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by Ricardo1701
Tue Nov 30, 2010 11:35 pm
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Your First Concert...
Replies: 98
Views: 18088

Re: Your First Concert...

My first concert was Alice Cooper in 2007, at the end of that concert, I got a guitar pick from the bassist that a roadie threw... after that, in 2008 I watched Nightwish live, and last year was my first Stratovarius concert, in this one, the only person in front of me was Jens Johansson... This yea...
by Ricardo1701
Tue Nov 02, 2010 1:24 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Most overrated/underrated metal albums...
Replies: 53
Views: 12389

Re: Most overrated/underrated metal albums...

I'm in the apparent minority that likes both Tarja and Anette's singing. It sucks that Tarja's gone, but I think DPP was pretty good. More on topic, I think all of the Iron Savior albums are underrated. Also, I think (spare me the doubtless criticisms that will come from this) The Days of Grays is ...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Jun 21, 2010 1:38 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2010 thread
Replies: 443
Views: 83710

Re: FIFA World Cup 2010 thread

if wasnt the for the bad refereeing, the game would be perfect...

Kaká was expelled in a foul he didn't make...Elano recieved a violent foul, and the Ivory Coast player wasn't punished...and the valid hand goal
by Ricardo1701
Tue Apr 20, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Where does your music come from?
Replies: 17
Views: 3228

Re: Where does your music come from?

Finland: 2
USA: 3
Austria: 1
Germany: 1

mostly from USA, but my favorite bands are from Finland
by Ricardo1701
Sat Feb 27, 2010 8:42 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Browser Wars: Which Side are You On?
Replies: 34
Views: 7119

Re: Browser Wars: Which Side are You On?

IE 8...don't know why, but I don't like Firefox at all...
by Ricardo1701
Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:59 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Sad Stratovarius Music Passages...
Replies: 22
Views: 6337

Re: Sad Stratovarius Music Passages...

I just love that part in Winter Skies, I even learned to play it by ear, but I can't pass the emoction that the original song does, I need to pratice it..
by Ricardo1701
Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:34 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Merchandise sold on the tour *question*
Replies: 11
Views: 4978

Re: Merchandise sold on the tour *question*

well, in Brazil in the shop didn't have these models selling..dunno if in other countries will have/had...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:27 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Stratovarius @ Club Teatria, Oulu Nov 20. 2009
Replies: 12
Views: 4085

Re: Stratovarius @ Club Teatria, Oulu Nov 20. 2009

A bit off topic, but at their gig in Turku I was standing right in front the stage, almost leaning on to it. Jens and his keyboards were just about 4ft away so I had an ecxellent wiew to follow his fingers fly on the keys. me too, but I was in Sao Paulo, is just fantastic viewing his fingers!! I lo...
by Ricardo1701
Fri Nov 20, 2009 7:26 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: RJ Dio hospitalized
Replies: 14
Views: 6416

Re: RJ Dio hospitalized

that's sad, I hope he gets better, it must be something serious, for having to cancel the european tour, but, he can't die, he is God (Dio in Italian means God)
by Ricardo1701
Sun Nov 08, 2009 6:26 pm
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Best Video Game soundtrack
Replies: 28
Views: 6259

Re: Best Video Game soundtrack

Star Wars: Republic Commando: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyuVz1_knGQ
by Ricardo1701
Thu Oct 29, 2009 6:31 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

just another question, when I see Johasson's pedal, I noticed that there are 2 of them, one sustain, and another one that looked like a wah-wah, anybody know what pedal is that? its a Expression Pedal, the Roland EV-5 if im not mistaken. I think he uses it to bring in the Delay on his lead sound. P...
by Ricardo1701
Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:31 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

just another question, when I see Johasson's pedal, I noticed that there are 2 of them, one sustain, and another one that looked like a wah-wah, anybody know what pedal is that?
by Ricardo1701
Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:17 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

wow, that gave me some ideias for creating new combis...since Korg X-50 doesn't have any aditional banks (if you create a new combi, you have to replace one original)
by Ricardo1701
Mon Oct 26, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

oh you say haha! creating sounds in a korg X-50 is really hard, and i think it has to be done via computer , but it can be achieved and well done anyhow :) i'm having a shitty time with the korg creating sounds and patchbanks, but some day i will arrive at it, some day :P Yes, I use the computer to...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Oct 26, 2009 6:13 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

No such thing as a stupid question! The Korg TR rack is a rack version of the Korg Trinity which uses ACCESS(Advanced Control Combined Synthesis System) as its tone generation system. The Triton Rack uses the HI Synthesis tone generator. This is the synth engine all of the Tritons use. Now that I t...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Oct 26, 2009 2:56 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

uh yeah, it had empty slots to store the vst's etc. it was a real good synth, i wonder why korg stopped it. and yeah, i saw a Muse Receptor in a music instrument shop and i t was 3500 € it's like...4000$? something like it? anyways, t was expensive as hell, oh talking about it jens, you should real...
by Ricardo1701
Sat Oct 24, 2009 5:26 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: New video clip: Tour in progress part 10: Latin america
Replies: 45
Views: 23806

