167 episodes

Build your career as a sound engineer.
The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production. Submit your questions: http://buff.ly/Nwpsf0

Nathan Lively is a Career Coach for Audio Professionals, Podcast Consultant for Small Businesses, and Author.

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    • 4.8 • 87 Ratings

Build your career as a sound engineer.
The podcast for live audio professionals. Interviews with the leading innovators in concert, theatre, and corporate production. Submit your questions: http://buff.ly/Nwpsf0

Nathan Lively is a Career Coach for Audio Professionals, Podcast Consultant for Small Businesses, and Author.

    Nobody Cares until the Shit Hits the Fan

    Nobody Cares until the Shit Hits the Fan

    Complete show notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/nobody-cares-until-the-shit-hits-the-fan/

    Interview with FOH sound engineer Sean Sullivan about having a solid backup plan for every link in the signal chain and using virtual playback for sound system calibration.

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    • 57 min
    Intro to Digital Wireless Intercom with Peter Erskine

    Intro to Digital Wireless Intercom with Peter Erskine

    Show Notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/intro-to-digital-wireless-intercom-with-peter-erskine/

    Interview with freelance coms and RF coordinator Peter Erskine on Unity Intercom, deploying intercom antennas properly, and the must have tools for today's RF technician.

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    • 54 min
    What happens if you're not familiar with a speaker?

    What happens if you're not familiar with a speaker?

    Complete Show Notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/?p=48254

    In this episode of Sound Design Live I'm joined by Manager of Technical Services at GerrAudio Distribution, Ian Robertson, independent consultant and designer of AV systems, Arthur Skudra, and previous vice-president now board member of the AES for the Latin American Region, César Lamschtein. We discuss career advice coming out of the pandemic and how Tracebook can support your work in the field when you run into speakers you're not familiar with.

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    • 50 min
    Nothing in an audio analyzer tells you how good it sounds

    Nothing in an audio analyzer tells you how good it sounds

    show notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/?p=48178

    In this episode of Sound Design Live I'm joined by Advanced Systems Specialist at d&b audiotechnik, Nick Malgieri. We discuss the self-aware PA system and the future of live sound, cardioid subs, and why there's no polarity switch in d&b amps.

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    • 1 hr
    that moment when you realize monkeys are trying to steal your gear

    that moment when you realize monkeys are trying to steal your gear

    Complete Show Notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/that-moment-when-you-realize-monkeys-are-trying-to-steal-your-gear/

    Interview with Chief Engineer at B2B Podcast Agency, K Bharath. We discuss podcast production and the dangers of outdoor production in Thailand.

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    • 21 min
    When will this 'immersive' fad be over?

    When will this 'immersive' fad be over?

    show notes: https://www.sounddesignlive.com/?p=47989

    In this episode of Sound Design Live my guests are the Director of System Optimization and Senior Technical Support Specialist at Meyer Sound, Bob McCarthy and Josh Dorn-Fehrmann. We discuss the perception of immersive sound systems from marketing nonsense to power system design tool.

    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
87 Ratings

87 Ratings

Stephen Personal ,

So helpful!

Nathan is so knowledgeable and I’m thankful he shares it with our community of audio engineers!

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Great life lesson

Thanks for this podcast. I sorry about your family Omar. When I hear your story tear around my eyes. I hope you got better now.

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Great audio knowledge enhancement

If you are serious about increasing your knowledge of sound this podcast is well worth your time. Always very fun provoking and makes me feel I’ve learned something valuable for my profession in audio. Thank you Nathan!
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