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by williamsongs
Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:00 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Where to buy new gear with a clean conscience?
Replies: 59
Views: 10128

Well, I started this thread on Sunday, and just took delivery of a VLA-2 from Warren at Zen Pro and in the box was a bag of coffee beans. Pretty damn cool, thanks for the recommendations everyone, now off to mashing drum tracks...
by williamsongs
Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:23 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Where to buy new gear with a clean conscience?
Replies: 59
Views: 10128

Hey - thanks everybody, there's some good ideas in here for me to check out. It's nice to know that I am not the only one who gets that icky feeling when trapped in a retail hell when all you want to do is pick up some critial thing for your session/project/whatever. I have bought three things from ...
by williamsongs
Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:05 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Where to buy new gear with a clean conscience?
Replies: 59
Views: 10128

Where to buy new gear with a clean conscience?

Hi, not sure which forum is correct, but anyway.... Anyone have a new gear vendor they love? Ever since Guitar Center drove every other retailer out of my area, I die a little every time I have to set foot in there to buy anything, but there's no other option left around here. I'm not necessarily lo...
by williamsongs
Sun Nov 08, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: How many of your clients got to drunk last night to record?
Replies: 7
Views: 2387

Yeah, I couldn't agree more. I've gotten into the habit of perpetually running a two-track "safety" at all times once the artist is set up. Usually just a laptop or DAT machine running the entire time. It has occasionally really saved a situation, and sometimes has even ended up as a track on the fi...
by williamsongs
Wed Nov 04, 2009 7:25 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: How many of your clients got to drunk last night to record?
Replies: 7
Views: 2387

This is in fact a valid discussion for me right now! I have been booked to record a blues singer/guitarist's next record, and he is notorious for heavy drinking and unpredictability. I'm kind of doing my own little Alan Lomax trip to get him on location for a couple days with some of his people arou...
by williamsongs
Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:31 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Clocking issues with LTC as master
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Re: Clocking issues with LTC as master

Hi folks, first time post so please be gentle... I have the following happening: DAW = Cubase SX slaved to LTC on a Fostex Model 80 1/4" Digidesign USD is the SMPTE to MTC unit, sending word clock to: MOTU 828 MKII as well as a DIGIMAX FS all good... The problem is this: The DIGIMAX DAC out is ther...
by williamsongs
Thu Mar 26, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Clocking issues with LTC as master
Replies: 2
Views: 957

Clocking issues with LTC as master

Hi folks, first time post so please be gentle... I have the following happening: DAW = Cubase SX slaved to LTC on a Fostex Model 80 1/4" Digidesign USD is the SMPTE to MTC unit, sending word clock to: MOTU 828 MKII as well as a DIGIMAX FS all good... The problem is this: The DIGIMAX DAC out is there...
by williamsongs
Thu Mar 05, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: SYNCING FOSTEX M-80 TO SEQUOIA
Replies: 5
Views: 1753

Call me and I can take you through it some afternoon. Easier than you think...