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I don't know for sure without seeing it, but..

June 09, 2024 02:23PM
My guess is that mic was a direct line to the monitor mixer.. generally there is another entire mixing board off stage on stage left.. could get bon stage right, too, but usually left from my experiences.. there is a guy running that board and his entire function is to mix the monitor mixes onstage.. more and more people are using ear buds for monitors, but I prefer monitors cranked.. each monitor, for each guy onstage has a different mix, determined by whoever monitor it is..

For example, in MY monitors I only want two things: guitar cranked full blast and snare drum cranked full blast.. ibwant the guitar screaming because the volume onslaught makes me feel invinceable, which gives me the proper attitude onstage for what I do.. but I can't hear anything but guitar, so I need the snare drum cranked so I can keep in time withe the drummer..

Nobody else wants their monitors like that.. bass player probably wants kick drum and snare, maybe lots vocals.. drummers (feel free to chime in Jimmy) if they are setup typically, are about even with the guitar amps, so they can't hear guitar on a large stage, so they need lots of guitar in their monitors.. maybe not in a smaller venue, but definitely in a larger one.. everyone has different want and needs onstage..

My guess is he was talking to the monitor mixer asking for something specific.. I might be wrong, but that's my best guess..

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Ramgator81June 09, 2024 09:48AM

  I don't know for sure without seeing it, but..

sstrams37June 09, 2024 02:23PM

  Bass and Vocals are critical....

JamesJM33June 09, 2024 04:18PM

  Yeah, we set up differently..

sstrams24June 09, 2024 05:14PM

  You can see it in this photo... Attachments

Ramgator39June 10, 2024 07:17AM

  Yeah, I'd bet that's a direct line to the..

sstrams34June 10, 2024 08:38AM

  Yeah. I could see a couple of guys sitting behind control boards to the right of the stage.

Ramgator31June 10, 2024 01:17PM

  Possibly giv8ng specific instructions,.

sstrams25June 10, 2024 01:40PM

  He's playing behind a shield....

JamesJM30June 10, 2024 09:05AM

  Jimmy, Jimmy, Jimmy..

sstrams25June 10, 2024 09:09AM

  The only one I can make out.....

JamesJM30June 10, 2024 09:23AM

  Yeah, you're going to have to help me out here....

JamesJM38June 10, 2024 09:26AM

  Well, here's the two I see.. Attachments

sstrams30June 10, 2024 09:39AM

  Yeah, considered that one....

JamesJM34June 10, 2024 09:53AM

  hehe, I'm losing it Steve....

JamesJM32June 10, 2024 09:35AM

  Well, by rack I mean..

sstrams25June 10, 2024 09:41AM

  That makes sense...

JamesJM31June 10, 2024 09:57AM

  BOTH Drummers...Currington's and the Opening Act had drum shields. Gotta say..

Ramgator30June 10, 2024 01:22PM

  How big was the venue?

sstrams30June 10, 2024 01:46PM

  My Wife corrected me and she was right. The Opener did not use a shield.

Ramgator34June 10, 2024 02:32PM

  Here it is...... Attachments

Ramgator36June 10, 2024 02:36PM

  We have that same,,

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