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Cameron Carpenter – 10 CC – Single Me Out

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 7, 2016 by segarini

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Well, the show was not half bad. There were no cringe-worthy duets, the pace was pretty quick, the set looked good, there was no blatant pimping of other CTV properties and, for the most part, the performances were pretty good. The one major complaint I have is they need to go a little simpler on the camera work. There is no need for the 360 shot, followed by the zoom out, followed by the zoom in followed by the reverse 360 shot. Keep it simple. Focus on the performance, cut away for the solo (of there is anyone actually playing a solo), and then, come back to the performance. I don’t need to see crowd shots of people watching the show through their smart phones. Also, the annoying Google Play commercials reminded me of why I can’t stand karaoke.

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Cameron Carpenter: The ABC’s Of Rock – F

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2011 by segarini

“Gimme an F!” Country Joe And The Fish

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I was not surprised when my pal Bob Mersereau wrote his book “The Top 100 Canadian Singles” (sister to “The Top 100 Canadian Albums”) that Stanley Frank’s  Attic Records 45 “S’cool Days” did not make the list. It was an underground hit in the U.K. but God knows I never heard it on Canadian radio.

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