Well, look who it is.

6 August, 2009
Rat Fink

The Fink, with a Mac. HA

Bet some of you never thought you’d see the day. Actually, I must say that Macs have come a long way since the old days. I have to admit that this machine feels and acts a lot like a Windows computer. Right or wrong, that’s how it feels to me. It’s all good, though.

Now I have to get Boom Boom up here to do his mammoth Logic Studio training session (and believe me, it will be mammoth). Willie boy, there’s a whole lotta chocolate and vino coming your way as gifts!

Still, I love me some XP at home (and I also got a new PC desktop at school), so you could say that I’m playin’ for both teams. Heh.

Speaking of teams, the Tribe won one last night. I also got all the high school choir music ordered, survived a nasty hospital test (no worries, all is well), and got some other issues straightened out. Things’re lookin’ up, fiends. Things’re lookin’ up.

Off to play with Jake for the morning.

Fink out.

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Tom Hanks
Tom Hanks
6 August, 2009 9:35 am

A mac!?…Oh no!@!

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Jan
Jan
6 August, 2009 9:47 am

whooo hoooo! Welcome to the world of mac! When you invite Boom Boom to OH would you let me sit in the corner? I am taking an hour logic pro class once a week with a mac genius at the store. I am not giving it as much time as I need. One thing for sure, I am getting real good at Garageband! XXOO

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BoomR
BoomR
6 August, 2009 10:39 am
Reply to  Jan

@Jan: I’m up for a 2-for-1 deal if you are!! :-) But Fink’s use case may be a little different than what you may be doing with Logic. Still, if you’re getting one of the MacStore Genius-suz-uzz to walk you through LS, you are probably WAY better ahead than li’l old me

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Will
Will
6 August, 2009 10:16 am

Congrats on the mac. Wait until you start playing with Garage Band.

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Will
Will
7 August, 2009 2:25 pm
Reply to  Rat Fink

It’s awesome for podcasting also, not that you need anything else on your plate.

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BoomR
BoomR
6 August, 2009 10:39 am

First of all, Bite Your Tongue, gurl! “…machine acts & feels a lot like a Windoze machine…” You sure know how to hurt a guy, eh? LOL Hey – check this out: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2344661,00.asp (speaking of playing for both teams!) GarageBand is fun, but we’re going right to the A+ package with Logic Studio. WAY more virtual instruments, samplers, + the entire GB loop library. Once you get your feet wet with Logic & see how to do your sequences using this platform, you’ll slap yourself on the forehead & say, “Why didn’t I know about this sooner??!!” Can we have… Read more »

BoomR
BoomR
6 August, 2009 10:57 pm
Reply to  Rat Fink

So Boot Camp forces the Mac to boot in Windoze only. The better solution is VMWare Fusion…it’s CHEAP and it basically lets you run a “virtual” Windows machine all at the same time you’re still running OS X. You can switch back & forth just like switching to a different program. Bootcamp requires a reboot to get back to Mac. I’ll show you when I see you (I run VMWF on my MacBook Pro). Apple just released an update to LS about a week ago – one of the key new features is WAY improved notation support. BUT if you… Read more »

Stein
Stein
6 August, 2009 12:12 pm

Yiou have fallen to the dark side. You have been tempted by the quick and easy path which shall lead to hatred and destruction.

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Mathew
Mathew
6 August, 2009 11:24 pm

Windows XP?? pfffft. Windows 7 64-bit ftw.

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BoomR
BoomR
7 August, 2009 12:36 am
Reply to  Mathew

XP = smart… Vista = BLECH… Jury still out on Windoze 7…

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Sam
Sam
8 August, 2009 8:49 pm

This is me reading… and not saying anything.

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