November 2012 TOTM: any "primitive" tune

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Re: November 2012 TOTM: any "primitive" tune

Postby Francis Wood » Sun Nov 25, 2012 7:48 pm

Hi, John and others,

What would you say to the idea of retaining the 'Primitive' category as a sticky thread, receptive to future contributions and in parallel to the changing monthly TOTM?

It's something that I'd like to be involved with, though at the moment I'm a bit post-surgical and not at my best!

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Re: November 2012 TOTM: any "primitive" tune

Postby Dally » Mon Nov 26, 2012 12:48 am

Hello Francis,
I'm all for anything that will encourage more pipers to participate. Let's just say that anytime anyone wants to post a "primitive" tune in this forum we're all eager to hear it, regardless of the month.
The Secret Committee and I have decided we need to make the "assignments" broad as possible going forward, so hopefully there will a few "primitive" at least that fit within the category.

BTW, here is a mic for under $10, well under ten pounds, that would work for home recording onto a laptop of PC.
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index ... icrophones
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Re: November 2012 TOTM: any "primitive" tune

Postby edric » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:58 pm

One more tune before moving on to the next assignment - Peacock's "The Peacock Follows the Hen".

http://soundcloud.com/edric-ellis/peaco ... ws-the-hen

I too use audacity - but in a slightly different mode than John describes. I record using a Tascam DR-07 which is a self-contained digital recorder; transfer to audacity, and then trim the (usually several...) unsatisfactory renditions, and apply a little dynamic range compression which seems to help soundcloud reproduce things better.
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Re: November 2012 TOTM: any "primitive" tune

Postby Wallie Ogilvie » Fri Nov 30, 2012 7:59 pm

Squeezing another one in just under the wire, although as a sticky thread there's no rush now!
Anyway, my latest go at Cuckold:

http://soundcloud.com/wallie-ogilvie/cu ... out-of-the

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