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Re: playing w/ dj's
this is very oddly cool. i was doing this sorta thing a couple years ago.
worked with a dj who spun recs and his how drum beats and noise rec combos
while i did guitar (my main instrument), synths/kbds, etc.
>Subject: playing w/ dj's
>Date: Thu, 17 May 2001 20:25:01 EDT
> > Also, I've got a question: I'm interested in collaborating with a DJ.
> > Not one that just mixes tracks, but one that is much more about
> > samples from a lot of different sources and making something new. My
> > job would be to supply guitar, synths and other wacky devices to the
> > mix. Anyway, every DJ I talk to seems to be against playing with real
> > musicians for some reason.
>- check out a sf-based group called Live Human. they were the support act
>the west-coast leg of a tour I was on (I play with the Tom Tom Club) and
>were truly amazing.
>line-up was double bass, trap set and turntables.
>really very truly integrated; creative as hell; and
>they rocked (and swung) like crazy. they have a couple cds out...
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