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by noma
Tue May 16, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Not sure I’d have been ok with the lyrics anyways. Even reading along with the lyrics I got lost in the first verse at 1 point. Hopefully you and everyone else, uh, "got" the lyric of my song. Maybe I wasn't being clear enough, I wouldn't lay the blame on you. So, if any of you have no cl...
by noma
Tue May 16, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Nick Soma: Sounds like you’re recording from behind a duvet. Apart from that I dig it, or what I can hear. I like the c-86 style chords and guitar, although some guitar notes are way louder than the others which is weird. The relentless drums start to wear a little bit after a couple of minutes. I ...
by noma
Mon May 15, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Jerkatorium's back-to-school lyric reminded me of a nice TMBG track I figured I'd post here just for fun. It would easily have made a top spot in Nur Ein VII Round Five.
by noma
Mon May 15, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Wow, really great songs by everyone. Glad I don't have to judge ;)

Every time I listen to my submission though, it bugs the hell out of me. I am still really proud of that composition, but the recording is total shit. :x
by noma
Mon May 15, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII Round Five
Replies: 43
Views: 700

Re: Nur Ein XII Round Five

somebody proposed a challenge where they wanted to specify the genre of music you'd have to create. if you think this is bad, you should be glad i vetoed that one :) -bill And seriously, I wouldn't mind that either. We had "Metal", "Waltz", "Guitar and voice only", and...
by noma
Sun May 14, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII_ Round 3_ Song Bio
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Re: Nur Ein XII_ Round 3_ Song Bio

I might add some notes on my own song later. Suggestion: rename this as a general Nur Ein (or perhaps Nur Ein XII) song bio thread, so we don't have to open a new one for every round (plus, it's not like many Einers would post here, as of yet...)
by noma
Sun May 14, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics
Replies: 10
Views: 143

Re: NUR EIN! A Sense of the Absurd lyrics

Nick Soma - A Sense of the Absurd Mondegreen song: "Slow Down" by Nada Surf Alright, mi amigo, no need to guess, What we have here is a case of subliminal mess. Your guitar, I have to listen, I got no choice. And man, you ain't no Carlo Bruno, but I dig your voice. So first let me say, it...
by noma
Sun May 14, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Not really pleased with my entry, but I think I did quite well with the challenge this time. :)
BTW, my voice is total shit again. You might like this one. I mean, my voice really sucks. Might sound even more like the Psych Furs this time. ;)
by noma
Tue May 09, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Three
Replies: 81
Views: 1566

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Three

Nick Soma - Now I know it didn’t say the guest vocalist could be audio clips from other media, so I guess I can let that slide. That’s straddlin’ the fence in terms of meeting the challenge though. What bothers me most is that this song screams out for multiple vocalist & you don’t have them. Y...
by noma
Mon May 08, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Three
Replies: 81
Views: 1566

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Three

Challenge wasn't that hard this time. It said "vocalists", not "singers", which makes the whole thing a lot easier. Terry Crews, Malcolm McDowell, and the ghost of Charlie Chaplin were all delighted to feature on my track. I don't believe they have been in any Ein before.
by noma
Sun May 07, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Four
Replies: 75
Views: 1221

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Four

Wait, did iVeg build a time machine and then write his shadow entry for round three based on the challenge for round four? :o
by noma
Sun May 07, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Three
Replies: 81
Views: 1566

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Three

In, by the skin of my teeth. An hour before the deadline, I was about to give up. Now I'm glad I didn't, since obviously everyone who submitted a song will make it to the next round 8-)
by noma
Sun May 07, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN! - Regime Change Lyrics
Replies: 11
Views: 222

Re: NUR EIN! - Regime Change Lyrics

Nick Soma - Regime Change featuring President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, Emperor Gaius Julius 'Caligula' Caesar Augustus Germanicus, and Adenoid Hynkel's doppelgänger (Evil Imperialist Aggressor:) We watched We watched for signs on the shore Too late No waiting now anymore They'l...
by noma
Tue May 02, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Two
Replies: 41
Views: 1057

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Two

A few notes on my song: I first wanted to do something completely different, with a lot of lyrics like many of you have done. Didn't work out though. The combination of the title and challenge, to me, seemed to scream for a quasi-instrumental like PF's "One of These Days". The lyric came t...
by noma
Sun Apr 30, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN! Tired of Talking lyrics
Replies: 16
Views: 304

Re: NUR EIN! Tired of Talking lyrics

Nick Soma - Tired of Talking

Where words are failing to convey, music's gonna find a way, so when I'm tired of talking, I let my music speak.
by noma
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round One
Replies: 71
Views: 1598

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round One

Thank you all for your praise of the song, especially Psych Furs related :) and... it puzzles me, but it seems that you guys dig my voice when totally messed up. I have been doing very scientific experiments concerning my voice lately. Here comes some advice: 1.) Whenever warming up, first have a be...
by noma
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:48 am
Forum: Daily Roll Call
Topic: 4/26/17 The Psychedelic Furs
Replies: 5
Views: 101

4/26/17 The Psychedelic Furs

I remember how this was started by Niveous in 2015. :) My Nur Ein XII entry for "After You" (round one) was favorably compared to the Psychedelic Furs (thanks for the compliment!), which made me search this forum; but I did not find any thread on that band. So I figured I'd just start one ...
by noma
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Two
Replies: 41
Views: 1057

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Two

To further clarify - if I write a lyric that consists of, say, two verses and three choruses or whatever which, together, form one contiguous sentence with a lot of brackets and subordinate clauses, then that still is one sentence, right? I like ridiculously long sentences. Ridiculously long means S...
by noma
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round One
Replies: 71
Views: 1598

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round One

Listening in now, by interpreter, in alphabetical order. It's always nice to open your listening session with some bossa nova. Keep it beautiful. 8-)
by noma
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round One
Replies: 71
Views: 1598

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round One

Time to be narcissistic and pretend I'm just being nice to the judges - clarification time! I don't think too highly of either my vocals (laryngitis, still in progress - we shall see how that's gonna work out next round...) or my mix, but I am still proud of the composition. Counter-melody occurs in...
by noma
Sun Apr 23, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN! After You Lyrics
Replies: 19
Views: 350

Re: NUR EIN! After You Lyrics

Nick Soma - After You You left your email address In my basket, I was busking in the streets Along with what made my heart jump A note saying you were definitely positively weird Like me Being the shy guy I am I had sunglasses on, and my eyes were closed So I never ever saw your face Just that litt...
by noma
Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:34 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XII - Round Zero
Replies: 66
Views: 1654

Re: Nur Ein XII - Round Zero

Songs where the lyrics aren’t posted get a zero for lyrics. Harsh, i know, but i’m rating the songs the way i want to rate them. Deal with it. I like to read along. Now that's a daring move :o don't get me wrong, I fully understand that. It's just that I did the very same thing as a judge last year...

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