I don't just _like_ magic, I (Love Magic prefight)

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I don't just _like_ magic, I (Love Magic prefight)

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Love Magic
Due: Saturday, 03/02/24 9:59am PST
optional challenge: Steal a small recognizable bit of a song you hate
yourbandname_lm.mp3 sent to fightmaster@songfight.org
Subject: Love Magic
Body: (your band name)
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I’m not sure I hate anything enough to use it for this optional challenge while also wanting to listen to it enough to steal it
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Submitted some punky mando abuse.
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I'll be in for the optional challenge, but I'm not saying which hated song I've stolen a small recognizable bit from. It's a well-known loathsome tune, so it'll be fun to see if anybody spots it.
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I'm in with a very short bit of calypso. The melody incorporates two bars of a song I hate, a very well-known one with a remarkable provenance. The optional challenge says it has to be a "recognizable bit," and the tune fragment is long enough and distinct enough to be readily recognizable, with no alterations in intervals or rhythm. The way I've set it up is another matter. There is one tiny clue in the lyrics.
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Post by BoffoYux »

If the songs are up by Monday night, I'll do a Listening Party at 9pm.

It looks like I'll be doing LP on Monday nights straight out for the next 2 months between SpinTunes and SF #1000 - an by then NurEin should start up again.
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I still don't really like what I'm submitting this time around, but I'm in.
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in the interest of keeping myself honest and making sure I don't try to recycle any part of this in the next fight I actually manage to be in, I am revealing what I had recorded at the moment when I gave up trying to get something in before they post the songs.

https://jeff-robertson.com/flvxx/sf/flv ... rvm_lm.mp3

I never was a able to come up with any lyrics, I just had a vague concept of, "a guy trying to get a girl to sleep with him by claiming that sex will give you magical powers, like being able to levitate, teleport, magic missile, summon elemental monsters, etc,, with many hints that it might be spoken by someone whose only knowledge of sex is from NSFW fan-fiction"
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I didn't get anything new done for this (surprise!) but I just realized I wrote one 29 years ago that fits the bill...
http://roymond.com/archives/2006/08/hold_on.html
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jeff robertson wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2024 4:18 pm
in the interest of keeping myself honest and making sure I don't try to recycle any part of this in the next fight I actually manage to be in, I am revealing what I had recorded at the moment when I gave up trying to get something in before they post the songs.

https://jeff-robertson.com/flvxx/sf/flv ... rvm_lm.mp3

I never was a able to come up with any lyrics, I just had a vague concept of, "a guy trying to get a girl to sleep with him by claiming that sex will give you magical powers, like being able to levitate, teleport, magic missile, summon elemental monsters, etc,, with many hints that it might be spoken by someone whose only knowledge of sex is from NSFW fan-fiction"
That sounds like a great concept! I would try to help, but I know nothing of NSFW fan fiction. The music reminds me fondly of open-mic jams.
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roymond wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:14 pm
I didn't get anything new done for this (surprise!) but I just realized I wrote one 29 years ago that fits the bill...
http://roymond.com/archives/2006/08/hold_on.html
I guess the love magic is in the Humperdinck.
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AJOwens wrote:
Tue Mar 05, 2024 5:35 am
The music reminds me fondly of open-mic jams.
It is exactly a jam. That’s captured early in the process when I’m just laying down some tracks to sketch out the general sound of the song. This would all presumably get re-recorded once lyrics were written. Notice the keyboard is literally just 1 bar looped for the whole 3 minutes. There’s also a place where I stop playing guitar to activate a pedal with my hand because the current recording setup has the pedals on a table for ease of knob twiddling rather than the floor. Very sketchy.
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AJOwens wrote:
Tue Mar 05, 2024 5:37 am
roymond wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2024 8:14 pm
I didn't get anything new done for this (surprise!) but I just realized I wrote one 29 years ago that fits the bill...
http://roymond.com/archives/2006/08/hold_on.html
I guess the love magic is in the Humperdinck.
Ding ding ding … we have a winner!
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