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Re: Blending music with photography



this is the only way i could see myself playing music to visuals-something 
'l i v e':
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63kbWm4p9oo

-----Original Message-----
>From: Kevin Cheli-Colando <billowhead@gmail.com>
>Sent: Apr 9, 2012 1:57 PM
>To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
>Subject: Re: Blending music with photography
>
>In my experience, playing with visuals happening simultaneously with
>the music (slide shows or VJ stuff) really alters the level of the
>music (and in a good way).  This seems to be true regardless of
>whether or not the players can see the visuals (so long as there is an
>audience there to reflect the 'energy' of their experience).
>
>My favorite story about this:
>
>I was running projections for a friends band and one clip among many
>was Harry Smith's Abstractions.  I was projecting on the band so they
>couldn't see what was playing at any given time.  During the night,
>they were playing well enough when this piece came on and suddenly,
>the music just shot up to an entirely different place, really
>intensely focused and happening.  The Abstractions piece ended and the
>band slowly drifted back to where they had been at before that piece
>(about 10-15 minutes later I think).  I might have written this off as
>a fluke except weeks later I witnessed the same phenomena at another
>gig (all improvised tunes so no setlist in advance).  Very cool stuff.
>
>Kevin
>
>
>
>On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Tony K <bigtonyk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Here's a little video I did a few years ago with pictures I took and a
>> soundscape recorded for it.
>>
>> http://www.viddler.com/v/3fdf8cfb
>>
>> Pictures are a great source of inspiration.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 9, 2012 at 3:42 PM, andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk> 
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> :-) how should I know.
>>>
>>> Just struck me that you already had a source of photos,
>>> and that you might use those to try out your idea.
>>>
>>> andy
>>>
>>>
>>> kay'lon rushing wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Inspired for music or just because they're good?
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 9, 2012 2:25 AM, "andy butler" <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk
>>>> <mailto:akbutler@tiscali.co.uk>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>    Gmail wrote:
>>>>
>>>>        Recently my closest friends at school have been really getting
>>>>        in to photography.
>>>>        I could use photography to inspire my musical ideas for 
>>>> looping.
>>>>        What do you guys think about this?
>>>>
>>>>        Kaylon
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>    are you inspired by your friend's photos?
>>>>
>>>>    andy
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> -==-=-=-
>> Tony
>
>
>
>-- 
>Till now you seriously considered yourself to be the body and to have a
>form. That is the primal ignorance which is the root cause of all trouble.
>
>- Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950)
>
>Sound and Vision:  http://www.minds-eye.org
>Video http://www.vimeo.com/user877640/videos
>