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by brownplus
Mon Jan 11, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: all lost in the "chinwa ribbon" supermarket...ADVI
Replies: 9
Views: 1943

thanks all

thanks to all the input 9notwithstanding artifex)...MJ...i read your guide last week...very informative, and i would actually prefer the oktavas as Ive had some and just like their alien "look" but $$ compels now and its high time I got (and kept) a chinese mic. artifex....dont ya think putting toge...
by brownplus
Sun Jan 10, 2010 1:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: all lost in the "chinwa ribbon" supermarket...ADVI
Replies: 9
Views: 1943

all lost in the "chinwa ribbon" supermarket...ADVI

i like my beyer opus81 for vox and my pv 520i, ev 260? something cheap! for guitar amp and have owned lots of other mics including beyer m500 ribbon and ldc's sdc's....but, can anyone suggest a CHEAP decent ribbon for rounding out my now-small stable...mainly for guitar(amp) and vox. I have read so ...
by brownplus
Fri Apr 24, 2009 7:07 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: BIG thanks to Arman Bohn & his c84 micpre movie how-to
Replies: 0
Views: 475

BIG thanks to Arman Bohn & his c84 micpre movie how-to

this unfortunately may be relegated to the DIY board(and already was listed there a year ago), but I think it deserves placement in gear talk just for the valuable insight to newbies towards what they can do with the diy kits out there....featuring the 7th circle pres....GREAT MUSIC TOO! http://arma...
by brownplus
Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: m5oo needs another color in a condenser..any suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 1387

and oh yeah.....have tried most mxl's except the v69me (intriguing) all of which I only liked the 4000....but feel i could do better. rodes and others in the under $200 ebay range but i know i like'm dark....thats why I was thinking hamburg .. .. but now im thinking screw it, the beyers are good and...
by brownplus
Fri Apr 24, 2009 6:22 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: m5oo needs another color in a condenser..any suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 1387

good question...my preamps are low end but usable...7th circle t15's (2 for the drums) and a focusrite trakmaster. I also use a beyer opus69 for vox and other duties...have lots of dynamics but only mca sp1's pair for drums and don't care tooo much for them on my voice. maybe just getting too wrappe...
by brownplus
Fri Apr 24, 2009 11:17 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: m5oo needs another color in a condenser..any suggestions?
Replies: 7
Views: 1387

m5oo needs another color in a condenser..any suggestions?

happy with my m500 beyer for vox but would like another color for cheap reviews just keep me in a circle and i don't have anywhere to test these locally. my voice is med-high gravelly maybe isaac brock? would one of these better suit me (opinion welcomed), i only know i generally have not liked the ...
by brownplus
Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:07 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: 5 Albums That Changed Your Life
Replies: 239
Views: 80923

without a doubt

1. hearing ornette coleman's face dances

2. guided by voices vampire on titus (1st gbv heard)

3. modest mouse long trip

4. clash sandinista, hangem high

5. richard hell and voidoids (and television...wtf)
by brownplus
Thu Apr 09, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: sleater kinney or audiokarma problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 1538

sleater kinney or audiokarma problem?

can someone tell me why "the woods" sounds so strange on my stereo? fuzzy/grainy distorted. nothing like their past recordings or anything else i play. is this a bad master? a bad recording? or maybe a bad cd (i have orig. version)? is it intentional? very weird i'd like to know if i am hearing thin...
by brownplus
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Tape Op Magazine
Topic: deadline 4 myself 4 future ...sand in my joints/meddle
Replies: 2
Views: 2210

deadline 4 myself 4 future ...sand in my joints/meddle

Declaration: I will make a meaningful and decent to great sounding "album" worth of songs = 10 within one year starting when my damn garage is walled-in....let's say 6-15-09 WITH: "only?" beyer m500, sennheiser whatever dynamic, akg 160 omni dyn, 2 mca sp1's, ev raven, beyerdynamic opus 69 AND: 7th ...
by brownplus
Thu Mar 26, 2009 4:45 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Got an EV Raven? Here's my simple mod to make it USEABLE!!!
Replies: 0
Views: 755

Got an EV Raven? Here's my simple mod to make it USEABLE!!!

also posted on gearslutz...i hate to buy something and not mod it...this one begs for it! or more likely a peavey 520i! the poor mans ldd. it was pretty easy to get this mic to sound decent and though I haven't given it a thorough test, to me, it sounds like a slightly brighter peavey 520i (not a ba...
by brownplus
Fri Feb 13, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: trakmaster focusrite a/d converter module worth it?
Replies: 1
Views: 871

trakmaster focusrite a/d converter module worth it?

Use this for a bit of compression, a bit of eq...backup mic pre....nothing special but...it has an optional a/d card for about $230 on the bay, was wondering if it is worthy to any extent or nothing better than not having the a/d ability...?

longshot i know but maybe someone has info on it?

thankeee
by brownplus
Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:07 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: little help for ex-analogue and now digital A/D/A needs?
Replies: 2
Views: 749

grazie

thanks al....i guess i should have shortened question to...just use my spdif in?
appreciate your insight much.

cheers
martin
by brownplus
Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:31 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: little help for ex-analogue and now digital A/D/A needs?
Replies: 2
Views: 749

little help for ex-analogue and now digital A/D/A needs?

Beat to death I know...but as much as I have read online I still don't know if I "need" an a/d/a converter? My rig has always been humble but sounded good on tape...now that is gone and using digital (tascam dp-01) exlusively. beyer m500-EV blue raven-Avant cond. through 7th circle and focusrite pre...
by brownplus
Fri Jan 16, 2009 3:30 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: need a good "beginner" book for schematics to buil
Replies: 6
Views: 1289

all is appreciated...thanks for all the info

i'm gonna get those books and more....i figure it's like anything else, you read and read and read and sooner or later it starts to make sense....kind of like Ulysses?

THis forum is great, lots of helpful people, thanks again!
by brownplus
Thu Jan 15, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: need a good "beginner" book for schematics to buil
Replies: 6
Views: 1289

need a good "beginner" book for schematics to buil

i've worn out the search function here and still can not find any info on some good beginner books for schematics for audio....i am comfortable with hvac and "common appliance" etc...schem.s but my electrical books form school don't seem to have a flow for the audio side of things Any diy for dummie...