Wed - Oct 16, 2013 : 11:13 pm
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ETQW won't run, image not found
Just thought I'd spread the love...
If you get these errors while trying to load Enemy Territory Quake Wars (ETQW), on a Linux box (most claim to have Intel HD graphics cards)
ERROR: idMegaTextureLevel::EmptyLevelImage : generated image has an incorrect internal format (0x8050 expected 0x83f0)
It also throws a couple of warnin...
Wed - Oct 02, 2013 : 11:45 pm
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So, if you don't know already, I have been one of two people obnoxiously pushing a kickstarter campaign for the last 3 weeks.
The newly formed duo (Me, and Jesse Crowley) called "Tiny Boats" has been working on their debut album since early March of this year.
Tiny Boats' music could be classified as the energetic...
Tue - Sep 17, 2013 : 11:08 pm
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So, about 4 or 5 years ago, I met a guy named Jesse Crowley, and we played music together. At first we played music that other people wrote, but then Jesse got bored with that, and decided to write Christmas music instead. We recorded a few Christmas albums, and I think they turned out pretty good.
So, Jesse decided that wasn't enough...
Wed - Aug 14, 2013 : 04:18 pm
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So lately, I've been experiencing a lot of clients coming in, giving studio time as a gift, and to be honest, I think that is awesome. As always, ya never know what to expect when a new client comes in, but I've gotta say, anyone who gives the gift of music is probably someone I wouldn't mind hanging around in the studio.
As a way of saying...
Sat - Jul 27, 2013 : 02:56 pm
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Music Speaks For Itself
With everything going on that has to do with running Art City Sound, and making sure everything is taken care of, it's easy to forget what is really important. Of course, my family is, and always will be, #1 in my life, but aside from that, the most important thing in this studio is good music. Having a good time is a definite plus, but...
Sun - Jun 23, 2013 : 12:23 am
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G+ Public Hangouts
So, with the new G+ hangout update, all of my Chrome extensions quit working ("My Hangouts", "Hangout Canopy", etc...), and I was wondering how in the heck to find hangouts to meet new people...
Well, it's actually very easy.
Within G+, search for #hangoutpost
Then, in the drop-down right-side of the submenu, click &...
Fri - Jun 14, 2013 : 01:20 pm
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Utah Valley = Talent!
So, I've had the opportunity for the past few months to work full time with clients from all over Utah Valley. From the sweet harmonies of By Request's soft country swing, to the relentless brutal drive of The Suffering's hardcore sound, the longer I'm in company with musicians of this area, the more I'm convinced that Utah Valley seems to be...
Thu - Apr 04, 2013 : 01:00 pm
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First and foremost, I want to thank you all for your support. It really has been an incredible journey, and there are so many people who have showed support for this little dream of mine, straight from the beginning.
That said, the road in front of me is surely going to be one full of suprises, twists, and turns.
For those of you who ar...
Tue - Mar 12, 2013 : 04:05 pm
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So, I've been surfing around the net today, figuring out how I'm going to work in the new website with the old one and what-not, and while doing so, I found out that apparently, Art City Sound is nothing but a big piece of Volvo heavy machinery. Take a look at this link for proof. (link here, too). While you're at it, take a...
Sat - Feb 23, 2013 : 10:03 pm
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Pilot #1 / New Name
So... Yeah... Holy cow. I started writing this as a Facebook update, and quickly realized ther was too much to say, so, into the blog it goes!
The bottom line is - We are back in business, people!
As of right now, the new studio is close to being finished, but the good news is - we can record. I've got 3 channels wired up, a...
Tue - Apr 06, 2010 : 05:15 pm
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New Logo and Design
Life just can't get much better. Well... Let's not speak too soon, but man, life for the studio this past week has just been really, really awesome.
One of our clients recently decided to help us out by designing a logo and refreshing the look and feel of our website. His name is Jesse Crowley, and, well... He's just awes...
Mon - Apr 13, 2009 : 11:22 am
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Alma : 22
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...
Mon - Jan 10, 2011 : 05:10 pm
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Great start to 2011!
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! ...
Fri - Sep 03, 2010 : 03:26 pm
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3 Nephi : 13
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...
Thu - Jul 08, 2010 : 02:42 pm
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Daddy's Little Soldier - Finished
Last night, Christie Berube came over for the finishing session on her new song, Daddy's Little Soldier, and to be honest, it was a complete honor to work with her on such a brilliant piece of musical artwork.
As an afterthought, I usually like to listen to the final master on as many different sound systems as possible, just to learn from what ...
Thu - Mar 11, 2010 : 05:16 pm
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Ibanez SR-300 + Kustom Amp!
Since we've opened for business, and even before, I've started to notice a sad trend in recording audio. This is speaking extremely generally, and there have been a few people who have definitely broken the mold, but in my experience, I've noticed that the musical instrument getting the least amount of love is the bass guitar.
For the most ...
Wed - Jul 07, 2010 : 01:06 am
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Christie Berube Session
When new clients come into the studio, I never quite know what to expect. Tonight, I met a wonderfully talented young lady named Christie Berube, and proceeded to be wowed by a wonderful song she had written, called "Daddy's Little Soldier".
While working through this song, I was almost moved to tears again and again while we fle...
Tue - Aug 26, 2008 : 10:51 am
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Hi there! I'm PoeticIntensity
I guess this is my journal... still.
I started journaling when I was 14, in 1990, as a new years resolution. I had no idea then just how much I would get into journaling.
It took me 12 years, off and on, to transcode all of my 3000+ journal entries, and then put them into a database. I ...
Sat - Apr 17, 2010 : 03:32 pm
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Ingredients of Life
I haven't written in a while- my life is crazy. Balancing all the ingredients of life is no easy task.
Ingredients. Hmmm.That reminds me, I love this recipe I found online that is SO easy. It takes five minutes. Literally. It has simple ingredients that can be found around the house.
Chocolate Mug Cake. Thank you to Group Recipes.com. Enjoy!
Wed - Nov 28, 2007 : 03:33 pm
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The Value of Words
Recently, I have had the opportunity to have my mind opened to various opportunities having to do with mortgages and investment properties, and whatnot, and in the midst of all this, we have had to contact the lending company on our primary mortgage.
Yesterday, I was on hold for 1.5 hours with Citibank's collections department, after being transf...
Mon - Feb 08, 2010 : 05:31 pm
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Audix D6 / AT 4041 Review
So, about a week ago, I recieved shipment of my Audix D6 Microphone, and was pretty anxious to get it working to see if all the hype I had read about was true...
You see, for the past year or so, I had been dead-set on getting a Shure Beta-52A to use on the house kick-drum here, but for the past few months have been getting more and more good fe...
Thu - Mar 27, 2008 : 03:29 pm
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07 Mustang GT Upgrade Round 1
Well... I finally did it. I've been kind of anxious about the whole "modifying my car" because I've never done it before, and my car is still under warranty. I have no idea what this might mean for the warranty, but after hearing / feeling the difference, I don't regret it one bit. I love it!
Just two modifications fo...
Tue - May 20, 2008 : 06:58 pm
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Mohawks 'n' Camaro Cops
I've been needing to write a bit more about what's going on in my life lately, so... I'll give it a try this evening.
First, you'll notice by the video above that yesterday morning a sad event occurred.
No, my cat didn't die.
No, my computer didn't fry.
My mohawk went bye-bye.
Yup. I woke up yesterday morning and just couldn't ...
Sat - Jan 23, 2010 : 03:21 pm
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New Addition - MXL V77!
So, a little over a week ago, I made a phone call on an offer I simply couldn't refuse... A person online was claiming to be selling a MXL V77 tube microphone brand-new in-the-box for incredibly cheap. This microphone didn't mean much to me at the time, but something intrigued me about it. After 20 minutes or so with google, I kne...
Tue - Nov 10, 2009 : 10:55 am
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Project "Herod The Fink"
You know you've got a great project when its name is "Herod Fink", and it's Christmas-themed with an alternative flavor. Yeah... I'm really enjoying life right now.
Anyway, so far, this project has been a whirlwind, but one we definitely cannot get enough of. we couldn't stand it anymore, so we posted a little diddy f...
Mon - Nov 03, 2008 : 10:14 am
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New Song - "Hello"
Okay... So about a month ago, I sat down at my keyboard and plunked out a few notes. About 2 weeks later, I gave a rough copy of a mash of music to my friend, Ryan Phillips, and had plunked out some sweet riffs to it.
Two weeks later, I add some vocals and effects, and this is what you've got.
I hope you like it. (press the ...
Mon - Apr 13, 2009 : 11:39 pm
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Gphoto2 / Gnome Problem
Ya know... Sometimes I hate open source. Most times I love it, but sometimes I hate it.
I recently updated my gentoo gnome installation to 2.24.2, and didn't think much of it. I then tried to connect my Nikon S210 digital camera to my usb port and perform the simple task of importing photos. I have done this probably 100 t...
Mon - Oct 20, 2008 : 03:14 pm
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IE Caching AJAX bug
As programming techniques become more and more complex, and the programmers continue to be just as, or more, diversified, companies who insist on being the industry standard while tossing away organizations such as the W3C, make life as a web developer increasingly difficult.
If that didn't make much sense, let me rephrase: Micro...
Thu - Jul 31, 2008 : 11:52 am
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From Nvidia to ATI
Well... I just spent about 2 hours writing a how-to on going from an Nvidia-based graphics system in gentoo Linux to an ATI one, but I accidentally erased the whole thing, so I'm going to try my best to be patient and do it again.
When I originally got the box for my new ATI Radeon HD4850 video card this morning, I was impressed even in the ...
Thu - Feb 05, 2009 : 09:54 am
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New Song - "No Way Out"
At the beginning of this year, one of the things I wanted to accomplish by next year was to write enough songs to create an album. So far I have 3 songs I reallly like, and one which I think should be destroyed by fire. Not too shabby, considering it's only the beginning of February.
When I was 26, 1 day after I had broken up with my...