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The BIG Reason

Music, opinions, and portfolio of Mark Eagleton, musician and web developer in Northern CA.


This is where I tell you what I really think. This website doesn’t support comments by design, that is what your blog is for!

Viewing articles tagged with “gigs.”

  1. Pedalboard on workbench with a tuner, A/B box, boost pedal and bass preamp
  2. Broken DC in jack on StroboStomp tuner
  3. The repaired neck heel of my double bass
  4. Cancellations

    After 25 years of playing live music, I have a stockpile of horror stories of gigs gone wrong, but I think I can count the number of cancellations I’ve had to deal with on two hands. Most had to do with weather, but not all of them.

  5. Doing Your Own Sound draft

    My band, the Bottom Dwellers has about 13 years of experience doing our own sound for private parties and special events. It occurs to me that we might actually have some useful information to share. What follows is a breakdown of our current stage plot, equipment, pro-tips, and the reasoning behind some of the decisions we have made putting together our PA system.

  6. Things To Consider When Hiring A Band draft

    Have you ever stood facing directly into the sun on a 100° F day for 90 minutes strait? It’s not easy. Trust me, I do it all the time.

    I’ve written about the pitfalls of a working class band before, but it’s been a while. Let’s revisit some of them, shall we?