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On Location Recording Techniques by Jan Bartlett, Jenny Bartlett, Bruce Bartlett

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At the Session: Setup and Recording

Okay! You’ve arrived at the venue. After parking, offload your gear to a holding area, rather than on stage, because gear on stage likely will need to be moved.

Learn the names of the PA company crew members and be friendly. These people can be your assets or your enemies. Think before you comment to them. Try to remain in the background and do not interfere with their normal way of doing things (for example, take the secondary side of the split).

Power and Grounding Practice

At the job, you need to take special precautions with power distribution, interconnecting multiple sound systems, and electric guitar grounding.

Power Distribution System

Consider buying, renting, or making your own single-phase power ...

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