Show 248 – Hammond organ modification and our most valuable gear

In this episode we have a segment by Peter Corbett on modifying his Hammond L102 Spinet organ with comparison to various virtual Hammonds.
We also discuss our most valuable studio gear.

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The day after we recorded this episode Jon and Ryan got together for a REAPER tutorial. You can watch this on the REAPER Blog.

Equipment and software mentioned in Peter’s segment:
Hammond L102 Spinet organ
Leslie 760
Logic X Vintage Organs plugin
NI Vintage Organs for KONTAKT
GSI VB3
Sound Dust Hammer Plus for KONTAKT
Melda Productions M-Rotary

Equipment mentioned in the Most Valuable Gear segment
GAP Pre-73 microphone Preamp
Shure SM-7b dynamic microphone
Shure SM-57 dynamic microphone
CAD M 179 multipatern condenser microphone
AKG K240 mkii Headphones
Sony MDR-7506 Headphones
iZotope RX4
Cockos REAPER

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Show 210 – Killing the guitar chain noise and more!

This week we chat with listener Mike Falcone about the improvements he’s made to his guitars, pedalboard and amp to eliminate noise. Lots of info about tubes, caps, pickups, pots, cabling, transformers and more in this segment.

In the comments section we talk about vintage synth repair; Pro Tools 11; BYOC pedals; AVID Artist Series controllers in REAPER; Behringer ADA8000; used UA LA610 or alternatives; drum kit miked with all sm57s; are monitors and acoustic treatment necessary if you’re just tracking?; OMG TEH tubescreamers and other overdrives; connecting preamps to AVID MBOX Mini; reverb for tracking singers; Klanghelm VUMT; and more

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Switchcraft #228 Right-Angle flat Plugs Buy at Amazon
Bradshaw pedalboard layout tips http://www.customaudioelectronics.com/custom_shop?view=article&id=4
and some more http://www.customaudioelectronics.com/custom_shop?view=article&id=3

Show 157 – Amplifier Transformer Upgrade and more

More electric guitar geekery. This week we hear what happens when you upgrade the 4 transformers in an Orange Rockerverb 50 with quality transformers from Mercury Magnetics.
In rapid fire we cover: Favorite guitar strings; Money no object – dream guitar amp; Favorite little guitar amp;

Our guest this week is Jeff Brooks. Jeff’s guitar workshop is called Dark Art Foundry, he also plays guitar in Sisaret and for Dr. Folkman.

This episode is sponsored by TC Helicon.

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