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Postby elko » Fri May 27, 2005 8:47 pm

Would appreciate a little feedback on this, a rough draft of a college project. World music, Congo, instrumental, shiny guitar, going for a live, rough, upbeat sort of feel.

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Postby rubygirl » Fri May 27, 2005 9:25 pm

Oh, this is one sweet little tune, Elko. I like the rhythm - a very rhythmical piece of music, but in a somewhat subtle manner, that's cool , thank you for sharing it with us.
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Postby The Boy with a thorn in his side » Fri May 27, 2005 9:28 pm

I'm definitely liking the guitar on this, very spanish.
When you said "World music" I thought that this might not be my cup of tea, but this was rather nice, good work.
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Postby chicken » Sat May 28, 2005 1:17 am

i'm a fan of world music; there is a drumming group from japan that has some absolutely wonderful tunes.

elko, you little wizard!! what all are you playing on this track?
i like it. the phasing at about 2:28 or so is really nice.

"shiny guitar" nailed that.
"upbeat"....nailed that as well.
and the ending is great.

i'm (quite frankly) more impressed than what i thought i would be.

my only suggestion: if you want congo, then gimme some drums. the drumming seems subdued, overshadowed. some deep "hallow log" drumming would be really nice to hear on that track.

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Postby Still Ill » Sat May 28, 2005 9:47 pm

I am speechless. I absolutely enjoyed hearing it. You are truly a bucket of talent. What a great ending, those last 20 seconds or so.
Yes, world music makes me think of percussions, and though it's slightly overshadowed by your wonderful guitar work, I think the steady 'clicking' of the 'sticks' and the 'rumbling' undertones I hear (drums?) is a nice complement to the guitars.

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Postby elko » Sat May 28, 2005 10:07 pm

Oh golly gee, thanks!

I posted this on another forum, and it was described as a 'South Arfican shanty band trying to cover 'The Boy With The Thorn In His Side', which I guess is a pretty spot-on observation as to where I nicked it from.

As I say, it's only a rough mix, I'll be sure to up the percussion (and make more use of stereo) before I hand it in.
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Postby the_queen_is_dead » Thu Jun 02, 2005 10:37 pm

*is waiting to reply but the song has not downloaded yet*

yes! it has! <!--emo&:D-->Image<!--endemo-->


*has a little funk out*

this is the only tune i've ever been able to funky out in a mellow style to!

wow how amazing is this *grabs guitar and tries to play along*


*throws down guitar and stamps on it*

i ruin it!

that guitar is as shiny as some of the shiniest stickers i still have in my sticker album


<!--emo&:blink:-->Image<!--endemo--> the bass at the end i loooove!

okay... that was quite a long reply... i don't know many technicaly music terms so i will just have to say wow! great tune! and for variety of smilies...

... i am now a ninja <!--emo&:ph34r:-->Image<!--endemo-->

your music rocks!!
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