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Thu - Sep 24, 2009 : 01:31 pm
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How Far We've Come
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Okay...  So ABS mixed a song from a band I was in called EnZign a couple of years ago, and the song hasn't been touched since.  Well, I opened it up about a week ago, and found it a bit grating on my ears.  Here, take a listen and tell me what you think of that snare drum.  Talk about piercing. Anyway...  We decided to se...
Mixing / Music
Wed - Sep 23, 2009 : 01:15 pm
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Alma : 40
PoeticIntensity
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I just realized that it's been a month since I last wrote about the Book of Mormon.  Man, if I'm gonna finish this thing, I'm gonna have to pick up the pace! First thing I noticed with this chapter is that when Alma got the revelation concerning the spirit world, it seems that he was just asking a curious question, "What happens to the ...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Tue - Sep 22, 2009 : 06:05 pm
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Mustang GT vs. Camaro vs. GT500
PoeticIntensity
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Last Saturday, I woke up much earlier than I should have in order to go down and help my good friend Scott wash his cars, in preparation for his selling them. After washing his other two cars, we decided to wash my car, and to be honest, I was a bit skeptical as to how this "great new car washing" system would work.  Well...  ...
Cars
Tue - Sep 22, 2009 : 05:34 pm
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Unbelievable... *facepalm*
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I'm not entirely sure how to begin this post, but I'm just sitting here kind of wagging my head back and forth in disbelief.  I hope this is at least exaggerating. With everyone blathering on about how wonderful Windows 7 is, Microsoft hasn't changed a bit. Before I begin, let me just say how wonderfully reassuring it is to be using Linux ...
General Insanity / Linux / Microsoft
Mon - Sep 21, 2009 : 05:03 pm
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New Studio!
PoeticIntensity
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Although I've got quite good at it, I've been in web development for too long.  My passion has always been in music, and it's about time I did something about it. Knowing that I need to keep my family safe, and having been bitten some by risky endeavors, I'm taking baby steps at first, but it's now official. Advanced Budget Studios is offi...
Audio / Personal
Wed - Sep 16, 2009 : 10:36 am
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They're Here!
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Well, yesterday the studio received a new addition.  We're now employing a much more powerful and dynamic 8-channel Octopre preamp!  This will allow us to record much more dynamic sources.  The initial impression I get from this new device is that it, of course, is much, much more powerful.  It also seems to record with a bit mo...
Audio Hardware
Tue - Sep 15, 2009 : 04:10 pm
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Workin' The System
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  Quick story... Last Thursday, I was looking around the Internet for a great deal on a new pre-amp I want for my studio.  Happens that about 2 hours into searching, I found a deal almost too good to be true.  I found my 8-channel Focusrite Platinum Octopre for $300.00 less than anywhere I could find ($400.00 less than retai...
Audio / Life
Sat - Sep 12, 2009 : 11:05 pm
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Getting the Mix Right...
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When I originally mixed a tune from Sugar Stone, I didn't have enough time to really nail it.  I did a good enough job for the time allotted, but when the product was delivered, I thought there could be a lot of improvements made. So, I decided to spend a few hours today seeing what I could do about it.  Before I go any further, here's...
Audio / Mixing / Music
Fri - Sep 11, 2009 : 01:55 pm
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New PreAmps!
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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
Fri - Sep 11, 2009 : 01:53 pm
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Main Site
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Click here to go to Art City Sound...
Audio
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Tue - May 29, 2007 : 11:29 pm
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Nature's Way
PoeticIntensity
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Holy moly. I'm not sure I can type everything I need to, but I'm gonna try. I gave my two-weeks today at Truenorth Academy after talking with two people at Nature's Way to make certain the offer they are making me. I'm not exactly sure where this decision will lead me, but after praying and doing some analysis of our own, Sarah and I believe t...
Thu - May 01, 2008 : 10:17 am
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TO THIS GIRL!
nikki
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hey this is to koyote dreams and i hope i spelled ur name right lol anyway wats up u seem really cool and dat u have a lot going on in ur life and i do 2 so i get wats going on 2 u and i no its hard but u'll get through it believe me on dat one i've already been throught the whole guy thing and mostly everything else so i can relate 2 u so i think ...
Tue - Oct 20, 2009 : 07:37 am
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Alma : 41
PoeticIntensity
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My first question comes from the first verse.  "Why would anyone be 'worried' about the law of restoration?"  Well...  Let's take it from the potential perspective of someone in Corianton's situation.  I guess if I had sinned with a harlot while I was on my mission, I might be a bit worried that the whole "what ye...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Religion / Scriptures / Spiritual
Wed - Mar 04, 2009 : 11:38 pm
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General Spewage
PoeticIntensity
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Well...  I haven't written in awhile, and quite a bit is coming to a head soon, so I thought I'd just site down and write whatever comes out.  It may be a novel, it may end right now. Lately I've been focusing a lot of my time on music.  Our band Mimic, is in the process of getting gigs around Utah, so I've built a website for us,...
General Insanity / Life
Tue - Apr 18, 2006 : 02:07 pm
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Gentoooooooo!
