DX7 Disasters!

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DX7 Disasters!

Post by elmosexwhistle » Sat May 11, 2013 10:52 pm



A new video in which, amongst other things, I try to make the DX7 sound quite nice and Marc Doty completely f&^%£ng loses it.

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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by Alex E » Sat May 11, 2013 10:59 pm

Another friggin' masterpiece from elmosexwhistle. Thanks so much man. <3

Also, I died at Marcs part. :lol:
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by meatballfulton » Sat May 11, 2013 11:29 pm

Props for the Rahsaan cameo...who did all the great video work?
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by elmosexwhistle » Sun May 12, 2013 12:12 am

I've been learning video editing, I film it all through my MacBook's webcam then add a load of effects :)

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Post by Bitexion » Sun May 12, 2013 12:35 am

Alas, everytime Trent Reznor smashed a DX7, a kitten died somewhere.

You have a great singing voice. I like this. Marc Doty hating the DX7, the Sintendo bit..all awesome. Mapping Hurt to a DX7's feelings. Poor things got beaten up every show in the mid-90s, I wonder where they got all those disposable synths from.

The ogre, isn't that the "I AM ERROR" guy from Zelda II?

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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by cgren72 » Sun May 12, 2013 1:18 am

Very good! Full of energy, very entertaining. And as said above, nice video too.

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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by Plumpudding » Sun May 12, 2013 2:49 am

elmosexwhistle wrote:I've been learning video editing
It's fun, isn't it? This made me smile. Really good stuff.
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by elmosexwhistle » Sun May 12, 2013 9:51 am

It is fun :) though time consuming and everything takes 10x the time to mix down and upload lol

It is error, only in this case he's been a naughty boy.

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Post by Plumpudding » Sun May 12, 2013 9:59 am

elmosexwhistle wrote:It is fun :) though time consuming and everything takes 10x the time to mix down and upload lol
Yeah, it takes time. Not long ago I made a frame by frame panoramic animation out of 1397 images in premiere. My eyes were bleeding when I was done. Totally worth it, though.
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by madtheory » Sun May 12, 2013 10:21 am

Well if a DX-7 could speak, that is EXACTLY what it would sound like. Nice work!

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Post by bluedad » Sun May 12, 2013 1:23 pm

wow, great video!

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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by _dan » Mon May 13, 2013 2:06 am

Good stuff!! h**l of a lot of talent too!!
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Mon May 13, 2013 3:23 am

Genius.

I'm still having trouble getting over how much your me theme sounds, in important ways, like something I would do.
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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by Bitexion » Mon May 13, 2013 3:42 am

I think Reznor hates the DX7 as much you do, Marc, seeing how many he's smashed on stage during the earlier years.
Nowadays he has $30,000 modular synths up there, can't really smash those.

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Re: DX7 Disasters!

Post by elmosexwhistle » Mon May 13, 2013 10:49 am

I heard he bought this fancy modular from a boutique supplier, and they had to delay everybody else's orders in order to finish it for him, and then he poured water over it :o

I understand he was probably off his face or making some angst-ridden artistic statement in doing these sort of acts, including DX7 smashing, and it does look pretty captivating up on stage when he does it, but I don't really condone the smashing of instruments, especially when there are so many poor struggling musicians out there. I find the Music itself gives me enough of an outlet for aggression.

Though I'm sure he's a nice guy and there'd be plenty for us to talk about and nobody will ever agree with all of your actions anyway :)

And Marc, you're just a portamento w***e, so i made sure i used plenty ;)

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