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by lichenthroat
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: Tearing History Down
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Tearing History Down

Tearing History Down by Lichen Throat Thank you, Mr. Gorbachev, For tearing down this wall. No more concertina wire And bright graffiti scrawl. No need for a crowbar, No more eastern blocks. Unified Europa, Free Czechs and Slovaks. Tear history down; rebuild this town With bars and fancy storefront...
by lichenthroat
Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: I Hope You Get A"round" to your (Square States Reviews)
Replies: 15
Views: 732

Re: I Hope You Get A"round" to your (Square States Reviews)

Berkeley Social Scene—The dreamy tone of both the instruments and vocals sets a good atmosphere. The chorus doesn’t quite follow through on the buildup in each verse, but this is fun overall. (And houses in Denver are definitely not cheap.) Duckman—I’d like to hear the higher pitched guitar playing ...
by lichenthroat
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: One shape does not fit all (Square State prefight)
Replies: 11
Views: 529

Re: One shape does not fit all (Square State prefight)

I'm in, with a new collaborator. I never would have thought I'd put nods to Big Thief, The Nails, and Dumb & Dumber all in one song, but I did.
by lichenthroat
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: Square States
Replies: 6
Views: 419

Re: Square States

Square States by Sparetooth We drove out of Laramie With the rodeo cashbox. Bought a crowbar in Sinclair To break off the lock. Stuffed fourteen grand in Donna’s purse At our motel in Rock Springs. Couple hours of fitful sleep On broken down box springs. Now we’re living on the lamb, Driving throug...
by lichenthroat
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Red Warrior Needs Food Badly (The Strong Button Reviews)
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Red Warrior Needs Food Badly (The Strong Button Reviews)

Berkeley Social Scene-This is among my favorite BSS tunes. Good melodies, interesting arrangement, pleasant vocal: what's not to like? Lichen Throat-I had to rush to finish this before my vacation. Consequently there are more rough spots than usual, and I would have liked more time to work on the ve...
by lichenthroat
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Hit it, quick (The Strong Button prefight)
Replies: 5
Views: 346

Re: Hit it, quick (The Strong Button prefight)

I had to get this one in early, since I'm going to Newfoundland for two weeks.
by lichenthroat
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: The Strong Button
Replies: 2
Views: 262

The Strong Button

The Strong Button by Lichen Throat One last day, until you leave here. I begged you then, “Don’t volunteer.” Gone, gone away, to the colony. Don’t cry when I’m left in agony. Drifting through the stars, Will you think of me? When you set your foot on Mars, Where will I be? I still wear The sweater ...
by lichenthroat
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Lieutenant Minor Wants To See (Major Arcana reviews)
Replies: 10
Views: 635

Re: Lieutenant Minor Wants To See (Major Arcana reviews)

add—Very well done. Too languid for my tastes, but all the individual components sound good, as does the mix. (The mix is perfect, actually.) Berkeley Social Scene—I’m not sure what to make of this, since it checks all the boxes for me to like it, but somehow it doesn’t quite come together. I do dig...
by lichenthroat
Sat Jul 07, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: Circle of Titles VIII
Replies: 10
Views: 413

Re: Circle of Titles VIII

I would like to participate. I'm not available at all during the last two weeks of July, so I'm not sure if the timing will work out.
by lichenthroat
Wed Jul 04, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: Major Arcana
Replies: 1
Views: 212

Major Arcana

Major Arcana by Lichen Throat Never heard of it until I was 11, Lowrey’s article in issue 77. Asked a fortune teller at the county fair “Where’d you get those cards?”, but she wouldn’t tell me where. Major arcana, deal me the Empress, Or if not that, how about some Justice? A few years later, I wen...
by lichenthroat
Sun May 27, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Early signs your house is falling apart (Crack In The Wall prefight)
Replies: 9
Views: 551

Re: Early signs your house is falling apart (Crack In The Wall prefight)

