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by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 29, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 431

Re: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?

otherwise, plugin alliance always have great sales Probably not any more now that they went subscription. I just picked up this thing, sounds cool and is well worth the $30: https://www.audiothing.net/effects/valves/ their space echo is great too. as is their plug in "reels" - i love this company E...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?
Replies: 12
Views: 431

Re: Tons of Plugin Deals Right Now. Any Suggestions?

otherwise, plugin alliance always have great sales Probably not any more now that they went subscription. I just picked up this thing, sounds cool and is well worth the $30: https://www.audiothing.net/effects/valves/ their space echo is great too. as is their plug in "reels" - i love this company E...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Your favorite general use eq plugin
Replies: 20
Views: 737

Re: Your favorite general use eq plugin

Louder Than Liftoff Chop Shop
The PT EQIII
UAD Neve 1081
UAD API 560
by Recycled_Brains
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mixing with the band there
Replies: 21
Views: 1008

Re: Mixing with the band there

I had a couple guys from the band I'm currently working with stop by to go through their notes in real time and make whatever adjustments they wanted. They left happy. Then, of course, I start getting the texts... "wait, can we also do this and that and this and that?" Oi. I'm starting to despise re...
by Recycled_Brains
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mixing with the band there
Replies: 21
Views: 1008

Re: Mixing with the band there

drumsound wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:01 pm
ashcat_lt wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:55 pm
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Tried that once a long time ago. It wasn't horrible, but I'm not going there anymore.
This made my night.
I LOL'd. :worthy:
by Recycled_Brains
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: reference listening
Replies: 10
Views: 528

Re: reference listening

I would use my phone like a USB connected thumb drive before I'd play through the Aux connector (then you are adding that D2A converter, and the A2D of whatever you plugged into - into the sound). I'm pretty sure the Aux/headphone jack on my phone probably sucks. I hadn't thought of that, but that ...
by Recycled_Brains
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: reference listening
Replies: 10
Views: 528

Re: reference listening

What about adding files to your phone? Actually downloading them to the device, I mean. When I need to reference a mix on different systems, I will usually just add the 24/48 bounces and use an AUX cable. Am I loosing something by doing that? I definitely notice a big difference if I'm streaming fro...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?

Snarl 12/8 wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:32 pm
I can't remember ever coming out on top when I had a disagreement with a FoH guy as talent.
I could go on and on about this stuff, but I won't bog this forum down with all my cursing.
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Basic home setup advice
Replies: 15
Views: 678

Re: Basic home setup advice

You'll run out of DSP super fast with a duo. I have a Quad and it's often not enough.
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?

Most sound-guys are dicks. Not that I disagree, but you usually don't get better sound by pissing them off from the get go. You usually don't get better sound by letting them have all the control either (in my experience). p.s. I used to do FOH, and never once gave a band a hard time for something ...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?

Most sound-guys are dicks. Not that I disagree, but you usually don't get better sound by pissing them off from the get go. You usually don't get better sound by letting them have all the control either (in my experience). p.s. I used to do FOH, and never once gave a band a hard time for something ...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?
Replies: 10
Views: 312

Re: Death by Audio “Echo Master” vs Voco-Loco as vocal chain ?

Snarl 12/8 wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:42 pm
I was always under the impression that FOH guys hated it when talent shows up with those things, but I could be way off. I haven't done FOH for years. (Decades?!)
Most sound-guys are dicks.
by Recycled_Brains
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 500 series racks - how much power do I need?
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: 500 series racks - how much power do I need?

The Buzz Elixirs (which I love) are a good test for this. They draw A LOT of current. I'm surprised at how many manufacturers say this won't be an issue and then either one of the units won't work or there will be a hum or something. That said, the Purple Sweet Ten is super-solid, dead quiet, built...
by Recycled_Brains
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Mixing with the band there
Replies: 21
Views: 1008

Re: Mixing with the band there

It depends. If they do attend, I usually will get the mix damn near complete, then have the band, or the primary representative of the band join me for final real-time tweaks. Often though, the band has no interest in being present and I don't blame them. It's probably painfully boring to most. I tr...
by Recycled_Brains
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Latest gear you've acquired.....
Replies: 3878
Views: 829502

Re: Latest gear you've acquired.....

Just bought a Purple MC77. I feel like doing cartwheels. I've wanted one for so damn long. Been on my list for a really long time too. You'll have to share your thoughts once you put it to work. Did a mix last night with it on vocals. My thoughts are :shock: I'll let you know when I have a chance t...