February 2, 2021

How to shoot and edit Apple’s ProRAW format on iPhone 12 Pro.

We’ve been able to shoot with Adobe’s RAW DNG (Digital Negative) format since iPhone 7. But…only with third party apps. Now Apple has finally introduced RAW in the Camera and Photos apps on the iPhone 12 Pro models in iOS 14.3.

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photography
January 28, 2021

Review: Rockett Mr. Moto Trem Verb.

Practical ambience for tongue drum.

For those looking to enhance the sound of their tongue drum for live performance or recording (rather than morphing it into something else entirely) a combo tremolo/reverb pedal may be all you need. Mr. Moto puts these two classic ’60s-amp effects into one pedal: a thickening and dimensional spring reverb and a poetic tremolo. The pedal can really sweeten the sound of a tongue drum without overpowering its natural beauty.

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music tonguedrum
December 29, 2020

How to fry a burger in your waffle maker.

Over the last two years I’ve sporadically worked at a manuscript called Waffleiron Chef, a cookbook filled with conventional and unconventional recipes for your waffle maker. For Christmas this year I got Dash’s great little book Wonderful Mini Waffles. It’s essentially the same idea. So I’ve put Waffleiron Chef on hold, but thought I’d share some of the more intriguing recipes I’ve come up with here on the blog.

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waffles food recipes
December 14, 2020

Maneco Minilooper Delay/Looper.

A review and how-to.

Is it a very short, one-pass, 30-second looper or a very long 30-second delay? This slightly-oversize, lo-fi pedal uses the same circuit to do either. While very basic in operation, it has useful features like reverse and pitch shifting, typically found on more complex loopers.

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music tonguedrum
December 9, 2020

Eggnog Waffles.

A two-ingredient recipe if you have extra at the end your noggin’.

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waffles food recipes
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