admin

Livestreaming/recording at a conference? No problem!

Livestreaming/recording at a conference? No problem!

We made a quick video at the CBA conference showing a new rig we devised specifically for marching band judges. It was a spur of the moment “live on tape” video using OBS. But how did we set the cameras, what did we use gear-wise, and what was our overall concept? Drew explains it all […]

Marching Band Judges! Improve your adjudicating with some easy to use gear.

Marching Band Judges! Improve your adjudicating with some easy to use gear.

Do you judge marching band? Are you tired of fumbling your smartphone while trying to hold it your face while adjudicating? Do you wish there was a better way to interact with Competition Suite? Now there is! Ward and Drew show some option for microphones, connectors, wireless systems, and device holders that paired with your […]

New episode of Beyond the Stage, the Podcast that explores non-performing careers in music!

New episode of Beyond the Stage, the Podcast that explores non-performing careers in music!

Episode 4 – Manufacturer Representative with Wes Kreitz (Part 2) In the interest of brevity the title of this episode calls Wes Kreitz a “Manufacturer Representative” but he does so much more.  Wes is the District Manager for the Western US for Yamaha, but more than that he is a School Services Representative.  If you […]

Need to Live Stream but Don’t Know Where to Start? We Have You Covered

Need to Live Stream but Don’t Know Where to Start? We Have You Covered

If you are starting to live stream, OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) is free and open source software for video recording and live streaming. Do not let the price tag fool you, this is a powerful piece of software that can do a lot. But where to begin to learn how to unlock it’s potential? This Seven […]

New episode of Beyond the Stage, the Podcast that explores non-performing careers in music!

New episode of Beyond the Stage, the Podcast that explores non-performing careers in music!

Episode 3 – Manufacturer Representative with Wes Kreitz (Part 1) In the interest of brevity the title of this episode calls Wes Kreitz a “Manufacturer Representative” but he does so much more.  Wes is the District Manager for the Western US for Yamaha, but more than that he is a School Services Representative.  If you […]

Happy Birthday! It’s Your Weekend Update

Happy Birthday! It’s Your Weekend Update

July 4th is not only the birthday for America but also for Drew!  If all goes to plan there will be piecaken in store for his family.  In this Weekend Update: Farewell Jeannette! This week we said farewell to Jeannette Popp, one our longest tenured Boomerites, as she heads into a well-earned retirement. We may […]

Stephen Soderbergh Films on his iPhone and You Should Too

Stephen Soderbergh Films on his iPhone and You Should Too

Stephen Soderbergh has been creating films using his iPhone for years. The London International Smart Phone Film Festival just wrapped up. What does this mean? Creating content using the smart phone in your pocket is not only possible, it is essential. Whether you are a filmmaker, vlogger, or teacher, the quality of this technology has […]

Happy Summer! It’s Your Weekend Update

Happy Summer! It’s Your Weekend Update

Summer has arrived, officially!  As always get out there and enjoy the glorious weather! In this Weekend Update: Podcasting Rigs are Complicated, Right? Wrong! Take a peek behind the curtain at the gear Drew uses to record Beyond the Stage. He walks you through the thought process behind the equipment and shows you how a […]