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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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!
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!
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.
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!
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?
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!
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).
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.
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.
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.
This week we talk about visual silence, multi screen environments, visual worship and a host of other topics related to immersive worship environments. Plus, some great new products in the news!
And check out Luke's new book, The Wide Guide.
This week we go back to the mailbag! We tackle questions such as how to handle it as a volunteer when the worship leader is also over tech but spends all his time with the band; how to balance excellence in production with budget, capabilities and people; prioritizing people over production and how to handle drums in a small room.
This week it's all about system design and optimization, building projects and churches that build buildings with no thought to AVL whatsoever. It's about to get real!