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by matta
Tue May 20, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Potluck Con, any thoughts?
Replies: 33
Views: 7284

Just a friendly bump... boarding a plane for Ne York next Thursday... Potluck here I come. Can't wait to explore NOLA a bit, though form the sounds/looks of it we will all be tied up at the Con.

Cheers

Matt
by matta
Sun May 04, 2008 1:09 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Potluck Con, any thoughts?
Replies: 33
Views: 7284

Just over a month till Potluck kicks off! All my ducks are in a row, tickets booked, one long haul flight via Dubai to NY then onto ATL and a road trip down to NOLA... the journey should be as fun as the actual conference! So do we have any other takers? Who else will be enjoying the NOLA summer hea...
by matta
Wed Mar 05, 2008 3:31 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Potluck Con, any thoughts?
Replies: 33
Views: 7284

calaverasgrandes, Thanks for the advice. I'm not too worried as I live in the 2nd most violent country per capita in the world (not a stat I'm proud of!) which tends to breed 'street smarts'... the police scare me more. A friend of mine WAS walking the streets after a gig one night in NOLA and was a...
by matta
Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Potluck Con, any thoughts?
Replies: 33
Views: 7284

Potluck Con, any thoughts?

Hey Guys, This isn't strictly gear talk related, though I'm sure the topic of gear comes up as part of everyday conversation but.... I'm seriously considering making the journey over for the inaugural Potluck Con this year in NOLA. I've read many a great thing about the previous years of TapeOp Con ...
by matta
Sun Jan 06, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bizzar Audio 'Mint Julep' 500 series mic preamp
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

Hey Chris, Thanks for the follow up post. Nice to know I'm an attention getter 8) Over up at Gearslutz (I've noticed there are many fellow slutz here) they have a section called 'New Products' section for new postings of upcoming or available products which I always find useful as and end user, mayb...
by matta
Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Post Pics of Your DIY Gear
Replies: 17
Views: 7851

A couple pieces I put together for my studio. Ashton Audio Buss Compressor (Gyraf GSSL with custom mods) http://www.ashtonaudio.com/images/gallery/ashton_buss_comp_alt.jpg Ashton Audio Series 2 leveling Amplifier (LA-2A type 'clone') http://www.ashtonaudio.com/images/gallery/series2_front_alt.jpg As...
by matta
Sat Jan 05, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bizzar Audio 'Mint Julep' 500 series mic preamp
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

looks nice! love the name. Hey Smitty, Thanks for the kind words. http://messageboard.tapeop.com/viewtopic.php?t=28552 Hi Chris, I DIDN'T post in the BUY/SELL/TRADE section (which that link seems to be referencing) and I sure didn't sign up here to be a GEAR PIMP and while my post count is low most...
by matta
Sat Jan 05, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Bizzar Audio 'Mint Julep' 500 series mic preamp
Replies: 5
Views: 1493

Bizzar Audio 'Mint Julep' 500 series mic preamp

Since there isn't a 'New Products' section I thought I'd throw it right on here with the rest of the gear threads :wink: I'd like to introduce you to the first of our 500 series modules that are planed for '08 release, A partner ship between Ashton Audio and Bizzar Audio. http://www.ashtonaudio.com/...
by matta
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Has anyone here made the Gyraf SSL clone?
Replies: 30
Views: 6702

Hey Guys, I've built around 6-7 of these over 3 years and I have NEVER had a problem with any of them, other than the hum issues that are inherent and I posted the solution has been posted over on the Prodigy. http://www.ashtonaudio.com/goodies/Ashton_Buss_Comp/Ashton_Comp_Alt_Front.jpg http://www.a...
by matta
Tue Sep 11, 2007 3:43 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: First Impressions of the TOFT ATB - 16
Replies: 131
Views: 55364

still curious about that white push button switch on the bottom of the channel strips in the pictures... anyone?
As far as I know it controls the SOLO functions with regards to being PRE or POST, out of the factory it is set to POST, but it user switchable.

Matt
by matta
Mon Aug 13, 2007 4:26 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: valley people racks work with API 500 series modules?
Replies: 4
Views: 1223

Re: valley people racks work with API 500 series modules?

i heard someone who was selling one of these mention that they thought the Valley People module racks might be compatible with 500 series modules? does anybody know for sure whether or not this is true? Yes, I know for sure it won't work... the IC VP rack modules are called the 800 series. The PCB ...
by matta
Fri Jul 13, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The return of Valley Audio/People/International!
Replies: 24
Views: 6117

Littlesong, The designer of the original Valley stuff back in the 70's is good friend of mine and I actually put him in touch with Alan at PMI and he is working alongside PMI to make SURE that he is happy for the reissues to bear the Valley name. YES they will be made in China, and no they won't be ...
by matta
Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:49 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The return of Valley Audio/People/International!
Replies: 24
Views: 6117

drewbass wrote:is it keypex or kepex? just wondering
drew
Kepex

Matt
by matta
Sun Mar 04, 2007 11:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The return of Valley Audio/People/International!
Replies: 24
Views: 6117

I'm hoping they bring back the old Allison logo, with that cartoon of her, boufant and all. Chris Garges Charlotte, NC Yeah, what's the story behind that? Eddie Allison was/is Paul C Buff's ex wife from the Allison Research days, her cartoon was dropped after the merger with Valley Audio and the re...
by matta
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:04 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The return of Valley Audio/People/International!
Replies: 24
Views: 6117

The return of Valley Audio/People/International!

Hey Guys, Just wanted to share this bit of news for the other die hard Valley fans out there. ----------------- We are pleased to announce we have acquired the assets of the original Valley People aka Valley Audio company. Valley Audio has been a well respected pro audio company since the 1970's wit...