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Name: Michael Resch

Location: Lincoln, NE, US

Occupation: Music Minister

Member Since: November 21, 2017


A little about me

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Short Bio: I am a #Catholic #Folk #SingerSongwriter who has been a Music Minister for the Catholic Church for nearly 50 years. I play a Martin D-28s Guitar named "St. Camillus", an Epiphone Banjo named "Jake", a Roland Synthesizer named "PMA-5", my 'Cello which doesn't have a name, and a Roland "WX-7 MIDI Wind Controller" which can Control the "PMA-5" using MIDI to Create Original Catholic Folk Genre Music. Oh, and I Sing too, I have a Range that starts at Upper Baritone, and stretches to Lower Tenor. My first Album was Inspired by Jesus' Teaching in the Gospel of Matthew, 10:42, to give "a cup of cold water" to the least of the brethren for the brethren's sake. Based on that Teaching, I recorded an Album called "A Cup of Cold Water" gleaned from my first 30 years in Music Ministry for the Catholic Church that began in January of 1968, when I was appointed to be the Leader of the High School Folk Group at St. John Fisher Catholic Church in Portland Oregon by the Pastor, when I was a Sophomore in High School, and continued to the Fall of 1998, when I was the President of Resch Engineering, Inc., a Materials Science & Engineering based Company, working mainly on Medical Implant Product Liability Litigation Cases for the Plaintiffs. In the Fall of 1998 I turned our Conference Room into a Digital Audio Recording Studio, where I spent 6 months Recording & Producing my 10 Track Album of Original Material (except for "All my Trials" which is in the Public Domain but I have some Custom Lyrics for). I filed a Copyright on 2/9/17 (my Wife's Birthday) for the Album, (at the time called "A Cup of Water - Catholic) which is the name I submitted to iTunes that iTunes changed. Part of my Mission as a Music Minister is to give that Album away for Free to anyone who wants to Listen to it, using my Website: Resch.com as a Distribution Vehicle for facilitating Free Downloads of the Album. I also Produce Christian Contemporary Compilation Albums to give away for Free using that Website.

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Os: Windows

Machine: The PC I am currently using is named "Blackbird", built by my oldest Son, Luke, originally as a Gaming Machine. It has a 64 bit ASUS Motherboard with 16 GB of RAM onboard, and an AMD Phenom II(tm) X4 965 Processor (64 bit) running @ 3.4 GHz. The Video Subsystem consists of an NVIDEA GeForce 9700 with 4 GB of RAM. The Sound Subsystem is 24 bit utilizing a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro PCI Sound Card, with the Line-in and Speaker-out jacks running through a "PEAVY Unity Series 300" 12 Channel Stereo Mixer. I am currently a Member of the Microsoft Windows Insider Program, so I get access to Advanced Builds of the Windows 10 Pro (64 bit) Operating System to run on the "Blackbird". For an OS I am Currently running the Windows Insider Preview Version 1709, Build 17046.1 of Windows 10 Pro. It surpasses the capabilities of the Current Windows 10 Pro Creators Fall Update released on 10/17/17 & has a few Idiosyncrasies, but all-in-all is Good News for the Future of Windows 10 Pro. I use GoldWave v. 6.31 (64 bit) Audio Recording, Editing & Playback Software with the "X-Fi" to Record the Pandora Christian Contemporary Radio Station off the air. It's Bit Stream is only 192 kbps, but with the Digital Signal Processing in Hardware available on the X-Fi, I can Record @ 16 bit Sample Size, 96 kHz Sample Rate, 3.072 Mbps Bit Rate stereo, which I then bump up to 24 bit, 96 kHz, 4.608 Mbps for Re-equalization and Maximum Amplitude Normalization of each Track in Software using GoldWave. I use this Machine to Produce Albums of Christian Contemporary Music which I have Available on my Website: Resch.com for people to Download for Free off of my Google Drives. Additionally, I use the capabilities of "Blackbird's" Quad Four Processor, and the Graphics Speed of the NVIDEA 9700, to Screen Capture GoldWave in 1920x1080p HD Playing Digital Audio Files displaying the Wave-forms and their Frequency Spectrum and make Videos to Watch & Download for Free in MP4 format on my Site.