Pro Audio: Articles & Videos

Video: Mackie DL1608 mixer

Video: Mackie DL1608 mixer

by Video Guest

When you dock your 4th generation iPad® into Mackie's DL1608 interface console, it becomes the control surface of a full-featured 16-channel mixer with stereo outputs for your main PA speakers and 6 auxiliary outputs for different monitor mixes or special effects.

 
Music student performance appraisals made easy

Music student performance appraisals made easy

by Video Guest

In this video from PreSonus, John Mlynczak shows you how to use the PreSonus AudioBox Studio to efficiently record and share students' performance assessments.

 
iPad® recording made easy

iPad® recording made easy

by Ken Nail

A look at gear that can help you do multitrack recordings on your iOS devices.

 
Recording school band rehearsals

Recording school band rehearsals

by Video Guest

John Mlynczak, Education Market Manager for PreSonus, shows you how to record your school band's rehearsals using the AudioBox 44VSL.

 
Music education solutions

Music education solutions

by Video Guest

John Mlynczak, the music education guru at PreSonus, gives an overview of how PreSonus software and hardware can be used by music teachers and their students.

 
Recording a school jazz band concert

Recording a school jazz band concert

by Video Guest

This PreSonus video shows how to set up a StudioLive digital mixer and connect it to a computer to make a school jazz band concert recording.

 
PreSonus StudioLive for theater

PreSonus StudioLive for theater

by Video Guest

PreSonus StudioLive mixers are perfect for school or community theater productions because they are easy for students and volunteers to learn.

 
Setting up your practice space

Setting up your practice space

by Video Guest

This PreSonus video shows how to set up the PreSonus Music Creation Suite in your home practice room.

 
Step up your practice

Step up your practice

by Video Guest

Listening to yourself play is an essential part of learning to play an instrument. This video gives you an overview of the PreSonus recording gear and software.

 
Using the tuner in Studio One

Using the tuner in Studio One

by Video Guest

This video gives shows you how to use the tuner in PreSonus Studio One recording software to develop your ability to play in tune.

 
Using the metronome and drum loops in PreSonus Studio One

Using the metronome and drum loops in PreSonus Studio One

by Video Guest

This video shows you how to use the metronome and drum loops in PreSonus Studio One. Practicing with a metronome is essential. Studio One makes it fun, too.

 
Introducing Nimbit

Introducing Nimbit

by Video Guest

Nimbit is a service lets you easily upload and share music with families, promote your music programs, and raise funds. See how it works.

 
dbx speaker management systems

dbx speaker management systems

by Buck Pomerantz

dbx DriveRack systems are multi-function processors, connected between the mixer and the amplifiers of a PA, that once properly set, automatically keep the mix sounding good.

 
Wireless microphone buying guide

Wireless microphone buying guide

by Ken Nail

A wireless microphone can free you up to concentrate on your performance. But where to start when you're looking for a wireless microphone system? This buying guide will help you find the right gear to match your needs.

 
Bluetooth® adds wireless connections to studio monitors

Bluetooth® adds wireless connections to studio monitors

by Ken Nail

Bluetooth adds another dimension to powered studio monitor speakers, giving you some fun new ways to use them. With Bluetooth, you can keep your monitors connected to your mixer or audio interface for recording purposes, while at the same time listening to music or audio from other devices.

 
Video: Intro to home recording

Video: Intro to home recording

by Ken Nail

Want to get into home recording, but not sure where to begin? Crutchfield takes a look at the basics of setting up a home recording studio in this short video.

 
Setting up a powered-speaker PA system

Setting up a powered-speaker PA system

by Bob Bihlmayer

This article describes how to set up a powered-speaker PA system, including setup, soundchecking, and teardown tips.

 
Video: Updating the sound system at Trinity Irish Pub

Video: Updating the sound system at Trinity Irish Pub

by Video Guest

We sent an in-house pro audio expert to design a sound system for Trinity Irish Pub's dance floor. Complete with Crown amps, Furman power protection and JBL speakers, it was an instant hit.

 
Dance club sound system installation

Dance club sound system installation

by Buck Pomerantz

A popular Charlottesville, VA dance club had blown their old speakers trying to play music loud enough for the crowd. With Crutchfield's help, they overhauled their PA system.

 
Handheld digital audio recorders buying guide

Handheld digital audio recorders buying guide

by David Brown

These recorders are more than just simple audio-capture devices. Learn about valuable features for musicians and videographers.