Scott Adamson is a touring FOH audio engineer and the founder of The Production Academy, an online school dedicated to helping musicians and sound engineers get the technical knowledge they need to have successful shows.
A California native who has been working in the music industry since the late 1990’s, Scott moved to Iowa with his family in his early teens, and it was there that he started playing the drums. His musical ambitions led him to play in several bands and he slowly developed an interest in the live sound aspect of the shows as well.
He was part-owner of Semaphore Recording studios in Chicago during the 2000s, but the excitement of travel and working in live music production ultimately drew him to focus on touring as a full-time career.
During the past 20 years, he’s toured with artists like Haim, Passion Pit, St. Vincent, Sleater-Kinney, Matt and Kim, Ingrid Michaelson, and The Hold Steady, among many more. Realizing that there was a lack of quality education in the live music industry, and discovering a love for sharing his knowledge with others, Scott gathered his resources and launched www.theproductionacademy.com. In just a few short years he’s reached an international audience, and has garnered the support of many of the industry’s top engineers.
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