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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Church Tech Weekly Episode 181: Eh, It's Live to Me

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.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 180: It's Wednesday for Mike

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.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Jason Castlellente

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 179: Big Pants, Little Pockets

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!

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 178: The New RLX!

It's the last show of the year! We take a look back at the biggest stories and products of 2013, and make some predictions about what's to come in the new year. Plus, a special call in from our producer, Katie. You won't believe from where!

Guests:

Van Metschke

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 177: I Felt His Presents

Being that it's Christmas week, we solicited fun Christmas stories from our listening audience. And boy did we get some! We even throw in a dramatic reading of one! And somehow, we end up talking about LED lights at the end. Go figure.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Jason Cole

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 176: Tipping Cows for Christmas

How do you prepare for a building project? Not simply design, but making sure all the right things are in place for a project to succeed. And be sure to choose equipment your team can run. We're gearing up for building in 2014!

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Bob Nahrstadt

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 175: Pay It Backwards

The best way to learn this trade is from someone who has already mastered it. This week we talk about mentoring; being a mentor and having a mentor. We all need to be building into the next generation of technical artists.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Jason Cole

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 174: Lightsaber, Off

This week it's all about lighting! We recap LDI—or as our panel calls it, LEDI. Learn about the new LED-source moving head fixtures, LED houselights, LED video walls and a new console from High End. And you'll never guess who our sponsors are...

Guests:

Van Metschke

Rob McInteer

Thomas Pendergrass

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 173: Road Trip!

Since Mike is on vacation, it's time for the "Best of Episodes 1-100!" In this show, we talk with many of our favorite people, Camron Ware, Ryan Howell, Stephen Proctor, Andrew Stone, Dave Stagl, Nigel Spatling and Bob Heil. This is a must-listen to episode. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Camron Ware

Ryan Howell

Stephen Proctor

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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