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  Topic: Studio Monitors
johnniespring

Replies: 38
Views: 20901

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:54 pm   Subject: Studio Monitors
This is a question based more on nosiness than any intention of buying anytime soon, but I've always wondered how studio monitors would do as hifi speakers? Currently, I have my PC, PS3 and TV all goi ...
  Topic: Studio Monitors
johnniespring

Replies: 38
Views: 20901

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:49 pm   Subject: Studio Monitors
I don't know that there's a whole lot of difference between models at that price point. If you can go someplace like GC and listen to a bunch of different ones side by side that can help narrow the f ...
  Topic: I hate guitar amps..... sorta
johnniespring

Replies: 25
Views: 7146

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Tue May 10, 2011 10:59 pm   Subject: Re: I hate guitar amps..... sorta
I have tried a thousand guitar amps
no you haven't.
  Topic: Yay!
johnniespring

Replies: 4
Views: 2283

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Tue May 10, 2011 10:56 pm   Subject: Yay!
what isthe 1-in 8-track machine?
  Topic: Summer Recording
johnniespring

Replies: 3
Views: 2375

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2011 10:26 pm   Subject: Summer Recording
i'd say go for it yourself, but don't expect to get studio results just by having separate inputs and eqs. you'll need to make sure the sound is right in the room first then mess around with mic choic ...
  Topic: don't work near a guitar shop
johnniespring

Replies: 32
Views: 37762

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 11:41 pm   Subject: don't work near a guitar shop
went to hot rox last week to buy new valves. they were helpful. i was surprised by the number of pedals they had in, but had to avoid them.
  Topic: Might buy a Jag-stang
johnniespring

Replies: 3
Views: 1867

PostForum: Short Scales   Posted: Mon Dec 06, 2010 10:57 pm   Subject: Might buy a Jag-stang
prices are variable. there is no fair or reasonable price to offer. he's your friend. ask him what he wants for it. if it seems a good price to you then buy it.
  Topic: behind the bridge pickup mounting and placement
johnniespring

Replies: 15
Views: 10903

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:57 pm   Subject: behind the bridge pickup mounting and placement
picking behind the bridge can be used to create tunes rather than just noise and i can make much more noise in front of the bridge than behind it. i reckon sonic youth can also make more noise in fro ...
  Topic: I got myself mah first project!
johnniespring

Replies: 19
Views: 7122

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:49 pm   Subject: I got myself mah first project!
i bet it's got a ply body. not that that actually matters.
  Topic: recording piano
johnniespring

Replies: 6
Views: 3770

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:41 pm   Subject: recording piano
you'll want two mics in order to pick up all the strings, and put them round the back.

like so:

http://www.audio-technica.com/cms/resource_library/images/9cf551884e0968ee/med/church_guide_fig_ep ...
  Topic: article on Soundproofing a Room from Wired.com
johnniespring

Replies: 2
Views: 2453

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Mon Sep 27, 2010 10:38 pm   Subject: article on Soundproofing a Room from Wired.com
soundproofing a room that was not designed to be soundproofed will be very expensive. the simplest option is to jam when she is out or get her to listen to some music with headphones as far away as p ...
  Topic: Tracking Headphones
johnniespring

Replies: 11
Views: 4785

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 10:58 pm   Subject: Tracking Headphones
what are you recording? and how loud? pretty much any closed headphones will work if you are recording low volume instruments and have the headphones at a sensible level. if you are recording loud i ...
  Topic: does anyone here prefer coily cords?
johnniespring

Replies: 22
Views: 5731

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:29 pm   Subject: does anyone here prefer coily cords?
i've never tried them for a guitar, but i have some headphones with a coily cable and i like them.
  Topic: Stripping a Poly-finish, whats your preference?
johnniespring

Replies: 20
Views: 6711

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:18 am   Subject: Stripping a Poly-finish, whats your preference?
sand and spray over will do fine. getting a decent finish is not easy though.
  Topic: Mustang bass
johnniespring

Replies: 5
Views: 2118

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:51 pm   Subject: Mustang bass
yeah it's a carpet guitar.
  Topic: Stripping a Poly-finish, whats your preference?
johnniespring

Replies: 20
Views: 6711

PostForum: Guitar Projects and Tech/Set-up   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:50 pm   Subject: Stripping a Poly-finish, whats your preference?
Has anyone noticed too much of a difference in tone by painting over an existing poly finish vs. stripping it?

This is what I wondered. Purist will tell you that it won't allow for the guitar to re ...
  Topic: my new studio
johnniespring

Replies: 4
Views: 2911

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:47 pm   Subject: my new studio
Mainly used it for practices so far. It sounded very very bright. I moved the furniture rounnd and put the carpet behind the kit/shelves a few weeks ago. first practice since then was last night. ...
  Topic: my new studio
johnniespring

Replies: 4
Views: 2911

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:15 pm   Subject: my new studio
believ it or not it was all in my house up until recently (we didn't practice in that room though - it was used as a recording studio control room, gear storage room and a room in which i played drums ...
  Topic: my new studio
johnniespring

Replies: 4
Views: 2911

PostForum: Playing Technique, Theory, Recording Tips, and Talk   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2010 9:19 pm   Subject: my new studio
i decided i wasn't gonna be able to damp my studio properly quickly and cheaply so i just put a load of carpet behind some shelves behind the kit and live area. it's done the job - our ears don't hur ...
  Topic: this looks totally stupid
johnniespring

Replies: 15
Views: 3987

PostForum: Effects, Amps & Gear, Pedal Building   Posted: Fri May 28, 2010 10:58 pm   Subject: this looks totally stupid
this guys stuff looks/sounds cool.
 
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