I'm in with a song in honor of Scott Hutchison, the recently deceased leader of Frightened Rabbit.
by lichenthroat
Sun May 27, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: Crack in the Wall
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Crack in the Wall

Crack in the Wall by Lichen Throat for Scott Hutchison I bought a house in Edinburgh In the shadow of the Forth Road Bridge. Got venetian blinds in a shade of purple, New rugs, and a second-hand fridge. Slopped tar on the roof to fix the leaks, And I set new tiles in the hall. But the one thing tha...
by lichenthroat
Fri May 18, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Who's Gonna Win? (Guessing Game Reviews)
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Who's Gonna Win? (Guessing Game Reviews)

Congratulations! It was long overdue.
by lichenthroat
Thu May 17, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"
Replies: 62
Views: 2750

Re: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"

Merisan—Vocals and production are great. I feel like it is in need of an exuberant chorus, though. Cavedwellers—Not up my alley. The production and mix are really good, however. DJ Ranger Den—It’s funny and works wonderfully as a novelty. Not something I’d want to listen to a lot, though. Grumpy Mik...
by lichenthroat
Wed May 16, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Monkey Business
Topic: New album!
Replies: 7
Views: 420

Re: New album!

I'm listening to this right now. It's as if you drilled into my brain to find out what music I liked best, and then set out to make an album of it. I love it.
by lichenthroat
Wed May 16, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"
Replies: 62
Views: 2750

Re: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"

HeuristicsInc wrote:Lichen - are you using a tracker program? I feel like this music is less random than last time. I like the bassline.

Not exactly. I use a program called MuseScore to write the notes as sheet music, and then I export the individual tracks to Ardour to record the vocal and mix.
by lichenthroat
Sun May 13, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"
Replies: 62
Views: 2750

Re: Nur Ein XIII Round One "Internet Sensation"

I'm in, after spend most of the day trying out Nick Soma's mixing tips.
by lichenthroat
Sun May 13, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN XIII - Internet Sensation - Lyrics
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: NUR EIN XIII - Internet Sensation - Lyrics

Internet Sensation by Lichen Throat Are you tired of broken strings And writing your own words? It’s time for a robot that sings As pretty as a bird. This songwriting robot Is exactly what you need. If you thought talent can’t be bought, I’ve news for you, indeed. This Songwriting Robot Can do the ...
by lichenthroat
Fri May 11, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XIII Round Zero "Trial By Fire"
Replies: 70
Views: 3376

Re: Nur Ein XIII Round Zero "Trial By Fire"

BMac—The vocal siren is funny, but it sounds good, too. This is a well written song. The bare-bones production makes it seem a little thin. I like it, though. Berkeley Social Scene—I really like the bass line. This is fun. I’m not wild about the sound of the chorus (but do like “warm up the amplifie...
by lichenthroat
Tue May 08, 2018 1:17 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Who's Gonna Win? (Guessing Game Reviews)
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Who's Gonna Win? (Guessing Game Reviews)

Far North Daylight—Nice opening. The vocal sounds more distant than the guitar, which is not ideal. The song, however, is good. I’d like more of a climax at the end of the chorus (“follow me home”), and the additional instrument should have come in sooner. Nevertheless, this is an enjoyable song tha...
by lichenthroat
Sun May 06, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: NUR EIN XIII - Trial By Fire - Lyrics
Replies: 16
Views: 628

Re: NUR EIN XIII - Trial of fire - Lyrics

Trial by Fire by Lichen Throat Summertime’s coming, and I need a job, Something outside, away from the urban mob. See an ad from the Forest Service; Job looks fun, but it makes me nervous. Hire me to the job to which I aspire; Feel I’m ready for a trial by fire. Weeks of training with the fire crew...
by lichenthroat
Fri May 04, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Nur Ein
Topic: Nur Ein XIII Round Zero "Trial By Fire"
Replies: 70
Views: 3376

Re: Nur Ein XIII Round Zero "Trial By Fire"

Lichen Throat is in.

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