Sound Forums News

Staff member
Apr 6, 2018
HOUSTON, Texas – July 2020 – Doing live music performances during the Covid-19 pandemic has compelled live sound companies to use every resource at their command to ensure that shows sound and feel authentic, even when performances have to take place without a live audience. That was recently the case at the City of Houston’s “Shell Freedom Over Texas” July 4th celebration, a live broadcast that paired artists including headliner Pat Green, Trae tha Truth, Bun B, Los Luzeros De Rioverde, Mariachi Imperial, and virtual performances from Lyle Lovett and La Mafia with the Houston Symphony Orchestra in its Jones Hall venue. The three-hour-long music show was televised live on local ABC Channel 13 and culminated in a live fireworks display, all mixed through a pair of DiGiCo SD10 consoles provided by audio vendor LD Systems and linked to three SD-Racks with 32-bit input cards and sharing I/O via an optical network.

One SD10 was at monitors, where LD Systems Audio Department Operations...

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