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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #175 on: August 20, 2014, 10:37:25 PM »
Found this little snippet on Berklee's website

The Opera House show was recorded and will be released as a DVD by Eagle Rock Entertainment. A portion of the sales of the DVD will establish a scholarship in the name of Dream Theater at Berklee.

So by buying this DVD, not only are we supporting DT, but we're supporting the next generation of DT's. :metal
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #176 on: August 21, 2014, 12:02:35 AM »
I'm surprised they haven't really played at Berklee. I know there was the show in '94 (which was awesome BTW!!) but I thought they'd have gone back to play at some point.

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #178 on: August 21, 2014, 04:10:44 AM »
Oh Man! An original and unexpected title for the upcoming bluray.... Morever, the release date is just a month from now!!!!!! Anxiously waiting for the official confirmation, cover art and teaser. Hyped and psyched!

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #179 on: August 21, 2014, 04:59:09 AM »
Breaking the fourth wall? What does that mean?

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #180 on: August 21, 2014, 05:07:34 AM »
SWEET!!!!  1 month!! :metal

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #181 on: August 21, 2014, 05:09:57 AM »

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #182 on: August 21, 2014, 05:14:45 AM »
Breaking the Fourth Wall? I hope every song ends with JLB making a wise crack and winking at the camera.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #183 on: August 21, 2014, 06:03:40 AM »
https://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Dream-Theater-Breaking-the-Fourth-Wall-Blu-ray/111213/   :tup :corn :yarr :justjen :metal

Huh, I wonder if that's a legit title/release date... If so, that's coming up pretty quick and I'd be surprised if an official trailer wasn't released soon.

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #184 on: August 21, 2014, 06:35:05 AM »
Yea I am concerned if that is legit, if its being released in a month, we should have gotten an announcement already or within the next couple days I would think

Can anyone find any relevance to that title?  Or anyone know if www.blu-ray.com has been legit in the past with regards to this.

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #185 on: August 21, 2014, 07:09:11 AM »
I guess the title makes sense since they filmed it in an old (and beautiful!) opera house.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #186 on: August 21, 2014, 07:38:35 AM »
I love the title, hopefully it's legitimate! I was rather expecting a November/December release, so a late September one would indeed be a great and delightful surprise!
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #187 on: August 21, 2014, 07:40:08 AM »
Ah, I just looked up the meaning of the phrase "Breaking the fourth wall"  I guess it could make sense given the environment and that the berkley folks were actually in front of the stage (not behind the band like Score), right?

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #188 on: August 21, 2014, 07:41:14 AM »
Breaking the fourth wall? What does that mean?

Kinda like this

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #189 on: August 21, 2014, 07:43:35 AM »
So many fourth walls got broken during that comic. Literal and figuratively.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #190 on: August 21, 2014, 07:46:16 AM »
Also fifth walls, on at least one occasion.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #191 on: August 21, 2014, 07:50:04 AM »
Damn it Shadow Ninja I need to read it again.
i don't even like dt but i had keyboard and an ipad so what the fuck
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #192 on: August 21, 2014, 07:57:18 AM »
[in Tommy Rogers voice]

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #193 on: August 21, 2014, 08:54:33 AM »
7 minutes...
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #194 on: August 21, 2014, 08:56:19 AM »
Isn't breaking the fourth wall pretty much the same thing as taking the spectator along for the ride? :neverusethis:

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #195 on: August 21, 2014, 09:01:01 AM »
7 minutes...
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER 7 MINUTES?  :omg:
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #199 on: August 21, 2014, 09:06:25 AM »
Looks to be of at least similar quality to LALP, but this mix definitely sounds better to my ears. I can hear every instrument clearly, and the drum sound is great, not as dry as LALP. The video seems to cover the stage a little better too. JLB sounds perfect, and JP sounds so great that he sounds exactly like JLB! :neverusethis:

Overall, looking great. :tup
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #200 on: August 21, 2014, 09:08:46 AM »
Yea, the look is really crisp and there aren't as many cuts like most concert DVDs which is cool so you get a lot more stable shots which I like.

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #201 on: August 21, 2014, 09:10:57 AM »
Watch the fingers! :biggrin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI7E_QvetVM#t=233

And we still haven't heard how that orchestra is going to sound! :metal
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« Reply #202 on: August 21, 2014, 09:12:11 AM »
JP is again maybe too loud but than can be Youtube sound. And I have to say this sounds more live than LALP to me. I'm hyped for release :tup
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #203 on: August 21, 2014, 09:16:55 AM »
JP's guitar sounds perfect volume to me, softer than it is on DT12. Couldn't be much happier with the mix for that song, actually.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #204 on: August 21, 2014, 09:17:50 AM »
JP is again maybe too loud but than can be Youtube sound. And I have to say this sounds more live than LALP to me. I'm hyped for release :tup

Pretty sure it's the YouTube sound. The master file I have is  :metal :metal
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #205 on: August 21, 2014, 09:17:59 AM »
  And I have to say this sounds more live than LALP to me. I'm hyped for release :tup

Agreed - also liking the lighting better and less panning all over the place.  Could do with a touch more JMX I reckon but as you say that could just be the poor sound file.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #206 on: August 21, 2014, 09:18:38 AM »
Yep, I think it was quite good. I'm excited for the full performance, would be interesting to see how they handled orchestra sound and all that.

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #207 on: August 21, 2014, 09:19:04 AM »
Watch the fingers! :biggrin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI7E_QvetVM#t=233

And we still haven't heard how that orchestra is going to sound! :metal

Overdubbed or bad sync? Seems like a weird choice of picture-focus if they knew the overdubs weren't identical to what was actually played during the show.
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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #208 on: August 21, 2014, 09:20:15 AM »
Yea, the look is really crisp and there aren't as many cuts like most concert DVDs which is cool so you get a lot more stable shots which I like.
Oh yeah, I'm glad it doesn't look like it was edited by someone with ADHD. There could be more audience shots, but the picture quality is great. The mix is better than LALP, although the drum sound (once again) could have more punch and the bass could be louder (I listened with speakers, maybe you can hear it better with headphones).

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Re: Upcoming DVD of the Boston Performance (3-25-2014)
« Reply #209 on: August 21, 2014, 09:20:32 AM »
Watch the fingers! :biggrin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DI7E_QvetVM#t=233

And we still haven't heard how that orchestra is going to sound! :metal

Overdubbed or bad sync? Seems like a weird choice of picture-focus if they knew the overdubs weren't identical to what was actually played during the show.

Looking at the drums, the sync seems to be fine. I think it was just an unfortunate spot to show the close-up!

Oh yeah, I'm glad it doesn't look like it was edited by someone with ADHD. There could be more audience shots, but the quality is great. The mix is better than LALP, although the drum sound (once again) could have more punch and the bass could be louder (I listened with speakers, maybe you can hear it better with headphones).

The bass could be a little louder, although this is a song where the bass isn't as distinctive, so that might be a factor in this case. During the instrumental section, I could hear the bass quite nicely in there. Drums sound pretty punchy to me, a definite an improvement over LALP imo.
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