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Blake Walker: I love the Gameboy feel at the beginning, like Beck's Guero remixes. Then the guitar comes in and it's great. And the horns and piano. Great instrumentation here. Great way to start reviews.

Damien: Guitar is performed very well. I like the song but it doesn't go anywhere. I wanted more of a buildup.

Dean: Really funny lyrics. Voice is off-key, and this song is basically guitar and nothing else.

Muffcake: Nice rock song. Great chorus. Kind of lacking in melody but overall good.

Wages: Cool low-fi feel, but I think it's good enough of a song for it to not be low-fi.

Baker and Lsares: I love the piano. There's significant buzz in the mix and too much reverb in the voice. With better producing this would be awesome.

Pompeii: A lot of good rock songs here, including this one. Great beat and chorus. Guitar solo is top notch. Really great.

JBB: Harmonies are great. I like the lyrics a lot too. Guitar part bugs me by the end because it gets repetitive.

Swillington: Awesome worldly electronic feel. I'm sure most of the songfight community won't agree because in general they're not into electronic (overgeneralization), but this is wonderful.

Adnoisium: Great name. Unfortunately it's the best part of the song.

Klownhole: Cool chord progression. Voice is very off-key. Too much muddiness in the mix.

To be continued....
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"drunken reviews, yaaahhhh?" (to be read in a canadian accent) CAN WE HAVE THREE FIGHTS BACK, RATHER THAN INDULGING THE OLD OLD OLD WHINY 'SF IS BETTER WITH ONE FIGHT BUT I STILL DON'T ENTER' CROWD? Note what I did, with the boldy and da capitals there?

Unlike Jack or Niveous with their opinions on voting, I bother to review, just not very well this week. Put it down to da booze. Heheheheheheheh.

3 second bright light (or whatever) about 1.39 too long. Shut up. But I like it anyway.

Adnoisium - it's like being trapped in the gay club I don't like. Skkiiiippppppp.

Baker & all that - pretty piano, fer sure. But not that pretty. Same goes for pretty vocals. Pretty but not really pretty to justify my continued listening. Life is tooo short. I like when the piano comes back in at 2.10ish but other than that, a waste of my time, if I am being drunken-honest.

Blake Walker - I guessed this would be you, within 10 seconds. Is that a good thing? I am not sure. But I am sure I don't like this. To paraphrase Lou Reed, you are only as gay as the cocks you suck. And I should know. (actually secretly I quite like this, but I don't want to spoil an agressively sexy review. Deal.)

Jonas Murdock - I have said before, I think, kill the child inside and we can talk. I like the voice, and the way it is buried behind the music, I am just not that fond of the music.

Dean Sky - Forgive me but did you once draw a quite cool online comic? If not, there is no reason to this. You sing well, you play well. But there is no song here, no reason for this tune to exist, at least in my ear.

Elastic Wasteband - There is no reason i should like this more than Adnoisium, say, but I do. It conjures up some kind of weird 60s into 70s thing, like Kraftwerk playing the hits of Serge Gainsbourg. But that having been said I am bored a full minute before it stops.

Hillbilly - you and I are just never going to see eye-to-eye. I just don't get where this is coming from. Well enough recorded and performed, but nasty without a charming counterbalance. Let's put it down to a transatlantic thing, and leave it there.

JBB - damn, I like this, and I can't even diss the words like usual because they are beautifully mixed at the point between clear and in-the-music. My favourite so far by a very long way. Those FBF keys at 1.30ish and on gives me a semi. Not what you were expecting? Me neither so far, and who would ever have thought that of me? Damn you, Benjamin, this is annoyingly good.

Jordan Seavers - cool stubbly synth thang at 0.29ish. After that, Seavers by the numbers. Not that that is a bad thing, by any stretch of the imagination, at all, just not my thing, right? I mean, who would be churlish enough not to give this a lovely review? Oh yeah, that's right - me :)

Klownhole - after last week's indulgent fiasco, I hope for electric-guitar-bumsex, not EMF meets Southern Death Cult. What's going on at Klownhole HQ? Time to kick this cheery songwriter out and get back to the songs that go 'KKKRRRAAANNNNGGGGGG!! PFUYTTTTT!!! PFUYYTTTTTT!!!! BLARGGGGHHHHH!!!' This is tooo fucckkkkiiiiinnnngggg nice, man!

