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Wax Happens. A Few Points to Consider Before Setting Your Impressions Appointment

You’ve made the bold move to get custom in-ear monitors. You’ve debated and asked around and now you are ready to get your impressions made.  You are stoked. You’ve made the appointment to see your local audiologist; you’re on your way! Then you hear the terrible news… the audiologist looks in your ear and says, [...]

Ultimate Ears Emma Hewitt

“Any singer that can hear themselves will instantly find their performance easier and less stressful” says Emma Hewitt

Emma Hewitt is an EDM singer / songwriter who released her first LP in 2008.  How did you discover Ultimate Ears? When I started gigging around pretty much all of the great sound guys were recommending Ultimate Ears for stage. I realized I HAD to get some with so many great recommendations.  And they truly [...]

Ultimate Ears Stories | FRIAS

FRIAS | Ultimate Ears Stories

Producer / Engineer  FRIAS has worked in the US and Mexico with bands as diverse as Molotov and Syntek. He’s worked both in the studio and in a variety of live settings. We caught FRIAS during a break in his non-stop schedule and got to ask everything from his history to what it’s like like [...]

Central Texas | Joy Bastow | Dealer Profile

Joy Bastow has been fitting, selling, and servicing in ear monitors for over 10 years. While she is based in Central Texas, she also travels the U.S. and has many who travel to her.   She is renowned for her skills in ear impressions, offering 24/7 customer service for her clients. She offers on site [...]

Ultimate Ears Stories | Larry Crane

Larry Crane – Tape Op Magazine | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Larry Crane is the creator of Tape Op Magazine. For nearly 20 years Tape Op has been a must read for those looking to learn and explore ideas in creative recording.   Fittingly,  Tape Op got it’s start in the mid 1990’s as a photocopied, hand-stapled magazine with spray painted covers. Since then Larry and [...]

Ultimate Ears Stories | Digital Audio Labs

The Fundamentals of Personal Monitoring. How to Create a Solid Mix.

Personal Monitoring 101 pt. 1 Brought to you by the makers of Livemix. DAL has been in the game since the 1980’s when digital audio was just emerging. They have always been known for incredible sound and build quality. So much so that some of their initial boxes are still our working in the field. [...]

Ultimate Ears IEMs vs Wedgess

Volume Wars | “Lower stage volumes equal better shows for everyone.”

There’s a lot of truth to the statement; “Lower stage volumes equal better shows for everyone.” Especially for you in the long-run. Volume Wars: In our previous post about the advantages of IEMs over Wedges, we looked at the idea of “Volume Wars.” That is when you are trying to hear your instrument over the [...]

Jon Ormesher – Florence and the Machine  | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Jon Ormesher – Florence and the Machine | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Jon Ormesher has been doing monitors for nearly 35 years. He’s worked with a staggering variety of music and  situations. From TV to Arenas Jon has seen it all. Most recently he’s been doing monitors for the amazing Florence and the Machine. We caught up with Jon while he was on the road on the [...]

Ultimate Ears Stories | SALO

Salo Loyo: “The clarity and fullness of the sound instantly inspires you!”

A professional keyboardist since 1985, Loyo has had the opportunity over his career to work with artists as diverse as Luis Miguel, Jon Anderson, Marco Antonio Solis, Charlie Zaa, and Howard Hewitt, He’s travelled the world and even gotten a nod from the Latin Grammy’s for his work. We caught up with Salo and got [...]

Ultimate Ears Stories

If you start to lose output from your in-ear monitors, it’s probably time for a deep cleaning.

I hate to say this, but I find myself emailing you about my UEs not working properly… It seems to be a repeat of a previous problem. I have low output on both sides, especially from the bass driver. For a while I got away with panning my belt back 50% to the right so [...]