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Tue - Aug 17, 2010 : 12:13 am
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New Studio Acoustics!
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Okay... So, since I began this journey of becoming a better recording engineer, I knew there was a lot to learn. I have a degree in Digital Media with an emphasis on audio recording, and thanks to a great teacher, Mike Wizland, I quickly began to get a good grasp on the basics. The early success of the studio has enabled me to get a few great m...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Fri - Aug 13, 2010 : 02:46 pm
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3 Nephi : 11
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I've often wondered what the significance is behind them not understanding God's words the first 2 times.  What immediately comes to mind as I ponder this, is the angel Moroni speaking to Joseph Smith 3 times, repeating the exact same message, added upon, each time...  But Joseph understood Moroni's words each time.  I can't think of...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Aug 04, 2010 : 09:43 pm
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PoeticIntensity - Bucket
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Last week, PoeticIntensity decided to join us again, with an interesting concept.  He had spent the previous evening playing some chords, and decided to make a song out of it that evening.  So we spent an hour coming up with the concept, and another 2 hours tracking it.  We then spent a few more minutes mixing it down until it sounde...
Mixing / Music
Fri - Jul 30, 2010 : 01:33 pm
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3 Nephi : 9 & 10
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All I've gotta say is - don't get on the wrong side of God.  The wrath of God shown in chapter 9 really is quite astounding. Then, in chapter 10, it's almost as if God's words were pleading to the people...  Almost as if God were remorseful of the things He had to do...  Claiming, "If ye only had kept my commandments, these th...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures
Thu - Jul 29, 2010 : 08:20 pm
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Good Friends and Nature
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So Jeff Petersen is a guy with whom I've been friends for years.  I hadn't seen him in probably as long.  We went to BYU together, were roommates, and had summer jobs in California together.  We got along very well... But then we each got married, he moved to Missouri, and that was that...    ...until two days ago. ...
Personal
Thu - Jul 29, 2010 : 01:20 pm
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NEW: Golden Age Pre-73!
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We've been contemplating how to best improve the studio with all the business we've been getting lately, and the votes are in! Please welcome our newest addition to the studio, a nice shiny new red GOLDEN AGE PRE 73 PRE-AMP!  We spent a good deal of time looking into the best preamps for the money, and it came down to two main contenders. ...
Audio Hardware
Mon - Jul 26, 2010 : 04:32 pm
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3 Nephi : 8
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The most striking point of this chapter, this time, was the description of the darkness which covered the land after the storm.  I've never thought about the darkness as an analogy of Christ's absence.  The more I think about it, the clearer it becomes. We know death as being a type of prison due to the body and the soul being separated...
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Fri - Jul 23, 2010 : 10:48 pm
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Most Crazy Session Yet
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Ya know, sometimes in this business, you've gotta use ingenuity.  And then there are other times you've just got to call it quits.  I'm really glad we didn't choose that option for last night's session, because it turned out just fine... Well.. That is, after we spent hours trying to figure out how in the world we were going to accompli...
Audio / Babblings / General Insanity / Music
Fri - Jul 23, 2010 : 05:13 pm
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3 Nephi : 7
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It's chapters like these that get me thinking about the 2nd coming of Jesus Christ and the "end of the world".  Reason is, is that this chapter happens just a few years before the 1st coming of Christ.  For some reason I analyze these chapters to death, and each time I do, I find more things that seem to parallel what may (or ma...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Jul 20, 2010 : 01:43 pm
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3 Nephi : 6
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know...  I think this little line from this chapter (verse 5) which, I believe could apply to anyone, anywhere, and would be a great little line to post on your wall, and look at every day. "And now there was nothing in all the land to hinder the people from prospering continually, except they should fall into transgression" ...
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Thu - May 13, 2010 : 02:36 pm
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Helaman : 12 - Happiness
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Anyone who knows what Helaman 12 is all about is probably wondering how in the world I could label this chapter as "Happiness".  hehe... Yesterday, I was having a very interesting conversation about happiness with a dear friend of mine, and oddly enough, today's chapter was Helaman 12, which of course, talks all about the frailties...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Oct 07, 2008 : 02:22 pm
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More Samuel Stuff...
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Wow....  I guess all of our babies couldn't be 100% perfect in the birthing process. I thought I'd have written 2 or more entries by now, but...  Things definitely are dynamic with birth, so ya never know. If you haven't read the pre-post and the first post on Samuel's birth, I'd recommend it, just to catch up... After the birth,...
Children / Family / Life
Sun - Apr 18, 2010 : 10:48 pm
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Happy Birthday, Jason!
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  I know it's a little bit late, but I thought I needed to write about my B-day anyway.  It was the 14th, and evidently, the 16th, too. So, the 14th began with a great time eating lots of great food.  Pancakes for breakfast, my best friend Scott took me to my all-time favorite Thai restaurant and we got some insanely delicio...
Life / Personal
Sat - Apr 19, 2008 : 08:05 pm
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Evansence
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I can't believe this. Evansence my all time favorite band the band I LOVE, I heard someting from them today that I never thought would happen. I got a cd that I've wanted today, got it home and started listing to it. Then I heard Amy Lee say the f word! "That's not right!" I thought to my self 'cuz Evansence don't cus. So I jumped on line...
Mon - Aug 06, 2007 : 09:40 pm
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LDS Doctrine
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As I was sputtering around the net today, I found a pretty cool feature within google, of which I did not know.  Did you know that google can search blogs for stuff you're interested in? Well.. Today I typed in "LDS Doctrine" and I found this site which had all sorts of good stuff in it.   I read one of his posts concernin...
Tue - Feb 15, 2011 : 03:48 pm
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ABS + Mixbus = Good Times!
