So what's your concert schedule looking like?

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Kory » 23 Jul 2019, 6:38pm

Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 6:25pm
Kory wrote:
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Dr. Medulla wrote:
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Kory wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 6:25pm
The Massive Attack tour has been rescheduled and my tickets from the cancelled show in LA are supposedly still valid. I don't know how to find out if my ticket is valid for any of the three dates, or just for one of them, and the venue won't respond to me. Does anyone know who would actually be the authority on something like this? Obviously I can't contact the band. I'm having nightmares about booking a flight and a place to stay and then finding out my ticket is only good for the show on the day I leave or something.

edit: they responded like 5 minutes after I wrote this.
So are you still good to go or can you get reimbursed?
I'm good to go, I was just trying to figure out plane tickets and lodging. My only problem now is finding somebody to go with.
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Jul 2019, 6:53pm

Kory wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 6:38pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 6:25pm
Kory wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 6:09pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
23 Jul 2019, 5:22pm
Kory wrote:
22 Jul 2019, 6:25pm
The Massive Attack tour has been rescheduled and my tickets from the cancelled show in LA are supposedly still valid. I don't know how to find out if my ticket is valid for any of the three dates, or just for one of them, and the venue won't respond to me. Does anyone know who would actually be the authority on something like this? Obviously I can't contact the band. I'm having nightmares about booking a flight and a place to stay and then finding out my ticket is only good for the show on the day I leave or something.

edit: they responded like 5 minutes after I wrote this.
So are you still good to go or can you get reimbursed?
I'm good to go, I was just trying to figure out plane tickets and lodging. My only problem now is finding somebody to go with.
Go with your singer! You can bond and such.
Sir, you have crossed a line!
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Flex » 24 Jul 2019, 4:54pm

I regret to inform,,, that I am at a Blue Grass festival, camping and all. Should be sick. As I said on Twitter, going from hardcore to bluegrass makes a lot of sense, since the good stuff in both gets played fast as fuck.

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by revbob » 25 Jul 2019, 8:44am

Flex wrote:
24 Jul 2019, 4:54pm
I regret to inform,,, that I am at a Blue Grass festival, camping and all. Should be sick. As I said on Twitter, going from hardcore to bluegrass makes a lot of sense, since the good stuff in both gets played fast as fuck[

I am proud to inform that hammers are representing at the fest:
True enough

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Heston » 29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm

My local park had a free 80s double header yesterday with Midge Ure and Nick Heyward from Haircut 100. I was surprised at how good Nick was, he looked and sounded nearly the same as 30 odd years ago. I thought Midge was poor in comparison, his voice was struggling to hit the high notes and he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Marky Dread » 29 Jul 2019, 1:01pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
My local park had a free 80s double header yesterday with Midge Ure and Nick Heyward from Haircut 100. I was surprised at how good Nick was, he looked and sounded nearly the same as 30 odd years ago. I thought Midge was poor in comparison, his voice was struggling to hit the high notes and he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
Shame about Midge. Nick is underrated the stuff with Haircut 100 was some good pop but a lot of his solo stuff is excellent.
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Heston » 29 Jul 2019, 1:04pm

Marky Dread wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:01pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
My local park had a free 80s double header yesterday with Midge Ure and Nick Heyward from Haircut 100. I was surprised at how good Nick was, he looked and sounded nearly the same as 30 odd years ago. I thought Midge was poor in comparison, his voice was struggling to hit the high notes and he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
Shame about Midge. Nick is underrated the stuff with Haircut 100 was some good pop but a lot of his solo stuff is excellent.
Yeah, some of his solo stuff is really good. He did an absolutely killer extended version of Favourite Shirts, liveliest I saw the crowd all day.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Kory » 29 Jul 2019, 1:29pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
This is a fine technique if the sound guy hasn't employed a compressor, which it sounds like he had.
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Heston » 29 Jul 2019, 1:34pm

Kory wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:29pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
This is a fine technique if the sound guy hasn't employed a compressor, which it sounds like he had.
Oh yeah, you need to pull back for higher notes but this was ridiculous. He was moving about 3 feet away.
There's a tiny, tiny hopeful part of me that says you guys are running a Kaufmanesque long con on the board

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Kory » 29 Jul 2019, 1:44pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:34pm
Kory wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:29pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
This is a fine technique if the sound guy hasn't employed a compressor, which it sounds like he had.
Oh yeah, you need to pull back for higher notes but this was ridiculous. He was moving about 3 feet away.
Probably for the best
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Absolutely. Here's another collection of words:

Table salt (spoon hinge)
Octopus (Ukraine)
St. Petersburg (arms)
Ginger beer (cauliflower)
Pat Sajak (PSak)
Lamp post (self evident)
Florida Timeshare (ditto)
Heraclitus (EMI)
Developers (Developers Developers)
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by Marky Dread » 29 Jul 2019, 1:46pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:04pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:01pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
My local park had a free 80s double header yesterday with Midge Ure and Nick Heyward from Haircut 100. I was surprised at how good Nick was, he looked and sounded nearly the same as 30 odd years ago. I thought Midge was poor in comparison, his voice was struggling to hit the high notes and he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
Shame about Midge. Nick is underrated the stuff with Haircut 100 was some good pop but a lot of his solo stuff is excellent.
Yeah, some of his solo stuff is really good. He did an absolutely killer extended version of Favourite Shirts, liveliest I saw the crowd all day.
Nice one.
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by 101Walterton » 29 Jul 2019, 5:49pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:04pm
Marky Dread wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:01pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
My local park had a free 80s double header yesterday with Midge Ure and Nick Heyward from Haircut 100. I was surprised at how good Nick was, he looked and sounded nearly the same as 30 odd years ago. I thought Midge was poor in comparison, his voice was struggling to hit the high notes and he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
Shame about Midge. Nick is underrated the stuff with Haircut 100 was some good pop but a lot of his solo stuff is excellent.
Yeah, some of his solo stuff is really good. He did an absolutely killer extended version of Favourite Shirts, liveliest I saw the crowd all day.
Good song, sounds like you had a fantastic day.

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by gkbill » 29 Jul 2019, 8:10pm

Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:34pm
Kory wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 1:29pm
Heston wrote:
29 Jul 2019, 12:55pm
he was employing this ridiculous microphone technique where he pulls his voice right away from the mic on the high notes. His voice was just disappearing and it sounded shit.
This is a fine technique if the sound guy hasn't employed a compressor, which it sounds like he had.
Oh yeah, you need to pull back for higher notes but this was ridiculous. He was moving about 3 feet away.
Hello,

How many feet did you move away?

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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by tepista » 30 Jul 2019, 6:04pm

I just bought tix for Mott the Hoople at the Orpheum in LA.
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Re: So what's your concert schedule looking like?

Post by muppet hi fi » 30 Jul 2019, 8:24pm

tepista wrote:
30 Jul 2019, 6:04pm
I just bought tix for Mott the Hoople at the Orpheum in LA.
Niiice. I missed them here last spring, but vids I've seen sound great. Ian's excellent Rant Band is the core group with Morgan Fisher and Ariel Bender sounding great too (and Bender acting/looking as crazy as '74). Hunter just turned 80 last month and still sings and rocks like a mofo. Should be a gas.
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