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The MxU Podcast. Hosted by Jeff Sandstrom, Lee Fields, and other special guests. Join in on convos about audio, lighting, life, concerts, and interviews with the industry’s best.
72 Episodes
We chat with Nate Scott from CCLI about all of their different licenses for churches, and what you need to know to protect yourself (and the authors of content, too!). Jay joins us from the Sky Club to give some important tips as well. Enjoy!
#69 - IEM's With 64 Audio

#69 - IEM's With 64 Audio


Lee, Jay and Jeff talk to Filipp Sklyrov from 64 Audio about IEM best practices to celebrate Better Hearing Month. Plus more "turn downs" than you can handle. Enjoy!
Jeff, Lee and Jay talk to Nick Malgieri from d&b about Soundscape, their object-based mixing platform. You'll learn a lot about what immersive mixing is... and what it isn't.
Jeff and Jay talk to Christian Paschall (Drummer for Maren Morris, Crowder and others) and Robert Bull (Monitor Engineer for everyone from the Rolling Stones to Chris Stapleton)about the relationship between the band and the monitor engineer. Part technician, part therapist, part diplomat, Bull is gonna help us all get better!
Lee, Jeff, and Jay are joined by Adam Taylor, Zach Kimrey, and Marcus Walker. The crew got together in person for this one to talk consoles, leadership, and other topics. As always, there were lots of laughs, too!
#065 - Chris Tomlin.

#065 - Chris Tomlin.


Lee and Jeff are joined by guest, Chris Tomlin. You’ll hear Chris talk about the 10+ years of experiences he and Jeff had together and what’s most important to Chris when it comes to his team. Also, Lee and Jeff have a deep discussion about subs. Left/Right? Aux? To delay? To not delay? Enjoy! Use Code MXU15 for 15% off your orders at
Lee had a rough Easter week and Jeff did not! The guys talk about challenges Lee's team faced at Easter, Jeff's round of golf at Augusta National, and Stephen Arruda from joins to talk about a new partnership with MxU. Use or mention code MXU15 to get 15% off your order at
Hijack: Bob Goff

Hijack: Bob Goff


Jay has hijacked the podcast! And he brought his friend and lawyer, Bob Goff. Bob is a New York Times Best-Selling Author, Law Professor at Pepperdine University, as well as an attorney who founded Love Does, a nonprofit human rights organization operating in Uganda, India, Nepal, Iraq and Somalia. He serves as the Hon. Consul for the Republic of Uganda to the United States.
Lee, Jeff, and Jay talk about the price of microphones and if there's a limit to how much we should spend on them. Then, a great interview with Gene Kim. Gene is the FOH engineer for Johnny Swim and Phil Wickham, former mega-church TD, coffee roaster, and bow hunter. Enjoy!
Lee, Jeff, and Jay debate if Church Tech Directors work too much or just don’t manage their time well. Guest Tyson Wiens joins and the guys talk about a recent PA Shootout and some wild stories from previous ones.
Jeff and Lee talk to 2 experts from Avid about DAW's and Consoles.  Robert Scovill returns with his colleague from Avid, Tony Joy.  Tony is a specialist on the ProTools team, and between these 2 guys, we thought we’d finally end the debate. You be the judge!
Join Lee and Jeff as they host a conversation with the most influential video directors in the modern church.  Chelsea Gribble from Elevation Church, Chad Vegas from Transformation Church, and Rusty Anderson from Passion City Church ask each other how and why they do what they do.  Also, Lee get’s his own dose of #TurnDownForMxU.
#059 - The MxU LIVE TOUR

#059 - The MxU LIVE TOUR


It's time, folks. We're bringing our live events back, even bigger than before. Hear all about the cities, the guests, and all the details on the new event, MxU TEAMS LIVE. Tickets available now
Lee, Jeff, and Daniel talk about salaries for Church staffers and their thoughts on transitioning jobs. Afterwards you'll hear a great interview with one of Daniel's mentors, Scott Moore. Scott is a live-production legend and has influenced how and why lots of us do what we do.
Jeff, Lee, and Jay hang with 2 of the most prolific song writers and worship leaders in the modern Church, Matt Maher and Pat Barrett. Warning, this episode may break the record for most laughs.
Lee and Jeff talk to the Global Manager of R&D for Yamaha Commercial Audio, Dave Hatmaker. They talk about the history of consoles, the nuts and bolts, and the DAW vs Console debate. Oh, and Jeff's laptop crashes during the recording. Enjoy!
Lee, Jeff, Jay Desai, and Daniel Connell talk about the recent buzz on the internet of a church who flooded their stage. You get the BTS on exactly how it was done and what it cost. Then, part 2 of our convo from Tweed Recording.
Jeff and Lee start a convo on whether we should be using a DAW instead of consoles in live production. It's a hot one! Plus, an incredible conversation captured at Tweed recording with Tweed staff Andrew Ratcliffe, Charlie Chastain, and our friend Chris Rabold.
Jeff and Lee get a chance to chat with The U.S Army Pershing's Own band technical support staff leaders. An amazing conversation that we can all learn from and appreciate talking about the Military's focus on systems and fundamentals, mixing intimate State Dinners with world leaders, and coordinating logistics for nearly 300 band and crew for over 100 events a year around Washington D.C. All while hoping the Intelligence community doesn't jam up your RF rack! Enjoy!
Jeff, Lee, Grace, and Jay answer 40 questions submitted by you. Sharpen those pencils and take some notes. If the MxU Podcast has helped you in any way please share, like, review, and subscribe!
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Keith R

A friend of mine played your Zito podcast. I'm hooked! I like your content. As a FOH Engineer for over 30 years I still am learning but I love to show younger aspiring engineers what I know.

Aug 10th
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