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 Man...  I've been so busy recording good music lately, I haven't had any time to let you all know what has been going on. It's no secret that the studio uses Ardour as it's main digital audio workstation.  So far, the program has been superb in its stability, scalability, and features to help create great music. Recently, howeve...
Audio / Mixing
Wed - Jan 30, 2008 : 10:03 pm
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1st Nephi : 19
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know, I love verse 6, and verses like it (2nd Nephi 4, for example).  The reason is quite simple. Sometimes it's hard to remember that prophets are people, too.  They're just subject to Satan's temptations and mistakes and errors and such as we are.  Verses like this remind me that they aren't perfect, and it brings them down to...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Fri - Aug 31, 2007 : 05:50 pm
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Survey Says... "The Data is GOOD!"
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Okay, people.... I was hired on here at Nature's Way as the only person in the IT department who knows anything about web development.  Almost all people here are either networking, helpdesk, or SAP gurus.  They desperately needed help in the web development corner of IT.  So... They hired me.  Go figure. Anyway...  I w...
Personal / Programming
Thu - Aug 09, 2007 : 03:11 pm
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Postfix + Postgres + Dovecot
PoeticIntensity
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Well, people....  Most of yesterday (until this morning around 12:30am) I spent trying to figure out what to do about my email situation. Here's my situation:  I get so much friggin' spam, I can't stand it.  This shouldn't be news to anyone.  The person who receives no spam is a person who doesn't have an inbox. So, I decided ...
Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Dec 01, 2009 : 12:15 pm
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Alma : 44 - Rather Die Than Lie
PoeticIntensity
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The thing which resonates so much with me about this chapter, is how true Moroni is to himself and his God.  Truly, the last thing he wanted to do is to kill thousands of his brothers, yet he had to.  He knew his lifestyle, freedom, religion, and family were more important than letting themselves be put into bondage, and the Lamanites wou...
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Thu - Oct 22, 2009 : 01:41 pm
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New Monitors!
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Yesterday, we received a new shipment. Aren't they pretty?  Our new KRK RP-8 G2 Monitors not only look great, but they sound completely awesome. The instant I put the project at hand through them, it was instantly obvious what needed to be done to enhance the sound - and that is what good monitors are supposed to do. Can't wait to use...
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Wed - Mar 26, 2008 : 11:44 pm
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Jacob : 1
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Nothing really jumped out and grabbed me for this chapter. I liked how Nephi was seemingly fiercely loved by his people.  I wish we had a president today like that.  Seems like politics in general now has nothing to do with what is best for the country.  It's all about backstabbing, getting rich, and furthering agendas.  I wo...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Jul 14, 2008 : 02:12 pm
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Gen. Conf. - Ask In Faith - Bednar
PoeticIntensity
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I just got done reading, listening to, and watching the general conference talk "Ask In Faith", by Elder David A. Bednar. I must say, having missed the original broadcasting of this conference, I heard all the hype about this talk in the ensuing weeks and months.  It seemed that this talk was all the rage about learning how to &quo...
General Conference / Lds / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Oct 25, 2007 : 01:40 pm
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Optical Illusion
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Last night before going to bed, I (well my wife) discovered an interesting phenomenon. Some type of optical trick/illusion, I don't know what is actually causing it. I was playing with a laser pointer with the lights out. It was completly dark and my wife asked me if I could see the blue streak seemingly coming out of the red dot. At first I didn...
Sun - Mar 27, 2011 : 11:27 pm
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Updated Audiofire12 + Gentoo
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 So, I wrote a few days ago how I was able to get my new echo audiofire12 working under gentoo Linux with the old firewire stack.  Well, I couldn't leave well-enough alone, so I tried my hand at updating my kernel and using the new stack.  Turned out there were a few caveats that, without some external help from a great person in the...
Audio Hardware / Gentoo / Linux
Tue - Jun 19, 2012 : 06:19 pm
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Lucid 8 - Blind World
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So I've been working on a lot of projects lately, but one I thought to be of particular note was the song "Blind World" by Lucid 8.  The song is well-made on a variety of levels, but one of the coolest aspects of this song is the way they presented it to me. Jonny (drummer for Lucid 8) came to me and asked if could incorporate an ...
Music
Thu - Jun 12, 2008 : 05:09 pm
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My First Python Script
PoeticIntensity
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When I went in to my 6 month review about 4 month ago, I didnt know what I was in for. I assumed things would go well because I had accomplished everything I set out to do and more, so I felt pretty good. The interview went very well.  They complimented me on my work, the sales reports, the new web site, the money I was saving the compan...
Computers / Programming
Tue - Oct 21, 2014 : 10:20 pm
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Seek God Sooner
PoeticIntensity
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 So, I thought I'd write something down that happened today. For those of you who know me, I'm a pretty laid-back, easy-going type of guy. My wife and I went to sleep quite late, mostly because we couldn't stop talking and laughing with one another (not an uncommon occurrence, unfortunately), and also unfortunately, we were woken up early ...
Personal / Spiritual
Sun - Dec 16, 2007 : 05:31 pm
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Gotta Start Another Project....
PoeticIntensity
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I'm going crazy in my life again.  I'm kinda weird that way. Things are going well and then I finish a project, or get sick of it, or something else.  Heck, the whole "project" mentality I have is what started this whole "ilovemyjournal" thing (as well as ldscompanion.org).  I also wrote and produced 17 very ama...
Personal
Sun - Sep 23, 2007 : 03:27 pm
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Texture Extraction
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(how-to)
Using The Gimp to remove low frequency data from an image. When I take a picture of something I would like to use for texture, there is often a slight change in the color across the entire image. I want to keep the detail, but make the overall color even across the image. This is a picture of dusty rain marks on the hood of my car: It is l...