Want to know how to keep up with all the new metal, even before it's released? Thousands of new metal albums come out every year. How can anyone keep up with them all? I'm gonna show you the easy way, on the debut episode of Old Man Metal's Shorts.
Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 16
The Top Ten Metal Albums of the Year for 2022 according to Old Man Metal. Great new death metal, death/thrash, black/speed, crossover/thrash and black/death/thrash from Midnight, Goatwhore, SpiritWorld and more, all on the 16th episode of OMM's solo podcast. After listening to literally hundreds of great new #metal #albums in #2022, these are the best of the best.
Talking Head Shot Transition Test ft. Spiegelau IPA Glass
Dialing in the smoothness of a commonly-used "talking head" shot transition is the order of the day as Old Man Metal tests different linear and non-linear custom motion options while opining about the sensational Spiegelau IPA glass and drinking an End of Plagues IPA from Burial Beer Company. This is the latest checkpoint in a never-ending quest to optimize the editing of his eponymous #podcast. Also includes a reprise of the audiovisual "clicker" scene transition, the first #test of a new object-tracking text label element, and a revisit of THE HAND audiovisual lightning-crash effect, now optimized for use with a full-screen scene.
Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 15
A new folding blade, a new knife review! The Benchmade Nakamura 484S-1 replaces the Nakamura 484S in Old Man Metal's pocket, and he takes a side-by-side look at the two, including a comparison of the two super-steels Crucible CPM-S90V and Böhler M390. He also looks back on four and a half years with the Nakamura 484S, all while drinking a Surf Wax IPA from Burial Beer Company.
Old Man Metal’s Musings, Episode 14
Old Man Metal looks at the Top Ten Metal Albums of the Year for 2021 on the 14th episode of his solo podcast. Great new crossover, thrash, death metal, crust punk, black/thrash, black/death/thrash, and crust/speed/thrash from Desaster, Cannibal Corpse, 200 Stab Wounds and more! After listening to literally hundreds of great new metal albums in 2021, these are the best of the best.
New Live Feed Setup: Logitech C930e Webcam, Blue Yeti Mic and OBS Studio
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’s Musings, Episode 13
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.
Testing 67 Free LUTs on Ungraded Drone Footage
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".
New Background Test with Dual Chromakey Green Screen Tracks
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’s Musings, Episode 9 Afterword
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.