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Joom

Today at 02:03:40 AM
That's what I thought, Neil.  All about presentation.  ;)

I do wish they had some kind of protective screen or mesh over the speakers.  Can't wait to see how they sound...
 

neilmac

Today at 01:02:38 AM
.......as long as they look good  :P
 

Joom

Yesterday at 09:17:09 PM
Home again.  Didn't get the network/wi-fi finished at the school, have to go back again Thursday.

Sampson monitors are here, hopefully I can get them set up tomorrow and test them out on a mix I need to do.  They look good...
 

Joom

January 15, 2018, 09:34:48 PM
I can relate, Smurf.  Yesterday I made it 10-12 miles at 20mph before I turned around and came back.  Icy ruts pulling the car all over, and twice pulled me onto the center line with semi's coming the other way.  Scary...
 

Smurf

January 15, 2018, 09:25:38 PM
Just had to turn around & come home from my sleep study tonight....super bad roads + ice + nothing but hills, valleys and drop-offs for 18 miles of the trip....no thanks! :P
 

Joom

January 15, 2018, 07:38:17 PM
Sampson monitors are supposed to be here UPS tomorrow sometime.  I have to go do a network job at a school, so I won't get to try them out till Wednesday.  But I have some mixing to do, so I'll let y'all know how they work...
 

Joom

January 15, 2018, 07:36:35 PM
Crazy snow storm today.  Going to have to plow, shovel, and scoop.  And probably again tomorrow...  >:(
 

Joom

January 13, 2018, 10:07:33 PM
I know, right?  I used to climb right in there.  Not anymore.

Two years ago I had to pull the exhaust manifold and some other things just to get to the back 3 plugs on one of the cars just to do a tuneup.
 

neilmac

January 13, 2018, 10:04:41 PM
I hear ya Joom...our old 1/2 tons you could climb in beside the engine and almost close the hood,,, now you have to almost remove the motor to change a fan belt lol
 

Joom

January 13, 2018, 09:15:48 PM
I've got a pile of tools and testers that weren't even thought of 50 years ago.  Aside from basic drive train axle stuff, you have to start with an OBD tester just to know what might be going on.

I've always said I'd love to have a 1965 'anything' in good shape to fix up and drive...
 

Joom

January 13, 2018, 09:11:19 PM
Things have definitely changed a lot from back in the day of simple carburetors and distributors with points, Buster.  I could fix most things on the road with a few tools.  Not any more...
 

buster

January 13, 2018, 08:16:27 PM
You guys are doing well. The 1st car I owned I took out the engine and gearbox, removed all the parts, had the engine o'hauled, put it all back in, re-timed it and drove it away. The new truck, I can't name a single thing under the hood.
 

Joom

January 13, 2018, 05:12:12 PM
And yeah, garage and pole barn, both full of motorcycles and dirt bikes, mowers, and a ton of other crap.  Been promising myself to clean them out for a long time and give myself a work area...
 

Joom

January 13, 2018, 05:10:25 PM
Same here, Red.  Back in the 70's before I got into computers I was a licensed mechanic, and I still refuse to pay somebody else to do what I can do.  Most of the time...

RedJoker

January 13, 2018, 04:36:32 PM
I'm with you Joom. I do all our car maintenance, have a 3 car garage and can't park a single car in it.  :/

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Works in Progress / Re: Just Acoustic
« on: January 15, 2018, 10:21:53 PM »
Yeah man sounds good keep it going 🙂

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Guitars / Re: New stuff day
« on: January 12, 2018, 04:01:35 PM »
I had to do some binding repair on the fret board as it came lose  >:( LOL  I'm doing a new saddle today or tomorrow depending on when my parts come . Frets have the usual wear in the 1-5th fret area as a result I might have do a fret level to her we'll see after the new saddle arrives.

Though shes a pretty guitar I have no need another dread and she will be listed for sale along with the Guild F47 GSR
after winter settles down.  I don't like shipping guitars in the winter LOL

Thinking of you Gc while I work on my projects :) 

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Open DAW Challenge (the ODC) / Re: December 2017 ODC
« on: January 12, 2018, 03:43:50 PM »
man I luv my dog but writing a song about him just sounds wrong some how lol.  I can of think of some funny stuff about animals but have zip as to coming with music or lyrics .

it will be interesting to hear your songs good luck folks :)

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General Discussion / Re: Back to work again.
« on: December 30, 2017, 10:26:33 AM »
Congrats :)

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Guitars / Re: New stuff day
« on: December 27, 2017, 11:13:23 PM »
Well , yeah , gone did it again needs a little TLC . If she does not bond up for sale she’ll go .
Anyway she’s a Guild D55 2003 7th to last out the factory before closing .

The Guild D55 is the company’s flagship dread solid East Indian Rosewood back and sides . Solid AAA Sitka top , three Piece neck Mahogany with a walnut center strip . Finger board and bridge are Ebony with abalone and mother of pearl inlays and abalone Rosetta .

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General Discussion / Re: My yearly post
« on: December 27, 2017, 10:52:18 PM »
Good to see things going your HE ;) welcome back around . :)

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Instrumentals / Re: A moment In Time
« on: December 22, 2017, 09:37:05 PM »
Left me wanting the song to go on and on....


