14 Jun 2008

The Secret Life of Live Sound Engineers

From The Secret Life Of, 4:10 pm on 14 June 2008

The job of a sound engineer can be a taxing one, involving long and late hours, difficult musicians, faulty equipment, drunken punters - everyone's got an opinion, and there is the risk of hearing loss. These are the people responsible for making the right sounds come out of the right places, and ensuring good gig-going experiences for both the performers and the audience. Kirsten Johnstone goes undercover to find out what makes this strange breed tick.