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Dexterous Productions is a live sound and rental company based in Portland, Oregon. The company’s mission is to provide quality customer service in live sound and event rentals at an affordable price. We also offer wedding services and rentals, a/v recording services, system installations, PA repair, and dj services.

CONTACT: (see contact form below)
CALL: James (541) 913-5601

James Jacobsen: Owner, Chief Engineer

James Jacobsen CEPhoto by Jov Luke

James has lived in Oregon since birth and spent most his life involved in sound. He spent a year in radio at KWVA EUGENE, as the music director, board director, host, and producer. After leaving radio in 2006, he has spent time recording live events and working in live sound. He specifically enjoys working with and volunteering for non profits and other community organizations to help create better sound environments.

What can we do for you?

contact us by emailing

Please include the following information:

1. What services do you need?
2. If you need event services, where and when is the event?
3. Will you need delivery and pickup?

The Engineers:

Clemeth Abercrombie: Freelance Engineer

Clem’s Website.

Clemeth Abercrombie

Clem grew up in Wilson, Ks and graduated with a degree in Acoustic Engineering from the University of Illinois and RPI in Troy, NY. He now works with an acoustical engineering firm in New York. Along with consulting on acoustical projects all over the world, Clem has done live sound engineering for numerous music festivals and venues throughout the United States.

Ethan Pierce: Freelance Engineer

Ethan’s Website.

Ethan is a renowned local guitar and bass instructor. He also is a live sound engineer at several local clubs including Mississippi Studios and Holocene.

Matt Huiskamp: Freelance Engineer

Matt’s Website.

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Matt has been involved in music for many years, simply put he can’t live without it. He studied music theory and technology at the University of Oregon. Besides being a proficient sound engineer, Matt is also a prolific creator of music. He has been in 9 bands and counting, currently he is playing in the Ascetic Junkies.