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Best yet? Best ever? You be the judge.
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I didn't get a confirmation email back this week. I usually always do. Oh well, I hope Spud got ours. It's a pretty rockin' tune. :)
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When I wrote out the lyrics his afternoon, I was not under the influence of any imbibement. You can trust them fully. They are true :) they live in our lyrical forum
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My song is fiction. Make believe. I just got my poetic license renewed. I've actually got a cock like a baby's arm with an apple in its hand.

Just sayin'....
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Caravan Ray wrote:a baby's arm with an apple in its hand
Spud sang that line in our rattlesnake song. But he said fist instead of hand, because his baby's arm is tougher than your baby's arm. :P
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Ross---- like this a lot, great recording
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hillbilly wrote:Ross---- like this a lot, great recording
Wow. Thanks. And Merry Xmas!!
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Happy Holiday to all!
. We are new to the site although we have collaborated with Longfellow Street in past Songfights (Who Said I'm Dead")
i listened to each track 2x through. I really enjoyed hearing everybody's takes on 'Better than before"

Ross Durand- Really great lyrics!
Smash Claw/Drool-Very High energy song, nice production! I like the vintage Rock n Roll feel
Sockpuppet- i really liked the chord progression
sonofsupercar-Very Dark sounding. Liked it
Berkeley SS- Cool sound! Hard to describe what it sounds like ! very interesting thought. I like the melody when it goes into the chorus
Billy and the P's- Great Song/ Production! Lots of attitude. I also dig the harmonies!
Caravan Ray- nice sound! I enjoyed it
Infinity Point Buck-again, Hard to put my finger on what it reminds me of but really cool!
King Arthur- I really think I liked this one the best. Great melody on the guitar and vocals.
Micah Sommer- Epic!
Paco Del Stinko,- This is the first one I heard. The guitar solo has a lot of attitude! Cool lyrics!
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Reviews

One song ata a time

Mostly drunk


Billy ant the pstychotocs

Awesomesome sonds\\

Great lead vocal;ls

SHIT SONG

where is the fucking hook?

THis soundx like matchbox 20s little sister

DO BETTER\\
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Billy Ant The Psychotic. Great band name. I'm imagining an ant in front of a mirror giving itself a terrible haircut with child safe scissors.

Funny you should mention the matchbox 20 comparison. We're going on the road with our matchbox 20 tribute band. Snatch Box Honey. It's an awesome show. We all wear giant body condoms except for DJ. She wears a bumble bee costume and impersonates Elvis. :P
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I had heard you wear giant condoms. Woops
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They're normal sized, they just look giant on him.
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This is the worst review thread I've seen in a long time.

I'd write actual reviews but I'm not sure what to say about most of the songs, so here's the SoundOut reviews for my track:
The average rating of your track: 5.6 /10

26-Dec-2011 22:58
Introduction was interesting and worked well, as did the rest of the song. Now to the instruments...to be short and sweet, they were great! The lyrics were very meaningful and the vocals thoroughly complemented the song! Good work!

26-Dec-2011 22:47
Simple yet effective. The acoustic yet energetic feel comes across straight away. It is calming, atmospheric and fresh. The melodies are close to perfect and the structure of the song is brilliant. However, the lyrics could be improved somewhat. They seem weak and powerless, much unlike the music. If they were to match the song, it would be a great combination.

26-Dec-2011 22:45
A rough song demo, and a recording of a band in the making. The drumming, acoustic guitar playing and singing are all in their babysteps. There's nothing wrong with that, but before you're able to pull a captivating performance, stand infront of the live audiences or record killer tunes, you'll have to get the playing performances up to higher standards. What i did like here was that although you're clearly quite early in your "game", you've still build a song with a full sound picture. This song sketch / demo is filled with ideas, and has potential. It's a quirky little ditty that has "cult" written all over it. But before you're able to make much use of the song, you'll need to get your act together. So to speak. My best wishes for your musical journey!

26-Dec-2011 22:29
the introduction to this has a great steady drum beat to it and a wonderful guitar to match it. the energy is pretty flawless in the introduction; although, a bit of a long one. the vocals fall a bit flat, though.

26-Dec-2011 22:26
You cannot sing. It is painful to listen to and really is just awful. The backing track has no tune but the vocals will never appear on a track that anyone will ever pay to hear. Just dreadful.

26-Dec-2011 21:59
I will rate you 4 because your song is so encouraging and full of passion. You sing like a popular musician call kolapo de popular in Africa. Please keep it up. Well played guitar and the beat. Thanks

26-Dec-2011 21:59
the beat and guitar are working well together and I think this is a pretty well delivered song on all levels, the voice is confident enough and there is feeling in the singing, also the instrumentals are blending well together

26-Dec-2011 21:55
the opening idea of this track doesn't have much impact and in a bit dull really. the instrumentation is a bit low and not that upbeat really and quite depressingin sound sadly. the man's voice is also very reserved and miserable in tone and needs more dynamics in the performance to keep the listener interested.

26-Dec-2011 21:49
It had a bit of edginess to the music. It sounded slightly dark and gloomy. The vocals made it sound even more depressing, which is not necessarily a bad thing. The singer was a bit pitchy around 1:20.

