EPISODE 057: How to Create Memorable Experiences with Luke McElroy and Nick Rivero

memorable experiences


Show Notes:

Fun episode this week as I welcome back my friend Luke McElroy to the show. Luke runs Orange Thread Media and is the author of the recent book “Environmental Projection” which we talked about a few weeks ago on the show. I also welcome Nick Rivero, Nick is the Experience Director at Salt Conferences. He has toured as a video engineer and director with Mumford & Sons, Lady Antebellum, Hillsong United, Chris Tomlin, and others. He also runs a video production company called Meptik.

I talked to these guys about SALT, an annual conference for church creatives and media junkies like you and me.

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Church Media Resource of the Week:
Audio Apps

Measure SPL using a variety of ANSI and ISO Type 1 meters. Includes options for SPL Octave and 1/3 octave band logging, recording SPL level and sound, and emailing results automatically. Learn more about Studio 6 Digital SPL Modules here.

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BAFX Decibel Meter / Sound Level Reader here.

Dr. Meter MS10 Digital Decibel Sound Level Meter here.

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