Archive for December, 2013

My Year in Art

Every year, I look back and think, “I didn’t get shit done this year!” Sometimes that’s accurate. Other times, that’s more a result of failure to step out of the day-to-day frustrations and look at the broader picture. And also a result of having unrealistic... read more

Mono Drum Mic Fun and Games

Got my grubby mitts on a handful of very nice microphones for the evening, and I thought I’d do a quick test using each as a single front-of-kit mic to get a feel for them. I placed all four mics in roughly the same spot... read more

Studio Observations of the Day

I started learning drums on a very nice set of Roland V-Drums (a TD-12), often running the midi output through BFD 2 to get better sounds. I thought that was more-or-less fantastic. Then I had a jam session with a real drummer, so I miked... read more