R. Newth

Helpful votes received on reviews: 85% (33 of 39)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 367,219 - Total Helpful Votes: 33 of 39
Mixing a Musical by Shannon Slaton
Mixing a Musical by Shannon Slaton
5.0 out of 5 stars Very insightful, 16 April 2013
This book is a must for anyone who works in the sound design or theatre industries, and indeed anybody with an interest in how large scale theatre productions are created! It's a fascinating and personal insight into the author's experiences with working the Broadway sound design world and is filled with interesting little snippets of what life is actually like for the person behind the sound desk!
Behringer Eurorack UB502 Mixer by Behringer
9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars You get what you pay for, 16 April 2013
Obviously any mixer that costs less than £50 isn't going to be the highest quality, but I have used the Behringer UB502 for a couple of years without any major problems. It isn't a mixer you would use for anything really high quality, as there is quite a lot of bleed between channels (for example, when running a laptop into the TAPE IN, even with the TAPE to MIX button in the off position you could still hear a little of the laptop sound through the speakers).

But, it is more than adequate for purposes of demo recording at home or using it as a little mixer for listening to music through. I have used it as a little submixer for keyboards in live theatre and it does the job in a… Read more
Wolves and War (Planet Wolf Book 1) by Candy Rae
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love wolves now!, 31 Dec 2011
I bought this book on recommendation from a friend, and I have to say that I was NOT disappointed. A great story, with some fantastic characters (both human and wolf), and some fantastic writing.

I'll try not to spoil the plot, but you can expect battles, nasty villains, loveable lead characters, and a very well thought-out world for the story to take place in, I hope we get to see more of it in the later books!