The D Channel

robbed by the presidency
January 23, 2011, 2:28 PM
Filed under: humor

…it isnt too far from the truth, actually. the effigy of the president stealing is just as good as the real thing.

Austrian authorities are searching for a bank robber who uses an unusual disguise: He wears a Barack Obama mask during his holdups.

details HERE

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obsessed much?
January 23, 2011, 1:38 PM
Filed under: tech, Uncategorized

its truly a sad day in the world when facebook takes priority over brushing your teeth or washing your face or, (gasp!) bathing. there’s a fuckin problem when the website trafficked most by your computer is a complete waste of time. seriously… everyone else and what theyre doing and thinking isnt as important. stop refreshing your news wall and go do something. look at porn. buy something on ebay. jesus christ.

goddamn you, mark zuckerberg.

details HERE

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old skool mac x new skool dj
January 23, 2011, 1:25 PM
Filed under: dj/skratching/mixing/music, tech

screw all the new high tech crap at NAMM… this is the shit. i’d do this at my gigs if it wasnt so heavy.

details HERE

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NAMM 2011
January 23, 2011, 1:12 PM
Filed under: dj/skratching/mixing/music, tech

well, every other blog out there is already covering all the new DJ stuff at NAMM this year, so im just going to comment on the two new products that stood out the most for me…

1. numark NS6.

its smaller than my NS7 and has the ability to control 4 decks. its great, but i think it wont sell as well because of the “feel” of the platters. i was never really big on tactility when dj-ing until i actually used a DVS (a la serato scratch live)… now, i dont want to use a controller that doesnt have motorized platters. i learned on a controller that wasnt motorized and i always thought it felt artificial.. then came the NS7 and V7 controllers from numark and it was game over. again, im not sure if the NS6 is going to sell as well to the older skool crowd, but its still a great product.

2. serato scratch live with SL4 interface

finally! a way for djs to transition by switching laptops alone… kudos to Rane and Serato. if i was using tech12s id definitely use this when i gig with my cousin. this, and a Rane 68. then again, id be broke.

HERE‘s some other stuff that would be of interest

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got trucks?
January 23, 2011, 12:41 PM
Filed under: automotive, misc

ha! like i have money for a new car. anyhow… i havent been posting regularly ‘cos of these things. ive been either working on them, running them, or furiously searching the internet or hobby shops looking for hop-up parts or anything that would replace some of the crappy stock parts. needless to say, that takes up a lot of time like it did before years ago when i first got into the hobby. ive been working a lot of OT and weekends, and this has been a great way for me to relax and get my mind de-stressed.

so, here’s the breakdown… the larger of the 2 is the new HPI Savage Flux 2350 electric brushless monster truck… and a monster it is. a 1/8th scale brushless powered r/c vehicle is no joke. especially when it cant stop on wet grass and manages to smash into the back of my foot, tripping me and making me land on my ass. no joke. at all. it’s already modified, as all my vehicles are, regardless of scale.

the smaller one is the 1/16th scale Traxxas Summit VXL brushless truck… not quite as powerful as the Savage, but fast and fun, nonetheless. it too, is modified.

my dog is scared of both of them… i speculate that he thinks theyre haunted or some shit. he especially hates when unmounted tires roll by themselves.

and here they are… (and their promo videos from youtube)

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must be love
January 23, 2011, 12:07 PM
Filed under: humor, misc

…when you pick your girl’s own booger. even i won’t do that.

fucking. nasty.

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