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redroy
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: 1393
Insane since: Dec 2003

posted posted 06-06-2005 05:09

I ran into some old music of mine... just wondered what some of you may think of it. I wrote/recorded this song sometime in 1999, I think. Strange listening to my "old self". CLICKY

cfb
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: Vancouver, WA
Insane since: Nov 2003

posted posted 06-06-2005 05:40

That's pretty damn good; it reminds me a lot of these old '70s folk-country records my dad has.
It's definitely something I could listen to. On the more negative side: it's a bit trite (especially with the indie-folk revival, of late) and the drumming isn't too impressive (however that isn't the point, is it: it just stood out).

I love the crisp, hard-edged yet tender quality to your voice.



[Edit: actually now that I think about it: reminds me a bit of Smashing Pumpkins plays Nick Drake. (That's a compliment).]

(Edited by cfb on 06-06-2005 06:41)

reisio
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Florida
Insane since: Mar 2005

posted posted 06-06-2005 06:29

Nice-o.

axleclarkeuk
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Swansea, Wales, UK
Insane since: Aug 2001

posted posted 06-06-2005 10:25

I think it sounds awesome !! I agree with CFB about your voice. The whole mood of the song is somewhere relaxing and sombre to listen to.

If that is your OLD self, do you have anything by your new self ? Would love to listen to more of your work.

No Sig ?

redroy
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: 1393
Insane since: Dec 2003

posted posted 06-08-2005 03:35

Thanks!

quote:
the drumming isn't too impressive

I agree with you there... I can actually drum but because I only have 1 mic (don't laugh) it's near impossible to record a drum session that sounds half decent. So I used the keyboard drums.

quote:
do you have anything by your new self ?

Unfortunately no. I still write music all the time, I just don't have time to record these days. I am hoping to start again this year if I can get some money saved up for some updated (or real) recording equipment. Thanks again for the kind remarks, peace.

Nemesis
Bipolar (III) Inmate

From: Uranus
Insane since: Aug 2003

posted posted 06-08-2005 05:11

I like the sound, I like the lyrics, I like the whole mood.... but I kept waiting for it to get heavier.

I think if it were heavier, it would be very marketable. Although its still impressive as it is.

Jason

Arthemis
Paranoid (IV) Inmate

From: Milky Way
Insane since: Nov 2001

posted posted 06-13-2005 21:42

...pretty

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