The chances are that if you are doing AV in your church or in any other capacity you will find yourself in some kind of community – even if that community is yourself and the musicians you find yourself working with.  Hopefully at least you will find yourself in a community of people that are involved with Audio Visual (or even music technology).

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Improving Your System part 1: Reducing on-stage noise

So you’ve spent potentially thousands of pounds for a fantastic main PA speaker system that sounds amazing BUT… the sound still comes across as muddy.  If this is you then the chances are that your stage noise is preventing you from using the full capacity of the sound system.  It’s a fairly common problem and something that can continuously be improved upon.

There are a number of ways in which we can reduce the on stage sound.  Be it moving to smaller monitors, moving to electric instruments or even moving to in ear monitors; a number of different areas can substantially reduce the amount of on-stage noise.

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