[LAU] video <> sound synchronization
zotz at 100jamz.com
Tue Dec 2 07:07:46 EST 2008
On Tuesday 02 December 2008 00:29:36 Ken Restivo wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 02, 2008 at 12:14:00AM -0500, frank pirrone wrote:
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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.
> Yeah, but that's my point.
> Blues is as old as the hills, and quite possibly ten times as common. There
> are great blues guitarists within hailing distance of practically everyone.
> Why anyone-- let alone 16,000 people-- would have wanted to hear me play
> blues, is a mystery to me.
It's just not that many people on the youtube scale of things. (I still think
it might be fun for Packet In to try for a youtube hit...)
Over 7,000 wanted to see my and my paper plane take on a UFO:
and over 23,000 wanted to see me make a paper plane:
Mind you, I understand your puzzleation as I too can't figure why the
popularities rank as they do for my stuff.
all the best,
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