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Re: Zoe Keating at Old First Church in San Francisco, on Van Ness and Sacramento, Friday April 24th, at 8pm

yeah! volume pedals would be cool...we weren't supposed to have  
monitors on at all!

ah well, festival sound is like that. you have 15 minutes to setup &  
linecheck and then GO

On Apr 24, 2009, at 8:59 AM, Stefan Tiedje wrote:

>> the monitor guy had the stage monitors in front of me on for this  
>> song, and towards the end was cranking them so the stage was LOUD  
>> (normally we have in ears to avoid this issue). i started to  
>> feedback something fierce and couldn't do anything about it.  i had  
>> to cut the song and couldn't do my planned long layered looping  
>> outro...but it worked out...
> Stage monitors need built in volume pedals, and you have to glue a  
> tape across the main mixer channels to prevent deaf sound guys to  
> crank up anything. I always tell them balancing sound is lowering  
> the too loud levels, not pushing what doesn't get through...
> Stefan