When was the last time you sat down and listened to the full length of a live concert….??? just listened……!!! No video to follow the sounds. No distractions from the outside world. Just you, the music and the speakers. This amazing feeling of just closing your eyes and imagining the room, the venue, the audience, the performers and the energy bouncing around the room. Simple! But yet so fulling. The art of just listening… Continue reading
So here I am wondering if someone tapped into my mind and took all my ideas for this product. Obviously someone out there must have had the same ideas \ problems \ wants \ needs …. and this product is surfacing.
I am excited and I am in awe. I knew this was possible from the get go and it is wonderful to see this prototype.
Please read the following from the developers.
When singers control their own vocal effects during live performances, this is often done using floor-based or small desktop devices. However, if an artist presses foot pedals during a performance, knowledgeable members of the audience will know that he or she is making use of effects at that point and others may wonder why the vocalist is looking away and what he or she is doing with his/her feet. The loss of contact with the audience can be annoying in particular when readjustments are being made to the effects, and that’s before one even starts to take into account the curtailed freedom of movement on the part of the artist.
I am really enjoying this book at the moment, which is written by Dave Hunter. The book starts out with a brief history on the guitar amplifier, its development and explains why Don Leslie contributed to the that evolution in the early 1940′s with the rotating speaker cabinet for the Hammond organs….
I met up with Mark yesterday for a tutorial. We went through my research proposal and he pointed out the mistakes and guided me in the right direction. As he pointed out, I write as a journalist, which is not correct for an academic journal.
Yesterday was spent looking for venues for the release event/presentation in April. I met up with Sofia, who I have asked to help me with the charity side of things and the overall crowd handling on the day. She is my go-to person and one to toss ideas back and forth. Continue reading
When discussing my project with a friend the other day, I said out loud, “wouldn’t it be great to get a monitor feed”? He laughed and I smiled. Isn’t it funny how a simple idea can make someone happy? I should add, make me happy… Continue reading
A 10 minute presentation of THE LIVE VOCAL EFFECTS CONTROLLER. I prepared a visual presentation for the RP3002 seminar today and talked in front of the class about my Practice As Research module. Continue reading
The Live Vocal Effect Controller – bring the performance back to the performer – With a vocal effect controller the singer can control the effects sent to FOH in real-time. Continue reading
Out of the presentations the other day, I wrote down some subjects and titles, which could be interesting for me. I just picked up some ideas from the others, who are also doing the RP3002 module. Continue reading
Earlier today some of the people I study with presented their modules to the group. The seminars were really good to hear and very inspiring. Continue reading