Lonbobby - I like Lonbobby for the very same reasons I don't like Klownhole, if you see what I mean. I.E. it's nice-edgy-nice, but Mr LB does it so well ... this is gorgeous - and I love it more when he is singing, not his on-paper-better lady collaborators. Not quite enough to steal it from JB (who thought I'd ever type that?) but a strong second.

Muffcake - oh dear you are called Muffcake. Why not just call yrslef Tasty Vagina and get it out of the way? Other than that I like this.; The vocal is mixed a little flat but not enough to distinguish this from an Eddie & The Hot Rods B-side. And there ain't nothing that wrong with that.

Nipple Creek Fairies - the music sounds like a sensitive version of Needles & Pins. The vocals are equally sensitive and interesting. I just wish they weren't combined on the same song. I like this well enough, just not well enough to vote for it. Sorry, I appreciate that's not very helpful. Nothing particularly wrong here.

Paco Del Stinko - "Look at me with my stylistic jumpings". This could be Helmet slowed down a little. But why would we want to slow Helmet down? They are fine just as they are. Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. What am I talking about? It doesn't matter.

Pompeii - the desire to review a new Pompeii song brought me to this fight. Having seen you live, I know you are sexy rock mutherfukkers - but is it just me or this is a continuation of Paco Del Stinko's number? No chubby here, this time. Oh and here's the comedy look-how-alternative-i-am section. I didn't like 'Bing! I don't Believe You!' & i don't like this, particularly, Disappointingly on track, if that makes any sense whatsoever..... probably not. I am drunk after all. Did I ever mention that Motherfunker is a sexy little devil? Heh.

RxW - hey no clip-clop nonsense and some seriously synthetic cowbell. Cool. Getting into a groove that has so far been missing from this fight. Weird beck-y thing going on. I like. I also warm to 'like a puppet's nose' - not sure about the rappy section., despite fitting the Beck fill. Not your forte, maybe? Certainly better than I could rap, but that's not saying much. I like the drawl-spoken section a lot more. This has a nice sexy groove and I would shake my tailfeather at the singer of this song.  Still not being Benjamin (damn him!) but very very close.

Ratt Poizon - I expect wacky shift from one style to the other and back again and back, over and over until the point is hammered home that you don't really have passion for either. You spoil my expectations by having a seriously solid bass groove going on. Please don't sing. Not that I don't like your voice, I do, but I could totally get into this as a stoned. Specials played at 33 1/3 groove which we would be spoiled .... hah hah I take that back. As I type the slowed down vox kick in and make me laugh. OK this would still be better as an instrumental in a club with lots of sexy little fuckers grinding against each other in lascivious ways.... but I like until around 3.00ish when I wish it would end ... my bad about long songs I guess .....

Rone Rivendale - What a terribly tedious little wank-off.

Ross Durand - Has someone been spiking your music bag recently? You have suddenly become sooooo prog! This one really sounds like the floyd crossed with cheesy jethro tull lyric. Not bad, but also incredibly dated cheesy. You are not THAT old, man!

Swilington - yawn-o-rama. dot com. Lonbobby is wrong, because I love the electronicas, and I find this way out beyond dull, personally.

TMK - Now you are no longer collaborating with DOM I can review. I like 'shut your fucking mouth'. It has a nice vibe but I want to hear the keyboards played on a guitar instead.

Wages - I won't bother reviewing this. You know what I am going to say. I know what you are going to sound like. So what's the point? Ground Control to Major Tom. Or more accurately, Roger Waters is coming round your house, and he's not bringing bagels.

Not a single song that drummed up the title. Damn you all, songfighters! Instead I vote for John Benjamin. Damn you all for reducing me to voting for SF Daddy. Damn you SF Daddy for writing the best song this week ... scummers, all.
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I wrote:PPPS I will so regret this in the morning. Or will I? Answers on a postcard to ....
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hey, i review! just not right now.
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Paco: I like the guitar but your voice is off-key and lacks melody. Guitar solo is really good.

Rone: Opening is pretty cool and the instrumentation is cool, but voice is off-key.

Nipple: Mix is muddy. Cool live feel.

Rat: I love the 007-like wobbly guitar and then later the 70's-like funk guitar. Really fun song.

Raised by Wolves: Nice funky groove. Great baseline and guitar. I like the call and answer quality of the song.

Hillbilly: I don't like the speak-sing quality of it, but the guitar is performed well.

Elastic: Great chord progression. Now I know how people feel listening to my robot voice songs.

