What's the story behind your avatar?
Old 15th March 2013
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What's the story behind your avatar?

I see a bunch of interesting avatars around here and would like to know how you made them/where you nicked them from. So share

Mine comes from a photo blending equal parts androgyny and monotribe XD

Old 15th March 2013
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got given an ableton headband so i decided to wear it and see if i got better skillz...
Old 15th March 2013
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AutoCAD 98LT and MS Paint coupled with an inability to draw.
Old 15th March 2013
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I'm a replicant inside the Umbrella corp..
Old 15th March 2013
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You think this is a laser? Guess again, it's my 8foot high walking D-beam.
Old 15th March 2013
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1981 ad for the Prophet-10

Mine is taken from a 1981 advertisement for the Sequential Circuits Prophet-10.


Old 15th March 2013
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Mine is like, how much more black and round could this be? And the answer is none. None more blacker... and, er, rounder.

-andrews
Old 15th March 2013
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Just a picture of me pouring myself a cold beer in hot Cambodia...
Old 15th March 2013
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Ged
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Jam n Lewis !
Old 15th March 2013
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Me and my girlfriend at a friend/mentor's place with Keith Emerson's moog. My grandpa was ELP's tour/road manager in the late 70s/early 80s and Gene keeps the moog in tip top shape while it isn't touring. Lots of ties to Keith in the family/friends circle.



Boom boom.
Old 15th March 2013
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mine was taken at sfo airport as i wait for the bart train to take me to the city, i thought the safety cones and such was kinda' rave in an altern8 sort of way
Old 15th March 2013
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Old 15th March 2013
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lol
Old 15th March 2013
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Holy Money
Old 16th March 2013
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Synth Nerd.
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by golden beers View Post
You think this is a laser? Guess again, it's my 8foot high walking D-beam.
Yeah, but is it assigned to turntable emulation or solo synth??
Old 16th March 2013
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Gort light burst, because if we were ever invaded by Robot Aliens they would probably like electronic music the most.

How you like that one golden beers? Lol
Old 16th March 2013
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Mine's from the Charles and Ray Eames short film: Powers of Ten

Old 16th March 2013
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No story...
Old 16th March 2013
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Mine is one of my dogs on top of the speaker.
It is supposed to be a modern version of the old HMV ads.

I was gonna go with this pic of the dog in my slipper, but it is less musical.
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Old 16th March 2013
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I love the design, and I generally think that all truly great music requires spring reverb crashes and a DR-55. I want to remind myself that messy and naive experimentation is the purest sort of creative state.

Old 16th March 2013
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Bill The Cat from Bloom County
Old 16th March 2013
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Mine is an homage to the me I am inside.

Old 16th March 2013
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I feel so left out. :'(
Old 16th March 2013
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DSK
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Mine is just something I want to be always aware of, regardless of context.


Old 16th March 2013
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Quote:
Originally Posted by cramseur View Post
Mine is an homage to the me I am inside.

You're black on the inside ?

The me on the inside is blue
Old 16th March 2013
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Born Tetsuya Azuma (???) is what is known as a cybernetic neoroider. He turned himself into a cyborg to hunt down and destroy evil robots that have taken over the world.

i loved this manga in the 80's , apparently there will be a new edition.
Casshern (Character)
Old 16th March 2013
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Mine is just something I want to be always aware of, regardless of context.

So who is the puppet-master behind the media? I'm almost afraid to ask.
Old 16th March 2013
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OMG...my high-school chemistry teacher played this video in class ! The videocassette was simply labelled "Powers".

Pluto was still a planet back then :-(
Old 16th March 2013
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Bob! Need i say more?
Old 16th March 2013
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Mine is just my tape deck... but maybe some time I will go back to the old ski jumper avatar, which is from the film The Great Ecstasy of Woodcarver Steiner.


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