• I finished a rough mix of (mostly) house this past Friday that clocked in at almost an hour. There are a bunch of mistakes, but it's a milestone because the longer the set, the more time there is for a catastrophic screw-up that ruins the recording (and the party). A

  • Above: A JPEG image from the Philly workshop batch converted from RAW by the method detailed below. The Task Convert an entire folder of RAW images, typically produced by DSLR camera at 300dpi and convert them all to web-ready, 72dpi JPEG's in a single bash command while utilizing all eight

  • I own a Traktor S2, but have never actually performed a real DJ set live. Someday. Considering this, it may sound odd that I gladly answered a random fella's question on Quora that pertained to perceptive audio quality for DJ's. I came at it from a purely technical viewpoint and

  • Originally published January 29, 2013. Now updated with latest Shairport libs, depedencies, and installation instructions. After getting my Raspberry Pi last week, I set out to make it do something useful in the interim before a more compelling creative lightning bolt hits me. Luckily, nerds & neckbeards with smarts beyond

  • This is a work-in-progress redesign of my personal site using the Ghost blog platform. I've been moving the needle, learning node.js bit by bit. It dawned on me to rework everything in an effort to motivate updates and explore Ghost's design. It is, after all, a highly publicized (and

  • I had originally purchased the Audio Technica 120 E/T Standard Mount Cartridge for use with my first turntable. I had done my research and decided the AT 120 E/T was a quality upgrade suitable for my budget. Unfortunately, I also never checked whether or not the cartridge could