Audio Engineer

Dalton “Doc” O’Conner

Audio and Video Services for Live Bands

Based in Springfield, MO

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15+ Years of Experience in Audio Production, Live Sound, Guitar, and Drums

Hey! I’m Doc. I’m an audio engineer and musician with a passion for capturing music in its rawest form: live. With 15+ years of experience in live mixing, studio recording, videography, guitar, and drums, I aim to capture your sound with technical proficiency in the most organic way possible. Honesty and excellence in creating music are important to me on a personal level.

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Experience

Audio In Motion // Studio Production // 2005-present

Studio audio production, post production mixing, live music video production, session drumming, and songwriting.

Southbound Bar & Grill // Live Sound Engineer // 2018-present

FoH and monitor mixing, stage management, and liaison between artist and venue. 300 cap room hosting independent country acts such as Stoney LaRue, Ward Davis, Josh Meloy, White Oak Revival, Mike and the Moonpies, Josh Ward, Whitey Morgan, Bellamy Brothers, Tracy Byrd, Ned LeDoux, etc.

Live Church // Head Audio Tech // 2019-present

Manager of volunteer audio technicians, sound system operation and maintenance, developing processes to allow volunteers to run venue audio system for services and events.

Microphones

Shure SM7b
JZ V67
(2) JZ V11
(2) Octava MK-012 Small Diaphragm Condensers
(2) Shure SM81
Blue Baby Bottle Large Diaphragm Condenser
Shure Beta52a
Audix D2
Shure PG52
Shure Beta56a
(3) Sennheiser e604
(4) Shure SM58
(4) Shure SM57
Shure Beta 87a
Shure Beta 57a

Instruments

Drums:
Gretsch Catalina Club Drum Kit
12×6 Mahogany Rack Tom
16×12 Mahogany Floor Rom
22×18 Mahogany Kick Drum
14×5 Gretsch Catalina Mahogany Snare
14×6.5 Ludwig Supraphonic
14×5 Pearl Steel Snare (Vintage)
13×5 Chicago Custom Percussion Maple Snare
Tama Iron Cobra Single Kick Pedal
20in Bosphorus Traditional Ride
17in Zildjian K Hybrid Crash
15in Zildjian K Dark Crash
14in Camber Dark Hi-Hats (Vintage)
13in Sabian B8 Hi-Hats
22in Meinl-Camber Ride (Vintage)
22in Heartbeat Studio Ride

Amplifiers and Cabinets:
Fender Hot Rod Deville 4×10
Vox AC4 with BitMo Mod
Randall 2×12 Cabinet loaded with Vintage 30s
Ampeg B3 Bass Combo

Guitars:
G&L S500 Stratocaster
Fender MiM Telecaster with Duncan La Brea Pickups
Epiphone Les Paul with Gibson Burstbucker Pickups
Fender ’62 Reissue MiM Jazz Bass
1967 Alvarez Dove Acoustic with LR Baggs Pickup

Keyboard:
Roland DP-990 Keyboard (88 weighted keys)
Roland RD-100 Keyboard (88 weighted keys)
Reason 8 Essentials

Live Rig

Behringer x32 Full Desk (32 channels in, 16 channels out)
Behringer x32 Producer (16 channels in, 16 channels out)
Behringer S32 Stage Box (32 channels in, 16 channels out)
Alienware 14 Laptop
(8) Behringer P2 in-ear monitor amplifiers
(2) Yamaha S215V Speakers
(4) Behringer 18in Subwoofer
(2) Alto 15in Active Floor Monitor
(3) Mackie 15in Active Floor Monitor

Studio PC

Custom AMD Octo-Core PC
ProTools 11
Plugins from Slate Digital (analog emulation available!), FabFilter, Waves, Line 6, Celemony, and many more.
Yamaha HS7 Monitors
Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
PreSonus Faderport V2
PreSonus Digimax FS
Behringer PowerPlay Pro-8