Music Industry Air Check: Robert Scovill Part 1
February 5, 2019
While playing some of the coolest indie music from all over the planet, D also gets to have some interesting conversations about the music industry with fantastic people from all sides of the business. After getting “airchecked” herself by her program director for quality, a lightbulb went off. Why not aircheck the industry?
In this episode, D chats with award-winning, Robert Scovill to get his take on the industry coming up for the sound side of the business. “Robert is a 35+ year veteran of professional concert sound and recording and has mixed over 3500 events in his career, having been enlisted by acts including Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Matchbox Twenty, Jackson Browne, Rush, Def Leppard, Prince and many others. Scovill’s body of live sound and recording work has earned him well-deserved industry accolades including 6 TEC Awards for technical and creative achievement in sound reinforcement. Robert is a 4 time nominee, two time winner of the PLSN Parnelli Award for live sound engineer of the year and has been a multi-year nominee for Mobile Production’s “Top Dog” Award along with being an inaugural nominee for the highly coveted Pensado Award for live sound excellence. As the owner of Eldon’s Boy Productions Inc. and MusiCanvas Recorders in Scottsdale, AZ, he offers full service mixing facility and mobile recording services.Robert is also a highly sought after consultant advising artists, sound companies and the house of worship market on everything from technology, workflows and acoustics for their companies and events. As an educator, Robert has lectured throughout the world on concert sound and recording practices at seminars and trade shows, and is a regular contributor to numerous industry publications, blog sites and YouTube video series. Robert’ has served as a technical consultant for many of the top name manufacturers in professional audio, including Avid, EAW, Neumann, Audio Technica, Electrovoice, Servo Drive, and Alesis. Currently he holds the position of Senior Market Specialist for live sound and recording products for Avid as principle designer for
their VENUE line of live sound consoles, contributing to all aspects of their commanding presence in the live event market.” – www.workingclassaudio.com
Did you miss their down-to-earth conversation about what Robert Scovill focuses on? Catch part one right here.