Steve Holmes vids

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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Kurtis » Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:45 pm

Suburb playing by all. Bill Conners vibe. Like the guitar players sound and chords. Nice ideas in the soloing Steve.
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Steve Holmes » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:41 pm

Thanks Kurt! I really like Jeff's melody and solo on this tune. The bass tracks came at the very end and brought it a breath of fresh air.
Editing it was crazy with all the Picture-in-Picture stuff, I started getting OCD with the keeping the black borders around them. Keeping guitars in sync is different from drums, there's no distinctive striking of the drum to match to.
Fun and challenging all around.
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Pocketplayer » Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:19 pm

Yes on the Bill Conners vibe...which i LOVE...
ala Double Up and Assembler era...great TONE
bass tone was so deep...drumming, well, keep
working the craft...

(joke)...great as always! Splash cymbals really
stood out which I never focus on, but very musical
use

How was it playing in separate rooms Steve compared to
a live session or recording at the Spud for example?
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Steve Holmes » Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:25 pm

I didn't have the bass when I recorded so it was a joy hearing it added after. Recording it was a challenge due to juggling the camera work with the recording work. It takes a fair amount of effort to setup cameras in the cramped space - and I ended up with only one angle I liked (the gopro shot by the ride) - then once they're all rolling playing a take that I think is a keeper may not happen for a while so its a tedious process.

I really like Jeff's guitar solo so the energy of that was driving me pretty much. It's a fun tune! Crank the headphones and do it til it's done!
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby sjj123 » Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:34 am

Holdsworthesque..........really nice

Has an "IOU" vibe
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Pocketplayer » Sun Aug 23, 2020 10:12 pm

Steve...can you mix a version with the drums maxing out?
You did A LOT of sweet double bass work that was a bit
drowned out in the mix...just a drummer's mix!
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby S.P » Sat Sep 12, 2020 1:54 am

Steve, love the tune! I noticed you edited the whole thing as well. I've been doing some video editing myself lately so I can appreciate how much work that must have taken. Great work sir.
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Re: Steve Holmes vids

Postby Steve Holmes » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:24 pm

Thank SP - I've always enjoyed the editing part. It's the tasks that bookend them that's a bummer. Importing footage, color correcting, etc.
Still, being a musician gives you quite an edge when editing anything music related. This one took several iterations too, our guitar player kept pointing out shots I'd missed being out of sync on him. Doh!

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