>listening to song
>start fantasizing that you're performing it in front of your friends/classmates and they all love it
I used to do this all the time.
I thought I was the only one.
Theres a girl I like and I commonly fantasize about playing "This Will Be Our Year" by The Zombies for her on the piano. She is amazed by it and loves it. She holds my hand when I sing "don't let go of my hand" looks deep into my eyes and I can tell deep down that I am the only one she will ever love.
> FOAMFINGER Foamfinger foamfinger foam…
> aaaaalllllll aaaaaaarrrooooouuunnnnddd meeeeeeee aaaaarrrreeeeee ffaaaaammmiiiilllliiiiiiiaaaaarrrr fffaaaaaacceeeeeeeesss
> tfw I put down the rhythm guitar to pick up the lead guitar and play the solo all by myself
Fantasizing sounds right.
>Perform Coltrane's rendition of My Favorite Things (the solo around 7 minutes in) for then gf
>eyes closed cause I can't perform otherwise
>gf was texting friends
>Looks up, "sounds good" in monotone
>goes back to texting
I have legit never played sax in front of anyone since. Nobody cares, anon. Nobody.
>the song is out of your vocal range so you know you'd never be able to sing it perfectly for someone else
I just tell people that I suck at guitar when they ask if I play. Then when they actually hear me their standards are lowered and my power level is truly revealed.
This has never actually happened though.
>tfw no DAW/decent recording equipment to commit to buying so I can record my acoustic ideas and release EPs on bandcamp for free
>tfw I regularly play live music in front of all my friends who are in the scene
>tfw I've fucked a few of them
>tfw whomever is my gf at the time is usually in the crowd smiling an cheering me on
Get a life nerds
>listen to a song
>imagine a video or fitting production for it
>doing this for over 12 years has made me incredibly good at it
I just played a gig with a light show for the first time. It was in someone's basement with people packed up to like one foot in front of me. Feeling the audience's intensity and realizing that you're the reason they're all having fun is seriously an unreal experience.
it was always a stick figure for me. he just jumped around and did flips and shit. cool guy.
also used to write my own goosebumps stories. dunno if that's relevant or not but i thought i would share it anyway.
this. wish i could into editing so i could actually make something decent.
> cinematography fags
What's it with you guys and always needing the expensive gadgets and brands?
You know you can make a good film with just about any camera, right? You don't need to shill out on the bells and whistles because that's not necessarily what makes a good film.
You can have an extremely clean looking product and still have a shitty film. What I'm getting at is you can have the crispest image but a really shitty film. I currently go to a film school where students are of the assumption that if they book time with a RED camera or something high-end, that means they'll be automatically great filmmakers.
>go about making muh shitty beats on my computer
>start imagining kanye or some other big rapper on it
>start imagining interviews of me explaining the process of making the song
that crushing depression when you come back to reality
>listening to song
>start fantasizing a scene from a nonexistent movie in which that song would be a fitting soundtrack
I understand that thought process entirely, and it's hilarious the ignorance of buying a bigger camera makes you better etc etc, but i'm at the point where i'm ready to go onto larger sensors. I've gotten storyboards written down, all to be ruined by my lack of equipment. The amature look of the "DSLR" look to me degrades the overall quality of the product that I would be looking for in the music videos i'd like to shoot, and the story doesn't digest as serious as it's intended to be. Don't get me wrong, DSLRs have a BEAUTIFUL image to them, but there not for every project. For an example, documentaries, i'd shoot it on a Mark II and 35 or 55MM primes. In the end, your right, the story is more important than anything else, but I personally feel the image quality adds to the foundries of successfully telling the story correctly.
In my imaginary interviews I say mean things about artists I don't like and am really pretentious and aloof. I get away with it though because my music is so influential and critically adored
I know how that feels. Pick something with a simple strum pattern and keep practising till you get used to singing and playing. It's difficult but hell, I've only been playing 18 months, so if I can manage, you can too.
Since you can only really focus on one thing, you have to be able to do the other unconsciously or without giving it too much focus.
This and this. To add to my autism levels, I usually make it animated too. Jesus fucking Christ.
I also imagine playing at the great hall of my old school to all the students. I've got my own band or some shit, and essentially we're doing a presentation on the evolution on progressive rock.
Yes, I know I should kill myself.
shit this is me all the time
>tfw you'll never play "lakeside view apartments suite" by the mountain goats to a small audience of local kids who are really impressed and one of them becomes your gf eventually
why fucking live
Sometimes I imagine being interviewed about my music or being able to flaunt my progression in front of my peers at my inevitable high school reunion. I guess that's just my inferiority complex showing though.
Sometimes I also imagine getting the change to meet/hang out with my favourite bands because my band has achieved a reasonable amount of success and is either of interest to my favourite band or is on tour with them.
