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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #10: Subtractive and Additive EQ

Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses when to boost, when to cut, and when to leave things just the way they are when dialing in EQ during your band’s sound check. In short: think subtractively.

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #9: The Talk Back Mic

Doug Gould of WorshipMD talks about the important of the talkback mic in communicating with your band during setup. Why scream your head off and ruin the band’s mood right before their performance?

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #8: Arrangements

Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how to get the best out of your band by using thoughtful arrangements—teach your band the value of restraint, and give each instrument a little bit of breathing room. Your congregation will appreciate it!

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #7: Auxes

Doug Gould of WorshipMD demystifies your mixer’s Auxes, or Auxiliary outputs, and why you would want to take advantage of them. These are commonly used for monitors, effects, recording, and more. Here’s Auxiliary 101.

Doug Gould of WorshipMD demystifies your mixer’s Auxes, or Auxiliary outputs, and why you would want to take advantage of them. These are commonly used for monitors, effects, recording, and more. Here’s Auxiliary 101.

For info on the StudioLive AI digital mixers, click here.

For more from Doug Gould and Worship MD, click here.

30 Day Worship Sound Tools #6: Delaying Your Speakers

Delay is about more than just echo effects. It’s also used to delay a signal from one speaker to another in large venues, ensuring that the sound from multiple speakers arrives at the listeners’ ears at the same time. Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how to set up your multiple speakers using speaker delay for the best possible audio quality.

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #5: The EQ of a Microphone

There’s a lot more going on with microphones than a lot of singers realize. Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how to pick the best microphone, how to set it up, and how to EQ it on your mixer. He also discusses the importance of mic placements on instruments.

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #4: The Gain Knob

Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how best to take advantage of the gain knob on your mixer during your services, and why it’s such a critical setting.


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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #3: Headphones

Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how best to use your headphones while isolating problem elements of your live mix.

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #2: How Loud is Too Loud?

Doug Gould of WorshipMD discusses how best to settle on an appropriate volume level for your services, and how to interpret the ever-common complaint of  “It’s too loud!”

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30 Day Worship Sound Tools #1: Keep it Simple!

Check it out! The incomparable Doug Gould came by the PreSonus office and knocked out an incredible THIRY VIDEO SERIES on quick tips for the worship audio crowd. In this inaugural episode, he discusses the value of simplicity and consistency in your House of Worship productions. Stay tuned to the blog here for the entire 30-video series—one per day in May!

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For more from Doug Gould and Worship MD, click here.