Reverb Techniques for Church Sound

Reverb holds the power to take your mix from sounding dead to alive. But, it also comes with the risk of making your mix unintelligible and frustrating to the listener….

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How to Set a Compressor for Vocals

Compression works wonders on vocals. It allows you to bring them to the front of the mix while not having to worry about their ‘power note’ making everyone in the…

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5 Tips for an Amazing Drum Mix

Have you ever left a high-caliber concert completely amazed at how the drums sounded? I know I have. I could feel the kick drum, the snare was clear and punchy…

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How to Set Gain on Your Mixer

There is a knob at the very top of your mixer that often gets mistaken as volume control. But, it is so much more. Properly setting gain is foundational to…

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EQ for Clean Backup Vocals

Backup vocals can add a lot of depth and strength to a worship team. But they can also muddy the mix if you’re not careful. The challenge often comes when…

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One EQ Filter for Better Drums

Does it sound like your drummer is hitting a cardboard box? Or, are the drums sounding a bit muddy? Depending on your room and the drums, this is most likely…

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Hymns vs Modern Worship

The two primary criteria I use when choosing worship songs are “Is it theologically sound?” and “Is is singable for the congregation?”. All other criteria are secondary, and that includes…

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