Thursday, June 09, 2005

More TMC + The New Generation memories

Well, I came across another classic comedy moment of the comprehensive video history of TMC + The New Generation...

...we were playing a show at the ol' Green Parrot Rock Club in Neptune, NJ, and -- as usual -- we had a sequencer malfunction. Well, actually, this was more a BK brain you will see in the video, we were starting a song called "Stop the Violence!" (featuring a few notes borrowed from the "Hawaii Five-0" theme) and after Christian played some samples and TMC yelled "Stop," I was supposed to step on a foot switch and start the sequencer to play the background tracks of the song.

One problem...I forgot to switch songs on my Kawai Q-80 sequencer and had to make a quick lunge over to turn the Q-80's "alpha wheel" to the correct song. As you can see, it took a little bit of time to accomplish that and it resulted in an awkward silence...if you listen hard enough, I think you can hear crickets chirping.

Here is that comedy nugget for all to enjoy...

Stop the Violence...and start the sequencer!


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