We'll highlight Brigitte first because she is the best vocalist that NANOSECOND has! Brigitte St. Amand (now Laskowski) was seen NATIONWIDE on CBC in 1981 in "Showability 81" She wrote a song called "Handicapped?"which got her the place on that show. The lyrics were alsoprinted in a book called "Golden Apples 1981"
Dan was "Born Again" in 1982
In 1982 Dan made the labour tune "Gettin Back"that got national exposure with the help of the CAW.
In 1983 Dan met Brigitte. Brigitte was "born again".
In 1984 Christine was born. You can see her in the "Things of This World Video".
IN 1984 Dan was finished authoring music sequencing software called "FASTFINGERS" which was reviewed in the May 1986 "Computer Shopper" (pg 64) Having stood the "test of time" 5 years later in 1991 ,COMPUTE magazine wrote,"Fastfingers was written before the MIDI explosion, yet Laskowski programmed it for 256 sounds and even coaxed an extra suboctave out of the SID chip." The SID chip is the sound chip on the Commodore 64 for for those of you that don't know. The Compute Magazine also stated "The dearth of new software for the 64 has sent developers back to their closets to have another look at older programs to see if there's something to dust off and reissue. Fastfingers is one such program, and the question arises, does it still stand up? We are compelled to give a qualified Yes." This may not seem pertinent, but it explains some of the experiences that make up NANOSECOND. If NANOSECOND could squeeze good sound out of an 8 bit computer, what could they do with todays equipment? Take a listen and you will find out.
In 86 Dan finished some pitch tracking-MIDI software for the C64 and even burned it to a EPROM, but never released it. Other things would occupy his time.....
In 1986 Pam was born. Her little voice would be used 4 years later for "Don't Say".In approx 1992, DCTALK recorded their own version of "Things of This World" they used a "concept" from the NANOSECOND early DEMO(DCTALK have since become #1 christian contemporary artists since)
In 1994 ,after a short fast, Dan commited to finishing the "Plastic World" project. Brigitte agreed that she would re-sing all of her songs over. The kids were even excited!From 18 or more demos from the past 5 years NANOSECOND would grab 11 and write one more new one special for the CD called "NANOSECOND" which is also the name of the cyberband.
NANOSECOND launches their first NANOSECOND WEBSITE IN JULY 1998.
The CD was finished in October 1998, but that is not the end of it! In August 1999 NANOSECOND finished their first music video."Things of This World" MUCHMUSIC HAS A COPY IN THEIR LIBRARY and it is also playingon the WEB in QUICKTIME AND REALMEDIA FORMATS. In fact the whole cd is playing on the web in Quicktime and MP3 format.
OCTOBER 1999 NANOSECOND LAUNCHED MUSICINIT.COM
November 1999 NANOSECOND "Plastic World" CD is in Camerons Bible Bookstore and on sale on the WEB.
March 2000 NANOSECOND beginning to work on a new music video to be released in the summer of 2000
July 2000 NANOSECOND VIDEO IS AIRED ON ZDTV YOU MADE IT to be viewed from TVs across the nation.
OCTOBER 2000 "PLASTIC WORLD" VIDEO IS FINISHED AND RELEASED while MUSICINIT.COM IS RE-DESIGNED AND MOVED TO A NEW 300 MEG SERVER!
DECEMBER 2000 NANOSECOND VIDEO IS AIRED ON BELL EXPRESS VU satellite (channel 439) "East 2 West"
January 2001 NANOSECOND begins recording NEW CD "OUT OF THIS WORLD"
OUT OF THIS WORLD completed 2006
2011 re-open Commodore 64 Fastfingers adding LIGHTSHOW and MIDI input.
Fastfingers Lead Synthesizer for the C64
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