Alex Benn - Live Sound Engineering
With a focus on front of house and systems operation. Monitors included. I am available for planning and pre-production as well.
Premiere galas to morning meetings, SI and conferences, I even own a suit and tie.
Theatrical and SFX
Want to do a 5.1 surround production with bands, dancers, and actors? to timecode? Outside? World-building is always fun, lets chat.
Installed Sound and Video
I’ll work with you, from concept, to engineering, to installation, to commissioning and training. Theatrical systems, meeting spaces, restaurants, and more.
I am equipped with all of the necessary tools to make your event a success including a touring roadbox when necessary, a SMAART rig for PA system tuning, multimedia cueing, multitrack recording, and a suite of electronics tools.
I understand sound system setup and planning such as coverage using line-arrays and conventional systems, alignment, frequency and phase response, digital networking such as DANTE and traditional IP, environmental and power requirements on large and small scales, and static rigging.
I am multi-lingual, console-wise, able to operate whichever the rider or spec requires:
- Digico SD9, SD11, S31
- Yamaha – All consoles
- Midas M-series
- Soundcraft VI
- Allen & Heath – All consoles
- Analog desks of any kind
I understand how to program DSP systems for live and installed applications. I can direct labour in an efficient and productive manner. I can and love to travel internationally on a whim.
Sound is my full-time profession and passion; I hope that I can benefit your plans and dreams with it – Give me a call 613 884 2599 and we’ll talk.