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by bigtoe
Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:23 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Reamp through headphones?
Replies: 4
Views: 1393

Re: Reamp through headphones?

hell yeah - it rules. great trick.

Mike
by bigtoe
Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:21 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Random bursts of noise on my HD24
Replies: 14
Views: 21622

Re: Random bursts of noise on my HD24

sure hope that doesn't happen on mine i just got...have you checked out the HD forum on yahoo?

Mike
by bigtoe
Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:19 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Looking for a nice vocal compressor
Replies: 33
Views: 12089

Re: Looking for a nice vocal compressor

1176...when i track with an LA2 thing i always overdo it...

Mike
by bigtoe
Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:08 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: choosing an older analog board....
Replies: 40
Views: 61682

Re: choosing an older analog board....

try a studiomaster... 'The cool thing about those older boards is that they really impart a character to the sound, which i like since everything is sounding so clean these days. It's the main reason i keep my old desk around.' amen - everything that would suck about the studiomaster i have is actua...
by bigtoe
Wed Feb 09, 2005 5:03 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Mono Equalization Method
Replies: 14
Views: 4623

Re: Mono Equalization Method

'I think it must be very hard to get a mono mix to not sound busy or cluttered or muddy.' man - it really helps to mix like this in mono...well, it helps me. a couple nights ago was the first time i actually set up only one speaker on a tracking date...i had decent headphones too...but lordy stereo ...
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Cool XY and AB micing techniques
Replies: 17
Views: 5105

Re: Cool XY and AB micing techniques

'Plus, I don't think either of us (you, bigtoe, and I) have the physics chops to answer the question of how this works. That's why I'm asking it, and why you didn't answer it.' figure out the question you're asking...and we'll go from there. it's not all that hard...do you want an equation? yes wron...
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 12:57 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Cool XY and AB micing techniques
Replies: 17
Views: 5105

Re: Cool XY and AB micing techniques

'Especially useful is the table that shows the effective coverage of different stereo mic angles. For those who are good at wave mechanics and acoustics math/physics, anyone care to elaborate on this? ' get a protractor? it's not that hard...and even then the mic factors into it...not just the angle...
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:20 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: doing it faster, better, and smarter
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

Re: doing it faster, better, and smarter

'Dont start talking like a quasi intellectual jerkoff because you know how to align a tape machine. Be fun to hang out with.' NO SHIT! and buy some screwdrivers, pop filters, wire cutters, and pliers. speaking of, color code the ends of your mic cables like i didn't do last night so when the vocal s...
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 9:04 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Noise Reduction that doesn't kill the high end
Replies: 19
Views: 4111

Re: Noise Reduction that doesn't kill the high end

i remember no-noise...sonic solutions...

*strokes grey beard*

Mike
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:54 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: Misconstruing Albini
Replies: 29
Views: 8853

Re: Misconstruing Albini

"a reviewer here did the same thing once...same thing - said - 'overcompressed.'"

reviewers are idiots for the most part...they try to make a name for themselves by throwing mud and slinging their cocks around like anyone cares.

the writers in my town love me,

Mike
by bigtoe
Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: I'm SO SICK of the Mackie 1604
Replies: 14
Views: 3013

Re: I'm SO SICK of the Mackie 1604

i love mine - had it for 10 years now....i just tracked and mixed through one...i was totally shocked at how good it sounded...just don't hit it so hard... the kick and snare in particular sounded really really cool. mix through another board though and you are happy...not the easiest top end to con...
by bigtoe
Mon Feb 07, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at home
Replies: 66
Views: 13845

Re: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at

"This upsets me because I fear they will release a subpar product, and I care about this band and their records." do the best you can but this will drive you absolutely nuts... i find they make the record they want to make not matter what - you can beg and moan and cajole and pitch in time and money...
by bigtoe
Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:31 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: For the parents on this board: Logistics question
Replies: 29
Views: 6046

Re: For the parents on this board: Logistics question

i do every other weekend with the step chilluns...with gal and kids and recording you do not have time to breathe...my desk job is my holiday at times...worth it but flipping tiring... i remember driving to the daycare on like 45 minutes sleep and getting lost...i had made the trip a hundred times.....
by bigtoe
Mon Feb 07, 2005 8:23 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at home
Replies: 66
Views: 13845

Re: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at

you know same with cle, bobby - yer right...i remember back in the 80's a little ...different studio scene for sure...

recording is the hoola hoop.

Mike
by bigtoe
Mon Feb 07, 2005 6:01 am
Forum: 5/03-2/05: General Recording
Topic: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at home
Replies: 66
Views: 13845

Re: My oldest client has betrayed me by trying to record at

They are. In my city there are more recording studios than ever. I mean EVER. see but i bet most of these are home recording guys throwing their nets out...not necessarily studios up to the task. big difference... all of the folks i record record themselves in one way or another...always have...the...