Those Medling Kids: Cool name. The voice really ruins an otherwise energetic and fun song. I get frustrated writing reviews because I feel like saying, "sing better!" but I know that's not constructive.

3 Second: Sha la la la indeed. The sped up song thing is a little cliche.

Jordan Seavers: Awesome gameboy-like bass line. Song is really interesting and really well produced. I like this a lot.

Ross: Nice mellow song. Great song. I love when you hold "gone" and then go into the solo.
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Baker and LSare - Nice neo-classical approach. Vocals are a bit clipped.

Muffcake - Nice drivin groove.

Paco del Stink - Lots of energy

Jordan Seavers - Intro's a bit long. Nice effects once the vocals get going.

Rat Poison - Funky bass, nice pans on the guitar. Very strange. Space cowboy.

Knownhole - Doorsish.

Ross Durand - Love the intro, nice build.

Damien Verrett - Circus asylum. You should be locked up.

Those Meddling Kids - Intro way too long. Vocals a bit off.

Pompeii - Hard drivin' blues feel. "She never gets tired". Nice commertical break.

3 Second Green Light - Ridiculous but entertaining.

Raised by Wolves - Best groove so far. Drums sound live. Guitars and keys complement each other nicely.

Elastic Wasteband - Waste band, appropriately named.

Swilington - Intro too long. Interesting beat once the lyrics start.

JB Band - Nice tight groove.

Hilbilly - Love the raspy voice and the scarcasim. Nicely framed.

Blake Walker - Fun groove. Beach boys get a synth.

Adnoisium - Like the voicings on the chords.

Wages - Floydish in the chord prog. Not into the vocals.

Lonbobby - Like the bass intro.

Rone R. - Do you try to sound bad?

Nipple Creek - Like the acoustic groove. Nice drums.
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j$ wrote: Ross Durand - You have suddenly become sooooo prog! ... Not bad, but also incredibly dated cheesy.
Based on the powers of interpretation taught me by my high school english teacher, I read this as ..."authentic retro prog-rock..great job!!"
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J$ wrote:"Look at me with my stylistic jumpings".
I think I feel a country-rap take on Baby Robot comin' up...yee-haw, yo yo yo ! :)
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CashPoint-We do see eye to eye, I wasnt going anywhere. I thought it suxed.

Baker and Comp.-Clean recording. good job by all parts.Dont think it will do well on this site. Dosent have any robots in it.

Jordan-I'm saving this.

Wages-Feel like I'm saying the same thing over and over.Song suxed but dude you got a good voice to work with,

Nipples-I would like anything to do with nipples.

Rone-I love you but that was the worse think i have ever heard.

Ratt- I allmost liked this.

Dean Sky--tastefull acoustic, nice barr cords. must be an awl some guitar.

3 second greenlight-thats about how long i listened.

Lonbobby-thats kind of long not to pick up without sreaming guitars.

Adnoisium-your killing me.

Ross-temples of tupperware, your old as i am

Swilington, well done but wierd.

JJB-Not my cup of tea. course not much is. but very well done.

Pomipei- how ever you spell that. AWLSOME. Some of the best lead i have heard.

R&W- Do you play all those instruments?

Those kids-I like your voice a lot.

Stink- Like a wet blister I didnt expect that.

Elastic Waste- sorry I'm too old for robots.

Multicake-nice guitar in the back ground.

Clownhoe-Sounded like a different singer, good voice dont be scared to use it.

Blake- cant leave you out, liked the faster parts.

ok off to the pub we go.
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jordan seavers freaking blew me away; but i have no idea what the song has to do with the title.
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hillbilly wrote:
Elastic Waste- sorry I'm too old for robots.
I'm nearly certain that I'm older than you. :)

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how about i actually contribute this time.


3 second green light: made me lol. i want to know your actual age. this isn't bad, just silly as hell. hard to find the time signature or beat.

adnoisium: i like the length! the radiohead voice was cool, and i had to practically put my ear to the speaker to make sure it was really there. there could have been...more to this though.

baker and lsares feat. mehry: i don't know if i've ever heard better piano miking on songfight. then the singer comes in. the vibrato on every sustain screams "hi i'm an amateur lol." recording technique on everything is good though, except the vocal is too loud and reverby in the mix. and i'm sorry, but that singing = no.

blake walker: learn to use id3 tags, asshole. i guess i'm ok with this song but i always hate how my vocals are captured. and it'd help if i sang better. i wanted a big, fake band sound.

