Virtual Concerts – The New Normal?

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“Giving the best experience calls for the best equipment to stream your performance. With the current situation, buying expensive gears might be the last option”.

In the last few months we have been using a new term that has become a part of our vocabulary and lifestyle “Social distancing”. Thanks to Covid-19 flipping the entertainment industry, artists and musicians have no other option but to look into virtual concerts.

With most parts of the world under lockdown due to the pandemic, virtual concerts are on the rise every day where performers are trying to give the audience a concert experience within the comfort of their home.

Giving the best experience calls for the best equipment to stream your performance. With the current situation, buying expensive gear might be the last option, So we would like to quickly take you through a couple of solutions which can help you put a good show and a cost effective one at the same time.

ZEDi-10FX

It combines the robustness and hands-on control of an analogue mixer with a high quality 4 x 4 USB interface and an outstanding multi-model FX unit, making it a perfect all-round choice for musicians, recording artists and venues. Whether it’s bouncing ideas around at home, performing live or recording tracks to share on YouTube and Soundcloud, ZEDi-10FX is a versatile companion for every step of the creative journey, ZEDi-10FX comes with the acclaimed Cubase LE software.

With best options from both worlds, incorporating a studio quality 4 in/4 out, 24- bit/96kHz USB audio interface for hassle-free multitrack recording and playback to/from a Mac or PC, or to an iOS device using the iOS camera kit, this solution becomes one of the easiest to setup and to produce great quality audio for all your live streaming and recording.

SQ

This series from Allen & Heath is also a perfect solution for bands or broadcast channels which require all the capabilities of large format digital console inside a smaller foot print.

Powered by Allen & Heath’s revolutionary XCVI 96kHz FPGA engine, it delivers class-leading high resolution audio with an ultra-low <0.7ms latency. Its 48 inputs and 8 stereo FX engines with dedicated return channels, 12 stereo mixes and access to the acclaimed RackExtra FX library make SQ the perfect companion for in- ear monitoring setups. SQ gives all the tools to meet any requirement, from live streaming to live productions and houses of worship.

With 32 channel direct USB recording, 32*32 USB Audio Interface switchable between 48 and 96khz and with dante waves option cards, this console stands the best in class for any kind of broadcast.

At Sun Infonet, we will continue to support the entertainment industry with the best and budget friendly solutions for performers who can continue to do what they are best at, with ease.

As we hope to get back to the good old days of performing live on stage, let us continue to perform within the comfort of our homes because Virtual concerts are the “The new normal”.