Song Fight! Live 2014: August 15/16 - Sign Up for a Set

All about the next annual live event. Are you coming?. Discuss travel & lodging. Recruit band members, discuss equipment, setlists, etc.
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Song Fight! Live 2014: August 15/16 - Sign Up for a Set

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Song Fight! Live 2014
When: August 15 and 16
Where: 7DL Studios
http://7drumlessons.com
2008 8th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Schedule for each day:
  • Rehearsal: Noonish to 6:00
    Rock Concert: 7:00 to 9:00
    Acoustic After Hours: 9:00 - 11:00
THIS YEAR'S LIVE FIGHT IS ACOUSTIC ONLY.
So strip those arrangements down and don't think your songcraft is going to skate by on a mess of guitar effects and other shit. There will be a keyboard, but no drums or electric guitars allowed.

Post-Show Beer and Food is right next door: http://www.dunyadc.com/
There are many other options in the area, this is called the "U Street Corridor" and is very near the famous "9:30 Club".

Post your slot prefs in this thread. I need to know:
1. What day you want
2. Whether you want to play the rock portion or the acoustic portion of that night
3. If you want to play for less than a half hour, let me know that. Set lengths will be determined by the number of participants.

I'll do my best to craft an interestingly varied lineup-- you can help by giving me enough information to work with. Thanks in advance!

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I think you have accidentally posted this in the wrong subforum.
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Friday, acoustic.

Also with cello accompaniment since like all my songs have cello now.
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I'm in, I'm ok for either day, and I'm trying a rock set this year.
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Generic wrote:I think you have accidentally posted this in the wrong subforum.
It's a global announcement.

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Saturday night, acoustic, for Merisan. And we'll be playing for less than 30 minutes. We're not 100% sure we can make it but we're going to try.
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jb wrote:
Generic wrote:I think you have accidentally posted this in the wrong subforum.
It's a global announcement.

JB
Whoops, for me it was showing up in the Nur Ein forum, but I didn't see an unread post in the Song Fight Live! subforum.

Anyway, I'm probably in, but I'm not sure which day yet. I'll get back to you over the weekend, probably.
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Acoustic after-hours. Can I line-in my phone for that? For like drum loops?
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Should be all right. The deal is that he has a sound curfew after 9:00, and though the room is soundproofed, we don't want to cause the space an issue.

That said, it's a small room, so during an acoustic set there's no danger of not hearing a performance-- even if we weren't using amps.

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jb wrote:Should be all right. The deal is that he has a sound curfew after 9:00, and though the room is soundproofed, we don't want to cause the space an issue. That said, it's a small room, so during an acoustic set there's no danger of not hearing a performance-- even if we weren't using amps.
For those of you who were there, think of "After Hours Acoustic" kind of like the second night of Song Fight Live! NYC.

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Whatever day.
In the "Rock Concert" category

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Caravan Ray wrote:Whatever day.
In the "Rock Concert" category

Does anyone want to be in my band?
Yes.
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Either night. Rock.
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roymond wrote:
Caravan Ray wrote:Whatever day.
In the "Rock Concert" category

Does anyone want to be in my band?
Yes.
Ok. You passed the audition!

Can anyone play drums? Will there be drums?
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The venue is a place that is primarily a place to learn how to play drums, so... probably?

I'm fine with doing drums for folks in my usual shit-tastic way.
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Fitzroy will unfortunately only be able to attend on the 15th due to a family vacation the next day. We would like a set during the electric portion on the 15th. We may play a mix of fitzroy and bad boys at bat mitzvahs songs... It hasn't really been decided yet.
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Hi!

I will be there. It might be fun to play an acoustic set. Either night is fine by me.
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Future Boy wrote:Hi!

I will be there. It might be fun to play an acoustic set. Either night is fine by me.
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I certainally will be there....if I can arrange my schedule. Usually, I know about a month in advance. Can I be penciled in for an acoustic set of approx 30 mins, both nights, different songs? thx
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Toby Roktot wrote:I certainally will be there....if I can arrange my schedule. Usually, I know about a month in advance. Can I be penciled in for an acoustic set of approx 30 mins, both nights, different songs? thx
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Set length will be determined by number of participants. I'll certainly put you down tentatively for at least one acoustic set.

Remember-- the point here is to play your songfight songs (Nur Ein or Sidefight covers are also fine). Not any ol' song you've ever written.

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Future Boy wrote:Hi!

I will be there. It might be fun to play an acoustic set. Either night is fine by me.
If Ken is going, I think we need a Cutie Pies reunion. It's nine years since our first song (OH GOD WE ARE OLD).
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well, let's see...
drunk season
strangers
bitter monday
who called the ape
on a scale of one to ten
for rachael
suitcase
and a half dozen yet to be 'prompted' (and written) hehe....

should be able to draw these out to a couple 30 minute sets....'specially if I have to tune my guitar !!!
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