Old Man Metal presents the final test of a new live feed setup in his studio, running a Logitech C930e webcam and a Blue Yeti mic in cardioid mode through OBS Studio, while drinking a Surfwax IPA from Burial Beer Company.
Old Man Metal attempts to re-ink an empty Pilot Varsity disposable fountain pen with Noodler's Black ink, but not because he's cheap! The 13th episode of his solo podcast includes a quick look at fountain pen history and anatomy, and a direct comparison of the original ink vs. the Noodler's. Featuring the first use of both the new overhead camera and voiceover segments, all while drinking a Hop Drop 'N Roll IPA from NoDa Brewing Co.
67 free LUTs tested side-by-side with ungraded drone footage in 4 second segments. I made this to simplify selecting the right Color Look Up Table for color grading podcast footage, out of the pile of LUTs that I accumulated during a deep rabbit-hole dive searching the internet for "free LUTs".
Can you stack multiple chromakeyed tracks? Yes you can! Old Man Metal goes behind-the-scenes with new background test footage, including stacking two chromakey tracks with overlapping green screen areas on top of a third video clip for a superlative dynamic studio backdrop... all while drinking a Bells Two Hearted Ale, the IPA of kings.
Old Man Metal updates the ninth episode of his solo podcast: Heist Brewery and New Anthem Beer Project have started code dating their beer cans! OMM celebrates this change with a quick review of his top 5 favorite hazy Northeast IPAs from each brewery, and a look at Julian code dating… all while drinking a 2020 Founders KBS barrel aged imperial stout.
Old Man Metal continues where the Top Ten Metal Album of the Year countdown left off, with a look at the Top Five Metal EPs of 2020 on the twelfth episode of his solo podcast. Great new death metal, black/thrash, and black/speed from Tøronto, Paingiver, Maul, 200 Stab Wounds and GraveRipper… 2020 was The Year of the EP! These are the bands you want to keep an eye on.
Old Man Metal looks at the Top Ten Metal Albums of the Year for 2020 in a New Year's Day Twitter countdown on the eleventh episode of his solo podcast. Great new crossover, thrash, death metal, black/speed, black/thrash, black/death, and death/thrash from Vader, Midnight, Power Trip and more! After listening to literally hundreds of great new metal albums in 2020, these are the best of the best.
This is the last in a series of test videos that I made while setting up a new overhead camera (a Canon Vixia HF R800); getting it set up right took a number of modifications and adjustments, but I finally got it the way I want it.
Old Man Metal combines beer and metal on the ninth episode of his solo podcast, taking a look at the state of North Carolina craft beer during COVID by breaking down his latest beer haul, featuring beer from New Anthem Beer Project, Edmund’s Oast, Foothills Brewing Company, Trophy Brewing Company and more, including an in-depth look at the fifteen different flavor-bomb hops they use— like Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe and El Dorado— and an impassioned discussion of hop fade and the importance of fresh beer and code dating, closing out with a pair of new metal video clips from Red Dead and AJ Nemesis... all while drinking a pint of Blair’s Breakfast Stout, a great coffee-oats-and-lactose stout ale from Wilmington Brewing Company.
Join Old Man Metal in Part II of "Ask Me Anything" as he fields a seeming endless barrage of questions from Dreamin Demon members bored to tears by COVID isolation. Recorded live in site chat and edited to remove interminable typing sequences for your enhanced viewing pleasure, Part II has it all: Seinfeld and literature,... Continue Reading →