Archive for September, 2008
Well fall is officially upon us and that means my schedule is packed with conferences. Â I’m pretty excited to be running visuals in a few weeks at the Catalyst Conference. Â I’ll be working a with a lot of great people, with the crew at Big Stuf EventsÂ leading the way. Â …read more
another great motion lyric project by Brandon Horner.
to read more on the art of motion lyrics, read my previous post.
have you created any cool motion lyrics? links?…read more
In the context of a message (whether it be a song, sermon, etc.), visual media can be either directly or indirectly related to that message, as well as can cause a cognitive or emotional response within you. Visual media that is directly related is more or less a literal translation of what is being sung …read more
( Yes…sometimes I have to stand up when I VJ. )
Thanks, Rich!…read more
There’s a documentary out called “SCRATCH” that I saw; it let’s you in on the underground culture of the hip-hop DJ world. And there was a section on “digging” and how DJs dig for good music & loops to spin.
Digging is basically search & discovery. Itâ€™s going out and finding your media …read more
A VJ is much like a DJâ€¦not the DJ at your local radio station that spins the top 40, but the DJ that is found turn-tabling and blending the beats that fill clubs and raves in many parts of the world. Instead of mixing pulsating rhythms and loops, a VJ might find him or herself visualizing the performance of a musical artist, taking video loops, scenes, and even live footage and mixing them into a visual tapestry that harmonizes with what the musical artist is communicating (melodically and lyrically).read more
This weekend I’ve traveled to Charleston, WV, to fill-in for their VJ and run ProPresenter. Its pretty ironic for me, since I usually spend my time at all-women’s conferences. This had been a good inoculation of testosterone!read more