Archiv für August 2008

Feierabend

August 31, 2008 - cgb

Satan Side

August 31, 2008 - cgb




Click image to play the tune!

Crazy Rulers Of The World

August 31, 2008 - cgb

Crazy Rulers of the World - The Men Who Stare at Goats


This is only a heavily edited & cut version of the excellent documentation "Crazy Rulers Of The World" that consists of three parts, each 30 minutes. This is the only version I could find to embed as a teaser in this post.

It's about how the PsyOP [Psychological Operations Unit of the US Army) became fascinated by supernatural phenomena and wanted to take advantage of it.... Like trying to walk through walls, killing people through willpower by looking at them, etc. pp.
The story goes from the 60's meeting up of secret agents and political figures with the bohème, the MK Ultra project, Vietnam, Afghanistan, right to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Gharib... not to forget Sesame Street!



Here is a rather better summary of the documentary than my lines, including some reviews.




Brothers & Sister meet on Facebook

August 31, 2008 - cgb
I started to finally use my FaceBook Profile when my brother poked me there. My sister who is living in Greece is also there.


Meet
me there

Bad Vision

August 29, 2008 - cgb




picture by

Evoltaste


launched my new startpage...

August 16, 2008 - cgb


and it looks soooo bad. I guess I have some work ahead....

Saturday Night

August 15, 2008 - cgb


A friend of mine, Flo Kaufmann from Switzerland, will play this:


alongside Strotter, ein Bauer im Anzug, who will play these:











more info:
here and
here


Locaton is Templiner Strasse 10

Tonight:

August 15, 2008 - cgb
First stop will be


then there is:
at

King Tubby

August 15, 2008 - cgb


now that's what I would call an AMPLIFIER


Taxi to the Dark Side

August 14, 2008 - cgb


Here is a BBC documentary I urgently recommend. It describes how US troops torture innocent people in Afghanistan and by this produce new terrorists.


You can either
stream
or
download



78RPM

August 14, 2008 - cgb


The 78RPM project has been put on hold due to technical problems. One of the parametric EQs is non-functional. I will get it fixed the next days.


Seems like it has to be re-capped.




Lighting Fail

August 12, 2008 - cgb
fail owned pwned pictures
see more pwn and owned pictures

Yes Yes

August 11, 2008 - cgb

Wrangelstrasse

August 11, 2008 - cgb



full size:

as I was too lazy to take the picture, I asked Evoltaste to do it.
taken from

Evoldaily's Photoblog

UNITED RECORD PRESSING Hints & Tips

August 11, 2008 - cgb


This is a very useful guide for all who plan to release their music on vinyl records. I found it on the website of an American presig plant.



UNITED RECORD PRESSING Hints & Tips

The following was written to aid engineers and producers who wish to release vinyl records.
It is especially important for those who may be well versed in recording, but have not released vinyl records before. The paper is mainly about "pop" music , but the principles apply to all others. It was written to explain a complicated transformation in as simple terms as possible. To some it may seem very technical, to technical types it will seem simplistic.
It was written for the "middle ground".

This may look like some kind of long boring story but believe me ........ THIS IS A MUST FOR EVERYBODY MAKING MUSIC TO BE PRESSED ON VINYL.

Read more »

Playback of 78rpm records

August 11, 2008 - cgb
During the past few days I have started to set up a gear to properly play back old monaural and 78RPM records.


For this purpose I bought an idler-wheel driven Lenco L75 turntable. I replaced the stock arm with a nice Syntec S-220, a 60's Japanese broadcast tonearm. On that I mounted a Shure M78 cartridge. It has a special needle for properly tracking the wide grooves of these old records.


I am still in the process of trying to get the proper equalisation, as these old discs are not cut with the now standard RIAA curves. I will keep you posted and add some pictures of the rig....




this is how the records that I am now trying to play back were recorded, somewhere in New Connecticut, 1947


Picture is taken from the Library Of Congress website, without kind permission....

Mikey Dread

August 11, 2008 - cgb

Isaac Hayes †

August 11, 2008 - cgb