Monthly Archives: October 2011

Fitz & The Tantrums in Nashville

October 24, 2011 The Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN OK, I know they just played here in July but I can’t get enough of this group.  It is so cool to watch and hear their vibe coming off the stage.  If you aren’t moving and grooving to this band, they will CALL YOU OUT! That […]

Dream Theater in Atlanta

October 19,2010 The Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA It was time for a road trip….and I knew this one was going to be worth it.  Why?  Because I’ve watched drummer Mike Mangini for years.  He’s been a Shure endorser for over 10 years.  This was the type of band that Mike has worked for, practiced for, […]

Neon Indian Rides Into Chicago

October 14, 2011 Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL We recently welcomed Neon Indian to our Artist Endorser Family and although I have been a fan of Alan Palomo since his solo project known as Vega, and even more so after listening to Neon Indian’s Psychic Chasms released in 2009, I never had the pleasure of […]

Casting Crowns delivers the message in Nashville

October 14, 2011 Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN The last time these wonderful Christian Artists were in Nashville, I had a prior commitment and was unable to stick around for the show.  Tonight, I planned to spend the afternoon and evening with the band and crew. I meet up with Carter Hassebrook who is the […]

Personal Monitoring for Your Church

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes for Houses of Worship, Issue #47 (October 3, 2011). A History Whether you believe that Todd Rundgren, Stevie Wonder, or the Steve Miller Band was the first to pioneer the use of in-ear monitoring systems, one fact is indisputable: this represented a breakthrough in live sound. […]

RF Coordination: What You Need to Know

The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes for Houses of Worship, Issue #47 (October 3, 2011). There was a time when understanding pro audio and having a good pair of ears was enough to handle most church audio challenges. Then, wireless systems came into their own and changed the landscape. Touring acts may […]

Monitor Mixing at Lakeside Church

First Person with Dan Murphy The following article is an excerpt from Shure Notes for Houses of Worship, Issue #47 (October 3, 2011). Running live sound in a church setting can be a very challenging and a very rewarding experience. Every week, the sound crew is faced with a mix of professional, semi-professional, and amateur […]