[Blog Posting]Recording DVD Commentary

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Re: [Blog Posting]Recording DVD Commentary

#46 Post by laficojr » Fri Nov 28, 2008 3:02 am

I can't wait to see those fingers moving around at Freak Show Excess!
I'm sure it will look and sound great!

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#47 Post by lydian2000 » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:08 am

Yes and this time, with proper lighting and "pre-production" meetings with the film crew!(compared to Astoria which was great, but to me a little too dark at times)

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#48 Post by Svelt Pen » Fri Nov 28, 2008 12:33 pm

It'll be worth the purchase price for Tender Surrender alone! :peace

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#49 Post by StevieRayVai » Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:42 pm

Let me just say that the intro to when Vai first came out on stage haunts me (in a good way) to this day. It was unforgettable, he came out so badass and just started owning immediately and getting my heart to pound. My mouth seriously was dropped and I was laughing to my friend for a good two minutes. I couldnt believe my eyes. It was so awesome, I hope thats on the DVD

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#50 Post by EddieVanHalenRocks » Tue Dec 23, 2008 9:17 pm

OOOO is what it's all about for me, literally can't wait to see that song on the dvd. Will there be a trailer? or some kind of preview for the dvd soon? apologies if this question has been asked.

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#51 Post by Brakkum » Tue Dec 23, 2008 10:02 pm

EddieVanHalenRocks wrote:OOOO is what it's all about for me, literally can't wait to see that song on the dvd. Will there be a trailer? or some kind of preview for the dvd soon? apologies if this question has been asked.
we hope so, we hope so. can't wait!

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#52 Post by Azyiu » Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:30 pm

I haven't visited for a while, and my first visit in a long time is a good visit for me. Nice. :peace

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#53 Post by Hakky » Tue Feb 03, 2009 3:57 pm

Aha!
Shows, plural!
:)

"We're planning a Blu-Ray version as well as a regular DVD version.
The shows were shot in 720p HD. Mikey"

Makes me think there is more material to add than the Minn. show, but I am merely speculating.
StevieRayVai wrote:Let me just say that the intro to when Vai first came out on stage haunts me (in a good way) to this day. It was unforgettable, he came out so badass and just started owning immediately and getting my heart to pound. My mouth seriously was dropped and I was laughing to my friend for a good two minutes. I couldnt believe my eyes. It was so awesome, I hope thats on the DVD
SRVai, I totally know what you mean!!!
Haunt is a great word!
I am always lucky enough to be front row stage right for the mentioned entrance,
and for me it was like goosebumps penetrate my eyeballs, by stomach jumps into my adam's apple which gulps for a reality check, and I gasp like I am going to break a tear but it turns out to be this inner scream of absolute hysteria !!!

My sensation seems to mirror the notes played, and as they heighten and forge into Now We Run, I am totally on the verge of losing it!!!
I am quite sure this entrance will be on the DVD.

The 2007 show I was at was the Vancouver show, which was the last 'rehearsal' show before the shoot in Minneapolis.
It was an extremely tight gig, with:
-Oooo very refined (floor tom drum fill, and backing vocals in particular)
-Taurus Bulba rather extended between Steve/Jeremy
:headbang -excellent bass solo & drums at end of Freak Show Excess
-sweet version of Audience is Listening
-The Murder very moody

and I'll digress

Please make sure the crazy Canadian border is crossed with shipments of this DVD in time of its release!

:guitar

I am pretty excited about this too! (In case you couldn't tell)

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#54 Post by Brakkum » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:26 pm

i still anxiously await this dvd, can't wait! and the opening moment on this tour was indeed, eargasmic.

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#55 Post by Mikey » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:56 pm

Hakky wrote:Aha!
Shows, plural!
:)

"We're planning a Blu-Ray version as well as a regular DVD version.
The shows were shot in 720p HD. Mikey"

Makes me think there is more material to add than the Minn. show, but I am merely speculating.
You're speculating. ;) I don't know what I was thinking when I typed that message, but it does imply plural shows.

To set the record straight, the DVD only features the Minneapolis show. We did not film other shows on that leg of the tour (for release anyway).

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#56 Post by fyrie » Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:49 pm

Mikey wrote:
Hakky wrote:Aha!
Shows, plural!
:)

"We're planning a Blu-Ray version as well as a regular DVD version.
The shows were shot in 720p HD. Mikey"

Makes me think there is more material to add than the Minn. show, but I am merely speculating.
You're speculating. ;) I don't know what I was thinking when I types that message, but it does imply plural shows.

To set the record straight, the DVD only features the Minneapolis show. We did not film other shows on that leg of the tour (for release anyway).

Mikey
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Reverse speculating, I think Mikey meant "shows" in the sense they filmed the set in Minneapolis without the audience for patching. From what I have been able to gather the entire set was filmed earlier in the day and then again with the audience.

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#57 Post by Mikey » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:00 am

fyrie wrote:
Mikey wrote:
Hakky wrote:Aha!
Shows, plural!
:)

"We're planning a Blu-Ray version as well as a regular DVD version.
The shows were shot in 720p HD. Mikey"

Makes me think there is more material to add than the Minn. show, but I am merely speculating.
You're speculating. ;) I don't know what I was thinking when I typed that message, but it does imply plural shows.

To set the record straight, the DVD only features the Minneapolis show. We did not film other shows on that leg of the tour (for release anyway).

Mikey
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Reverse speculating, I think Mikey meant "shows" in the sense they filmed the set in Minneapolis without the audience for patching. From what I have been able to gather the entire set was filmed earlier in the day and then again with the audience.
Only select songs were recorded/filmed during soundcheck. :)

Mikey :)
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#58 Post by Brakkum » Wed Feb 04, 2009 6:55 am

intriguing, sounds like exciting stuff, what stage in the process is it in now Mikey? or is it a super sweet steve secret?

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#59 Post by Mikey » Wed Feb 04, 2009 10:50 am

Steve is mixing the audio and 5.1 and I'm working on the packaging.

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#60 Post by Brakkum » Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:48 pm

Mikey wrote:Steve is mixing the audio and 5.1 and I'm working on the packaging.

Mikey :)
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Sounds awesome Mikey, thanks for all the hard work you and Steve have put into this and other releases, I know it will be very much appreciated by all of us.

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