Cupz wrote:I disagree, Rodheh. I think the uninterupted flow of the album is quintessential to its design. Twoism is a brotherhood and the indistinguishableness of it all is what makes it so great to me. When I put on OoT, I don't want to listen to a Scyye, Boreal Network, Simulate Televangelist, whoever song, I want to hear Twoism, the forum, as a full-blown audio experience! This is also one of the reasons I refrained from submitting something this time, I didn't want the flow to be interupted by "oh right here comes my song" that made 5 a bit less enjoyable to me, and it has surely benefitted my experience of 6!
Also, I always thought a cassette release would suit OoT more then vinyl.
I wasn't trying to imply "pauses" as "interrupted flow".
I mean, the track prior to the MotorRad one doesn't "flow" into the other track so much as it stops. The production is totally different and that overlaps for a second. Not making a big deal out of that, that didn't hurt anything - arbitrarily screwing with the tempo of tracks that don't even have percussion/tempo clashing or percussion at all and ruining the beginning of a fantastic vignette (no offense, Ochre/Aes/whoever) does
- it hurts both tracks on each end and the thing as a whole. That's just my opinion. That effect worked out only with Keep You Here/Swallow Illusions Whole, so much so in that amazing transition that I can't tell whether or not it was like that to begin with. It sounds like a skipping CD everywhere else.
TTK's track picks up from a quiet moment flawlessly. This is more what I meant by a pause. I have no idea if other artists submitted their tracks with enough ambient noise/redundant loops on either end of their track, but if not then it probably wouldn't hurt to say "hey, we need a short interlude kind of like [whatever]" and being able to include great tracks. Not my compilation though, so whatever.
Obviously, I wouldn't have any interest in this either if it weren't still representative of the people who submitted their tracks to it (but I don't seem to have that same issue you described). The purpose would be defeated entirely if not. I just don't see how a good call here and there screws up the idea. I'm not talking large spaces of silence whatsoever, vinyl listeners are the ones who will have to deal with that.And yes, Mexi's cassette is probably the best copy of this volume in existence.