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by RefD
Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:22 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: What are you listening to today?
Replies: 787
Views: 171832

The Beatles - Help!

also various tunes by Ray Charles, The Turtles, Lush, The Kinks, Calexico, Carl Perkins, The Lovin' Spoonful, Todd Rundgren, Mot?rhead, Stereolab....and so on.
by RefD
Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:22 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: ..it aint' over til the phat lady sings.
Replies: 7
Views: 1760

another track on the same album, "Eclipse", gets a huge boost from the vocal pyrotechnics of (i think) Doris Troy.
by RefD
Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: ..it aint' over til the phat lady sings.
Replies: 7
Views: 1760

sorry, had mouth surgery and then my oldest was in a wedding today. the most legendary Pink Floyd kickass-vocal-performance-by-a-woman tune is "The Great Gig In The Sky" featuring Clare Torry. http://userserve-ak.last.fm/serve/252/419687.jpg after retiring from the music biz, she sued for writing cr...
by RefD
Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:30 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Making an offer at a pawn shop?
Replies: 25
Views: 3779

i have also seen some pawn shops asking new-in-box prices for very used pieces of gear.
by RefD
Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:28 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Making an offer at a pawn shop?
Replies: 25
Views: 3779

they will haggle, but you have to be aware that they have minimum and asking prices. they also have to price that minimum over what it cost them to buy it, which is easy enough cos they usually give next to NOTHING to those they buy from. i scored an Ibanez DE-7 delay (sounds GREAT) at a pawn shop f...
by RefD
Sat Oct 17, 2009 8:22 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: What are you listening to today?
Replies: 787
Views: 171832

The Record Producers - The Fifth Beatle - The Extended Cut (BBC Radio 6)

2 very interesting hours!
by RefD
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:54 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: General guitar speaker/amp advice needed
Replies: 8
Views: 3505

an impedance mismatch between a speaker and a tube amp can badly damage the output transformer.
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:18 pm
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: What are you listening to today?
Replies: 787
Views: 171832

a random load of Beatles tunes from HELP! thru Abbey Road.

just felt like it.
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:15 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Haunted Recording Studios
Replies: 102
Views: 35435

You have the blueprints for your 100 year old house? How did that happen? Well - they're actually plans drawn up, i'm assuming, when the place was remodeled. We found them in one of the rooms in the basement when we moved in. Admittedly - the work they were doing probably didn't necessitate the mea...
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:47 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: How do I hook up a mono speaker?
Replies: 12
Views: 3723

The Scum wrote:
why not just hook up the second pair of Auratones normally and then stack them (one on top of the other) in the middle?
As long as you sit far enough away that they form a single coherent image, that's a great idea!
3 to 1 rule should apply to this situation as well.
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 11:40 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Audio Analysis of the Beatles Multitrack Masters
Replies: 6
Views: 2947

that show is out there as a torrent.
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:20 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: How do I hook up a mono speaker?
Replies: 12
Views: 3723

why not just hook up the second pair of Auratones normally and then stack them (one on top of the other) in the middle?

i've seen this done alot for mono monitoring and it seems to work well.
by RefD
Wed Oct 14, 2009 9:15 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Help! Odd questikon - examples of songs with tape hiss?
Replies: 13
Views: 1957

The Police - Driven To Tears

right before the coda there's a BIG rush of hiss.
by RefD
Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:56 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: If I could keep one acoustic guitar
Replies: 0
Views: 461

dang, i think i'd keep them both.

sorry for being no help here. :P
by RefD
Sat Oct 03, 2009 11:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: The "Post your desk!" (and racks) thread
Replies: 571
Views: 137426

btw, Happy Belated 5th Anniversary to this thread! :P