Church Tech Weekly Episode 236: I Would Yodel

Streaming. It's all the rage right now as every pastor wants to put the service on the web. But how do you do it? What gear do you need? We break it down in this informative episode.

Guests:

Nicholas Rselius

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 235: There's Your Gorilla

It's NAB week and that means it's time for the annual CTL meet up live show at the MGM Buffet. We assemble a great cast of characters to talk about the cool stuff they saw at at the show. And as always, it gets a little funny at times...

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Taylor Charboneau

Alex Stave

Justin Firesheets

Todd Elliott

Marcus Hammond

Jared Wells

Mark Hanna

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 234: Executive Pastors & Expensive Sneakers

This week we follow up our wireless talk with a great discussion on best practices for wireless systems. We talk about frequency coordination, antenna distribution and when to not go wireless. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Criss Niemann

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 233: 3PM in the Morning

This week it's all about wireless spectrum. We're about to lose another 50 or so MHz of wireless space, and our panel of experts will help us understand what that means for us. Time to bone up on your wireless knowledge!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Criss Niemann

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 232: Bringing Saxxy Back

We're live from Church on the Move in Scenic Tulsa for the Seeds Conference. We talk about intentionality, creativity, and caring enough about the product to make it great. It's not about having the budget COTM has, it's about the desire to do things well. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Andrew Stone

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 231: 2 Chipotle Bowls a Week

Have you ever wished you could sit down with a veteran TD an find out what they wished they knew when they started? Tonight is your chance. Our panel talks about lessons they learned the hard way, so you don't have to.

Guests:

Duke Dejong

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 230: Second-Hand Cheesecake

We're back with our friend Todd Elliott this week who shares with us details on the new FILO conference, which is sort of Gurus 2.0. This one-day, regional conference focuses on topics that technical leaders will relate to. We're excited about it, and I know you will be, too!

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Todd Elliot

First In Last Out Conference

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 229: Too Many Trackpads

As you know, LED lighting is all the rage. But how do you go from a cool idea to a finished project if you want to do something a little out of the box? This week, Nick tells us about a great new resource, ledstriplightideas.com. Some cool stuff will come from this...

Guests:

Van Metschke

Nick 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 228: Dancing Sharks

This week, we tackle the Super Bowl Halftime Show with our resident video expert, Nick Rivero. We talk about the production, the gear and even hear a little wisdom from the show's director. Grab your shark outfit!

Guests:

Van Metschke

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 227: Break Your Spirit Airlines

The internet is full of advice. But how do you know what advice to listen to and what advice to ignore? Our expert panel helps you suss out the good from the bad and determine who you should just browse on past.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Andrew Stone

Brad Duryea

Dave Stagl

Chris Briley

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 226: Supah-Mega-Phat NAMM Spectacular

We recap the highlights of the NAMM show this week. Hear about new wireless IEMs from Shure, a new mixer from A&H, updates to the Live Mix system, and new speakers from EV. All this and more! 

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 225: Shoot Santa From a Cannon

We know that in order to get a great mix, we need good source material. But how does the sound engineer help the band get the best results? This week, it's all about practical steps we can take to make each weekend the best it can be.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Andrew Stone

Brad Duryea

Chris Briley

Dave Stagl

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 224: Increase Your Blackness

We're back with our graphics experts again this week! This time, we talk about creation tools, compression, video codecs and source material. How to you get ProPresenter to play back video smoothly? We tackle that, too!

Guests:

Luke McElroy

Joel Smith

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 223: VolunteerTrader.com

This week we dig into graphics! It's all about backgrounds, motion and static. Where to find them, how to curate them, where do you find inspiration and more. Great for anyone responsible for graphical content on weekends.

Guests:

Luke McElroy

Joel Smith

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 222: Dante Networks, Pt. 2

We're back with Landon from Audinate talking about the best practices for setting up a Dante Network. We tackle switched vs. Redundant, running Dante over your existing IT network and what cable should you use. 

Guests:

Landon Gentry, Director of Global Support Services, Audinate

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 221: Dante Networks, Pt. 1

This week we uncover the mystery of Dante networking. We talk about the protocol itself, how it works, how it differs from other protocols and about the new Dante Via.

Guests:

Landon Gentry, Audinate

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 220: The Banjo Museum

We pick up where we left off last week by talking about the building blocks for the modern worship sound, and with some excellent advice on how to structure rehearsals. Ultimately, it's all about relationships; in this case between tech and band.

Guests:

Dave Dolphin

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 219: Oregon, Oklahoma

As a tech guy, do you ever wish for "better source material?" Do you wonder how to help the musicians better understand what we need? If so, this is a show for you. Share with your worship leader, too!

Guests:

Dave Dolphin

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 218: A Noggin You Wouldn't Believe

We're all about LDI (or as we call it LEDI) this week. We talk about the cool new products we saw at the show. But don't despair if you're not a lighting guy—they weren't all lighting products!

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Jay Wagner

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 217: Duke Snuggles a Moose

We're back to audio! We set out to talk about mixing in mono, but end up with a great discussion on how stereo works as well as the importance of arrangements. 

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Dave Stagl

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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