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by junkstar
Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:08 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Sean Slade interview
Replies: 3
Views: 1304

Thanks guys. It's my favorite in the series so far. Slade is a great guy, and quite smart. I hope to keep interviewing both musicians and producers as the series progresses, so def subscribe via iTunes if you think you may want to hear more. I publish about one a month.
by junkstar
Wed Dec 02, 2009 9:31 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Sean Slade interview
Replies: 3
Views: 1304

Sean Slade interview

My latest podcast is an interview with Sean Slade. Hope you like it: http://www.apopdiary.com/
by junkstar
Tue Dec 01, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: 78 rpm record transfer in NYC?
Replies: 2
Views: 1197

78 rpm record transfer in NYC?

I'm dying here... I need to transfer a 78 rpm disc that is an historical piece from my corporate archives. One of a kind. I need a place in NYC area that can do a quality transfer and where I can stay with the disc while the transfer is being done. Any suggestions?
by junkstar
Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:48 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: SM7 windscreen
Replies: 6
Views: 1261

SM7 windscreen

So, yeah, I'm an idiot.... Could someone explain to me how you get the windscreen off an SM7? For the life of me, I twist and toy with it and can't seem to make it happen.
by junkstar
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:41 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Do you feel the need for a clean axe?
Replies: 19
Views: 4258

I watched an old Cat Stevens performance on VH1 Classic the other day and was distracted throughout by how filthy his acoustic guitar was... haha. That may be my own problem, but I've never seen such a smudged mess on TV before in my life. Like the axe had participated in a pizza party.
by junkstar
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Latest gear you have abandoned
Replies: 19
Views: 4013

Latest gear you have abandoned

Inspired by the 'latest you have acquired' thread.... I bought a Tapco Link.Firewire 4x6 and it was nothing short of a total hassle. I still do much better when I stick to old fashioned recording... running cables from device to device, than trying to place everything (recording, tracking) within a ...
by junkstar
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Latest gear you've acquired.....
Replies: 4358
Views: 981159

402 VLZ3

Sick of full gear recording of simple two-mic podcasts which I do often, I purchased a Mackie 402 VLZ3, a two-input tiny little board. Really happy with it. Has the power and sound you expect from Mackie, and has freed up some serious space on my desk.
by junkstar
Fri Jun 26, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: What's the crappiest/overrated "pro" mic you have
Replies: 53
Views: 12463

Never liked my TLM-103. Never liked the Neumann BCM-104 either. Was unhappy with my Bluebird too.
by junkstar
Tue May 12, 2009 1:01 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Any recommendations for a new CDR recorder?
Replies: 10
Views: 1759

I avoid using my laptop for multitasking at all costs. I like standalone, single-purpose machines. I like having the CDR as a tape recorder, if you will. I don't want to run my board into a PC. I burn on the PC only after I master something that was already mixed down to the CDR.
by junkstar
Tue May 12, 2009 9:34 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Anyone really good at removing pops and clicks?
Replies: 9
Views: 2322

FBH wrote:I used to use Sound Forge for this, and it worked great. Zoom all the way in. Select the region with the pop or click. Run "smooth" on that region over and over until the pop or click is gone. Worked like a champ.
Ditto
by junkstar
Tue May 12, 2009 9:32 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Hybrid studio/home recording
Replies: 17
Views: 3885

I personally went to recording school (liberal arts music/recording degree) in the 1990s and feel like I didn't learn shit... I mean anything... until I was out working on my own making records, reading and experimenting, picking people's brains, etc. I went to audio school in the 90's too and feel...
by junkstar
Tue May 12, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Any recommendations for a new CDR recorder?
Replies: 10
Views: 1759

Umm, duh... discontinued....
by junkstar
Tue May 12, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Any recommendations for a new CDR recorder?
Replies: 10
Views: 1759

I really like my HHB BurnIT. Have had two over the last 10 years or so and it is rock solid IMO.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/2 ... order.html
by junkstar
Tue May 05, 2009 9:21 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Hybrid studio/home recording
Replies: 17
Views: 3885

The trend I see is established bands cutting basics in a proper studio, then doing all their overdubs at 'home,' keeping only the drum tracks from the original sessions. Note seeing it a lot, but enough to take notice.
by junkstar
Mon May 04, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 240gig iPod
Replies: 5
Views: 1379

Damn, my 80G is 6th Gen. The 240 mod only works for 5th Gen video iPods.