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by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Thoughts on the Focusrite Liquid Mix
Replies: 4
Views: 840

by the way, although you've got firewire 400/800 ports on a MacBook Pro, they share the same firewire bus... so if you've got a 400 and 800 device plugged in the 800 device will be forced to operate at 400... another option is to get an ExpressCard/34 firewire card, then you can have the best of bot...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 6:35 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: console heaven...
Replies: 20
Views: 2381

just watched the video too...

some pretty cool shit it can do...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 6:20 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Books on sound - best sources for dummies
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

i just downloaded the "secret croak"...

actually that sound is a classic singing training technique... once you master it you can make that sound for ages apparently... helps you control your vocal cords, and make sound without using air... or something like that... it's a bit hazy...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 6:15 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: console heaven...
Replies: 20
Views: 2381

the idea is when your using it that you only have to sit in the centre...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Books on sound - best sources for dummies
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

yeah, so he's a bit of a wacker, haha! so are most creative types i reckon... in any case, i've read some great articles of his where he turns conventional sound engineering principles upside down... like why you should put your limiter before your compressor, shit like that... he's a bit of a free-...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 5:54 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Books on sound - best sources for dummies
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

mate, do you need a lie down or what?

i'm sure he's totally serious...

i guess it's related to the technique of making little clicking tut-tut kinda noises with your tongue when tuning a sound system... ya know what i mean???
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 5:47 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: Best format for hard drive in mac os?
Replies: 9
Views: 1591

the site is down at the moment, but ifixit.com has info and walkthroughs for disassembling most macs... including lists of all the zillions of tiny screws, haha...

http://www.ifixit.com/
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 5:39 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: console heaven...
Replies: 20
Views: 2381

cmon, read the friggin info on the thing before ya go blasting away at it... it's designed to be highly ergonomic... i'm sure it's stupidly expensive though... but then so is any big-time console... sure your average digital console with all the layers and pages of crap can be a pain in the ass, so ...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Books on sound - best sources for dummies
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

hehe

don't all geniuses have weird ass haircuts?


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by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 3:13 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: console heaven...
Replies: 20
Views: 2381

still beats the crap outta any other console i've ever seen, for looks and usability...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 2:15 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Books on sound - best sources for dummies
Replies: 19
Views: 1975

not a total noob book, but Mixing with your mind by Michael Stavrou is fantastic... http://www.mixingwithyourmind.com/ this guy is a fantastic sound lover who thinks outside of the box... pretty much every article of his i've read has provided some great counter-intuitive insight into some aspect of...
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 2:09 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: console heaven...
Replies: 20
Views: 2381

console heaven...

i'd seriously consider becoming a full-time engineer if i had one of these...

http://www.smartav.net/
by fishmonkey
Fri May 23, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Apple Firewire Port problems....
Replies: 9
Views: 1074

hi

have you tried another firewire cable?

does the port still work with other firewire devices?

and have you been hot-plugging the port?
by fishmonkey
Thu May 22, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Treated Rooms...what a load of - <insert reality here>
Replies: 34
Views: 3619

actually your ears and the corresponding neural circuitry in your head/brain are amazing, and much more sensitive and sophisticated than you might think... recent research in hearing loss due to noise (earbuds are fucked for your hearing btw, i never use them anymore) has confirmed that your sense o...
by fishmonkey
Wed May 21, 2008 1:44 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: It's been 7 hours and 15 days
Replies: 22
Views: 2650

hoffman2k wrote:
fishmonkey wrote:as far as Britney goes, trepanning springs to mind...
Interesting take on space exploration!
hehe..