Fun (stylized as fun. ) is an American indie pop band based in New York City that was formed by Nate Ruess , formerly of The Format . After the breakup of The Format, Ruess formed Fun with Andrew Dost and Jack Antonoff , of Anathallo and Steel Train , respectively. [ 2 ] Fun has released two albums: Aim and Ignite in 2009 and Some Nights in February 2012. The band is best known for its three hit singles: Grammy Award-winning " We Are Young " (featuring Janelle Monáe ), " Some Nights ", and " Carry On ". "We Are Young" reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and Digital Songs charts. It also peaked at number one in the United Kingdom.
Given that Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest is currently America's #1 favorite cinematic experience, we thought we'd take the time to compile a list of the 10 Best Pirate Songs we could come up with. Think of it as the perfect iPod shuffle or Mix Tape/CD to listen to while waiting to see the flick for the second, third, or umpteenth time. If you have yet to see the film, then think of this list as a sonic primer for all things piratical. So, shiver your timbers and throw back another gulp of grog and enjoy our list of great Pirate songs .
Gotye talks us through some of the equipment and instruments he used to record the album Making Mirrors .... "I used to love the exhaustive gear lists that artists like Tomita and Vangelis would put on the inside sleeves of their records. It may have diminished the mystery of where these amazing sounds were coming from, but it added to the mystique of the instruments themselves- these unobtainable pieces of hi-tech with such complex, preposterously futuristic names.
Good audio is critical to your elearning success. You might be a great instructional designer and create the most engaging courses possible. But it all falls apart if the audio quality in your course is not very good. In an earlier post we looked at when it makes sense to consider paying for professional narration . If you have the money, this is a viable option. However, many of you are like Old Mother Hubbard and your cupboard is bare.
Get a good quality omni-directional mic, and record everyone all at once. Great advice. I'd spend $200 bones and get something like (you'll need someones computer/doesn't have to be a fast/new one but it helps with mixing): PreSonus Inspire 1394 (fireWire) 24/96 bit rates Edirol UA25 USB interface Line6 (the 2 mic interface) 24/44 bit rate