Basic Drum Micing

We are so happy to introduce our friend Charlie Waymire as he offers tips and techniques for drum micing. Designed with both live and studio use in mind, Charlie brings a fresh and innovative approach to this tutorial. You’ll be able to hear through muting and channel “on/off” simulation the incredible rear rejection and sound…

Have Heil, Will Travel

When Keith Urban’s monitor mixer, Phil Wilkey, ordered another six Heil Sound RC22 wireless capsules for his star singer, he wasn’t worried about transporting them. A tour of this size carrying full production can pretty much take whatever gear is needed. “We carry our own wireless systems but appreciate the sound and also the rear…

How to Mic a Guitar Amp

  Coming up with a good way to mic a guitar cabinet can be tricky business. Most guitar players I know are very picky about their tone. As sound engineers, it’s up to us to respect the sound the artist is going after, while finding a way to integrate it into the mix. I’ll say…

Volunteering At The Jam

The following is an “official” press release announcing Heil Sound’s participation in Charlie Daniels’ Volunteer Jam. As with any media notification it follows a fairly standard pattern; event information, nice quote, and some links. And while it’s all true, and Bob Workman – Charlie’s long-time audio engineer – gives a great quote, somehow it doesn’t…