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Interview with Michael Romeo of Symphony X now online

Discussion in 'Symphony X (Unofficial)' started by shaq, Jul 9, 2007.

  1. rockmanxpr

    rockmanxpr High Speed Samurai

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    Nice interview, ya Russ fixining computers... can't help but think this might have went down in the studio "Yeah Russ great singing, let's do another take but this time don't sing into the screwdriver, yea...."
     
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    HeavyProg New Metal Member

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    Nice One!!! Thanks!!
     
  3. Beelzebub

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    Dude, totally dude.
     
  4. Lorem Ipsum

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    Yeah... an interviewer who doesn't take out the filler words like that is really doing a disservice to the interviewee, because it gives the illusion he's less articulate than someone equally well-spoken who had the good fortune to be interviewed by someone more courteous.
     
  5. Iced Dog

    Iced Dog The Stormrider's Pooch

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    "We had this folder where we keep all our ideas on computer with all the little audio pieces of songs and it was like 283 riffs man! Fucking insane"

    :lol:
     
  6. shaq

    shaq Demon of the Fall

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    Yeah I don't do transcriptions anymore either, I hate it :) I used to transcribe all my interviews but now I just pass it along to our transcriptionists and let them have all the fun. I did request for stuff like "um" to be taken out, but as for the "you knows" I didn't because I figured it might hide some of his style a bit. Perhaps at the time I didn't realize just how many there were :heh:
     
  7. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Oh, look at the big man who has someone do his work FOR him! :D

    it's a tough balance. you don't want it to sound like a drone, you want it to have the flavor of who's talking, but again, it gets to the point where it goes nuts. Not saying it's your fault or even speaking only of this specific interview. Statement meant as a generalization.
     
  8. shaq

    shaq Demon of the Fall

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    :lol: Yea I know what you mean, definitely. In the past I've done my own just to make sure it's done how I like it too, but lately I've been doing a bunch of interviews on top of everything else i have going on so to wait til I had time to do it would mean not publishing the interview for quite some time. And, man, you know....that's just not cool :D
     
  9. DoomsdayZach

    DoomsdayZach The Professor was right

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    Yep... fuck phone interviews tbh. Man... as much as people rip on metal journalists... they don't understand that it takes friggin time haha.
     
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    oh man its funny reading that he sounds just like he does in person, all laid back and casual, great read!
     
  11. Phanto

    Phanto Alalalalalalalala.

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    Yeah, so, when are you gonna interview them for GD.se? :oops:
     
  12. MasqueReaper

    MasqueReaper Paradise Lost...OH SHIT!!

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    Great interview, thanks!!
     

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