Monthly Archives: March 2014

RIP windows XP

one of the only stable things MS produced… after 4 service packs… and trillions of hacks

Posted in Computer Interface

What Is The Best Way to Learn Something New?

Finished an English paper, thought you may enjoy: Here is an M4A audio file of the article What Is The Best Way to Learn Something New? Anthony P. Kuzub Everyone learns in his or her own way. As an adult

Posted in APKaudio, School, Truth, Upgrade

Programming final project

So I’ve not programmed in a while and I must say I really really enjoyed this class. I enjoy the process of examining logic. The final project called for a resistor calculator. I’ve been enjoying the ELM program at Seneca,

Posted in APKaudio, Computer Interface

Going to re-manufacture some WBS daughter boards

As a part of my school program, I’ve decided to take a shot at re-designing 2 WBS components. First the 4-110 mic pre-amp for the M460 – M461. In the 90s WBS redesigned the card using 5534 but I’m looking

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Design, Filters, History, Mechanical, Microphones, Mixing, Projects, Repair, Revolution Recording, Truth, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Going through filing cabinets….

Recorded with a Replay XD 1080 Camera<

Posted in WBS, WBSps.ca

Using a POD 2 switcher

I wanted to add some components to my home listening system, so a switcher was needed. I’ve decided to use a POD 2 switcher… the POD-2 is a (6) Stereo input – stereo switcher that has the ability to sum

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Computer Interface, Design, ORANGE, Patching, Projects, Rack Mount, Records, Tools, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca

Jeff Wolpert dolling out the wisdom

Jeff and Sydney did some fantastic work while I was at Revolution Recording. They’ve setup a killer room downtown and have Wizard Services to offer. Here is a great lesson from a very learned man.

Posted in Explanations, Mechanical, Microphones, Mixing, Monitoring, Tools, Tricks, Truth, Upgrade

Went to the coolest Drum shop I’ve seen in a while

http://www.centurydrumshop.com/ opened a few months ago and I finally got a chance to visit Greg.  very cool stuff in stock very well displayed.   You should check it out sometime.    

Posted in APKaudio

A Social Experiment

I’ve been thinking about a social experiment. I often take calls from people looking for services, I’ve met a lot of great people in this industry and I do stand by their great work and contributions.   So instead of

Posted in APKaudio, AudioAholics.com, Cable, Casses, Computer Interface, Design, Location, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Mixing, Monitoring, New Gear, ORANGE, Patching, Tools, Truth, Upgrade, Vinyl

The term outboard…

I had a thought and It makes a lot of sense to me… how about a few opinions: The term outboard can be considered “out of board” or “not inside the board”. When recording engineers / live sound technicians needed an

Posted in APKaudio

To Avoid Injury…

Posted in Design, Explanations, Mechanical, Rant, Truth

A Major upgrade

Hauling equipment around on public transit has taken its tole on my body. Elizabeth and I have “levelled up” by getting a fancy 2010 VW Golf. Now visiting clients, collecting debts, doing service calls, moving gear, going to the shop,

Posted in APKaudio, Upgrade

Not a good idea… they are laws! Math practice anyone?

Posted in APKaudio

Had a date with a dream machine

I did a house call this weekend on a sick A80. Track 2 was being glitchy so it was replaced with track 15s chassis and pulled for bench service. It’s really nice to see these machines still kicking like it’s

Posted in Projects, Repair, Tape

Billie Jean… turns out is his son

From: http://www.cinemablend.com/pop/DNA-Results-Allegedly-Show-Michael-Jackson-Has-31-Year-Son-62653.html?fb Go grab a cold glass of water and take a seat. It’s about to get really weird up in here. Apparently, Michael Jackson impregnated longtime Jackson family friend Miki Howard during the early 1980s. Who is she, you ask?

Posted in Truth

The audio mixer as a creative tool in musical composition and performance

An interesting read http://iem.kug.ac.at/fileadmin/media/iem/projects/2011/bem13.pdf

Posted in Mixing, Resources, Truth

30 years of buying music

  http://www.reddit.com/r/Damnthatsinteresting/

Posted in APKaudio

Moved

Holy crap… moving sucks.    Cleared out of the Revolution Recording Custom shop.   

Posted in APKaudio, Casses, Console, Design, Location, Macgyvered, Mechanical, Mixing, Portable, Projects, Repair, Revolution Recording, Tools, Truth, Upgrade, WBS, WBSps.ca
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    All 3 are 100A 3-phase panels. They stack and interlock. One has wheels on the bottom for easy storage. 5-foot Cam-Tails as input. 2 near-complete CamTee sets included. Originally made for supplying a large amount of Food-Trucks and other festival vendors. 2 panels are identical with: 6 dbl 30A 1 dbl 20A 1 single 20A […]
  • Telefunken U47 - Mint condition
    Mint Condition Telefunken U47 Tube microphone. Amazing condition. $20,000 USD I have never seen a specimen in this museum condition ever.
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    1D005 pre-amps in boutique audio rack. powered and ready to love it's like a micro 1073 Inductor-based EQ, transformer input
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    Neve 8816 summing mixer includes quality D-SUB breakouts
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