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On Compressing the English Language

Someone picked my brain the other day looking for a technique to compress language files. After walking away to think about it… my method was to re-order the ASCII code to the letters by their frequency and the most common words

Posted in APKaudio, Awesome, Explanations, Mathematics, Programming, Records, reference, Resources, Science, Tools

Got to see a trafic control

A Charles Carvalho and David Miller Design.   Just works of art inside.  I can’t wait to hear it.

Posted in Awesome, Casses, Computer Interface, Console, Design, Dynamics, Headphones, Mastering, Monitoring, New Gear, Projects, Rack Mount, Records, Revolution Recording, Tools, Upgrade, WBSps.ca

had to throw out some art this week

   

Posted in History, Records, Truth, WTF?

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

A project I’ve been working on has come… full circle ;-)

Congrats to Kevin Park and the Lacquer channel team for getting the Neumann VMS70 back in the game. A fantastic project to have been a part of! We recapped the entire audio electronics for Kevin before he had lathe aficionado

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Rack Mount, Recording, Records, Repair, Tools, Upgrade, Vinyl

Neumann cutting lathe acceleration limiter

Here are some before shots of the Neumann cutting lathe acceleration limiter BSB-74 It’s a really work of art in there, had to share.

Posted in History, Projects, Records, Repair, Upgrade, Vinyl

Neumann VMS-70 Cutting Lathe Restoration

Boy am I excited to have been a part of a restoration of a Neumann VMS-70 Cutting lathe.  It is currently being setup at Tonronto’s Lacquer Channel  and undergoing calibration.  I have more pictures to post as we’re done a complete

Posted in Amplifier, APKaudio, Recording, Records, Repair, Vinyl

looking for a stylus upgrade…

looking for something in the $150 – $300 range… any suggestions? http://www.ortofon.com/products/cartridges/cartridges-2m-series/2m-bronze

Posted in ORANGE, Records, Tools, Upgrade

I was talking to someone about promo-mailers…

Posted in Casses, ORANGE, Records

Answer RP

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Posted in History, Portable, Recording, Records, Tape

Transfering Records in reverse

I was given a 78 to transfer. When I transfer something one of a kind I do 3 passes. The first is dry, dusted as the client delivered. The second is wet (Ultrasonic bath if possible) The third is in

Posted in APKaudio, Mechanical, Projects, Recording, Records, Repair, Tricks, Vinyl

Modern Recording

Shared From The Rukkus Room This is a great illustration of where quality has gone. (and a good drawing of the actual gear helps). We the content creators, and broadcasters care about this long gone thing called fidelity and dynamic

Posted in APKaudio, Apple, Explanations, Mixing, Recording, Records, Truth

Pirate Fridays – online mixer

I’m moving a few things around and I must still ADMIRE the work of Ben and the Gang at eBrands by far the coolest thing I’ve ever been a part of Click here to Launch the mixer A good friend

Posted in APKaudio, Console, Mixing, Portable, Recording, Records, Science, WBS

Portable Record Player

I saw this today, thought it was rather amazing. 

Posted in Mechanical, Portable, Records, Vinyl
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