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Episode 21 – Avid Venue Features
I recently demoed a Venue console for the first time and wanted to talk about a few of the features I really liked that don’t seem to get much attention.
Episode 20 – Chamsys MagicQ
A quick introduction to Chamsys MagicQ lighting software for Mac, Windows and Linux. Here is a MagicQ tutorial: http://www.onstagelighting.co.uk/training-tutorials/magicq-tutorial-getting-started/
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Episode 19 – Soundcraft Si Compact Follow Up Review
I had been asked recently to do a follow up review on the Si Compact. The audio quality on this recording is pretty bad. It was recorded on my iPhone while driving from Charleston to Greenville, SC in our church … Continue reading
Episode 18 – Gain Structure & System Levels
Been working on trying to improve the sound of the some of the rooms at Sugar Creek and that really started me thinking about how the level of the sound system can effect the way that you mix and in … Continue reading
Episode 17 – Soundcraft Si Compact Review
Recently purchased a Soundcraft Si Compact and have spent a little time with it. In this episode I give a quick list of features, pros and cons as well as a my thoughts vs the Yamaha LS9.
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Episode 16 – AKG CK47 Mic Review
I was recently loaned a AKG CK47 mic that I wanted to try out as a choir mic. In this episode I take some samples from our multi-track recording of a Sunday morning to show how the mic performed against … Continue reading
Episode 15: Qlab
If you ever need a tool to help with audio cues during a production, Qlab could be that tool. I use it for all audio cues including solo tracks. This is the swiss army knife of audio playback and best … Continue reading
Episode 14: Apollo Right Arm Review
The Apollo Design Right Arm is a DMX controlled moving yoke. You can mount just about any fixture type as well as camera. In this episode I give you what I found out about them after using them for a few months.
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Episode 13 – In Ears Monitor for Praise Teams
At Sugar Creek we made the change to in ear monitors for our praise team about six months ago. The change has been positive, but not without some hitches along the way. In this episode I pass on our experiences.
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Episode 12 – Roland M-48 Personal Mixers
I wanted to give a review of the Roland M-48 mixers after we have been using them for a few months. Included in this episode is some of the training issues converting musicians from Aviom.
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