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Picard

Member since Nov 2013 • Last active Feb 2021
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  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    Right, and they're slow. You could be riding this 28 year old beauty ...

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    There were some errors about 20 mins in, but Max sorted them and apologised. Oh well

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    J0nathan,

    My friend Max posted this on FaceBook last night, so I thought I'd pass it on here to you and anyone else that fancies listening to some "weird underground" music next weekend. I'm listed near the end as Phil Noize. Enjoy!

    Noize.co.uk Radio Presents (this Saturday 23rd Jan @ 17:00)

    NIGHT FULL OF CHARM AND DELIGHTFUL TUNES
    <<<<<>>>>Saturday 23.January. Our radio show is going on a roll with some very special GUEST'S throughout the day and night.
    We are very pleased to welcome on board:<<<<>>>>
    *Soylent Black- Resident DJ at Fnoob Techno Radio http://www.fnoobtechno.com SoylentBlack plays hard industrial techno with shades of EBM, rhythmic noise and doomcore. Active for over 15 years he has played at Infest, Blanc, Kaos, Slimelight, Sinistry, Gravity, Overdrive and La Nuit de Sade.(https://soundcloud.com/SoylentBlack)
    *Edweirdo - Ambient, Industrial, Rhythmic noise, Crossbreed Industrial HC His Sunday radio shows on wirelessfm.net /9-10 pm/are prodigious!

    • Amalgam - All rhythm - oriented, coming from Sparse Beats, Half-Step and Bass infused territory rolling over to industrial f****ry and Hypnotic Techno.
    • have written reviews, reports and entries for several media (from DIY zines to mainstream daily newspaper) since forever
    • co-found and majorly contributed (to) now defunct music & photography webzine letmo.net since 2004
      -resident Dj for Radio 1 Prague
      https://www.facebook.com/Letmo.Productio­ns/
      Xone3 - His project was developed as a physical Audio-Extension of X.One Project and is an exclusive deep trajectory of a disorderly artistic manifestation.
      His Sunday radio shows are a great way of escapism.
      *FarAway- Esoteric Electronics...
      All of his tracks are taken from original tape-production released back in the 80's and 90's underground tape labels networks of the last century..
      *Phil Noize / Founder and heart of the Noize.co.uk)
      *Max Noize - /Noize.co.uk/

    https://www.facebook.com/events/18351237­53304976/

    https://www.facebook.com/NoizeCoUK/

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    I used to refer to my stuff as Industrial Techno, but really it's dark heavy dance music because there's so many influences/genres in there, including some noise.

    Yes, Noize.co.uk

  • in Miscellaneous and Meaningless
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    I have decks and I've also used Traktor for years. Used to play at a couple of clubs including occasional sets at Slimelight and for about four years running a weekly internet radio show on Noize.co.uk. Haven't done any DJing in the last few years, but this lock down business gave me an itch to spin some tunes again.

    Now, my latest laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga i7 16GB 512GB) whilst very capable, was lacking DJing software, so that was my first step. Native Instruments had a half price sale in November, so I purchased a new full version of the latest version of Traktor Pro 3.2 Running this in Windows 10 worked well my NI Audio 6 sound card, but not the older Audio 2, so I settled initially on the Audio 6.

    Next, I needed to select my method of control. This laptop has a touchscreen, so I figured on trying that with the Audio 6 soundcard, but I was finding the knobs and sliders to be rather twitchy and unreliable. I have a couple of controllers: A Faderfox DJ2 and a Numark Mixtrack Edge.
    The Faderfox is a midi device, and works well enough, but it requires batteries and a separate midi lead and soundcard. Now, the 7 year old Numark Mixtrack Edge takes it's power off the USB port, needs no extra soundcard drivers, and it's ultra slim, hence the name "Edge". I wasn't sure it would work in Windows 10, but I checked the firmware was up to date and used Numark's last TSI file to map the controls to Traktor. It works a treat with no need for another soundcard. The result is an ultra compact controller that requires only one lead to connect it to the laptop, and the laptop can do it's "yoga" stuff to sit the keyboard completely out of the way. Any settings changes can be done with the touchscreen, but all the DJing controls work perfectly from the controller.

    The Internet Radio show that I used to run is now run by my friend Max, who recently asked me for a set for his radio show a week on Saturday ... done.

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    Olé ...

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    ^^ The same guy designs for Pinarello

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