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How Not To Play A Guitar Synth

Post by analoglsd » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:10 am

Damn.

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Post by analogsteve » Thu Sep 16, 2010 3:49 am

That is fucking disgusting.

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Post by analoglsd » Thu Sep 16, 2010 4:47 am

The faces he makes while slaughtering the song in front of a national audience just makes it so much more offensive.

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Post by Chuck E. Jesus » Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:13 pm

what do you expect from a 70's novelty songwriter/comedian?

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Post by emergencyofstate » Thu Sep 16, 2010 1:55 pm

ripping! :bananaguitar: dad.

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Post by joey » Thu Sep 16, 2010 2:12 pm

hey thats my guitar!

you can't wear a suit with that thing - just makes you look like a tool!

and damn he fucked up axel F!

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Post by dkcg » Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:51 pm

Looks almost like a weezer video, except for the sound...

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Post by imbuedblue » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:11 am

Ha! My dad loves him.

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Post by Soy Sos » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:16 am

I remember seeing this when it was first broadcast. So lame!
King Crimson's Discipline had been released and Fripp was doing
some interesting work with that instrument.
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Post by deastman » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:18 am

Gaahhh!!!! My ears! My eyes! My... tongue! :deadbanana:

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Post by bwhittington » Fri Sep 17, 2010 10:30 am

Surely they had to overdub an applause track. Who would clap for that?

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Post by Scott Stites » Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:15 am

I imagine people clapped for it because (as yet) it is impossible to send a load of hipsters thirty years back in time to mass-bag on the wrong playing of an instrument that was (and likely still is) largely unheard of to the vast majority of the Tonight Show audience.

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Post by colorform2113 » Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:28 am

as painful as that was ( :omg: :deadbanana: :bang: ) i think its pretty cool that people used to go on talk shows and just demo synthesizers. although we have youtube now, so we can see hundreds of people raping beautiful instruments anytime we want, having little bits like that were fun. id like to see some one go on letterman now and explain a buchla or Mattson or any numberous other modern modulars and odd synths.

heres another goofy late night tv synth demo


sorry couldnt get the video to embed

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Post by neandrewthal » Tue Sep 21, 2010 12:44 am

Soy Sos wrote:I remember seeing this when it was first broadcast. So lame!
King Crimson's Discipline had been released and Fripp was doing
some interesting work with that instrument.
Awesome album :hail:

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Post by syzygywell » Tue Sep 21, 2010 1:26 pm

So I guess it was easy to get on TV in the 80's.
It's been a long time since someone wrote a really good book in jail.

https://www.instagram.com/instrumentsofflight/

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Post by SPUDBOY WILSON » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:03 am

I thought it was cool.
that is the future and well.....there it is
tracking problems?

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Post by tuj » Fri Oct 08, 2010 4:56 am

G707 is still one of the coolest designs IMHO. The GR700 really wasn't that bad of a synth in terms of tracking the hex of the 707. You did have to be precise, and I think it works better with a stand-alone box like the Ibanez MC-1. Well and I actually like the glissando tracking errors...

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Post by Bricks » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:03 am

Official: from now on, every time I turn on my modular, I'm going to say "SYNTHESIZERRRRRR!!!" just like he does @ 1:02

If only carson had the :omg: emoticon

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Post by suitandtieguy » Fri Oct 08, 2010 5:28 am

this video is better:

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http://suitandtieguy.com
http://stgsoundlabs.com
suboptimal wrote:... if it's music you want to make with your modular, STG should be in your system.

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Post by Soy Sos » Fri Oct 08, 2010 11:10 am

That shit was funny as hell!
He's a pretty good guitarist.
The Carson shit was fucking lame.

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Post by Christopher Winkels » Fri Oct 08, 2010 12:32 pm

syzygywell wrote:So I guess it was easy to get on TV in the 80's.
Either that or Carson's main booker was on holiday that week. :despair:

I am a man of extremely limited talents on a keyboard and even less gifted on guitar, but I suspect I might have done a better job playing Axel F than he did.

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