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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: [fb2k v2] SQLite Utilities (foo_sqlite)
Last post by muzack -
Hi, I'm trying to wrap my head around this plugin, and its usage. I wonder if it is possible to use it to store information per artist and per album (like an internal wiki or reviews database) without writing this information to the audio files itself (and getting it "materialized" in the sqlite db). Thanks for any hints in the right direction.
Lossless / Other Codecs / Re: TTA codec rewrite
Last post by rdtsh -
for linking with gold, comment out lines 65 & 66 in the make script (-O3, -icf=safe). they shave a couple of kilobytes off the binary, but make it ~4% slower. gold is still faster than just clang

i'll think about putting the code on some source host in the next week or two
General Audio / Re: Where does the sound in a mic comes from
Last post by DVDdoug -
There's a lot of SM57s
The SM57/58 is the most popular microphone of all time!!!   A LOT of stage use.     Probably every pro studio has a few but in pro studios they are mostly used for special applications.    The SM57 is commonly used for snare drums or in front of a guitar cabinet.   (It's impossible to overload and distort them.)
General Audio / Re: Where does the sound in a mic comes from
Last post by 2tec -
There's a lot of "mythology" among guitar players (and maybe musicians in general), in some ways similar to the audiophile community.
As there is in every community, including this one. Just saying.

There's a lot of SM57s. Based on this video, I can infer that many musicians can tell a poor mic from a better one. I'm not a musician and I could tell just by listening to the tests.