jonas murdock/child inside: opening guitar sweep thing sounds very nice. i like the singing too. it's an awesome vocal recording. guitar effects work perfect. not an exciting song, though.

dean sky: why does this seem SO right speaker heavy? weird decisions, like the beatles used to do. but not in a good way. there's nothing engaging in this, sorry to be an asshole about songs. i'm sure we could be buds IRL.

elastic waste band: sounds like my kind of song at the beginning. the vocoder! i'm a fan, and own one myself (check out my "you get the wiser"). there's really no excuse for electronic music ever not having perfect rhythm, though. unless you MEANT to do it. some stuff is just off. funny lyrics.

hillbilly: whoa, hot levels. are you for real? like, are you actually a Hillbilly, or do you do pastiche music? either way, meh to this. but i will admit it has more genuine feeling than most songfights. but needs more instruments.

johnbenjband: i loved this. drum machines and dirty guitars. that's my kind of song. and the effects on the guitars were perfectly chosen and evoked thoughts of times when music wasn't horrible. the vocal melodies in the chorus may have been a little too Proclaimers, though. that's really my only critique. And the organ! it rules! A CONTENDER.

jordan seavers: cool opening, and then that synth ROCKS and i want you to tell me how exactly you got that sound. great vocals throughout and this production is just professional as all hell. you may win this fight. i want you to share your techniques with me. vocal ones especially. A CONTENDER.

klownhole: too long. this non-singing is too boring for four and a half minutes. keep working on recording that big rock band sound though, because it's something pretty much no one on songfight does. you make a good effort at it. it's refreshing to hear a full, live drum kit rocking out on SF.

lonbobby: is that antares auto-tune? or a similar plug-in. i don't really find it necessary. i liked that vocal harmony, though. needs more. everything in the background is good. and whoa those strings sound awesome and i want to know how you got them. yeah if this had normal human singing with a few more harmonies it'd be way better.

mini-bike: i like that vocal melody. this sounds like someone took a great mix and squashed it and made the drums WAY too soft. it's rock music. i mean that in the nicest way. give it more high end and more rocking drums and i'll give you a record deal.

nipple...creek...fairies?: good drum miking and all that and congrats on doing a full live kit. the rest is meh.

paco del taco: lol, this is kind of cool. good vocal captures as usual. guitars and drums are kind of muffled. but that's probably part of the 'sound' of this. chorus evokes alice in chains. oh, then the bridge makes me think about elves.

pompeii: this is cool, especially when it gets to the second part. what's the spoken part from? the part right after the spoken thing is musically better than everything else. i liked those harmonies a lot. A CONTENDER.

R B/W: your stuff is usually better. the vocal recording just doesn't sound...good? and the rap, lol. E for Effort. catchy melody.

Ratt feat. Poison: i thought that a merger of my favorite hair bands would yield more rocking results. haha the vocals. i want to know how you do that effect. and ay yi yi, the length. ok there's the rocking i was promised. it rocks nicely. i like the ridiculously distorted vocals.

rone rivendale: no. i was just going to say "no" as my review but that's mean. that high synth could have blown my speakers. this is just not good as a song, to me. keep yo levels in check, dood.

ross durand: ok, this has one of the best openings i've ever heard in SF. it's like dragonforce and megaman had sex and gave birth to a wonderful 6/8 baby. the lead synth just rocks. then the song changes. i have no problem with it getting soft and slow, but THE SONG NEVER GETS GOOD AGAIN. even during the loud outro, the guitar solo is hell of out of tune? what's the deal? would have got my vote.

swillington: you're talented with the 'lectronics. dat fo sho. do ya thang, dogg. do ya thang.

those meddling kids: i like when this says FUCKING. i used to swear a lot in my fights...THEN I GREW UP. jk, this is a fine song. just fine, suh. ain't nuthin' to write home about though no suh.

...and wages: this recording sounds mighty pretty i do believe. try adding a piano or some sort of bass instrument. and cut length down to the essentials if it's only gonna be guitar and voice.


i think i might vote jordan. unless of course it is revealed that he was really just uploading old Peter Gabriel songs. 70% WINS MY ASS.
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3 Second Greenlight - Opening up it sounds like Ween meets The Chieftans...The mandolin is a refreshing departure from the norm, and the sporadic drumming and casio punching is fairly neat-o. The vocal effects drive me off. The lyrics are ok. Weirdness, all 'round.

