"Thanks to Ricky Laura Haynes who taught me this one...
"really love your peaches, wanna ()()()SHAKE()()() your tree"... The Joker, by Steve Miller Band.
Ah the memorys of lighting live rock and roll!
"I understood, believe me. I had some rough times going on around that same time. And for the past 10 months with the bad economy it wasn't getting any better. But I'm starting to see the work come back, SLOWLY but surely."
"Thanks for all the ideas everyone.
I can definitely see how it would go well with an 808 type bass hit, rumbling all your senses... and it sounds like a great idea for a custom scenic gobo to emulate an earthquake , since I can't seem to get…"
"Ya, i only use it for a certain effect I am looking for otherwise in my opinion it is just up the LD and situation you are in...if that helps? It does look good sometimes with certain gobos...good luck!"
"I use always next for "earthquake": few steps with short moves, align pan and tilt only (no booth moves simultaneously!!!) in chase with in chaotic order, with slightly decreasing amplitude of moving, and with very short trigs! No on…"
"It does have it's place in the world. As Al pointed out it goes very well with bass hits during slower hip-hop numbers. Despite his personal feeling's of nausea for the music I will say that it is a very nice addition to bump parts of a…"
"I use it for two things....
1_ any rap song- a slow shake with the music, is quite funny, and almost as nauseating as the noise coming from the stage....
2) it's useful when gobo morphing to do animations other than rotating blinking and…"
I'm sure there is a perfectly useful application for this effect but I have yet to find out what it is. Right now I pretty much pass over this option, mostly because it makes me feel a little nauseous and uncomfortable. Perhaps it would be helpful in creating an "earthquake" or simply to make everyone uncomfortable... that is, if you are going for that sort of thing. Ideas anyone?See More
I understood, believe me. I had some rough times going on around that same time. And for the past 10 months with the bad economy it wasn't getting any better. But I'm starting to see the work come back, SLOWLY but surely.