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This one has proved to be the most popular shirt this month. Is that because 2012 has seen an increase in chest size or have women finally started to love their curves?
Mariah Carey and Beyoncé are both examples on how music can flow just like the body.
As with any sound you can’t see it, so you have to imagine the waves of sound like Disney and Fantasia did all those years ago.
We really are spoiled for choice today as we can record some excellent music using a computer and a simple set up with a USB microphone plugging straight into the computer. Amazing stuff.
I’m not going to go all geeky on you, but the choice is pretty overwhelming. When you speak with the kind people that are sound / studio engineers you realize that many of them take professional courses lasting years to pick the best mic for the job.
As that idea doesn’t suit most people, I looked for a kit that would also hide the sound of that annoying computer fan – which makes you sound like you’re talking underwater!
With users such as the BBC, MTV and Universal studios this basic set up must be doing something right.
The ‘trick’ is to have a vocal booth which screens out the background noise and concentrates the sound into the microphone. Sounds simple, but can be very, very expensive. Luckily the kit I found was only a few hundred to do what I needed and is significantly cheaper than hiring a recording studio every day
Makes your YouTube videos sound superb too.
So the microphone choice boils down to the SL150, SL 300 or SL600 with the Vocal Booth sound screen. That makes it a personal preference with whatever budget you’re working with.
Click that image above to see where to get my recomendation and see for yourself.
*yes I might get pennies from that but you can always search for things yourself
- Yeti Pro USB condenser microphone touts 24-bit / 192 kHz digital recording, XLR output, we go hands-on (engadget.com)
Travis Wong featured as part of Jon Chu’s LXD: Legion of Extraordinary Dancers. A trailer for the official project which will be released in the summer of 2009, Travis is featured as a character in the LXD series where he will perform martial arts, tricking, and freerunning. Read the rest of this entry »
There are several programs, Sibelius Student Edition, called cake walk and you have to buy a keyboard, hook it up to your laptop, and when u play, the notes appear on the screen. Also i could reccomend Finale. the downside is that calk walk is about $400.
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Music video for Africa by Toto. From the album TOTO IV. This song reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 1983. ©Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Inc Official Toto Website — www.toto99.com Director: Steve Barron
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This one of those slow burning songs that always seem to crop up, especially around the festive season. It is hard to listen to hear to a song that is over 25 years old without realising how many different memories it hold for all the people who have listened to this great music.
Boy is Daniel Craig giving Sean Connery’s 007 a run for his money. I said I was impressed with the Parkour sequence at the beginning of Casino Royale, and wasn’t dissappointed with the opening car chase and the unexpected twists (no spoilers here!).
I had a lot of hope for the theme song as the reputation of the singers has to be world class. I was delighted that Alicia Keys with her soulfully dynamic vocal power from such songs as No One and the more recent Superwoman, was going to be Read the rest of this entry »
The next time I visit Downtown Detroit, I would like to check out the music scene. What kind of a music scene does Downtown Detroit have and where are the best places to see good music. I am interested in seeing contemporary new age music, classical music, and jazz music. Also, are the places to see good music safe to travel to at nighttime?
There are good hip-hop shows & I’ve been to a rave or 2. I wouldn’t say it’s necessarilly super safe but I do fine there everytime I go. There is a huge free event that lasts for an entire weekend. It’s called D.E.M.F. (Detroit Electronic Music Festival). It’s has a variety of artists (not only electronica) & is fun & safe. You should Google it. It has to be coming up soon.