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by tony_tomlinson
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Brubeck's Time Out Session
Replies: 17
Views: 6735

Brubeck's Time Out Session

I used to make a monthly run up the coast to a great record store called Lou's Records in Encinitas, California. It was one of those places where it was immediately obvious that musicians helped shape the inventory as you could find obscure titles in almost every genre. Lou's is still there and, des...
by tony_tomlinson
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Single Microphone Project
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Pretty basic ensemble. Drums, guitar, bass, vocal and maybe amplified and/or acoustic harmonica as appropriate. We've done pretty minimalist recordings (much of our last record was made with 4 mics). I loved the last Mellencamp record produced by T-Bone Burnett. That record was basically a single 44...
by tony_tomlinson
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:18 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tascam 388 Minimalist Project Done and Done!
Replies: 21
Views: 5577

My bad, I read your site wrong. You are raising money to release the record. Well, you should spend money on tacos, shoes, and toothpaste anyway. Still, I hope that you keep making records like this. Sounds like art.
by tony_tomlinson
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tascam 388 Minimalist Project Done and Done!
Replies: 21
Views: 5577

It's stuff like this that I hear in my head when I think of TapeOp. I hope that if you do raise enough money to make a record you spent it all on tacos, shoes, and toothpaste and make the record just like you made these tracks.
by tony_tomlinson
Sun Mar 04, 2012 11:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Single Microphone Project
Replies: 4
Views: 1182

Single Microphone Project

All, I have been wanting to try recording an entire band with a single mic for some time. I have worked on some demos with a single mic but never tried to actually pull it off. When I did try it, I used an AEA R84 because of the figure 8 pattern. Has anyone tried to record in this fashion, if so wha...
by tony_tomlinson
Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: recording the vintage electric blues sound?
Replies: 47
Views: 12012

There are two records on the Candid label released as Otis Spann titles but it's really as much Lockwood as Otis Spann. If I recall, it's mostly just duo stuff. Lockwood's playing is perfect. The names of the records are "Otis Spann is the Blues" and "Walkin' the Blues" respectively. One of my frien...
by tony_tomlinson
Sat Dec 17, 2011 12:51 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: recording the vintage electric blues sound?
Replies: 47
Views: 12012

Jimmy, There have always been rumors that Pat Hare slit his speakers to achieve a more distorted sound. Remember, these guys were trying to emulate horns and were heavily influenced by jazz. Distortion was a means to an end. I reject the notion that guitars should be out of tune or things intentiona...
by tony_tomlinson
Wed Oct 12, 2011 11:16 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: The Dap-Tone record label and the Re-emergence of Real
Replies: 20
Views: 5370

I can completely relate to how those of you who have posted feel. A few years back I heard this record by Little George Sueref that crushed me. I am a huge fan of the Excello label and have spent much of the last decade searching for or recording music that captures the feel of those Lightning Slim ...
by tony_tomlinson
Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:44 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: ProTools Help - All faders moving in sync but not grouped
Replies: 3
Views: 1330

I got it. Thanks for the help.
by tony_tomlinson
Fri Mar 25, 2011 9:34 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: ProTools Help - All faders moving in sync but not grouped
Replies: 3
Views: 1330

Ok Nick, you might be right. Now how do I shut it off? I believe I owe you one US dollar.
by tony_tomlinson
Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:33 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: ProTools Help - All faders moving in sync but not grouped
Replies: 3
Views: 1330

ProTools Help - All faders moving in sync but not grouped

I have a problem that cannot be remedied with penicillin. The good news is that it doesn't hurt when I pee the bad news is that I cannot figure a seemingly simple problem in ProTools. I have a session that I recorded a while back and during mixdown, all of the faders started moving as if they were g...
by tony_tomlinson
Wed Jan 27, 2010 8:53 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: AKG BX-15 Spring Reverb and other goodies
Replies: 9
Views: 3451

The Gretsch, BX-15, and Masterroom have all been claimed. I am trying to get back to everyone who PMd me.

The bigger stuff, like the Kay bass, I'd prefer to handle locally.

Thanks everyone.
by tony_tomlinson
Sun Jan 24, 2010 11:04 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: AKG BX-15 Spring Reverb and other goodies
Replies: 9
Views: 3451

AKG BX-15 Spring Reverb and other goodies

Hey everyone, I am getting ready to sell my house and need to downsize a bit. I plan on selling the following and I'd prefer the stuff go to someone who will know what to do with it: AKG BX-15 stereo Spring Reverb $800 Masterroom Spring Reverb $150 Soundcraft M12 Mixer $400 1949 Kay Upright Bass $60...
by tony_tomlinson
Wed Nov 25, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Ever hear about the "PorchBoard"?
Replies: 32
Views: 9305

I made one a few years ago out of a wooden TV tray. I used an active pickup mounted to the bottom. It sounded like a bass drum. In hind site, I should have just used a bass drum. Lazy Lester uses a tamborine mounted on the end of a wooden contraption that looks like a fire stoker. It's amazingly lou...
by tony_tomlinson
Wed Nov 18, 2009 3:48 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Funky Oddball Amps
Replies: 36
Views: 11040

Oh, I forgot about Alamo and Sano. The later of which was primarily used as an accordian amp. They are awesome!