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by AstroDan
Sun Sep 20, 2009 12:04 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The Best Music
Replies: 9
Views: 2252

Tusk.
Tusk is the new Rumours.
by AstroDan
Sat Sep 19, 2009 8:58 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Possum Kindgdom by the Toadies
Replies: 9
Views: 3063

I've been listening to a lot of mid/late 90's "alternative". I really couldn't stand 99% of it because for alternative it was sure played all the fucking time everywhere. But there were a lot of great songs, so I'm catching up. This is one.
by AstroDan
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:42 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I'm now U47 free!
Replies: 34
Views: 8027

You're going to get all of us into very big trouble.
by AstroDan
Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:41 am
Forum: Tape Op Message Board (TOMB)
Topic: Yamaha CS5
Replies: 3
Views: 3124

Honestly, I'm going off of the YouTube video I just watched. It sounds super powerful for a one OSC synth. Nice, tight LFO and the filter sounds like early ARP stuff.

Does it have PWM?
by AstroDan
Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:48 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Best music video ever.
Replies: 36
Views: 9870

Oh shit - I thought it was a reference to the actual footage...

That was well played!

That avatar is super amusing, too.
by AstroDan
Wed Sep 16, 2009 6:41 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Metal paint for rack enclosures?
Replies: 4
Views: 1153

If you want a really good finish, the other option would be to find someone experienced to do it for you, like an auto paint shop or powdercoating place.
Exactly what I was going to recommend, powdercoating.
by AstroDan
Wed Sep 16, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Best music video ever.
Replies: 36
Views: 9870

I was waiting for David Cross or Bob Odenkirk to appear at the end of that video.
by AstroDan
Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:09 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: I'm now SM57 free!
Replies: 63
Views: 12263

I at least tip my hat to it being the only mic for decades under $100 you could stick right up to a source.
by AstroDan
Tue Sep 15, 2009 9:06 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: What are you listening to today?
Replies: 802
Views: 182765

The Carpenters
Bee Thousand
Anything Trevor Horn touched
Simon and Garfunkel
Traditional Irish folk/lullabies

...and Mandy Patinkin 'Y'all Are Brutalizing Me'.
by AstroDan
Thu Sep 10, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Yamaha CEO Pleased
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

This is not a real story.
by AstroDan
Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The Tascam 238 rocks.
Replies: 98
Views: 91399

When this thread started, you could buy cassettes at 7-11 apparently.
by AstroDan
Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: New Electro Harmonix Stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 1383

New Electro Harmonix Stuff

What are some of your favorite new EH pedals and devices? I'm curious to hear about the nano pedals, especially the delay boxes...
by AstroDan
Sun Sep 06, 2009 2:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Yamaha CEO Pleased
Replies: 26
Views: 5202

I own a motorbike and an acoustic. Both nearly 35 years old and both look and function like they were made yesterday.

Yamaha are so badass, they (according to the above timeline) decided to start making acoustic guitars right in the middle of WWII.
by AstroDan
Thu Sep 03, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 400 dollar microphones
Replies: 14
Views: 2419

AT4050 is real hard to beat as an all around mic.
by AstroDan
Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:13 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Some general ramblings about aesthetics and late 60s pop
Replies: 62
Views: 13116

I've been really into the Shangri-Las as of late. I think another factor in this era is the session musicians. A lot were very disciplined and accomplished and sort of 'stepped down' to play pop. They had a world of varied rhythms in their arsenal...and when they got together with a handful of 17 ye...