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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #595 on: December 05, 2018, 10:43:55 AM »

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #596 on: December 06, 2018, 10:21:40 AM »
Heeeere we aaare, born to be fops. We’re the ponces of the univeeeeerse

Guys, I bet you 137 dollars that BOTH The Winds* of Winter and A Dream of Spring will be on your tables before this gig has wrapped up. Not because I’m a procrastinating buffoon (which I am), nor because I keep being side-tracked by roulettes (let’s congratulate TAC, people), but mainly because our guys keep writing albums! They live for writing music! They will never be a nostalgia act! I can’t stop using escalmatives! Speaking of new albums, I feel I’m being robbed of my role of Explorer of the Ludicrous lately, for whatever DT Fandom parody (including the multi-awarded DT Custom Shop bit) I’ve dared to illustrate on these pages is focking PALING in comparison with the surreal spectacle of actual DT fans needing info/making demands/judging clues/assessing data about an upcoming album in 2019. It’s glorious, and I can’t get enough of it. I feel like William Golding watching an episode of Survivor.

Ok, now I’m warmed-up enough for our detective stroy’s ending. What we “know” so far:

Nicholas is Kevin Moore
The Old Man is Charlie Dominici
Victoria is Shirley (Images and Words)
Julian is Old Moses (Awake)
Edward is Two Morons (Falling into Infinity)

So, Awake focked Images and Words and Falling into Infinity possibly killed it. Kevin Moore (and we are calling SFAM “Kevin Moore Face”), as the tragedy’s prime mover, is haunted by the task of solving a crime he has theoretically committed. He’s also Victoria’s reincarnation.

(Ok, maybe this thread still IS the most ludicrous thing going in the forums, after all)

Now, who the Fock is The Hypnotherapist? Who’s Julian’s reincarnation? Who’s Edward’s reincarnation?

Let’s find out in: 12 – Finally Free:

0:00 – 0:27: Full therapy circle. We are learning that regression sessions begin strumming and end in arpeggios. I can feel my evil delusional twin has something to say about this little speech.

Oh, that’s rich. You’ve just focking compared yourself to William Golding and have the gall to call ME delusional! Anyway,  dear hypnoquack, there’s nothing to feel peaceful and refreshed about. Our Kevolas still doesn’t know how the dirty deed went, and you’re blatantly trying to whitewash this shit with new age blabber. I’m onto you.

0:27 –  1:04: Oh, what a nice little symphonic bit devoted to a simple stroll from hypnostudio to car. They should definitely write some kind of musical sooner or later. It would be nothing short of astonishing.

He’s in the parking lot  and he’s just sitting in his car, it’s nine o’clock and he can’t get out.  He lights a cigarette and turns the music down, but just can’t seem to shake that sound.

1:04 – 1:31: Suspenseful music, shit is gonna happen. Nice Wagner quote, Jordan. Aiming higher and higher.

Melody walks through the door, and MEMORY flies out the window

1:31 – 2:18: He plays like a pianist, but thinks like a composer. Listen to the right hand comments between bars, they are embrios of strings parts on a full orchestral score already living in his mind. A mind Johnny P is apparently able to read like a sheet, given that beautiful guitar line. I am now officially pumped for DT’s future songwriting endeavors.

Dear Edward, you may be a Senator, a Miracle, but mastermind you’re not. First off, you’re putting a note in YOUR own handwriting on the crime scene in order to cover YOUR tracks? You’re probably going to reincarnate into the guy who wrote Lost’s finale, buddy.

2:18 – 2:50: We’re in full Elton John / Musical territory here, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

Second, that’s bad poetry, Ned. You could get the electric chair just for that.

2:50 – 3:15: Let this be the Mike Portnoy Sets the Bar for Tasty Drum Entrances Once and For All Album. SFAM is Mighty Mike's peak, as far as drumming maturity and balance are concerned. For a lot of aspects this is HIS album.
 
Oh, you ran into Julian? Was it before of after showering the Miracle’s body fluids away? I don’t like to speak ill of the departed – even fictional – but has this lass had any narrative function so far other than being a rather fickle slut and a pissy ghost?

3:15 – 4:01: Big James is just OWNING the different characters singing schtick, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

This is not just your old fashioned love triangle gone bad story. There’s a deeper meaning here. Imagine Victoria is a world class drummer’s career, Julian a stellar but lately struggling band, and Edward a mediocre but incredibly popular and successful band. Victoria dumps Julian for Edward, Edward uses her for a time but doesn’t love her, Victoria tries to go back to Julian, Victoria/career killed. Ok, I’m rambling.

