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Love this band. Good instrumentation/mix of sounds. Great support from Sarah Blasko.
Nice to see a good ol' fashioned analogue FoH:
complete with the classic Drawmer gates/comps:
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The band so cool they went for all caps AND l e t t e r s p a c e s played in our place last night. Had a bit of a walk around just before doors and surveyed the stage for cool warez:
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The best thing about playing host to metal rockers 'Trivium' was getting to hear the live encore version of this song:
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Sometimes during the course of my work day, I get to play with new toys:
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It's not all rock & roll in our venue (more's the pity, sometimes...).
'Go Global', a week of events for International Students, culminates in a day-long event called 'Global Village', showcasing the cream of the international crop. Most of the 'performances' however look something like this:
It's a good show, all in all, but there's far too much faffing backstage from societies that don't have a clue what's going on, and the air is usually thick with more than just anticipation - any comments that the event should be renamed 'Go BObal' are purely coincidental....
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Purportedly the world's loudest PA, the Valve Sound System visited us a few weeks ago. It was certainly powerful. They'd obviously put a lot of work into reproducing deep lush bass frequencies (just look at the ratio of bottoms to mids to tops.....), and at 96kW it's not your average Dave's Mobile Disco:
4Music did a short documentary on the system:
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Pretty awful music, but a pretty impressive visual spectacle. There's a whole lot of mic swinging going down.
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Pete Doherty: "Is anyone here local?"
Me: "...uh, yeah?"
PD: "Know where I can get any rocks?"
Me: "...have you tried HomeBase??"
true story. Later, Pete and his 'boys' would reduce an IKEA table I'd built only months previously to matchsticks:
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These guys had an 8 x 16 parcan wall. This vexed me slightly as it was basically what I wanted for my band's world tour (currently scheduled for May 2020...). They didn't seem to utilize it to the full extent that I want to, though - I envisage a setup so dense that you could program shapes, letters etc onto it, rather than just 'Welcome Wagon' chases... still, it looked cool...
The business end could have done with some sort of tomato sauce and meatballs - I think there was a family of hedgehogs in it at one point during the afternoon...
"Take it down or we're not opening the doors. Thankyouuuuuuu."