[LAU] video <> sound synchronization

frank pirrone frankpirrone at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 00:14:00 EST 2008

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Ken Restivo wrote:

> As an expeirment, over a year ago, I plugged my fretless guitar into
> my FastTrack Pro USB interface, loaded up Ardour on my laptop, set up
> a cheap digital camera to film, and simultaneously filmed and
> recorded myself playing some blues. It was an experiment to see how
> easy it would be to sync the Ardour-recorded audio up with the video,
> using Avidemux on Linux. Worked great and was quite simple to do. I
> posted the results here:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZuE2LWLXMc
> And, over the past year, that cheesy little off-hand experiment has
> been by far the most successful thing I've done musically *in my
> entire life*.
> 16,473 views so far-- more than any music I've ever made. I'm
> baffled. I have no idea why such a simple, unremarkable, and almost
> cliche'ed thing would have become so popular, but nonetheless it is,
> in defiance of all rationality.
> -ken

I dunno, Ken.  Greater departure from conventional than the groovy
funkalicious stuff you've done on keyboard/bass?

Blue LEDs could have been Herbie Hancock playing, but for as
complimentary as that observation may be, folks have heard stuff like
that before.

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