Nice rack

We had a solid studio night last night.  Mike and I convened to do some recording and to install the new Pro Tools 003 rig. Before we did anything hardware-related, we recorded one last track on the old Digi 001: the bass track for “Lose U Baby”.  It’s a fun[…]

The hockey puck worth $120

I’ve had an AKG C-414 microphone for about 10 years.  It’s been a good “workhorse” microphone for everything from drum overhead to acoustic guitar to room mic and beyond.  It seems to work pretty well for my voice, too. The adapter that allows it to be attached to a mic[…]

Not Just For Rocking Anymore

You there!  Yes, you with the guitar amp! Still using that amplifier just to make loud, grating noises with your ee-lec-tric gee-tar? Well let me tell you, you’re missing out on one of the best uses for that wooden box. It makes a great carrying case, too!  Suitable for pedals[…]

All agog, but is it right?

We’ve got some older recordings with drums laid down by an old friend who, sadly, has since passed away. He did a great job on the songs, and we want to keep his performances. Since they were recorded a number of years ago, though, they reflect the equipment and skills[…]

Finally, customer service

As part of resuscitating the ‘dude, we’ve been trying to update our website drunkdude69.com. Unfortunately the hosting company, who shall remain nameless *COUGH* *ipowerweb* *COUGH!* has demonstrated abysmal service, and their products are of tremendously poor quality. I’m not going to get into the specifics right now (that would take[…]