Adnoisium - I think I like you with your real voice: good move. I guess vox effects don't do it for me... But, I like the lyrics. They're just vague enough to be cool. I esp. like the ironic "needless to say, I purchased them" bit. The music reminds me of Mega Man or Little Nemo.

Baker and LSares feat. Mehry - Ooh! Love that intro! Although I feel that vibrato has it's place, (opera, high school choir arrangements, etc.), I don't think it's really needed here. You have a great voice, though. The lyrics aren't my fave, but, dang I love that piano part! Not bad.

Blake Walker - Hey! I like this, man! The lyrics are sweet, too. Although I like the melody over it, the chorus isn't really doing it for me. But! You come back from the chorus with a sweet and sudden key synth and vocal drop-out moment. I like the brass and chord progression. Could totally hear this redone as a ska tune... May we? I like!

Damien Verrett - Nice little thing you got therr, but still creepy enough with the weird out of tune plucking and eerie whistle. The lyrics are preety nice, aswelll. I likes it most when the guitar parts were doing there thing towards the end. The chord progression was nice over those parts, too. I like.

Dean Sky - Very coffee shop. Whatever TF that means. Uhh, the drug reference was kinda outta left field, but you know, so's the song. I like the slappy little bass dealie. during the bridge. Coolish.

Elastic Waistband - No mas voice effects! How many synthetic fibers did you list in there? Nice, tidy arrangement, and the vocal effects actually grew on me, given the lyrical content. I take it back, and not a bad tune. A novelty, but not a bad tune, nonetheless.

Hillbilly - "Keep it real." Haha! That really got me...umm, I like this one better than your other entries that I've heard (like, one other, I think). I like the cadence of the strumming pattern and the lyrics crack me up. The Evil Kenevil (sp?) reference and the fat girl in a bikini are gold. Not bad!

JBB - Oi oi oi! Sorry, but really sounds like TMBG. Which, as you know, I like. Also has a sixties feel in the vocal harmonies and melody, which I also find kinda cool. Like the organ, and the clean sound in everything. You're a darned good vocalist, but I don't know if I really like the vibrato. It's a pet peeve of mine. (see the baker review.) Cool beans.

Jordan Seavers – Is that a squeezebox? Classic…As always, your music makes me want to crap my pants from sheer awesomeness. Although this song lacks the magic of say, clouds wttg , or inf film, it’s still pure Jordan feel-goodness. Btw, Chris and I have been writing a tune we want you to collab with us on. We’ll try to record it sooner or later.

Klownhole - I don't partikularly kare for this style of musik. WAIT! Breathe...now, here's the review: Props on the double bass work. The Bright Eyes allusion was kool, too, although I don't know if you were making fun of him or not. The dropout with the flangish guitar was kreepy kool as well. Not my fave, but not bad.

Lonbobby – Very reminiscent of Air or a chilled out Daft Punk. Like the string arrangement. The pacing is nice, as is the eerie chord progression. I really like the points when the beat drops out. I feel like I want a really hardcore beat to come crashing in after one of those pauses, cicrca DJ Shadow. I like it, but the beat is just to after-hours-smooth-jazz-radio. ish. Anyways, what do I know?

Muffcake - Great name...Hahaha!! Well, very nice production and overall sound. Everything's really clean and tight. A good one, but not something I would necessarily listen to.

Nipple Creek Fairies - Even better name! Idk... It's alright. Again, I don't really like this style of tuneage. The drums are a little off, and yet again, who am I to talk? The lyrics are ok I guess...I'm sounding like a jerk, so, "away!" *whoosh*

Paco Del Stinko – Your Halloween entry? The first solo is tidy and the lyrics are original. I like the chorus more than than the verses. Oh man! I love the acoustic section the most. Sweet. I always love the twists you pu on the titles, like you did with influential film. The vocal stylings aren’t my fave, but they aren’t bad. On the whole, I liked it mucho del stinko.

Pompeii – A song about a blow up doll? WOW. What to say…well, it’s a little too eighties for it’s own good, but I actually think it works given the subject matter. Wait, a commercial break followed by a kidz bop-esque reprise chorus followed by a beavis and butthead rock out solo? WOW.

RxW – Uh! Hit me! Funks are here in attendance. The lyrics are classically wolvishly good. Rapping? This is definitely a unique track. Soul Coughing meets Beck meets the Napolean Dynamite soundtrack. Pretty sweet to hear with both of my ears.

