Filmed Saturday 12th February 2011 at The Marine Bar – Youghal. Playing live are The Steve Whelan Band & The Red House Blues Band featuring Bobby Lee. Experimenting with some camera settings on the Canon HV30.
This is my latest video project O Emperor Taloned Air filmed live at Debarras, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, Ireland – Friday 8th October 2010.
Recently I had the pleasure of filming Mick Flannery live at St. Mary’s Collegiate Church in Youghal, Co. Cork. This was part of the www.sacred-root.com youth project. I adjusted the levels from the original footage and also tweaked the colour using Adobe Premiere Pro’s 3 way colour corrector. I was pleased with the final result and look forward to filming the rest of the upcoming gigs. Here is the final output on YouTube.
[youtube width=”600″ height=”320″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvkAsjMr75U[/youtube]
Mick Flannery – Goodbye
I lay in your arms
In the room where you had borne the scars.
It was late at night,
And the city lay asleep outside.
And the moon was in your hair,
And it all was so unfair, or was it, dear?
I said I’m leaving soon.
I must go and do what I must do.
You said you’d understand.
But I really don’t see how you can.
When I said Id make the time
And tomorrow Id call by, that was a lie.
I’m no ladies man,
And I never will be one of them.
I didn’t steal from you.
And what happened here was nothing new.
Not to make it all sound vain,
You lay the man, you lay his name, but lay no claim.
I cant explain no more.
Ah girl, come on, you knew before,
Before you took me home.
I can only work if I’m alone.
And when I said goodnight tonight,
When I said goodnight tonight, that meant goodbye.
I am really pleased with the result of the second YoughalOnline.com Live Gig Broadcast which was streamed using Ustream.tv on Thursday 29th January 2009. The band “Little Big Man” performed a live set at Claycastle Recording Studio, Youghal and also an interview with front man Brian O Glanby.
1,570 viewers accessed the webcast over the hour with traffic coming mainly from Ireland, UK, USA, Netherlands, & Australia. We had a chat box enabled on the site and at one stage there was 144 active users chatting . Below is a screen shot of the Ustream Metrics for the broadcast.
Getting the Traffic
Part of the success of this webcast lay in pre-planning. A group of the people involved in this project posted the gig details on social networks such as Facebook, MySpace & Bebo also SMS Text, Forums, Email and traditional word of mouth. I also created a YoughalOnline.com Facebook group and also a Facebook App for people to install so they could watch the webcast from within Facebook.
The Facebook traffic was very good with a lot of app installs and a good community to inform of the upcoming broadcast. It’s become a lot clearer that you have got to use the social networks in order to reach wider audience.
Watch The Playback
Un-edited playback as it was broadcast on the night. Time 57 min 32 secs watch it all or scrub through.
Pre-recorded playback of “Little Big Man” webcast
Originally recorded 29th January 2009
*Note to self: Aim for better results next time, always try harder and always learn from the past 🙂