Adam Jones in Toronto?

Sianspheric sent me an email today telling me that a friend of his noticed the following in a press release regarding the Canadian Music Week festival on Toronto in March:

  • Adam Jones (Tool) / Saturday March 12 / Trinity St Paul’s / 7:00pm (A World premiere multimedia presentation) – Tickets on sale Friday, January 14 at 10am.

Your guess is as good as mine as to what it’s about.  Maybe a new side project, or the unveiling of a much speculated one?  Perhaps something to do with the Y Incision project, which coincidentally nxrm pointed out has had an update, including this vague statement:

Lastly, we are hoping to soon announce a music component to these packages that I am very excited about, but we have a few details to work out first. Trust me when I say, it’s huge and cool as fucking hell.

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Steve
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Steve

Maybe itll be the premier of The Pot!

elusivEuphoria
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I’m confused. It sounds interesting, but I’d have my reservations about it being something as auspicious as a video for The Pot. Seems unlikely to me. But we shall see.

budsyralli
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budsyralli

nano guitar?

danielkauai21
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nano guitar?
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That sounds the most plausible.

BellJH
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BellJH

[quote comment=””][quote comment=””] nano guitar? [/quote] That sounds the most plausible.[/quote]

The whole nano-guitar thing sounds ridiculous.

“The guitar has six strings, each string about 50 nanometers wide, the width of about 100 atoms. If plucked — by an atomic force microscope, for example — the strings would resonate, but at inaudible frequencies. The entire structure is about 10 micrometers long, about the size of a single cell.”

BellJH
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BellJH

You can hear a nano-guitar being played on this page:

http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/Nov03/NEMSguitar.ws.html

Hopefully AJ does a better job of it than these guys

havokb24
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havokb24

Well if it’s a new multimedia presentation related to TOOL I don’t care what it is it’s been so long since anything new

ilikecheese
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A World premiere multimedia presentation

He might be there but it doesn’t sound like a musical gig. Maybe he’s selling his art or something….it’s more than one source of media so one must take that into consideration. ish.

limeygringo
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limeygringo

Not to get anyone’s hopes up too high, but The Pot video is quite likely as I remember him saying before that it would be in 3D and he’d want to premiere it i.e. a film. It being ‘multimedia’ media and all, it’s very likely.  If it was Y incision I think they’d put more emphasis on the comic artists and have Adam Jones surprise everybody, unless they’re trying to rake in the publicity.  But hey, what the fuck do I know 😛

unclejackson
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[quote comment=””]Not to get anyone’s hopes up too high, but The Pot video is quite likely as I remember him saying before that it would be in 3D and he’d want to premiere it i.e. a film. It being ‘multimedia’ media and all, it’s very likely.  If it was Y incision I think they’d put more emphasis on the comic artists and have Adam Jones surprise everybody, unless they’re trying to rake in the publicity.  But hey, what the fuck do I know :P[/quote]
 
Yes, this scenario sounds very reasonable.

fortysixand2
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fortysixand2

adam is also working on projects with robert fripp and lustmord. could also be possibilities?

sianspheric
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sianspheric

Hey guys, Yeah a friend who works in the music press here in Toronto forwarded me the CMW Press Release email, it looks pretty legic.  CMW and NXNE (Toronto’s answer to SXSW) often have guest speakers, keynote addresses, media presentations, multimedia things so this isn’t really uncommon. Still haven’t seen anything on ticketmaster.ca yet.  I called the CMW media rep and she suggested that a few of the local record shops who sell tickets for many of the CMW events should be selling tickets.  If you are in Toronto, that was Soundscapes on College Street and Rotate This on Queen… Read more »

markflip
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I live about an hours away from T.O. so I’ll probably be popping in on this. Also, is it just me or does this sound like a fitting venue that would be apt to presenting some kind of work(s) associated with Alex Grey? “We are a vibrant busy congregation of the United Church of Canada. We affirm the creative Spirit of God in all of life. As diverse people of faith, we are called to engage in art and justice-making as co-creators with God and we seek to be a place of hospitality, healing and justice for all. As an Affirming… Read more »

budsyralli
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budsyralli

“no thanks…try the neighbors house”

budsyralli
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budsyralli

the nano guitar is for ‘The Pot’ video or the ‘LiveDVD’ 🙂

sianspheric
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sianspheric

[quote comment=”42684″]I live about an hours away from T.O. so I’ll probably be popping in on this. Also, is it just me or does this sound like a fitting venue that would be apt to presenting some kind of work(s) associated with Alex Grey? “We are a vibrant busy congregation of the United Church of Canada. We affirm the creative Spirit of God in all of life. As diverse people of faith, we are called to engage in art and justice-making as co-creators with God and we seek to be a place of hospitality, healing and justice for all. As an… Read more »

Naattik
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@ sianspheric – another lurker’s cherry popped 8`)
welcome and thanks for the info

nembutals
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nembutals

Cool, I’m excited to find out whatever it is. Would be awesome if its something like the next Tool video, but I wouldn’t mind getting to see more of Adam’s artistic undertakings unrelated to the band as well…

sianspheric
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sianspheric

Confirmed!
http://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000462DB2B09F91?artistid=905358&majorcatid=10001&minorcatid=60
Tickets on sale now.
Canadian Music Fest Presents: “A Night With Adam Jones” is the name of the event.
$45.00 plus fees
save on ticketbastard fees by buying tickets in store at Rotate This (www.rotate.com) and Soundscapes (www.soundscapesmusic.com), call the stores ahead to see if they have tickets.

fortysixand2
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fortysixand2

we dont even know what it is yet and its on sale lol.. regardless, its gonna kick ass and im jealous of people living in toronto.

maybe toolband.com will have more info on this… oh wait.

elusivEuphoria
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elusivEuphoria

