Sound Advice

Quick Tech Tip
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - Nov 25, 2019
   
TOP 10 Methods to Reduce feedback: 1. Turn the volume down. 2. Decrease gain on equalizer(EQ) or tone controls. 3. Reduce monitor system volume or its EQ gain. 4. Move microphones farther away from sound path of spe...
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Microphones in Worship
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - Oct 31, 2019
   
Proper mic selection and position is the basis for building a solid mix around your drummer. If you start with these basics, you will have a foundation upon which you can begin to layer the rest of the band. Micropho...
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The Fourth Element
By Van Metschke - Sound Advice - Oct 17, 2019
   
True or false? "The sound system in your church is the same as the system in mine." The answer to this question seems so obvious, but most sound people have learned most of their audio knowledge with the sound sy...
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Using Drum Shields In Worship
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - Sep 26, 2019
   
In houses of worship, large and small, getting good sound isolation can be a huge challenge. Whether the need is to separate the drums from the rest of the ensemble or to help control the overall stage volume, the ClearS...
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Mixing Monitors for Worship - Part 1
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - Aug 26, 2019
   
Stage volume is a serious problem in establishing a good house mix. If the mix in the monitors is rough or weak, then musicians and vocalists “turn up” and eventually the spill from the stage finds its way into your mix ...
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Digital Juice
By EXW Staff - Sound Advice - Aug 01, 2019
   
If you are into video at your church and need some professional backgrounds, check out the Jump Backs from Digital Juice. These Jump Backs will help make your videos look like the pro's. Their Jump Backs and other prod...
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Tips and Tricks
By Brent Handy - Sound Advice - July 18, 2019
   
Q: Our system has radio noise coming through the PA. How do we stop it from happening? A: Here is what I would do. Solo each channel's input, aux sends, subgroups, matrices, masters, etc. to try to isolate where i...
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Quick Tech Tip
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - June 17, 2019
   
What not to do with a Microphone 1. Don’t blow into a microphone to see if it’s on. Blowing into a microphone can expel moisture into a microphone and besides being disgusting can damage the microphone diaphragm. In...
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The Sound Team
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - May 23, 2019
   
Ultimately, any sound system is only as good as the people operating it. Their ministry is every bit as valid as the music director, the instrumentalist or the choir member. In reality, the effectiveness of the aforemen...
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Room Acoustics 101
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - May 13, 2019
   
Nothing can improve the quality of your church sound system as much as determining the proper placement for your loudspeaker system.  Upgrading your speakers can make changes in the range of 1 to 5 decibels. But simp...
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