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by jamoo
Sun Jun 23, 2013 1:36 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Is hiring a studio to produce your ideas a common service?
Replies: 13
Views: 3978

"we'll take your demo ideas and make a polished song" doesn't seem so different from conventional producing, to me... It is in that you're not involved in the process and it's done remotely. You whisper in a certain direction and the rest is carried by professional 'others'. I generally imagine tal...
by jamoo
Fri Jun 07, 2013 5:14 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone confront a hypo-allergenic electric guitar?
Replies: 8
Views: 1721

Consider a fretless guitar. Heard a fretless banjo in concert last night. We were all knocked out. I'm not an innovator and wouldn't know where to begin but that is a great idea. My primary talent is good taste. I went with nail polish and it seems to work. Thanks to all for the advice here. The fr...
by jamoo
Fri Jun 07, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Is hiring a studio to produce your ideas a common service?
Replies: 13
Views: 3978

Is hiring a studio to produce your ideas a common service?

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/muc/3855392976.html

This could be a useful service if you like the studio's work. Is this becoming more common? You come up with an idea and give it to others to polish remotely?
by jamoo
Sun May 26, 2013 8:17 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: any one use those new usb microphones?
Replies: 9
Views: 2235

This thread is almost a decade old, but I just bought the microphone in question, which appears unusable in multi-tracking due to latency.

Samson admits it. I've yet to discover if the recording is latent or just the monitoring, though I'm not particularly hopeful.
by jamoo
Sun May 26, 2013 8:08 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone using Solid State Hard Drives yet?
Replies: 40
Views: 13064

here's a something i copied from another site: "This one major limitation of the SSD technology presents some problems: Only 4Kb blocks can be erased at a time. Changes to data cannot be overwritten, but is rather written as ?new? data Blocks can (and usually do) have cells that are not used thus w...
by jamoo
Sun May 26, 2013 7:32 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Is the latency with USB mics monitoring AND recording?
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Is the latency with USB mics monitoring AND recording?

In other words, can you use a USB mic in a multi-track project successfully?

I'm considering a second mic for monitoring, but I'm not sure if it's worth the hassle.
by jamoo
Wed Aug 22, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone confront a hypo-allergenic electric guitar?
Replies: 8
Views: 1721

I can't imagine that they'd like about the nickel content of their strings. I think you're overthinking this. (I'm a big time overthinker, so I know it when I see it.) It's your frets, dude. Or maybe you're allergic to something other than nickel, or in addition, or it's not an allergy. But I don't...
by jamoo
Wed Aug 22, 2012 6:00 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone confront a hypo-allergenic electric guitar?
Replies: 8
Views: 1721

Anyone confront a hypo-allergenic electric guitar?

Nickel is tearing my fret-hand up. The culprit is strings or frets. I was using Markley Blue Steels, which obviously contain nickel. I asked Fender and their 350s contain trace nickel. Same with GHS steel strings. Only Ernie Ball professed nickel-free Slinky strings (2248s). Alas, I put them on to a...
by jamoo
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Opinions on the best free sequencer?
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

And all that being said, I am a huge Reaper fanboy these days, and while it is not actually free, it is quite inexpensive ($60 for a hobbyist/student license, $250 for a professional one), and the trial version is permanently uncrippled (contributing to the widely-held notion that it's free softwar...
by jamoo
Fri Nov 11, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Opinions on the best free sequencer?
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

i would hesitate about anything free now almost all "free" downloads have been hacked with a virus or some sort of invasive program (you are lucky if its just ads) if not the actual executable then the installer tries to all kinds of crap to your system [snip] Hope it helps Thanks for the thoughtfu...
by jamoo
Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:05 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Opinions on the best free sequencer?
Replies: 7
Views: 2056

Opinions on the best free sequencer?

I'm in Timbuktu with a new box. No software installed save Audacity. Can anyone recommend a free sequencer?

I'm a Cakewalk/Sonar user, but I just need something basic that will run on Windows 7 Starter. Gracias. :)
by jamoo
Wed Jul 27, 2011 1:02 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What am I hearing? (a UK 80's thing)
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

the only thing i'm semi-confident of is that it's the same sound. there's obviously some kind of filter sweep. i figured sting is a bassist, and bauhaus were minimalists (though they did have other sounds than guitar,bass,drums), so it's probably a bass? if it were a guitar, we'd hear it more often....
by jamoo
Mon Jul 25, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What am I hearing? (a UK 80's thing)
Replies: 5
Views: 1448

What am I hearing? (a UK 80's thing)

What is the sound at the beginning of the Police's Synchronicity II and Bauhaus's Mask?

Is that from a bass?
by jamoo
Sun Jun 26, 2011 1:59 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Manual noise cancelling?
Replies: 15
Views: 3287

i suppose i was musing possibilities. i know enough to ask the question, but not enough to realize how complex it is. it would be nice, but i imagine if it were possible we'd see it in applications. i could try masking, but the one thing about the headphones is it doesn't feel like you're listening ...
by jamoo
Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Manual noise cancelling?
Replies: 15
Views: 3287

Anthony Caruso wrote:
What is the scenario you are imagining this in?
domestic. actually, the initial inspiration was the sound of someone's voice.