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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:42 pm 
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I don't care anymore.


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You care enough to keep us informed on how you feel and that's sweet of you.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2012 5:32 pm 
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downer mydnyte wrote:
I don't care anymore.


Yes! Buncha dreary Synclaiver stuff.

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calvin2hikers wrote:
downer mydnyte wrote:
I don't care anymore.


Yes! Buncha dreary Synclaiver stuff.


I don't even LIKE Frank Zappa (I think this is actually going to work fellahs! wink wink)


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polydigm wrote:
Hey Boris, don't be so shy. Typical criticism of FZ was that he used a lot of elements that he didn't actually create himself. That picture in the context of the agony of waiting for Dance Me This puts it totally into perspective.

You're right, poly! I'm a flippin' genius! :mrgreen:


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downer mydnyte wrote:
I don't care anymore.

Hey, can't dig your resignation, dm : You're one hell of a drummer!
Pleeeze do some more Brand X, would you?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2012 5:04 pm 
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So what is Dance Me This?


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Just another imaginary suggestion, still hoping for the day to come:

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My favourite track on the album probably will be calculus. Hope, i will live long enough to find out.

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zomby'sprog wrote:
So what is Dance Me This?

dance me this
click it

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Lumpy Gravy wrote:
zomby'sprog wrote:
So what is Dance Me This?

dance me this
click it


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It's probably not going to come out until next year.


I guess he was right!

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IrishBoris wrote:
calvin2hikers wrote:
downer mydnyte wrote:
I don't care anymore.


Yes! Buncha dreary Synclaiver stuff.


I don't even LIKE Frank Zappa (I think this is actually going to work fellahs! wink wink)


Hasn't so far.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:12 pm 
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Just another imaginary suggestion, still hoping for the day to come:

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My favourite track on the album probably will be calculus. Hope, i will live long enough to find out.

Nice one!

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Thnx. There is at least one good thing about the waiting for the album: We can imagine how it will look like.

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I wonder what this album explores exactly, given Frank apparently described it as a tool for modern dance groups (according to quote on page on it at globalia.net)? Perhaps it's actually more novelty in nature than a serious works but, regardless, it would be interesting to find out. 8) Knowing Frank, this desrption probably doesn't give a full impression either. :wink:


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I think this is pretty much his final work of new compositions right? Can't wait to hear it. Seeing as he was experimenting with 6 channel sound at the time maybe this will be a 5.1 mix?


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BloodSugar00 wrote:
I wonder what this album explores exactly, given Frank apparently described it as a tool for modern dance groups (according to quote on page on it at globalia.net)? Perhaps it's actually more novelty in nature than a serious works but, regardless, it would be interesting to find out. 8) Knowing Frank, this desrption probably doesn't give a full impression either. :wink:


well, I'd like to hear such novelty songs :smoke: :)

The Tuvans sang in "Free Time" (no click track for reference). Todd Yvega wanted to show FZ how it is possible to have the Synclavier match a constantly changing external tempo. Todd wrote a neat musical sequence in Script (a music/computer language in the Synclavier).

Tempos were approximated at every realistic interval. Todd then used Cubic Splines (something used in Calculus) to "fill in the spaces" (speeding up and slowing down in a non- linear manner). The Synclavier now accurately followed the Tuvans.


http://globalia.net/donlope/fz/notes/Dance_Me_This.html


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BloodSugar00 wrote:
I wonder what this album explores exactly, given Frank apparently described it as a tool for modern dance groups (according to quote on page on it at globalia.net)? Perhaps it's actually more novelty in nature than a serious works but, regardless, it would be interesting to find out. 8) Knowing Frank, this desrption probably doesn't give a full impression either. :wink:


well, I'd like to hear such novelty songs :smoke: :)

The Tuvans sang in "Free Time" (no click track for reference). Todd Yvega wanted to show FZ how it is possible to have the Synclavier match a constantly changing external tempo. Todd wrote a neat musical sequence in Script (a music/computer language in the Synclavier).

