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Basic Live Sound Reinforcement by Penny Pattison, Raven Biederman

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Part 1

Introducing Live Sound

To begin at the beginning we need to answer a few fundamental questions and establish some basic definitions to build upon. To that end, Chapter 1 begins with the question “What is live sound?”, and builds a basic answer to this fundamental question by discussing when and how we use live sound reinforcement and, more importantly, why we use it.

Next, in Chapters 2 and 3 we look at the live sound industry, including topics such as the types of businesses and clients that hire live sound employees, the difference between employment status and freelance work, and examples of typical opportunities for entry-level live sound workers. Many live sound beginners start with a limited understanding of the industry, and even ...

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