Ultimate Ears | In-Ear Monitors for Musicians & Sound Engineers

Andrew Mishko | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

As part of our On The Road With…. series, we spoke with sound man Andrew Mishko. We talked about how he got started, what’s he’s been up to and his thoughts on in-ears. Hi Andrew — thank you for talking with us today and for sharing your expertise. Before we really get into it, can [...]

Lance Brozovich  | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Feild

Lance Brozovich | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Feild

Lance Brozovich is an audio engineer with 22 years experience in live concert sound. Lance has mixed over 2000 live events in most genres over the course of his career. We asked about how he got started in the industry, how he finds new gigs, and about his take on a perfect mix. Hi Lance – [...]

Jake McLaughlin  | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Jake McLaughlin | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

As part of our On The Road With…. series, we spoke with Jake McLaughlin, the monitor engineer for Beach House. We asked about life on the road and about how he landed one of the best tours of the year. His advice is spot on and funny to boot! Hi Jake — thank you for [...]

Pasi Hara [FOH System Of a Down], Life is easier with IEMs | Ultimate Ears Stories

We recently caught up with Pasi Hara and had the chance to talk about what he’s using out on the System of a Down tour, about how he broke into the business and about how to be a better monitor engineer in general. Here’s a quick excerpt. Hi Pasi – thank you for taking the [...]

Ultimate Ears interview with Jim Feeney

Jim Feeney uses UE11 PRO for all band members on IEMs

AN INTERVIEW WITH JIM FEENEY Jim Feeney is the Monitor Engineer and Tour Manager for CSS, the first South American band to be signed to Sub Pop Records. We had the chance to catch up with Jim and ask him a a few audio-related questions. Hi Jim, thank you for taking time out of your [...]

Padge McQuillan | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Padge McQuillan | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Can a sound engineer use custom Ultimate Ears even though the band is using universal fit in-ears? And what about matching up all the different makes and models? Can you run a great mix even if everything is mismatched? As part of our On The Road With…. series, we spoke with Padge McQuillan , the [...]

Alejandro Iragorri  | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Alejandro Iragorri | Ultimate Ears Stories from the Field

Alejandro Iragorri is a live sound engineer living in Seattle, WA. He has worked as a house engineer at venues around Seattle and toured internationally with bands such as Holy F*ck, Menomena and Dengue Fever and The Head and the Heart. As part of our On The Road With…. series, we spoke with Alejandro Iragorri, [...]

Kevin Madigan: “Having less high-level sound on stage, makes things much easier”

Kevin Madigan: “Having less high-level sound on stage, makes things much easier”

Kevin Madigan has many years of experience as a live sound engineer and as a consultant specializing in architectural acoustics and noise and vibration measurement. He has worked with a diverse range of artists including The Smashing Pumpkins, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Lucinda Williams, Mastodon, Eels, and Pavarotti. As part of our monthly On The [...]

Ultimate Ears Drummer Click Track

The Best way to use In-Ear Monitors with a Click Track

I’m a drummer and I want to use a click track. I’ve heard in-ears are good for this. Any advice? In-Ear Monitors are what you you’re looking for. In addition to your click, you’ll be able to mix in any support tracks and personalize your mix as well. But before we talk about which in-ears [...]

Pasi Hara: “In-Ears definitely made my life easier over the years.”

Pasi Hara: “In-Ears definitely made my life easier over the years.”

Pasi Hara has mixed monitors for System of A Down during their latest tours and he was nominated for the 2010 Top Dog Monitor Engineer of the Year award at the Tour Link Conference. (Tater won again though:) He is well versed in all major professional sound systems used in live music applications today. Pasi [...]