Meanwhile in Finland...

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Lauri should quit everything and pursue a career in directing movies.

Yes, he is clearly the new Godard
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Oh please god no.
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Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by LauriPorra » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:04 pm

Hi,

Today i made a small video for you. Sorry for the horrible quality and lousy editing. :)


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Greetings from the woods

LP

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Keyssion » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:15 pm

Oh yeah, kyllä! You're clearly going to be a movie director!

Thanks for the video, Lauri! At least the sound is enough good to be heard :)

Sounds good by the way!

Kiitos!

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by browneyedgirl » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:15 pm

:~( Damn this Webtv.
:lol:
You guys give a gist of what is going on in that vid.
We had our fun with mice, what is it now? Elks? :D
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by RazielSR » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:16 pm

Oh Lauri thanks for that video. WOW!!! Jörg again smashing the drums for us!!!

The video quality can't be worst :lol: :lol: but the video is great!

Almost every day we have happiness nowadays in the forum.

A predemo...and sounds great...this is becoming something REALLY good.
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by browneyedgirl » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:19 pm

Oh, OK. Music stuff. I will head on to the local library in a while, use one of their computers&watch that video. ;)
Sounds good.
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by RazielSR » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:07 pm

I like the new Jörg drums colour.

EDIT: And...hey guys you are going fast! I mean, you are A LOT into it, into the band, you are working soooo hard and that's really amazing.

We are gonna have new cd soon! Maybe in 5/6 months!!
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by ps » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:21 pm

Wunderschön, Lauri.

There is a certain je ne-sais-quoi in films consisting of lots of banging and featuring a not-fully-dressed German man.

However, and the undisputed news value notwithstanding, I'd still rather have you playing the bass and composing than making movies.

If someone reading hasn't already checked out Lauri's excellent solo albums, their loss.

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by ainuman » Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:49 pm

Sounds good, feeling is on! Can't wait for new album!

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by nefertari » Thu Sep 04, 2008 6:27 pm

Thank you Lauri :) it was nice to see and listen to your work. Sounds so good :headbang:

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by browneyedgirl » Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:49 pm

OMG! I just got back a few minutes ago, so I had to catch my breath. :D Fan-tastic video. Its good to see how much progress has been made in such short time!!!! :headbang: So, good luck to you guys. I'm sure the next album will be a good one.
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Lurdi » Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:54 pm

Watching this video and listening to it just made me feel...I want more!!!

Keep on updating this with new images and videos. This made my day, thanx a lot!

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by NeonVomit » Thu Sep 04, 2008 10:44 pm

Lauri, a question... was that a Warwick Jonas Hellborg system in the corner I spied? If so, how's that working out for you? I've heard good stuff about them but never got a chance to try one out.

Stuff is looking good, can't wait for the album.
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Star_Ocean » Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:21 pm

I couldn't hear too well because of the bad quality of both my speakers and that video. xP

So I got a question:

Was Jorg using double-bass?

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by fernandotcl » Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:24 pm

Holy shit. If all songs are like that, this is gonna be one of the best albums ever.

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Inventariado » Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:44 pm

at the beginning I thought it was a sequel for Blair witch project, and then I realized there IS something really weird happening among those woods... that must be some kind of german mighty warrior doing some kind of manifestation to the gods.

It sounds really really energizing :)
Nice hand-held traveling Lauri, I'll vote for you as director;)
Thanks guys and the best wishes from Buenos Aires!
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by dirge » Thu Sep 04, 2008 11:54 pm

Sounds good, thanks for the video! :D

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by AGAG » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:10 am

GREAT!
Just a question, is that song a new song on the record or it's just random stuff?? ???
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by MetalAngel » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:22 am

AGAG wrote:GREAT!
Just a question, is that song a new song on the record or it's just random stuff?? ???
I bet it's a new song... :D
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by StratoTimo » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:25 am

Thanks Lauri! 8)
You could be director and also ofcourse play music ;)
It was nice to see Jörg playing his drums :) :party:
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Beast_Pete » Fri Sep 05, 2008 12:15 pm

Voted: Oh please god no.
:P

You are better in the music business, believe me. ;)
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by MetalAngel » Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:58 pm

Lauri, you're the best bassist since Steve Harris! :)
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by eagledreamr » Fri Sep 05, 2008 3:48 pm

It took me a long time to play the whole video, but it was worth it! :)
Still, I voted No: keep on playing music!! (And make other videos!).
Thank you for sharing! :)
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Stratowarius » Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:31 pm

:) I read a review in a finnish newspaper and I will translate it for you here.
The new short movie from Lauri Porra is a master dogmafilm. He is taking us on a strange journey in the finnish nature. It is both mythical and illustrative. Behind the green mist you can suspect dark, dangerous and powerful creatures lie in wait for you. And you can easily believe that you are the last human beings on earth.
But there is more to it then solitude and danger. The young Porra still has his futureoptimism intact and he goes from darkness into the light. He shows us an energetic drummer in action. A german drummer. And some other persons give us great signs of joy of life and a will to conquer all the problems we can meet on our trip on mother earth.
Porras victory over the darkness, if you so will, and till that a victory over the monsters, that so recently ravaged his environment.
This movie can be seen as a proof of young finnish capacity to create black dogmafilm that ends in light.
You can see this highly recommendable masterpiece on the finnish metalband Stratovarius homepage.

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by browneyedgirl » Fri Sep 05, 2008 4:42 pm

Stratowarius wrote::) I read a review in a finnish newspaper and I will translate it for you here.
The new short movie from Lauri Porra is a master dogmafilm. He is taking us on a strange journey in the finnish nature.It is both mythical and illustrative. Behind the green mist you can suspect dark, dangerous and powerful creatures lie in wait for you.And you can easily believe that you are the last human beings on earth.
But there is more to it then solitude and danger. The young Porra still has his futureoptimism intact and he goes from darkness into the light. He shows us an energetic drummer in action. A german drummer.And some other persons give us great signs of joy of life and a will to conquer all the difficultes we can meet on our trip on mother earth.
Porras victory over the darkness if you so will and till that a victory over the monsters that so recently ravaged his environment.
This movie can be seen as a proof of young finnish capacity to create black dogmafilm that ends in light.
You can see this highly recommendable masterpiece on the finnish metalband Stratovarius homepage.
All he needs is a Busty, beautiful singer and he has a tearjerking metal opera on his hands! :bigok:
Its a hit! CUT! :D
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Stratowarius » Fri Sep 05, 2008 5:47 pm

:lol: The Finns can read the original article on the finnish edition of "Pravda". :lol:

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Burning Reflection » Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:38 pm

Call me selfish, but I voted no because your bass work with Sinergy is some of the best I've heard. Also your bass solo on the last US Strato tour was impressive too. Please follow your dreams though. You could even use some of the stuff off your solo album for your soundtrack :P

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Shiva » Fri Sep 05, 2008 11:28 pm

Ow the drums are great & the song in the end makes me feel very excited :twisted:

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by mitelika » Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:02 am

WOW you guys are have a lot ov fun!
And the beginning of the video reminds me of Norwegian black metal. :evilgrin: :headbang:

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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by eagledreamr » Sat Sep 06, 2008 4:05 pm

mitelika wrote:WOW you guys are have a lot ov fun!
And the beginning of the video reminds me of Norwegian black metal. :evilgrin: :headbang:
Now I'm imagining Jens with corpse paint :roll:
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Re: Meanwhile in Finland...

Post by Meleeruler » Sun Sep 07, 2008 5:00 am

I don't post here much, but I must say the song at the end of that video was amazing sounding.

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