Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Dealing with Tech Riders

As we roll into the fall church production season, your leadership may decide it’s a good time to invite a touring team into your...

A2 Sauce: The Essential Role to a Tasty Mix

A2 is Audio Two position at front of house. An A2 is there to handle everything that could distract the A1 mix engineer, including:...

How to Walk Through the Mix

Creating a pleasing mix for a plurality of listeners is the essential duty of the FOH engineer. What that mix entails, though, is far...

5 “Need to Knows” About Room Acoustics

Acoustics are what happens when sound encounters boundaries. Sound propagates as waves through the air in a defined pattern until contacting a surface. Whether...

Defining the Terms

Think back to the first time you practiced with your worship team. The musicians you had looked up to are now right in front...

Heart Tech: Understanding How We Feel

Worship techs are adept at what appears to be deflection. Asked how they are feeling, they will respond, “Great; I just got a new...

Live Sermon Sound

Preachers can vary extremely in their presentation style, sound, and reinforcement requirements. Lapel microphones have largely given way to subminiature head-worn mics in the...

10 Tips for Mixing Monitors from Front of House

Stage monitors (wedges or in-ears) may be mixed on a stage-side monitor console, from the FOH console, or from on-stage personal mixers. This discussion...

Understanding Direct Boxes

After microphones, direct boxes are the most common audio input devices on stage. Though seemingly simple, direct boxes are vital to the clean transfer...

How Loud Is Your Worship Experience?

The answer is perception based, and may not be simple. It’s influenced by many factors. We can measure sound pressure, and it’s useful, but...

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