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It’s PreSonusFAMFriday with Stevie Meranta!

It’s Friday and it’s time to party… It’s PreSonusFAMFriday with Stevie Meranta!
How long have you worked for PreSonus? 

2 years.

What’s your official job title? 
Inside Sales Coordinator for the Commercial Division.
What’s your favorite thing about your job? Why did you choose to work here?
I work with amazing people in an exciting industry. Our team at PreSonus truly is a family.  I really enjoy traveling and meeting new people at trade shows and having endless conversations about gear and music.
Choose a movie title for the story of your life.

What was the first 8 track, cassette, CD or digital download you purchased? 

The Black Parade, My Chemical Romance.

Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?

August Burns Red

What’s your go to Karaoke song? 

Anything by Journey or Queen.

Everyone has a side gig, what’s yours? 

I’m the head audio engineer for my church, Abundant Life Church in Denham Springs.
What instruments do you play? 
Mainly guitar and bass but I can also play piano and drums.

What do you love about the WorxAudio XL1?

The clarity of the box is amazing. I also love the 160 degree coverage pattern of the horn so it covers such a large area. The DSP is very simple to use for tuning.

Why did you choose this as your favorite? 

They are wonderful to mix onand so feature and performance packed. Its hard not to love them!

What all PreSonus products do you use? 

Well my home studio is packed with a Series III 24 mixer, R80 and E5 monitors, a Studio 192, FaderPort 8 and a monitor station.  I mix every Sunday on a CS18 and RML32 at my church and all of the products are rock solid and makes creating and engineering a lot more fun.

Got any tips for working with the XL1 ? 

Don’t be afraid to turn it up!
What’s the strangest talent you have?
I can eat a lot of ketchup…
Anything else you want to share? 
Rock and Roll, that is all.


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