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fester

Member Since 01 Jan 2009
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In Topic: Best Active Speakers Under A Grand

22 March 2014 - 12:32 AM

I would also add EV and dB Tech speakers into your choices.  Both make some excellent cabinets and you can pick some up 2nd hand for a bargain.

But of course, sound is always a very personal and subjective issue.  You really can't beat having a proper live demo.  When you're spending a considerable amount it's worth the time and effort to visit your local dealer or even take a road trip round a few dealers and have a good listen to as many different speakers and brands as you can.


In Topic: Any Ideas To Liven Up A Crowd

14 February 2014 - 11:25 PM

Put it down to experience.  Probably just one of those nights, sometimes whatever you do you just can't get a crowd going.

Two weeks ago I had a very similar night, then my last two gigs were absolute belters where I had them dancing from the start.  I think I could have played anything and they'd have danced!

Can't please all of the people all of the time.


In Topic: New Forum Lay Out

14 February 2014 - 11:21 PM

It's using the same board as another well known forum (which has also suffered hugely from facebook).

It's good that somebody?? is trying to keep the place alive!


In Topic: Db Technologies Cromo 12 Club

14 February 2014 - 11:18 PM

I had a listen to the Cromos at my local retailer and I was very impressed.  Excellent clarity and performance, especially at the price you paid!
I actually rated them higher than quite a few more expensive speakers I demo'd.

The only thing I noticed was that could get slightly bright/harsh at volume but a little eq soon solved it.

For larger gigs I would pair them up with a dB SUB15D.  Or if you could stretch to a pair, you'll have a system capable of all but the hugest of venues.


In Topic: Fog Scent

30 November 2013 - 01:20 PM

I've tried this before, just a couple of drops to a full tank is enough.

Although I haven't used a fog machine in years (I moved onto haze), in my experience you will inevitably get people complaining that they hate strawberry/whatever scent you added and they are getting headaches....

It's a nice idea and some people will love it but the complaints outweighed any novelty factor in my opinion.