Just spent five days at the at always great SAS club in Delémont to prepare and rehearse the album release show for the local rock band Manitu.
We used an interesting combination of Behringer’s X32 rack as the stagebox and full console at front of house, so that the monitoring would stay constant with their future shows, and in case the X32 full would not be available for FOH we’d just pull out an ipad or two and use those to mix. Needless to say everything went more than smooth, and I keep getting overwhelmed by the functionality of this desk. Whatever issue came up, it rarely took more than five minutes to come up with a solution. So again, props to Behringer – I instantly made sure there will be one waiting for me for the next residency in two weeks…
Mic-wise, we went for the usual combination of D6/91 on kick, D2 for toms, Heil’s Pr20 and a e604 on snare, AT3000 on overheads/hat/ride, Heil Pr30 on guitar/bass, and a line6 wireless with an SM58 capsule for lead vocals – Nothing complicated here, although we messed around with a few options, but pretty quickly came back to this choice.
Also got to work with the mighty light engineer Patrick Häberli again, who made sure my eye sockets feel proper abused after five days of intense visual wave bombardment.
Check out a few un/quality pics: