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  • #1092736
    BioTech
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    elretardo87 wrote:
    Aye thats the point instead of them sounding shit and destroying the rig they just sound gash.

    Oh I agree, good idea but realisticly I wouldn’t expect someone to hire the soundsystem again if I made their dj’s use a mixer with no eq.

    #1092763
    Raj
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    I dont hire my rig anymore Bio
    I got fed up of trying to get more than ยฃ5 an hour for it :you_crazy:you_crazy:you_crazy – i wont even pack it for that kind of money [esp as it usually comes with live band work which is a total pain in the nuts WRT sound checks and getting the musicians to do one]

    Down here they all think they can do the sound engineers job better themselves and dont see why they should pay to hire a half decent rig when they can link up their guitar amps and that does the same job dunnit? :you_crazy:you_crazy:you_crazy

    #1092764
    Raj
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    the bandridge is kept for when my rig is out and playing dance music and the dj cant be trusted to not fiddle excessively with the eqs – if they were paying to hire my rig it might be a little different ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #1092737
    BioTech
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    Raj wrote:
    I dont hire my rig anymore Bio

    Ahh I see. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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    Down here they all think they can do the sound engineers job better themselves

    Didn’t you know that if you play an instrument or mix records then you are automatically a fully qualified and experienced sound engineer?

    #1092765
    Raj
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    BioTech wrote:
    Didn’t you know that if you play an instrument or mix records then you are automatically a fully qualified and experienced sound engineer?

    :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at: they certainly think so…until it goes wrong and then they expect me to fix it :laugh_at::laugh_at:without actually doing any of the stuff i consider essential of course like sound checks, stereo image adjustment, etc etc etc

    used to do my head in – nowadays i keep my rig for dance music :bounce_fl:bounce_fl:bounce_fl:bounce_fl

    #1092743
    Acidfairy
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    Raj wrote:
    we have an old dinasour called a bandridge – that one is as tough as old boots too [have never seen another or found anyone who had one]

    still going 12 years on raaaraaaraaaraaa but we use a djm600 these days [unless the dj has annoyed me :wink:]

    Thought yours was a 500 Raj???

    I’ll get some pics of ma gear up soon.. still need to set it all up.. got the electric piano being picked up from the parentals place this weekend.. woohoo.. raaaraaa

    #1092766
    Raj
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    could well be a 500 – it the mostly bombproof one and i never see it unless i am using it and then only the flashing green [not red!] lights

    :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    and thats when i can see it :groucho:

    #1092744
    Acidfairy
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    :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:Yeah urs is defo the 500 the one that weighs more and is more robust ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #1092767
    Raj
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    goes to show how much attention i was paying to it :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    its mostly wasted on me anyway – dont use the eqs, rarely use the effects, etc etc but i do like the xlr outputs
    /me slavers over balanced line outputs :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092745
    Acidfairy
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    :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    Yup i know thats why i got this off a mate.. http://www.allen-heath.com/UK/xone464.asp

    It needs some TLC its had a bit of a hard life but i’ll restore it to its former glory.. gonna be great for all the live gear… he wanted it out the way coz he kept trippin over it.. haha.. so gave it away to someone who would love it more than him.. coz he’s got some dodgy digital mixer now…

    #1092774
    Shit Robot
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    I picked up a prophet5 and a sequencer last night,Dont know what the F**k I will do with them,Reckon I will give them to Mrs GD as an early crimbo pressy (on account of her being able to actually play the thing):laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092768
    Raj
    Participant

    toys :weee: :weee: :weee:

    #1092775
    Shit Robot
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    Complicated toys methinks :laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092769
    Raj
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    yep but still TOYS :weee:

    #1092776
    Shit Robot
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    Yes,Already I can make it go EEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWRRRRRRRKKKKKKKKKEEEEEE!!!:laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092770
    Raj
    Participant

    RTFM ๐Ÿ˜‰

    :laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092738
    BioTech
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    GoodDoG wrote:
    Yes,Already I can make it go EEEEEWWWWWWWWWWWRRRRRRRKKKKKKKKKEEEEEE!!!:laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at::laugh_at:

    Haha! :weee:

    #1092756
    quietRIOT
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    ooooh impressive must say well done ….raaa

    elretardo87 wrote:
    Now that I finally have photos of my brand new studio/bedroom I figured I’d post them everywhere I can.

    Anyhow…what setups you guys running for djing or producing?

    heres mine to start with…

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    Thats a:
    Korg electribe ES-X sampler
    Yamaha rm1x groovebox
    Alesis photon 25 midi controller/keyboard
    M-Audio Quattro external sound card
    and a Souncraft Spirit Folio mixing desk.

    also theres my stanton st-150’s and my ecler nuo 2 mixer.

    raaa:weee:raaa:weee:

    #1092755
    elretardo87
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    april wrote:
    ooooh impressive must say well done ….raaa

    cheers, thats one well spent installment of student loan.

    Next ones comin in 6 weeks. Should be gettin me some new kick bins for the rig with that money.

    #1092777
    Shit Robot
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    Mrs Gooddogs workspace,as you can see she likes to keep a tidy ship too:laugh_at:

    Tiz a casio synth the prophet 5 was broken hence the dreadfull noises I pressume.:laugh_at::laugh_at:

    #1092778
    doe
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    #1092739
    BioTech
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    They look like they’ve seen a few parties, Doe!

    #1092779
    doe
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    yes mate the silver one at the end was going strong in 92, still going strong now. they’re well dusty as well coz of my coal fire, gets fuckin everywhere

    #1092780
    doe
    Participant

    oh and they’re pitched up to +16 tooraaa

    #1092740
    BioTech
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    doe wrote:
    they’re well dusty as well coz of my coal fire, gets fuckin everywhere

    Ahh, that explains it. I thought it was heavy rave dust through years of field/barn partying.

    14 years is a ripe old age. Good ole technics!

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