Tempos were approximated at every realistic interval. Todd then used Cubic Splines (something used in Calculus) to "fill in the spaces" (speeding up and slowing down in a non- linear manner). The Synclavier now accurately followed the Tuvans.


http://globalia.net/donlope/fz/notes/Dance_Me_This.html


Fair enough, I probably should of read more of that page before commenting (I did suspect the possibility that Frank's assertion may of belied a deeper truth, however/that it may of been somewhat droll, or at least misleading via omission); if the works on that album are in the artistic vein of what's speculated-anticipated in the references accumulated there, it sounds very intriguing to me too! :mrgreen:


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BloodSugar00 wrote:
brunofulax wrote:
BloodSugar00 wrote:
I wonder what this album explores exactly, given Frank apparently described it as a tool for modern dance groups (according to quote on page on it at globalia.net)? Perhaps it's actually more novelty in nature than a serious works but, regardless, it would be interesting to find out. 8) Knowing Frank, this desrption probably doesn't give a full impression either. :wink:


well, I'd like to hear such novelty songs :smoke: :)

The Tuvans sang in "Free Time" (no click track for reference). Todd Yvega wanted to show FZ how it is possible to have the Synclavier match a constantly changing external tempo. Todd wrote a neat musical sequence in Script (a music/computer language in the Synclavier).

Tempos were approximated at every realistic interval. Todd then used Cubic Splines (something used in Calculus) to "fill in the spaces" (speeding up and slowing down in a non- linear manner). The Synclavier now accurately followed the Tuvans.


http://globalia.net/donlope/fz/notes/Dance_Me_This.html


Fair enough, I probably should of read more of that page before commenting (I did suspect the possibility that Frank's assertion may of belied a deeper truth, however/that it may of been somewhat droll, or at least misleading via omission); if the works on that album are in the artistic vein of what's speculated-anticipated in the references accumulated there, it sounds very intriguing to me too! :mrgreen:



Regardless...the Syncalavier stuff is dismal and lifeless...


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Jaminbenb wrote:
Regardless...the Syncalavier stuff is dismal and lifeless...

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Buckalos wrote:
Jaminbenb wrote:
Regardless...the Syncalavier stuff is dismal and lifeless...

GTFO


DISMAL and LIFELESS!

It's COLD!


Can't get into it...won't buy it....

Let's get some music played by actual HUMANS, not typed into an outdated computer....regardless of whom did the typing!


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G-Spot Tornado or Night School or Put A Motor In Yourself or A Pig With Wings - dismal and lifeless?

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G-Spot Tornado or Night School or Put A Motor In Yourself or A Pig With Wings - dismal and lifeless?



G-Sot Tornado by the Ensemble Modern is awesome!

Anything on a Synclavier is cold, dismal, and lifeless! It has NOTHING to do with the amount of notes being played (or their speed)


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Jaminbenb wrote:
Anything on a Synclavier is cold, dismal,

Ensemble Modern is pretty cold. I wonder if they approach personal relationships the same way they approach music. It must be hard to live with someone who enjoys making things much more difficult than they have to be.

With the Synclavier, it's obvious Zappa programmed some random shit just to see what it sounded like. He let the machine do some of the work. That makes it less human, but no less valid. Although it rarely hits the spot for me. Then again, I'm a fan of what I would call the more emotional stuff. For example: Blessed Relief is one of my favorites.


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downer mydnyte wrote:
Jaminbenb wrote:
Anything on a Synclavier is cold, dismal,

Ensemble Modern is pretty cold. I wonder if they approach personal relationships the same way they approach music. It must be hard to live with someone who enjoys making things much more difficult than they have to be.

With the Synclavier, it's obvious Zappa programmed some random shit just to see what it sounded like. He let the machine do some of the work. That makes it less human, but no less valid. Although it rarely hits the spot for me. Then again, I'm a fan of what I would call the more emotional stuff. For example: Blessed Relief is one of my favorites.



I just heard a soundcheck jam that Ike Willis put up on FB called "Sleep-Napkins" which was essentially Frank playing Black Napkins (in a minor key) to the rest of the band playing Sleep Dirt, and it's FUCKING AMAZING! Put THAT up against any Synclavier stuff, and tell me what's better!

Sorry....no matter what notes are played....anything on a "computer" is cold and lifeless! Dismal, depressing, PATHETIC!


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Dio Fa. But for the most part I agree.

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