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Re: videos and music and music sales
This is like the most funny email I read in ages.... and sooo right. ;-)
Anyone seen Jon Brion doing his friday shows in Largo lately? He's doing
some really interesting video/music triggering with his looping..
> Oh come on.. whats all this bollocks about visuals taking away from the
>music.. What it does is takes the focus away from some slightly podgy
>balding muso twiddling knobs and staring at a laptop, cos it fits
>thankfully in a genre where one isnt expected to leap about and go "Hello
> Lets face it, our music is pretty challenging, but we LOOK fucking
> If you are so serious a musician that you are worried that people won´t
>listen to your poly-rhythms quite right or hear your subtle overtones or
>contemplate the spiralling-morphic nature of the series of
>ever-intertwining sound tones.. then you shouldnt be playing live at
> Of course visuals add something to the music, but the same can be said
>of Lights, dancing, beer, or a bad PA.
> Myself, I have done shows where the visuals were MADE by the music, Ive
>done shows where the singer was on video (My 80s bands technique
>actually, drum-machine left audio and singer right audio and video) Ive
>played along to old Black and White films, and my own films and Ive
>played films backwards...
> Unfortunately I cant seem to do much about fat tummy, the grey hair and
>I think my stage diving days at the end of the set days are sadly over...