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Old 02-18-2014, 09:27 PM
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Default Re: Pros & Cons to In Ear Monitors?

Phones are a good idea, especially if you're at the back of the stage and not immediately visible. Personally, I like the discrete look that in-ears give. As somebody that plays the bass, guitar and also sings (as well as the drums) I'd rather have a pair of moulded in-ears.

If I was purely playing the drums and had a limited visible presence on stage, then headphones are much more convenient.

I hate stage wedges but have used them a lot. Most places around my area are not equipped to deal with in-ears (staff, equipment or otherwise). If you're playing good venues and can discuss your needs with the sound engineer prior to the gig, then you're all set.
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