A quick and dirty live jam to make something to take on tour in '86. Ian Andrews had already scratched the preacher by grabbing the reels on a 1" machine and dragging them back and forward. I mugged him in an alley and took the tape around to Heuristic Video. We got high on tea, then set up a patch with the videosynthesiser babbling away (can't remember why it does the one patch, I think Stephen was feeling Zen) with the output from tape patched though the vision mixer with a send to the Faighlight. I was operating the Fairlight with the slide and crosses and stuff, while Stephen was on the mixer switching between all the signals and a camera pointed back at the screen.

So you'll notice that the Fairlight image is shifted to one side. That's the delay of the video signal getting out to the machine, getting digitally processed at about 1Hz and coming back to the desk. It was a black Fairlight, so it doesn't fill the whole screen. At least it didn't catch fire like my white one did much later.

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