Leading Sydney based audio visual specialist EventSound has added two
digital consoles from the Soundcraft Si series to their inventory.
EventSound Managing Director Keith Clarkson says that both the
Soundcraft Si Compact and Performer 2 consoles have been delivering excellent
performance. An ardent Soundcraft fan, Keith was eagerly looking forward to the
release of the Compact and Performer series of digital consoles. Describing them
as the digital console for the analogue guy, he explained that they were the
first digital consoles he knew how to operate without even turning them on, thanks
to an intuitive layout.
Keith’s first event with the Soundcraft Si Compact was for Jennifer
Hawkins’ engagement party held at Palm Beach with live performances from
Martini Club and guest performer Guy Sebastian. The digital console’s intuitive
layout allowed him to set it up for FOH and monitor mixes easily.
The Soundcraft Si Performer 2 console was the next step up for the
EventSound crew; with additional channel EQ and VCAs on the console as well as
channel LCD displays, the Performer 2 was a much better equipped console to use
with higher profile artists.
According to Keith, the Performer 2 console has been used for intimate
shows with Pink, Taylor Swift, Rudimental, Ed Sheeran, FUN, Dizzee Rascal
and Pompeii, with most international touring engineers providing positive
feedback on the equipment.
EventSound has set up the Si Performer 2 console with an optical
MADI card for 64 multitrack outputs direct to a MADI recorder that is frequently
used for their live recording work.
The only downside to EventSound adding Soundcraft Si Compact and Si
Performer 2 digital consoles to their equipment range is that the company does
not like to use anything else.
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