Gift of Music 2013-14

Discuss the many little competitions/projects that spring up amongst the Song Fight community.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Alvis » Wed Dec 11, 2013 3:11 pm

Albatross wrote:
BoffoYux wrote:The Tom Slick theme song:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUtbhoYTHcI
That's an inspired choice. If I recorded that I'd probably wanna throw in Super Chicken as well.

At my old job we briefly had this blonde knockout working in our front office. I would talk to her in that voice and call her "Marigold." She thought I was batshit crazy.
That's awesome. And batshit crazy is a compliment in my book.

I almost went with Super Chicken! We sing it all the time in our house, believe it or not. Tom Slick won, though, just so I could hear if anyone would pick up the challenge to shoehorn "Thunderbolt Greaseslapper" into a performance.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by jlampson » Sun Dec 15, 2013 10:18 am

Gotcha, and totally understood. I'm working on something today for the Precipitation songfight. Thanks for the response! It also showed me I need to adjust my notifications since I didn't see this until yesterday.

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jlampson wrote:Hello! This all sounds wunderbar and I am eager to officially participate in my first SongFight.
Hey John. You haven't competed in a Songfight or Nur Ein yet. I've gotta hesitate on giving you an assignment or giving out your assignment. You've gotta be an songfighter first to participate in the Songfight Secret Santa. Get a song into the main competition and then we'll get you set up for GOM.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by LSK » Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:56 pm

Been working on my song for the last few days. It's safe to say I haven't been so happy about a song coming together in a long time. Yay GoM!
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by jlampson » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:00 pm

Niveous wrote:
Hey John. You haven't competed in a Songfight...yet.
Not so any longer - I just submitted something a little while ago!

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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by furrypedro » Wed Dec 25, 2013 4:35 am

Fucking horsedogarseshit. Just saw my assignment, didn't receive an email notification for some reason. Soundcard stopped working 2 days ago. Unlikely I'll meet the deadline. Will try, just saying. Apologies.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by jlampson » Wed Dec 25, 2013 7:38 am

furrypedro wrote:Fucking horsedogarseshit. Just saw my assignment, didn't receive an email notification for some reason. Soundcard stopped working 2 days ago. Unlikely I'll meet the deadline. Will try, just saying. Apologies.
I'll leave it up to the powers that be but I will have plenty of time, haven't received an assignment yet, and have working audio equipment.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:56 am

Ding! Done cookin' and ready to serve. Where do we send them, Niv?
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Albatross » Sat Dec 28, 2013 7:46 pm

Niveous wrote:6. Send the cover to "iamniveous" at Gmail. Deadline is 1/8/14.
And since the signup deadline was extended, that means the due date will also be extended, right? RIGHT??
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Paco Del Stinko » Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:56 am

Ah. That's what I get for speed readin'. Shanks.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Niveous » Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:35 pm

We'll definitely need an extension seeing as there have been a few shakeups as of late. Jlampson, you'll definitely be a part. Stay tuned.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by jlampson » Tue Dec 31, 2013 7:27 pm

I'm super happy with the assignment I got and am looking forward to hearing everyone else's interpretations!

Has anyone heard about the revised deadline?
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Niveous » Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:00 pm

The new deadline is January 30th.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by jlampson » Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:17 pm

Thank you!
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by HeuristicsInc » Thu Jan 02, 2014 3:01 pm

cool. my 9-day holiday travel put a real damper on my recording time.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by inevitableguy » Fri Jan 03, 2014 8:38 pm

Step-by-step instructions on how to record a cover for GoM:

1. Pick song. CHECK.
2. Learn how to play song. CHECK.
3. Hum song to self in shower over an over again until you settle on an arrangement you like. CHECK.
4. Spend hours meticulously programming drum track. CHECK.
5. Realize that there's an entire bridge missing from your drum track. FUUUUUU...

In other words, thanks for the extension!
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by LSK » Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:04 pm

Mine's in! I also sent it to my giftee via PM.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by furrypedro » Wed Jan 08, 2014 2:17 pm

Spent a bunch on new toys. News toys have arrived. New toys appear to be working properly.
Let recording commence.
This is gonna be my most high fidelity GOM ever!
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by SchlimminyCricket » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:38 pm

I've got mine in. It sort of seems that I'm exclusively a sidefighter these days.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by j$ » Wed Jan 29, 2014 5:54 pm

Ooof coming in under the wire on mine - have had the music done for three weeks, came to do the vocal tonight, and realised the song had a whole second verse and an annoying half-bridge that I hadn't been aware of three weeks ago ... so, anyway, it's all recorded - just needs f**king with now, will definitely be in by the end of 30th Jan, UK time.

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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by Billy's Little Trip » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:17 pm

Yeah, mine is done. I'm making some last tweaks. I've got an awesome collaboration going on with Steve Durand on trumpet, Paco del Stinko on something that is not guitar, nor bass, nor drums, nor vocals (((it's a surprise))) and DJ Ranger Deni doing backup vox. I think my giftee is going to love it! *squeel* :P

...oh, and I'll send it in tomorrow the 30th, fashionably on time.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by j$ » Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:20 pm

Billy's Little Trip wrote:Paco del Stinko on something that is not guitar, nor bass, nor drums, nor vocals (((it's a surprise)))
Paco screeching drunkenly is no surprise any more, sadly.
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Re: Gift of Music 2013-14

Post by furrypedro » Thu Jan 30, 2014 4:32 pm

I fuckin did it. I hope there is a suitable pant/jizz interface for my giftee.
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