DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Major Krash » Tue Oct 07, 2014 5:46 pm

Simply take a few moments to video the offenders (discretely from a distance, as if you are admiring the awesomeness of the gift they provide) along with a quick view of a piece of paper that has the place and date and time...and for a bonus get the DMV permit # in your video (or write it down to be less obvious)..then follow-up with a written complaint to the DMV with all the records.

Now all we need to do is decide on what color beret's to wear....
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby maladroit » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:41 pm

Major Krash wrote:Now all we need to do is decide on what color beret's to wear....


Disco berets!

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Oct 07, 2014 7:59 pm

You better glue those little mirrors on very tight...
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Nipple » Thu Oct 09, 2014 4:10 pm

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ri ... soundlazer

Highly directional speaker + Smooth Sax sounds of Careless Whisper + Aiming right at a bad acting DJ's head = Punitive Damages.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby EmilyD » Thu Feb 05, 2015 12:57 pm

A very low tech, quick/easy way to let these folks know they are disrupting the area is to hold up a protest sign (since it's often tough to figure out how to get the driver/DJ to realize they're ruining something. Sometimes they're 20 feet up and they certainly can't hear you.) I may try this and bring one that says something like:

"Thanks for your musical gift but it's intruding on what's happening here. Please move along to a location where big sound is wanted. Thanks"

or for brevity's sake,

"Your sound is too big for this location, Please MOVE ON!"
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby VultureChow » Thu Feb 05, 2015 1:03 pm

I prefer interpretive dance.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby maladroit » Sat Feb 07, 2015 6:18 pm

I don't think we can depend on any plans that assume the DJ can read.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby EmilyD » Sun Feb 08, 2015 12:12 am

SNORT!
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby 1durphul » Mon Feb 09, 2015 10:17 am

VultureChow wrote:I prefer interpretive dance.

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I was listening to Chandelier (Sia) just as I came across this animated gif in this thread, and somehow it managed to Sync up perfectly with the song. :lol:

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby theCryptofishist » Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:23 pm

Yeah, but wasn't she aiming it at the driver? If the driver doesn't know how to read...
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Bless » Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:46 am

Well apparently they got what was coming: http://burners.me/2015/06/14/dancetronauts-too-loud/
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Captain Goddammit » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:10 am

I won't miss the Dancetronauts, but that article was chock full of misinformation and half-truths.
And a few outright lies.
What a bunch of bullshit.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Token » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:44 am

Fucking Awesome!

Whaaambulance!

Quick, someone get the salve for their epic butthurt.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Jovankat » Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:46 am

Captain Goddammit wrote:I won't miss the Dancetronauts, but that article was chock full of misinformation and half-truths.
And a few outright lies.
What a bunch of bullshit.


From a Burners.Meh article? Say it ain't so!

The thing about a hair dryer being 90db was infuriating. If a hair dryer were 90db at 20' it would be FUCKING LOUD. When it comes to sound pressure levels distance matter! And the 90db limit in the city is still above the threshold for hearing damage.

The thing about "they were pointing their speakers into the open playa on burn night" is such bullshit. While technicly true they were also pointing their speakers right into the crowd and the fire performers.

I agree a full ban might be a but harsh given that it sounds like they were unaware how annoying they were and it sounds like they're apologetic and have tried to make a mends but I can also understand the choice to make an example of them. The burn only happens once a year and trying to affect behavioural change by dealing with issues quietly and individually isn't going to have the same wider educational effect of warning other folks not to make the same mistakes. Looking at it that way I think Burners.Meh has probably done the DMV a huge favour by publicising the ban like this.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Roundabout » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:14 am

Good points Jovankat. Even their video evidence is lame. Of the 2 I listened to, one was shot from the DJ booth, which is effectively BEHIND the mass of speakers, and the other was of the fire enclave - you could hear none of the drumming from the fire enclave - the DJ music drowned out everything.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby some seeing eye » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:34 am

Giving the Dancetronauts a time out made my Sunday!

BMORG is finally phasing in sound limits because of complaints by the participants, aka the customers. Now they are phasing in enforcement. Anyone knows the rule does not exist at all until the first enforcement.

Most people have not used a sound level meter, much less a calibrated one. Anyone who has run a sound system knows DJ's like to turn up the mixer gain even when the system has been leveled. That's why you need a limiter between the DJ and the speakers to keep your equipment from being blown. And yes it is going to sound like crap running up against the limiter all the time. But that is better than the system breaking and having no music.

