Engineer

Do You Hear What I Hear?

By Mike Sokol January 30, 2019

Many live mixes are not only too loud, but also sonically unbalanced. I got to thinking about this (again) when recently re-reading… Read More

That Modern Church Sound

By Samantha Potter January 21, 2019

I’ve been to my fair share of church services, and more than my fair share of contemporary/modern church services. Some of the mixes I hear… Read More

Balanced And Unbalanced Connections

By Mike Rivers January 18, 2019

The significance of balanced and unbalanced connections between audio devices, as well as the meaning of the terms, is often misunderstood. A balanced output can… Read More

Church Sound: Crafting The Mix

By Andrew Stone January 17, 2019

Getting to the point where I’m truly happy with an audio mix can be quite a process. Over the years a strategy of sorts has… Read More

Road Stories #2: Paying The Dues

By Ike Zimbel December 19, 2018

In 1980 I was working for a band, doing sound…and lights…and some backline… from front of house. During the 11 months I was with them,… Read More

Incarcerated Audio

By M. Erik Matlock December 18, 2018

“Seriously?” That was my response when I was asked to help record a live album inside a prison. It was 1998 and I was only… Read More