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Roadie Free Radio

By Roadie Free Radio Description Roadie Free Radio is your VIP pass to the behind the scene’s of the music and film business. so grab your gear and get on the bus! Great Free Podcast check it out here on iTunes

Stage Hands Clothing

We are a woman-owned company, we value family, quality, and dedication.  We witness the long hours and commitment of the professional stage hand.  We take that dedication to craft our business. We singularly focus on the needs of the backstage pro in the staging, events and production industry.  Our responsibly-sourced products are comfortable, long-wearing, protective, and curated…
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Lighting Technician Philadelphia Area

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Audio Visual – Events Job Number: 1884 Pay Rate: $23 to $35 Hourly (DOE) Plus Benefits Job Description An exciting opportunity for an events and staging Lighting Technician in Philadelphia! A growing national provider of event and staging services, is seeking an experienced Lighting Technician to join their growing team…
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Box of Doom – the king of isolation cabs

Gear reviews and “guitar player interviews”. The Guitar Zombie is the fastest spreading blog about guitars, amps, effects and other stuff. About The Guitar Zombie The Guitar Zombie is a guitar playing dude from Stockholm Sweden, constantly “walking” towards new learning areas of the guitar culture.. The purpose of this blog is to explore the…
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Understanding Employee vs. Contractor Designation

FS-2017-09, July 20, 2017 Know the difference and know your rights The Internal Revenue Service reminds small businesses of the importance of understanding and correctly applying the rules for classifying a worker as an employee or an independent contractor. For federal employment tax purposes, a business must examine the relationship between it and the worker. The IRS…
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The History of Microphones

by Mary Bellis  A microphone is a device for converting acoustic power into electric power that has essentially similar wave characteristics. These devices convert sound waves into electrical voltages that are eventually converted back into sound waves that are amplified through speakers. Today, these handy devices are often associated with music and entertainment, but the history…
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Audio Effects: The Beginner’s Guide to Shaping Your Sound

By Leticia Trandafir TOOLS LANDR Build your effects rack with all the knowledge you need. Panning Delay and Echo Reverb Chorus Distortion Equalization (EQ) Compression Tremolo Flanger and Phaser Filters Composers work with notes, melodies and chord progressions to write a song. The music producer’s toolbox is made of another kind of creative tool: audio effects. Of course…
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Jerry “Hodgie” Vierna PLSN Interview

by Michael S. Eddy • in 1000 Words With…February 2019 • Created: February 11, 2019 PLSN Magazine Jerry “Hodgie” Vierna is a lighting crew chief for concert touring and large events. He has traveled all over the world with a range of performers, including Poison, the Grateful Dead, Aerosmith, Madonna, Justin Timberlake and Roger Waters.…
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Plug-ins VS Outboard Gear

POSTED BY: THE MIX Which is Better, Plug-In or Outboard Gear? The decision to use plug-ins or outboard gear is one that all engineers must face. Whether they are a home studio hobbyist, or the seasoned professional.  Although in the real world, most people use a combination of either. For the sake of this blog we…
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Ozark Mountain Leasing Inc.

Our reputation is important to us at Ozark Mountain and we take great pride in making long term relationships with our clients.  You get the same family style service from the owners to the drivers regardless if you need 20 plus trucks or a triple stacked & packed to the doors single truck.  All of our clients are important to…
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