[Herts] Sound talk

David Honour thegoatee at tiscali.co.uk
Mon Jun 25 16:20:57 BST 2007

The way I was thinking it would go was that this one would be very much a sort 
of produce a recording evening, and, afterwards go back into what is involved 
at each step.

BTW my rig can't take normal pc speakers as it has phono jack inputs/outputs 
and the PA is partly to double as a mic input since I have no mic preamp.

On Monday 25 June 2007 08:03:34 Steve Clark wrote:
> spock at canopus22.demon.co.uk wrote:
> > On Thu, May 17, 2007 at 04:08:24PM +0000, David Honour wrote:
> >> As a general invitation bring whatever you want to bring, I can provide
> >> mics etc..
> >>
> >> I was thinking that I would bring:
> >> -An electric guitar (possibly a les paul or a strat)
> >> -A pod (effects pedal)
> >> -An electro-accoustic guitar (steel strings)
> >> -My pc (with midi cables)
> >> -PA (for mixer and amplification)
> >> -Keyboard (Yamha P90)
> >> -Drum machine (some old Boss thing)
> >> -Couple of dynamic mics
> >> -Couple of instrument condenser mics
> >> -Maybe violin/mandolin/ukelele
> >
> > That's a lot to bring! Maybe we can share the load and each bring
> > something. I have mics+stands+cables, etc.
> I would think that to have a realistic chance of getting anything done
> that we should try and keep the instruments to a minimum. Perhaps a
> keyboard, a guitar, some sort of drums and a microphone for vocals.
> I'm not sure the rest of the people using the venue will appreciate us
> being too loud. We're going to have to use headphones for anyone playing
> into a microphone anyway. A reasonable pair of desktop speakers should
> be enough for everyone to hear the results. I can bring my Yamahas
> (2x10W) if required.
> I've been wanting to do something musical with my computer for years,
> but have been putting it off. I think this session should be a general
> introduction to what is involved rather than an effort to produce a
> major musical work. There may even be scope for a LUG musical sub-group
> who can take it further, perhaps by visiting each others 'studios'.
> Anyroads, I can bring along an electric or electro-acoustic guitar and
> my Pandora effects box. How about a meet-up on IRC before the meeting to
> finalise arrangements? I can do most evenings so name a time.
> > Can I play drums? (no sniggering at the back)
> Cue the drummer jokes ;)
> > Can July's meeting be designated as a MUSIC NIGHT, since all this
> > gear will be being setup? It would be ideal to have the whole three
> > hours to focus on David's demo and the ensuing chaos ;-)
> We should at least get all the equipment there from 7:30 so that we can
> get set up and iron out any niggles. We need to make sure we have enough
> sockets!
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