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Forum: Recording 12-23-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 390
Posted By Sid McCall
You'll want to push closer to $500 minimum for...

You'll want to push closer to $500 minimum for something with a near-flat response. Yamaha makes great bang-for-the-buck speakers. The HS8 would thump for you and be as flat as you can get for the...
Forum: Recording 12-19-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Sid McCall
Are you saying it's more efficient to use amp...

Are you saying it's more efficient to use amp sims? Because that's totally subjective. For me, it's easier to use a mic because in my home studio that mic is on a stand in front of the amp with a...
Forum: Recording 12-18-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Sid McCall
Are you drawing the cone or the visualization of...

Are you drawing the cone or the visualization of sound projection? Because it's fairly well known among anyone who's done this for any length of time that pointing the mic at the cone is not always...
Forum: Recording 11-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Sid McCall
Are you saying that you're going to stop making...

Are you saying that you're going to stop making music now because of what we said here? Because that's definitely the opposite of what you should do.
Forum: Recording 11-23-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By Sid McCall
Not worth re-recording these four songs. If...

Not worth re-recording these four songs. If anything, have someone re-mix these four so that your vocal isn't buried under guitar, and maybe overdub some stuff to make it a little more interesting....
Forum: Recording 11-20-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By Sid McCall
Name, design, components, sound, quality, etc....

Name, design, components, sound, quality, etc.

It's worth that price to many studios, but you'll be hard pressed to find someone on this board who would ever consider buying one.

If I were...
Forum: Recording 11-20-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By Sid McCall
In no particular order: 1. Legacy 2....

In no particular order:

1. Legacy
2. Components
3. Good luck finding an original
4. That sweet sweet C12 tube tone

Also, this is a microphone that will be in a mic locker at a legit professional...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 11-20-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By Sid McCall
I use mine for this exact purpose. It's the...

I use mine for this exact purpose. It's the perfect low-gain OD pedal. Every other OD pedal that bills itself as 'low-gain' goes from clean boost to saturation immediately with nothing in between -...
Forum: Recording 11-16-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Sid McCall
A few hours of practice and punching-in will get...

A few hours of practice and punching-in will get you there. No reason to pay someone to do something you're so close to being able to pull off on your own!
Forum: Recording 11-02-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Sid McCall
Well depending on how much you DO want to pay,...

Well depending on how much you DO want to pay, check out Slate's new subscription model. Could be up your alley!
Forum: Recording 11-02-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Sid McCall
uhhhhhh my J37 was like $85 haha Any...

uhhhhhh my J37 was like $85 haha

Any non-cassette stereo tape deck will be a few hundred bucks minimum
Forum: Recording 10-31-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By Sid McCall
I got Waves J37 on sale and I absolutely love it....

I got Waves J37 on sale and I absolutely love it. Loads of options and it's very easy to use after spending 30 seconds with the pdf manual. If your budget includes a waves plugin, and you're patient...
Forum: Recording 10-24-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Sid McCall
Apple is working on a return/repair solution for...

Apple is working on a return/repair solution for the problem, so just keep your eyes peeled for any damage and check apple news sites like macrumors from time to time to see what they're doing about...
Forum: Recording 10-22-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Sid McCall
Honestly, just for fun? If your amp is decent,...

Honestly, just for fun? If your amp is decent, then any old Blue USB mic will get you just-for-fun consumer quality for pretty cheap.
Forum: Recording 10-04-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 850
Posted By Sid McCall
this is the way to go.

this is the way to go.
Forum: Recording 09-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Sid McCall
Audio interface. The AD/DA is far better.

Audio interface. The AD/DA is far better.
Forum: Recording 09-08-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By Sid McCall
Whether or not you caused this, here's the deal:...

Whether or not you caused this, here's the deal: you don't know how it happened. Tell yourself that. Then tell the store that when you exchange them for a new pair.

Good luck!
Forum: Recording 09-06-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Sid McCall
They just sit on there. Buy whatever is in your...

They just sit on there.

Buy whatever is in your price range, if there are many options feel free to share a few here for comparison. Buy from a local place with a good return policy and see what...
Forum: Recording 09-06-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Sid McCall
Okay cool, go nuts then. Didn't meant to make it...

Okay cool, go nuts then. Didn't meant to make it sounds bad, just saying that if you were looking to invest in a serious rig, then you should skip the USB thing.

Sounds like a USB mic will work for...
Forum: Recording 09-06-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Sid McCall
USB mics are generally nowhere near the quality...

USB mics are generally nowhere near the quality of a regular mic with an interface, so if you have a decent budget you should be investing in a solid rig and not a compromised USB mic (unless you're...
Forum: Recording 09-05-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 463
Posted By Sid McCall
What for? Budget?

What for?

Budget?
Forum: Recording 09-01-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By Sid McCall
I use those with a PA system set up in a studio...

I use those with a PA system set up in a studio at my office that's used for artist showcases - they're a freaking Godsend, especially for $20 versus $100+ for the next best thing. Our main board is...
Forum: Recording 09-01-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By Sid McCall
Amigo, that's all you do every day around here....

Amigo, that's all you do every day around here.

Everybody needs to calm the hell down around here and take a chill pill or three.
Forum: Recording 08-28-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By Sid McCall
Hang with the trials for a bit and you'll see...

Hang with the trials for a bit and you'll see what works best for you. Reaper is a pretty good first choice if only because a LOT of people start with it and therefore there are TONS of tutorials out...
Forum: Recording 08-23-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 739
Posted By Sid McCall
Might want to move this to the bandleading sub,...

Might want to move this to the bandleading sub, you'll get better feedback there.

My two cents, for the record: play music because you enjoy playing it. Find crowd pleasers that are also band...
Forum: Recording 08-21-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 487
Posted By Sid McCall
Yep. Rokits aren't great, but at $300 they are...

Yep. Rokits aren't great, but at $300 they are NOT overpriced. That's just the realistic bare minimum you can expect to spend on new monitors. Start spending $600+ and then you're looking at real...
Forum: Recording 08-21-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Sid McCall
Oh, no, the duet rocks, don't get me wrong. Just...

Oh, no, the duet rocks, don't get me wrong. Just saying that really shows how good a nice outboard DI can be, especially one made for bass.

I'll listen to that video on my monitors tonight and see...
Forum: Recording 08-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Sid McCall
Not all DI units are created equal. They're...

Not all DI units are created equal. They're probably using a REDDI or at the very least an Avalon U5. Those things will blow any consumer interface's DI out of the water - I even noticed a difference...
Forum: Recording 08-20-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 523
Posted By Sid McCall
Puremagnetik has a nice sample set that comes in...

Puremagnetik has a nice sample set that comes in for pretty cheap if you're not happy with any free ones you find.
Forum: Recording 08-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Sid McCall
Well when it comes to music, time is everything....

Well when it comes to music, time is everything. You can't expect to produce good results without putting in time behind the board. In fact, I find that time > gear because time = talent. You can't...
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