Thangs changed – an introduction
It’s a new day. Walking and asking were replaced by browsing and googling, TVs were replaced by waaaaay bigger TVs and more TVs, and recording on an analogue 8-track (if you were rich) or 2-track recording device is, thankfully, a thing of the past.
I wish I owned a computer and knew how to use it when I was 14, I wish computers had not been so f’in slow and inefficient when I was 17, and I wish I had known what the muck I was doing when I depleted my savings account at 18 to buy a couple of microphones, an 8-track recording device (hello again, past !) and a set of oh so expensive data minidiscs that went with it, each having a grand total of… 14 minutes capacity for 8 tracks recorded, in order to record a “demo”.
Oh my God…
Needless to say I demoed the hell out of that setup, with dramatically underwhelming results. Continue reading