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Mark Cotton (mcfontaine)
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As soon as my upgrade comes through I'm putting it on-hold for the year your allowed to.
 
I've just installed Windows 10 on my desktop computer. The fact I'm posting this from my Android phone should tell you all you need to know about my experience so far, but if you'd like my initial appraisal of Microsoft's groundbreaking new OS:

Tl;dr: Slow and crashy.

The start bar keeps freezing and I haven't yet managed to see what the reinstated start button does because so far it hasn't done anything at all. Task Manager has just crashed. No idea what kind of experience Edge offers as every route towards opening it freezes before I get there. I think he should just go back to being a guitarist.

That's it, really. How does one review something that doesn't work?
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Probably a good idea. I naïvely assumed that they wouldn't release it until it worked.
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This week the team ask Rafe Blandford “What are you wearing?” and the answer - surprisingly - turns out to be “Practically every smartwatch on the market!". Working their way along Rafe’s forearms, the team review current offerings and discuss if this new type of device will succeed.

Also, listen to hear how you can vote on the ‘best smartphone available’ and have a chance to win the one you vote for.

http://361podcast.com/episodes/s10e04
This week the team ask Rafe Blandford “What are you wearing?” and the answer - surprisingly - turns out to be “Practically every smartwatch on the market!". Working their way along Rafe’s forearms, the team review current offerings and discuss if this new type of device will succeed.
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Now I'm not just saying this because +361 Podcast are one of my new clients, but because I genuinely think this is a brilliant little "how to guide" for podcasting.

http://361podcast.com/what-we-use 
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Beautiful bend at 0.45 and then that held note at 1.18 ... perfectly timed, longer that you would expect, but not so long as to be daft, just perfect & the tone that note has. As I've told you before Andy, you have that "on the edge" of breaking up to a tee man.

Great to see you back on YouTube. 
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Hey Mark, thank you for the detailed review of the clip. It's really easy to go for sustained notes, with this guitar...because it does it with such ease. Honduran mahogany, Brazilian Rosewood, hide glue, the works. It's a goer.
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It's the 1st of June so it's time for #AudioMo 2015.

Post a piece of audio everyday for the month ... whatever you want.
A remix/re-recording of the theme I wrote for #AudioMo 2014 … Again featuring … DAYLIGHTGAMBLER DEANREAD DFBMBE DOCUMENTALLY FIREMANRICH FREAKYFWOOF IANKATH JN2N MACOLGAN NAUGHTY_TART OMANIBLOG PILGRIMCHRIS ROGEROVERALL SASSYCAT SLANDI SM2N SOULCRUZER TOPGOLD UKCAMERAMAN … and of course, last but not least, with a message for this year … ERNMANDER. #AudioMo, #AudioMo2015, #mcfontaine, #DAYLIGHTGAMBLER, #DEANREAD, #DFBMBE, #DOCUMENTAL...
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So it starts . . .
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Spent the last few hours preparing the next batch of cd's to go off to Bletchley Park Veteran interviewee's.

It's just a little thank you to the Veterans and gives them the chance to share their stories among family and friends. It's even more amazing when I later hear back from them that it leads to other generations of their families to finally appreciate what they did during WW2.

Just another thank you for their service.
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You provide a great service yourself my friend. It doesn't go unnoticed 😉
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An 88 minute Blues Explosion.

Each time I've seen JSBX they have been amazing. TESTIFY brother Jon.
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Yet another brilliant track from Black Light Ray. I've not heard anything but great tracks so far ... keep up the fantastic-guitar-layering-work.
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Great to hear the news.

Get well VERY soon Tam.
 
An Update about Tamara

As you may or may not know, Tamara hurt her knee while we were in Montenegro.

Not only that but she developed huge temperatures so we came home.

Heres an update.
An Update about Tamara. Tamara hurt her knee while we were in Montenegro. Not only that but she developed huge temperatures so we came home. Heres an update
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So please to have been able to help Jo with some of the sounds for this package. She create a wonderful tribute to our Veteran's.
 
A wonderful package put together by the BBC's Jo Black, including a couple of our VE Day Veteran's memories.
Correspondent, Jo Black, heard from some of the surviving Enigma machine operators.
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70 years ago on May the 7th 1945 General Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces in Europe. The next day then became Victory in Europe Day.
 
In this clip we bring you some of the sounds from those two monumental days along with the memories of some of our amazing Veterans that we have had the honour to interview over nearly three years now. This clip includes, 
Betty Flavell  (WRNS 1944-1945)
Joyce Roberts (WAAF 1945-1947)
Dot Tuffin (WRNS 1943-1945)
Marigold Freeman-Attwood (WRNS 1943-1945)

Our monthly show will have a much longer tribute to our Veteran's with their memories not only of VE Day, VJ Day and post war.

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May 2015 70 years ago on May the 7th 1945 General Jodl signed the unconditional surrender of all German forces in Europe. The next day then became Victory in Europe Day. In this clip we bring you some of the sounds from those two monumental days along with the memories of some of our amazing Veterans that we have had the honour to interview over nearly three years now. This clip includes, Betty Flavell (WRNS 1944-1945) Joyce Rober...
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@mcfontaine - audio wrangler
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mcfontaine - Audio Wrangler & Stunt Guitarist.
 
I'm a freelance "audio wrangler" based in Northampton in the heart of the UK.
 
But what's an audio wrangler ... well it's my way of saying if you give me your audio .. interviews, podcasts ... spoken word ... i will edit it, clean it up ... basically, make it sound professional.
 
 
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Guitarist for hire ... or rent. Bass Player in PlasticsoulUK Bletchley Park Podcast Producer Business Jazz Podcast Producer
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Freelance Audio Engineer, Podcast Producer & Musician
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Audio Engineer, Podcast creator/producer, musician & cocktail inventor.
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    audio wrangler, 2010 - present
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