#2
"You have five.. earth... minutes..."

hahaha. Devy's a f*cking genius. shame he 'retired' or whatever it is he did. people should check out strapping young lad too.
#3
I doubt anyone on this forum isn't already familiar with the genius that is Devin Townsend, and Ziltoid the Omniscient is simply the best concept album I've ever heard.

I mean, Omniscient alien overlord who needs the perfect cup of coffee so he can go back in time and become the greatest guitar player ever, is there any way to top that?
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I mean, Omniscient alien overlord who needs the perfect cup of coffee so he can go back in time and become the greatest guitar player ever, is there any way to top that?


So, so true...

I think deep down inside, we can all relate to that.
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#5
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So, so true...

I think deep down inside, we can all relate to that.

Actually quite a bit of soul searching seems to go on in a lot of the lyrics.
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I doubt anyone on this forum isn't already familiar with the genius that is Devin Townsend, and Ziltoid the Omniscient is simply the best concept album I've ever heard.

I mean, Omniscient alien overlord who needs the perfect cup of coffee so he can go back in time and become the greatest guitar player ever, is there any way to top that?

This.
And.
https://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=354272&highlight=devin+townsend
This.
#8
My favorite album of his has got to be Ocean Machine. Great stuff.

As for his heaviest album(his solo work), I'd definetely say Physicist. It's so damn pummeling!
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My favorite album of his has got to be Ocean Machine. Great stuff.

As for his heaviest album(his solo work), I'd definetely say Physicist. It's so damn pummeling!

When did Ocean Machine come out? I cant find it listen in his albums on metal-archives.com for some strange reason
#11
I'm looking at a photo right now on my wall of him n me shaking hands
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#12
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When did Ocean Machine come out? I cant find it listen in his albums on metal-archives.com for some strange reason

http://www.metal-archives.com/band.php?id=8003
#14
All good.
I can't remember the story, it was something about he wanted the band to be Devin Townsend and the album to be "Ocean Machine: Biomech" but I think the producer/label/whatever wanted to release it as Ocean Machine....or something like that.
Go read the story on wikipedia
#15
Has anyone heard this Punky Buster band or whatever they're called?
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#17
I downloaded the album but my speakers aren't working (again).

The whole story behind the album seems quite funny though.

On a par with Ziltoid.
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#18
Punky Bruster is great
its about a metal band that sells out to pop punk

"It took two minutes
To piece these three lame riffs together
It it's the same crap that's selling loads
So it may just make my life a little better.
- Punk! Punk! Punk!
(Get out of my way!)
I ain't a metal guy no more! "
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#20
Heres a funny update(?)/ post for those that don't frequent the hevy devy forums.

"
No release date, and Stravinsky is dead, so no worries!

Me on the other hand...thinking less, writing more, stopping lots, starting sometimes, on the verge of being pretty clear, but a strong wind could blow it in either direction.

Going to light a fire and think.

Analyzing addiction...every thing you get past opens up a ton of shit you hadn't considered. Pain, there's an interesting thing to be hung up on...it branches into places you hadn't recognized.

That was a hell of a speech that man gave, whichever way you lean.

Still believe in Infinity as the metaphor for God, I'm not a Christian, although it was interesting coming to that conclusion...Neither am I a Satanist, and that was interesting too.

No matter how far you go in any direction, you're still in the middle, you never move, time doesn't exist, it's a singularity for the observer that allows the flow to celebrate.

The whole hippy ethic and the rhetoric is true, but in a larger sense, is just seems like a stupid thing to focus on.

I had a dream about dimensions the other night, watching myself at every stage of life, observing the trials and it was kind of amusing. All stages occured simultaneously and were lessons as opposed to =true= experiences.

Cats are special.

Heard something strange on the top of a mountain the other day.

Designing a guitar and an amp...is it for commerce or for art? I think it's a combination. Am I cool with that? So far...the guys at the company understand the music...(which is motivating.)

