Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Top 10 Tips for a Better Open Speaker Monitor Mix –...

Read Part 1 With the welcome resurgence of the emphasis on congregational singing as the imperative, churches who have not yet made the switch to...

10 Tips for a Better Open Speaker Monitor Mix – Part...

After regularly finding themselves popping out one or even both in-ear monitors (IEMs) to get a better feel for the level of congregational connection,...

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...

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...

Groundhog Day: How to Not Repeat Mistakes

In the movie Groundhog Day, arrogant TV weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) is caught in a time loop and repeats the title day many...

6 Quick FOH Mixing Tips for Worship

We’re all at different experience levels and styles in our church sound applications. Here are a few tips that apply to good FOH mixing...

Volunteer Recruitment: Audio Tech? Look to a Drummer

Volunteer Church audio engineers are made, not found. Need one? Searching for a ready-made volunteer audio engineer will not produce results. Experienced, capable audio techs sitting in...

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