The primary way I learned how to mix was watching professionals as an system tech for a large production company. I spent countless shows standing next to Audio Engineers from some of the biggest act in the US. In the down time, I would ask them as many questions I could. Then I would apply what I learned the next time I was at the console. … More How I mix a full band
Let me start by saying there is no replacement for a good team. Not only do you get the creative juices of more people than yourself, we were made to be in relationships and your team is a very important relationship. It took too long for me to realize that the true measure of a leader is not the number of followers, but how many leaders he is producing. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see how a tablet might help you no matter where your team is at. … More Tabl-Yes or Tabl-No! Why I can’t live without a tablet when running sound!
I can’t begin to count the amount of times I have been told the sound for the church service, festival, program, or what have you was TOO LOUD! What are some possible solutions to this issue? Well I hope to help give you a few suggestions I have found helped over the years. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see if we can turn up our leadership and turn down the volume. … More When Worship is TOO LOUD! And What To Do About It
In nearly every church service the moment when you, the preacher, walk up on stage, gathers your notes and starts to speak happens. Everyone in the room is ready. Or are they? You open your mouth and begin but your microphone is not on! Frustration rushes through you. “Everyone knows what is about to happen but the one person who is responsible for turning on the mic” you think to yourself. What you say next will have a huge impact to the person at the soundboard. In this article I’d like to address pastors that have to work with technical people to carry out weekend services. I hope to give you a few things you can do that will help you get more out of the team on the weekend. Being on staff as a Technical Director for years, and now a pastor, I hope to bring unique insight that will be valuable for you. Let’s get plugged into leadership. … More Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team