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Postby Stephanie » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:39 pm

latex wrote:I wonder how many people have just gone rushing to get Maid of Orleans on to replay that intro again, me included :D

Facinating to get a perception of how it actually came about and was created.


You needed to replay the intro Latex? I thought it would still be fresh in your mind from all the gigs!

Have to agree with Nicky it is certainly a very haunting intro - sends shivers up my spine just to think about it.
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Postby dazzler » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:56 pm

Funny detail: the outro of Maid Of Orleans was used at the end
of a Flemish radio broadcast during the mid 80s.
That broadcast was on sunday somewhere beteen 11am and 1pm.

They interviewed people in the studio who had ... gone through ...
a burning hell ... fire ... :shock: :shock: so the music fitted the program very well.
People told their stories about pain, loss or grief and how they learnt from it.

:lol: True story!!! :lol:
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Postby Dresden » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:56 pm

omj wrote:Apart from that.


Just for you cos I adore your avatar.. :oops:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pink_noise

Hope that's clearer!
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Postby dazzler » Thu Sep 20, 2007 7:57 pm

double post.
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Postby abc123 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:03 pm

omj wrote:What is pink noise?

(I know what white noise is.)


According to wikipedia:
Pink noise or 1/f noise is a signal or process with a frequency spectrum such that the power spectral density is proportional to the reciprocal of the frequency. The name arises from being intermediate between white noise (1/f0) and red noise (1/f2, more commonly known as Brownian noise).
Within the scientific literature the term 1/f noise is used a little more loosely to refer to any noise with a power spectral density of the form,

Image

where f is frequency and 0 < ? < 2, with ? usually close to 1. These "1/f-like" noises occur widely in nature and are a source of considerable interest in many fields.


Well, I don't know what thet means, but I thought pink noise contains all frequenzes, while white noise has random frequenzes (as nature works).

I know pink noise is used to check the quality of speaker systems, esp in car stereo championships :!:

Also, listen to pink noise at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Pink_noise.ogg

...or MoO!
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Postby Dresden » Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:07 pm

abc123 wrote:
omj wrote:What is pink noise?

(I know what white noise is.)


According to wikipedia:
Pink noise or 1/f noise is a signal or process with a frequency spectrum such that the power spectral density is proportional to the reciprocal of the frequency. The name arises from being intermediate between white noise (1/f0) and red noise (1/f2, more commonly known as Brownian noise).
Within the scientific literature the term 1/f noise is used a little more loosely to refer to any noise with a power spectral density of the form,

Image

where f is frequency and 0 < ? < 2, with ? usually close to 1. These "1/f-like" noises occur widely in nature and are a source of considerable interest in many fields.


Well, I don't know what thet means, but I thought pink noise contains all frequenzes, while white noise has random frequenzes (as nature works).

I know pink noise is used to check the quality of speaker systems, esp in car stereo championships :!:

Also, listen to pink noise at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Pink_noise.ogg

...or MoO!


I just posted the link to it 2 posts up from you....yer numbty!!
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Postby abc123 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 8:11 pm

sorry, I type so slow I missed your post! :oops:
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Postby robbo13 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:11 pm

All this talk of pink noise & white noise reminds me of the south park episode with the brown noise!
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Postby Chris28 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:39 pm

Top thread! the only bit I don't like is the dissing of Milla Jovovich's barnet in the film! :lol:
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Postby corky100 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:37 pm

Chris28 wrote:Top thread! the only bit I don't like is the dissing of Milla Jovovich's barnet in the film! :lol:


Would you go out with that haircut?? :D

I'm so glad you all cleared up Pink noise. Now I can finish my application for University to study Sonic Science so I can understand what the hell that post meant. :lol:
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Postby Chris28 » Thu Sep 20, 2007 10:54 pm

corky100 wrote:
Chris28 wrote:Top thread! the only bit I don't like is the dissing of Milla Jovovich's barnet in the film! :lol:


Would you go out with that haircut?? :D



If she was in it, yes, so far as I remember it. Will check it out and come
back to you on that one :lol:
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Postby omj » Fri Sep 21, 2007 4:07 pm

Can't listen to that Ogg file. Any other web sources?
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Postby Pat » Sat Sep 22, 2007 4:01 am

PaulB wrote:
The Rober Dozer wrote:... She did go to war with somebody, right? :oops:


You did go to school didn't you??? sigh...

Of course Joan Of Arc went to war - she fought the Klingons. Then later the Cardassians. A spatial anomaly may have been involved. Experts still debate the point.


I almost pissed myself reading that.

Those Klingons were tough back in the day, and this was BEFORE they had cloaking devices. Oh wait, that was the Romulans.

OK, so who was Joan gal again? 8)
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Postby dlgladwin » Fri Sep 28, 2007 12:22 pm

I know we've had it explained now, but at the time the intro always sounded to me like the noises on computer program cassettes, if you were stupid enough (like me) to play them through audio equipment.

The opening seconds of the Maid of Orleans intro are very much like those old tapes.
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Postby Ex Minister » Fri Sep 28, 2007 11:49 pm

dlgladwin wrote:I know we've had it explained now, but at the time the intro always sounded to me like the noises on computer program cassettes, if you were stupid enough (like me) to play them through audio equipment.

The opening seconds of the Maid of Orleans intro are very much like those old tapes.


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