Monthly Archives: July 2006

Being alert and alarmed

Kermit politely supplied a great Age article titled Be Alert, and a little Alarmed. The thrust of the article is that these anti-terrorist posters, ads, fridge stickers and everything else are a waste of time. I couldn’t agree more. I … Continue reading

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HOSTS file

For some silly reason, the most useful config file in WinXP is located in a stupid location: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc Go here and open a file named “HOSTS” using notepad. Here, you can block particular websites. Enter in your local IP (127.0.0.01), … Continue reading

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Downloading entire blog site

A couple of weeks ago I discovered Waiter Rant, an amusing blog written by a waiter who works in an expensive Italian restaurant. It’s a great great, and the guy has done over 300 posts! So, do I want to … Continue reading

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Things that I want

Just a quick list of musical items that I want to get: – Computer upgrade. Pro Tools is chugging quite a bit. It works, but only just. – Shure SM57. Everyone seems to use them for recording their guitars. Really … Continue reading

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Yamaha basses

While the mp3 that I uploaded in my previous post has a good overall mix, you’ll notice that the bass sound is pretty crappy. In fact it’s extremely crappy. So last night a mate came around a re-recorded the bass … Continue reading

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Mix of Leap Of Faith

Actually did a mix of something that I’m happy with! It’s a freaking miracle. So here it is, the epic Leap Of Faith. Here’s how I recorded it: 1. First off, wrote out the whole drums in MIDI using Encore, … Continue reading

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Recording telephone conversations

On Saturday afternoon I managed to interview Chris from Vanishing Point! The transcript will be up tonight – he was a top bloke and really easy to interview. To record the phone conversation I turned on speaker phone, and had … Continue reading

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