sound engineering

Here's a plan for addressing "The Great Tech/Musician Divide," particularly when it comes to personal monitors. more


Ear fatigue can make us believe we need to boost the volume. Let’s say you’ve been mixing a loud band for thirty minutes. You'll experience Temporary Threshold Shift (TTS) which is an upward shift in the threshold of human hearing. more

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Does DIY monitor mixing make sense for your church’s music ministry? The cost of getting in the gear has never been lower, CPM’s reporter finds, and the options have never been more plentiful. more

Jul 17, 2017 2:22 PM Gear

Church tech director cites M-5000’s operational flexibility, incredible sound and compatibility with the Dante network protocol more

Jun 2, 2017 12:00 AM News

This is the third entry in SSL’s series of consoles for live applications, one the company temptingly describes as a “mid-scale console that makes…SSL Live available to a much wider audience.” more

May 21, 2017 6:44 PM Gear

Each mixer can control up to 24 input channels, with generous signal processing on each including parametric equalization, high-pass filter and compression. A similar complement of processing graces each output, which also adds reverb. more

May 17, 2017 2:29 PM Gear 1 Comments

Designed to bring power-to-size ratio of the Leo Family technology to a wider range of applications and venues more

Apr 18, 2017 1:07 AM News

Designed as complete systems with external iKon multi-channel amplifiers more

Apr 10, 2017 5:38 PM News

Sound Image replaces aging point-source system with new L-Acoustics K2 arrays more

Apr 7, 2017 10:17 PM News

From aesthetics, passive vs. active versions, and the financial impact your speaker choices will have on your ministry, our expert sources offer up invaluable advice to help you make a wise decision. more

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Help, I feel isolated! Here’s how to (and how not to…) help a performer hear and perform better. more


Church's head audio engineer gives positive feedback for on-board effects, dynamics processors and large touchscreen interface more

Mar 6, 2017 8:01 PM News

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." more


A primer on how to get a natural-sounding orchestra mix through your PA, along with five tips to manage your choir concerns. more

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New system allows up to 14 musicians to simultaneously control monitor (aux) mixes wirelessly from a mobile device. more

Mar 3, 2017 4:00 PM News

The better your monitor mix, the better your house sound. Here's how to maximize your investment in in-ear monitors. more


Real-time, precision monitoring of select Shure wireless systems from an iOS device more

Feb 9, 2017 2:11 AM News

Transaction could happen as quickly as March 2017 more

Feb 3, 2017 10:12 PM News

Compression has three vital functions: dynamic range reduction, peak limiting and envelope adjustment. Each needs to be understood to really apply dynamics processing effectively. more


PreSonus ships its StudioLive AR USB-Series hybrid mixers. more

Jan 26, 2017 10:38 PM News

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