Frankensteining the Talent Pool ideas

FtTP – Townsend, van Giersbergen, Draiman & Strean

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a Frankensteining the Talent Pool idea, but hubby and I have been watching YouTube videos and this came to me last night after watching some Devin Townsend, Disturbed’s “Sound of Silence,” and Venus Hum’s Blue Man Group performance of Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love.” One of our favorite musical acts is the Devin Townsend Project, which features Devin Townsend (obviously) and Anneke van Giersbergen on vocals. Hubby and…

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Frankensteining the Talent Pool ideas

Frankensteining the Talent Pool: Devin Townsend + David Draiman

Shazam! Another Frankensteining the Talent Pool idea! This one sparked by my husband playing a couple of videos by the band Disturbed on YouTube this evening. The kicker was Disturbed’s version of Simon & Garfunkel’s “The Sound of Silence.” The way Disturbed performs this song made me listen more carefully to the lyrics because they start slowly and quietly, with the music becoming louder and more emotional as it continues, until there is a pause…

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Frankensteining the Talent Pool ideas

Frankensteining the Talent Pool, Take 3

Starting with my very first personal blog, Filter & Splice (which still exists on Blogger in colors that will make your eyes bleed), I coined a term to describe the mythical meshing of creative people: Frankensteining the Talent Pool (FtTP). I originally described what this term meant to me waaaaaay back in 2006 with this post. During my time with Filter & Splice, I wrote a number of posts with my ideas for Frankensteining the…

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