How Can I Set Up a Home Recording Studio on the Cheap? also, keep in mind that not everyone needs an audio interface. if you are only recording one track at a time or are recording more than one track but are fine with mixing it as you record you can use a much cheaper and oodles simpler analog mixing board/mixer. i struggled for over a year with a USB audio interface box i bought for home recording and it was ALWAYS a hassle - either really high latency, dropped sections, or it would take 15-20 minutes of fiddling with system prefs and settings in software to get it to work right. i finally went to my local music store and picked up a behringer analog mixer for $49 which has 8-Inputs (2 mic, 2 stereo, 1 stereo tape/CD), builtin EQ, effects send/receive, and the mic jacks have phantom power and the line inputs work great for electric instruments, a headphone out and I use an RCA-to-mini-1/8th-stereo plug to connect directly into the mic jack on my mac mini. It's simple, always works, and has real knobs and buttons.
Shootout: 96 Portable Headphones Reviewed (V-Moda M-80 added 11/27/11) Tier B ($50-100) (B1) Koss KSC75 (modded): Besides adding some style points to the plasticky KSCs, the common KSC75 mods do improve the already-great clip-ons, but at a price. List of parts used: Mogami-recabled KSC75 ($30 from head-fi FS forums). 68 Ohm impedance adapter ($18, ebay). Build Quality (6.5/10): Naturally, build quality depends largely on how good the recabling job is. Comfort (8/10): Not much difference in comfort between these and the stock KSCs. Isolation (2.5/10): Though the leatherette pads may help sound leakage around the ear these are still open headphones so the difference is minute. Sound (6.75/10): The sound changes quite noticeably with modding. Value (7/10): Even though I prefer the sound of these to my stock KSC75s, I cannot say that for the average listener the price tag and time investment would be worth it. (B2) AKG K81DJ (a.k.a. Comfort (6/10): With a bit of adjustment when donned the K81s can be comfortable for several hours. Value (8.5/10). Value (9/10).
The Best-Kept Secret about Aging Looking for the best advice for living? We asked over 1200 older Americans to give their advice on how to be happier, healthier, and and fulfilled. The goal of this book is to make these lessons for living available to people of any age. The book, 30 Lessons for Living, was featured on the PBS Newshour and in a feature article in the New York Times. 30 Lessons for Living has just made a number of “Best in 2012″ lists, including: Bloomberg News, Best Books of 2012: In the words of the reviewer: “30 Lessons for Living: Tried and True Advice From the Wisest Americans by Karl Pillemer reminds us of what’s important in life. Rhode Island Bookstores, Best Gift Books of 2012. Next Avenue’s best books to boost your career. And you can meet some of the elders on video at our YouTube channel. One secret the Legacy Project elders revealed was this: Being old is much better than we think it will be. Ursula, 94, is surprised when people comment about her longevity. Worry about aging?
Foobar2000 A Guide To Set Up Foobar2000 is a media player very popular in the world of Head-fi for good reason. If you’re reading this it is assumed you know more or less what it is. This is meant as a guide to get a functioning and reasonably good looking foobar up and running with minimal fuss. This guide is far from finished, there are many subjects which still need to be addressed. Contents: The Guide Layout Editing Optional Customisation Install an optional component Output plugins mp3 player management Album Art The Guide Like a lot of freeware and open-source programs, foobar2000 downloads as a .exe file which is an executable program, depending on the firewall/virus software you have on your system, your computer might not like this, it's generally just a pop-up saying "this file could be harmful to your computer" Scan it if you're worried but you needn't be. When you run set-up you'll get two options. Components Included in the Download: When you install you’ll be faced with this screen and window: [back to top]
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How to Record Vocals in your Home or Project Studio by Rich the TweakMeister part 1 part 2 part 3 The Bell rings again. The Tweak briskly enters the classroom armed with coffee and his box of manuals. Some don't wait a second before shouting out newbie questions Tweak sighs, looks around the class and mutters, "Too many new tweaks here". Tweak slams down the coffee cup. Alright, I'll let you dudes stay, but none of those "What's the best compressor for Fruity Loops" OK? Overview: It seems easy; you just get some lines of words into an audio track and tweak it down. Part I: The Recording Process The most common mistake is recording vocals too loud or too soft. The main goal to recording a solid vocal is to get all of the performance. One solution to this madness is to use a compressor in the chain after the preamp. The other solution is to record at such a low level the highest peak will never break through the roof. Tweak smiles. Microphone sensitivity The more dynamic (louder) the vocalist, the less sensitive the mic needs to be. OK, Mr.
