World of Cheese




Sun 29 April 2018

Recording with Linux

Posted by Andy in Music   

I was inspired by Wulf to do the RPM challenge (see here) so after much umming and arrghing, I tried to record some music using my thinkpad and ubuntu. The whole process was really painful and hard to get a system to record. The whole set-up with thousands of cable …

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Sun 10 December 2017

Church Jam

Posted by Andy in Music   

So, the disaster/dream that everyone loves/hates at church. Can we have 10 mins of quiet background guitar music? Well, this time, I was completely unprepared and was only armed with my delay and acoustic guitar. I accidentally recorded the background music and it is a surprisingly good quality …

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Mon 17 April 2017

Resurrected First Love

Posted by Andy in Music   

You never forget your first love. My first love is my first electric guitar -- A Japanese white squire stratocaster from 1993. I bough this for my 13th birthday and I've never looked back. The teenage years were good for this guitar and after a a good setup, it started to …

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Fri 26 August 2016

Trio +

Posted by Andy in Music   

I'm kinda in charge of the Worship music at our local church and for the last few years, the music has been getting tired. There is only so many ways you can play a song on an acoustic guitar. I've looked at using a looper pedal to trigger some backing …

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Fri 03 October 2014

While my guitar gently dies ...

Posted by Andy in Music   

I've been using a Yahama APX-8D for many years. Its a great guitar with a nice sound balance, volume, size and weight. The only problem is that the on-board active electronics are slowly dying. I've had them service once in Bristol, UK, but once more, the unit is producing lots …

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