Re: New video clip: Tour in progress part 10: Latin america

"Yyy, kaa, koo, nee" - my throat suffered in this...
by Ricardo1701
Fri Oct 23, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

bugs, something that will ever exist on eletronic things...

one day my Korg X-50 bugged, it had stopped all commands...I had to shut it off, and then it back to normal
by Ricardo1701
Wed Oct 21, 2009 11:35 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: October 20th, São Paulo - Thank you, Stratovarius
Replies: 28
Views: 9067

Re: October 20th, São Paulo - Thank you, Stratovarius

I noticed that Lauri played Bach's Toccata e Fugga during one of his solos to..

yes, must be his grandfather, realy sad, and Kotipelto was very strong to do this show, even with this burden!
by Ricardo1701
Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show
Replies: 51
Views: 21740

Re: Tech question for Jens - From Sao Paulo’s show

I noticed that, but I don't know if he turned it off, or just changed its configuration, I was near, and it looked like he moved a knob, or somthing like that..
by Ricardo1701
Wed Oct 21, 2009 5:21 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: October 20th, São Paulo - Thank you, Stratovarius
Replies: 28
Views: 9067

Re: October 20th, São Paulo - Thank you, Stratovarius

Thank you for the answome show last night, with no doubts, the best show in my live, standing in the front, very close to Jens was perfect..

but, did I understande correcly, Kotipelto Grandmother died last night?

if was that, my condolences, even with that, was a perfect performance...
by Ricardo1701
Thu Oct 01, 2009 3:52 am
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: pyramid Club
Replies: 31
Views: 10020

Re: pyramid Club

POLIISI wrote: :) :) Gene Simmons said that those people who say this have never played to 80000 people.
Tuomas Holopainen already played for 70.000 (at Wacken Open Air), and he still says what Jens said...
by Ricardo1701
Tue Sep 22, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Amberian Dawn
Replies: 32
Views: 7798

Re: Amberian Dawn

actually, Dark Passion Tour was the biggest tour in the band history...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:25 pm
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Amberian Dawn
Replies: 32
Views: 7798

Re: Amberian Dawn

well...for me, the old songs are better with Anette, and IMO, her voice is special...

another opera singer would have too many comparison, and, I belive that wouldn't achive new fans, and would lost some...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:01 pm
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Amberian Dawn
Replies: 32
Views: 7798

Re: Amberian Dawn

that singer would certainly be a *much* suitable replacement for Tarja than Annete. No way! For me, Anette is the best thing that happen to Nightwish.. for those who compain about her voice, try watching some recent videos (like the last show of DDP Tour in Hartwall arena), she is much more in tune...
by Ricardo1701
Thu Jul 23, 2009 6:33 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: DIO - Distraught Overlord? What kind of bullshit is this?
Replies: 55
Views: 9411

Re: DIO - Distraught Overlord? What kind of bullshit is this?

Rage1979 wrote:
Beast_Pete wrote:Agreed with Ragehead.
Me too!
yeah, me too...

If this band was a different style, it could be without intention, but, being a Heavy Metal band, and using this name, I have no doubts that was chosen with this intention
by Ricardo1701
Mon Jul 20, 2009 1:35 am
Forum: Musician talk in English
Topic: Latest song you practised
Replies: 27
Views: 14183

Re: Latest song you practised

in Piano: - Bohemiam Rhapsody - Queen (this one will take a large time to complete, there are so many notes, it's hard to read) - Dance Of Sugar (Nutcracker Suite) - Tchaikovsky - Tales from the Vienna Woods - J. Strauss in keyboard: - Mother Gaia - Stratovarius (just the ending) - Ever Dream - Nigh...
by Ricardo1701
Sat Jul 18, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Other discussions in English
Topic: Who here listens to classical music?
Replies: 46
Views: 18834

Re: Who here listens to classical music?

Actualy, I don't listen to classical music, but I really like it I play piano, and sometimes, I search in Youtube some videos, and I wish to play them some day...in these days I'm learning Tchaikovsky's Dance Of Sugar from Nutcracker Suite... I wish to see The Ring of the Nibelung someday, sadly, it...
by Ricardo1701
Mon Jun 08, 2009 6:52 pm
Forum: Stratovarius and related bands talk in English
Topic: Sauna Open Air 7.6-09
Replies: 44
Views: 15806

Re: Sauna Open Air 7.6-09

here a picture of Jens Johansson taken by Anette Olzon (Nightiwsh):

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_93IuP2jawcc/S ... 607485.jpg