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by ElaineDiMasi
Sun May 10, 2009 6:36 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

I have a not very good small bass amp suitable for rehearsing. If we're coming to NJ saturday, I'll definitely be driving and it's easy to bring it. Sunday, not so sure what we're doing?
by ElaineDiMasi
Thu May 07, 2009 1:09 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: Songfight NYC v2
Replies: 280
Views: 16690

Re: Songfight NYC v2

My guess is the acoustics are "huddle in a circle". And although I think my Peavey thing might be battery-capable, that's probably not in the spirit of "no amplified instruments". I'd argue that my digital piano isn't an amplified instrument too, but with the "no vehicles" restriction I have very li...
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed May 06, 2009 7:38 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: Songfight NYC v2
Replies: 280
Views: 16690

Re: Songfight NYC v2

From the Prospect Park website: • Cricket is not allowed in Prospect Park for safety reasons. WTF!?!?!?! Is this some 200-year-old rule left over from the Revolution? At my college (Penn State) the squash courts had a big sign with numbered rules. Rule 8 was painted over - though the "8" was still ...
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed May 06, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

Maybe someone can make a DVD of an excrutiatingly slow screen-saver? I like the matrix-type graphic ones, and I saw one of a kind of weird rube goldberg machine. I worry about making a video too much more interesting to look at than the band - unless that is the effect that you want? Synchronizing s...
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed May 06, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: Songfight NYC v2
Replies: 280
Views: 16690

Re: Songfight NYC v2

Re: the afternoon venue, it looks like there must be electrical outlets in that thing. Is that right? I'm leaning more strongly towards driving in, which means I could throw some gear in my car - a little Peavey singer-songwriter amp which can mix a mic and a line, and a mic and stand, say. Maybe my...
by ElaineDiMasi
Thu Apr 23, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

Image We'll just do something like this. Then they'll get the idea.
by ElaineDiMasi
Thu Apr 23, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: Songfight NYC v2
Replies: 280
Views: 16690

Re: Songfight NYC v2

Hi guys, I'll be around for both events. No solo set for me, though.

Mainly I should decide whether to drive or take the train in from Long Island. Having the car could be a pain, but if a bunch of people with guitars would find it helpful then maybe it's worth it. Thoughts?

Elaine
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed Apr 22, 2009 4:43 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

Niveous wrote:
ElaineDiMasi wrote:I can make a mechanical, affected voice...
Hmmm, we can try it. Do you have a recording of what it sounds like?
I can make you one. And you can send it through the FX everyone else is proposing, too, and pick what you like.
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed Apr 22, 2009 2:48 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

Depends on how fake you want the voice to be. I can make a mechanical, affected voice in different ways, "naturally". I just don't think it will work as a whisper. I can definitely imitate the synth-type voices I've heard people put in recordings.
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed Apr 22, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Concerts and Events
Topic: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York
Replies: 33
Views: 3288

Re: x-tokyo-river-god vs. New York

Great forum title. Sounds just like a vintage japanese monster movie.
by ElaineDiMasi
Sat Apr 04, 2009 7:41 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)
Replies: 66
Views: 14131

Re: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)

reve wrote:I looked to see if Weather Schedule had anything in the archives, but they didn't -- so I hope they enter again to give us more.
Thanks! I hope so too! Here's a link to my favorite Weather Schedule song: http://fawm.org/songs/1741/
The link will last until probably july09.
by ElaineDiMasi
Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:29 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)
Replies: 66
Views: 14131

Re: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)

Jan Krueger - I like the story and setting; good image of crashed expectations. I'm not sure what you would have done differently with more than three hours to work on it - changed the style completely? No. I'd have redone several takes which are out of rhythm in this version. Which is kind of what...
by ElaineDiMasi
Fri Apr 03, 2009 5:29 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)
Replies: 66
Views: 14131

Re: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)

Manhattan Glutton wrote:
ElaineDiMasi wrote:Weather Schedule ...
Somehow I missed this one when I did my reviews... was it put up later than the others? Anyway, sorry about that, will amend my previous post when I get a chance.
Wow. It's true what they say about being at the end of the alphabet...
by ElaineDiMasi
Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)
Replies: 66
Views: 14131

Re: And all I got was this lousy jumpsuit (Back From Juvie)

Bourbon Drops - Yay for girls being all redeemed and all when they get back from juvie! Main comment is what people keep trying to tell me - too many precious lyrics. I usually don't listen to people when they tell me that. They're right, though. Ca$ham - Not my cup of tea. Can't say why. Sorry! De...
by ElaineDiMasi
Tue Mar 31, 2009 5:06 pm
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: March 27th in the year 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1070

Re: March 27th in the year 2009

Caravan Ray wrote:Watch where you step ladies...
whoa
[swivel swivel]
by ElaineDiMasi
Mon Mar 30, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: sun 29 mar 09
Replies: 19
Views: 1004

Re: sun 29 mar 09

the first instrument i bought was this roland juno-106 (yeah, that's very different from most answers in this thread!). Oddly enough I think this is my answer too. My parents bought me my high school used woodwinds. I got a cheap casio keyboard in college but it didn't seem real, and I think I gave...
by ElaineDiMasi
Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:06 pm
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: sun 29 mar 09
Replies: 19
Views: 1004

sun 29 mar 09

So, for years I defiantly stated that I will never learn to play a guitar. Why should I? I'll always suck. If I practice my other stuff, maybe good guitarists will hang out with me. That's it. And yes, there's a couple "borrowed" fenders in my basement, but those are just for my friends to play when...
by ElaineDiMasi
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:53 pm
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: March 27th in the year 2009
Replies: 27
Views: 1070

Re: March 27th in the year 2009

I believe in genres. When I'm in the mood to listen to STP I am not in the mood to listen to Joni, even though both these artists do all kinds of different things with their songs. And just because crossover music exists, doesn't mean that the middle of these categories doesn't mean something pretty...
by ElaineDiMasi
Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:37 pm
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: Friday, March 20th, 2009
Replies: 66
Views: 2641

Re: Friday, March 20th, 2009

So, the big pile of Song Fighter CDs arrived yesterday. I have to say I'm pretty impressed with how good everyone else's CD looks/feels. Where does everyone get their CDs made? I feel very underwhelmed by Discmakers in comparison. I see Elaine DiMasi used CD Centric, who I'd never heard of, but mos...
by ElaineDiMasi
Fri Mar 27, 2009 7:42 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: Back From Juvie
Replies: 20
Views: 1501

Re: Back From Juvie

Back From Juvie - Weather Schedule I don't hate this cop - he's big - he's kind of a hunk - Keep walking ladies, this way. Right in front of me, straight line. Let's go. I don't hate that girl - she's cool - she's kind of a punk - Don't look at the girl next to you, you look at me. She will get you...
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed Mar 25, 2009 7:01 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Time off for good behavior (pre-fight)
Replies: 55
Views: 4758

Re: Time off for good behavior (pre-fight)

We're writing a sweet love song, because we want to HEAR another sweet love song. The world doesn't have enough sweet love songs, and they really interest us.
by ElaineDiMasi
Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:22 pm
Forum: Monkey Business
Topic: Why do you make your music?
Replies: 33
Views: 2732

Re: Why do you make your music?

Music is very visual for me, so I use different instruments and sounds like paintbrushes to create my little slice of alternate reality. Music is not fundamentally visual for me, although I will also say I'm a "color freak" who loves to hear lots of timbres. But I have one song recorded that I clob...