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Managing dozens of wireless stage mics

This just requires using advanced enough wireless systems. Shure ULX-P for example can support 1440 different frequencies. They most likely mix in to subgroups and then mix subgroups together. ...
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Considerations for moving monitor mixes to the stage

It depends on how decent the gear is where you are playing. If they have cheap stuff, it might be a problem, but from the medium end on up, they should either be able to use channel line inputs that ...
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Considerations for moving monitor mixes to the stage

Ill answer your concerns in order 1) This depends on what you have but most if not all the mixers I have ever encountered have both line an mic level inputs. Some of the new digital stuff has a ...
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Need to know what I can use to sustain vocals or a vocal note live?

A good looper will do the the trick. Ableton - Live is a really good software for live performances, you should definetly take a look at it. It also includes his own looper. if Ableton's looper does ...
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Need to know what I can use to sustain vocals or a vocal note live?

The voice, when naturally sustaining a note, will do so with probably a slight vibrato effect and maybe some modulation. So, if you don't get the overall time frame correct it will sound unnatural - ...
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How to restrict the dynamic range of a vocal without thickening it?

For your situation I would at first consider teaching the singer better mic technique, if it is acceptable. From technical side if her sound is too thick after compression I would use EQ and gently ...
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Can I Record 4ch in a zoom H4n with my setup?

The main issue with this is going to be the gain setting for the external mic. The H4N is expecting stereo input, but you are using dual mono with two different mics which are likely to have different ...
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What is a low-cost home-brew way add basic stage monitor with PA system?

Your only real solution, which is also cheap, is just to upgrade your mixer. It is not expensive to get a powered mixer with monitor outputs, and a couple of cheap wedge cabs. You really don't want ...
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Reproducing effects on recorded track, in LIVE performance

Are you planning on running through a minefield with only your hands over your ears as protection, or do you want this with maximum resilience? Maximum resilience needs two identical computer rigs &...
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It's impossible, how do I get a lightweight, portable, loud busking amp/PA?

This is a very difficult question to answer. It comes down to "how loud is loud enough" which is the same is "how long is a piece of string" So let me try answer in a generic way. Sound Pressure ...
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How to remove hiss in Adobe Audition?

Michael Hansen Buur pretty much answered this question in his comment, or at least gave a shove in the right direction. But having the tools is only a small part of successful noise removal. There ...
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Need to know what I can use to sustain vocals or a vocal note live?

I use a TC Helicon voice live play pedal and use the hit button control. I set the vocal effect with a plate reverb and have a quarter note delay set on the the Hit Button control. Going into the ...
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Managing dozens of wireless stage mics

With todays modern tech its not that tough. The biggest issue is making sure every thing is on its own frequency and the frequencies are properly spaced. Shure makes a software tool for their mic ...
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Which software sequencers are good for live performances?

If you are into live algorithmic composition, you might also be interested in the free IMPROVISOR software by Percussa which works with the Percussa AudioCubes as well as Ableton Live.
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