Sunday, January 31, 2010

My first attempt at shooting a music video

James has recently taken up the guitar again.  He's also writing his own songs.  He's become a regular at a few open mic nights in Brooklyn.  As a friend and music lover, I've tried to go to all of his shows.  James played at the Brooklyn Guitar School's showcase on Friday evening and I brought along my point-and-shoot camera and recorded his set.  I also had to hold his guitar at one point, which I believe makes me a roadie.

He opened with The Gaslight Anthem's "Great Expectations."

Next up was his original song, "Children's Crusade." That's me providing the commentary/heckling.

He closed his set with The Killers' "When You Were Young." There's a glitch near the end when my camera stopped recording and I had to restart.  Thanks to the wonders of iWeb I stitched it together.  Now I know that 7 1/2 minutes is my camera's limit for continuous video.

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