Name: Garrett Nelson
Member since: 2000-05-02 08:08:08
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A 19 year old High School dropout with no job. I suck. A wannabe bass/guitar (bass first. ;) )player, who is trying to build a decent studio for making music. I need money. The following statements would logically imply I need a job. I don't want a real job. Active member in the Charlotte, NC, USA (704) 2600. A nice place to meet others interested in technology. I have recently started up my own recording studio called Tone Def Records. It will be a fun experiment.

Recent blog entries by Didel

17 Jan 2004 (updated 17 Jan 2004 at 10:09 UTC) »

Now a 22 year old college student at NC State University doing well. Stunned everyone and went for a Politcal Science degree rather that Computer Science everyone (including me) assumed I would get, but that was not to be. I could not see myself working with computers everyday. I wouldn't recommend PoliSci as a degree for anyone though, I see the whole school in which the Poltical Science department is located as just a dumping ground for the failed engineers among us. I'm now trying to find some info about the beginning of certain moo controversies and the failed plan of moo democracy. To quote our illustrious leader, "it failed as a democracy because no one cared. :)" and I'd have to agree with him, he was dead on.

Not that much has changed though in the past few years though, still not a good bassist, don't keep up with technology as much now, but still hating school. Some things never change. But I lost some friends, gained a few Music is a constant, and so is reading, unfortunately I don't have as much time up here at State as I'd like to pursue music, or to just sit back and read whatever I want for a few hours. The last update was over 3 years ago. So yeah... Life m00ves on. Currently rereading Black Hawk Down, the school bookstore had it for some Political Science course, so I picked up a used copy as a I had lent a friend my original copy and never received it again. And yeah, you can call me Didel Castro. go p0ny.

25 Sep 2000 (updated 25 Sep 2000 at 22:15 UTC) »
Kuro5hin is back! Yay! Not much going on. Have about $3000 of engine parts for a car in my living room. My mom loves that. I am on a perpetual search for new music. What a quest.

Random: Memepool is great. Love Sinfest. FuckedCompany is great. And Suck is always insightful.

Ride Pony, Ride.

6 Sep 2000 (updated 6 Sep 2000 at 21:18 UTC) »

I am such a slacker, I know. Haven't updated in forever. consider this an update for the moment. Been learning Buzz. A very nice and _free_ software synth. Check it out. Today's Penny Arcade was an instant classic.

Latest Concerts attended: Metallica, Korn, Kid Rock, missed Powerman 5000, System of a Down, and Ozzfest (Static-X, Soulfly, Pantera, just to name a few bands there) due to stupidness.

Latest Books read: too many to name, but a short list follows. Snowcrash by Neal Stephenson (a great book), Do Androids Dream of Eletric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick, A Farewell to Arms and For Whom the Bell Tolls, both by Ernest Hemingway, and I reread Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson, and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. I really like the way Stephenson writes, very fresh, very funny. Looking forward to reading The Diamond Age by him.

Been playing bass, living. later.

Not much happening, just kind of living. Felt like writing this very little bit.

I brought Bo, my cat, to the vet today and no heartworms were spotted, doesn't mean that they aren't there, just weren't seen, but still... I am now officially a happy camper. Bo still needs to be monitored, but things are looking good.

Came up with a good sound idea, I hate recording it on tape. A pain in the ass to record, and a pain to get it to sound half way decent. I really need to spend some money on a decent computer all-in-one sound get up. stupid money.

I went to Radio Shack today for a 330K resistor (see below for details), and I had to by 8 dollars worth of resistors to get one. 8 bucks of resistors is a bunch of resistors. Too damn many resistors, but I will finish the synth. Now just need a decent keyboard for MIDI to get it to play. I could use my computer, but I want something to bang on. I have this thing for physical control. I'm embarassed to admit this but one of the reasons I choose the fatman was because of all the cool knobs. heh. I am weird.

We had a false Soulfly sighting (the person, not the band.) Thought he was back in town from his school, turns out his brother is, but he is not. He has a cool recording setup, and he's a really good friend. The only thing bad about him is that he uses FreeBSD instead of linux. ;) Mission Impossible 2 comes out today. Friends want to see it Friday, but Method 51 is playing (a good Charlotte Band, sortof Rageish) at tremount then. decesions. desceions. (sic) Long post.

Oh yeah, It's time for a change.

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