FASTLANE CANDIES tech worksheet - Le Festival

FASTLANE CANDIES tech worksheet - Le Festival
FASTLANE CANDIES
tech worksheet
FOH SYSTEM
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An adequate (in relation to venue dimensions and capacity) FOH system must be installed.
It must at least provide 100dB (flat response!) at FOH desk, amps at 2/3.
FOH systems from Electro Voice, Dynacord, Meyer Sound, Nexo, C. Heil, L-Acoustics, d&b, dB
Technologies or HK Audio are preferred.
FOH MIXING DESK
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Desk type
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Analog
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Digital
Midas are preferred. No Behringer, Mackie, etc.
Soundcraft (Vi series at least), Yamaha (LS9 at least, no 01V, 02R or
DM2000!), DiGiCo or Innovason. Please contact us in case of a digital desk
with a MADI or networked stage patch as our patch requires 3 lines inputs
(TRS or XLR) @ FOH desk (on local inputs)! ADAT/AES + WC is also
possible...
Inputs
See “patch” document
Channel
High-pass + phase + 48V + 4 bands-EQ (semi or full-parametric)
Subgroup Minimum 2 stereo subgroups (and 1 stereo COMP available to be inserted)
Inserts
Insert point available on each channel, subgroup and master or onboard inserts
See “patch” document + 1 stereo COMP available to be inserted on a stereo subgroup
AUX
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Without MON desk
6 pre fader AUX + 3 post fader AUX (see “patch” document)
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With MON desk
2 pre fader AUX + 3 post fader AUX as well!
BOTH PRE FADERS AUX BUSSES MUST BE PATCHED BACK TO
MONITORING DESK AND INPUTED ON A MONO CHANNEL TO BE SENT
TO MONITOR MIXES! (see “patch” document)
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Please keep table-high (!) free space for the mixer's rack and laptop.
Provide a dBmeter and a spectral analyser at the mixing desk. An intercom is required between
MON and FOH sound control.
The FOH mixing desk/sound control must be stereo-centered and at audience height (or max 30cm
raised). Never place it under a balcony, a tent or against a wall. If it is covered, please install legs
drops on top and at the back of the mix position.
Distance between stage and sound control must equal speakers distance or closer.
The FOH sound control must be barricaded and inaccessible to the crowd.
FOH MIXING DESK INSERTS/EFFECTS → See “patch” document
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Compressors
Gates
Graphic EQ
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Reverb
Delay
8 mono + 2 stereo channels. Drawmer, BSS or dBx.
5 mono channels. Drawmer, BSS or dBx.
31-band EQ on MASTER and MON AUX busses (when MON through FOH desk).
Apex, BSS or Klark Teknik.
2 available machines. Lexicon, TC or Yamaha.
1 available machine. Lexicon, TC or Yamaha.
FASTLANE CANDIES
tech worksheet
MON SYSTEM
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Please install a reliable, powerful and efficient monitoring system.
All wedges and amps should be of the same brand and series!
Our preference goes to Nexo, d&b, dB Technologies, L-Acoustics, Martin Audio or Meyer Sound system.
15” speakers if possible. 12” speakers at least!
Processed/active systems are preferred.
MON MIXING DESK → When possible/required
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Desk type
Inputs
Channel
Inserts
Monitors
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Digital if possible (for easy-recall purpose)
See “patch” document
High-pass + phase + 48V + 4 bands-EQ (semi or full-parametric)
When available (compressors + gates)
6 separated mixes: 5 wedges mixes + 1 in-ear mix for the drummer
(headphones + amp provided)
As we do not have our own monitoring engineer, please provide a technician.
WARNING: 2 mono lines coming from the FOH desk must be patched in the MON desk as additional
sources (LAPTOP sequences + LAPTOP click)! Those 2 lines allow signals coming from the FOH desk
only (3 lines from mixer's laptop) to be sent to monitor mixes.
All instruments/lines mentioned in our patch must be patched in the MON desk! If it is not possible,
check what you can remove with the sound engineer or the musicians.
MON MIXING DESK INSERTS → See “patch” document
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Graphic EQ
31-band EQ on each MON/AUX busses. Apex, BSS or Klark.
WEDGES ARRANGEMENT → See “stage plot” document
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Stage
Stage
Stage
Stage
Stage
left / El GTR
center / Lead
right / Keys
left (back) / Drums
right (back) / Bass
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linked wedges
linked wedges
linked wedges
linked wedges or, if possible, a “drum fill” system
wedge
STAGE
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The stage must be stable, safe and big enough to meet our stage plot.
In case of an outdoor stage, it should be fully covered: roof, sides and back!
The drum kit must be installed on, at least (!), two (2) “2 x 1m” risers. The risers height should be
about 30cm. The risers must be stable, safe, height-lockable and interdependent. In case of rolling
risers, brakes are required!
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