Church Tech Weekly Episode 279: The Druids are not on the Recording

We're talking Multi-site this week! How do you organize your gear, your teams, your leadership? Is central control better than a dotted line? What are the advantages of standardizing on gear? We tackle all this and more.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Justin Firesheets

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 278: One Angry Dude

How should worship and tech teams be organized? Should the TD report to the worship leader? Is it better for them to be peers? What works and what doesn't? Our panel discusses the myriad of ways teams can be organized and what they've seen work best.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Colin Burch

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 277: I Don't Do Accents

Why do TD’s leave the church? Is it politics, age, burnout, or something else? Maybe it’s more complicated. We dig in this week.

Guests:

Van Metschke

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 275: Banned From The Ranch

This week, we talk about the pros and cons of electronic drums. Sometimes they can be a real life-saver; sometimes they cause problems. We help you navigate that.

Guests:

Van Metschke

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 274: CAD Monkey Banana Slap

It's an LED week here at CTW. We talk with Daniel Connell about lighting, trends in stage design and how LEDs have finally arrived. Plus, a special message from Jonathan Davis!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Daniell Connel

Jonathan Davis

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 273: Van Math

Mike and Van sweat it out on the mean streets of Las Vegas searching InfoComm 2016 for some cool stuff. In this episode, they run down what they find while trying to stay cool.

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 272: Spectrum Joy

We're back talking wireless. We know there is going to be a sell off of the 600 Mhz spectrum soon, so what's a tech guy to do? We answer that question and more this week. The sky is not falling, but there are some cracks.

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 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 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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