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Sat - Sep 18, 2010 : 11:47 pm
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Musical Marathon Madness
AudioGuru
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"Is this week already over??"  Wow...  I guess it's Saturday night.  Yup. This week, the studio has been packed.  Full house.  Monday was the only day without sessions, and that was on purpose.  Tuesday through Saturday was full, and that's the way we like it here at Advanced Budget Studios. Yesterday and...
Audio / Babblings / Music
Mon - Sep 13, 2010 : 09:08 am
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3 Nephi : 14
PoeticIntensity
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The golden rule seems to have come out of this chapter. The first thing that caught my attention in this chapter is the possible meaning of verses 4 and 5.  the "mote in thy brother's eye" verses.  Some people would interpret this as "live and let live", or "worry about yourself, not others".   To...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Thu - Sep 09, 2010 : 11:59 pm
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Music till Dawn
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So, I haven't written for awhile - mostly because I enjoy writing after a project has been completed.  Well - right now Advanced Budget Studios has quite a few bands in the works, who are going after multi-track demos.  My guess is - we'll be fishing them up around the same time, and let me tell you now - all of em' are going to be awesom...
Audio / Babblings
Mon - Sep 06, 2010 : 12:00 am
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2 monitor radeon xorg.conf
PoeticIntensity
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So, I spent a few minutes today seeing how bare-bones I could get my xorg.conf.  My configuration is 2 23-inch Acer monitors, which are side-by-side using a Radeon HD4850 video card.  I'm using gentoo.  make.conf : VIDEO_CARDS="radeon". Also, I've got one big desktop from the 2 monitors.  Here's the config. ...
Gentoo / Linux
Fri - Sep 03, 2010 : 03:26 pm
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3 Nephi : 13
PoeticIntensity
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The first six verses of this chapter talk about performing your "alms" without fanfare.  I'm caught wondering why this is important.  What's the concept behind the action? Well, I think that's the very essense of it. - "Why are you giving?"  "Why are you charitable?"  Is it so you can appear to be...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Aug 31, 2010 : 02:43 pm
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Being the mature one
cookymonster
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 Being the mature one Being the mature one                  I am more mature than my brother and my older sister. I care about my parents. My brother he doesn't seem like he does sometimes because he is always yelling at them or something like that. My sister she is 20 years old and she doesn't g...
Mon - Aug 30, 2010 : 01:43 am
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New Song - My Wonder Woman
PoeticIntensity
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So lately, I've been posting little snippets on social networking sites about how awesome I think my wife is.  I really don't know exactly what has been throwing me into this state of absolute gratefulness for her, but it doesn't seem to be slowing down. I guess I'm just having a good hard realization that (only 2nd to God himself) she is th...
Music / Personal
Sat - Aug 28, 2010 : 11:27 pm
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Alex Bateman
AudioGuru
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You know those types of musicians...  The ones that just "get it".  They don't worry much about writing the music, but rather, it seems to write itself.  Now, I'm not going to put words in his mouth, but it sure seems like this is the case with Alex Bateman. He came in, knew what he wanted, and the way he wanted his reco...
Audio / Music
Wed - Aug 25, 2010 : 12:31 pm
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3 Nephi : 12
PoeticIntensity
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Lately, I've been struggling with readaing my scriptures.  I'm not entirely sure why, but lately, instead of just hunkering down and doing it because I know it needs to be done (and then reaping the Spirit due to my obedience), I've just had the hardest time sitting down and actually doing it. Well.. Today I did.  I opened to 3rd Nephi ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Mon - Aug 23, 2010 : 07:30 pm
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Worlds of the Crystal Moon
AudioGuru
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A while ago, Advanced Budget Studios had the privilege of working with the author of a great book in a voice-over.  The author's name is Phillip Jones, and his book is called Worlds of the Crystal Moon. When I was contacted to help out with the voice-over, I had no idea what to expect, and I wasn't sure what Phillip was expecting, either.&n...
Audio / Mixing / Voice-overs
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Wed - Aug 22, 2007 : 11:28 pm
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Viruses, Parasites, Yuck.
