Every time I get contacted about shooting a live music show I tell them we also need a dedicated sound recordist, (which I am not).
The bands often say “We don’t need that… just you should be ok….”
Then they are disappointed….
THIS is an example of a low end music video show that sounds GREAT!!!
THIS is what happens when you shoot a concert with just the camera sound:
PS to any of you millenials who never heard of Todd Rundgren…
Todd Rundgren is one of those acts that critics love but most of the public has never heard of.