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dv8
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dv8
2 years ago

Here it is as promised:

https://youtu.be/-bexbCaFmIg

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago
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Thanks, Dv8! Nice.

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago
Reply to  Sven 2-0

Glad you enjoyed. still working out teh bugs.

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago
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Thanks Fatwa for the feedback. It was indeed the compressor that was causing the echo (ish) sound. Bitchute added some further artifacts but that was probably due to downscaling.

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago
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If I’m going to add compression, I think I have to do it in post and then dub it into the video.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Quarantine Day ∞ Felicitations, Wheelizens!

Hi, dv8! Will check out yer video a little later.

Another punny thread pic, eh, Mac? 🙂

Sven --

Sorry to read that your refi blew-up; FWIW, I think you and Mrs. Sven reacted reasonably. Criminy!

The SCOTUS ruled yesterday that we Georgians have a right to know our own state laws including annotations despite the state’s claim of copyright on same:

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/us-law-week/georgia-loses-legal-code-copyright-clash-at-supreme-court.

BBL.

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago

Well that’s just a bummer:

The decision “clearly will disrupt or upend the relationship between states and the people they work with to create commentary on the codes…”

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Translation: This’ll make it harder to stick it to the rubes as well as impinging upon our rulers’ capricious powers.

Oh, hi, Sven!

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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dv8 --

Just watched your video; purty. 😉

(There seemed to be a little slapback echo -- or something similar. Which may have been intentional; just sayin’, not criticizing.)

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago

hmmm… I don’t get that when I listen to it. Maybe just particular hardware. No wait… I do hear it on certain hardware.

I still don’t have the bugs worked out in it. it’s probably because of the recording process I used.

I think it showed up in the rendering of the video, probably from the downscaling of the audio? Not sure. Sounds like digital noise.

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago

Evidently it was buggy BitChute processing. I replaced it with the youtube version above. I don’t hear the artifacts now. NO, i still hear it.

It’s the compressor I was using. I thought it would keep the volume normalized. But it isn’t fast enough for sharp piano attacks. thats why you can’t hear it all the time.

But still, the youtube version sounds much better.

BitChute is still not very refined. It’s about like 2008 youtube.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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The YT version has much better audio; cheers for embedding that one.

I was trying to figure out where the audio weirdness was coming from this morning; some kind of processing, a MIDI or USB loop somewhere, what-have-you…didn’t have a definitive -- or even reasonable -- guess.

When I worked at Alesis many years ago, one of my engineer buddies made me his standalone version of the MIDI Panic Button to use on stage. Just a box with a huge red button on it which sent out “note off” commands for notes 0-127 and three MIDI Out ports. It kinda saved my ass a couple of times playing in a friend’s power pop band where I was essentially a human sequencer on several tunes. (Interesting musical experience trying to cover so many parts live; bah!)

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago

Pretty cool. I wrote a little program to do that in software, But most apps now have a panic button, so you hardy need it anymore.

Thanks for pointing it out.

Sometimes, Harper and I listen to such videos on the TV and its speakers are not good enough to hear such details sometimes. So I guess that’s why I missed it.

After I uploaded it, I never listened to it at my workstation over good headphones.

But yeah, the real time compression plugin in OBS is what was the culprit — the main culprit anyway.

I have to do some black magic f*ckery to get the piano into OBS in the first place, because OBS has no native ASIO support. That can produce some problems also from resampling.

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago

Happy ____day, GN! Hello, Fatwa.

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago

Good on Texas for reopening -- looks like a sound, phased plan.

X_LA_Native
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2 years ago
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Yeah, I can’t renew my DL because the Gov’s ordered DPS offices closed, but I can go get a barrel connector at Radio Shack!
(Noise cancelling headphones are SUCH a goodness)

X_LA_Native
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2 years ago
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:: hangs head ::
Sorry. I think I’m getting a little punchy.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
2 years ago
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It’s allowed. We all understand.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
2 years ago

Happy Tuesday, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, dv8, Fatwa, and Sven!

dv8 -- thanks for sharing your music. It’s always enjoyable!

Fatwa -- now that you can read the annotations in your state laws, I wonder what you’ll find?

Sven -- I don’t blame you for your reaction to the lender’s demands. Who knows, you may be able to get a lower rate now.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Hi, Paddy --

As you might expect, the annotated GA code contains stuff like AG opinions of particular statutes, regulations, judicial opinions, etc. Basically, things which constitute important parts of the freakin’ state laws as they’re actually applied and work real-world.

It’s nice we’re now allowed to read it free instead of shelling out over $400 to Lexis/Nexis.

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago

Glad she’s still writing and blogging.

https://www.clairewolfe.com/blog/2020/04/25/anger-and-madness/

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
2 years ago
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Thanks for the link, Sven. A good read.

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
2 years ago

Gov. Nuisance is stating that public schools may open for the 20-21 school year at the end of July to help make up for lost instruction. He suggests staggered start times to minimize the number of students on campus. He is clearly an idiot, unless by “staggered start times” he means six hours apart, with one cohort leaving before the next arrives. Don’t think for a moment that the teachers union will go for 14 hour work days or that school districts have the resources to hire twice the number of teachers.

Sven 2-0
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Sven 2-0
2 years ago

It would be a good contract tho for whichever union gets the cleaning/sanitizing job..

Paddy O'Furnijur
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Paddy O'Furnijur
2 years ago

Three churches in Riverside and San Bernardino counties filed suit against Gov. Nuisance, asking for a temporary restraining order on the ban on in-person church services -- even with masks and social distancing. Here’s what U.S. District Court judge Jesus Bernal -- an Obama appointee -- had to say in denying their request:

“During the state of emergency the executive powers are in effect, in that they are empowered to provide for emergency remedies which may infringe on fundamental constitutional rights,” Bernal said at the end of the hourlong hearing.

Fatwa Arbuckle: Misanthropologist
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Read earlier that POTUS has asked AG Barr to look into whether some governors have violated citizens’ constitutional rights. It probably won’t go anywhere, but hope springs infernal eternal. 👿

dv8
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dv8
2 years ago

Well… Sometimes the courts do rule in favor of individual rights. More so nowadays. That’s probably Pres. Trump’s most important legacy.