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Re: Cheating (was: Turn All That S**t Off)

Just put on an entertaining show.  It's "show" business.


At 09:16 AM 2/1/01 -0800, you wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "rich" <rich@nuvisionsca.com>
>> >When people go to see their favorite dance/pop artist and they use
>> audio (lip sync, MIDI/sampled background, et al), are they disappointed?
>> Nah, no one seemed all that upset when Rob and Fab were discovered...:)
>> rich
>OK, so it's fraud if the artist is not actually responsible for the 
>performance--Like Martha Wash's "Everybody Dance Now" lick from "Gonna 
>You Sweat"--if an attempt is made to depict the artist simulating the
>performance (Like Paul Simon's video for "Call Me Al"--although this
>performance is tongue in cheek).  But not Moby's "Play", with all its
>African American samples, because he's not lip syncing.
>This, then, has to do with the impact on the audience of audio generated 
>the performing artist.
>My question is this:
>Do you think the audience can discriminate between multilayer audio
>generated onstage thru the use of delay and that which is prepared
>I think that with the Repeater being able to store samples on the CRCs, 
>going to be awfully tempting to include prepared audio--in fact, isn't 
>how this thread got started?