The Greenroom

Chris McClarney on Writing Songs That Fit

Podcast # 131

Last episode of the season! Chris McClarney joins the podcast to discuss writing for different projects, different bands and finding time to rest. Jason and Daniel talk about why worship music seems to have "a sound". 

How To Transpose on Keyboard

Without using the transpose button

It's more than just hitting a button or moving up and down. In this video keyboard instructor Ryan King shows you how to transpose and sound your best.

How To Lead Worship NOW

Podcast # 130

We're hurting. We're looking for peace. Pastor and author Glenn Packiam joins the podcast to discuss, peace, repentance, justice, the kingdom of God and what that means for worship leaders in this historic time. Jason and Daniel discuss being peacemakers in the midst of turmoil.

Shelby Rollins on Creative Vocal Arranging

Podcast #129

Worship Artistry vocal coach Shelby Rollins joins the podcast to talk about arranging vocals and finding joy in artistry. Jason and Daniel discuss more horrifying pet stories and what it takes to get out of a creative funk.

How To Ask Your Worship Pastor Anything

And Actually Get Them To Listen

Whether it’s getting the songs out earlier, allowing music stands or not making last minute changes, we all have something we think our worship pastor can do to make our lives easier.

Andy Figueroa

Podcast #128

Andy Figueroa of Mosaic MSC  joins the Worship Artistry Podcast to discuss writing worship with unbelievers in mind, writing Christ-centered worship songs from an honest human perspective, leading worship on the road vs leading at home and why it's always good to smile.

Hopeful Authenticity with Ryan Williams of River Valley Worship

Podcast #126

We would describe River Valley Worship's latest album Altars as "hopefully authentic". Having Ryan Williams on the Worship Artistry Podcast gave us insight as to why. Seeking real faith, singing before you believe and following the voice of God are just a few things we talked about on this episode. 

Jason Goes Live

Podcast #125

Jason went live on Facebook last week and hit on topics like taking your playing from your living room to the worship team, choosing songs, gear choice and more.

Zach Bolen on Style and Substance

Podcast #124

Zach Bolen of Citizens joins the podcast to discuss recording albums on Iphones and looking past style to create songs of substance.

Riff Ideas To Inspire You

Part 2

Still quarantined and still trying inspire your lead guitar playing. In this video we work our way up and down the scale in note sets of three.

Hanging With Paul Baloche

Podcast #123

Daniel takes the reins with close friend and prolific worship leader, Paul Baloche. Enjoy two old friends who have a rapport that's tough to match. Then in member mail Jason and Daniel share the stories of how they met their wives. You'll have a smile on your face the whole time.

The Best Way To Improve At Lead Guitar

Break Out of the Box

I’ve had lots of questions on how to break out of old patterns, improve at lead guitar and become more confident worship guitarist in general. While this depends on your goals, there is one thing you can always do to get better at lead guitar and I’m going to not only tell you what it is, but the best way to practice it.

How To Sound Live On Live Stream

Podcast #122

Sound Engineer Extraordinaire Doug Gould joins the podcast to talk about getting great sound from your live stream. Seems an appropriate topic, no?

Learn From The Greats

A little quarantine inspiration

I've been spending sometime exploring the internet for some inspiration and I've found some in my favorite songwriters. Here are a few of my favorites.

Cody Carnes on Bringing Worship Home

Podcast #121

Cody Carnes joins the podcast to talk about how God spoke to Him in a dream through Johnny Cash and Daniel tells the funniest worship story Jason has ever heard. You will laugh during this podcast.

How To Play Lead Guitar For Worship

With Tommy Tubetone

You gotta keep a sense of humor. Tommy goes beyond the typical lead guitar lessons and really shows you how (not) to do it.

How To Record Worship Sets At Home

A Simple Guide

With the stay at home order in place it’s becoming increasingly difficult to live stream and create a full band experience. Personally, I’ve gone to recording sets at home and have tried a number of different things that I thought I’d pass along.