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DIY TB550A

DIY TB550A

Finished this guy up tonight (TB550A). Not the easiest of builds, as mentioned patience is key. I made a couple careless mistakes along the way, but all are resolved. TIP – Triple check alignment/orientations at all stages. For the time being I’ve loaded it up with a pair of 990’s & a CMOQ-2S. I might swap out the 990’s at some point, but I have to say it’s performing very well as is. Great EQ kit.

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Drums + Synth + Coffee

Drums + Synth + Coffee

The result of testing out the D5100 video capabilities. Everything is shot thru a 18-200 with marco ring, no post processing (other then time manipulation).

Audio = Discarded crap drum tracks+Grendel+a lot of coffee. I was feeling a bit guilty that the Grendel Drone Commander was collecting dust, this was a perfect excuse to fire it up. Amazing what a little #ValhallaÜberMod adds to a bunch of BS.

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Room Mic Comparison

Late night tracking session for upcoming compilation, Set up three different stereo room fill mics. What pair sounds best? Keep in mind they will ultimately be mixed with the spot mics & overheads.

What drum room mic configuration do you prefer?

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1st Seasons Rain

1st Seasons Rain

You know it might be time to get out of LA when you get inspired by the 1st seasons rain. Something soporific about the mix of, water, sirens, crows, annoying neighbors, & the city waking up. I had to pull out the mics, pick two random windows, & capture the moment for future creative use. Pulled out the camera snapped some images as well.

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