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Old Nov 15 2019, 08:40 PM   #5121
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Well performed live music never gets old, especially when it's by an artist you've followed for years.



Have followed these guys since well before they even were a group, the composer (on the piano above) was a very skilled soloist before picking up the rest of the group.

Have several albums now, including two signed on vinyl from backing their funding projects on Kickstarter, but this is the first time I've been lucky enough to see them live.

Moment of the week so far is getting the whole room full of people singing along with the chorus on a couple of the songs. That's one of those things which really don't get old to be part of and still makes my hair stand on end when it happens.

Hats off to the tech crew as well for getting the audio halfway listenable...the room is an absolute swine to mic up. It's really long, narrow and has a low ceiling...so to get anything resembling a useful level of audio at the back of the room basically means you've got to have the drivers at the back of the room...facing the mics. Not ideal. They tried having things rear facing set back a ways from the stage but that used to result in a horrendous resonance at one couple of square foot spot in the room which kept trying to turn the audience inside out, which while sometimes hilarious is generally frowned upon.

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Zelendeth, out of curiosity who is the group and will American's have heard of them yet?
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Zelendeth, out of curiosity who is the group and will American's have heard of them yet?
...That would have been smart stuff to include wouldn't it...

The gentleman on the piano above goes by the name Fox Amoore (I've not the foggiest of what their legal name is...though this is how most of their material can be found so it works anyhow) who has a SoundCloud page with a decent cross section of their material over here.

Since they have formed more of an organised band with Pepper Coyote to become Foxes & Peppers they have released a couple of actual albums, at least a couple of which are on Spotify over here

Not sure how well they're actually known outside the Furry Fandom, though I know Fox has done some work on some bigger projects in the past.
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So my husband made the mistake while out in suit earlier of standing still for too long.

The nose horn is just begging to have things hung on it...like my conbadge.



Such antics are par for the course. I'm sure I've the same sort of nonsense awaiting me in future when my suit is finished, albeit more in the form of him trying to balance things on my head as the species my suit is based on are known for having very flat, wedge shaped heads...cue other jokes like this one I came across yesterday evening by someone who had been left on door duty at one of the larger events.



Poor door wedge...

Actually pretty sure that's one of the very earliest suits based on the same base hardware that I'm using, back in the days when Dream Vision Creations actually still did full suit commission's rather than exclusively making components.
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Thank you I'll have to look them up online. Something about the name Fox Amoore rings a bell somewhere in my subconscious but I can't place where.



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...That would have been smart stuff to include wouldn't it...

The gentleman on the piano above goes by the name Fox Amoore (I've not the foggiest of what their legal name is...though this is how most of their material can be found so it works anyhow) who has a SoundCloud page with a decent cross section of their material over here.

Since they have formed more of an organised band with Pepper Coyote to become Foxes & Peppers they have released a couple of actual albums, at least a couple of which are on Spotify over here

Not sure how well they're actually known outside the Furry Fandom, though I know Fox has done some work on some bigger projects in the past.
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So my husband made the mistake while out in suit earlier of standing still for too long.

The nose horn is just begging to have things hung on it...like my conbadge

Such antics are par for the course. I'm sure I've the same sort of nonsense awaiting me in future when my suit is finished, albeit more in the form of him trying to balance things on my head as the species my suit is based on are known for having very flat, wedge shaped heads...cue other jokes like this one I came across yesterday evening by someone who had been left on door duty at one of the larger events.


Poor door wedge...

Actually pretty sure that's one of the very earliest suits based on the same base hardware that I'm using, back in the days when Dream Vision Creations actually still did full suit commission's rather than exclusively making components.

Wonderful pictures Zelandeth! Keep us posted about your costume!
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