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by optimistic
Thu Dec 11, 2008 9:53 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: the purchase of a new rig! what would you do?
Replies: 51
Views: 4131

Get a Mac and become a musician - or get a PC and become a computer geek - 'sup to you! 8) he already said he's going PC. seriously whats wrong in the head of mac users that they feel the need to make a smug comment about this every.single.time? More Mac users means more conversations about music, ...
by optimistic
Thu Dec 11, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Russ+Bike+Ice=Crash
Replies: 22
Views: 2018

Re: .

brightonalex wrote:I fell off my bike once in Brighton, and my ear came off. But they sewed it back on.

8O

The scary thing is, I doubt it just 'came' off. Probably more like it ripped off?
by optimistic
Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:46 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Damn You Australian $
Replies: 12
Views: 1150

I'm sure you've all seen before but once again, for old times sake:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hf-J6DCn ... re=related
by optimistic
Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Russ+Bike+Ice=Crash
Replies: 22
Views: 2018

hehe I was riding last in a chain of about 6 bikes last week and watched them all hit the same patch of ice and go tumbling down domino style. Being last I was at least able to turn a bit and come down on some nearby grass.
by optimistic
Thu Dec 11, 2008 10:26 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: Free Album (Psy)
Replies: 7
Views: 690

Good on you sir!

Will give it a listen on the train tomorrow
by optimistic
Wed Dec 10, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: Tips & Tricks
Topic: filling the silence between live sets
Replies: 30
Views: 5509

what kind of music are you playing live? if it's techno - get a small sampler, sp303 or something. sync it via midi. and sample 2 bars of the last song and let it repeat, while playing with filters/delays on it. then introduce the new kick ... and so on. Not only does it play you're ambient 10-45 s...
by optimistic
Thu Dec 04, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: 10 things not to say to a DJ
Replies: 17
Views: 1440

no.2 is so stupid, a real dj would know that people are talking about that damn same fuckin kickdrum beat that all these so called djs play, its so fuckin annoying, around my way we call them beats to help people stay on beat when they're dancing, there like dance lesson beats kick kick kick kick k...
by optimistic
Mon Dec 01, 2008 9:47 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: deejaying with endless rotary controls
Replies: 18
Views: 2714

I'm firmly on the 'real knobs' side of the fence. Don't like the lack of feedback and the indented 'clicking' feel of encoders.

But then I have a simple set-up and never change program banks live.
by optimistic
Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:40 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What's wrong with this picture? Justice Live
Replies: 92
Views: 12751

I'm amazed - professional musos who have never heard of gaffer tape before??? :lol:

Before I play out anywhere I use half a roll of the damn stuff on my firewire connection...
by optimistic
Thu Nov 27, 2008 9:49 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How do YOU say it?........
Replies: 95
Views: 7790

but seriously, English is such a fluid language (and by that I mean it seems to be evolving pretty quickly). I don't think anyone is wrong here.

Here'a an interesting blog: (http://www.wired.com/culture/culturerev ... 7/st_essay)
by optimistic
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:06 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How do YOU say it?........
Replies: 95
Views: 7790

oh and if you want to have a proper fight about language come to Belgium! :lol:
by optimistic
Wed Nov 26, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: How do YOU say it?........
Replies: 95
Views: 7790

hehe being an Aussie I'm happy to slag both the Brits and the Yanks on this one. :D Although admittedly English is Oz is a combination of both with a few extra expletives thrown in. I tend to stick more to the UK style of things (root) but that's probably because I used to work for an American compa...
by optimistic
Mon Nov 24, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: What else do i need in producing electro house
Replies: 20
Views: 1911

funky shit wrote:Stock up on tined food and beer and do not leave the computer for a week. Not even to wee wee.
Yeah dude, it's not about the gear you own, it's about the beer in your fridge :)

Although I skip the tinned phone in favour of a nearby phone to call in Thai and Pizza.
by optimistic
Fri Nov 21, 2008 11:52 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: OT: Jobs should run GM
Replies: 26
Views: 3465

either that or get some Japanese bloke on the phone :wink: true story (well, it's teh internetz, it might not be 100% true): the current Toyota CEO Katsuaki Watanabe started as the manager of the company canteen. He took the initiative and started a project with the goal to reduce the amount of rice...
by optimistic
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:37 am
Forum: Music and Audio Production
Topic: The next piece of awesome studio kit I'm buying
Replies: 20
Views: 2292

that's a great find. I have images of people blowing away bridges with e-cowbells! It's the weapon of the future :twisted: