Each summer in Seattle, music lovers of all stripes anticipate the most popular event in the Emerald City: Capital Hill Block Party, which highlights the best musicians Seattle has to offer.
This year, behind it all was locally renowned Front of House engineer Fausto Torres and the Mackie TT24 Digital Live Console:
“It only took me about 15 minutes to become comfortable with the TT24. I was astonished with how much I could do with it. Each of the outdoor venues offered challenges that I had to be prepared for,…
Nestled in the Seattle, Wash. neighborhood of Ballard, the Sunset Tavern is one of the city’s musical hot spots, featuring nightly shows of Seattle’s very best up and coming bands. John Randolph, Sunset’s sound engineer, got the opportunity to take the TT24 out for spin. The salivation factor was high, but luckily we had a supply of towels to keep the console dry:
“I have worked on some larger boards in bigger rooms-the Allen & Heaths at the Crest, Neumo’s, and the Fillmore-as well as the large Yamahas at…
Leading the digital revelation, the TT24 found a new home in the 540-seat Northwest Foursquare Church in the Seattle suburb of Federal Way. Why? Well, according to Northwest’s Audio Service Coordinator Justin Warbreck, ramp up time with the TT24 is minimal and its performance is heavenly:
“It took about 10 minutes to adjust… The TT24’s small footprint is also a great thing for live work. I’ve got 48 channels right within arm’s reach, and I don’t have to run from one end of the board to the other.”