Do you stay calm and collected when your boss is foaming at the mouth and screaming at you? if you can, you can succeed as a monitor engineer.
Running a pretty big production where you have to take care of a lot of IEMs? Some are custom fit, and some are universal? Here are some tips on care and storage.
Personal mixers give each musician or performer the ability to have an individual monitor mix on stage that they are able to control. If you are still wrestling with whether or not to use In Ear Monitors, Ultimate Ears has a great set of posts about the way.
The simple truth is that In-Ear Monitors can help make singing live more manageable. In-ear monitoring allows you to hear your voice clearly inside your head, instead of down on the floor in front of you like with wedges. As a bonus, the IEMs act as plugs, reducing the amount of volume coming from the stage up to 26db.
We spoke to Ann Mundell-Noel, MA, gifted audiologist and founder of http://www.ultimatehearing.net/ about ways to keep the ear canal clear and clean. Not only can ear wax can lead to a decrease in hearing levels as it builds up, but can affect the quality of the sound you hear from from your UE Pros as that sound has to get through to wax to get to your ear drums.