I’ve Defected to the Dark Side!

Felt F95 2014 Road Bike

Well, it looks like I have finally defected to the Dark Side and invested in a new road bike – A Felt F95 2014 in black and green. First ride later today and expect a review soon(ish) :)

It’s the Simple Things That Mean So Much More…

Garn Lakes Blaenavon

It’s days like today that you really appreciate simple things. It’s my day off and a few years back I would have normally sat around doing nothing particularly exhilarating. Playing on the Playstation or XBox, maybe a bit of surfing and if I was really bored, some stuff around the house.

Well that was before the new lease of life that buying a bike gave me. Don’t get me wrong, buying a bike hasn’t changed my entire life; nothing that massive. But what it has given me is a greater love of the outdoors. Getting out, seeing new places, getting off the beaten track and a real enjoyment of my own company.

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Reaper Tutorial: The Basics of Gain Staging

In this video on Cockos Reaper Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) I take you through the basics of Gain Staging your track to ensure you have the best options for a great end mix. Make sure your levels are all set-up to give you plenty of head room, to avoid audio clipping and provide a great platform for you mixing.

Be sure to check out my YouTube Channel and subscribe to be kept up to date with all future tutorials and videos as they’re added.

Reaper Tutorial: Creating Screen Sets

In this video on Cockos Reaper Digital Audio Workstation (DAW) Screen Sets I show you a great way of configuring your environment for a range of different uses. Set up one screen for recording that focuses on the features you need and a completely different layout for editing. This simple tutorial takes you through the process quickly to get you configuring your copy of Reaper to your specific needs.

Use this in conjunction with Custom Toolbars to create a working environment that is perfect for your personal work flow. Check out my YouTube Channel and subscribe to be kept up to date with all future tutorials and videos as they’re added.