As a child Clayton Hutson was involved in music and grew up to become one of the best sound engineers working for some of the best Rock bands around. Just a few of the bands he has worked with are Guns N Roses, Garbage, Kid Rock and Pink. In an interview with Bro Talk Clayton Hutson goes into detail as to how his career got started and where he is today as an Audio Sound Engineer. He also speaks about the new technology that he uses in his business. Clayton Hutson started out as many of us do working under someone and when the recession happened his employer took a huge loss. Hutson took all the knowledge he had gained and built his business and hasn’t looked back since as he has built up a reputation in the music industry and is now Kid Rock’s stage manager. The equipment he uses is a growing technology and as Hutson states the equipment is not as heavy to tote around, the lights are brighter and the concerts today show off massive video walls. Clayton Hutson also discusses his losses and regrets in the business when he was a subcontractor and was working for a firm who did not like the idea that he work for a client directly. It took him out over $145,000 for attorney fees. He goes on to mention his favorite quotes are from Thomas Jefferson, and Vince Lombardi with a few good quotes from W.C. Fields and that his favorite purchase was an iphone. Finally, his favorite book is Richard Carlson’s “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.” Learn more: http://www.g1limited.com/news.php?id=46
Covering some of the equipment that Clayton Hutson uses in 2011 Pro Sound Web he mentions he debuted the DiGiCo SD11 with the frontman of Staind, Aaron Lewis. Hutson has driven every DiGiCo out there and was highly interested in debuting the new equipment for the band’s live show and used the 19″ SD11 which proved to be great for the size and price. Clayton has found that no matter the situation the room or the size of the building with his equipment he has always completed his goal making the bands live shows spectacular. With his equipment and knowledge Clayton Hutson offers the following services which can be found on his web page which are as follows: Production Management, Production Design, Show Producer, Monitor Engineer, Logistics Management, Stage Management, and Rigging.