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I've heard that a few times when people talk about main stream, computer music, autotune and how the music business is turning to fast cash directions...

Let me tell you, I know a lot of really good musicians and as long as we keep the pursue of being the best we can at what we do, we will win the industry battle ;)

Here's an exemple of production/event I found recently :

What about you ? what impressed you lately ?

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Sean G Thu, 02/04/2016 - 01:34

What impressed me was watching the audience in this video all wearing headphones...

Thats' new to me...having the audience tapped into a headphone mix sans PA...you would therefore be listening to a true mix irrespective of your seating position in the room with everyone hearing the exact same perspective and soundstage.

Thanks for sharing this Marco, some talent on display there, a groovy song with a terrific arrangement and an awesome sound...reminded me of a Zappa composition.

It bought a big :D to my face. Outstanding.

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Sean G Thu, 02/04/2016 - 17:36

I feel I should be listening through my headphones to truly feel a part of the audience experience....

Gotta love that Fender Rhodes sound...I'll never tire of that:D

Thumbs up for posting this one as well Marco...Such a great sound to this group.(y)

Man, that girl can sing !...can I get an Amen !!!

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Matt Fri, 02/05/2016 - 06:46

Sean G, post: 435948, member: 49362 wrote: lol...at 5:54 the guy to the left of the keyboard wearing the beanie looks like a young chubby version of Samuel L. Jackson:D

"check out the big brain on Brad !...."

Haha

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audiokid Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:02

Sean G, post: 435947, member: 49362 wrote: What impressed me was watching the audience in this video all wearing headphones...

Thats' new to me...having the audience tapped into a headphone mix sans PA...you would therefore be listening to a true mix irrespective of your seating position in the room with everyone hearing the exact same perspective and soundstage.

When I used to do the club scene, I never stopped thinking how interesting it would be if everyone would have headphones. It was more based around how room acoustics have always driven me nuts.

The first video starting @ 6 min mark reminds be of Brand X album, Unorthodox Behavior. Older 70's fusion at its best. Not to derail but to simply make a correlation between musical styles and the drumming. I grew up on all this. Its how I jam when I'm actually not doing the pop scene. Lets hope we are seeing a new age of musicianship returning.

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Sean G Fri, 02/05/2016 - 07:07

audiokid, post: 435970, member: 1 wrote: When I used to do the club scene, I never stopped thinking how interesting it would be if everyone would have headphones.

You may be onto something there, Chris....thats' an insane idea.....but

Great for the music.....bad if your trying to pick-up

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dvdhawk Sat, 02/06/2016 - 19:38

Thanks for posting these Marco, I thoroughly enjoyed them all. The time signatures are ridiculous. I watched a YouTube video of them at the Jazz Festival in Java (1 hour and 15 min. or so) shot a couple years ago. They've been at this 12 years now, some of us (me for sure) are just now hearing about them. Thanks again!

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Tony Carpenter Mon, 02/08/2016 - 21:16

Here's my thoughts, for what they are worth. I think it's easy to get jaded if you only observe "mainstream" music. There have always been, and always will be ( I hope) lots of this type of music being made, live, real musicians, just doing what they do, playing really well, with all their hearts. It's what I have missed for myself with not getting to play much with others in recent years, the gelling on something, each putting their own bit in to make that whole sound be what it can be. Be something different fresh, free and straight up.

Tony

.02 from the sunny (lol) south of Scotland :).

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DonnyThompson Tue, 02/09/2016 - 06:52

anyone else notice the old Fender Silver face amp with the 421 on it? I remember those amps. They had that Instant tone. You had to go a long way and really work at screwing up the tone of those beauties.

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Tony Carpenter Tue, 02/09/2016 - 10:24

Sean G, post: 436065, member: 49362 wrote: Hey @Makzimia I see that you are in Scotland...where aboots????

I'm in a wee place called Kirkcaldy at the moment Sean. All the family lives in the UK, I was born here, so, I'm home again :).

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Sean G Tue, 02/09/2016 - 12:59

Makzimia, post: 436072, member: 48344 wrote: I'm in a wee place called Kirkcaldy at the moment Sean. All the family lives in the UK, I was born here, so, I'm home again :).

My family originates from the highlands, Grantown-On-Spey, named after the clan in Strathspey. Its North-east of Aviemore.

Theres' even an ancestral Castle still there, Castle Grant. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castle_Grant

The Grants' were a one of the largest clans in the highlands, we were forever at war with their bitter enemy, The MacDonalds'...
- It must be in my blood, every time I get within 100 feet of a MacDonalds' restaurant, my blood pressure rises...and I start yelling " Craig Elachie !"

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Kurt Foster Tue, 02/09/2016 - 13:28

my Father used to say my Family was descended from the MacDonald clan ..... the story was when they were deposed in the 1100's they hid and lived in the forest so they became "Foresters" ... and that morphed into Foster.

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Sean G Tue, 02/09/2016 - 14:24

Kurt Foster, post: 436078, member: 7836 wrote: my Father used to say my Family was descended from the MacDonald clan .....

I won't hold it against you Kurt ...:D

Kurt Foster, post: 436078, member: 7836 wrote: the story was when they were deposed in the 1100's they hid and lived in the forest so they became "Foresters" ... and that morphed into Foster.

-Many surnames originate as such, they were occupational...its quite interesting if you are into genealogy...many interesting tales of the origins of surnames, especially amongst the clans of Scotland.

- Whereas gynaecology is another field altogether...thats looking up old fiends who once were one a c@nt to you...:ROFLMAO: