Monthly Archives: July 2010

Adventures in DAW Selection!

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I’ve waited some time to post. That’s because I didn’t want to write anything until my research was finished and my opinion fixed. I had a 4 year run with my old DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) but it’s time to … Continue reading

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Guitar: Going Direct

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When my buddies flew in to track I didn’t want to leave anything to chance. I like my Fender Twin’s sound but I also wanted to have a good direct sound. I run Samplitude 11 Pro and this version has … Continue reading

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Acoustic Comparison: Speaker Stands

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In my last post I detailed the construction of super heavy duty wooden speaker stands. The question that nagged me after spending so much time for design and construction? Would they perform differently then my $15 cinder block stands? In … Continue reading

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DIY Monitor Stands: Trunk Stands!

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I’ve spent far too much time thinking about monitors stands. Drawing designs, looking for models online, wandering around hardware stores and lumber mills and picking my house contractors brain. Thx Miguel and Carlos. With the time I spent leading up … Continue reading

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Studio Fully Dressed

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I finished dressing the room the week before some friends flew in to record an EP. Something like 1200 sqft of cotton jersey went up. I did run out on the last small wall. So I hit the local discount … Continue reading

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Wall Sized T-shirt

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That’s what I am working on. Here is the cotton jersey I ordered. A 5 foot wide 63 yard roll. It’s going to cover about 90% of my surfaces. The other 10% is a mystery. I could order another roll … Continue reading

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