Author Archives: Brandon Parrish

The Reliable, Affordable In-Ear System

affordable in-ear system

Want a high-end in-ear monitoring system, but a little nervous that your budget can’t handle that price point? We’re pleased to introduce Sennheiser’s new  XSW IEM in-ear monitoring system. An affordable and effective option for a wide range of purposes. What I aim to do in this article is to elaborate on why the XSW […]

The Truth About 4K Video Walls

4k video wall

No one likes a fuzzy picture. The crisper and cleaner the image, the higher value we put on it. With that in mind, we would like to adjust the contrast on some points about LED video walls of which most people just aren’t aware.  As consumers, there is a perceived need for the clearest, most […]

How to Make Your Outdoor Event Sound Great

how to make your outdoor concert sound awesome

Seasons are changing and that means outdoor events are coming. What’s better than sitting out on a beautiful, sunny day listening to great music at a live venue? Or gathering with your church family and worshiping at a park service? Of course, you can’t have a great outdoor experience if you don’t have a great […]

Finding the Light: An Interview with an Award-Winning Lighting Designer

Award-Winning Lighting Designer Andrew Schmedake

Interview with Andrew Schmedake You may have noticed from my bio that I have a background in theater. My experience is predominantly on the boards, but I’ve had the opportunity to work with dozens of talented people whose job it is to make me look good. One such individual is Andrew Schmedake. We worked together […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Color Mixing for Stage Lighting

rbg color mixing

When selecting light fixtures, there are many different features available. Features that will suit a whole array of different venues and purposes. One of the primary considerations is what kind of color options are best suited for your needs. The ability to create different colors from one fixture is advantageous in many ways. The old […]

The MagicQ MQ250M from Chamsys is almost like… well, magic!

I am not a lighting designer by profession, but after seeing the newest console release from Chamsys, I am seriously considering a career change just to get my hands on this baby. The MagicQ MQ250M Stadium Console is just about the sleekest, sexiest thing to grace the lighting booth since the automated dimmer. Not only […]

Make your holiday event shine! Four easy ways to light your holiday parties!

The holiday season is upon us and with it all the events and parties you can stomach. This means all the chaos and joy that comes with holiday design which invariably includes your lighting. Whether you’re decorating your sanctuary or planning a winter ball, there are some very simple ways to add that extra touch […]

A New Direction with RF Venue’s Diversity Omni Antenna!

RF Venue has recently released their brand new Diversity Omni antenna. RF Venue has always been known as a leader in wireless distribution and the Diversity Omni doesn’t disappoint. Following the success of their Diversity Fin antenna, RF Venue raises the bar with this omnidirectional wireless antenna system.  An All-Around Great Product The Diversity Omni […]

When the Going Gets Rough, the Tough Make Stage Lights

American made stage lighting

We sure are living in a crazy time. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the past several months have been just a bit chaotic. Demand for products in all industries has continued to climb while supply is struggling to keep up and many companies just cannot meet the public’s needs in any reasonable amount […]