188 episodes

Signal To Noise Podcast is about having conversations with people from all over the audio industry. We discuss everything from career path, technical knowledge, how-to steps, real-life stories and more that we can all resonate with or relate too. Hosted by Michael Lawrence, technical editor for ProSoundWeb & Live Sound International along with pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside and Chris Leonard.

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    • 4.8 • 45 Ratings

Signal To Noise Podcast is about having conversations with people from all over the audio industry. We discuss everything from career path, technical knowledge, how-to steps, real-life stories and more that we can all resonate with or relate too. Hosted by Michael Lawrence, technical editor for ProSoundWeb & Live Sound International along with pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside and Chris Leonard.

    161. Custer, FOH - MAX

    161. Custer, FOH - MAX

    The hosts chat with FOH mixer and production professional Custer, FOH engineer for pop artist MAX. Michael and Custer recount some experiences from a recent event they did together. Custer talks about finding the right console platform for the job, advocating for the artist, and integrating multiple types of technology into the performance.

    Join the Audio Nerd Book Club discord and learn about show networking from John Huntington: https://discord.gg/ETNV85yjNT

    This episode is sponsored by Audix , Allen & Heath, and RCF
    Join our Discord Server and our Facebook Group, Follow us on Instagram

    Please check out and support The Roadie Clinic, Their mission is simple. "We exist to empower & heal roadies and their families by providing resources & services tailored to the struggles of the touring lifestyle."

    The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard, and Sam Boone

    • 1 hr 19 min
    160. Matt Meyer, FOH / TM / MON

    160. Matt Meyer, FOH / TM / MON

    On episode 160, the hosts are joined by Matt Meyer. They discuss the topic of being "the only person an artist has", from being a FOH, TM, and more all at once for the artists. Matt talks about being an intention of the artist's brand and reputation, working well as a support act on shows, and more.
    Matt is a FOH, Monitor Engineer, TM, or a combination  for artists such as Emotional Oranges, Chiiild, Broken Social Scene, and more 

    Episode link - Michael Lawrence joined the Talking Ears Podcast to talk about SPL, loudness, and the audio engineer's responsibility when it comes to exposure risk at live sound events.

    This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.
    Join our Discord Server and our Facebook Group, Follow us on Instagram

    Please check out and support The Roadie Clinic, Their mission is simple. "We exist to empower & heal roadies and their families by providing resources & services tailored to the struggles of the touring lifestyle."

    The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard, and Sam Boone

    • 1 hr 12 min
    159. Work-Life Balance

    159. Work-Life Balance

    In episode 159 the hosts discuss the topic of work-life balance. Chris starts with an honest discussion on his current struggles with being "present" while home. Michael & Sam give advice on how to manage healthy friend/family relationships while on the road. They also discuss how to balance goals and passion for the work we do with family life and more.
    This will continue to be an ongoing conversation in future episodes as many people struggle in this area.

    This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.
    Join our Discord Server and our Facebook Group, Follow us on Instagram

    Please check out and support The Roadie Clinic, Their mission is simple. "We exist to empower & heal roadies and their families by providing resources & services tailored to the struggles of the touring lifestyle."

    The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard, and Sam Boone

    • 1 hr
    Talking Ears Podcast - SPL and Concert Safety

    Talking Ears Podcast - SPL and Concert Safety

    Michael Lawrence joined the Talking Ears Podcast to talk about SPL, loudness, and the audio engineer's responsibility when it comes to exposure risk at live sound events. Expressed through his work as a system engineer and senior instructor at Rational Acoustics, he brings humanity to the technical aspects and numbers when balancing a concert's perceived loudness and the safety of all involved.
    This episode features music by Audiologist and Talking Ears producer, Juan Vasquez and his band The Absolute Threshold.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    158. Kyle & Chris Q&A, Work-Life Balance

    158. Kyle & Chris Q&A, Work-Life Balance

    On episode 158 Kyle and Chris take questions from the Signal To Noise Facebook and Discord communities. They get to over a dozen topics like master buss processing, mixing "throw and go" shows, the role of a house tech, how to hang and not be a "buzz kill", first bus tour tips, and more. Kyle and Chris wrap up the conversation talking about their struggles with work-life balance.

    This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.
    Join our Discord Server and our Facebook Group, Follow us on Instagram

    The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard, and Sam Boone

    • 1 hr 28 min
    157. Bobbi Giel, Head Mastering Engineer - Welcome To 1979

    157. Bobbi Giel, Head Mastering Engineer - Welcome To 1979

    On Episode 157 The hosts are joined by Bobbi Giel, who is the Head Mastering Engineer at Welcome to 1979. They discuss the art and process of mastering albums, how it's different from digital and vinyl, and more. She talks about the process of cutting vinyl along with the considerations that need to go into it. This season at the Nashville Soccer Club home games, Bobbi and Welcome to 1979 are cutting game highlights live to vinyl.

    This episode is sponsored by Audix and Allen & Heath.
    Join our Discord Server and our Facebook Group, Follow us on Instagram

    The Signal To Noise podcast series on ProSoundWeb is hosted by Live Sound/PSW technical editor Michael Lawrence and pro audio veterans Kyle Chirnside, Chris Leonard, and Sam Boone

    • 1 hr 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

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Those dudes…

I have been in pro audio for almost 3 decades, listening to these dudes talk has been a reminder of why I am passionate about this industry and love what I do. Meeting new people and making lifelong friends along the way are the perks. Keep up the good work fellas

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Hosts are Top Tier Pros!

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