Tag: #music

Hollywood Calling - Vampires Anonymous

Another post from a distant memory of my time as a sound engineer, tour manager and musician in the 90’s Setting the Scene Way back in 1999 I was still living in California, having moved there while working with legendary british band The Specials, and after they split I kept working with their singer and good friend Neville Staple. He wanted to keep touring and to stay in Long Beach, so had formed a band...

Three Mics for Ray Charles

Posts in #music are from my previous career as a live and studio sound engineer in the 90’s. Feel free to skip ahead if you’re only here for the tech :) The Sun Theatre, Anaheim, CA. June 4th 1999 Way back in 1999/2000 I was the House Sound Engineer at the Sun Theatre in Anaheim California (now called “The Grove of Anaheim”). It was pretty new, launched in 1998 as what WikiPedia calls the “ill-fated”...