Archive for the 'Gear' Category

TR-808 Snare Samples

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

I previously had this posted through the soundcloud player, but I started to get a few too many hits for a sample set which seemed to interfere with musical pieces ranked on the system. I’ll leave the file posted on my server for people to grab and tweak.
Download the 808 Snare Samples AIFF […]

iPhone

Saturday, July 7th, 2007

Ok, before you get all crazy about Reason 4.0 being on the iPhone, this is just just the screenshot from the props website set as my wallpaper background…
After having an iPhone for a week, I have to say that i’m pretty happy with this piece of technology, worthy of the hype. For me, […]

Metasonix TM7 Robotspeak Limited Edition

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

I was tempted to post this on April 1, because it sounds pretty ridiculous. The following post is real - No foolin’, suckah! However, If you’re easily offended by graphic language, please don’t read this entry or follow the links.
seriously….
ok, you’ve been warned.
Eric Barbour is known for some pretty wild music […]

121st AES Convention SF

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006

The 121st Convention of the Audio Engineering Society met at the Moscone Center in San Francisco last week, and I managed to make it in to check out a few of the lectures and see all of the goodies. I love gear, and have way more than i need, so normally, i’m not overwhelmed […]

Recording The Beatles

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

I finally seen Bryan Kehew and Kevin Ryan’s much anticipated book, Recording The Beatles. It’s the ultimate guide for gear freaks about the legendary recordings at Abbey Road, and goes into great detail about the equipment and engineers and rooms. It’s an amazing wealth of information and dispels many of the prevailing myths […]

Peff isn’t my Middle Name…

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

My friend, John Hinson, has developed a new solid state amplification circuit that he has dubbed the “Shoichi” – my Japanese Middle Name. I haven’t heard it yet, but he says that it sound remarkably like tubes. This is a unique honor, and who knows…someday there will be Shoichi Amps driving world class […]

Accumulating more iStuff

Sunday, October 30th, 2005

I picked up a new power supply for my powerbook last week, since my older one seemed to be malfunctioning. My first thought was that the outlet was bad, but after testing it on two different outlets, I assumed it had died. So I purchased a replacement, and plugged it in (to the […]