Computer Mastering Michael W. Dean’s 1983 Magnum Opus, “The Solstice Suite”

Download MP3 of Michael’s 1983 one-hour piece, The Solstice Suite, HERE. Unlike DJ or Neema, I did not go to “J-School” (journalism school) for college. However, at Jamestown Community College (JCC) in Western New York State, I did take “Communication” classes, which basically taught you to be an intern at a local radio station. And … Continue reading "Computer Mastering Michael W. Dean’s 1983 Magnum Opus, “The Solstice Suite”"

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How to Do Encrypted, Off-The-Record Instant Messenger With Pidgin

Written by Michael W. Dean, Freedom Feen. Most screenshots by Aida_Aida. Tech testing and proofreading by Link Porterfield/QPG, amifreetogo, feendaveoh, Adam Witthauer and Skippy. The Freedom Feens recently wrote and published an extensive and kick-ass tutorial on setting up encrypted e-mail, here. However, e-mail isn’t always the best tool, especially if you’re going back and … Continue reading "How to Do Encrypted, Off-The-Record Instant Messenger With Pidgin"

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$430 ElectroVoice RE-20 Microphone Sound for $17

So, check out this short MP3 that I recorded talking about my new very expensive microphone, recorded on the same microphone. (If you’d rather hear it as an uncompressed WAV file, it’s not very big and is here.) I posted the file on Facebook and e-mailed it to some radio producers, podcasters and recording engineers … Continue reading "$430 ElectroVoice RE-20 Microphone Sound for $17"

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