No matter how talented a performer you are, if the sound out front isn't up to scratch, you won't win over your audience. Even relatively inexpensive equipment can produce exceptionally good results - if only you know how to use it...Sound Check For The Performing Musician is a practical guide to equipment and sound for small to medium-sized gigs. It covers everything from choosing PA equipment and back line amplification, to selecting the right type of microphone and more.Also discussed are stage monitoring, effects and processors, uning, DI techniques, radio mics, basic wiring information, amplifier and loundspeaker principles - and even performance tips.An essential guide to getting a great sound on stageClear, simple terms give the lowdown on amps, PAs and micsEverything you need to create the best setup for your budgetPaul White is one of the UK's most acclaimed and respected authors on music technology. An accomplished musician himself, with a number of albums to his credit, he started out writing for the poular recording magazines Home Studio Recording and Music Technology before moving to the industry's leading monthly, Sound on Sound, of which he is now editor. He also runs his own highly successful studio and has worked with many high-profile musicians.