PoeticIntensity
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Wow....  Ya know those news stories about that sickness being spread by people in swimming pools this summer?  Well... I've got one thing to say about em': BELIEVE THEM.  THEY'RE TRUE. I'm just getting over a sickness that pretty much was a worst case scenario of what they explain as a parasite called "cryptosporidium", w...
Personal
Sun - Apr 15, 2007 : 12:06 pm
no mood
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Necessity of Church Membership
PoeticIntensity
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An interesting question came to me today, while talking to a good friend at work. The question is simple. It’s based on the premise of two distinct beliefs. 1. LDS faith teaches us that unless the proper ordinances have been performed by those who are in authority to perform such ordinances, one cannot enter into the kingdom of heav...
Lds
Tue - Feb 01, 2011 : 10:40 am
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3 Nephi : 22 - 23
PoeticIntensity
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Chapter 22 was another toughy, but I figure I'm gonna better my life if I read and am only able to type a tiny bit, rather than not read at all. I guess my brain is still getting over this sickness, because I find it difficult to do any critical thinking.  Anyway... I found it interesting the bit about "more are the children of the de...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Scriptures / Spiritual
Fri - Sep 11, 2009 : 01:55 pm
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New PreAmps!
AudioGuru
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One sore spot of AdvancedBudgetStudios was the very, very cheap preamps we've been using.   Well, after much searching, digging, late nights, and crawling through the Internet on my hands and knees, I came upon the deal of a lifetime.  Yup..  I found a brand-spankin' new "Focusrite Octopre Platinum" which we will be ad...
Audio Hardware
Thu - Mar 20, 2008 : 12:17 pm
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Talk For This Sunday
PoeticIntensity
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Imagine for a moment you had no idea about the atonement of Christ. Now imagine you sitting there and listening to what I have to say. And the first thing you hear are the words, "God demands perfection for salvation." Not sure about you, but for me, that creates a sort of sinking feeling inside...  I put "perfection an...
Lds / Spiritual
Mon - Sep 24, 2007 : 10:44 am
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Hail OpenOffice.org!
PoeticIntensity
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To begin, quite honestly, let me say this: Without OpenOffice.org, using Linux in a professional environment (which I have been doing now for 4 straight years across 4 different companies) would have been, and would currently be, much more difficult at the very least. Those who have desk jobs, and more specifically programming jobs, know how...
Computers / Linux
Tue - Oct 16, 2007 : 09:53 pm
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Literal Scriptures?
PoeticIntensity
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My wife and I got into a discussion a couple of nights ago which has stayed with me enough for me to mull over the questions at least a couple of times.  I'm not 100% sure of the correct answer yet, so I thought I'd blog about it. The topic at hand is a quite sacred one, so I'll treat it with as much respect as is possible. The discussio...
Lds / Spiritual
Wed - Jan 21, 2009 : 10:35 pm
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First entry
denverbroncos#1
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Well i just barely made my very first blog, and this is my very first entry.  So my day was school pretty much (sigh). And then i went onto my facebook account and invited myself over to my friend Jakes house. And what we did there was play a wicked game of Star Wars Battlefront Greatest Hits. I didnt do so well because i had a lot of stuff on...
Sun - Nov 11, 2007 : 11:03 pm
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Incredible Speech on Creativity
PoeticIntensity
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A couple of days ago, I wrote a post about failure and innovation.  I had just seen the movie "Meet The Robinson's" which is a movie all about creativity, failures, leaving the past behind you, and always looking forward. Well...  Orson Jones gave a pretty incredible link in the 1 comment in that post. The comment containe...
Miscellaneous
Thu - Apr 17, 2008 : 03:11 pm
bored
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inuries
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(short story)
I hate life sometimes i swear.Yesterday i was riding my stupid  bike......which i shouldnt have been doing cause it has 2 flat wheels and when i went to turn around my house i hit a rock or something and the handle bar slipped out of my hand and i lost balence and fell when i fell i landed on the handle bar and i have a hard time walking cause...
