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Forum: Recordings 08-06-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By tim_mop
EDIT ^ actually I think it's a good idea to...

EDIT ^ actually I think it's a good idea to record the important bits first. If the lead guitar is the central bit of the song then everything else should be made to fit around it, same as with...
Forum: Recordings 06-07-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 460
Posted By tim_mop
Are you using an Interface? If not, probably get...

Are you using an Interface?

If not, probably get an interface...

The static may be caused by the line in on your laptop being unbalanced and something (like a nearby mains lead for example)...
Forum: Recordings 05-30-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By tim_mop
You're so close to an RME interface, and their...

You're so close to an RME interface, and their pres are a huge step above the focusrites. If it were me I'd spend a little extra time and get the RME. I used their micstacy pres next to focusrite...
Forum: Recordings 05-27-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 38,446
Posted By tim_mop
Kick is something I struggle with a lot, I rarely...

Kick is something I struggle with a lot, I rarely record it right I think. Just play around with it until you find the clickyness you want. Do it without soloing the kick so you can hear it in the...
Forum: Recordings 05-25-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 38,446
Posted By tim_mop
^ sounds good bro Guitars/bass are just a teeny...

^ sounds good bro

Guitars/bass are just a teeny bit too loud, and more kick/snare would be good.

Vox are cool!
Forum: Recordings 05-24-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By tim_mop
Well we need to know some things: - What MIDI...

Well we need to know some things:
- What MIDI controller have you got? And what are you planning on doing with it?
- What OS are you using?
Forum: Recordings 04-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By tim_mop
The article seems to be referring to oversampling...

The article seems to be referring to oversampling in effects plugins, which is an entirely different matter. The fact is either the article or what you're saying is not quite there. Did YOU read...
Forum: Recordings 04-29-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By tim_mop
This is why anti-aliasing filters exist. an ideal...

This is why anti-aliasing filters exist. an ideal anti-aliasing filter will remove all sideband distortion above the target maximum frequency. Most professional converters have anti-ailiasing filters...
Forum: Recordings 04-29-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 307
Posted By tim_mop
Earlier responses have covered the fact that...

Earlier responses have covered the fact that changing something sampled at 44.1k to a 96k file will make absolutely no difference at all, and that using 96 doesn't play well with 44.1 when...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-29-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By tim_mop
What matters is whether the 1/4" jack is...

What matters is whether the 1/4" jack is balanced or not. An unbalanced (TS) jack might pick up interference, a balanced (TRS - can also be used for stereo unbalanced signals) one will be better. An...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 04-11-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By tim_mop
Hi Luke Short Answer: You're going to need to...

Hi Luke

Short Answer: You're going to need to spend/save some more money

Long Answer: That Samson mic I doubt is going to be great for a cranked amp. It probably doesn't have the SPL handling...
Forum: Recordings 03-28-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 270
Posted By tim_mop
The ISAs are very good pres. The Octopres are...

The ISAs are very good pres. The Octopres are also very good for the money.

What is your maximum for budget? There are probably more options worth looking at!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By tim_mop
It was not, but apparently the fix for this...

It was not, but apparently the fix for this specific problem classes as a service update. Hooray!
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-11-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By tim_mop
UPDATE: The nice people at Blackstar said they'd...

UPDATE:

The nice people at Blackstar said they'd fix my amp for free! Hooray customer service!
Forum: Recordings 03-09-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By tim_mop
Sorry, bad wording. I meant clipping the preamp....

Sorry, bad wording. I meant clipping the preamp. However, if the SPL was loud enough to clip the dynamic it wouldn't necessarily deafen TS, it depends on how far the mic is from the amp and how far...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-09-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By tim_mop
Thanks for the responses guys! That gear FB page...

Thanks for the responses guys! That gear FB page is going to ruin me!

I'm leaning towards the Jet City over the Valveking at the moment. I've played the VK before and been relatively unimpressed....
Forum: Recordings 03-09-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By tim_mop
First, you definitely record digital, there's...

First, you definitely record digital, there's really no other option short of buying a vintage tape machine.

How are you getting your amp into the Scarlett? If you're plugging it in to the speaker...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-07-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By tim_mop
My HT5 died. What new amp?

Hi guys! Sadly my HT5 has passed away, and fixing it is going to be almost as expensive as the amp itself. With that, I'm looking for a new amp so would appreciate some help!

Budget? - up to...
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 89,927
Posted By tim_mop
^ Interesting, I'll strip down to single cable...

^ Interesting, I'll strip down to single cable and check!

EDIT Nope, this didn't help.
Forum: Guitar Gear & Accessories 03-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,538
Views: 89,927
Posted By tim_mop
Hi guys, thought this would be the best place to...

Hi guys, thought this would be the best place to ask:

My HT5-H is currently doing some weird volume stuff. When I play through it it's initially fine, but slowly the volume level starts dropping...
Forum: Recordings 02-20-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By tim_mop
Standard thing to do is get a dynamic and a...

Standard thing to do is get a dynamic and a condenser:

Dynamics: 57, MD421, RE20, SM7
Condensers: C414, U87, SE do a few, there's one by AT that's often raved about here.

There's also ribbon mics,...
Forum: Recordings 02-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By tim_mop
Okay, could you put up a clip so we can...

Okay, could you put up a clip so we can listen?

EDIT Just to clarify, when you plug the mixer out's in are you making sure the inputs are set to line rather than mic?
Forum: Recordings 02-11-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 398
Posted By tim_mop
Could be clipping as you're sending the mixer...

Could be clipping as you're sending the mixer output at line level into the interface mic pres.

Try going into a line input if one exists.
Forum: The Pit 02-06-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,649
Posted By tim_mop
[Sorry, had a crappy evening and have been...

[Sorry, had a crappy evening and have been venting frustration in your thread. Calming down now!]

Given what you just posted it maybe wasn't a wise choice for Susan to bring it up. But I guess if...
Forum: The Pit 02-06-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,649
Posted By tim_mop
Understanding everyones reactions doesn't make...

Understanding everyones reactions doesn't make one not ignorant of her beliefs. I wasn't referring to general ignorance, but ignorance of that particular thing.
Forum: The Pit 02-06-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,649
Posted By tim_mop
You and your family need to stop being ignorant...

You and your family need to stop being ignorant and accept that people have beliefs that differ.

For a Christian, God is the most important thing. That's their fundamental belief. That doesn't take...
Forum: Electric Guitar 02-03-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 566
Posted By tim_mop
Well said! On that note, EVERYONE should have a...

Well said!

On that note, EVERYONE should have a set of these:
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alpine-MusicSafe-Pro-Filter-Plugs/dp/B000VO8PR0

They even come with a handy keychain container so you'll always...
Forum: Recordings 01-23-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By tim_mop
^ah my bad, I've been reading tech specs for a...

^ah my bad, I've been reading tech specs for a number of mics, think 114 was the u87! And I'm fairly sure I have distorted that with a bass amp before!

Given that, it's most likely the amp/speaker...
Forum: Recordings 01-23-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By tim_mop
It didn't sound like digital clipping. The test...

It didn't sound like digital clipping. The test would be to pull the 57 further away. I think the 57 clips at like 114dB so it's possible to clip it. It could also be speaker cone distortion or power...
Forum: Recordings 01-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 222
Posted By tim_mop
Yes, it can. It would need to be very loud...

Yes, it can. It would need to be very loud though. What mic were you using, where was it, and what amp were you using?
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