In our last webinar, I was speaking with my friend Bob Strakele about his journey from the studio to touring FOH audio engineer. It was pretty similar to my own path in audio!
I used to own a studio in Chicago and had a lot of fun making records. But there was a point when the work I could get as a live sound engineer quickly became more attractive than hustling for studio clients. After all, I enjoy having just a few clients per year instead of many per month, I like how steady the work is with actively touring bands, and I love traveling around the world!
Many successful engineers I know have followed a similar path. Here we are discussing: