#1
i am looking at buying a PA for my band. we play grunge/punk/indie and I have no idea how to go about micing stuff so any help is needed.
#3
It took me some time to find these, even with the search bar, but here are some interesting articles:

The Guide to PA part one and two by Phil Starr
and
The Ultimate Guide to Going Live part 5: PA systems by Backup Guitar.

Happy reading.