Ratt Poizon – Nice bassline, wah work, steel playing, and use of other guitar effects. If your intent was to scare people, I’d say you’re there. I think I found the softer intro stuff to be more scary than the hard stuff. K, bye!

Rone Rivendale – Rone’s getting angry. “It’s all fake!” Well, that pretty much sums up my review.

Ross Durand – Lot’s of Mega Man in this fight. You’re a master musisch, no doubt. Very versatile. Yeah, I’m jealous. The vocals leave something to be desired, but I really have no right to give half of the crits I shell out. Ouch! That guitar solo actually made my head hurt. It might have been coincidence, but my head actually started hurting. Dude, that’s a pretty sweet, powerful effect. I’d be proud of that.

Swillington – Hey, going into this, I like! Very Postal Service-y. The breathy piece was tolerable, but then…Ooh! xO Then it’s not so good. Starts sounding like Deep Forest to me, which is no good. I would have dug this had it just been an instrumental. Good thing it wasn’t too long... However, I will say this is very remix worthy.

TMK – DCFC feel at the beginning. Love those drums! The bassline and synth are also vera nice. Could have done without the profanity; Just feels unnecessary. I may be out of the loop here, but this sounds like Carpetburn’s side thing ? I know furry pedro’s involved, and that TMK have been around a while, but I don’t know… I’m diggin this song for sure.

Wages – Vocals are expressive and raw, which is cool The guitar is fine. I don’t really like gng’s, but this isn’t bad.
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ross durand: ok, this has one of the best openings i've ever heard in SF.
Thanks - I like the opening part best, too - btw, it's 5/8
the guitar solo is hell of out of tune? what's the deal? would have got my vote.
That's me banging on this old fretless guitar (I banged the frets off myself) to see what it would sound like and running out of time for takes.

I'm glad you liked parts of it so much.
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rdurand wrote:
blakewalker wrote:
ross durand: ok, this has one of the best openings i've ever heard in SF.
Thanks - I like the opening part best, too - btw, it's 5/8
the guitar solo is hell of out of tune? what's the deal? would have got my vote.
That's me banging on this old fretless guitar (I banged the frets off myself) to see what it would sound like and running out of time for takes.

I'm glad you liked parts of it so much.
banged them off? arooh? I was in a band once where the bass player FILED DOWN the frets to a smooth even finish with the rest of the neck. Sounded goooOOOOOoooood.
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Hoblit wrote: was in a band once where the bass player FILED DOWN the frets to a smooth even finish with the rest of the neck. Sounded goooOOOOOoooood.
Like good ol' Jaco P. did way back in the day. "Cept he yanked 'em out and filled in the gaps with epoxy.
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Is my song tagged as Jonas Murdock and the Child Inside? I'm pretty sure I didn't save it like that.
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rdurand wrote: Thanks - I like the opening part best, too - btw, it's 5/8
oops, i should know better.
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This Rone song will not be in the rotation at the Sick house. What up wit da VOCALS, homey? In a hurry -- you gonna fuck up, man. Cool it down, and take as many takes as it takes. Get it tight. Do it right. Ain't no race.
When it sound good enough to you, do it again. Better. Twice.
I ain't dis'n you, man -- jus tellin' like it is. Lotta people got this... syndrom, or whatever. I'm one of them. I done 30 takes of an organ part. Still wasn't right. Yeah, not fun like sittin' in front of a keyboard and mic and getting an idea down -- more like "people like this and it gets me off."
Do it again -- 'till it's right. That's my advice.


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Post by Ross »

Hoblit wrote:
rdurand wrote:
blakewalker wrote:
ross durand: ok, this has one of the best openings i've ever heard in SF.
Thanks - I like the opening part best, too - btw, it's 5/8
the guitar solo is hell of out of tune? what's the deal? would have got my vote.
That's me banging on this old fretless guitar (I banged the frets off myself) to see what it would sound like and running out of time for takes.

I'm glad you liked parts of it so much.
banged them off? arooh? I was in a band once where the bass player FILED DOWN the frets to a smooth even finish with the rest of the neck. Sounded goooOOOOOoooood.
Yeah, hammer and screwdriver. It was my first guitar, a Hondo Deluxe 711 Series Le Paul Copy (that probably dates me). I had always intended to fill in the holes with wood putty and sand it down, replace the pick up with something specializing in sustain - then I guess I'll have to learn to play it in tune.:-)
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