Monitoring

Do I need an amp for in ear monitors?

In ear monitors are a great way to get a high-quality audio experience while performing. They allow musicians and performers to hear themselves in the mix without having to use bulky, heavy headphones. However, they have one downside: their sound quality isn’t always as good as it could be because of how close you have…

Can in ear monitors damage your ears?

A lot of in ear monitors are marketed as being “noise cancelling” but in truth, they are just less noisy. The problem with this is that they still emit sound waves, and these can damage your hearing over time. So yes, personal monitors can damage your ears and should not be used for an extended…

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Why do singers wear earpieces?

Have you ever seen a singer wearing earpieces? Many singers use in ear monitors to help them sing in tune and improve their vocal performance. Earpieces are small speakers that fit inside the ear canal, which means that singers can hear themselves singing without any outside interference. Singers often wear in-ear monitors (earpieces) to prevent…

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How to use an in ear click track for live performance

Nothing is like in the past when it comes to music. The sound, the dynamics, the general loudness, the genre, and the biggest difference is something that can’t really be described in words. In the world of music, many terms are used, such as groove, feel, flow. These terms, you will admit, are generally accepted…

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How do in-ear monitors work?

In-ear monitors are being used extensively now in many concert venues, clubs and churches. They offer a level of flexibility that floor monitors can’t do to the same extent and come in both wireless and wired formats. The wireless kind work in a similar way to a wireless microphone, in that you have a transmitter…

Stage Floor Monitor Speaker Setup: Mixer Connections and Placement

For running a PA system with a live band, some kind of monitor system is a must . Therefore, it is right to say that stage monitors are often the backbone of all good live performances. A musical performance is said to be good if your audience can hear you perfectly and if you can…