Author: mortenbrekke

Studiolån

For 9 år siden gikk jeg ut av Lydskolen og starta mitt eget lydfirma. Samtidig ble jeg kastet ut i boligmarkedet for første gang. Begge deler krever endel investeringer. Hadde jeg vært tøff, hadde jeg gått til banken og spurt om

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Back to business

The first weeks of janurary are usually quiet for me, there are not many concerts and events right after christmas, people want to stay home, work on their new-year resolutions and save money. Last wednesday I started the concert-season with Bjørvika Business Band,

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La oss bli enige om hva som er god lyd

Tidligere skrev jeg at det burde være flere faste stillinger for oss som jobber med konserter og arrangementer. Men nå som jeg har vært ansatt i 6 måneder i et vikariat ser jeg at dette ikke alltid er like lett:

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Highlights from 2014

Last year I worked 7 months for the Norwegian Music Academy NMH. Apart from lending out equipment to students, looking after projectors and wireless microphones, I also got to work on some interesting concerts with the promising music-students. In an earlier

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Hvordan gjøre bransjen mer attraktiv for kvinner og innvandrere: opprett flere faste stillinger.

Tidligere i sommer hadde Rhiannon Edwards et innlegg i Dagbladet hvor hun etterspør flere kvinner i de “usynlige” stillingene i musikkbransjen: teknikere, bookingagenter osv. Jeg er glad for at denne debatten kommer, fordi det er åpenbart at det er bra for

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Lydmenn som hjelper kvinnelige musikere

I sommer har det rast en debatt om hvorfor det er så få kvinner i musikkbransjen. En av årsakene som blir gitt av både Monica Heldal og Frida Ånnevik, er at de som kvinnelige frontfigurer i band har blitt stigmatisert av

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Drum-buss compressor test

   I’ve bought some new analog stereo-compressors, so I wanted to carry out some tests to see if they will really make a difference when I work as a concert-sound engineer. The truth is, working in this digital world I

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Will my new boxes really improve the sound?

Working with live-sound, I mostly work in places that have all the equipment that is required, so there is no need for me to bring my own gear. But in the past I have felt the urge to pimp up

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Highlights from 2013

Last year I was lucky to be involved with many interesting projects and musicians. Here are some highlights: Musikkbaren, NMH This is a concert-series that repeats every second tuesday at the cafeteria in the music-academy NMH. Its an informal setting

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Holiday recordings

This summer I have had the chance to record some interesting “serious” music. For the past year or so Ive been working as a live-sound engineer for the music-academy in Oslo (nmh), and lately the students and teachers have also

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