Real world transitions between song sections and what happens with MultiTracks

By [email protected] | January 25, 2016

We get the odd email at (our sister company) Worship Backing Band asking us about the transitions between song sections when people are using the repeat, loop or jump functionality. They find that sometimes it can sound a little “ragged”. This isn’t actually an error in the software but what is realistically likely to happen from […]

Ask the Expert: Can we keep everyone happy by putting a contemporary keyboard in a wooden cabinet?

By [email protected] | January 22, 2016

We received a fascinating email from Liz from South Ruislip, UK who had been to one of our training days and had asked for advice on what keyboard to purchase for her church. We’d suggested the Roland RD800 which their Leadership Team agreed to. However, the proposed move to a more contemporary instrument has not pleased everyone. […]

Encouraging research for smaller churches

By admin | January 9, 2016

Not only does this article report on how well some smaller churches are doing, but it also unearths some of the ways in which they have adapted to survive and thrive in a changing world. Encouraging article (amidst research which often reports on the decline in church attendance). Some great stories of how… Posted by […]

Comparison tables of bass guitar strings

By admin | January 8, 2016

We wrote an article on recommended bass guitar strings back in 2009 and find that people are still commenting on it eight years later. A recent comment included a link to a very helpful Russian website with an indepth article about bass guitar strings (you can click through to it and use Google Translate to read […]

5 top tips for developing and training your church sound team

By Guest Blogger | December 28, 2015

We ran an open question on the website and Facebook recently inviting you to submit your questions in relation to common problems with church sound. The team at SFL have been through the responses and picked out the most common and interesting themes which we’ll be bringing you in a series of articles in the […]

Research shows the benefits of singing

By admin | December 14, 2015

We often come across research about the benefits of singing but this article goes beyond the usual findings and takes a slightly different angle in that it looks at the impact of singing on men. Worth digging below the headline here. Some interesting research regarding singing even back to Neanderthal times. This article is particularly […]