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Little Umi the terrifying baby ape

July 26, 2010


I grew up in the suburbs, a subject which I may yet delve into in greater detail some other time. It suffices to say that the the burbs are everyone’s favourite punching bag, and for good reason, but that there are certain advantages to living there that simply cannot be replicated elsewhere. Notable among these […]

Bowsprit, the video – but not by me!

July 5, 2010

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Friends, I have long been utterly opposed to the ridiculous notion of non-commercial copyright protection.  Granted, I don’t have an empire at stake, nor an empty belly, but nonetheless I have never once wasted even a second fretting over the unauthorized fate of my creative works.  Quite the opposite, I have long hoped that the […]

Stereo techniques in music recording – part II

July 3, 2010

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Last week I gave a fairly detailed explanation of how to go about recording in stereo, with a general recommendation that you do so (or at least experiment with it).  Today I’ll continue in this vein, but from a slightly different perspective – stereo processing, rather than stereo recording.  My previous example assumed that you […]

Canada Day in Ottawa

July 1, 2010

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Today is Canada Day, and there is no finer place to be for Canada Day than our nation’s capital.  Something like 100,000 people get off of their chesterfields and flock from kilometres around to congregate on Rideau and Wellington Streets and other areas, and they get up to good and no good in equal measures. […]