Tag: Yamaha

Spring cleaning… part 2

In my previous post, I spoke of my purchase of a sad looking Yamaha MQ-1602. This week-end, I put my cleaning advice to the test and moved forward on the cleaning of this vintage, dusty console. For a reminder, here is its “pre-cleaning state”: Here is further proof (quicktime video) of its need for a…


Spring cleaning

Spring cleaning is good anytime of the year! To keep your gear working properly, it regularly needs cleaning and dusting. You may also, like me, come across vintage analog gear that needs much love to express its true warmth. To this point, I recently purchased, for two tooth picks and a nail, an old 80s…


The 1200 Euro/Dollar recording studio challenge

As a follow up to the 600 Euro/Dollar studio challenge, what if I had no recording gear and 1 200 units of one those two currencies ? Let’s keep the rules just the same as in our first challenge: I have a computer and I record acoustic intruments track per track. Ahhh! I feel rich……