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by eeldip
Tue Jan 04, 2011 3:31 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: A/D Converters - is there a difference?
Replies: 84
Views: 20547

or maybe them dudes are just deaf. I know I'm half deaf compared to some folks and I hate the ADA8000. Though honestly, is not the kind of thing that is apparent when you listen to it as just playback on single tracks. It more to do with how those tracks stack up. the test didn't use the preamps, a...
by eeldip
Tue Jan 04, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: A/D Converters - is there a difference?
Replies: 84
Views: 20547

If you're making a stereo recording an amazing 'cellist, percussionist, or whatever-- and you are trying to get that holographic, "3D" thing where a listener in the sweet spot feels like they could reach out and embrace the performer-- then quality of converters suddenly becomes much more important...
by eeldip
Mon Jan 03, 2011 6:43 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: A/D Converters - is there a difference?
Replies: 84
Views: 20547

Of course the only way to know for yourself what is important to you is to gain some experience. :) Thats the take away here, for sure. on the other hand, people buy all sorts of stuff to "improve" their sound, and then they "hear" the improvement. "its night and day!" but hearing is subjective (lo...
by eeldip
Mon Jan 03, 2011 9:13 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: A/D Converters - is there a difference?
Replies: 84
Views: 20547

there is a massive behringer ada8000 shootout thread on gearslutz that you should probably read. pair that with one of those converter listening CDs, and i think you could form a pretty good opinion on how converter differences translate to "better" or "worse" audio. my personal opinion is that in t...
by eeldip
Mon Dec 20, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Overheads- what are we listening for?
Replies: 16
Views: 5221

i've really been enjoying that HPF overhead sound with a touch of reverb and an exciter. mixed with all close mics. very dry and bright.
by eeldip
Sat Dec 18, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Looking for something to add some dirt to vocals
Replies: 33
Views: 7622

bellari mp105 gain up.

try that guitar amp in the room while the guy is singing, feedback!

a million distortion plugs, i like +chebyshev for free.

rat pedal.
by eeldip
Fri Dec 17, 2010 8:39 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: handheld mic for female singer - live in studio recording
Replies: 8
Views: 1595

earthworks sr69, sr20 absolutely refuses to pop more than any hand held mic i have experience with. additionally, it has near 0 handling noise. decent rejection.

as far as the tone, it needs work. nothing particularly sweet about it, but you can sweeten later.
by eeldip
Tue Dec 07, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cheap alternatives to 703???
Replies: 27
Views: 8054

i have a similar ultratouch absorber. basically, i put homosote in the corner, screwed 2 foot wide sections in. then stuffed behind with ultra touch. and continued up the wall.

kinda off topic, but i really like the sound that bounces off of homosote. nice semi deadness.
by eeldip
Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Drum Phase
Replies: 56
Views: 9248

is there a way to slowly turn threads blue as they get more gearslutty?
by eeldip
Sun Nov 28, 2010 10:52 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Drum Miking/Recording
Replies: 55
Views: 13562

"gay rock". which was all wrong! thanks for the lesson noeq!
by eeldip
Sat Nov 27, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Cheapish "battle" headphones recommendations?
Replies: 12
Views: 2168

no, battle phones like so:

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by eeldip
Sat Nov 27, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Drum Phase
Replies: 56
Views: 9248

yes. yes you do.
by eeldip
Sat Nov 27, 2010 7:29 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I have a bunch of wooden triangles
Replies: 9
Views: 4089

isosahedrons!

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by eeldip
Fri Nov 26, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Drum Phase
Replies: 56
Views: 9248

fix with computron.
by eeldip
Sat Nov 13, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: anyone use these diy converter kits?
Replies: 5
Views: 1356

in general, i am suspicious. looks a bit like an audiophile voodoo box to me.