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Calvin Roy


Keeping a Serving Attitude

  Keeping a Serving Attitude Nothing is quite as rewarding as putting in hours upon hours of volunteer time, getting the lighting cues programmed and then reprogrammed, dialing in the house mix, getting monitor mixes right, and then getting them right again all to have it noticed by sometimes no…
April 11, 2016

6 Things to Consider When Buying an Audio Console

With digital mixing consoles becoming more the norm than the exception, many churches are trying to make the decision on which way to go when upgrading.  With varying needs and levels of expertise in operation, there are some obvious concerns that come up, however the appeal of available tools can…
March 16, 2016

6 Steps for a Smooth Soundcheck

We've all been there, rushing to get the band mic'd up, trying to get monitor feeds happening while also trying to get some sort of FOH mix dialed in while the band rehearses the chorus for the 18th time.  How many times have you come away from a soundcheck actually…
December 18, 2015

5 Quick Tips to Improve Your Mix

Audio engineers new and old are always looking for ways to improve their mixes.  Sometimes the simplest improvements come from working with other engineers and seeing how someone else approaches the same job.  Here are 5 quick tips that I have found to be useful when mixing bands. 1. Reference…
November 12, 2015

6 Common Roadblocks Every Tech Team Faces

We all have the desire to see our services run seamless and distraction free. And while few are able to hire engineers and technicians, most of us rely on faithful volunteers with varying skill levels in A/V Production. In our efforts to mitigate “problems” we can inadvertently be holding our volunteers back from…
September 21, 2015