Subject: Re: A Little Monday Humour
From: sylvi macCormac (macCormac@shaw.ca)
Date: Tue Aug 16 2005 - 10:20:15 EDT
dear iriXx et al
iriXx, good to 'see' you. i thought i heard you out there g-listening ;-)
thanks i think for th call to action and confidence :-)
ditto for th most part ...and then add in Soundscape & Acoustic Ecology.
Water&Electricity = ? and Theori / Literature ...
35. Hildegard Westerkamp has a Cat 'ProTools'
29. i like th blast of Organ Music ... does it include Silence before &
uh oh, thoughts of a web site of compositions for telephone machines ...
sounds like ... ;-)
6. Furbies - what formants & frequencie do they xhibit ? plz send graph ;-)
1. OK to xpand my EA knowledge ... what is what is ROFLAMFATO ?
sounds like LOL but mixed up with all these other tracks / sounds ...
does it have to do TOMATOES ? i should know this. have i had th pleasure of
working with it ?
ps semantics - in th email about unsubscrbing i spelt conference -
what a conundrum ? just a slip of th hand / tongue / pun ... limerick ...
best regards, sylvi macCormac
http://www.sylvi.ca / na / da / bc
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"miriam clinton (iriXx)" wrote:
> Ned Bouhalassa wrote:
> > The Top 40 Signs That You've Been Hanging Around Synths and Samplers
> > Too Long:
> er... must confess i have done a few of these, although more of the
> 'you've been playing too much MMORPGs'...
> > 35. Your cat's name is Octave.
> i know a couple who have a cat called DeBussy....
> > 29. Your telephone answering machine message took 2 days to write and
> > produce.
> confessed... it was a 10 take masterpiece featuring Gillian Weir on
> organ... although the best take was the one where i hit play at the
> wrong moment on the CD and went *blast of organ music* OH F.....!
> i wish i'd left it like that...
> > 28. There is no couch, coffee table, dinner table or chairs in your
> > apartment; only racks, mixers, keyboards, cables and power cords.
> confessed... almost...
> also add boxes of opened gear that has recently been installed but was
> too exciting to play with so you never got round to clearing up the
> boxes.... and they eventually added to the bass bin coffee tables...
> > 27. You have bass bins for end tables.
> actually they held up other stuff in the studio... along with coffee...
> > 26. It is dangerous to walk around in your own living room at night.
> > (See 28)
> > 25. There's a giant yellow ball in the sky, and your not quite sure
> > what it is, but when you go outside it burns out you retinas and
> > makes your skin glow.
> ouch, yeah... what is that thing?...
> > 23. You never answer the phone. (Hmm...I wonder if it's to get
> > people to listen to the answering message you spent so much time on
> > in 29?)
> nah its cos it gets in the way of the mix...
> > 21. If you just like to sit in the dark and watch all the pretty
> > lights blink and glow.
> > 18. Somehow, you haven't been able to budget for clothes for 2+
> > years, but you have found thousands of dollars to buy gear.
> > 17. Your girlfriend/wife goes to bed, You go to your STUDIO.
> nah, we both go play RPGs... i plug myself in like the Borg to
> > 6. You get excited about talking electronic toys and try to subvert
> > them into saying bad words or doing weird stuff so you can sample
> > them.
> i did this with a couple of furbies i found in a charity shop. they make
> for good sampling just because of the noises they make.... i must say
> they make better noises when hurled at brick walls though...
> > 5. You dream of finding a $50.00 Moog 55 at a garage sale, and after
> > you've thought of it, you stop at every one you see!
> i know someone who found a rare early Apple for £25 somewhere in
> south-west UK and snapped it up without the charity shop guy ever
> knowing what he had on his shelf...
> hmmf... the same guy also is using /my/ SGI Indigo for a tv stand, but i
> did leave the country....
> > 2. You have a rack-mounted microwave oven.
> hmmm.... now that would be nice, i dont think i'd be leaving the studio
> at all then... although the conjoined kitchen does suffice for a little
> exercise lol...
> > ...and the the #1 sign that you've been hanging around synths and
> > samplers too long:
> > -You understand every last term and joke used in this article!
> uh-oh..... *worried look*
> certify me now.
> sylvi i think is on her way too :-0....
> 99% of aliens prefer Earth
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