Sound Advice

Communication
By Stephen M. Newman - Sound Advice - June 06, 2023
   
I have no idea what it's like to be a sound tech in a large church.† The duties and responsibilities are endless each week.† So much to worry about in the way of making it all happen.† So much to rely on with power, mixi...
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The Technical Director
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - May 18, 2023
   
Every church has a need for a technical director. Nearly every aspect of church is affected in some way by a technical service or function that needs to be performed by someone. Often times various people with different ...
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Continuity is King
By Van Metschke - Sound Advice - May 11, 2023
   
Have you ever been sitting in a service in which you are not serving and wondered, "Wow, this sounds much different than last Sunday"? Maybe you have noticed that some weeks the complaints about the sound are "It's too l...
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Divine Bass!
By Brent Handy - Sound Advice - May 10, 2023
   
While touring, I am constantly looking and listening for the best products to use in church sound systems. Many contractors offer "Install" products. But frankly, many of them are sub par in my opinion. There are a few g...
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The Mixing Console in Worship
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - April 11, 2023
   
The mixing console can be an intimidating and "phobic" experience for a new sound tech.Modern consoles can feature more than 500 knobs and infinite settings. However, operating a mixing console can be a very rewarding ex...
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Quick Tech Tip
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - March 21, 2023
   
Wireless microphone manufacturers specify alkaline batteries. A fresh alkaline battery will run a wireless transmitter (depending on the system manufacturer) from eight to sixteen hours. Most wireless microphones will st...
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Quick Tech Tips
By Leon Sievers - Sound Advice - March 09, 2023
   
Sound problems can be caused by anything from architectural defects to misguided equipment operators. Here are some of the most troublesome sound problems that churches struggle with and what can be done about them: ...
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Achieving a Good Mix for Worship
By EXW Staff - Sound Advice - Feb 22, 2023
   
Itís relatively easy to teach someone how to use equipment, itís more difficult to teach him or her how to critically listen to what they are doing and musically create a good mix. BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS Yearn to ...
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Riding the Lightning
By Brent Handy - Sound Advice - Jan 10, 2023
   
We have entered the "storm season" here in the bible-belt. With storms come the most unpredictable, and second most deadly force, lightning. Lightning is not the only concern. Equipment in your facility can malfunction...
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Changing to Win
By Van Metschke - Sound Advice - Dec 20, 2022
   
As my church heads into a season of change (an auditorium remodel, a name change, and a new website) I am brought back to the Bibleís views on changing the method but not the message. Change can be hard, but the rewards ...
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