How to Adjust Right Left Balance in Windows

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Somewhere along the line developers forgot that sometimes when people listen to music they want to adjust the right left balance without having to load audio into a DAW such as ProTools or Ableton Live. In my case I want to do this if I’m working on tunes with Jamey Aebersold or Hal Leonard play along tracks. Download the util …

What You Need to Know about Washington State’s new “Distracted Driving” Law

Free drawing below! On May 16, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the updated “Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act” which goes into effect in mid-July. The law drastically increases penalties for using your smart phone while driving and strengthens the widely ignored existing Washington state hands-free law. What does this mean for you? It means it’s time to …

Toilets that Flush, a Personal Review

Simple pleasures. It’s a cliche of course, but there are in fact some simple pleasures that cost relatively little yet offer a long term relaxing feeling of happiness that is difficult to find elsewhere. Sometimes discovering a simple pleasure comes later in life. For example, I didn’t discover the wonders of pomegranates and avocados, or learn how to spell them, until …

The Day of the Chin, or, Strangling Chickens and Yummy Griblets

Mr Big Chin and the end of civilization.

I nearly lost my place in the music when the unmistakable sound of someone strangling chickens rose above the normal din of crowd noise and vulgarities in the bar. My first thought was that I didn’t recall there ever being chickens in the bar. Alcohol can bring out the inner demons, or clowns, in the gelatinous petri dish of bar …

How to Remove Keys on a Yamaha S90 ES Keyboard

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There are times when you need to remove the keys from your keyboard like when the felts go bad or the contacts break down or your keys get damaged on the gig. Almost all keyboards have a trick or two that makes removing keys easy. The Yamaha S90 ES keyboard is a great set of keys and if you need …