A. I'm not allowed to release it until the official Bane documentary comes out. I am not involved in that project and don't know its status. I post memes about the last Bane set to escape my depression about not being allowed to release the last Bane set.
Q. When is the ___ video going up?
A. Every day is Viewer's Choice on hate5six. Viewers who are members of hate5six have 100% control over when videos get released. This is through daily polling on videos currently in the Queue. The more you vote, the faster videos come out. You can use the Stats tab on the voting page to get a sense of when a video will get released. Members also getearly accessto videos.
Q. What if no one votes for the ___ video?
A. Videos in the Queue receive artificial votes every week until they're released. This allows videos with few votes from viewers to slowly gain enough votes to be released.
Q. Why is the ___ video still red-listed in the Queue?
A. It's not edited yet. I am one person.
Q. Can you message me when the ___ video goes up?
A. You can use this to get an email notification as soon as the video goes up. You do not need to be a member of hate5six to receive notifications.
A. Videos are released daily. You can check the release growth rate here.
Q. Where are the videos hosted?
A. Videos are hosted on both Vimeo and YouTube. This level of redundancy helps ensure the videos will always be available should one of the services ever disappear. When watching on hate5six.com, viewers can choose which source the video is streaming from:
Q. Can you send me a clip/make an animated gif from the ___ set?
A. No, but I've built some simple tools so you can do it yourself. Use this to create clips and this to create gifs from any hate5six video.
Q. What are "horseshoes" and what causes them?
A. Horseshoes are the single greatest threat facing hardcore today. They are the worst villain to the OSPO (Old School Pile On). You can read more about the mechanics of horseshoes and reasons why they exist here.
Q. What gear do you use?
A. I shoot with a Canon XF100 and a Zoom H6 for audio. Videos with soundboard recordings are multi-tracked by Landmine Studios.
A. Sage learns band similarities using a neural network trained by random walks on a graph of bands. You can read more about it here.
Q. Can you add my band to Sage?
A. At the moment, Sage can only learn from bands that are actively being tracked and have listeners on last.fm. If your band is on there and not on Sage, shoot me a message with a link to your band's last.fm page.
Q. What's your educational background?
A. I have a B.S. in math and an M.S. in computer science. I have no formal background in video production.
A. emacs. Fight me.
Q. Do you sleep?
Q. Is your right arm stronger/bigger than your left from holding the camera up?
A. My right arm has what I like to call a "hate5sixpack".
Q. How do you feel about Prophets of Rage?
A. They're a cover band.
Q. Will you film my band/fest?
A. It depends on my availability and whether travel is required and you can help me with that. DM me anywhere via @hate5six or hate5sixproductions at gmail.
Q. Do you accept footage from other people?
A. Submissions must satisfy the following requirements:
Footage must be prior to 2007
Must be an original recording (master tape)
Recording should preferably be labeled with accurate date/location information
Permission must be granted by the original filmer to have their footage hosted on hate5six
Must not already exist online unless the tape to be submitted is of higher audio/video quality
For incredibly rare and important recordings, or under extenuating circumstances, some or all of these requirements can be waived.