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#218393 - 10/17/13 06:36 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: silvertones]
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Originally Posted By: silvertones
BTW disable the audio portion of the webcam. Make sure in the sound appelett for windows that the PV6 is selected for the "voice" feature.


Pay attention to this ^^.

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#218394 - 10/17/13 06:52 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: rockstar_not]
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Originally Posted By: rockstar_not
Originally Posted By: silvertones
BTW disable the audio portion of the webcam. Make sure in the sound appelett for windows that the PV6 is selected for the "voice" feature.


Pay attention to this ^^.



I would if I new what it meant. You can only choose one mic at a time for the web cam and I don't know which sound applet he is referring to.
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#218463 - 10/18/13 01:00 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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FWIW, I didn't disable anything.. I just ignored all other mics in the list and selected the my audio interface as the mic. Works OK for me even without disabling the webcam mic.


On a different but related note: I got called in to work on Saturday, so I had to cancel my Saturday SJ slot. I'll squeeze it in sometime over the weekend unannounced. Maybe Sunday afternoon

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#218467 - 10/18/13 03:05 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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ha, ha -- my MP3 player is a low volume unit. I need more umpff from that unit and there is no independent volume control for the "tape in" option. I'll have to try and borrow my wife's MP3 player.

My first few attempts to play to backing have been a comedy of errors. Timing the start of the song with me in the "music ready" position is tough. I am going to have to add 5-10 seconds to the songs, so I can be ready to go when the song kicks off.
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#218488 - 10/18/13 05:44 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Originally Posted By: Kemmrich
ha, ha -- my MP3 player is a low volume unit. I need more umpff from that unit and there is no independent volume control for the "tape in" option. I'll have to try and borrow my wife's MP3 player.

My first few attempts to play to backing have been a comedy of errors. Timing the start of the song with me in the "music ready" position is tough. I am going to have to add 5-10 seconds to the songs, so I can be ready to go when the song kicks off.


What John was talking about was making sure that the PV6 is selected for the audio.

As for level, do you have any adapters to go from RCA Male to 1/4" mono - if so, just use the 1/4" ins on channels 1 and 2 on the PV6 where you have some input gain adjustment. Too bad there isn't a tape monitor adjustment.

Playing along with tracks is kind of tricky in a live situation - in my opinion. I've only done it a couple of times, and I had to do the same thing that you suggest, except I actually modified my intros so I wouldn't need to be playing immediately. Something to think about for your future arrangements.

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#218489 - 10/18/13 05:58 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: rockstar_not]
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Originally Posted By: rockstar_not
... As for level, do you have any adapters to go from RCA Male to 1/4" mono - if so, just use the 1/4" ins on channels 1 and 2 on the PV6 where you have some input gain adjustment. Too bad there isn't a tape monitor adjustment.

That's a good idea -- I actually have a RCA to two 1/4" adapter!

Originally Posted By: rockstar_not
...Playing along with tracks is kind of tricky in a live situation - in my opinion. I've only done it a couple of times, and I had to do the same thing that you suggest, except I actually modified my intros so I wouldn't need to be playing immediately. Something to think about for your future arrangements.

It will take some practice, I can see why folks get a foot pedal to start and stop the backing tracks input. I don't plan on playing out with backing tracks, so I don't mind clunking along. The 8-second delay should work fine for me -- although I do manually have to pick up the MP3 player and stop it and then start it again -- I don't plan to just go from song to song -- streetjelly lends itself to a little bit of banter (mercifully short, of course) between songs.
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#218494 - 10/18/13 06:25 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: rockstar_not]
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Originally Posted By: rockstar_not
... As for level, do you have any adapters to go from RCA Male to 1/4" mono - if so, just use the 1/4" ins on channels 1 and 2 on the PV6 where you have some input gain adjustment. Too bad there isn't a tape monitor adjustment....


This idea worked beautifully!!!!! I have a 3/4 Left/right (and a 5/6) that is made just for this purpose -- or at least stereo input of some sort. Now I have full gain control over the MP3 player. Thanks for the great idea!

Kevin
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#219141 - 10/26/13 03:31 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Set list for todays jam.