Dealing with other peoples perceptions of 'me' vs. the true me. The true me? Analytical, and very basic.

Issac Asimov had said that ours is a universe based on war and games. Other universes may be different, but that's our deal. So there is no 'Peace', even choosing to abstain puts you on the offensive, so the best bet is to keep your eyes open and stay clear. Aikido is a cool concept.

Can't quite quit coffee, I get a titanic headache.

I like construction.

Is it US or THEM?

I hate the teletubbies.

If I could make a good living doing something else, I'd consider it...

Karl Jung, The Collective Unconscious.

Watching friends with kids slide back into heroin... >:\

The music I've written vs. the music I play are very different. I think addiction comes into that as well. Addicted to image and power as opposed to having the balls to just do what is 'right'...(that plus, I don't have enough of that stuff to make a record) and have people say 'he's lost it' when the truth might be that a) I never had it, or b) what I truly am isn't that interesting to most folks.

I think Infinity and fractals, yet write subversive layers. Why? I suppose in some ways It makes me think I'm really clever, on another I feel I'm led and don't trust the guide, on another I think I'm just being honest, and others interpretations of the intention I take to heart and lose the plot.

I'm trying to stop going to porn sites. I think they **** up my perception.

Ableton Live is great, but annoyingly gimmicky in some ways. Logic studio is getting closer but the audio editing is a joke. I FLY on Protools, but some of it is just dinosaur technology. (8 looks nice though).

Things lately that haven't totally offended me:

First song on Frengers by Mew.
An older Afghan Whigs song
'Sights And Sounds' new record.
Some new song by Air
Paul Horn
Ravi Shankar
Rapoon - Darker By Light (8 times today already...15 yesterday.)

Some things that have:

Hinder
Gear Salesmen
A lie from a friend


WHERE IS THE PERFECT AMP?

...we'll see. An old Superbass 100? An original '59 Bassman (or twin) A Komet? A Dumble? A Trainwreck? A Peavey? A Mesa? A Wizard? A Crate? A Hand-sheened zippozappo 900 watt plus with tungsten-dipped-kaffufflebuffers?

You can't have it all, so choose a style and commit. THERES the 100k question. I'm a metalhead! ...no I want to compose! Ambient! Trance! Humor! 50's! Hard Rock! Pop! **** it, let's go to the beach, the ocean is at LEAST 50x heavier than job for a cowboy.

Producing bands is a HELL of a job. I've aged more in three years than I ever have. I have, officially made the shittiest sounding metal record ever, polished some turds till they ****ing GLEAMED, and have been offended mortally by several ideologies.

Got a flu shot today, feels like I was kicked in the bicep by a mule.
"


LOL at the JFAC joke and the 'polished turds' hes produced haha.
#23
Dev is my hero, what an artist. Ki sounds amazing, and I literally can't wait to hear it. My favorite albums from him are Ocean Machine and Synchestra, but I can't fault any of his music. That is one wacky post he made though, quite the thoughtful (crazy?) guy.
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Dev is my hero, what an artist. Ki sounds amazing, and I literally can't wait to hear it. My favorite albums from him are Ocean Machine and Synchestra, but I can't fault any of his music. That is one wacky post he made though, quite the thoughtful (crazy?) guy.


haha it's like he wrote anything that was going through his head. I love the guy's work, but he is slightly odd.
#26
<3 Devin, one of our generation's musical geniuses.


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haha it's like he wrote anything that was going through his head. I love the guy's work, but he is slightly odd.


our old lovely devin has bi polar thats why a lot of his stuff is very twisted.

a lot of the time he stops taking his meds during the recording process i've heard.
#27
I think he only stopped meds for Alien, but during the making of HAARHT, he'd frequently pass out during recording due to stress apparently, pretty hectic stuff.
#28
Ki? am i the only one who has no idea what that is
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#29
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Ki? am i the only one who has no idea what that is


It's the title for the project he's workin on now. Name could change though.