>You will never get to have a pint with your favourite artist
>Tfw the girl you love is in the front and she comes on stage with you
Fair enough, you make a good point. I guess I've become quite cynical because the amount of people I've met that dismiss classic films just because they're not pristine in image quality has frustrated me, and I see the exact same people trying to make films with high-end cameras and equipment and struggling to do anything worthwhile with them.
I've personally always believed that if the content is strong enough then technicalities such as image quality shouldn't be an issue. But it seems like you're not the sort of person I've met on my film course and isn't relying on a good camera for superficial reasons, so that's good to know that there are more people like that out there. I personally have preferred the use of DSLRs, the NX5 and any camera I can get a hold of, due to my budget being tight (I'm not wealthy) but also because I was taught that it doesn't matter what camera you use but how you use it, and I have to agree with that too as many great films with shoestring budgets have just been filmed with whatever was available. So i'd like to apologise for my cynicism if I came across as cold or malicious as that wasn't my intention, it's just studying filmmaking with people I know has made me frustrated.
>you will never perform "fairytale of new york" as a duet with your crush who loves christmas
fuck me out
>the boy you love comes up on stage and gives you a victory kiss in front of everyone - in the fervor of the moment everyone cheers and encourages you and your sexuality instead of hating on you
Not at all my man, all good. I'm personally glad you're focusing on the story board, as you'll get way further than any other rich parents filmmaker wannabe faggot son will get with his fancy RED. And my apologies if I came over as one of them, as that's not me at all, but personally making serious storylines, I have to make the image look as professional and clean as I can, otherwise my projects end up looking like a middle school project, making me look silly, and leaves the viewer with nothing but cringe. And hey, the NX5 is a sturdy little guy, I mean i'm only shooting on a T3i with a basic 50mm lens kek. It's not too bad though, I can get the documentary look, which is nice.
Godspeed to you in your classes, I wish you all the best in your filmmaking endeavors.
>tfw wanted to sing Nature Boy for Talent show
>about to do audition next day
>teacher in charge comes over
>"Can you and anon do that comedy skit you did for the Mr.AHS pageant? We have enough singers and music and need something else"
I had doing it and it was well received but still regret not singing
Thanks, you too, man. We're currently using the NX5 on a documentary we're filming for this semester which I'm looking forward to at the moment and we've got some great images with it. The NX5 isn't without its flaws but it seems to suit quite well with filming documentary. Again, good luck to you and your projects. Wish you all the best, anon.
yeah i feel you, i always dream of being in a band that plays neu! and can covers
like a full set of just neu!'s first album that ends with a dude stirring a giant vat of water with an oar to make the trickling water sounds
I always remember this one assignment we had in my Contemporary Literature class when we were studying music and song lyrics and we all to bring in one song to present to the class. I then pretend the song im listening to was the song I brought in and everyone was super impressed by my taste in music
Well it was shot on an old film camera and the problem was mostly that I just wasn't getting enough light on set. I'm going to try to bust something good out in the editing room, but some shots came out blurry and like I said there was some underexposure. I'm both nervous and excited about the whole thing.
No pics but a lot of schools around me have them. For my school each person represented either a sport/club/activity or subject. I was Mr.Band. We had intros, did a choreographed dance and then had "talent" and pickup line portions. It was a lot of fun but I can't believe how it still runs to this day and on taxpayer money no less. As in its can get pretty offensive to both liberals and conservatives.
I go to school in a small town and I took Music Appreciation for an easy A. We got to do a presentation on a scene/genre/musician of our choice. Most of the kids are hicks that did big country artists but I got to talk for 15 minutes about Krautrock. Shit was cash.
you guys are too kind for all of this, man.
I always fantasize that I become a super successful musician in the independant scene who is pushing a new sound that no one's ever heard of before, and a group of people in high school I loved go to the show with a few I hated. They're too far back to see me or for me to see them, so the people I hated are just there watching me having a blast and being successful in front of them. If they were super fundamentalist christian assholes I'll even throw in a bit where I do something edgy like drop acid in the middle of the show.
I'm a bitter fuck.
>If they were super fundamentalist christian assholes I'll even throw in a bit where I do something edgy like drop acid in the middle of the show.
>tfw you can play "two-headed boy part II" perfectly in its entirety
>can't sing the "AS YOUR MOUTH MOVES IN MINE SOFT AND SWEEET" part without voice cracking big time
yeah idk it gets really off pitch though, and not in a way that works like jeff's voice
i have a really solid falsetto, but that's just in the tiny range where it's too low for falsetto and too high for normal voice
>performing in front of classmates
What a pleb. You gotta fantasize about stadiums and arenas.
>empty dark room
>after nervously preparing I begin playing All My Friends
I just really want to be James Murphy.
idk i just sing along with shit whenever i can, especially in the car
if you can't sing a certain way and you want to, just keep trying until you can
i sucked shit at falsetto forever and now i think i'm bretty gud