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Building my own passive mixing monitors

I’m currently building my own mixing monitors. I have been using mostly Genelecs my whole life, so this is kind of an adventure for me. I’m using an already existing speaker cabinet and mounting it with MarkAudio Alpair 6.2M full-range speaker elements. So far I have only done really quick testing to assure my cabling inside the speaker works.

This is the first time I do this stuff. I was a bit afraid that I would blow the speakers up somehow, but it was easy enough not to mess up and I got the speakers working the first time. So far they sound really nice, but I intend to come up with somekind of a variovent for the ex-tweeter hole in front. From the inside this speaker is a heavily dampened transmission-line type of enclosure. There’s a tunnel inside it which leads to the front port. It puts out some really respectable bass for its size. Being a point-source speaker it also has very definitive stereo image.

The beauty of a full range speaker is that it doesn’t have any unnecessary electronics inside such as crossovers or filters of anykind. I’m driving the speakers with a T-Class Tripath-based amplifier S.M.S.L SA-S3. It does the job nicely and it is dead quiet and low on distortion.

I will post more pictures when I get these things ready for action!

Work in progress. Full range speakers.

Just did my first purchases on bandcamp.com

Yes, I have been using bandcamp for a long time as a musician and a band member, but never really bought anything from there. Now I have made my first purchases there and I have to say I’m really pleased how easy and fast it can be. I really don’t care anymore if I get a CD or digital download. The music is the same anyway and so far I’ve only bought CD’s, but kind of preferred to support the artists directly. I also think the quality of independent artists has gone up so much it doesn’t really matter if you have a label or not.

Visit my bandcamp fan-profile here:
https://bandcamp.com/werihukka

These were the records I bought from bandcamp all of which are spectacular:


Support music. It’s a lifetime investment.

Dragonborn Comes remix reaches top 10 finalists

Yet another metal remix by Werihukka reached top 10 in a remix competition for Dionne Lightwood feat. Danny Darko.

The competition was launched by Oryx Music and hosted at remixcomps.com.

“Dragonborn” is a celtic ballad composed by EDM producer Danny Darko and inspired from Skyrim soundtrack.  Dionne Lightwood is a multi-genre singer/songwriter from Brighton, UK.

“Although I thought my remix was too heavy for a competition by a dance label, I am very pleased that it was recognized as a quality remix despite being of almost opposite genre of music. I never really thinked of even reaching the top 10. I just thought it would be fun to make a remix of my own. Lets see how it goes.” -Werihukka

Listen to the top 10 remixes here: 

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