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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Rat Fink Reply:

Oh yes, Thomas. But before you de-friend me, I’m basically using it for composition & sequencing. I still love me PC!

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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 ReplyBoomR Reply:August 6th, 2009 at 10:39 am@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… Read more »

Will
Will
6 August, 2009 10:16 am

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

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Rat Fink Reply:

I actually opened it and played around a bit. I see why all the kids at school dig it!

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Will Reply:

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 »

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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Rat Fink Reply:

Haha. I did it just to honk you off, Stein.
:P

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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 Reply:

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

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Rat Fink Reply:

Yeah guys – and I gotta get that upgrade to W7. Running Vista on the desktop at school, although no problems yet for what I use it for (web, Word, Finale — we’ll see how it works with Joomla). My IT gal intended to order the XP “downgrade” but somehow some wires got crossed. Need to talk to her about that this day…

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Sam
Sam
8 August, 2009 8:49 pm

This is me reading… and not saying anything.

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Rat Fink Reply:

HA – I can hear yer neurons from here, pal.

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