An audio engineer, mixing engineer, or sound engineer works on the technical aspects of the sound of a studio recording or live performance, creating the final product or live output. This includes aspects such as audio balancing, equalization and effects. They can work in a variety of industries such as radio, TV, movie, music, live enteratinment and theatre. A studio engineer in the music industry works in close collaboration or under direction of the music producer. Radio/TV audio engineers are often known as broadcast mixers, and live sound engineers either specialize in front of house mixing (what the audience hears) or foldback/monitor mixing (what the performers hear). Have a look into the life of an audio engineer below!
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