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Location Recording Pre-Pro

April 12th, 2017

I spent this evening comping the vocals that I recorded in the Yamaha DM 2000. for “These Walls.”  I also tuned these vocals in Melodyne. 306 more words


Percussion Work

April 11th, 2017

Today I turned in my remix project.  I feel like the ideas still need some fleshing out but I got it to a decent place.  174 more words


Breaking News! Archery is Counterintuitive!

I got the following email from my best student this morning:
“Okay coach, explain this one to me. Increasing my bow weight seems to make my arrows shoot more to the… 769 more words

For All Coaches

Getting intimate with Brent Ozar (The First Responder Kit)

Imagine this scenario, you are a database professional at your place of business and you look after a mountain of SQL Server databases and it is a battle just to keep the lights on.  1,586 more words


Violin Tuning


Friday I spent time in open lab tuning the violins I recorded for These Walls.  The violins weren’t far out of tune but I figured it could only help the sound.  153 more words

Studio Song (These Walls)

Speed-Testing DirectByteBuffers and the Unsafe class against plain old arrays

I’ve long been a fan of Martin Thompson’s talks on youtube, and blogs on the “Mechanical Sympathy” blog. The more you dig into the world of people who care about high performance in Java, you will inevitably come across the technique to optimize memory access using direct ByteBuffers and the sun.misc.Unsafe class. 835 more words