Neil Peart sounds like Nhoj

 
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14 April 2016 19:56
 

This is a documentary about Rush drummer Neil Peart, but listen to him talk and see if you don’t think he sounds like Nhoj.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLYXv2yvxxM

 
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14 April 2016 22:19
 

Wouldn’t retitling this thread to ‘Neil Peart’s speaking voice sounds like Nhoj’ be less likely to make you sound like you don’t know beans about drumming?

Aren’t things complicated enough for me these days?

 
 
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15 April 2016 08:40
 

I watched about 20min, what impressed me is how coherently he speaks.

 
 
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15 April 2016 08:44
 

So EN’s way off the mark?

 
 
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Nhoj Morley - 15 April 2016 08:44 AM

So EN’s way off the mark?

LOL! You know, I was going to add that smile

 
 
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15 April 2016 12:49
 

I listened to the first Project Reason podcast a couple of weeks ago and thought that Martin sounded a lot like actor Anthony Hopkins.

I’d need him to say, “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti” to really compare voices.

 
 
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Sarcastic Fringehead - 15 April 2016 12:49 PM

I listened to the first Project Reason podcast a couple of weeks ago and thought that Martin sounded a lot like actor Anthony Hopkins.

I’d need him to say, “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti” to really compare voices.

I’ve been found out. I will try the quote on our next podcast… if they haven’t carted me away before then.

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15 April 2016 16:33
 

Neil Peart does not sound a thing like the podcast voice of Nhoj.  At least in comparison of the guy who narrates the introduction to the Zombie and Thomas Woods interview. 
 
Warning:  The subject matter may be offensive.  Not to me, the book is on my wait to read list.    The voice at the very beginning just after the violin music,  including the end of the interview are practically identical. I can’t tell a difference.
 
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrcM5exDxcc&feature=em-share_video_user

 
 
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GAD - 15 April 2016 08:40 AM

I watched about 20min, what impressed me is how coherently he speaks.

Yeah, kinda unusual for a rocker. He’s the band’s lyricist, by the way. A bit of an Ayn Rand groupie, but still pretty intelligent.

 
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EN - 14 April 2016 07:56 PM

This is a documentary about Rush drummer Neil Peart, but listen to him talk and see if you don’t think he sounds like Nhoj.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLYXv2yvxxM

No he does not.

When I first heard you on the New years podcast I thought you Sounded like Jimmy Dean selling his sausage meat.

Its a similar analogy.

 
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16 April 2016 08:16
 

I watched the bits where Mr. Peart talks behind the set. I love shop talk. Often sounds like it is coming from Kevin Spacey. To a Texan, everyone north of Peoria sounds alike.

There is nothing unusual about it. We either talk that way or we are likely not doing anything interesting.

I wonder if Mr. Peart would approve of the emerging slower under-rhythm I stuck on that opening sustenado section. Mr. Prokofiev said to play out that opening beat pattern as is and throughout no matter how it lines up with the other instrument parts. It gives the top lines the freedom to have any beat one or duration that feels right. The added slower beat (cha-cha… boom-boom) doesn’t line up with either but our brains (via cinema perception) will try to put it together. I thought it mitigated the stompy approach it usually gets. The big blurry headphone mix needs updating.

The next section with the scampering strings turns out to be a cheat when you see the score. It goes to triplet time but is played like 1-2, 1-2, 1-2… so it seems to be faster while keeping the same tempo. It sounds really stupid when played that way on an electric guitar. I decided to make the triplets and the unchanged tempo plain which turns Sergei’s crazy lines into jazzy sycopations. It is a better segue to the next bit with the bearded Chippendales dancing in tutus.

Would you change that title please. Add voice so folks don’t think drums. Or change it to Kevin.

The podcast voice is a combination of a low-cost logitech USB headset mic and pretending I’m street reporter Wally Ballou. I’ve been lazy and have done them from my desk. Sometimes you hear the nice Sony mic in the blind where there is no skype.

utoob is full of amazing stuff. Now that I’m peeking at it…

Here’s a look at some of my mentors including Phil Austin who passed on last year. He greyed early. This is from 1981.

Nick Danger in Frame Me Pretty

 

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Sarcastic Fringehead - 15 April 2016 12:49 PM

I listened to the first Project Reason podcast a couple of weeks ago and thought that Martin sounded a lot like actor Anthony Hopkins.

I’d need him to say, “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti” to really compare voices.

I’ve been found out. I will try the quote on our next podcast… if they haven’t carted me away before then.

You should have been carted away four years ago.

MARTIN_UK - 02 March 2012 06:16 AM

I have been known to eat my little boys. . .

 
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Skipshot - 04 May 2016 11:08 AM
MARTIN_UK - 15 April 2016 01:00 PM
Sarcastic Fringehead - 15 April 2016 12:49 PM

I listened to the first Project Reason podcast a couple of weeks ago and thought that Martin sounded a lot like actor Anthony Hopkins.

I’d need him to say, “I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti” to really compare voices.

I’ve been found out. I will try the quote on our next podcast… if they haven’t carted me away before then.

You should have been carted away four years ago.

MARTIN_UK - 02 March 2012 06:16 AM

I have been known to eat my little boys. . .

I had forgot about that Skip, life’s so funny now being off my meds again, the clarity… and the voices.

 

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