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by Æpplês&vØdkã
Tue Jan 28, 2020 5:04 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Come join in (The Dregs Reviews)
Replies: 32
Views: 1323

Re: Come join in (The Dregs Reviews)

Not the first time I've gotten the Tool comparison! The back half I was going for a more OM vibe with the chugging bass, drum fills, and monotonous vocals. But Tool is fine, I do like Lateralus and Danny Carey is a beast of a drummer who I totally admire!
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Take a walk down (Liberty Street prefight)
Replies: 29
Views: 909

Re: Take a walk down (Liberty Street prefight)

Try something new, eh? Hmmm...maybe my vote count would go up haha. What to do, what to do?
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

First off: apologies about the earlier set of reviews. You all deserve much more helpful reviews, and I should probably not make Ms. Phlebia listen to an online songwriting contest when she really just wants me to turn the stereo off in general. I swear, she’s actually a lovely person, just...probab...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sun Jan 26, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Thanks for the reviews, everyone! Apart from this one... Vom Vorton - 0:20 ...which really made me think "what's the fucking point?" and sent me off into a bit of a miserable sulk for a while there. I don't check my bandcamp stats for the same reason! I can take a bad review but "didn't get more th...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sat Jan 25, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)
Replies: 31
Views: 1020

Re: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)

There's a few mixing issues and some bits I wouldn't mind re-recording, but I'm in with something a bit different from my last few entries (though it's got some stylistic cues in common with my Long Story Short entry) And actual guitar this time! Weee. Now I can quit chugging Turkish coffee and give...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Ye Olde Lyric Archive
Topic: The Dregs
Replies: 10
Views: 451

Re: The Dregs

Phlebia - The Dregs The divine in the dregs (Listen, listen) I divine with the dregs. (Listen. Keep listening) Beneath the foam of arabica (Listen, listen) I can hear the whispers The messages, the clarity (At the base, at the base) I sense with such clarity (At the base of my ibrik) We dabble in t...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:03 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)
Replies: 31
Views: 1020

Re: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)

Okay, drums recorded, bass recorded, lyrics written..gonna need some post editing, a guitar track, some synths, and oh yeah, vocals. Highly unlikely I'll hit the deadline, if only cause my toddler won't let me, but I may be able to make it work within 48 hours? We'll see. I'm about six months out fr...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Thu Jan 23, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)
Replies: 31
Views: 1020

Re: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)

You got me. Mine's in the same situation. I'm not sure it's super original but maybe it'll sound original to y'all? My recording days got eaten up by two family members being hospitalized on the same day in two different cities. At least they were only 150 km apart...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:18 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

...essentially any song that didn't blend into the background inoffensively was out almost immediately. I’m gonna read this as me winning the SHUT UP AND LISTEN prize then. Couldn’t have possibly been my vocals because I’m clearly the greatest singer in the world... ;) Personally I thought this was...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Owl: I figured as many totally harsh, brief, and unhelpful reviews as i'v gotten over the years, as long as I posted actually helpful ones in the future, I'd be whatever haha. I'll clarify pretty much the things that turn her off in music are: rough mixing, too much distortion, too many cymbals, and...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Finally: one with a fitting title I managed to overlook and didn't remember existed prior to this fight...

https://youtu.be/9G-yZmf6o8A
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

If you use Spotify or Youtube, I'll make you a playlist of gloomy tune recommendations! I have no preference, whichever you prefer. YouTube, please! :D I do occasionally use Spotify, but only for stuff I can't get on Youtube. Here, I made you a playlist! No particular order, but it's a general sele...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Enjoyed [Drab Majesty] quite a bit -- though I did get the feeling that they were trying a bit too hard to be retro or whatever. Enjoyed Lebanon Hanover even more; it's so grimdark as to be slightly parodic - but in a good way. The fact parts of it are in German just pushes it over the top. It's gr...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Darkwave! yes that's the genre I would have put it into, if I'd remembered the word. I checked out your bandcamp, and I've not heard of most of the names of you've given there, so that's definitely plenty to search for. I've relatively newly returned to this genre (after a spell with Joy Division, ...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Phlebia This smashes the Joy Division Button in my head, which means I LOVE it. Also reminds me of a band called The Soft Moon, if anyone else likes that genre. The unforgiving drums, the vocal delivery and reverb, OF COURSE the bass line. Just love it. Oh look it's getting even more unsettling! Fa...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

The first set of reviews of mine. The reviewer is my wife, who doesn't really want to listen to music right now. These reviews consist almost solely of the length of time it took her to ask to change the song to the next one. If you aren't mention, assume she didn't ask to change the song. At many p...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Heavy handed, eh? I can't disagree with you, while I'm proud of a few lines, there are certainly a few that were kind of clunky and a bit over the top. Musing on anxiety and depression for that many stanzas is hard! Thanks for the comments! As for uneven syllables, I kind of enjoy the extra work to ...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)
Replies: 31
Views: 1020

Re: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)

If you're from "Near Atlanta" you ought to know the Dregs. They're from Georgia. They are maybe more famously known as the Dixie Dregs. You know Steve Morse and crew. They dropped the "Dixie" for their last 2 albums in the 80's. In the 70's they were the Dixie Dregs. "What If" is the classic album,...
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)
Replies: 31
Views: 1020

Re: Drinking from (The Dregs prefight)

Says the fellow who namedropped Mahavishnu last fight, ha! I actually wann't aware of them, as I'm more into Post-Bop and Free Jazz when it comes to "jazz developments of the 60s". I'll check them out!
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)
Replies: 68
Views: 2487

Re: Do you realize there are (Something's Wrong Reviews)

Ha, I read that RIGHT when your song lapsed into silence on my morning listen-through. Eh, a few months ago Darkanon Viva managed to win (dubiously) with a song that had the same defect...so it may not work against you too much!
by Æpplês&vØdkã
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:53 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: I don't care about your (Checkered Past Reviews)
Replies: 34
Views: 1561

Re: I don't care about your (Checkered Past Reviews)

Brown Word and the Big Whine : What on earth kind of pitch shifted nonsense is this? I like the song for the most part, and I really like the chorus in an angsty 2000s kind of way. Something about the pitch shifting ranting kind of reminds me of that 100 Gecs album that came out last year. And I’ve...