PoeticIntensity
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Man.... I've just gotta say something. I was originally going to IM this to a good friend of mine (Steve), but decided that it was going to my blog. I recently (about 10 minutes ago) got a pop3 server going on my home-server on my gentoo box (heh.. all of my boxen are gentoo.... What...? I'm not a zealot! Serious!) Anyway.. When I finished ...
Sun - Feb 11, 2007 : 10:27 pm
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Holy Salt Flats, Batman!
PoeticIntensity
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Okay... I can't write a lot, but I've *got* to write something. My good friend Steve and I have been wanting to find a good place to race our new cars. He has a 2006 Cobalt SS (sweet ride), and I just got a 2007 Mustang GT (which, unfortunately, I really don't know how to drive well yet). So, today we decided to just head out west and end u...
Cars
Tue - Feb 18, 2014 : 04:23 pm
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Tiny Boats / Bret Slack
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Just in case you haven't heard the latest about Tiny Boats' debut album release, a good friend of the studio, Matt Mylroie, a music producer in Florida, had these good words to say about The Broken Vessels. A portion is quoted below, where the full review can be found here. "This album is hard to describe, but it is a fantastic blend of ...
Music / Studio
Fri - Aug 03, 2007 : 11:56 pm
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Friends and Friendship
PoeticIntensity
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Hmm....  I'm wondering how I can write this entry without offending anyone, so... if you are offended by it, I'm sorry.  What is going to be said has to be said, and it will, hopefully, enlighten at least someone. Due to this wonderful blog, I've been feeling quite pensive lately and liking the change.  Midst this change, I asked on...
Mon - Aug 06, 2007 : 09:40 pm
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LDS Doctrine
PoeticIntensity
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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...
Wed - Sep 05, 2007 : 04:55 pm
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2007 Monterey Trip - Day 6
PoeticIntensity
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Okay...  It had to happen, and it happened today.  Since this is a public entry, and I really don't want to throw a negative light on the situation, I'll do my best to filter out my emotions.  If I have to vomit emotions, I'll do it in private.  Anyway... This morning, I woke up and Kim (my dear mother-in-law) decided to make ...
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Sun - Apr 04, 2010 : 02:09 pm
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Conference Notes 4
PoeticIntensity
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Even before the speakers begin, I've gotta note that the music played and sung during this conference has moved me just as much as the speakers' messages have.  Simply superb.  Maybe this is because music is playing a much bigger role than it ever has in my life now...  The music and spirit it brings with it is simply sublime. &nbs...
General Conference / Lds / Spiritual
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
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
Wed - Sep 19, 2007 : 05:36 pm
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Building a Computer
PoeticIntensity
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I guess I just take for granted all the tips 'n' tricks I've learned over the past 10 years I've been building my own systems (along with most of my family's and friend's computers), so with that thought, let me try to explain how I build computers. First off, this article is intended for those people who are not necessarily tech-wizards, but ar...
Computers
Wed - Nov 19, 2008 : 09:39 pm
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What I Miss Most
PoeticIntensity
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Ya know...  I've told many people this, but I'm not sure I've told you.  If I have, suck it up and listen to it again. When I got married almost 6 years ago, I was preparing for the worst.  People told me that marriage was a jar to the system, the knock-out punch, the "learning" experience, and many other metaphors basica...
Children / Family / Life
Sun - Mar 22, 2009 : 12:02 pm
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This Morning...
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Well.. Yesterday, I was running on what I thought would be a low tank of sleep, but I didn't really ever get tired. I ended up having a fairly full day, spending most of the afternoon with Steve, and then practicing with Plan B from 7:30 until 10pm. Man, what a blast that is. I love playing with them. I love music.  Anyway, I arrived ho...
Life / Personal / Spiritual
Mon - Jan 10, 2011 : 05:10 pm
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Great start to 2011!
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So, Advanced Budget Studios took a bit of a break during the holidays, and with that came the usual curiosity as to how the new year would be. Well, I'd have to say that 2011 is looking great.  We started off the year recording a wonderful new artist named Taylor Miller.  He'll have a website up soon, and his music sounds fabulous! ...
Miscellaneous / Music
Sat - Nov 29, 2008 : 10:55 pm
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Ironman 2008
PoeticIntensity
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Last weekend I went to Arizona to see my brother Greg, my sister Andi, and my friend Natalie compete in the Ironman Event. I put together a video which pretty much sums it all up.  I hope you like it....
Family / Life / Miscellaneous
Tue - Apr 06, 2010 : 11:27 am
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New Line 6 Spider IV 75 Amp!
AudioGuru
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So, we've been considering how to best improve the studio in recent weeks, and have decided that our complete lack of guitar amplification needs to be taken care of.  We looked at all sorts of amps and decided that one which could possibly provide the most diverse sounds would be a wise choice.  We've recorded pretty much everything here ...
Audio / Audio Hardware
Tue - Apr 07, 2009 : 04:09 pm
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Alma : 19
PoeticIntensity
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One thing that comes to mind while reading the first verses of this chapter is, "If I were a queen, and my servants brought me my unconscious husband, I'd immediately want to know who did it." - and Ammon did it.  That doesn't make much sense to me.  Obviously the times of the Book of Mormon were , uh, different, so that could e...
Book Of Mormon / Lds / Personal / Religion / Scriptures