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Old 11th September 2002
  #1
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
World's coolest "basement studio" contest

dig the picture - I ecourage you all to post pics of your mix room, and if anyone's is more unique than mine, I will some how some way buy you a beer in person a mix you a song or two (we both win!)

Now show me the mix rooms! (like show me the money hollar)
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Old 11th September 2002
  #2
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
and due to three people IMing me with the same question already:

the dual 15" Apple ADCs and Mackie control x 16 faders are coming after two more albums, also my purple mc-76 and hopefully - also buildiing a new live rack around the new 2408 mk3 and making a fully elco patched 24 track 24/96 DP3 rig on a dual-1ghz, rack mounted 15" ADCs, a racked mackie control, and much more - it's a ****in project and a half - dig the pic that shows more and let me see yours too (works with chicks, yet they show me theirs first usually)
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Old 11th September 2002
  #3
One with big hooves
 
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🎧 15 years
This pic doesn't show some of my new toys like the A80, rack of effects or the DAW (which now resides over the center of the console) but it's in my basement. I've also added a few more lava lamps.
Old 11th September 2002
  #4
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
Jay. you are in the lead

Jay Crouch: 10 points
Jay Kahrs: 9.5 points (you can't top me in my own contest)

I am upping the prize, best picture (not me). will win 12 drinks of your drink of choice on me, and also a few mixes while sharing those drinks over at this pad

if you're room aint great - add some soul to it NOW !!!

borrow ****, go CRAZY - borrow a digi camera if you have to, get naked chicks in the pic if that's your bag, you get the darn idea

now someone better come forth with some serious **** or I am not buying anyone any drinks, and that means I lose too! tut

let in rain pictures...

The winner also gets to listen to my world class monitoring system pictured below, scroll down and drool
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Old 11th September 2002
  #5
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🎧 15 years
This picture is over a year old - lots of new gear - but the studio still looks basically the same. It's not really in the basement, but....
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Old 11th September 2002
  #6
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
Markus - post a gear list for bonus points...
Old 11th September 2002
  #7
Lives for gear
 
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🎧 15 years
When does this contest end?! Lemme get my dig camera ready!!!
Old 11th September 2002
  #8
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
How about this ends EXACTLY on August 1st - how does that sound?

enough time for yall?
Old 11th September 2002
  #9
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is there a sub catagory for whacky ornaments?

There are some very sinister miniature stick men playing trumpets out there.. Watch out!

is the prize a day above ground in the sun?

Is the winner provided with sunglasses and a 'guide' for 'the upper world'?

heh
Old 11th September 2002
  #10
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🎧 15 years
OK, this is not in the basement. It is not even at the house I live in, but I really would like you guys to have a peek




/Mats
Old 11th September 2002
  #11
One with big hooves
 
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by JayCrouch
How about this ends EXACTLY on August 1st - how does that sound?
Of what year? How about October 1st?
Old 11th September 2002
  #12
There is only one
 
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🎧 15 years
not my contest but you lose points for any PODs being present in the studio

POD's suck. so does the band.
Old 11th September 2002
  #13
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
yes, alpha

contest rule #1 - there are no rules

rule # 2 - pods are negative 10 points

sorry folks
Old 11th September 2002
  #14
Moderator emeritus
 
🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by JayCrouch

rule # 2 - pods are negative 10 points

sorry folks
Hey - Mats is from Sweden - aren't you supposed to forgive the presence of a pod when used by Scandinavians? Besides - he's got two of them - stereo!
Old 12th September 2002
  #15
One with big hooves
 
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by JayCrouch
contest rule #1 - there are no rules

rule # 2 - pods are negative 10 points

sorry folks
Rule #1A - Make the contest rules known before starting the contest. :eek:
Old 12th September 2002
  #16
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Is there a smallest window catagory?

ASHLEY!

I am in a bacement!

My floor is about 2 foot below street level..

I have NO windows!

Grilled newt anyone?

