Mic’ing a Choir

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With Christmas quickly approaching, it brings with it special numbers, concerts and even choral performances.

3 Simple + Free Ways to Redesign Your Stage

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Everyone is looking for the cheapest, easiest and most effective way to redesign their stage for maximum impact. It has become part of our church cultural expectation, and has even made it’s way into some job descriptions. In our pursuit of creativity, balanced by our realties of budget, we’ve explored coroplast, bubble wrap, skids, crumpled screens and painted twigs among … Read More

Keeping a Serving Attitude When Working Behind the Scenes

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Nothing is quite as rewarding as volunteering hours of time, programming lighting cues, dialling in the house mix, sweating over the monitor mixes all to have nobody take notice, let alone offer a simple, “thank you”. Right?! There’s an old saying in the production world that goes something like this, “You know you’ve done your job well if no one … Read More

Backstage Access: Andy Rushing

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Andy Rushing, full time lighting designer for Kari Jobe, takes us on a tour of his lighting rig while on the road with Lauren Daigle and Hillsong United. Throughout this Backstage Access, Andy discusses various lighting fixtures, his approach to designing a lighting system, and how to operate lighting during a worship experience. Andy Rushing, full time lighting designer for … Read More

Frequency Training

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One of the most commonly asked questions, or area of trouble for most folks starting out in sound, would have to be “How do I know what to adjust on the EQ?”. Now while, understanding how an EQ works would definitely be top of the list, the biggest challenge always seems to be helping people identify the sounds or frequencies … Read More

6 Things to Consider When Buying an Audio Console

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With digital mixing consoles becoming more the norm than the exception, many churches are trying to make the decision on which way to go when upgrading. With varying needs and levels of expertise in operation, there are some obvious concerns that come up, however the array of available tools can be very appealing. Let’s look at 6 points to consider … Read More