What does an an audio engineer do?

The retooled ElectricCanyon.com website is online, thanks for visiting. It includes this blog to share audio highlights, information and stories. I have always shared audio knowledge and my experience with those interested. A sound guy’s real life experience can...

Digital Consoles hit the mainstream

The first time I touched a digital console was in 1988…twenty seven years ago. It was Yamaha’s first, and it was conceptually a great idea, but did not sound very good and flopped. The following two decades did not sound so good in the digital mixing world...

The Noise Series

Noise is part of life. As an audio engineer, I am often attempting to eliminate or minimize noise at live music events and in the recording studio. As a creative passion unto its own, I create electronically generated noise available for listeners to stream on YouTube...

The Magic Snare

A nice sounding instrument in the hands of a performer that knows how to play it is a magical combination that often makes life a little easier for an audio engineer. This is true on stage live or in the recording studio. A sound system, in a live performance setting,...