Search found 5 matches

by shayne
Sat May 10, 2014 05:16
Forum: The Seaside
Topic: Orchestral arrangement of 'The Duck...' to benefit Tim Smith
Replies: 13
Views: 4463

Re: Orchestral arrangement of 'The Duck...' to benefit Tim S

I dunno, sometimes part of the fun in musical interpretation is just taking a theme and running with it and seeing where you end up. Classical music often is about taking some motifs than running variations and iiterations and seeing where it ends up, and thats kind of whats happening here. Its kind...
by shayne
Sat May 10, 2014 04:52
Forum: Cardiacs News
Topic: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collection!
Replies: 118
Views: 20424

Re: Look what's new at the Consultant's Memorabilia Collecti

Vinyl can be damn expensive to press, so its always a bit riskier than CD, which is a little bit risky on a budget, and even more still than iTunes , which isnt really that risky at all, all in terms of sunk cost if the product don't sell. My band looked into vinyl after we had a LOT of people ask u...
by shayne
Thu May 08, 2014 00:34
Forum: Polls
Topic: What is the WORST Thing About Cardiacs?
Replies: 45
Views: 12281

Re: What is the WORST Thing About Cardiacs?

Voted Other, cos tim fell on his head before I got a chance to see em live.

That shit keeps happening to me :(
by shayne
Thu May 08, 2014 00:26
Forum: Polls
Topic: Odd and/or shifting meter is ...
Replies: 28
Views: 5636

Re: Odd and/or shifting meter is ...

Yet I find it really hard to stomach, for example, Venetian Snares's use of non-straight meter: there's a certain kind of electronic music that really isn't helped by crowbarring it in - it sounds ill-placed and show-offy to me. So I don't seek it out - but it's very welcome to my ears, as long as ...
by shayne
Wed May 07, 2014 13:56
Forum: This Site and Intros
Topic: Hey
Replies: 5
Views: 1479

Hey

Recently discovered Cardiacs. First time a band has grabbed me in the "Holy shit!" sense since I heard Zappa in the early 90s. Was a bit distressed to learn that Tim was sick and in a bad way. But it seems to be the way with me and my musical heroes. Hopefully he'll emerge again, if not a ...