[LAU] [a bit OT] Sebkha-Chott performs Frank Zappa's Thing Fish feat Ike Willis: crowdfunding call
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Wed Jun 12 12:57:05 UTC 2013
2013/6/12 Aurelien <tyranorl at free.fr>:
> On Thu, May 23, 2013 at 02:32:34PM +0200, Carlos sanchiavedraz wrote :
>> 2013/5/21 Aurelien <tyranorl at free.fr>:
>> > Hi all,
>> > Well, this is a bit off-topic, but I know there are a lot of Frank Zappa
>> > fans in there, and actually, this project will, once more, used free
>> > software onstage (especially a videoprojection software to simulate the
>> > decorum).
>> > So, here it is, Sebhka-Chott will perform Frank Zappa's Thing Fish in
>> > commemoration of his death, 20 years ago.
>> > Thing Fish is kinda Broadway Musical Comedy, but as Zappa wrote it, it's
>> > absurd, freaks, and funny. Zappa never could perform it on stage, and,
>> > from what we know, it only has been performed once, in London in 2003.
>> > We will perform it at the Zappanale festival, in Germany, on 2nd of
>> > August, and moreover, we will perform it in an extended version of
>> > Sebkha-Chott, implying 13 people, including
>> > *IKE WILLIS*
>> > the original Thing Fish, the singer of the album, and actually, the
>> > companion of Zappa during his last 20 years.
>> > Today is the day we launch a crowdfunding action, because it's a big
>> > project, and we need help to make it possible for us to work on this not
>> > only as volunteers!
>> > A dedicated page is available here:
>> > http://ammd.net/-Sebkha-Chott-Galoot-Formula-
>> > with some explanations about the project, and with a *TEASER* performed,
>> > mixed and rendered with free softwares only (you should recognize
>> > several Sebkha-Chott's typical).
>> > To end up, I must admit, this time, and this time only, we're not
>> > speaking about free art, cause Zappa Family Trust does not really manage
>> > Zappa's thunes this way....
>> > Thanks a lot for reading.
>> > Aurélien
>> > --
>> > Aurélien
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>> It seems a really interesting project, and using OSS... and Zappa-ish.
>> Do you have any place with info about programs, workflow, process,
> Sorry, I was on tour, and coudln't get back there.
> So, there is a github concerning video-decorum, which is using VSL:
> Then, we'll be using the very same setup as Sebkha-Chott for audio
> production, and will use QLC for Lightning control, as well as
> kvGhislame for main control:
> Unfortunately, we don't have time to present much by now. Hope I will
> have more time soon.
>> Good luck and keep us informed.
>> Carlos sanchiavedraz
>> * Musix GNU+Linux
I would love to see some video to get a better idea of what those
programs do and how.
Thanks for sharing.
* Musix GNU+Linux
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