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Quick query: how many clubs these days use stereo sound reinforcement from the stage? I don't get out much anymore, so maybe I'm behind the times, but back in the day there were few clubs running live stereo sound from the stage. Canned music, sure, but I can't think of any clubs I frequented had stereo SR.
My band has been using backing tracks for years. We used to use minidisc, then moved to ipod. We pan all the backing left (which goes to the PA) and the click right (which goes to a headphone amp for the drummer). However i'd like to solve these problems: 1. Fiddly useage. Our drummer has problems cueing the next track with the small ipod. So big buttons, simple quick and no menu scrolling would be GREAT. 2: Stereo. We want to be able to send the backing in stereo and run a 3rd channel for the click. We don't have loads of money to spend, but are willing to invest insomething that works well. Any thoughts on this would be greatly appreciated. Also i'm aware many people might say use a computer, but i feel this is a pretty scary prospect when gigging small, sweaty, beer sligning venues. Maybe you can talk me round...lets see!!!
05-20-2009 10:33 AM
Quick query: how many clubs these days use stereo sound reinforcement from the stage?
I don't get out much anymore, so maybe I'm behind the times, but back in the day there were few clubs running live stereo sound from the stage. Canned music, sure, but I can't think of any clubs I frequented had stereo SR.
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05-26-2009 08:48 AM
hi--Ive used a Digitech Jamman to play my backing tracks for a couple of years,now..Its small,and built like a tank...has 2 pedals...(Start/Stop)...although it wasnt designed for this purpose..it has been flawless!..The 2G Flashcard holds 99 tracks...and while a track is playing you can cue up the next ...
02-04-2013 10:49 PM
Hey guys,..Kenny here. I am sure this is going to sound fairly lame but I "really" would appreciate ANY and ALL the help I can get on on how to run backing tracks live on stage with my country band. I am working a very talented up and coming Texas artist and he has assigned me the task of figuring out this technology
First of all, I am buying the tracks from a site named karoki-version. The tracks are excellent and exactly what we want. HERE is the problem: Once I get them mixed, then I download them to my PC...the CLICK TRACK is included on the mix. Now, my problem is HOW do I split the click from the main track (or file) and send it directly to our drummer? I have tried Audicity and everything else but keep coming up short. I am sure the fault lies with ME. It just that I am guitar player for starters, and I just cannot seem to master the technology here??
I keep reading where you guys are talking about "panning" the click hard left to the drummer. OK, I "know" what "panning" means obviously,...but what EQUIPMENT do I need to split the click? Right now I only have my laptop. Sorry to sound so inexperienced but ANY help would be greatly appreciated. Please, if you decide to be kind enough to help me, ...please rememmber you are dealing with somoene who has NEVER before done this. So, please don't take anything for granted when explaining it to me. Thanks so much. Sorry for the long message, I am just about ready to pull my hair out!!!
02-05-2013 08:28 AM
Fletcher, i like your DVD player idea except the potential problem with skipping.
not a good idea, a DVD is not 100% reliable in playback, they can skip, even skip when nobody touches the player, DAT would be better old technology
03-24-2013 06:04 AM
Go to Karoake Version and customize your song with all of the tracks you want but without the "click" track and make an mp3. Down load it. Then go back to Karaoke Version and record just the "click" track from the same song and make an mp3. Down load it. Now you have 2 mp3's ..one with just the click track and one with the music. You can now use a recorder or software (Audacity) to record each mp3 to either the left or right channels of a new recording. The new recording will now have a separated click track on one channel and the music on the other.
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