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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:19 pm 
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Hmmm interesting i just stumbled upon it. And its only for i-tunes store. Damn i need the android version.

Anyone use it or try it????

http://www.fluxbybelew.com/#FLUX


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PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2016 9:36 pm 
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I have it on my iPhone. It's basically like a CD or an iPod on shuffle. It has sort of a similar feel to WOIIFTM or Lumpy Gravy, but the various bits are sequenced by an algorithm. There is some randomness to it; so as Ade says, it's never the same twice.

I've heard he's re-releasing it as a set of CDs, and he's updated the app at least once since I bought it...

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PostPosted: Sun Feb 14, 2016 1:51 pm 
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I have it too. I like it. He recently released the music for Flux on CD. It's the same minus the artwork. Much of the music is really good, some of his best solo work.

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I love Ade, but I'm pretty much neutral on this whole Flux deal. If the techie/trendmongers want this as an app thing, and it makes him money, then great. Just don't make it your primary musical focus.
I saw his last tour - fall '14, where the Flux sort of dictated the flow in which the set went, and the band played along with it. Interesting, but not a good way to run a set. Sometimes too much technology is not a good thing IMO.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 3:22 pm 
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I saw him in Chicago on that tour. I wasn't aware of FLUX having any influence on his (great) set. How could you tell?

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:20 pm 
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I saw that tour too. I thought the show/set was influenced by the flux concept but I don't think it was actually being dictated by it. He played a lot of his songs, some just short snippets, and they all kind of segued into each other. I thought it was cool. He was able to give at least a taste of many more different songs than if he had played a traditional set. Sort of like one big two hour medley.


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Don't know if this has been posted anywhere here, but Belew did the score for a short animated thing called "Piper", which will be shown before the Finding Dory movie.

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