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Re: live voice looping and beyond
Let's say it all comes down to expectations, success, life, art and how
you manage to make them all work together.
Le 4 août 2013 à 23:30, mark francombe <email@example.com> a écrit :
> Its funny how when an artist gets a modicum of success, suddenly
> everyone starts dissing them, saying "oh hes just cheating with his
> fancy gear, and look at all the hype and marketing he does".
> Beardyman has been around for YEARS, YEARS I tell ya! and he started by
> winning some pure beat-boxing competitions and performing on the street
> during Edinburgh fringe. He was funny and extremely talented. He has
> worked and worked and worked at what he does in the pubs around England.
> I dint take much interest as I hate beat boxing. But im a gear-head and
> a looper, so when I saw him do some amazing things with a couple of kaos
> pads, I started to like what he did. That he "does things to he voice
> that make it sound like something else" is just GREAT by me, Christ!!!
> Isnt that why we are on this list cos we LIKE effects and looping, Aint
> looping just a teeny tiny bit like cheating too huh?
> As for the marketing, Well I can assure you.. (Ive been there) that when
> music becomes your career you need people! Them people get you in
> magazines, put you on the telly, and get you to say that this soap
> washes whiter or that these drum stick are the coolest. And ok, Its a
> bit lame... but thats marketing, and the reason we, as good honest and
> un-corruptable musos have managed to keep ourselves from this despicable
> and evil practice, is because... we make weird shit music that no-one
> wants to listen to.
> The second we sell more than 1000 records, I promise you wed all be
> doing the same. Now Beardyman, does he even MAKE records? What can he
> sell? Surely he just a live guy? Tell me if Im wrong. I certainly
> wouldnt buy a record of his, who needs a beat box version of gabba
> techno mixed with country western in a song about a snail? (Hmm well on
> the other hand)
> Anyway. Beardyman rocks!