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.
Aaron Ivey talks about conflict producing excellence in us. Sometimes we need to be called out on our efforts in order to motivate us to be better in our craft.
Writing a drum chart is a method that I’ve used for years to help me learn the form of a song and execute the form of the song with extreme precision with little to no rehearsal time before playing the song.
In this video, Jimi Williams talks about a few things that you need to be pay careful attention to if you choose to write songs for your church.
This is my drum head recipe – complete with my tuning guide that I’ve trusted over the years to provide me with a sound that makes my sound engineer go wild.
How do I write parts for a song? Kyle Lent gives some very practical tips for creating instrumental parts that serve the song.
Our vision in leading others to exalt Christ in worship leads to many and varied reasons why we do or do not do things in a practical sense. One of those things is the choice to not have any music stands on stage.
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.
In a way, as artists, we make up a garden, a collection of fruit-bearing plants that’s beautiful because of its variety of forms. As faithful, fruit-bearing plants in the garden, we treat our audience and ourselves to beauty in an ever-changing and ever-expressive way.
With each worship album that we release we take the time to create resources that we hope will be helpful to equip worship pastors to serve their local church.