Category Archives: Muse

Philosophy, philology, philanthropy and other snooty things that begin with ‘phil’

Narration comparison: vocal mic, GuitarHero mic, webcam mic

Here is a quickie blog: One of my recent thrift store foraging journeys put me in possession of a mic from the Guitar Hero video game for the exorbitant price of 99 cents lol. Since you can plug it right

Narration comparison: vocal mic, GuitarHero mic, webcam mic

Here is a quickie blog: One of my recent thrift store foraging journeys put me in possession of a mic from the Guitar Hero video game for the exorbitant price of 99 cents lol. Since you can plug it right

Link to the free cover song and geeky technical details

Sorry about the delay. Here is a link to the song on the band camp that Travis set up for his podcast: our tribute cover of Megadeth’s “Holy Wars… the Punishment Due” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the

Link to the free cover song and geeky technical details

Sorry about the delay. Here is a link to the song on the band camp that Travis set up for his podcast: our tribute cover of Megadeth’s “Holy Wars… the Punishment Due” in honor of the 25th anniversary of the

Updating Apple’s FilterDemo to use the vDSP biquad

There was a poorly-documented and little known addition to OSX 10.9 and iOS6, which is the addition of a cascade-able biquad filter to the vDSP library (previously the only way to vDSP accelerate a biquad was to use  vDSP_deq22, which

Updating Apple’s FilterDemo to use the vDSP biquad

There was a poorly-documented and little known addition to OSX 10.9 and iOS6, which is the addition of a cascade-able biquad filter to the vDSP library (previously the only way to vDSP accelerate a biquad was to use  vDSP_deq22, which

Apple’s Audio Unit examples in OSX 10.9 and XCode 5

(NOTE: There is a download link to my modified version of the filter demo project at the bottom of the page if you want an example rather than a how-to guide.  I may put it up on github if I

Apple’s Audio Unit examples in OSX 10.9 and XCode 5

(NOTE: There is a download link to my modified version of the filter demo project at the bottom of the page if you want an example rather than a how-to guide.  I may put it up on github if I

Music and hearing loss: some safety guidelines

As a musician, music fan and audio engineer, I have spent a lot of time considering the long-term damage that can come from exposure to high sound pressure levels (SPL). Here are some guidelines that you can use to keep

Music and hearing loss: some safety guidelines

As a musician, music fan and audio engineer, I have spent a lot of time considering the long-term damage that can come from exposure to high sound pressure levels (SPL). Here are some guidelines that you can use to keep

2013 my picks for best free and/or open source AU/VST plug-ins

These are my top picks for best free OSX AU/VST plugins.  These are all legal and offered by their creators as either completely free, open-source, donation-ware, or free-with-optional-paid-upgrade.  Not all of them were created in 2013, but they are all

2013 my picks for best free and/or open source AU/VST plug-ins

These are my top picks for best free OSX AU/VST plugins.  These are all legal and offered by their creators as either completely free, open-source, donation-ware, or free-with-optional-paid-upgrade.  Not all of them were created in 2013, but they are all

Depravity’s Demise

When you believe in lies You become what you despise A product of a broken system Based on mechanistic vision Equivocate and oscillate But you lack the power to create The molecular structure rearranging The definition always changing Look down

Depravity’s Demise

When you believe in lies You become what you despise A product of a broken system Based on mechanistic vision Equivocate and oscillate But you lack the power to create The molecular structure rearranging The definition always changing Look down