Mono in clubs?

Discussion in 'Microphones (live or studio)' started by jahtao, Mar 24, 2006.

  1. jahtao

    jahtao Guest

    Hi i keep hearing about clubs (dance music) mono-ing the music played over their sound systems... i'm wondering what per centage of them do it...
    In case anyone is wondering, the theory is that its to do with lisener postion relative to the speakers etc tc etc
  2. timblaze

    timblaze Guest

    I don't know if they always necessarily sum the program, but 9 times out of 10, the listener is only going to hear one channel or the other. No one is going to hear a stereo image when there is speakers placed all over the club!

    Keep em in the center

  3. RemyRAD

    RemyRAD Member

    Sep 26, 2005
    The other reason to mono dance music is because of the " center buildup". It will generally give you a 6 DB increase in the bass and bass drum sound, along with anything else in the Mono Center image of the mix. Obvious advantages for orgiastic oriented dance music. And in good clubs with good sound systems, I have enjoyed the stereo sound. It is perceptible but yes, generally not probable.

    Push, push, in the bush.
    Ms. Remy Ann David
  4. djrr3k

    djrr3k Guest

    This is fine for dance music, extremely annoying when I walk into a club to mix it and they tell me the system is in mono and everything is subgrouped for my ease... nothing more annoying...
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