1. Sound distortion issue sorted for secondary stream. 2. Some balance issues. 3. Vision switcher scenes collapsing on click unexpectedly. Like 5 times. Operator error most likely (that'd be me) or a bug? Hmm... 4. Graphics organisation still a little meh. 5. Fox needs a mic. 6. Need 2 more screens 7. WTF are the cameras disappearing from the devices on reboot? BOO!! Drivers! Booo!!! Mind you I am using some cheap old ...working, fully functional, didn't spend any additional cash, be grateful, POS cameras (LOL!!)
There is a lot to comprehend to 'get' this thing. yikes.
After a COVID flare up in NSW and VIC the local vibe is tenuous. Our mate the Phantom Phiddler did a gig last Friday and said the message about social distancing may not be getting through.
I have a suspicion we may wind up in another lock down soon. Fingers crossed we keep following the science.
Meeeeanwhile - Mixing, Recording, rehearsing and the Streaming continue safely, socially distanced, at a reasoned, gentle pace.
I am awaiting some stuff from our last US trip so we can figure out the next steps. With Gig revenue destroyed, it rather puts a crimp in the Production Budget. But we are crafty and versatile.
Thanks to MC, ML and all the folks who are giving input and help to get it sorted.
Two Salon tracks are in post production, trying to work out places to put fades and some mastering questions.
Things have slowed right down, because, well, Pandemic; yet we're still moving. Carefully and thoughtfully sure, but, moving. It's been good to get a pause, I for one was glad of the downtime post US tour.
Speaking of Downtime, I am not sure the weather favours us this week so I am now working out Wet Weather planning for the show. Hmmm..
Keep staying safe out there, especially for our Mates from the States. We know how things are. We're not through this yet, but we can get there. Slowly, thoughtfully, methodically and by following all the science stuff.
We'll be streaming this week, drop by if you need some downtime. I also expect you might see a few other thing spop up as they come off the reduced-speed stormcellar production line.
Until I see you, stay safe and look after yourself.
Man it's wild out there right now. I took my life into my hands and spent time with Victorians yesterday. Hope things get beter in Melbourne. They have closed the border again so...
Long day, I had some sad business to take care of.
Big ups to Dave the wild scotsman. And for the record mate, Danny Boy is for the Irish, but he redeemed himself with A Scottish Soldier.
So as the world does its thing, here in the stormcellar, things are Business as Unusual.
During COVID, there has been a massive outpouring of creative works from so many artists. Shout outs to Marcus, Pete D, T.A Lyndon and all our musical friends who have just gotten on with it.
I'm working on a couple of tracks for the Salon project with our mate Agitat0r and Theo decided he wanted to get in on the action.
Now of course as Agitat0r has made this track with a sequencer, watching Theo try to keep time was...
He wisely settled for drum Fills :) Thanks to Marcus for helping us out. Now it's some more vox and mixing.
There is a raft of work underway and a backlog of songs to complete. If it hadn't been for Mr Wizard tweaking his shoulder, there'd be yet more songs.
We can't make the chaos go away, or do much about world circumstance, but we'll be doing calm stuff with music and when you need to take a pause, come join us.
Downtime is on every week for the next 10 weeks, there are possible 'live' shows and we'll be making stuff as often as we can manage. Join us when you feel like it, and stay safe, aaaand look after yourself, because if you're reading this, you're most likely a Cellar Dweller and our friend and we'd like to see you out at a show, some time, when it can happen safely.