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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1785 on: June 22, 2018, 07:04:45 AM »
Regulator from the upcoming DVD - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlEXMS1DRLQ

What's up with the dude sitting in a chair?

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1786 on: June 22, 2018, 07:18:30 AM »
Regulator from the upcoming DVD - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MlEXMS1DRLQ

What's up with the dude sitting in a chair?

Squid, original bassist on the album, has MS unfortunately.

And now you're going feel bad about yourself for the rest of the day. :p
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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1787 on: June 22, 2018, 07:53:20 AM »
 :lol

Video is awesome, can't wait for this

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« Reply #1788 on: June 22, 2018, 08:20:29 AM »
Squid, original bassist on the album, has MS unfortunately.

And now you're going feel bad about yourself for the rest of the day. :p

 :facepalm: Sorry, I didn't mean anything negative by it, just curious. I'm used to seeing Beav on bass.

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1789 on: June 22, 2018, 06:34:15 PM »
When did Jesse Pinkman start playing keys for Devin?

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1790 on: July 06, 2018, 08:06:56 AM »
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT - By Your Command (Live in Plovdiv 2017)

Should have my CD/DVD in the mail today  :metal

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« Reply #1791 on: July 06, 2018, 08:45:47 AM »
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT - By Your Command (Live in Plovdiv 2017)

Should have my CD/DVD in the mail today  :metal

I didnít watch it in an ideal setting but I heard almost exclusively drums and vocals. Was it just my circumstances? The orchestra seemed largely non existent.
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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1792 on: July 06, 2018, 09:15:52 AM »
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT - By Your Command (Live in Plovdiv 2017)

Should have my CD/DVD in the mail today  :metal

I didnít watch it in an ideal setting but I heard almost exclusively drums and vocals. Was it just my circumstances? The orchestra seemed largely non existent.

No you are pretty much spot on and that matches what other comments are saying too.

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« Reply #1793 on: July 06, 2018, 09:58:53 AM »
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT - By Your Command (Live in Plovdiv 2017)

Should have my CD/DVD in the mail today  :metal

I didnít watch it in an ideal setting but I heard almost exclusively drums and vocals. Was it just my circumstances? The orchestra seemed largely non existent.

No you are pretty much spot on and that matches what other comments are saying too.

Yeah that mix is weird, very un-balanced. Lots of drums, that's for sure  :lol

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« Reply #1794 on: July 06, 2018, 02:16:46 PM »
Very weird mix. Snare and kick drums are very high. The orchestra and guitars are very low. The vocals are just right there in the middle, kind of like a Tool vocal mix where they don't standout.
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« Reply #1795 on: July 06, 2018, 06:00:59 PM »
I liked the mix and have no complaints. It's easily his best live sounding album yet. Even though Devin struggled with some songs, his performance was amazing. Deadhead and Bastard were even better than the RAH show. Well, it was worth every penny.

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« Reply #1796 on: July 06, 2018, 06:05:17 PM »
the kick/snare mix is really bugging me on this one. I know DT's mixes focus on drowning every instrument into this whole missmash of the whole thing, but here it's really sounding like KICK/SNARE and there's the rest of the song if you're listening close enough.

I'm really wondering what happened during the final stages of people listening to this mix and saying "this is good enough, we want this"

then again, SOA had the drums fucking loud in the mix as well..... might be a sign of the times..


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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1797 on: July 08, 2018, 10:06:35 PM »
NVM..


Devin just tweeted that a 5.1 mix got bounced down to a stereomix. He's in the process of fixing the youtubemovie, as it was driving him crazy as well..

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1798 on: July 09, 2018, 08:05:10 AM »
I got my CD/DVD in the mail, but haven't had a chance to check it out yet.  Package looks really nice

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« Reply #1799 on: July 09, 2018, 08:31:38 AM »
NVM..


Devin just tweeted that a 5.1 mix got bounced down to a stereomix. He's in the process of fixing the youtubemovie, as it was driving him crazy as well..


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« Reply #1800 on: July 09, 2018, 11:09:42 AM »
NVM..


Devin just tweeted that a 5.1 mix got bounced down to a stereomix. He's in the process of fixing the youtubemovie, as it was driving him crazy as well..

Ah, that makes sense.

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« Reply #1801 on: July 09, 2018, 01:49:32 PM »
Hide Nowhere was amazing. Devin's singing really made me enjoy this song a lot more than the studio version.

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1802 on: July 09, 2018, 06:48:46 PM »
Gaia is pretty awesome here, the orchestra is pretty crucial to this version of it, where as in By Your Command, it kind of isn't.  There are alot of pretty good orchesta moments though.

The drums are still pretty loud here even on my 5.1 headphones watching the dvd on my computer, but I'd say it really sounds good overall and has a live feel to it.  I only watched a few select songs and loved the screams in Stormbending, never heard Om before and thought it was aweseome, and as I mentioned, Gaia is pretty kick ass. 

So far, very impressed with this DVD.  I'd say I already like it more than RAL show, but it'll be hard to top The Retinal Circus for me.

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« Reply #1803 on: July 09, 2018, 07:17:00 PM »
If he fixes the youtube of By Your Command, it'll satisfy me unitl i can buy the blu-ray. This is a must buy for me, With Cramx saying the Orchestra is vital for Gaia then that makes me excited for hearing the rest of the set.
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« Reply #1804 on: July 10, 2018, 01:48:02 PM »
I bought the deluxe limited edition set. A very cool package, definitely worth the money. I watched the entire set and Iíd say itís his best concert film yet. Great setlist and performance. I was annoyed by the high level of the drums, but in a way this type of mix makes me feel like Iím actually there. I do remember one moment where Devin has a guitar solo (Deadhead) thatís literally bordering on being inaudible. But all in all, an excellent release.
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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1805 on: July 11, 2018, 11:28:04 AM »
It's pretty awesome that they actually performed Om in its entirety instead of just the intro. Such an awesome song that doesn't get much attention due to it getting shoved off onto a demo EP.
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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1806 on: July 11, 2018, 11:32:52 AM »
It's pretty awesome that they actually performed Om in its entirety instead of just the intro. Such an awesome song that doesn't get much attention due to it getting shoved off onto a demo EP.

What demo EP is that from?  This album is the only time I've heard it and I thought it was pretty awesome.

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« Reply #1807 on: July 11, 2018, 12:42:18 PM »
It's pretty awesome that they actually performed Om in its entirety instead of just the intro. Such an awesome song that doesn't get much attention due to it getting shoved off onto a demo EP.

What demo EP is that from?  This album is the only time I've heard it and I thought it was pretty awesome.

It's originally from the Christeen EP. There's also a version in the Contain Us box set, IIRC he wanted to rerecord it for Addicted but it didn't work out.
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« Reply #1808 on: July 11, 2018, 01:08:35 PM »
Yup, Christeen EP. There's a "re-recorded" version on the Contain Us box set but it doesn't get past the intro (similarly to how it's usually played live) so don't bother with that one.
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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1809 on: July 12, 2018, 01:37:30 PM »
Make sure you check out the rest of the Christeen EP too! Sit in the Mountain and Processional are amazing.

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Re: Devin Townsend v. Offer Your Posts
« Reply #1810 on: July 13, 2018, 02:11:15 PM »
Sit In The Mountain is SOOOOO good!

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