The TweakGuides Tweaking Companion The TweakGuides Tweaking Companion (TGTC) is the complete system customization and optimization guide for all Windows users. Designed for novice and advanced users alike, it is written in plain English to help you genuinely understand all key aspects of Windows and your PC. The guide covers every major topic, from the correct installation of critical drivers and software, through to simple explanations and recommendations for every significant Windows setting and feature, all the major performance and convenience tweaks and customizations, as well as detailed troubleshooting advice. Also provided are links and instructions for a large number of reliable free applications that can enhance your system and give you viable alternatives to purchasing commercial software. Clicking the Buy Now button does not commit you to a purchase. Version History Usage Instructions Hosting, Distribution & Translations Problems and Technical Support Version History TGTC for Windows 8 [Version 2.0] [Back to Top]
General Motors: Weight Loss Diet Program I did the following weight loss diet program and it worked wonders. I strongly recommend anyone desirous of loosing weight to start on this program immediately. Best part of the program is that it is doable! General Motors: Weight Loss Diet Program The following diet and health program was developed for employees and dependents of General Motors, Inc. and is intended for their exclusive use. This program is designed for a target weight loss of 10-17 lbs per week. The effectiveness of this seven day plan is that the food eaten burn more calories than they give to the body in caloric value. This plan can be used as often as you like without any fear of complications. During the first seven days you must abstain from all alcohol You must drink 10 glasses of water each day Day One All fruits except bananas. Day Two All vegetables. Day Three A mixture of fruits and vegetables of your choice. Day Four Bananas and milk. Day Five Today is feast day. Day Six Beef and vegetables. G.M.'
Guides: Rock Stable: How to Get Your PC in Tiptop Condition Without even a hint of a doubt, I can say that a reasonable proportion of problems stem from overheating. A lot of this is due to overclocking, but even if you don't overclock, your hardware components can still overheat. They need plenty of cool air to operate within a safe and stable temperature range, and things can get hot in a hurry inside that stuffy PC case, especially during gaming. The first and most important step involves checking to see exactly what temperatures your main components are reaching during your gaming sessions. You'll need to download these handy free tools: The GPU-Z utility is for graphics cards.The Real Temp utility is for Intel CPUs.The Core Temp utility is for Intel and AMD CPUs. Install and launch GPU-Z, and then go to the Sensors tab of the utility. GPU temps are nice and low, but we're only on the Desktop Now run your most strenuous game, or the one which is the least stable, and play for at least 10 minutes; the longer the better.
The Clitoris During Intercourse by catherine yronwode The illustration on this page is of an array of sterling silver vulva amulets from the pages of the Lucky W Amulet Archive. The visible glans of the clitoris is the little "button" peeking out from beneath the clitoral prepuce or foreskin at the top of the opening to the vagina. Back in the mid-1990s, when the net was smaller, there was a funny little newsgroup called alt.sex.wizards. Then spam was invented. I missed alt.sex.wizards. Jazzmine wrote: > I never have an orgasm during intercourse. and katgrrl wrote: > I would like to hear -- especially from women out there -- the easiest way > for couples to achieve a vaginal orgasm. and Stacey wrote: > Assuming the truth, that women get off through stimulation of their > clitori, (not usually achieved during intercourse) a penis going in > and out, whether it has a foreskin or not, isn't gonna do it. First, we all know (well, most of us do) that the clitoris is the analogue organ to the penis in a man.