Church Tech Weekly Episode 271: Wireless Wonderland

It's happening again! The FCC is about to sell off another chunk of spectrum. What does that mean for you and your wireless mic’s? Listen in to find out.

Guests:

Criss Niemann

Karl Winkler

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 270: The Mike & Van Variety Hour

We've been joking about it for some time, but we figured with us taking a road trip back to SoCal after NAB it would be a good time to try it out. So here you go! Let us know if you like it in the comments.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 269: Three Point Windbag

We're live at NAB! This year, we're looking at 4K and drones. And a few other things. But mainly 4K and drones.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Mark Hanna

Zeke McGeehon

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 268: The Blackmailing Ministry

What does the future hold for production technology in the Church? Our panel gets into that topic this week and the conclusions we draw may surprise you!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Andrew Stone

Rick Russell

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 267: Call the Matador

This week, we recap Easter! Our panel discusses how the weekend went, what the trends are in Easter productions and how best to recover after a crazy-busy week.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Andrew Stone

Rick Russell

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 266: Define Abuse

We're live from NW MinCon! This week we get to talk about audio training, and the importance of continuing to learn and refine our craft. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Andrew Stone

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 265: I've Seen It, It's Not Okay

This week the guys wrap up NAMM. Hear about the new Yamaha stage boxes and Dante card for the TF consoles, some cool new stuff from Radial, a slick workstation from Ultimate Support and, what else, lighting gak! 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 264: Old White Guys With Glasses

We're back! Mike and Van talk about the weather then we hear from Todd about what is happening with the FILO Conference in 2016. Plus the usual encouragement to get to know other tech guys.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Todd Elliott

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 263: The Future of Podcasting

This week it's a look behind the scenes at CTW. Mike shares why we've been so inconsistent lately and talks about what is next for CTW. 

Guests:

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 262: I Ran a Query on Bacon

Though it happened a month ago, I thought it would be fun to get the rundown on SALT 2015. We talk about the story arc of the conference, being intentional and how design matters. 

Guests:

Luke McElroy

Nicholas Rivero

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 261: Artisanal Baby Wipes

This week, the very tired trio discusses WFX. After standing all week, teaching classes, and talking to dozens of people, Duke, Van and Mike give you the rundown on the last trade show of the year.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 260: That Could Be Totally Inappropriate

This week, we recap the SALT conference. We talk about some of the things we learned, what was encouraging and why it's so important to have relationships with fellow technical artists.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Brad Duryea

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 259: Emily Is Out of Paper

It is a very special episode of CTW! We are pre-SALT, and joined by Stephen Proctor of the Alt podcast and Brady Shearer of Pro Church Tools. In front of a live studio audience, we share our greatest fears as an artist and talk about how to build your teams.

Bonus, a highly talented local artist, Emily Carlton, live sketched the show for us. Here are her show notes. To see more of her work, visit her website.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Stephen Proctor

Brady Shearer

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 258: What's the Best Microphone?

We're back talking about wireless mic’s this week. Given the ever-shrinking spectrum, we have to become a lot more savvy about how we approach wireless technology. We tell you how.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 257: You Can't Reboot People

The RF Apocalypse is coming! The Fed is getting ready to sell off another block of spectrum on us, and we have about 4 years to plan. We talk about what is really happening and what you need to do to prepare.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 256: This ChurchTechLife

This week, Mike and Van listen to the music. Or at least talk about the music they listen to and why. To become a better engineer, you need to know great music. Here's where to start.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 255: Tip Your Cat To Him

What do you do when disaster strikes? Your console's hard drive crashes, you lose a stage box, the lighting console won't boot, the video switcher won't switch? We talk about disaster recovery this week with someone who recently experienced it.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Brandon Thompson

Matt Armstrong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 254: Some Drunk Monkey

Picking up where we left of last week, we continue looking at portable and satellite campuses. This week, it's gear. How to handle the spec'ing, management, repair and responsibility of all the equipment for those other venues. 

Guests:

Duke DeJong

Rick Russell

John David Boreing

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 253: A Chicken Biscuit To The Lighting Console

Remote campuses is the topic of the day. How do you staff them? Who handles problems? Who trains, recruits and leads the teams? What are some great organizational principles? We tackle that and more!

Guests:

Duke DeJong

Rick Russell

John David Boreing

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 252: Industrial Strength, Like Duke

We continue this week talking about being a good steward. How to manage your gear in such a way that it builds trust with leadership and you get more. This is why you can have nice things.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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