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  • Sound Reflection: CDNY

    May 15th, 2012
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    The Free Raisins recently played for CDNY. We had a really good time, and I think we played well, but I'm glad I don't have to run sound for that hall.

    The hall is half of a gym, with some kind of hanging fabric barrier separating the dancers from the people using the other half. [1] Like most gyms, all the surfaces are highly reflective. There are six speakers in the front and back of the hall mounted near the ceiling with only a slight downward tilt. Like this:

    +-----------------------------------+
    |  s              s .            s  |
    |  |              | .            |  |
    |                   .               |
    |                   .               |
    |      dancers      .    sports     |
    |                   .               |
    |                   .               |
    |  |              | .            |  |
    |  s     band     s .            s  |
    +-----------------------------------+
    

    Not a sound system designed for contra dancing.


    [1] We were lucky to have badmintoning neighbors; when Simmerville played Amy says they were competing with basketball.

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