1. Amazed (Lonestar)
2. You'll think of me (Keith Urban)
3. Father & Son (Cat Stevens)
4. Sit Down (James)
5. I can see clearly now (Johnny Nash)
6. Josephine - acoustic version (Brandi Carlise)
7. I will always be here - acoustic version (Joanne Cooper and Floyd Jane)
8. Need you like a hole in the head (Joanne Cooper)original version from 2001, performed acoustic
9. Whiter shade of pale (Procol Harum) time permitting

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#219146 - 10/26/13 08:12 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Looking forward to JosieC show (that's jo131's nom de plume for streetjelly!). Pat goes on after her and I will follow Pat.

I am going to try something new -- I am going to use backing tracks. I am having quite the time trying to get the confidence that it will all work. Last night I did a couple of song test -- and I couldn't hear my mic in the mix unless I pressed tape to mix (which is totally not right). I think me going back and forth between the USB audio codec and normal PC sound threw things off because this morning everything is the way it should be. I guess I'll just reboot the PC before I fire up the SJ session.

Unfortunately, my lead playing has degraded beyond recognition and the backing track versions have many timing differences from my guitar/vocal versions -- should be interesting.

Other than that, it will be great (LOL!). Well, at least Josie and Pat will be.

1:30 PM EDT: Date/Time Converter. Depending on when Pat finishes, I may go on before this time (or after).

Set List:
1. I Think I found Love
2. You Start Things Spinning
3. lil Sasquatch
4. Little Bit of Loving
5. We Chose the Road
6. Hey Hey
7. This is her Weekend
8. Angels and Devils Never Agree


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#219152 - 10/26/13 10:00 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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I was planning to bail on todays' scheduled SJ performance... but since I'm sandwiched between two friends, I'll try to at least show up for a few songs.

It takes me too long to create my tracks. Just one of the songs took me two weeks to create. By the time I have 5 tracks created, there's no time left to practice them. So I'm going to back off after today and just focus on track creation without a deadline.

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#219153 - 10/26/13 10:03 AM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Deadlines are what makes things happen! (ha, ha)
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#219171 - 10/26/13 02:05 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Kevin and JosieC,

I marvel at your comfort levels in front of the camera... you both seem very at ease throughout your sets.

I'm an introvert who can't really get up in front of people unless I am totally prepared, and something about the random glitches I've experienced on SJ keeps me from feeling totally prepared.

I may have to try a different delivery system besides the JukeBox... apparently I don't understand it well enough, because it never responds the way I'm expecting... which also serves to disrupt the ol' confidence.

Also the time it takes to get every aspect of a track nailed down is daunting... especially the way I'm doing it, with embedded MIDI commands to synch the vocal processor and guitar effects with the tracks.

I plan to retire in May, at which time I will have far more opportunity to work on tracks... until then, I'm not going to frustrate myself by presenting insufficiently-prepared songs on SJ.

But I'll still tune in to watch and tip anyone else from here who may decide to give it a whirl. Still waiting on Danny Campo and Josie Beck

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#219172 - 10/26/13 02:34 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Pat Marr]
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Pat,

Missed your show today but everything I have heard from you so far has been top notch. With this said if I were you I would not give it up. I for one of many would like to keep you on stage.

Now for me . . . I am still tweaking my new sound system for my weekly live gigs so at this point in time in no way do I feel confident enough with the sound (especially considering a totally new delivery method)to go live on air. Therefore I feel I am still a few weeks away from jumping in with both feet.

PS: I will take you up on your offer to help with the on air setup questions. Thanks again.

Later,
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#219173 - 10/26/13 02:35 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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Missed Josie and Pat today, but truly enjoyed Kevin's set.

Good job Kevin!

Later,
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#219175 - 10/26/13 02:42 PM [Off-Topic] Re: Anyone heard of/used StreetJelly.com? [Re: Kemmrich]
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A pretty good showing from the PG Music crowd!

Thanks for the sound level comment Pat. It means I just need to trust my headphone mix better. The backing tracks did seem lower to me than my guitar/vocal part. I'll ease off on my mic a bit and then turn up the overall gain a tad.

For the first time using backing tracks, it went as well as can be expected. I probably need to set Sonar to mono when I practice -- it might give me a better sense of what you all are hearing.
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