Old 12th September 2002
  #17
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by JayCrouch
yes, alpha

contest rule #1 - there are no rules

rule # 2 - pods are negative 10 points

sorry folks
Do we get points docked for not having a lava lamp?
Old 12th September 2002
  #18
Lives for gear
 
🎧 15 years
Not like I'm very old fashioned, or old for that matter, but I have a hard time with a studio with no console. It just doesnt feel right.

I need to figure out a way how to get some pictures on here. I'll have to get some scanned in the next couple days. Time to hide the dfegad Pod.

Seriously though, I cant live without my POD for doing weird stuff to drums and bass mults. Sounds better then most distortion pedals for what i need it to do. Maybe when I get my new room I'll invest in a couple reamps and have a couple guitar amps in an isolation booth for mixdown, but until then its off to the POD.
Old 12th September 2002
  #19
One with big hooves
 
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🎧 15 years
I bought a Johnson J-Station with the intentions of using it for mixing on drums and vocals and stuff but I just never did. I ended up selling it after using it two or three times in a year.
Old 12th September 2002
  #20
Gear Maniac
 
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by Dave Martin


Hey - Mats is from Sweden - aren't you supposed to forgive the presence of a pod when used by Scandinavians? Besides - he's got two of them - stereo!
Well... them Pods... they are great to give synths and stuff some sparkle, also very useful when trying out ideas. And I honestly think of the Bass Pod as much better than the red pod.

Anyways, I did dot intend to participate in this contest (as I'm not operating a basement studio really, this facility is actually quite busy). I just thought it could be cool to show you where I'm at when not posting at Gearslutz.

So, enjoy the picture, but please don't cast your vote my way.


You guys are so cool, it feels just like we are work buddies.

/Mats
Old 12th September 2002
  #21
There is only one
 
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🎧 15 years
im just joking around... if you think the POD is bad, i got a Zoom9000 i can put in my pic if ya like
Old 12th September 2002
  #22
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🎧 15 years
Quote:
Originally posted by alphajerk
im just joking around... if you think the POD is bad, i got a Zoom9000 i can put in my pic if ya like
Zoom 9000: ...Oh, the horror....

I remember that one. A true turd, an ugly fore runner to the Funky-Logic stuff IMO. And very expensive as new. Please accept my condolences.


/Mats
Old 12th September 2002
  #23
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🎧 15 years
Wish I had taken pictures of my previous studio ...; that one was in a basement. I loved it .... at some point I started mounting gear racks in the small recording room ....; that's when it was time to look for something bigger.

I still miss the place
Old 12th September 2002
  #24
Gear Maniac
 
🎧 15 years
fols, as we all know - there is no right or wrong or best or worst - i am just looking for a cool combination of layout, vibe, and perhaps wacky characters playing trumpet on your monitors :eek:

anyways, rather than get onto a n amp simulator thread - let me make up some other cool not so official rules

1) hot chick in the picture = 5 bonus points

2) hot chick in the picture holding a sm-57 = 10 bonus points

3) someone playing pool in your studio = negative 5 points

4) any piece of gear that is home-brew for your setup = an extra point

5) any piece of furniture that makes it all come together = 5 points

I think you guys get the picutre, this is about making the most of what you got, now show me more dang pictures!
Old 12th September 2002
  #25
Gear Addict
 
🎧 15 years
Jules, that's too damned classy to be a basement studio. Truly sick. Are the books real, or is it a facade like I've seen in prefab "Irish pubs" that show up in the states? I get the studio name now.

Bear
Old 12th September 2002
  #26
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🎧 15 years
I LOVE the couch Jules.

(oh and about the picture smaller thing ..... I don't even know how to attach one :eek: .... have to figure that out one of these)
Old 13th September 2002
  #27
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There are two steps down from ground level to get into my place, it has no windows. The books & pannels are fake. You can just make out the hidden door on the left of the book wall, that's for the loo. The couch acts as a bass trap.

heh
Old 13th September 2002
  #28
There is only one
 
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🎧 15 years
how about a nekkid chick playing with a soundelux U99 in the pic?
Old 13th September 2002
  #29
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A typical day at the office

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Old 13th September 2002
  #30
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Talking Schwing! Girls & gear!

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