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Synth jamming

Postby Eddy Deegan » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:18 pm

Had a few jam sessions with a couple of good friends over the last few weeks and we put together a little montage of proceedings along with the audio of one of the random pieces we came up with.

Posting as much for the views of the gear as anything else, but having lots of fun putting fingers on keys, in true Davy P style :-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YJTJu6aJMo

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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Folderol » Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:50 pm

Excellent!
You guys really get it together don't you?
Some rather tasty kit there too :bouncy:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby DavyP » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:15 pm

That was brilliant and it looked like you were all having so much fun which is the whole point of it. And a lot of fancy gear!!!

I wan't to be able to join in. :D

Excellent :clap: :thumbup:

And just a quick fun observation, you have a bit of a resemblence to Jack Black from School of Rock!!! :clap: :thumbup:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby The Elf » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:30 pm

Looks great fun! If you're ever short of a pair of hands I'd love to join in!
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby DavyP » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:00 pm

The Elf wrote:Looks great fun! If you're ever short of a pair of hands I'd love to join in!


I was first dibs, join the queue :D :D :thumbup:

Saying that, there was some impressive keyboard skills, I might have to practice more!
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:10 pm

Nice work Eddy (and colleagues). :clap:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby IAA » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:49 pm

:clap: lovely Eddy, some of the sounds were really haunting. That Crumar line reminded me of the end of Entangled - which is meant as a compliment. :thumbup:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Folderol » Fri Jul 26, 2019 9:53 pm

DavyP wrote:
The Elf wrote:Looks great fun! If you're ever short of a pair of hands I'd love to join in!


I was first dibs, join the queue :D :D :thumbup:

Saying that, there was some impressive keyboard skills, I might have to practice more!
I would have to practice a lot more to be up to that standard :cry:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby blinddrew » Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:21 pm

Some impressive skills there! :)
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Eddy Deegan » Fri Jul 26, 2019 11:07 pm

DavyP wrote:And just a quick fun observation, you have a bit of a resemblence to Jack Black from School of Rock!!! :clap: :thumbup:

Thanks, :lol: I can live with that!

DavyP wrote:
The Elf wrote:Looks great fun! If you're ever short of a pair of hands I'd love to join in!

I was first dibs, join the queue :D :D :thumbup:

Should either of you find yourself in the Brighton area, consider yourselves invited should opportunity to spend an afternoon arise!

Our jams are for informal fun, and to share a love of hardware and interesting noises but now and again something randomly emerges that we play with a little more. It's not exactly a Zukan quality mix but it captured the spirit of the exercise I'd like to think.

Thanks everyone for all the nice feedback comments - I know my mates will be happy to hear of them too :thumbup:
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Martin Walker » Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:11 am

Wow - this is seriously spendiferous Eddy! :o

And such control and pacing - I find it difficult to believe this is a jam as most of us know it.

Bravo! :clap:


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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Logarhythm » Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:07 am

That was really cool Eddy :thumbup:
But I do think you need more capes, or similar. Hugh has a suitable outfit that might now be surplus to requirements ;)
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Dan LB » Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:59 am

Nice work Eddy! :clap: Some tasty gear there too. :drool:

The funny thing is that I saw the video before seeing this thread!
It actually popped up in my recommendations as I’m subscribed to Markus on YouTube!
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby MarkyC » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:52 pm

Yeah liked that very much! and yes looks like total fun. :thumbup:
Blimey and if that was just jamming......
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby IAA » Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:55 pm

Hugh has a suitable outfit that might now be surplus to requirements ;)

:D :D
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sat Jul 27, 2019 8:56 pm

Logarhythm wrote:But I do think you need more capes, or similar. Hugh has a suitable outfit that might now be surplus to requirements ;)

:bouncy: :lol: :bouncy:

Anyone know how to get tea out of a PC keyboard? I've just sprayed half a cup into mine...
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby blinddrew » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:01 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote:
Logarhythm wrote:But I do think you need more capes, or similar. Hugh has a suitable outfit that might now be surplus to requirements ;)

:bouncy: :lol: :bouncy:

Anyone know how to get tea out of a PC keyboard? I've just sprayed half a cup into mine...
Dab it with the hem of a garment of clothing? An surplus cape perhaps?
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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:03 pm

Actually, I've found black velvet is very absorbent... :lol:
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Re: Synth jamming

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Re: Synth jamming

Postby Eddy Deegan » Sun Jul 28, 2019 1:41 am

Martin Walker wrote:And such control and pacing - I find it difficult to believe this is a jam as most of us know it.

Thank you Martin - it wasn't a piece that sprang fully intact out of a single jam, rather one that emerged by itself over the course of a couple of different sessions of true improv. When we felt that it had something vaguely resembling a structure we then did a live take of it while it was fresh in our heads and that was the result.

Unfortunately Markus's camera ran out of space while filming that actual take which is why there is a bit of a montage of the sessions leaning up to it to give an idea of the kinds of things we were doing.

It's never the same twice!
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