I used the onboard microphone on the iPad to record this little snippet. Had to put it all the way across the room to do the drums - there's still not input gain on the thing. I wonder if that's a hardware limitation....
Totally mixed on the ipad using the onboard compression effect on the external mic/ small room setting. Doesn't really sound horrible, does it?
I've been working on a new drum kit this weekend. Replaced the heads (all the heads!) on my drum kit and tuned that sucker up. Set up a minimal mic array and went to town. Here is a little preview of the sound. I have some more testing a improvements to make, but since my last kit was so highly acclaimed, this bad boy will but up for sale on audiopropellor.com.
I'm a fan of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Wiretap radio show. It used to be on NPR here, but we got rid of it for some worthless show - however, I only listened via podcast, so no matter. They are having a theme song 'contest', which I just submitted for. Here is the submission for your listening pleasure.
I created this track with a few samples from a papermate xtend gel pen. I clicked the pen a few times, unscrewed it and plucked the spring a few times. Inspiration came from the impossible acoustic blog pen experiment. My had fewer moving parts to manipulate than his, but I was able to make some interesting sounds with only a few basic clicks and tones.