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A tour sound and studio veteran weighs in on what it takes to get church percussion sounding just right. Read more

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Here are some fun and creative ways you can improve the clarity and punch in your church's audio mix. Read more

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While designed as a hand-held vocal mic for live sound, a condenser microphone of this quality can effectively double as a studio recording microphone for vocals or instruments. Read more

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Multisite Faith Church in West Palm Beach crafts an audio style all its own. Read more

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Drums don’t have to be loud to sound good. All they need is the correct set of mic’ing techniques, dynamics, EQ and some effects to produce a great sound. Read more

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Preset scenes allow the engineer to focus on the subtle changes that will transform a good mix into a great mix. Read more

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Three flexible plans for choosing award-winning plugins including EQ’s, compressors, effects and mastering tools Read more

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It isn't enough to think of audio balance exclusively in terms of volume. Tonality and the way humans perceive loudness is equally, if not more, important. Read more

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IEMs have essentially democratized monitoring, giving each person on stage DIY monitoring capabilities. What does that look like in your workflow moving forward? And how can you get the absolute best results at your church? Read more

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A big, powerful moment in a church service can be engaging and impactful. But if we don’t know how to set it up properly or transition out of it effectively, what was intended to be powerful can become distracting or downright cringeworthy. Read more

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Getting to the point where you're truly happy with an audio mix can be a long, involved process. Over the years, a strategy has helped this well-known sound engineer delete unknown variables prior to mixing. Read more

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ImPulse core audio processing/routing engine and Type R modular, expandable, IP-based radio system to be on display Read more

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Stand- or boom-mounted mics rarely work well for acoustic guitar players in a live sound environment. And the tone from internal pick-ups can leave a lot to be desired. Here's a hybrid approach for sound engineers. Read more

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Mic'ing a cast of actors is no small feat. But if you consider these three components of proper mic'ing, you'll be on your way to a great-sounding stage production. Read more

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A CPM audio selection guide, this piece includes invaluable insights about planning your investment in a digital mixer. For starters, be sure to leave room for growth: "Multiplying your current inputs by 1.25 or even 1.5 is a good rule of thumb." Read more

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If you have been an audio engineer for any amount of time you likely get the sweats from simply hearing the phrase “can I get more of me?” Read more

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Think back to the actions you may have taken around the 700 MHz clearing just a few years back. Well, you have to do it again. New broadband services are already being put in place that will require replacement systems. Read more

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One of the most useful (and potentially risky) features on many modern digital mixers is the ability to remotely control them with tablets and smartphones. CPM’s report takes a look at what’s good about that, and what’s lukewarm. Read more

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One of America’s largest houses of worship chooses the Digico SD5cs for FOH and monitors at three campuses, and now relies on the Orange Box audio format converter for video integration Read more

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Parametric EQ now provides equalization of each input signal when no dedicated monitor console is available Read more

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