Author Topic: How to properly Sound Check?  (Read 1493 times)

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Offline brandtj

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How to properly Sound Check?
« on: October 21, 2018, 08:11:23 am »
Hello,

This may be a ridiculous question, but how exactly do you sound check? I've been playing a lot of open mics and small venues this year and, depending on the venue, I'm asked to do a sound check. But I don't know what I'm listening for... When I'm asked how it sounds, I always just say it's fine. But I know there's something to it, and notice sometimes it's harder to hear myself -- but don't usually catch it until halfway through a performance.

If it matters, I sing and play a plugged in little martin acoustic/electric.

Offline Joerfe

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How to properly Sound Check?
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2018, 09:20:39 am »
When performing solo it is important that you
- Can hear your guitar properly
- Can hear your voice properly.

Especially your voice is important so that you Can pitch correctly.
You should play/Sing the soundcheck at both low and High intensity to make sure you can hear your voice over the guitar.
/Jesper

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