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Put an In-Ear kit together…

November 29, 2011

You’re an indie band mounting a tour and you want to introduce in-ear monitors to the band and minimize setup time at each gig.  There’s a great technology approach to handling this situation that many regional acts have worked with companies like Tour Supply to design and build out. If you’re more the DIY type, […]

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Rolling Tricaster Rig

November 14, 2011

Reality LA is a “portable church” that meets in the heart of LA.  They run a 2 camera (Sony EX1) shoot to capture video for the web and simulcast to a cry room.  The product team cuts live to an AJA KAI Pro that’s neatly tucked into a rack we build for them a few […]

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For Pastors: How does one know when to switch from Analog to Digital?

November 11, 2011

Media Ministry can be a real sink hole for resources.  When poorly designed they consume money, time and burn out volunteers.  When production systems are pieced together without a master plan, especially by technology generalists, you may have a looming disaster on your hands. It seems that every pastor has a person in their life […]

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Calvary Spokane’s Vi1 Console and the 3 Headed Audio Network

October 15, 2011

It’s been a few weeks since we put in the Soundcraft Vi1 in Calvary Spokane. This was an inspiring project that incorporated 3 different audio networks and my new favorite digital console to get the job done. The job was to address a common issue many churches face today. Our mandate was to remake their […]

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AVL Design for Reality LA

September 9, 2011

[m-vslider id=”2″] I’ve been delighted to work with the fine crew down at Reality LA (“RLA”) on the design and implementation of their new audio and lighting rigs, as well as improvements to their video capture rig as well. BACKGROUND Reality LA is a church plant of Reality Carpinteria. Tim Chaddick started praying about planting […]

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I’m on a mission to help people like you

February 28, 2011

I’m one of those guys who’s spent a lot of time on both side of the mixing console. Sometimes as a worship leader or house musician, sometimes mixing FOH or tracking the band live. Over the years I have observed the interaction of musicians, technicians, production equipment and venue staff.  Like many of you, I’ve […]

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A Word Study

June 1, 2010

I enjoy exploring the origins of language. Here’s a quick word study I did for a presentation that was insightful…. Technology (Technologist) 1 a: 1615, “discourse or treatise on an art or the arts,” from Gk. tekhnologia “systematic treatment of an art, craft, or technique,” 1 b: the practical application of knowledge especially in a […]

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