Mail Day Thread

Actual mail today. Some 2k for the BigButton and barrel power connectors for the cases.

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Some 47nF ceramic disc capacitors just dropped through the door.

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20 TL074 from Aliexpress, ordered them March 4, they were shipped March 10 according to the supplier (6 days processing time is kinda unusual). 10 days delivery is really fast. So I missed the ‘ic-shortage’?

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Ciat-Lonbarde Tetrax :smiley:


Lol had it patched up before I even thought to take a pic!

Also Last Rights on vinyl finally came. :slight_smile:

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By the look of it,

Skinny Puppy

Last Rites

would maybe fit as well.

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tell that to ogre in 1992… lol
I agree though.
Last Rites is the name of Paul Booths Tattoo studio - i know he’s a Skinny Puppy fan, always wondered if there was a connection.

Have you ever read any of Skinny Puppy’s lyrics?
They are often not complete sentences, most of it is poetry over industrial soundscapes.
Been a huge fan for a very long time.
The lyrics are often extreme metaphors or ogre has admitted to writing a jumble of words on a page, blindly circling a bunch, and making a song out of it. lol

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No, I don’t know anything about Skinny Puppy. Never heard of them, her, him or it.

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an old favorite.

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Oh, is this the video where he is holding a knife? That’s the first I found on youtube.

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probably the same show - really well known show for them - a lot of the early stuff was super dark and demented with their stage shows.
theyve calmed down a lot in their older age haha - but still put on an amazing show - got to catch them twice within a year a few years back :slight_smile:

yeah - same show - song was addiction with the knife.
fuck i love that song too. lol

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I have received a package with a limited edition ‘K’ 4710 Safety Valve.

:wink:

-Fumu / Esopus

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Extra mixer and a safety valve arrived today :slight_smile:

Staying in the packages till I have another rack…
I’ve realized I have like over 20 modules between euro and KOSMO that I don’t have rack space for lolol.

So they will all remain unbuilt… I guess… lololol

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The PCBs for my XVA1 User Interface and another FPGA board arrived, so now I can make two synths :slightly_smiling_face:

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Ooooops:

Wanted a stand alone mixer, also wanted a multitrack USB interface that was known to work with Linux.
This thing seemed to tick all the boxes.

Now I just have to build enough sound sources to fill it up :crazy_face:

Cheers

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I have the exact same model! I use it with Ubuntu and Reaper DAW, works like a charm!

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Getting a dedicated music laptop is the next step, got to fill up the piggy bank again first.
I’ve been looking into Reaper vs Ardour lately - may I ask what made you pick Reaper?
I run Ubuntu on my desktop, but was looking at Ubuntu Studio - have you used it?
Any other Linux music making tips/tricks you’d care to share?

Cheers

I have no experience with Ardour. I was mainly using Audacity before, and then switched to Reaper when I needed multitrack recording. Not in the last place for Reapers indefinite free trial. :smile:

I run it all on a 9 year old HP elitebook with an SSD installed, and it really couldn’t work any smoother. I looked at the audio-specific linux distro’s, but I ended up stick with what I know. Plain Ubuntu + JACK audio connection kit. Cheers,

A lot of texts suggest you need to get a real-time kernel first. I would like to know how important that really is… have you bothered installing one? going to try reaper as well soon! :slight_smile:

I’ll try not to derail this thread too much, but I haven’t touched the kernel. I didn’t experience any latancy problems, but I must add that only do recording and editing ie I don’t use any real-time effects processing or sends/returns

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Real Time kernels haven’t been required for a long, long time now (for desktop). Ubuntu Studio distro has a latency-optimized kernel, and honestly anything at all will probably be good enough these days.

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