May 23, 2020

Pro use of the Sony UX560 Pocket Recorder.

The Sony UX560 isn’t sold as a professional recorder, but teeters on that edge of this category with decent, built-in stereo mics, a line input and CD-quality recording. It can be a useful little box as a back-up/on-location podcast recorder, background sound recorder for video, sound sampler, music idea recorder, etc. This article will show you how to use this device and get the best quality recordings.

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gear
May 7, 2020

Current pedal obsession: ZVex Lofi Junkies.

Loop or Instant.

The ZVex Lo-Fi Loop Junky and the ZVex Instant Lo-Fi Junky are outrageously priced and sound like crap. And that’s why people love them. This article explains why so many players are passionate about these pedals, how they can be all analog and how to get the most out of them.

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music pedalurgy
April 25, 2020

How to take cloud-blur time exposures with your iPhone camera.

These cloud-blur photos were created on an iPhone, no Photoshop required. This article will explain the process of time-exposure photos, shows you how and notes the equipment needed to get the best results.

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photography
April 23, 2020

Secrets of the moka pot.

How to make a perfect stovetop espresso.

The moka pot is essentially a percolator for espresso. But instead of the hot water dripping down through the grounds, it’s forced up through the grounds with pressure. This article explains why a moka pot really does make espresso and how to make a great cup of the stuff.

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food
April 15, 2020

Current pedal obsession: Mr. Black Ambience Echoverb.

Small pedal, ambience bigger than your head.

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music pedalurgy
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