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we dont even know what it is yet and its on sale lol.. regardless, its gonna kick ass and im jealous of people living in toronto.
maybe toolband.com will have more info on this… oh wait.
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Blair is bound to mention it sooner or later, but yeah… whether he sheds more light on what the event actually IS… who knows.

elusivEuphoria
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elusivEuphoria

It will probably be some obscure hint, veiled in a foggy suggestion that requires some convoluted cipher to reveal something we already knew as per usual. lol

Naattik
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elusivEuphoria – 2 hours ago  » 
It will probably be some obscure hint, veiled in a foggy suggestion that requires some convoluted cipher to reveal something we already knew as per usual. lol

I can see you’ve read a previous Newsletter or two?

shadow8
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shadow8

Picked up 5 tix, pretty excited for…whatever it is.

inbread_love_child
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inbread_love_child

Could this be that project involving Matthew Santoro?  Matthew Santoro is a director, that Blair mentioned well over a year ago.

“Look for more of Matt’s stunning art in a future Tool project (i.e. “the big thing”)” – BMB

As a refresher for log time followers, here is the link for his movie trailer (for obviously an unrelated project) – http://vimeo.com/4803532 .  Maybe Tool will be handling the score for this movie…?  Is it that big of a stretch?

…As mentioned before, all we are doing is speculating at this point.

sianspheric
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sianspheric

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Good points inbread_love_child. Maybe it’s something to to with Matt’s movie Offline, or Matt doing some work on a Tool video.
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CANCELLED!

Canadian Music Fest Presents A Night with Adam Jones

Trinity-St. Paul’s CentreToronto, ON

Canceled
Sat, 03/12/11
08:00 PM

More Info »

Also listed as cancelled on the Soundscapes site (www.soundscapesmusic.com)

tickets available at point of purchase.

Shitty.

fortysixand2
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fortysixand2

sianspheric – 47 minutes ago  » 

Good points inbread_love_child. Maybe it’s something to to with Matt’s movie Offline, or Matt doing some work on a Tool video.

CANCELLED!
Canadian Music Fest Presents A Night with Adam Jones
Trinity-St. Paul’s CentreToronto, ON
Canceled
Sat, 03/12/11
08:00 PM
More Info »
Also listed as cancelled on the Soundscapes site (www.soundscapesmusic.com)
tickets available at point of purchase.
Shitty.

damn that sucks.. guess we’ll never know what it was

sublime5446
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sublime5446

wow he cancelled it lol what a dick move

nembutals
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nembutals

wtf

PrimaryPenetrator
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PrimaryPenetrator

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wtf
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I guess you wouldn’t all be so pissed off if it was cancelled because Tool decided to record instead
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Rumor has it that the album is done but is waiting on artwork and marketing plans. I just wonder if it’ll be released before or after the grape harvest. Either way, fuck yeah!

jujano
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jujano

^^ rumors eh ?

blair said late last year (nov ?) that we would see 10k days on VINYL soon, surely before the new album is released, heard any rumors about this PP ?

PrimaryPenetrator
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PrimaryPenetrator

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^^ rumors eh ?
blair said late last year (nov ?) that we would see 10k days on VINYL soon, surely before the new album is released, heard any rumors about this PP ?
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Oh. I did hear a rumor about this. I heard it was limited to 99 copies at $99 and they were sold on the demo tool army site this past Christmas. Should have been there man.

PrimaryPenetrator
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PrimaryPenetrator

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Rumor has it that the album is done but is waiting on artwork and marketing plans
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Not so sure about that rumour…
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Me neither. Sounds cool though.
 

nxrm
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Fubar – 26 minutes ago  » 
<blockquote cite=”http://www.fourtheye.net/2011/01/adam-jones-in-toronto/#comment-43375″>

Rumor has it that the album is done but is waiting on artwork and marketing plans

Not so sure about that rumour…

 
Me neither. Sounds cool though.
 

Glad to see you in here pp.

TAoutsider
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TAoutsider

jujano – 1 hour ago  » 
^^ rumors eh ?
blair said late last year (nov ?) that we would see 10k days on VINYL soon, surely before the new album is released, heard any rumors about this PP ?

“soon” in TOOL time is between 1 to 10 years.

jujano
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jujano

Fubar – 1 hour ago  » 
<blockquote cite=”http://www.fourtheye.net/2011/01/adam-jones-in-toronto/#comment-43374″>
^^ rumors eh ?
blair said late last year (nov ?) that we would see 10k days on VINYL soon, surely before the new album is released, heard any rumors about this PP ?

Oh. I did hear a rumor about this. I heard it was limited to 99 copies at $99 and they were sold on the demo tool army site this past Christmas. Should have been there man.

why waste your time writing that shit ?

PrimaryPenetrator
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PrimaryPenetrator

[quote comment=””] Fubar – 1 hour ago » <blockquote cite=”http://www.fourtheye.net/2011/01/adam-jones-in-toronto/#comment-43374″> ^^ rumors eh ? blair said late last year (nov ?) that we would see 10k days on VINYL soon, surely before the new album is released, heard any rumors about this PP ? Oh. I did hear a rumor about this. I heard it was limited to 99 copies at $99 and they were sold on the demo tool army site this past Christmas. Should have been there man. why waste your time writing that shit ? [/quote] Haha. Thats a fair question. Figured it was just a creatively… Read more »

Jethro Tool
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Jethro Tool

Not so sure about that rumour…
is it worth mentioning that Radiohead release their new album online tomorrow after only 5 days notice? Or are they too ahead of the game?

Jethro Tool
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Jethro Tool

Been mentioned several times in the forum and I see no need to mention this band on Fourtheye
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sorry mate didnt realise the forum thing was goin on i only bother with this section. i read yr not keen… shame…