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Access All Areas

A real world guide to gigging and touring

Book2007

Author:

Trev Wilkins

Access All Areas

A real world guide to gigging and touring

Book2007

 

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Trev Wilkins

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From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experie ... read full description

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    Chapter 1 - Getting started

    Pages 1-12

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    Chapter 2 - We are family

    Pages 13-27

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    Chapter 3 - Ready to rock, but is your gear?

    Pages 28-38

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    Chapter 4 - Hello — Rehearsals and meetings

    Pages 39-47

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    Chapter 5 - Arranging the gigs

    Pages 48-60

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    Chapter 6 - The knowledge — Basics that you need to know

    Pages 61-79

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    Chapter 7 - Speakers and amps

    Pages 80-98

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    Chapter 8 - Microphones and DI boxes

    Pages 99-117

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    Chapter 9 - Monitoring

    Pages 118-131

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    Chapter 10 - EQ, dynamics and effects

    Pages 132-154

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    Chapter 11 - Mixing — Consoles and how they work

    Pages 155-182

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    Chapter 12 - Connections — Plugs, sockets and cables

    Pages 183-197

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    Chapter 13 - Lighting

    Pages 198-214

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    Chapter 14 - Arrival — The venue and setting up

    Pages 215-223

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    Chapter 15 - Testing one, two — The soundcheck

    Pages 224-234

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    Chapter 16 - Good evening — The show

    Pages 235-243

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    Chapter 17 - Goodnight — After the show

    Pages 244-249

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    Chapter 18 - There and back again — Transport and accommodation

    Pages 250-262

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    Real-life examples

    Pages 263-267

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    General glossary

    Pages 268-276

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    Theater glossary

    Pages 277-284

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    Index

    Pages 285-291

About the book

Publisher's Note: Transferred to Taylor & Francis as of 2012

Description

From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experiences Wilkins provides you with the key technical aspects of gigging and touring in an easily understood manner. Whether you are performing in a church, club or concert hall, Access All Areas has examples and suggestions to make the event run smoothly. Gain understanding of the terms and techniques involved in live music performance. Learn what the industry use as standard equipment as well as what it does and how to use it effectively from an industry expert. If you are backstage, in front of the mic or behind the sound booth this book needs to be in your toolbox for constant reference.

From the paperwork to the practical aspects, Access All Areas gives you an excellent insight into the live music and touring industry. Drawing on a vast range of real-world experiences Wilkins provides you with the key technical aspects of gigging and touring in an easily understood manner. Whether you are performing in a church, club or concert hall, Access All Areas has examples and suggestions to make the event run smoothly. Gain understanding of the terms and techniques involved in live music performance. Learn what the industry use as standard equipment as well as what it does and how to use it effectively from an industry expert. If you are backstage, in front of the mic or behind the sound booth this book needs to be in your toolbox for constant reference.

Key Features

* Gain expert advise on key practical areas of the live music scene and what's involved in putting a show together
* Benefit from Wilkins' extensive industry experience
* Learn how to stage an event in any venue

* Gain expert advise on key practical areas of the live music scene and what's involved in putting a show together
* Benefit from Wilkins' extensive industry experience
* Learn how to stage an event in any venue

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ISBN

978-0-240-52044-5

Language

English

Published

2007

Copyright

Copyright © 2007 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved

Imprint

Focal Press

Authors

Trev Wilkins