4:01 – 4:46: Mirror stares back hard, kill is just a friendly word … Sorry, couldn’t help it. But curiously appropriate.

So, the big mystery everybody already solved at Home is officially revealed. FII killed Shirley. Open your eyes, Victoria. It’s all about you, not me.

4:46 – 5:53: Absolutely brilliant theatrical use of OLT and callback to the ouverture guitar lick. Then again, they’ve being proceeding this way since IAW (Wait for Sleep inside LTL) and Awake (TSM inside Erotomania, SDV inside The Mirror), incidentally the two albums being fictionally gunned down this very moment. Guess what’s the album breaking the streak? Yeah, the gunner.

I agree.

5:53 – 6:27: The closest DT have ever written to Queen and Johnny P to Brian May, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

Nice image. Reminds me of The Quickening (hence the Queen reference?) But, what about the other soul? Where is it gone? We need to know or this is the most uneventful concept ever.

6:27 – 6:50: Go for the full blown band with James one octave up, do it! ...

So, you’ve learned you quitting compromised Awake and focked over IAW’s premises, leading to the FII identity crisis. You already knew that, bub. But WHY did you quit?

6:50 – 7:24: ... YES! This will become one of their most beloved compositional staples.

You won’t meet anybody someday soon unless you don’t tell us WHY you quit. WHOSE blame is it?

7:24 – 9:50: I Want You (She’s So Heavy) homage ending, with Mighty Mike rightfully etching his signature on his album. Gonna be heaps of fun live.

9:50 – 11:13: Except for noticing Nicholas’ records sound like midi files, I have nothing to say here.

So, Julian reincarnated into John John Kennedy. There’s no other explaination. Pretty ironic for reasons even I won't dare elaborating on.

11:13 – 11:59: We’ll let my deranged alter ego finally have his moment in the sun:

”Open your eyes, Kevin.

It’s me. It’s always been me.










Eat my ass and balls”



Coming Next: Scene 7: Through Her Ice - Graduation and the Black Bitch


*EDIT: Ev saved my arse from The Many-Faced God's ire.
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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #597 on: December 06, 2018, 10:22:47 AM »
What's The Wolves of Winter?

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #598 on: December 06, 2018, 10:24:41 AM »
What's The Wolves of Winter?

A parody of Winds of Winter, for sure  :biggrin:

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #599 on: December 06, 2018, 10:27:05 AM »
Tim, have you hacked into Evermind's account?

No, wait. My bad. I meant Winds. Winds of Winter.  :facepalm:

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #600 on: December 06, 2018, 11:56:36 AM »
I feel like Cheech standing at the urinal next to Stacy Keach. I've been waiting to "go" on this thread so long that now that it's here I've got stage fright...and that's really saying something for a guy with no prostate.

2:18 – 2:50: We’re in full Elton John / Musical territory here, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

3:15 – 4:01: Big James is just OWNING the different characters singing schtick, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

5:53 – 6:27: The closest DT have ever written to Queen and Johnny P to Brian May, and I love it. A lot of people will love it. Hell, everybody will love it. Of course, 15 years from now they will hate it because “the wrong Mike is behind the drumkit and we need to piss on the band”. Unbelievable.

 :lol  :clap:

Okay, that was actually a really great update! I guess I'll need to keep holding it.

Why does it hurt when I pee

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #602 on: December 06, 2018, 05:04:54 PM »
Totally agreed about MP. His best album I think, with Six Degrees in 2nd place.

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #603 on: January 01, 2019, 02:45:48 AM »
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Re: Scenes From My Memory
« Reply #604 on: January 01, 2019, 08:18:36 AM »
<breezes into thread guilty as fock>

Gals and ghouls, I haven't forgotten this thing. There are still so many utterly ludicrous and pointless anecdotes I owe you. It's just that holidays are the proverbial bitch with my kind of job.

I promise I'm going to update this soon. Also, I never had sex with that woman, and we have proof Iraq is hiding weapons of mass destruction.

Stay classy.

Before anyone get's too excited, read the date.  :lol

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #605 on: January 01, 2019, 08:45:40 AM »
Hmm??
There will be a reckoning.

