Technology BreakthroUghs In Concert SoUnd

May 2005
Mix;May2005, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p70
The article discusses that many of today's high-tech products have complicated the lives and have made decisions regarding inventory an endless nightmare of guesswork, yet it is easy to forget how stone-age humans were not so long ago. During the past 10 years, concert sound technology has dramatically improved. The digital live console is the equivalent of next year's hybrid car. As the world changes and the available models improve, the benefits become clearer. The upshot of a decade of progress? Often, it is now easier to succeed with arena or shed shows than in smaller, traditional venues.


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