On the Road

August 2008
Mix;Aug2008, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p64
The article presents an interview with Mike Fechner, Dolly Parton's front-of-house engineer/production manager about the singer's Backwoods Barbie tour which is carrying a full system provided by Thunder Audio and Major Tom. He explains that he uses the Midas XL4 board to mix. He points out that one of the challenges he had with Parton's show is that it is 30 to 40 percent speaking and the singer uses a side-mounted cardioid microphone.


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