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14th-Jul-2010 11:19 pm(no subject)
Oh Nose!!11
(pokes nose in comm...)
Maybe a new coat of paint and a membership-pimping announcement is called for?
(/pokes nose)
3rd-Dec-2008 10:05 pm - A Little Closer
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As I went shopping for B-Day gifts for a couple of near three year old nieces (they're cousins actually,) I made a stop at the Southpark Ray-Dee-Oh Shanty to see if they had some parts to further along the glacier that is the studio build. 
Found: a couple of female RCA -> 1/8" mono adapters, and a right angle 1/8" stereo adapter.

The RCAs are for connecting the SK-1 up to the Core™. All I need is to find a suitable wall-wart P/S for it. While connecting it up, I grabbed some of the split-side conduit and threaded the Cheez-O sampler leads that were just hooked up, as well as the MIDI and audio lines coming from the DS-8. Now it looks really tight down there, but I'll probably replace it sometime later with a longer length of conduit of a different color. Not really critical at this point. Next piece of hardware is the percussion controller that is still closeted at this point. I'll be using a snare stand for it; fits like a dream!

The 1/8" right angle? That is for Portabrayne so I can use external speakers without accidentally moshing the cable or the laptop's audio-out jack.

x-posted between my journal and bassic_fur
11th-Nov-2008 04:49 pm(no subject)
The_Bassist, Jammin'
[sniffs air]

I'm sick as it is, pheeeewwww!

[closes door]
29th-Jul-2008 11:23 pm - Mod Post
GAH!, no-no-NO!, frustration
::Opens door to forgotten comm to sniff the air::
Oh snap, nothing been done to this place in over a year!
28th-Jul-2007 01:25 pm - Pix Upload
The_Bassist, Jammin'
In the quest for content, I submit this:

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No, I don't have this axe anymore. One of my brothers has it now. Too bad it needs a new neck, truss bar won't hold adjustment.

X-posted to my journal
The_Bassist, Jammin'
Sorry about that, this message was originally intended for the Community Pimp LJ comm.
30th-May-2007 08:12 pm - Trip to GC
The_Bassist, Jammin'
Made a trip to Guitar Center to buy a couple of things for the rack and check out a keyboard or three. Low and behold, hanging off the wall in the bass section, a red Jaguar bass (Joy)! I had to resist the urge to try it out, or I'd end up taking it back to Balconyland with me; that's how I ended up with "Bela" (as in Legosi), my Epi EB-3 about three years ago.
30th-May-2007 01:11 am - Rack Update...
The_Bassist, Jammin'
... or: "I Don't Dream of Wires, I Have Plenty, Thank You (I hope)!"
Reader's Digest version LJ-cut.Collapse )
25th-May-2007 01:58 pm - My Current Rack Project
The_Bassist, Jammin'
What I've been doing lately. I'm doing a rack project so I can compose my own noise again, so I'm reposting what I've done so far.
Originally posted on my own journal: May 23, 2007 @ 1:29 pm EDT...
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Instead of posting the picture directly here in my LJ and your F-List, I'll just link over.


And @ 8:04 pm that same day:

I found Velcro and pack of Avery file folder labels to used as cable tags. Anything else that I might need at the last minute (audio or MIDI cables to replace bad ones,) will just have to wait until next week.

Like last post, digipix here.

Here's what will be going into the rack, via direct bolt-in the rails (Unless noted):
Clock-wise top right:
Kustom power conditioner with lights.

Korg DDD-1 drum machine/sound module (will be on bottom of rack for time being)

Slide-out shelf where some stompboxes will reside in place of the current Boss BX-8 stereo mixer, that will be removed to be a tabletop unit again.

Oberheim Matrix-1000 (a.k.a.: Obie Matrix-1k) analog synth.

ProCo PM-148 unbalanced audio patchbay.

(Side by side on one shelf) Korg 05R/W wavetable tone generator, Boss SE-50 multi-fx.

Alesis Data-Disk (oops, upside down!) librarian/sequence recorder-playback. Will be included for now, may be replaced with some other tone mod or fx unit down the line.

Cooper Electronics MSB+ Rev.2 MIDI patchbay.
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What does this have to do with anything?

1. Get some content on this board, which it is in dire need of.
2. Synths does bass easily!
12th-May-2007 01:39 pm - New Link List Entery
D'Jahli: Like a kid
Added a new link to the list:
Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch
Can't go wrong with Jack Casady and Mark Egan giving lessons, can ya?
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