Post by Sam Plusnet Post by J. P. Gilliver (John)
They need to be able to react to each other.
Most, if not all, of the musical collaborations being shown are
Since the technology used introduces (musically) significant delays,
the only way it can possibly work is if the separate recordings are
pasted together afterwards. This could only be 'dishonest' if they
were pretending it to be entirely 'live' which is not so in the videos
I have watched.
I'd say dishonesty by not saying anything. A lot of the ones that have
got wide coverage - the Captain (now Colonel) Tom one, for example, and
several others: OK, nobody explicitly _said_ they were done live, but
IMO there was more than I believe credible (if no deception was
intended) care taken _not_ to say that they _weren't_, so anyone who
doesn't know would have _assumed_ it was.
It'd be like covering a journey in an electric car from London to
Inverness without _mentioning_ the recharge that would be needed; OK,
you could say nobody explicitly _said_ you could do it in one go, but if
nobody _mentioned_ it, ...
J. P. Gilliver. UMRA: 1960/<1985 MB++G()AL-IS-Ch++(p)***@T+H+Sh0!:`)DNAf
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