Any Deadheads using Live?

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Any Deadheads using Live?

Post by braj » Tue Oct 11, 2005 8:11 pm

Just curious. I did an electronic version of China Cat Sunflower in Reason and Live, but mostly use Live as a practice tool for guitar.

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Post by Tarekith » Tue Oct 11, 2005 8:24 pm

Check out Sound Tribe Sector 9, they use Live and do the whole jam band thing. Those guys are awesome live....

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Post by computo » Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:57 am

<violently vomits on keyboard>

I like the dead, on a good day (one where they arent too high to tune before a set)

But ST....good god, Ive never seen more hype for mostly untrained, noodling musicians...

and when you have someone like Karsh Kale opening, you cant afford to be fucking around on stage, when your time comes around. The last show I attended, Kale blew my mind. I mean, he's amazing, and he had a laptop artist, rocking beats, and granulating his live tabla. One of the better live shows Ive seen.

Then ST comes out. Keys player, didnt know what key the band was in, and is sitting there, literally searching for the key, just playing notes...hoping he'll find the root, eventually... And their hand percussionist is a joker too, IMHO...

Their drummer is killin, as is the bassist, but the band really rides those guys.

At least the Dead were generally REALLY good musicians, when they wanted to be.

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Post by computo » Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:58 am

not trying to flame, just sharing a show experience...

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Post by mettkea » Wed Oct 12, 2005 1:06 am

I tried to do a remix of terrapin station but failed...maybe want to try to sample some of the crazy drum instances they had during some of there shows. I guess to answer you question YES.

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Post by mike holiday » Wed Oct 12, 2005 2:20 am

deadus headus maximus

10 years ago i lived in a 28 foot school bus

but my roots in techno go back 15 years


50+ shows only really + lots of bob and rob shows and rat dog
went to the terripin station renunion show in 2k2...
if jerry hung around with us a bit more i never would have wanderd to alaska...
so not to much phil and friends for me...
...oh micky can't sing put the mystery back in the box

you should hear a mix i did useing only samples from broke down palace...

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