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Super High End Audiophoolery

Epic rant 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7ERMu825m4

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Night Before Christmas – Control Booth Edition

This link is from our friend Max: Hope you enjoy: http://www.controlbooth.com/forums/news/10439-twas-night-before-christmas-cb-edition.html

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Theatre Tech Review – “Ghost” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

This summer I took my annual theatre trip to NYC for my ongoing study of lighting and sound design at professional theatres. This year’s trip included “Tribes”, performed at the Barrow Street Theatre (see the previous post for the review … Continue reading

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Sound Effects Player for Theater

. We’ve been looking for a freeware sound effects player for a while now, but what we found was either too DJ oriented, too slow to learn, or not free.  Microsoft Media Player is ok, but clicking on icons and … Continue reading

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Digital Guitar Controller

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=287_1263926554 – Digital Guitar Uses no Frets, Strings . The Misa Digital Guitar, an open source, Linux-powered MIDI controller, brings shredding to the 21st century by dumping traditional guitar strings for buttons and a futuristic touch screen. .

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Incredible Musical Instrument – really Animusic!

. For all the folks who keep thinking this is an “indredible machine built as a collaborative effort between the Robert M. Trammel Music Conservatory and the Sharon Wick School of Engineering at the University of Iowa”, you are mistaken!!! … Continue reading

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Analog-to-digital, epilogue

. Taking my own personal recommendation from Analog-to-digital, part three, I am now using a computer that has a “Line In” port. True to the recommendation: . – the signal has gain to spare – the connection is now a … Continue reading

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Analog-to-digital, part three

Well, I have since purchased the USB audio widget. I purchased the one without the built-in preamp, thinking I wouldn’t need that feature. I have used the widget several times, recording analog signal coming in to my stereo amp from … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 2

. Process: This example is using the signal source of a cassette tape. I find the easiest method (and the one that requires the least amount of “baby-sitting”) is to record an entire side of the cassette tape, and then … Continue reading

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Into the Digital Realm, Part 1

. Introduction: Upon receiving a very attractive and high-capacity MP3 player for Christmas, I began my foray into the conversion of analog music into digital form. I am not a stranger to digital music, having played around with various wind … Continue reading

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