Eight of the best live sound engineers in Denver
Do know what the difference is between a good show and a great show? The sound. It's always the sound. When it's bad, you certainly know it. On the other hand, when it's a great mix, you might not even notice, unless you're a particularly astute listener. You might just think your favorite band is really on point that night. And while that may very well be true, the fact that the band sounds as good as it does definitely isn't by chance. What you're hearing is the hard -- and often thankless -- work of a great sound engineer. We're compiling a list of the best sound engineers in town, and here is the first in a series. Continue on to see the first eight of the best sound engineers in Denver, presented in no particular order.
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Venues: I started out at the Bluebird Theater and the Mercury Cafe, These days it's mostly regional outdoor music festivals
Years Mixing in Denver: 18 years
Years in the Biz: 22 years
Gig Pet Peeves: I hate it when the sprinklers go off during the gig. It happens every summer!
Favorite Piece of Live Gear: The Shure SM58 Microphone. It works every time!
Venues: All over the world. When I'm in town, hi-dive, MFP events, Xandstorm Audio events, guest engineering for hire.
Years Mixing in Denver: One decade to the T.
Years in the Biz: All of them. Just kidding; not all of them.
Gig Pet Peeves: Peavies are a peeve, except for, but not always, a 5150. Also, stop draggin' ass. And don't break it, either, while you're at it. And no lip, only smiles. And always point your amp at the front or back of your face. And another thing... !
Favorite Piece of Live Gear: A room with big giant humongous big awesome sounding big sound system in it. Real big.