Could I get EVERYONE to cooperate for one hour?

Could I get EVERYONE to cooperate for one hour?

Postby bud buddah » Tue Dec 21, 2010 2:32 pm

I was at a live concert the other night and I was really overwhelmed by Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, and I immediately thought how amazing it would be to hear that during a sunrise on the playa. Which got me wondering what all it would take to make it a really satisfying experience. I can't believe it would work with the usual ooontz ooontz in the background. So I realized we could get the same music everywhere if we could get everyone to play what was on BMIR some morning from say 5:30-6. Then get BMIR to play that piece that morning. I think it could be really mind blowing to have that piece played all over the playa some morning at sunrise. But I suspect getting all of the burn to cooperate, even just for one hour, is just unrealistic. Anyone think this could actually be pulled off?
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Postby BAS » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:20 pm

Well, considering that the average Burner really has no idea what time it is (and only if it is day or night by how light the sky is); unfortunately, I would have to say it is about as likely as having First Contact with true space aliens occur while the Man is burning....
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:22 pm

snowball.Hell.Chance of.


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Postby Sic Pup » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:46 pm

Depends.....


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Postby Elderberry » Tue Dec 21, 2010 3:52 pm

I don't care what lake it is, I don't want to hear anything blasted at the crak of dawn.

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Postby Aiee! It burns! » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:21 pm

a boy can dream cant he ?
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Postby gyre » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:22 pm

Nature doesn't need a soundtrack.

Neither do fireworks and pyro.


Gurdjieff once studied emotional reaction to music.
He found it unpredictable.

New studies show that context is fundamental to even drug use, replacing actual drug effect much more rapidly that most will believe, with a memorized reaction.

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Re: Could I get EVERYONE to cooperate for one hour?

Postby Eric » Tue Dec 21, 2010 5:49 pm

bud buddah wrote:I was at a live concert the other night and I was really overwhelmed by Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, and I immediately thought how amazing it would be to hear that during a sunrise on the playa. Which got me wondering what all it would take to make it a really satisfying experience.


With a minimum of snark, I would recommend an ipod and a really good set of headphones. It will give you the experience you want without expecting everyone else to want to share it. Everyone wins.
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Postby ygmir » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:52 pm

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Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Dec 21, 2010 8:44 pm

The only word I can use to describe Tchaikovsky is "queen." My goodness, those ballets are so overblown...

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Postby Dr. Pyro » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:58 pm

An hour? Have you lost your mind? These are BURNERS. Most of them are too fucked up to do anything over 10 or 15 minutes. You'd be better off asking, oh, Republicans or the WCTU for help.
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Postby mudpuppy000 » Tue Dec 21, 2010 10:17 pm

I think it'll work for sure! Just walk around with a megaphone all night and remind everyone.
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Postby Eric » Tue Dec 21, 2010 10:37 pm

theCryptofishist wrote:The only word I can use to describe Tchaikovsky is "queen." My goodness, those ballets are so overblown...

Sorry, you hit a button.


So agree with you. Never have been a Tchaikovsky fan.
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Postby neon tetra » Wed Dec 22, 2010 3:59 am

Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.
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Postby AntiM » Wed Dec 22, 2010 7:46 am

In the rules? Curious, where?
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Postby theCryptofishist » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:10 am

Eric wrote:
theCryptofishist wrote:The only word I can use to describe Tchaikovsky is "queen." My goodness, those ballets are so overblown...

Sorry, you hit a button.


So agree with you. Never have been a Tchaikovsky fan.

Oh, it works with the 1812 Overture. That's supposed to be overblown, and when the cannons go...
But yeah, Swan Lake? Nutcracker? Romeo and Juliet? Just kind of embarrassing.
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Postby oneeyeddick » Wed Dec 22, 2010 10:19 am

^^^Ditto^^^????
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:09 am

Funny, you can get people to shut up and sit down if you charge them money. Otherwise, they're basically out of control. :roll:
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:16 am

neon tetra wrote:Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.



yes, NT, where in the "RULES" does it state this?


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Postby The CO » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:19 am

neon tetra wrote:... It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.


Huh?

What are you talking about?
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Postby Parasitoid » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:38 pm

why not just get some headphones head to deep playa and do your own thing?
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Postby Bob » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:48 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:
neon tetra wrote:Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.

yes, NT, where in the "RULES" does it state this?
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Postby bud buddah » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:52 pm

Yep, I suspect headphones will be the way to go. With all the music on the playa, I never thought of bringing them, but it makes perfect sense.

And yeah, I've never really been a big fan of dead composers either. I was just surprised by this one piece I heard live. I've no doubt heard it before, but was previously distracted by the dancing. Hearing it without ballet was refreshing.
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Postby bud buddah » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:52 pm

Yep, I suspect headphones will be the way to go. With all the music on the playa, I never thought of bringing them, but it makes perfect sense.

And yeah, I've never really been a big fan of dead composers either. I was just surprised by this one piece I heard live. I've no doubt heard it before, but was previously distracted by the dancing. Hearing it without ballet was refreshing.
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Postby Simon of the Playa » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:54 pm

Bob wrote:
Simon of the Playa wrote:
neon tetra wrote:Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.

yes, NT, where in the "RULES" does it state this?
or are you just blowing dust out of your ass again?


It's true. Didn't you read the FAA's Notice to Deejays?



bob, i think you are assuming that most Dj's can read.
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Postby Eric » Wed Dec 22, 2010 2:55 pm

bud buddah wrote:And yeah, I've never really been a big fan of dead composers either


Oh- I love dead composers, I'm just not a big Tchaikovsky fan. 1812 is nice, but waaaaaaaaaaaay overplayed. It's like no one else ever wrote something dramatic.

To me sunrise is more Bruckner's Symphony #4. Nice build, dramatic but with soft interludes. Love this symphony- however, it's not the playa at all. It may be Yggy's hof, but it's definitely not the playa


(Yggy's hof might actually be more "Finlandia" by Sibelius)
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Postby Ugly Dougly » Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:04 pm

Yeah, but how many symphonies feature shit getting blown up? :twisted:
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Postby neon tetra » Wed Dec 22, 2010 4:21 pm

Simon of the Playa wrote:
neon tetra wrote:Heck, I'd be happy if everyone actually shut off their music & generators for an hour before & during the temple burn. It's in the rules, but not everyone does it.



yes, NT, where in the "RULES" does it state this?


or are you just blowing dust out of your ass again?


a) I thought you 'plonked' me.

b) It's actually in the rules they give you upon entrance. Not the BRC Survival Guide, but one of the other sheets. No music or generators for an hour before & during the Temple burn.
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Postby ygmir » Wed Dec 22, 2010 5:20 pm

Eric wrote:
bud buddah wrote:And yeah, I've never really been a big fan of dead composers either


Oh- I love dead composers, I'm just not a big Tchaikovsky fan. 1812 is nice, but waaaaaaaaaaaay overplayed. It's like no one else ever wrote something dramatic.

To me sunrise is more Bruckner's Symphony #4. Nice build, dramatic but with soft interludes. Love this symphony- however, it's not the playa at all. It may be Yggy's hof, but it's definitely not the playa


(Yggy's hof might actually be more "Finlandia" by Sibelius)


*heading to youtube these suggestions*

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