Church Tech Weekly Episode 201: English Language Audio Puns

Our friend Brad is back to talk more about compressors! This week we cover side-chained comps, multi-band comps, dynamic EQ, gates and duckers. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 200: Who Has Time?

It's Episode 200! After four years of being on the air, we took a look back at some of our favorite CTW moments while we reminisced about some great times. Sit back, relax and be ready to laugh. A lot!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Brad Duryea

Jason Cole

Lee Fields

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 199: Rapport and Raparte

Continuing our theme of leadership, this week we talk with Greg Atkinson about his new book, Strange Leadership. We learn how to delegate, what role the Holy Spirit plays and how to be innovative. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Greg Atkinson

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 198: Van's Google Now

This week, we share some tips, tricks and secrets for being better leaders. We talk about how introverted TDs can find their way as leaders when the church seems to prize extroverts, and how to inspire your team to do more than push buttons.

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 197: Bacon Is Good For The Soul

This week we talk about the best practices for bringing new volunteers onto the team—recruiting, encouraging, training and perhaps even firing them. This episode will help make your tech teams healthier.

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 196: The Drunk Compressor

Our resident audio guru, Brad Duryea is back and we're talking compression. How do we not only control the dynamic range of an audio signal, but what effect does a compressor have on the tonality of said signal. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 195: Concrete Dust Is Not a Lubricant

How do you know when it's time to leave your job? Is God moving you into a new season or is He trying to teach you something? The grass isn't greener on the other side; it's greener when you're doing what you should be doing.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Mark Hanna

Wes Wakefield

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 194: Giganto Jenga

Since Monday was our SoCal TD Meet Up at Planning Center Online, we gathered the group and talked about how to stay connected with our hearts during service, and why planning plays such a crucial role for us.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Roy Cochran

Tyler Kaneshiro

Daniel Murphy

Scott Leavenworth

Marvin Sinson

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 193: Sonic; Wink, Wink

We're back with our panel of pros to discuss the things that we do during the week to make the weekend smoother. So much of what we do comes down to planning and preparation. Take that seriously, and see what improves.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Andrew Stone

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 192: 8K Is For Suckers

We're live from NAB! Our panel of experts brings us up to speed on some cool 4K video walls, the Blackmagic Studio Camera, Avid Everywhere, new switchers from Ross & Sony and much more. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Todd Elliott

Zeke McGeehon

Rick Russel

Brandon Thompson

Marcus Hammond

Stan Yoder

Mark Hanna

Jeff VanderGiessen

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 191: I Had No Intention of Not Winging It

It's drums, drums, drums! We talk with a drummer and FOH engineer on his process for getting the drums sounding great. Spoiler, it's not a magic plug-in!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Brandon Thompson

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 190: Huh...

We're all about effects today! Our panel talks about reverb, delay, convolution and impulse response—among other things. Get the duct tape ready, your head may explode!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 189: No More Morning Dave

We recap the Seeds conference (including the very cool opening Kabuki drop), and talk about how to succeed as a TD. If you're wondering what separates top pros from the rest of the pack, here's your chance to learn.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Andrew Stone

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 188: Too Many Tools in the Church Tool Box

It's back to the mailbag! We tackle subjects such as how do you lead up, coming up with realistic budgets, mixing when all the inputs don't make it to the board, and over-spec'ing speakers. Plus two exciting new audio consoles In The News!

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 187: Fair and Biased

We talk with Phil Cooke about the difference between biblically inspired art and biblically based art. What should the Christian's response be to films like Noah, and how can we do a better job of utilizing technology and social media for advancing the Kingdom?

Guests:

Van Metschke

Phil Cooke

Luke McElroy

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 186: You Ever Had Mini-Bacon?

Satellite campuses are all the rage in the church now. Tonight, we talk about how to get video to those campuses, how to organize tech teams and more. Plus, In the News!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

John David Boreing

Jared Wells

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 185: Horrible Chest Thumpers

This week we debate whether 96KHz is better than 48KHz, talk about the new SSL Live console and discuss some rules of thumb for using EQ (many of which we break consistently). 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 184: The Show's 13th Floor

Wireless mic's—the source of great utility or frustration. We talk about how to make them work better, and about the upcoming spectrum sell-off that will once again have us shifting frequencies.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 183: That, or Van Reads Trivia

Ever wondered how to get your broadcast mix to sound like the big Mega Church's? Today we talk with three guys who really know what they're doing. Even if you don't have lots of gear, your audio for video mix can still sound great.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Andrew Stone

Scott Ragsdale

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 182: That Crazy Girl You Knew In High School

This week, it's all about projection! We talk about lumen ratings (and why you can't trust them), digital vs. analog cabling, lenses, throw distances and more. And as a bonus, we cover the NAMM show just for fun.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Camron Ware

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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