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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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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3 Ways to Lower Stage Noise

In many churches, the sound coming from the stage is louder than the house mix…and this is a problem. You will never experience a quality mix if stage noise is…

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The Complete Guide to Audio Gating

I want you to imagine standing in front of a gate that leads to someone’s mansion and whispering, “Open, please”, but nothing happens. Then, you yell, “OPEN PLEASE”, and this…

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Switching to In-Ear Monitors on a Budget

Making the switch from floor wedges to in-ear monitors has major benefits: Stage noise is drastically decreased which in turn improves sound for the congregation. The band becomes ‘tighter’ because…

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