The burners.meh site is funny. They are the Fox news of the playa. They go on and on about how illegal drug use requires privacy, then run articles on drugs. To them BMORG is the far right's Obama, it can do no right. And I find it amusing that the FB commenters are choosing to be such victims.

[The Dancetronauts or burners.meh claiming that being parked at 6 for the man burn as being pointed at the deep playa (level 3 MV systems) or even the open playa (level 2 MV systems) is laughable. A sound system at the man burn gathering should be operated as a level 1 MV system.]
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby trilobyte » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:40 am

Yet another lousy article on b.meh. As far as Dancetronauts goes, I was less bothered by the music they played (it wasn't my taste, but so what) or even the volume as much as I was the advertising and vip bs. On Friday night they rolled up close to where I was at for the Alien Siege burn and was bombarded with numerous DJ voiceovers plugging some album that was now available for sale on iTunes. I've heard lots of other horror stories (apparently they were plugging the album all week, even at the man burn), and it's a track record of years of bad behavior.

Kudos to the folks at the DMV who listened to all the feedback and made what had to be a tough call. All MV builders/drivers/crews need to be accountable, and just because you're 'name-brand' popular or have turned your MV and camp into a business doesn't mean you get a pass.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Bounce530 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:45 am

Well you fucking whiners won, didn't you...? I was right against their safety line on burn night, and their system wasn't any louder than any other large art car on burn night, or any other night for that matter. Congratulations on having more rules...Keep it up, and enjoy your dusty disney land, because that is what you fucks are forcing this event to change into.
I've been on the fence about going this year, anyway, but now I do believe with all these new rules, and you bitch-ass whiners that I'm done with this event.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby A-RockLeFrench » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:00 am

Oh, poor guy! The bitch-ass whiners won? Now who's a bitch ass whiner? :lol:




Fuck tha Dancetronauts. I've always been under the impression those guys were about promotion and flaunting their private little space ship as the status symbol it is as opposed to an interactive art piece for the enjoyment of participants.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Bounce530 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:02 am

All you fucks who whine about ohh its too loud. blah. You fuking puke bitch.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Ratty » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:05 am

Wow bounce. Hostile at all? I happened to be right in front of them, (all be it 50 feet between us), and that jerkwad on the mic wouldn't let up hawking his wares. Oh, he heard us and even replied. At that point it stopped being a performance and became an annoyance. We came for the spectacle of the fire conclave and the drums. Those performers practiced all year and jumped through numerous hoops to give us a show. The guy on the mic came to sell his music. Fooey on him and the MV he rode in on. I love loud music. I don't think anyone would have reacted like they did if he would have listened to the crowd. One guy is not in charge of that operation. There were surely several others on board that should have taken the initiative to tone it down. Or at the very least, to rip the mic from his grasp and just play the music. Damned right I made a formal complaint. Now who can I speak to about the man standing too long?
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby A-RockLeFrench » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:07 am

Can someone pass the butt-hurt salve?

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Bounce530 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:16 am

You're god-damn right I'm butt hurt, but mostly pissed off. I have no connection with them, it's the principle of the matter that few were uncomfortable and now have forced new rules adding to the sterilization of this event. It's utter bullshit.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Captain Goddammit » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:16 am

The plain fact is the Dancetronauts repeatedly ignored a lot rules that already existed, that they agreed to as a part of their license to operate in BRC. There are no new rules, nothing has changed.

If you're that upset, you should complain to the Dancetronauts about ignoring the terms of their license, and getting themselves denied, thus not allowing you to enjoy them on the playa.
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Token » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:18 am

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby some seeing eye » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:21 am

If you're that upset, you should complain to the Dancetronauts about ignoring the terms of their license, and getting themselves denied, thus not allowing you to enjoy them on the playa.


Well stated!
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Lonesomebri » Sun Jun 14, 2015 11:45 am

How can Dancetronauts be banned when so many passionate proponents of radical inclusion make sure Boutique Camps of BRC get a pass?
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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby trilobyte » Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:03 pm

It's less of a ban as much as it's that their MV application for 2015 was denied.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby Sham » Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:18 pm

Bounce530 wrote:I've been on the fence about going this year, anyway, but now I do believe with all these new rules, and you bitch-ass whiners that I'm done with this event.

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Re: DJ Art Cars And Their Effect On Art

Postby mgb327 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 12:31 pm

I am a denizen of the loud sound camps...love 'em and spend hours in them. I have never, over the years, had any issue with Dancetronauts as such, but the idiot DJ hawking some CD at the burn was simply a long/loud advertisement. I lost respect, so I agree with the one year "time-out". They will find many other venues to play, off-playa.....
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