Mixxx Session 2011-06-20

Two posts in one day? This will really skew the average. I recorded a new mix in anticipation of… something fun happening later this summer. I kept this one on the shorter side, under 50 minutes. My mixing (in a technical sense) is getting better, I’m at the point where there are some little drifts but I pull it back fairly quickly. On the creative side, there’s one track that sticks out as not quite fitting in with those around it, but it’s not a huge problem.

Tracklist:

  1. Knobs – Reality
  2. dml – forstenried
  3. Truncate (Audio Injection) – Truncate.16 – Original Mix
  4. Truncate – Concentrate – Original Mix
  5. James Ruskin, Mark Broom – Hostage – Original Mix
  6. Gary Beck – Egoist
  7. Pfirter – Vasodilatador – Original Mix
  8. O/V/R – Post-Traumatic Son – Original Mix
  9. Tommy Four Seven – Ratu
  10. Surgeon – those who do not
  11. tleilaxu – to other people

Mixxx Session 110620 by ywwg

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a train passes in the rain: medford.

The last time I used my neato binaural microphones was 2006, and that makes me feel guilty. Every so often I find them in a drawer and think, “I should really use these sometime.” During the last huge thunderstorm I tried to use them, but by the time I figured out how to record audio on linux (yeah, I know) the storm was basically over. Tonight it’s raining again and my recording system works. And since we live next to the train, I made sure to check the schedule first to make sure a train would pass while I was recording. Now you, too, can pretend you live in Medford next to the tracks.

This recording should be listened to with headphones. That way you’ll get the full 3D-sound effect.

(ps, I don’t know who makes this little audio playback applet, but it’s great. I stole it from another web page, but if anyone knows whose this is, let me know.)

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