Randall Stephens & Alex Scot - The Future of Entertainment
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Here is the first of what I hope will be many more blogs with video of actual performance. This is from a gig we did on February 11th at Bar 303 in Northcote, for Roarhouse, a community volunteer organisation promoting mental health awareness.
My friend Mitch, a travelling filmmaker from France visiting Melbourne, was kind enough to come along and film my set, then cut together this clip. He did a fantastic job. Thanks Mitch.
If you'd like to get a hold of Mitch for something you'd like filmed or edited, talk to him at: http://www.lasophiste.com/
or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
As for the poem itself:
Blog-readers here might be unfamiliar with it, but Alex wrote it for us to perform at his going-away gig in Melbourne just over 2 years ago now, we performed a very jet-lagged version on the Nuyorican open mike in New York shortly thereafter.
Since then, we've done it way-too-many times since we've both returned to Melbourne. The best-performed version to date appears as track #17 on the Product CD. No, seriously I'm not just saying that in a vain effort to entice you to buy my (fucking) CD.
We've agreed to retire it and all our other duets together, indefinitely. So this blog seems like a good way to send it off.
Thanks again Mitch for your work in making this happen.
PS -oh what the hell... (ahem) Oi! Buy my fucking CD already!