That's right pretty, Ray  8)

Thanks Pop I’m still working on that tune I promised for you and the Misses thing is I want it to be good , I ain’t forgot .

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Instrumentals / A moment In Time
« on: December 21, 2017, 10:05:36 PM »
Hey guys I know I've not been around much, just going crazy I guess LOL
anyway always like for ya to hear a new tune .

I came up with this inbetween recording takes of another tune and when I goof up and delete I get mad and go off on a doodling fest to take my mind off the tune , clear me head so to say and sometimes I get a new tune out of it .

Normal mellowness some goofs ,timing and or stiffness in playing , very delicate piece as to the noting for me and it took way more takes then I can count to have gotten a take this good LOL HULK SMASH !

 

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Member Blogs / Re: Full listing of my songs
« on: December 13, 2017, 09:24:46 AM »
As one who is atrocious at housekeeping, I attempted to compile a listing of all the songs ive ever made since Feb 2009 (when I first joined the digital recording age).

So here it is :


 
1. All’s Not Lost **
2. Nightwatch **
3. Gusaki
4. Don’t Go In There **
5. Lets Go
6. Fortune and Fame **
7. Dr Feelgood
8. Starlight
9. Shipwreck
10. Vanished *
11. Hitman *
12. Some Kinda Happiness
13. Hypnotic **
14. Cry for England
15. New Sheriff in Town
16. Comfort in Sound *
17. Shine *
18. Trip of a Lifetime *
19. Superfly *
20. Oh Kristy
21. Sons and Daughters *
22. Reflections in the Rain **
23. Face
24. Comrades **
25. I am on Fire
26. Heart of Gold *
27. Private Eye *
28. Latino
29. Whats the world coming to? *
30. Alive **
31. Jam Wiv Me
32. On The Buses
33. Happy Days
34. Billy
35. Feel The Beat
36. Under Surburban Skies
37. Times no Healer
38. I Wanna go Home
39. Lullaby
40. Time Holds The Key **
41. Rooftops*
42. Run
43. No Shadow of Doubt
44. The False Gift **
45. London 2012
46. Fragile
47. The Parade
48. Shades of Emotion **
49. Discovery
50. Epidemic
51. Mountains *
52. Great Wall of China
53. Fall from Grace
54. Raining in my Heart
55. Empires
56. Curiosity
57. Pyramids of Mars
58. Xmas
59. New Year
60. Funky Song
61. Childhood
62. The Last Punk Girl in Town **
63. Stray
64. Sunshine
65. Breaking bad
66. Cowboys and Indians
67. Substance
68. I'll be Waiting
69. Highrise
70. Messed Up
71. Them
72. Saved in the 70’s
73. Driving Miss Terry
74. Do It Right
75. Every Start Must Have An End
76. Weight of Expectation
77. Kings form Park
78. Moment
79. Chilled out
80. Dirty Forecast
81. Mind your own
82. Strangers Eyes
83. Legend
84. Touched
85. It’s Never Too Late
86. Here and Then
87. The Beat Goes On
88. What’s in a Song?
89. A Part of Me
90. Cloud Nine
91. Cold Heart
92. Find the Strength
93. No Shadow of Doubt
94. Momentum
95. Phase Out and Fade In
96. Meltdown
97. There No Love When There’s Hate
98. One Day
99. Vanished


I’ve probably still missed some off, although some could be duplicates as I often have a working title that bears little resemblance  to the final song title.

It works out at 10 songs a year. In other words an album per year for 9 years. I’m quite happy with that. Obviously threes a fair degree of differing quality to the songs. Some are just half finished instrumentals. Others I’ll never listen ever again. Id say 25 efforts are half decent.

Wow Al ! You can never say again that you have no time to write a new song ! Lol

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I have way more then twenty but they hide it on a back page you still share it it’s just listed in your cover page to the public .

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Challenges / Re: OCD November Result
« on: December 07, 2017, 01:59:01 PM »
Congrats guys ! ;) and Neil 😑 lol

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Challenges / Re: OCD November - Voting Thread
« on: December 04, 2017, 10:53:25 PM »
Voted .

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Challenges / Re: OCD November - Voting Thread
« on: December 04, 2017, 03:30:42 PM »
I’ll get to the voting after work .

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Collaborations / Re: Here ya go :)
« on: November 28, 2017, 10:12:50 PM »
Start a simple new thread mp3 link only .

Put your collab song on your Sc page for Pete’s sake it’s your song or partly .

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! .


My sound cloud page does not delete nor stop uploads it does have a limit of playable songs any new uploads just bump the lowest viewed tunes or is oldest ? Anyway just bumps out of the play list but their still there .

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Collaborations / Re: Here ya go :)
« on: November 27, 2017, 08:04:30 PM »
Anew sound cloud page ? Maybe if this is going to be a routine. Other wise what for ? Lol

Just attach a mp3 and we listen to it or post it your own SC page and link it  .   a quite chant Newbandroombandroombandroombandroombandroom

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