Serving on Sundays from behind a drum kit may seem restricted, but here are a few ways that you can serve your worship leader, audio engineer, and church to create an environment centered around the worship and praise of Jesus.
In this video, I explain how I use Ableton Live’s Chain Selector to automatically load drum samples on to my electronic pad when I launch a song.
In this video, I show you how to properly warp all of your tracks in Ableton Live to be able to easily change the tempo and key of a song that you lead.
In this video, Philip Ellis walks through how he runs tracks and clicks with Ableton for a worship service. Philip provides helpful hints and tricks that he uses to help a set run smoothly.
The main responsibility of a worship drummer, outside of leading people in worship well, is giving form to music. The drummer plays a large role in determining the energy level coming off the stage. Our parts can make the music too loud, soft, out of control, lacking or just right.
Drumheads can be an intimidating and overwhelming purchase for anyone. Here are some tips to help you maintain quality drum sounds at your church.
In this video, Todd Hartman talks about all the drum mics he uses at the Austin Stone.
When I was 13 years old and I was just beginning to play drums at my church, I had no idea what it meant to serve.