I remember it like it was yesterday. Sitting by a campfire out in a mountain clearing that we had hiked to, watching the flickering embers float up to meet the stars shining brightly down on us and feeling a deep sense that God was there with us. I don’t remember what songs we sang or[…]
At most every songwriting workshop or conference I have ever attended, someone has possed the question, “Do you love to write or love having written.” According to some, the response to this question determines whether or not you’re a real writer and will ever make it in the world of songwriting. If that makes you[…]
Though it is quite common to find a Behringer X32 at many churches around the world, it is, however, uncommon to find ministries using this sound board to the fullest potential. Here are 5 features that you should know about. Wireless Mixing from an iPad or Tablet One of the best features of this series[…]
Today we return from a long hiatus to answer a recent question of, “how many singers should you have each service?” We will discuss why many vocalists struggle to hear themselves and what factors are important to consider when determining what number is right for you. Join us!
I recently pulled out my old recording board from its protective foam lined road case that I’ve kept in the garage for years. The sights, smell, and the familiar feel of knobs and faders sprung a flood of memories that sloshed my mind back to the day when this Roland VS-2480 HD with 80 Gig[…]
Since volume is such a highly debated issue for most every church, one of the essential items for every tech team is a Decibel Meter. A simple device, or even a free program on many smartphones and tablets, that scientifically and objectively measures the sound level. These devices then output the information into a number[…]
Spent some time this week mastering the audio for our Portuguese album that has long been in the works. Somewhere around 5 years ago a Brazilian friend of mine encouraged us to translate some of our favorite songs into his native language of Portuguese. That night we got started and quickly had a large chunk[…]
So a metal drummer, folk guitarist, and a classically trained pianist walk into a church… While that sounds like the opening line to a joke, I’m actually describing the real life situation for the average worship team around the world. At your church the instrument and style differences may vary but the results are the[…]