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The Behind the Mixer Podcast

By Chris Huff

Chris Huff, from the Behind the Mixer Blog, reveals tips and tricks to mixing sound in the realm of church audio production. He covers everything from building a music mix from scratch to upgrading your audio console. You’ll even learn how things work, like audio compression and gating, so you can be a better sound tech. Discover the latest gear, newest mixing strategies, or learn the foundational audio production processes every church sound guy should know. You’ll even catch interviews and find out how other church audio engineers are coming up with creative solutions to everyday problems. Chris has been working in church audio for over twenty years, writes for pro audio publications, helps other church audio techs through his web site, and has authored several church sound system guides. He helps you with audio mixing, mixing monitors, working with musicians and church staff, buying new audio equipment, understanding how signal flow works, and most every aspect crucial for creating a top notch audio production, while working in the unique church environment.

  1. 1.
    Microphones 101 and Why The Basics are Critical to Creativity12/06/2018
    56:37
  2. 2.
    How to Deal with Tech Team Bullies11/20/2018
    47:09
  3. 3.
    Your Live Audio Questions Get Answered11/01/2018
    1:00:24
  4. 4.
    BTM 034: Mercy Me, Touring Audio Engineers, and How to Take Advantage of Concerts10/18/2018
    34:10
  5. 5.
    BTM 033: What’s it Like to Be Married to a Church Sound Guy09/20/2018
    28:51
  6. 6.
    BTM 032: The Guide to Portable Church AVL08/31/2018
    41:54
  7. 7.
    BTM 031: How Much Should the Music Mix Change Each Week?07/12/2018
    59:42
  8. 8.
    BTM 030: Seven Habits of Highly Effective Sound People06/21/2018
    30:23
  1. 9.
    BTM 029: What To Do When The Tech Team And The Band Are At Odds05/10/2018
    47:41
  2. 10.
    BTM 028: The Six Things No One Told Me About Church Audio04/19/2018
    22:48
  3. 11.
    BTM 027: Ten Music Mixing Tips03/29/2018
    26:56
  4. 12.
    BTM 026: Finding the Perfect Volume for Live Audio Production03/08/2018
    1:05:13
  5. 13.
    BTM 025: The Art of Mixing Drums (Part 2)02/22/2018
    17:44
  6. 14.
    BTM 024: The Art of Mixing Drums (Part 1)02/15/2018
    33:48
  7. 15.
    BTM 023: New Audio Products for 2018, Announced at NAMM02/08/2018
    49:34
  8. 16.
    BTM 022: Joining the Sennhesier Advisory Council02/01/2018
    16:05
  9. 17.
    BTM 021: How to EQ Acoustic Guitars01/25/2018
    26:32
  10. 18.
    BTM 020: Tips to Working with Audio, Video, and Lighting in Portable Churches01/11/2018
    47:39
  11. 19.
    BTM 019: Interview with David Manners01/04/2018
    30:58
  12. 20.
    BTM 018: Audio and Video Maintenance12/28/2017
    38:42
  13. 21.
    BTM 017: Which Monitors are Right for You?12/21/2017
    36:26
  14. 22.
    BTM 016: Build Your First Audio Production Team12/14/2017
    19:22
  15. 23.
    BTM 015: Four Bad Habits of Mixing and How to Overcome Them12/07/2017
    14:08
  16. 24.
    BTM 014: Sound System Tuning with Nathan Lively11/30/2017
    43:29
  17. 25.
    BTM 013: A Personal Thank You11/25/2017
    4:11
  18. 26.
    BTM 012: Learning the X32 and Everything Audio: Interview with Brandon Wilson - 01211/16/2017
    45:45
  19. 27.
    BTM 011: Listener Q and A: Tackling Feedback, Mentoring, and More11/10/2017
    39:29
  20. 28.
    BTM 010: Listener Q and A: Tackling Compression, Wireless Microphones and More11/02/2017
    32:18
  21. 29.
    BTM 009: Are Powered or Non-Powered Speakers Right For Your Church10/26/2017
    45:41
  22. 30.
    BTM 008: Chris and Brian Hit the WFX 2017 Conference10/19/2017
    40:21
  23. 31.
    BTM 007: Five Steps to Picking the Right Audio Mixer10/10/2017
    25:23
  24. 32.
    BTM 006: How to Create a Great Mix on an Analog Mixer09/28/2017
    21:05
  25. 33.
    BTM 005: Improve Mixing Skills Through Multi-Track Recording: Interview with Gary Zandstra09/21/2017
    42:06
  26. 34.
    BTM 004: Microphones: Solving Common Problems and How to Pick the Right Microphone09/14/2017
    41:26
  27. 35.
    BTM 003: Why Your Wireless Microphones May Need Replaced ASAP09/06/2017
    13:04
  28. 36.
    How to Work with Musicians and the Heart of Worship, Interview with Apryl Allen - 00209/06/2017
    33:15
  29. 37.
    From the Lighting World to Church Audio Production, Interview with Eric Weedon - 00109/06/2017
    44:10

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