[Harp-L] First gig with midi chromatic
Wed May 3 11:09:55 EDT 2017
I will try and make it John. Thanks for the invite!
On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Shirley, John <John_Shirley at xxxxx> wrote:
> Hey all.
> Looks like the auto-correct on my phone had other ideas for the spelling
> of Erik….
> If you’re reading this - sorry Erik!
> - John
> Dr. John Shirley, Professor of Music and Sound Recording Technology
> The University of Massachusetts Lowell
> > On May 3, 2017, at 10:08 AM, Shirley, John <John_Shirley at xxxxx> wrote:
> > Hey Michael - I’m psyched to hear you are loving the DM48 as much as I
> > I am very impressed with the build qualiity and GUI, as well as the
> power and flexibility, of the design. The wealth of musical possibilities
> it represents is staggering.
> > Eric has done an amazing job on this!
> > I’ll post some video on it soon… and I’ll be bringing mine to SPAH for a
> seminar presentation. I know you’re super busy at SPAH, Michael, but if it
> works out it would be fantastic to have you come and play the DM48 at the
> > - John
> > Dr. John Shirley, Professor of Music and Sound Recording Technology
> > The University of Massachusetts Lowell
> >> On May 3, 2017, at 9:08 AM, Michael Rubin <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx
> com> wrote:
> >> I have an I phone 6. I went to the Apple store and bought a converter
> >> a USB to where you charge your phone. $30. My earbuds that came with
> my I
> >> phone have a detachable converter from the earbuds to the phone. I
> went to
> >> the music store and bought a converter from that converter to a quarter
> >> inch cable. I plugged that into a Peavey KB2, a very clean amp that is
> >> basically a little PA speaker. The band is bluegrassy in nature and we
> >> gather around a condenser microphone so I did not route the amp into the
> >> PA, but I could if necessary. Since it was midi, I turned everything
> >> as loud as possible without fear of feedback.
> >> As I am sure you may have gathered if you watch my posts closely, I am
> >> technology challenged. This has so far been a very intuitive process
> >> me.
> >> Richard Hunter, hopefully I can get an audience member to take a video
> >> soon. Perhaps I can find a way to play your patches through one input
> >> the midi through the other or just play your patches through the PA,
> >> because I would love to get some sounds on the diatonic.
> >> As to the software, I am using garageband. It came with my phone for
> >> free.
> >> Michael Rubin
> >> michaelrubinharmonica.com
> >> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 7:21 AM, robert mcgraw <harpbob at xxxxx>
> >>> Could you talk about how you amplified the midi on your gig?
> >>> WVa Bob
> >>> Sent from my iPhone
> >>>> On May 3, 2017, at 8:17 AM, Michael Rubin
> <michaelrubinharmonica at xxxxx
> >>> com> wrote:
> >>>> Last night I liberally peppered my music with the new midi chromatic.
> >>>> Everyone agreed it was awesome. I loved it.
> >>>> Michael Rubin
> >>>> Michaelrubinharmonica.com
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