The Devin Townsend Supermegathread!

Discussion in 'General Music Discussion' started by keithb, Apr 29, 2005.

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    VIP ticket acquired for the Melbourne show, who will be joining me?
     
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    I'll be at the Sydney show! :yesway:
     
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    Just this notice on Facebook, for those of you that'll be seeing Dev soon:

    I hope everything is ok for Dave.. incredibly humble, nice guy.
     
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    I wonder how it'll sound without Dave. I remember Dev saying recently that Mike St. Jean is going to be doing live Keyboards but I dunno if it'll be this soon or not.
     
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    I imagine it will suffer. I made a comment above about how great Devy's live sound is compared to very produced albums. I was surprised by how full it sounded live. I'd think losing 50% of the guitar would impact that. Keys would certainly help maintain that. Dream Theater does quite well with a single guitar and keys.

    ETA: Sucks about Dave. I hope it gets better for him.
     
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    Or he'll just add Dave's parts to the backing track. Won't sound as good as Dave, but it'll work in a pinch.
     
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    That would be cool, but I kinda doubt that he will make that effort. Editing those backingtracks should be a pain. But lets see! :)
     
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    You seriously need to make a short loop of Devin banging his head towards the camera.

    I think Devin has all the tracks hidden in a drawer somewhere, so it shouldn't be a problem. You can hear many of the guitars being doubled with backing tracks live even with two guitarists on board, if I'm not mistaken.
     
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    Wish I got into this guy earlier. Heard Trainfire and came, everywhere.
     
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    Maybe it's just as simple as unmuting Dave's parts in Logic..

    :idea::idea:

    :scott:

    pulled this pic of Dev's facebook.. canadian as ....!

    [​IMG]
     
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    I need the full show, that was just awesome!
     
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    Was lucky enough to be there and the video captures the atmosphere perfectly! Can't wait for it to be released!
     
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    Awesome production on the video but the audio sounds too much like the album to me, and yes, that turns me off haha.
    With live discs I just want to hear the raw performance and this just seems to be too polished, it sounds great ofcourse but yea, just not my thing for this I guess.
     
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    I understand where you are coming from with raw live performances, but I have listened to the disc so many times that I do hear some pretty big differences! Enough to satisfy the live-hound within.
     
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    Same, man! This version BLOWS away the album version.. ....'n incredible! I remember how worried I was after hearing the official stream, but damn.. sounds better than By A Thread as of now. Anneke's vocals definitely are better.
     
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    Holy shit, I can't wait to get this on blu-ray.. so EXCITE. Love this angle from the Grace vid..

    [​IMG]
     
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    Honestly, Anneke's vocals on this version might be better than the album version! Perfectly pitched and very intense.
     
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    Oh man, memories of getting up at 5am to watch the Retinal stream are flooding back. Can't wait for the Blu Ray, it is looking incredible so far.
     
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    Does anyone have news about Casualties of Cool?
     

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