26-Dec-2011 21:44
The guitar in the beginning of this song reminded me of a cowboy walking down a Texas road, but it also had different vibes mixed with it. It had a sense of mystery, and it sounded slightly haunting by the accidental flat notes that you used. The cello in the background was really cool and it added so much to the song. Overall, I think this was a cool song. It was definitley innovative and different than many other songs that I have heard before. The vocals got a tad bit too nasally for my taste at certain points. I can see this possibly being in a movie, ect.
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I would do a mean Elvis.
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fluffy.
I like the one that says that you are encouraging and full of passion. that is kind of the way I would characterize your Overall, whatever you are singing about. There is kind of this feeling I get that I have when there is rain during a really nice sunny day. One of those sun showers that make the windshield all sparkly. I've never heard a sound like yours and I just kind of sat and stared in New York because that was the first time I heard you, live. :) It was video game-ish.

I am bad at explaining things. Now I suppose I shall have to review this round, and your actual song.
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Ross wrote:They're normal sized, they just look giant on him.
Good one, diplodocus. :D
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fluffy wrote:This is the worst review thread I've seen in a long time.

I'd write actual reviews but I'm not sure what to say about most of the songs, so here's the SoundOut reviews for my track:
Is there a way to put all the songs this week into SoundOut? If so do it and post the best or worst...or one of each per song. :)
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Billy's Little Trip wrote:Is there a way to put all the songs this week into SoundOut? If so do it and post the best or worst...or one of each per song. :)
There is but it's better for each artist to just put it up there themselves if that's what they want. Copyright and all that.
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Ah, pish posh.
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fluffy wrote:This is the worst review thread I've seen in a long time.

I'd write actual reviews but I'm not sure what to say about most of the songs, so here's the SoundOut reviews for my track:
The average rating of your track: 5.6 /10

26-Dec-2011 22:58
Introduction was interesting and worked well, as did the rest of the song. Now to the instruments...to be short and sweet, they were great! The lyrics were very meaningful and the vocals thoroughly complemented the song! Good work!

26-Dec-2011 22:47
Simple yet effective. The acoustic yet energetic feel comes across straight away. It is calming, atmospheric and fresh. The melodies are close to perfect and the structure of the song is brilliant. However, the lyrics could be improved somewhat. They seem weak and powerless, much unlike the music. If they were to match the song, it would be a great combination.

26-Dec-2011 22:45
A rough song demo, and a recording of a band in the making. The drumming, acoustic guitar playing and singing are all in their babysteps. There's nothing wrong with that, but before you're able to pull a captivating performance, stand infront of the live audiences or record killer tunes, you'll have to get the playing performances up to higher standards. What i did like here was that although you're clearly quite early in your "game", you've still build a song with a full sound picture. This song sketch / demo is filled with ideas, and has potential. It's a quirky little ditty that has "cult" written all over it. But before you're able to make much use of the song, you'll need to get your act together. So to speak. My best wishes for your musical journey!

26-Dec-2011 22:29
the introduction to this has a great steady drum beat to it and a wonderful guitar to match it. the energy is pretty flawless in the introduction; although, a bit of a long one. the vocals fall a bit flat, though.

26-Dec-2011 22:26
You cannot sing. It is painful to listen to and really is just awful. The backing track has no tune but the vocals will never appear on a track that anyone will ever pay to hear. Just dreadful.

26-Dec-2011 21:59
I will rate you 4 because your song is so encouraging and full of passion. You sing like a popular musician call kolapo de popular in Africa. Please keep it up. Well played guitar and the beat. Thanks

26-Dec-2011 21:59
the beat and guitar are working well together and I think this is a pretty well delivered song on all levels, the voice is confident enough and there is feeling in the singing, also the instrumentals are blending well together

26-Dec-2011 21:55
the opening idea of this track doesn't have much impact and in a bit dull really. the instrumentation is a bit low and not that upbeat really and quite depressingin sound sadly. the man's voice is also very reserved and miserable in tone and needs more dynamics in the performance to keep the listener interested.

26-Dec-2011 21:49
It had a bit of edginess to the music. It sounded slightly dark and gloomy. The vocals made it sound even more depressing, which is not necessarily a bad thing. The singer was a bit pitchy around 1:20.

26-Dec-2011 21:44
The guitar in the beginning of this song reminded me of a cowboy walking down a Texas road, but it also had different vibes mixed with it. It had a sense of mystery, and it sounded slightly haunting by the accidental flat notes that you used. The cello in the background was really cool and it added so much to the song. Overall, I think this was a cool song. It was definitley innovative and different than many other songs that I have heard before. The vocals got a tad bit too nasally for my taste at certain points. I can see this possibly being in a movie, ect.

Hello, I cannot figure out which songs are which.. it just has a date posted with no band name. I would really appreciate any critisism so looking forward to identifying which band corresponds to which 'Date"
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They are all yours.
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oop sorry. I didnt read his post all the way. I thouight it was his review of this weeks.. sorry . let me get out of here before i mess something up!
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