[LAU] Live video of that progressive jazz monstrosity

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Tue Nov 5 17:48:35 UTC 2013

On Tue, Nov 05, 2013 at 11:49:53PM +1100, Patrick Shirkey wrote:
> On Tue, November 5, 2013 11:43 am, Ken Restivo wrote:
> > Here it is, played live:
> >
> > https://vimeo.com/78583355
> >
> > I was playing playing bass and keyboards simultaneously there; our bass
> > player had another gig that night. My Linux laptop was behind me, not
> > seen; this was after I'd set up the MIDI keyboard to control all the
> > synths. But it was right before I set up buttons on the Novation to switch
> > patches quickly, so I was twiddling knobs to cycle through them.
> >
> > Synths/tools played in the video are fluidsynth, jack-rack, jconv, many
> > LADSPA plugins, nekostring, and AMS.
> >
> > We were set up on stage wrong; the drummer and I couldn't see each other,
> > which annoyed both of us, and there were all kinds of missteps because of
> > that.  But this is the best live video I have of that peice.
> >
> > If you enjoyed the studio version, you might like the live version too.
> >
> Sounds better live.  To my ear there is a lot more warmth with the live
> element. Crowd and visuals  give added appeal.  While you're in that time
> period you don't have a video of that impromptu jam you did with Mike
> Franti by any chance?

Wait, what?

I've worked with a few people who've worked with Franti (that's kind of inevitable around the Bay Area), but not with him directly.


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