Don’t ditch that Analog mixer just yet! If you are in the market for a new mixer, chances are pretty good that it will be a digital mixer. Digital consoles have a lot to offer and can solve a number of problems that we run into in church sound. The price of entry level digital […]
Have you noticed that the currency in our day is not money, but time? When you ask someone how they are, the answer is usually a huge intake of air followed by an exhalation with the word “busy” punctuating it. People are busy. We won’t get into the right or wrongness of that here, but […]
As our churches move towards personal monitoring and wireless monitoring solutions, we are getting more familiar with the concept of using in-ear monitors. In-ear monitors are either custom or universal fit “headphones” that are placed directly into the ear canal vs. sitting in the ear like an ear bud might or over the ear like […]
I remember the first time I went to a NAMM show. It was glorious. I would like to think I had my base impulses under control, but seeing all that gear… All of a sudden I wanted it ALL. There has never been a more exciting time for technology, and specifically, technology that enables and […]
Reverb is the sound that reaches our ears after it has bounced off some other surface first. The characteristics of the reverb will vary based on the frequency range of the source, the position of the source, and the position of the listener. Reverb amount and “quality” varies based on the frequencies in the source […]
Andy brings us the third installment of Personal Mixing 101.
Andy takes us through another personal mixing tutorial.
If you are unfamiliar with personal monitoring systems, it’s time to get up to speed. Personal monitor systems allow each performer to have a mix with as much “me” as they want without conflicting with their neighbor. They can allow you to take most if not all the monitors (floor wedges) off the stage, reducing clutter and, more […]
Most of our churches rely on volunteer musicians, singers, and techs to make services run smoothly. When teams are distracted or frustrated, it has a ripple effect across the entire gathering. And lets face it, there are SO many things that can distract and frustrate us. And that’s before we even get to church! A good attitude is essential […]