BT Infinity and 3rd Party Routers

BT Infinity and 3rd Party Routers

Introduction This article will cover my upgrade to BT’s Infinity service and also provide a guide to setting up a third party router with BT’s DSL and Fibre services. This article includes information on how to configure a DD-WRT router to work with...
Macbook Pro Dual Hard Drive Conversion

Macbook Pro Dual Hard Drive Conversion

Introduction In this post I discuss adding a second hard drive to a 13″ Macbook Pro by swapping the optical drive with an HD caddy. This has to be one of my favourite laptop modifications because of how it makes up for what has become a pretty limited set of...
Shrouded Album Completion

Shrouded Album Completion

Recording The album was originally recorded between January and April 2013 at Energy Plant in Chico, California. This was Scott’s first outing at a recording studio. I should probably mention that Scott is blind and lost his sight early in life. The only real...
Home Network Upgrades

Home Network Upgrades

The How and Why? Simple. The wireless signal that the Home Hub 4 was transmitting was so pitiful that by nighttime you could barely connect to a website. The included 5 GHz band was only accessible if you are in the same room, therefore useless. The integrated modem...
Computer Upgrades Part 1

Computer Upgrades Part 1

Life After the Honeymoon This is the first of my entries into what it has been like living and working with the computer I built back in January 2014. For the most part everything has been working normally and without any major trouble. The initial round of...
Furlough Fridays: Let Me In EP

Furlough Fridays: Let Me In EP

Recording The album’s principal drum recording was done on 27th and 28th of July at Energy Plant in Chico, California. Nick Lemos was the supervising recording engineer. Subsequent overdubs and re-amping sessions happened over the course of the next six months....
New Audio Workstation Build

New Audio Workstation Build

Introduction This is a moment that I have been waiting for quite a while and finally having access to the kind of computing power that my work has grown accustomed to over the last several years. The last six months have been a stretch by having to work within the...
Getting settled with some piano recording

Getting settled with some piano recording

I recently had the opportunity to work with local piano student, Lulwa Al Shamlan, by recording an audition tape for her. With the concert hall at the music school booked and my new AKG 214 stereo pair of microphones in tow we were ready to give this a shot. My thanks...