Anyone use a projector for gigs ??

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  1. jharpersj

    jharpersj Silver Supporting Member

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    OK I know crazy question but has anyone used a projector behind the band at gigs. I always wanted to have whacked out **** playing behind the band while we played. If so how did you set it up and what did you use ? best thing would be a screen you could plug a computer into

    thanks !
     
  2. dantedayjob

    dantedayjob Member

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    I have that same idea, but haven't done it yet! I think it would be pretty cool...
     
  3. ReddRanger

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    I once saw a local "indie" band who did that. They played a Sonic Youth type of melodic drone music with lots of delay etc. They had all kinds of crazy movie clips playing behind them on the wall. I don't even think they used a screen IIRC. It seemed to fit what they were doing.

    Strictly a rock thing IMO. I couldn't see BB King adding that to his set. :)
     
  4. m@2

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    my band did in the early 90's. we were doing kinda an industrial sound (think skinny puppy/ministry kind of thing) and projected all kinda of crazy imagery both onto us, and on a screen behind us. Was a lot of fun, and added to the show, but would be out of place with some bands/scenes i think. These days, you can get a decent projector hooked right into a laptop for not HUGE $$$ .
     
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    Our guy who does our lights does, theyre pretty nifty.
     
  6. Pietro

    Pietro 2-Voice Guitar Junkie and All-Around Awesome Guy

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    Those of us who play in church have been doing this for years.

    It's a lot of work!
     

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