Short of a power outage, nothing stops a performance quicker than feedback problems. Fortunately, most feedback issues can prevented or minimized with a few tricks during set up and sound check. The first step is positioning. The relationship between speakers and microphones is important and will be the largest determining factor of whether you […]Read more "Fight the Feedback"
Seismic Audio is proud to launch a new video showcase for up and coming bands entitled Seismic Sessions. Our first session is now live and available on our YouTube page. The artist is wzuh, a local hip-hop artist whose lyrics will challenge you to think and grooves will get your body moving. He’s backed by […]Read more "Presenting Seismic Sessions"
We, here at Seismic Audio, have just recently welcomed our newest family member. It is the S Wave speaker series, a passive version of the popular L Wave series. Long demanded and finally produced, the S Wave is our absolute best choice for portable PA systems for bands, DJs and sound companies. Many features make […]Read more "Seismic Spotlight: S Wave"
Houses of worship have their own particular live sound needs above and beyond the usual rock-and-roll gig. The idea is still to reinforce the sound to the point that the audience can hear clearly and comfortably. However, in most worship settings, this is a much lower volume than even the smallest of gigs. Also, there […]Read more "Fundamentals of Church Sound"
Whether you are in a band, are a DJ or KJ, are a sound engineer, or you rent PAs; the soundcheck is a vital moment that determines how the actual show will go. If you have an effective soundcheck, the show should be a breeze and you’ll have the time to fix any unexpected problems. […]Read more "Essential Tips for an Effective Soundcheck"
DJs, rightfully, spend a lot of time working on their sets. This is the heart of DJing. However, if your live show sounds bad then it doesn’t matter how good your set is. I’ve collected some good tips here for the gigging DJ. Some may be common sense, some may not occur to you without […]Read more "10 Effective Live Sound Tips for DJs"
Powered speakers are the hot commodity in professional audio these days, but does that mean the time of passive speakers is over? It does not. Passive speakers still have some advantages over their powered brothers. Here are the Top 5. Easy to Fix and Modify Has your compression driver failed during a show? Did a […]Read more "Top 5 Reasons to Choose Passive Speakers"
The Magma series of PA speakers are the premium choice from the Seismic Audio stable. Built to rigorous standards, these speakers are solid enough to stand up to a lifetime of gigs. Each powered cabinet is matched to a purpose-built amplifier ensuring consistent sound quality every time. The single speaker cabinets, passive and active, are […]Read more "Seismic Spotlight: Magma Series Powered PA Speakers"
Powered, or active, speakers are the new kids on the block of the audio world. We, here at Seismic Audio, offer many different choices for all types of situations but why would you choose this new technology over the traditional favorite passive speakers? There are many reasons, here are the Top 5. Simplify your PA […]Read more "Five Reasons to Choose Powered Speakers"
Alright all you big timers, time to hit the road! We’ve all been there; driving hours through the night to make the next show, gear in a trailer behind you, and everything you own in the back of the van. Sleeping in the fetal position wondering when your next shower will be is always the […]Read more "Tour Season Gear Suggestions"