Get your audio dialed in for Studio Mode Hangouts On Air!
I’ve had numerous people ask me what setup I run for Google+ Hangouts on Air concerts, specifically how to get good sound in Studio Mode. I’ve settled into my setup after more than a bit of trial and error, so hopefully I can save you a bit of time and trouble with this guide. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be particularly expensive or complicated to arrive at a pleasant sounding setup.
Why You Need This Guide
Google+ and Hangouts are affording you an incredible opportunity to connect personally with music fans all over the world. Not only that, but you’re able to broadcast your music LIVE on Youtube, with a recording being made available after the show.
However, you can’t just “plug it all in” and have it work like a dream. Oftentimes what you’re hearing through your headphones isn’t what is coming out on the other end. Even more important than the equipment you use is taking the time to set everything up properly.
With this guide I hope to cover most everything you’ll need to work out your own setup for Hangouts On Air. The goal here is to give you a better idea of the capabilities, limitations and requirements of using Studio Mode for Hangouts On Air. Also, to provide some resources for further research. Continue reading →
Live from the Moroccan Ballroom at world famous Village Studios
Los Angeles, CA – Sept 29th, 2013
It was an immense honor to perform and be a part of the team to put on the 2013 Artists In The Plus Online Music Festival. And what an incredible venue! Steely Dan, The Rolling Stones, Phil Collins, Stone Temple Pilots, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and scores of other legendary artists have recorded there.
These are the highlights from my performances over the course of the weekend.
00:51 – Right Here
04:40 – End of the World
12:12 – Done
16:25 – Failure to Thrive
20:12 – End of the World (Reprise) [from Studio A]
The world’s biggest online music festival has gotten even bigger! The 2013 Artists In The Plus Online Music Festival is LIVE on Youtube from Friday September 27th-29th.
Live from The Village
This year we’re proud to be hosting the whole shebang, including 30 live musical acts from the famous Village Studios in Los Angeles, CA! Legendary groups Pink Floyd, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan, and many more have recorded at The Village, along with contemporary acts like Sara Bareilles, The Shins and Grace Potter.
If you’re in the LA area and wish to attend, hit up the Contact button for more info. We’ve got space for 150 and it’s going to fill up fast.