When setting up a new show, I find there are certain tools that are absolutely indispensable for the work I do onsite. For a moderate sum of money, it’s easy to assemble a basic toolkit to bring to the theatre that will cover nearly everything you need. I usually put my tools in a small […]Continue readingMore Tag
Review: Rowin Mini Guitar Pedals
I recently had the opportunity to check out some really cool Rowin mini guitar pedals from China. Rowin has been manufacturing mini guitar pedals for years. They have a pedal for just about every effect and need, including many varieties of distortion, delay, chorus, and even various looper pedals. The pedals are rugged, well made, […]Continue readingMore Tag
Review: The Pelican Case
So it’s time to share my love affair with one of my favorite products: the Pelican case. As you already probably know, Pelican makes ultra sturdy watertight equipment cases that have become the standard in audio, video, and military use. They’re virtually indestructable, come in all different shapes and sizes, offer excellent protection for your […]Continue readingMore Tag
Do I Really Need A UPS for MainStage Keyboard Programming?
An issue that comes up frequently when I’m setting up MainStage keyboard programming for new theatrical productions is whether or not to use a UPS for the keyboard and backing track rigs. There are several ways of approaching this issue, and after setting up shows both with and without UPS units, I have some insights […]Continue readingMore Tag