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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #80 on: January 04, 2008, 02:27:14 PM »
I've noticed a lot of people in this thread (and in past "gear shot" type threads) - not everyone, but many people have a tendency towards indian, native american, aboriginal, african, etc... types of decorations - whether it's rugs, blankets, wall hangings or artwork, masks, etc...   Of course, quite a few drums tossed in as well which are both functional and ornamental... :)

Correct me if I'm wrong, but this seems to be basically an American sort of new age / native association thing ?
I don't see it in European studio shots.




Ohhh, be careful there, Anthony. You're treading on thin ice... ;D

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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #81 on: January 04, 2008, 02:44:22 PM »
But Bill, I deliberately avoided any negative connotations   ;)
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #82 on: January 04, 2008, 03:58:16 PM »


Second is current studio, though it has been relocated to a smaller room as we moved to a smaller house in a smaller street after taking this photo.

Ok, so what is the silver box on top of your rack? It looks like a TC Electronics box but I can't figure it out. Also, what make are your speakers?

That looks like a TC M3000 to me.

Yep - TC M3000 - got it at the end of their sale on the box - half price ;D  ;D ;D well actually after the sale ended but the rep agreed to honour the original discount, lucky me as I had not got the money together before it ended.

The speakers are the JMLab Cobalt 816 - technically part of my hi-fi set up but in our previous move their was no where to put them in the living room due to window or radiator placement so they migrated to the studio along with the Technics gear under the table as main amplification source.

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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #83 on: January 04, 2008, 04:09:25 PM »
I've noticed a lot of people in this thread (and in past "gear shot" type threads) - not everyone, but many people have a tendency towards indian, native american, aboriginal, african, etc... types of decorations - whether it's rugs, blankets, wall hangings or artwork, masks, etc...   Of course, quite a few drums tossed in as well which are both functional and ornamental... :)

Posting from Europe here.

Had my drum for a few years - made in South America. The faces on the wall were made by a friend of mine - the smaller one is Blodeuwydd, one of the celtic beings from the ancient myths who was made of flowers. The larger face is a representaion of Grandmother Earth, and she always looks like she is just about to open her eyes.

The other circular artistic objects I created myself and are based around the tree of life in celtic myth and my wonder at the Stars. The smallest one has a celtic knot at the bottom with a wild boar roaming under the oak trees.

I've always been interested in both ancient and other cultures, both for their spiritual beliefs (which like any others can be both positive and negative) and other ways of understanding the worlds around us (such as Irish moneylenders able to retrieve the debts in the borrowers and their own next lives, and some native American ceremonies not just held to affect,say, the buffalo hunt about to happen, but also the celebratory dance still affecting the outcome of the hunt after it finished)

Not into the new age argument - other than concern that western attitudes of dabbling and believing we can cherry pick parts of belief systems can lead people into dangerous areas.........


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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #84 on: January 04, 2008, 07:50:01 PM »
I think Seren really hit on something for me and thats the interrest in other and ancient cultures.

I have no native american artifacts in my studio, but I do have african & east indian masks as well as a large collection of african, arabic, indonesian and indian drums.

Decor wise I am still working on having a studio that is very Frank lloyd Wright.

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« Reply #85 on: January 05, 2008, 11:59:07 PM »
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I just noticed this, what is in that odd shaped case in the background of these two photos? My guess would be a sitar or vina, am I close?  :)
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #86 on: January 07, 2008, 06:42:15 AM »
It's a sitar.  I took lessons for 8 months.  My dog Cleo loves it when I play, but I don't consider myself good enough on it to perform or record.  I love the music although.  Some day I'll get a Sarod, that's what I really want.
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« Reply #87 on: January 07, 2008, 01:26:48 PM »
Some day I'll get a Sarod, that's what I really want.


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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #88 on: January 08, 2008, 07:03:31 AM »
If I win the lottery, or retire and sell the farm, that looks like a wonderful place to spend a few years!
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #89 on: January 14, 2008, 11:32:23 AM »
Just posted more recent (and color) studio "action shots" in the Viridian Sun topic, in the Hypnos Artists & CDs section of this Forum.

http://www.hypnos.com/smf/index.php?topic=73.0
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #90 on: January 24, 2008, 12:58:26 AM »

I am noticing a lot of instances of the Electrix Filter Factory....a personal fav, as well as the Alesis Mod FX.  On the lower left is a tabla drum machine my friend got in India....super cool...kinda dopey.

Here's one from a long time ago...this was a set-up from a jam-session with a visiting friend so its not my normal way of things (thank god).



Not pictured (just to the left) is all the cool stuff:

TR-909, TB-303, Sh101, Soundlab Minisynth, Korg Poly-6, Juno-60, Casio CZ-101 (just can't bring myself to get rid of it!)

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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #91 on: February 02, 2008, 12:37:24 AM »
I just ran across these photos today of Steve Roach's studio taken about two years ago. A lot of things have already changed in the Timeroom since I took these pics.



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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #92 on: February 07, 2008, 07:03:46 PM »
Detail of effects



Probably a stupid question, but what is that contraption the effects are sitting on? Is it a common step ladder or something purpose designed for musical gear?

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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #93 on: February 07, 2008, 07:05:08 PM »
It looks like a plain old Target stepladder thing to me.
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #94 on: February 07, 2008, 07:12:49 PM »
It's a common step ladder purposefully designed for musical gear :D
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #95 on: February 08, 2008, 08:18:17 AM »
It must be tough to reach those top stomp switches with your foot.
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #96 on: February 08, 2008, 08:55:36 AM »
It must be tough to reach those top stomp switches with your foot.

But maybe that's why he uses a real ladder !
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #97 on: February 08, 2008, 09:39:37 AM »
Hey - is that bit of blue gum on the top step?

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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #98 on: February 08, 2008, 01:31:43 PM »
It looks like a plain old Target stepladder thing to me.

It looks like an ordinary $20 stepladder now, but paint some flames on it, add the word "tube" in its name and its now a $200 a "tubestompadder."  ;D
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Re: Gear: Studio shots by Deb
« Reply #99 on: February 26, 2008, 09:51:32 PM »
I prefer a more zenlike minimalist approach that complements my fensue.



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