A History Of Live Sound
Abe Jacob - Godfather of Broadway Sound

Abe Jacob - Godfather of Broadway Sound

October 20, 2020

Broadway, The Beatles, Hendrix: Abe Jacob has been at the forefront of Theatre sound for over 45 years. Before that he was on the sound team at The Beatles last public show in Candlestick Park, and also mixed Jimi Hendrix. He has seen it all! 

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Pt 3/3 Phil Dudderidge - Focusrite

Pt 3/3 Phil Dudderidge - Focusrite

July 30, 2020

In 1989 a small company called Focusrite was insolvent. Phil was looking for a new challenge. How did he transform it from a struggling analogue company to a successful, cutting edge digital one?

 

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Pt 2/2 Steve Bedlam - Illegal Raves

Pt 2/2 Steve Bedlam - Illegal Raves

July 15, 2020

Steve Bedlam talks about Castlemorton Common, getting confiscated PA's back, starting Noise Control Audio, and his current work running the Refugee Crisis Kitchen.

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Pt 1/2 Steve Bedlam - Illegal Raves

Pt 1/2 Steve Bedlam - Illegal Raves

July 15, 2020

Steve Bedlam was one of the people behind Bedlam Sound System, and as he puts it "We never played anywhere that was legal". He and his friends in Spiral Tribe and other sound systems of the time provided the sound in warehouses and fields across the country. 

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“Big Pete” Russell - Punk to Professional

“Big Pete” Russell - Punk to Professional

July 7, 2020

Pete Russell started sound engineering when bands still owned the PA. Years later, he was Metallica's System Tech on the Justice For All tour, and PA was owned by PA companies. He has mixed Stiff Little Fingers & Thunder (amongst others) and worked as a project manger for SSE.

Pete explains how a cottage industry became a professional one.

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Pt 2/3 Phil Dudderidge - Soundcraft

Pt 2/3 Phil Dudderidge - Soundcraft

July 4, 2020

Phil started Soundcraft with Graham Blyth in 1973, and the company went on to become one of the most successful mixer manufacturers in the world. Along the way he provided the sound for The Old Grey Whistle Test, sold mixers to the Americans, and gave Dave Stewart a lift to Geneva airport. 

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Pt 1/3 Phil Dudderidge & Led Zeppelin

Pt 1/3 Phil Dudderidge & Led Zeppelin

July 3, 2020

Phil Dudderidge was Led Zeppelin's first sound engineer. In this episode we discuss how he earned this title, about gigs and touring in the late 60's / early 70's, and how to mix a band for 25000 people in 1970.

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