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by GemZombie
Thu May 08, 2008 6:28 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Youtube Jazz Tunes
Replies: 33
Views: 9904

fredo wrote:
Travis wrote:"I've Found A New Baby"

Eva Taylor with the Peruna Jazzmen 1975

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKZtTFwR6zA

yeah, man!
Just got around to Listening to that... awesome!
by GemZombie
Thu May 08, 2008 6:16 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Live bands v DJ'd music at dances
Replies: 26
Views: 7062

6) No high-hat on the cymbals; tap the beat out on the ride cymbals. (We've had this debate before, but very few if any drummers know how to use a high hat for a swing rhythm; they end up creating a choppy, abrupt beat that interferes with the rhythm instead of accents it). Actually, I take it back...
by GemZombie
Thu May 08, 2008 6:09 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Live bands v DJ'd music at dances
Replies: 26
Views: 7062

5) Except for transitions, maintain a constant, walking bass line with no two-beat feel (emphasizing the 1 and the 3). I agree with your other points, but I think this is too limiting. No Lunceford? I think it takes away a lot of opportunity for interesting dynamics. Agreed... all your other points...
by GemZombie
Fri May 02, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Vista sound settings
Replies: 4
Views: 2759

I use the equalizer and sound features of BPM Studio for all of that, but I can see where your settings would be useful.
by GemZombie
Fri May 02, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: The "Removing The CD Player" Debate
Replies: 128
Views: 33983

Indeed... I'm more likely to dance during my own DJ set if it's at a venue I regularly DJ at, or in a scene where I've established myself as a DJ. I am not likely to do it if I'm a visiting DJ for a number of reasons: The stigma it may or may not have in the visiting scene is unknown to me. I'm not ...
by GemZombie
Fri May 02, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Vista sound settings
Replies: 4
Views: 2759

The only thing I change is i change my profile to "no sounds".
by GemZombie
Wed Apr 30, 2008 3:27 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: The "Removing The CD Player" Debate
Replies: 128
Views: 33983

I don't think you disagreed with Jesse, you just changed the emphasis. Jesse did not advocate doing dancing to his own music "in the ordinary course of events." Indeed, he even wrote "unless the DJ is completely irresponsible and dances every song..." and also wrote "depending on the situation" at ...
by GemZombie
Wed Apr 30, 2008 3:25 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: The "Removing The CD Player" Debate
Replies: 128
Views: 33983

I'm not sure I agree with GenZombie about getting the feel of a room better by doing this though - for me, observation works better. #1 There is an amount of dancing a DJ can do that I believe helps, going overboard will obviously not work. #2 Watching the room is always first, putting yourself int...
by GemZombie
Tue Apr 29, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: The "Removing The CD Player" Debate
Replies: 128
Views: 33983

I also once again defend the DJ who wants to Dance a tune while the laptop is going. Unless the DJ is completely irresponsible and dances every song, I don't see a problem with a DJ dancing while the next song is already queued up. Depending on the situation, I find being one of the dancers instead ...
by GemZombie
Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:43 pm
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: Laptop DJing
Replies: 647
Views: 163834

Sure... anything bus powered is gonna grab more battery juice. I'm always plugged in when I DJ, so I never really cared.
by GemZombie
Sat Apr 26, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Mixed Tempo songs?
Replies: 32
Views: 13167

She cracks me up... such personality.
by GemZombie
Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:31 am
Forum: Technical Questions
Topic: Forum Slower since the move
Replies: 4
Views: 5719

It's a conspiracy!
by GemZombie
Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:06 am
Forum: Technical Questions
Topic: Forum Slower since the move
Replies: 4
Views: 5719

Today it's nice and snappy...
by GemZombie
Thu Apr 17, 2008 10:20 pm
Forum: Technical Questions
Topic: Forum Slower since the move
Replies: 4
Views: 5719

Forum Slower since the move

Are other people noticing how slow the board is since the move? Any plans on addressing that if so?
by GemZombie
Wed Mar 26, 2008 4:46 am
Forum: Tech Talk
Topic: External Sound Cards for Laptop DJing
Replies: 152
Views: 67671

Thankfully the problem is solved. I'll attach USB audio devices only to the right-hand bus in the future. Is it though? That seems like solving a toothache by chewing on the other side of your mouth. There is no excuse for a USB port on a high end laptop to not work anything but perfectly. I certai...