Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 7, In-Ear Monitors)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 7, In-Ear Monitors) Answer:  You might start off by saying to yourself, “You don’t mike in-ear monitors (IEM) – you listen to them.” And you’d be correct. But… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 6, Guitars)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 6, Guitars) Answer: For this installment of our miking musicians in a house of worship series, we will discuss a few options for miking acoustic guitars, and electric… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 5, Strings)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 5, Strings) Answer: Many engineers in houses of worship are comfortable with putting up microphones in front of vocalists, guitars, drums, and pianos, but not everyone has had… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 4, Piano & Organ)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 4, Piano & Organ) Answer: Miking an acoustic piano or an organ in a house of worship is no different than miking these instruments in any other venue.… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 3, Drums)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 3, Drums) Answer: In this part of our ongoing musician miking series, we will explore a few of the many ways to mike a drum kit for a… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 2, Choir and Praise Band Vocalists)

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 2, Choir and Praise Band Vocalists) Answer: A wise, world-renowned conductor once said that the advantage vocalists have over instrumentalists is that vocalists have the actual words to… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How do you Mike Musicians in a House of Worship? (Part 1, Introduction)

miking a house of worship

Question: How do you mike musicians in a house of worship? (Part 1, Introduction) Answer: Wow, as we think about how to answer this question, we wonder if this should be a blog entry, a magazine article or even a… Continue Reading

Audio Solutions Question of the Week: How Do You Mike a Wedding Ceremony?

Question: How do you mike a wedding ceremony? Answer: The dress has been purchased, the tuxedos have been rented, the cake has been ordered, the ceremony location reserved and the photographer is under contract. Wow! There is so much to… Continue Reading

Boulevard Pro’s Jim Cioffi on Live Sound Miking

Nailing your live mix is an intricate art that houses many different schools of thought. It can make or break a performer; if your live sound is off, perfect playing can’t save it. And if your live mix is perfect,… Continue Reading