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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

#Musicproduction: How To Record Extremely Loud Things

I remember a challenging studio recording session with highland bagpipes. It seemed like the loudest thing I had ever recorded – louder than a drum kit, louder than an electric guitar cabinet. Folks on Twitter and Facebook mentioned some loud things they’ve recorded: a glass armonica, a banda trombone, a screaming toddler, a piledriver, a mile-long BNSF freight train coupling boxcars at 20 feet, implosion of Texas stadium brought down with C4, and an OgreCat being electrocuted and then set aflame!
So field recordists point microphones at some crazy loud sources

#Musicproduction: How To Record Extremely Loud Things

Song of the day: Social garbage, isnt't that unfair? I'm multimillionaire of castles in the air

Song of the day: Social garbage, isnt't that unfair? I'm multimillionaire of castles in the air http://www.vienna.cc/kunst/songs/song_the_sun.htm

The worst in the evening:

There is nothing worse than a drunk man on a piano in a bar singing about his lost love.

Es gibt nichts Schlimmeres als einen Betrunkenen an einem Klavier in einer Bar, der über seine verflossene Liebe singt.

#Photography: Perspectives of a Street Photographer

For Joel Meyerowitz, being a street photographer is more than just taking good photographs, it’s about taking images that are capable of awakening emotion and consciousness. He is a fond believer t…

#Photography: Perspectives of a Street Photographer

#Musicproduction: CodeFN42 releases Cales for Windows (#Freeware)

CodeFN42 has released Cales, a free VST MIDI plugin for Windows that allows a user to map a keyboard's keys to a musical scale. This will ensure that the user will always stay in key, and never hit a wrong note.
When "easy mode" is enabled, a user can play any scale using only the white keys with "C" always being the tonic (or "root" note).

#Musicproduction: CodeFN42 releases Cales for Windows (#Freeware)