Let’s Have The Volume Conversation – Gig Gab Podcast 142

Your band is too loud. Ever heard that before? You’ve probably heard it at every type of gig imaginable. Is it your fault? Yes, it’s yours. Not just you, but not just your band, either. Yep, it’s time… Paul and Dave have The Volume Conversation. Are they honest enough? Only you can be the judge! Listen, learn, and then let ’em have it. Email feedback@giggabpodcast.com to let them know what you think!

Chapters/Timestamps:

  • 00:00:00 Gig Gab 142 – Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • 00:01:10 Mystical, Mysterious, Ethereal Conceptual Talk About Volume
    • “I’m a drummer and therefore I’m guilty”
    • “I’m a guitar player and therefore I’m accused”
  • 00:03:14 Inside vs. Outside
  • 00:04:09 Getting your sound before the gig starts
    • Drummers! Experiment with loosening your snares
  • 00:06:43 Get underneath the vocals
  • 00:08:18 Balancing with everyone else on stage
  • 00:10:03 Learn how to engineer your band
  • 00:13:01 Starting the night the right way
  • 00:17:25 Listen to the stage
  • 00:19:23 Retrain yourself!
  • 00:20:43 Drummers and self-awareness
  • 00:22:37 When the drummer can be your friend
  • 00:26:04 Learn how your instrument needs to fit inside the mix
  • 00:30:25 Volume is a multi-headed monster
  • 00:32:40 GG 142 Outtro

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