So… even if I asked for 1H30, I knew that 1H would be the duration of the performance, and I was ok with that. I did not expect to play 25 mins. I did not expect either not to find the proper audio cable : they had no connection for my 828, and the sound was coming out from the powerbook, that is to say in a much poorer quality, without the possibility to pre-listen with the headphones. Last but not least, in spite of my over repeated request to have a minimum 30 min sound check and a dedicated space to install my set-up… I did not get any of those, and as a result, I could not get the uc33 to work, being forced to mix 8 tracks with the mouse (it’s impossible to play cuts, sharp dynamic changes…), and missing ALL the controls associated with the knobs on the controller, on which I had worked a long time (mostly ‘musical’ zone- sfx morphings). In the future I will have to refuse to play in those conditions, simply not suitable for playing my live. Many thx to Sandy and everyone in the 260 km/h car for everything else. He is really not to blame for what went wrong.
laurent mialon aka la peste will perform at DATACIDE FUNDRAISER - PRAXIS LABELSaturday, August 30-2014 at 11:00pm Köpi 137 in Berlin, Germany
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