98.6 Sound Blog

As we entered into May, we provided production services for the city of Laurel's largest annual event, the Laurel Main Street Festival. This is our 5th consecutive year as the sound and entertainment provider for the main stage, which also hosts the reviewing area for the event's kick-off parade. A very welcomed piece to the event was a new and much larger stage.  This year's headliner was the Fruition Experience Band from Baltimore, MD.

January through March is typically our slow season. In the mid-Atlantic region this year it seemed that old man winter did not want to leave. We always use this time for training and equipment maintenance, as well as cleaning our inventory pieces to ensure a nice professional look.

Welcomes the addition of the Soundcraft Performer 3 digital mixer and companion Stagebox 32. The Performer joins our Soundcraft Expression 2 as another update to our digital mixer inventory. Last year we retired our Yamaha LS9-32 after many years of excellent service.

Increases inventory of  condenser microphones; AKG C535, Audio Technica Pro 35, Audio Technica ATM710, Sennheiser SKM500-965 Wireless and another Shure KSM-137.
Adds the JBL STX812M monitor, joining the current inventory of STX815M and SRX712M monitors.