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Pushing the envelope….

follyfoolSometimes I feel like I am pushing the envelope a bit too far here in the studio spending hours and days hooking up old mixing boards, synthesizers, and processors with mixed results. BUT a quick internet search pertaining to old synthesizers…

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Here come the robots………

The last few years we have been dealing with a lot of LED light fixtures.  First on stage and now for general lighting.   Over the past 15 years and during our world wide touring with acts we had dealt with robotic lighting that used very high wattage incandescent…

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BB pushes forward

Pastor Rob and music teams at Becker Baptist acquired some new equipment to continue their successful push into combining traditional and modern ideas in their vibrant (and packed!) worship services.   The new Yamaha digital mixing board with programmed presets and recall is the latest addition to the great…

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The small towns are the best…….

Jeremy and I and staff have enjoyed working on a small project in a small town this past week.   St Stephen Parish in Central Minnesota suffered a lightning strike which took down several components in their sound system and we were glad to meet the staff and patrons…

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NewMan

Working with a friend of ours, Steve Wilson, we embarked on an install at the campus of St Cloud State University.   Located on the high bank of the Mississippi River on the edge of the campus is Newman Center’s Christ Church.

I myself, and Jeremy as well, had both…

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Creative thinking in tough environments

Jeremy White, the lead integrator and audio video lighting consultant for GSAudio, said this to me yesterday…….”all it will take is some creative thinking in this tough environment”…………….”and a 100 plus hours of your time gerry!”  He was referring to repairing and replacing an old PA system in a…

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Leave the Youth’s alone!

Busy busy busy…..as usual around here.

We were able to spend the final part of 2015 finishing a long overdue install project at Calvary Community Church’s Youth Room.    We worked with a fabulous team of church staff and volunteers to lead Pastor Josh Johnson’s goal of revamping his entire…

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Epic extended season in studio……..

As all of you musicians and artist friends know, the month of January for Minnesota “creatives” is supposed to be a time of hibernation, day sleeping, primetime movies streaming from late morning until dinner time with zero guilt…….a time to recover from Nov-Dec insane gig schedules and frenetic holiday…

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Father Robert Koopmann, OSB CDs are released!

After more than a year of work which included multiple recording sessions on location at the Campus of St Johns University, Father Bob Koopmann’s 3 CD projects have been released.

During the 2014-2015 Father Bob traveled to Japan where he played several concerts.  One was recorded and from that I…

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Trio Lorca CD released

The somewhat avante garde group formed by SCSU faculty, the Trio Lorca, have completed their CD project.     Involving the interesting instrumentation which includes a flute, marimba, and female soprano vocal, this project was right in our wheelhouse.

After several on-location multi channel DSD recordings, which we of course…

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