Most Viewed
Thu - May 24, 2007 : 05:00 am
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Audio file for Nature's Way
PoeticIntensity
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Journal entry is contained within the attached audio file....
Personal
Wed - Aug 05, 2009 : 12:53 pm
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Ballmer at it again...
PoeticIntensity
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I just got done reading about and listening to a wonderful audio-bite from good ol' Steve Ballmer.  Honestly, I don't understand why Microsoft keeps him employed. Anyway...  According to Mr. Ballmer, Linux is no longer free.  So, with that in mind, please do not try to download Linux from here, or here, or here, or here, or here, o...
Computers / Linux / Microsoft / Programming
Tue - Sep 06, 2011 : 12:11 am
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Good times with Shallow Sky
AudioGuru
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So, this weekend I had the pleasure of meeting yet another one of Utah's finest bands.  The band's name is "Shallow Sky", and if their music is any indicator, these guys are gonna stick around. To be honest, I expected the 3 sessions (totalling 26-hours) with these guys to be a bit rough, due to only my incredible lack of sleep las...
Music
Mon - Apr 13, 2009 : 11:22 am
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Alma : 22
PoeticIntensity
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Well.. I got to verse 3, when a concept which, for some reason, has been pounded into my spirit throughout pretty much my whole life, came ringing true and clear.  What is that concept, you ask? Don't assume to know anything about the effect you may have on others.  Sometimes you can tell, but sometimes you can't. Because of the honesty...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Spiritual
Tue - Nov 06, 2012 : 10:32 am
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I Got a Phone Call Today...
AudioGuru
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So, I was on my way to work today, when my phone rang - displaying an unfamiliar number.  With everything going on in my life, I decided it would be a good idea to answer it anyway. Turned out to be a really good idea. Last week, I decided to take the time to draw out plans for the studio and turn them in to the city for approval.  I ...
Studio
Fri - Feb 13, 2009 : 03:36 pm
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Green Bay - Summed Up
PoeticIntensity
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In chatting with my friend Steve, I realized I haven't yet given any details as to my trip to Green Bay this week, so, before this weekend comes, I figured I had better write something. Day 3 (Wednesday) went pretty smooth.  I woke up with a high level of sleep deficiency (surprise, surprise), and went out to the office for the last time.&n...
Life / Nature's Way / Personal / Spiritual
Thu - Nov 08, 2007 : 09:30 am
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Steve Ballmer At His Best
PoeticIntensity
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About a month ago, I came upon this video, which you simply must watch.  It's basically a re-make of videos previously posted about a pretty animated Steve Ballmer (Microsoft's CEO) put to music, and hacked up beautifully. At the time I watched it, I didn't think much of it.  It was funny, and it was Steve Ballmer.  Hooray. But...
Microsoft
Wed - Apr 02, 2008 : 05:31 pm
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Firefox Foils Phishing
PoeticIntensity
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If you have had an email account for more than a month, chances are you get more spam than you get legitimate email. Well, I have an email account which averages about 500 spams per day.  I don't really care about this account, but that's beside the point. Even though I usually never give spam mails a second thought, today I decided to c...
Computers / Current Events
Fri - May 13, 2016 : 01:30 am
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13-hour Studio Session
PoeticIntensity
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 Yup..  Today was awesome.  I had a 13.5 hour session, and it was just amazing.  The song creation process was a bit difficult at times, but little-by-little the song formed, and both me and my client (Jed Lefevre) were kind of dumbfounded at the end result.  In the first hour, we had a piano track, and that was it. At th...
Personal / Studio-journey
Sun - Sep 16, 2007 : 10:38 pm
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Charity, Works, and Motive
PoeticIntensity
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Growing up, I'd have to say that I was a bit of a pious punk religiously, but I was so due, in large amount, to my being incredibly naive. To demonstrate my naive-ness, I really thought that being emotional was pretty much the same as being spiritual.  Yes...  Believe it.  I was naive. One other bit of heretical doctrine I beli...
Lds / Spiritual