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #606 on: January 01, 2019, 09:07:33 AM »
The last time the holidays interfered with this thread, Indiscipline wound up taking a seven year leave of absence! The post I quoted was his last one before the thread eventually got locked and archived.

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #607 on: January 02, 2019, 05:12:51 PM »
Eh.

No disappearing act this time.

Very busy touring and trying to stay with the family at the same time because Big Bro decided to give me YET another nephew (to be christened Jordan, for basketball reasons. I know, don't ask.) I swear, he's Walder Frey prolific.

I wish you a terrific new year, my friends.

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #608 on: February 19, 2019, 06:53:36 AM »
Next monday, this gig gonna be back.




*chirp* *chirp* *chirp*




No, really. I'm even disclosing the Origin of Fock!



*bump* *bump* *bump*

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #609 on: February 19, 2019, 07:57:22 AM »
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #610 on: February 19, 2019, 08:26:36 AM »
HALLELUJAH

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #611 on: February 19, 2019, 09:14:47 PM »
About time :corn :corn :corn

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« Reply #612 on: February 27, 2019, 12:19:12 PM »
With a sense of timing I'd dare to describe as Ulrich On Chloroform, I'm back. After all, I thought this pretty uneventful* month in DT land could use a bit of pizzaz from your favourite completely unnecessary and incoherent discography reminiscence.

*I do kid, of course. I'm in full new album mode. I'll write about it in 2027 if I start ramping up the pace.

2002 AD. The world had just changed on live TV and yours truly was finding himself with a Performing Arts Degree in one hand and a brand new Turbulent fiancee (soon to become the female lead for a spectacularly failed marriage we'll breeze through between Octavarium and BL&SL) on the other.

I could define the three Academy Years filling the plot hole between SFAM and SDOIT like a cross between some kind of Gay Guantanamo and Psycho Hogwarths, or just say it was a very instructive and character-building voyage through both the most terrible and grandiose extremes human artistic collaboration and cohabitation can reach under pressure.

Does it sound like a DT album you know?


Welcome to:

Scene 7: Through Her Ice: Graduation and The Black Bitch (featuring SDOIT running diary)


1999-2002 Side One Highlights:

Public erection in full ballet attire at 10 AM. And I mean the kind you can guess someone's religion from.

Being one of the only three heterosexual males in the whole school. Have you ever felt like being the only possessor of an Evian bottle in the midst of the Sahara? I did. Sigh.

Acting class: The Birth of Fock, or what you come up with when forced to impersonate a character during a stupid acting excercise and a neon lamp falls on your noggin.

Playing four different roles in four academy productions, each one being killed in a horrible way in the plot. I felt like the Sean Bean of musical theatre.

Working stand-up comedy on the side. Either death threats after one minute or free drinks all night long, no middle ground.


1999-2002 Side Two Highlights:

Humility. Learning that there's a hell of a difference between being better/worse than x and acting like you're better/worse than x.

Learning to sing. You struggle, you cry, you face the painful truths, then you realise you haven't used your true voice since you were three years old.

Insecurity: Yours can be a  resource, your neighbour's is always toxic.

The characters. Making peace with your past because you are studying a junky failed guitarist or going into brawls against nazi focks because you're playing a jew dude for a month.

Moping the school's floor at night to pay your fee. Every class second weighs gold after that.

Of course, the Focking Black Bitch.


Coming Next: 01 - The Glass Prison










I know, I know. Short post. But it's more focused, concise, and the drums production is finally good!

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 07: Through Her Ice (SDOIT)
« Reply #613 on: February 27, 2019, 01:10:41 PM »
Yay!!
would have thought the same thing but seeing the OP was TAC i immediately thought Maiden or DT related
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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #614 on: March 01, 2019, 03:44:21 PM »
Public erection in full ballet attire at 10 AM. And I mean the kind you can guess someone's religion from.

I always figured guys who wore ballet attire wore dance belts. Is that not the case? Would that not help the situation?

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Re: Scenes From My Memory v. Scene 06: Beyond This Town (SFAM)
« Reply #615 on: March 19, 2019, 04:16:33 PM »
...and the drums production is finally good!


I don't know, the symbols seem a bit loud for the mix. Example:

...like a cross between some kind of Gay Guantanamo and Psycho Hogwarths..
Public erection in full ballet attire at 10 AM.

and

Have you ever felt like being the only possessor of an Evian bottle in the midst of the Sahara?