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About James Wasem
and technical gear made sound engineering and systems integration a natural pursuit. James has
spent the last 20 years performing and touring in bands as a drummer, mixing live sound for
churches, schools, and theatres, working as an audio systems installer and designer, and
helping others effectively use audio/video technology.
Complementing his professional audio and video skills, James is also the co-founder and CEO of www.Gigee.me - a web service created to help people stream their own live events to an online audience around the world.
Though involved in highly technical fields, James has a passion for making things simple to understand and easy to use. And one day he hopes to play the hurdy-gurdy.
James and his wife Kate live in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of Missoula, Montana. Learn more and connect with James directly at www.JamesWasem.com
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This practical guide is the BEST PLACE TO START for new sound techs from all backgrounds and experience levels. This book will provide you with clear explanations, plain instruction, and focus on the fundamentals that matter most when it comes to operating a live sound system.
Audio rookies will appreciate this easy to follow handbook that delivers a consistent training approach, professional tips, and quick tricks for achieving great live sound.
- Learn how a mixing console works (and what all those knobs do)
- Discover the EQ secrets that make a mix sound great
- Improve the sound of singers and instruments
- Get better sound from the gear you already have
- Download the free mobile app with helpful tips and tricks
- And much more!
Whether you want to get rid of feedback, improve your mix, or take your understanding to the next level, Great Live Sound is the resource for you.
Every section and chapter in the book is designeed to walk you through the most important things you need to know about live sound, including identifying key components in your sound system, getting setup for a successful soundcheck and mix, and dealing with some of the common issues with live sound in challenging mixing environments.
MORE TOPICS INSIDE:
- Discussion about in-ear monitors and how to use them
- An entire section dedicated exclusively to EQ
- Specific tips for compression and other effects
- Advice for mixing live streaming events
- Microphone placement tips and illustrations
- More than 80 illustrations included throughout the text
- Segmented sections and chapters for easy navigation of topics
- Glossary of common audio terms
- Mobile app for on-the-go learning and practicing
Whether you want to get rid of that annoying buzz in the speakers, troubleshoot your system, lead your team effectively, or just improve the sound of your next worship service, Great Church Sound is the only resource you’ll need. This practical, actionable guide is ideal for volunteers with little to no experience running sound systems.
This step-by-step guide to church sound shows you how to:
> Get rid of dreaded feedback once and for all
> Understand & use the mixing console to provide a better listening experience for your congregation
> Get better sound from the Pastor's mic
> Find "the sweet spot" with EQ
> Minimize audio distractions & ear fatigue for your congregation
> Make instruments & vocals sound clearer
> Place microphones effectively
> Troubleshoot your sound system
> Get better results with the gear you already have
The new release includes:
- A sound system checklist to walk you through preparing for & conducting a soundcheck that sets you up for a successful service
- A mixing guide to show you exactly what all those knobs do & how to use them
- The ‘Feedback-Killer Battle Plan’ to immediately diminish feedback in your sound system
- A free mobile app to help you practice your sound mixing and EQ skills
- Free digital updates of the book for life!
Planning to use Facebook Live, Periscope, YouTube, or another App or Streaming service for your next live stream?
If so, you should read this book first and discover how to maximize your live streaming audience and potential reach. And you'll learn how to avoid the common mistakes that so many live streaming broadcasters make.
Author and live streaming expert James Wasem delivers insider knowledge and professional advice from years of experience with live streaming and audio/video systems integration.
This isn't just another internet marketing book. Live Streaming Your Business contains time-tested advice and insightful strategies to help you navigate the fast-paced world of live streaming.
By harnessing the power of the Internet and the amazing technology available today, you have the ability to turn your place of business (wherever that happens to be) into a worldwide stage so you can connect with clients and customers around the world.
More about the author:
Whether touring as a musician, designing sound and video systems, or helping creative businesses stream their live events online, James has coupled his passion for live sound and performance with a drive for making technologies work better for those that use them.
As a co-founder and CEO of a live streaming company, James has first-hand experience helping businesses and entrepreneurs produce and live stream their events, and he has a unique insight into what it takes to distribute your content to a worldwide audience with live streaming technology.
Live Streaming Your Business was written specifically for you - the creative entrepreneur.
Discover the tips and tricks to make your next streaming gig a success - from the technical setup, to marketing and promotion, and of course, getting paid.
This guide will show you how it is easier than you might think, and the rewards go well beyond just making some extra money.
While access to broadcast technology and high quality audio/video equipment was largely inaccessible to the independent artist or musician in past decades, advances in Internet technology and the ease of use for many of these systems have made it easy for anyone with a computer, smart phone, and internet connection to connect with fans, friends, and family around the world.
By harnessing the power of the Internet and the amazing technology available today, you have the ability to turn your venue or living room into a worldwide stage. Let's get started!