Recording music is not the same as playing live. As we have been busily preparing for the album launch of Steve + Shawn, our Music & Ministry founders, we have a few principles to share that have been in use heavily over the past few weeks. Join us as we share some of the things[…]
A fun way to learn how to speak the language of drummers in a throwback educational film. Thanks Taylor and Shawn for helping out.
Without purpose you’re left with preferences. Who then gets to choose? The strong, the complainers, or would a better choice be to have the leaders decide? Join us today as we talk about knowing the purpose of what you’re doing so you can effectively lead people to where you are supposed to go.
One of the essentials items for every tech team is the Decibel Meter. A simple device, or even a free program on many phones and tablets, that scientifically and objectively measures the sound level and translates that into a number that can be used to establish consistency and much more. Join us today as we[…]
A big difference between good and great sound is the proper application of compression. While it is often shrouded in lore and mystery, today we talk a bit about what it does, where to get it, and then give you a practical example of how to add it to your vocal chain. […]
Today we take a look at how to work together as a team to get those guitar sounds used in popular recordings by opening up a multi-track version of “No Longer Slaves” by Bethel and then going over some important settings to lock it all in. https://musicandministry.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/TechCast-006.mp3Podcast (techcast):[…]
We are not big fans of using Multi-tracks during a service but you can learn a lot about what parts are important to cover as you arrange for your team. Today we walk through the free preview of “Beautiful Name” by Hillsong to see what is working together and what can be left out. […]
Today’s episode is filled with a lot of audio examples that will you through the common reasons you can’t hear the acoustic in the mix and what to do about it. It’s a lot easier than you might think and it has nothing to do with volume.
We received a letter from our virtual ‘mailbag’ that asked the question, “How do you get your keyboard player to stop overplaying?” As the answer is applicable to most any kind of instrument you’re going to want to make sure to join us today because this episode includes a lot of audio examples of why[…]
Modern worship music is currently dominated by keyboard sounds. These signature sounds are a lot easier to have than you might realize. While there are several ways to get those sounds, through a different approach to making sounds called MainStage you can easily be set up to play most any song with ease. Join us[…]