Making THE Wedgeless Transition

Frink, Mark
August 2005
Mix;Aug2005, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p45
Provides tips for touring artists who are considering to switch from wedges to in-air monitoring system. Reasons behind the hesitation among bandmembers to open up discussions with their sound engineers regarding hearing damage, costs and not hearing oneself enough; Advantages of in-ear monitors over a speakers and amplifiers based on a wedge system; Caution to bands who are considering placing transducers into their ears without proper care.


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