Animals As Leaders and Behringer Are a Match Made in Heaven

Progressive metal pioneers Animals As Leaders instils trust in the Behringer X32 Rack and S16 IEM for headline tour

The Washington D.C. band, currently on their worldwide tour in support of their latest album ‘The Madness of Many,’ only recommend one specific brand of mixers when it comes to their live shows. Utilising the Behringer X32 Rack and S16 IEM combination provides the band up to 40 channels of pristine digital audio, and a custom monitor mixing specifically for the band. The system also allows for recordings of the band’s live performances via the built-in multichannel USB audio interface.

Guitarist Tosin Abasi explains the why the X32/S16 combination was chosen, “We had a different unit and it was good, but once we started using the X32, there was better fidelity and spatial perception – which is really important to making it feel natural with in-ears.”

Gushing about the system’s simplicity and flexibility, drummer Matt Gartska describes the combination of the X32 and S16 “I’ve heard a huge difference in mix clarity with the X32, and you can create your own mix on your iPad.” Fellow guitarist Javier Reyes describes the X32 as a great unit, adding that “We’ve been sitting on the bus mixing some of our shows, and it sounds really, really good, close to what it even sounds like on the album. We’re extremely happy with the X32 and highly recommend it…Thanks, Behringer.”

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