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by owl
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)
Replies: 18
Views: 589

Re: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)

Small correction, I think you guys misread my comment; the robotic drums/guitar timing remark wasn't directed at Paco, but Lichen Throat. Yes, it was I, not Paco, whose song might benefit from drum removal. I thought this made sense in theory, so I tried it out. In practice, I'm not sure whether it...
by owl
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Monkey Business
Topic: RIP Dick Dale
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: RIP Dick Dale

RIP. it felt like he toured through Madison about once a year and I always told myself I'd go see him next time. :( I was learning how to play Misirlou last year, I still really suck at it. I was twice as sad about this when I read the article about his passing and found out that apparently the only...
by owl
Mon Mar 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)
Replies: 18
Views: 589

Re: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)

Just listened to the podcast... a fun listen as always! Small correction, I think you guys misread my comment; the robotic drums/guitar timing remark wasn't directed at Paco, but Lichen Throat. (edit: upon submitting, I see Vom already pointed this out. oops) Interesting to hear how much manual voca...
by owl
Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)
Replies: 18
Views: 589

Re: A support group for (The Dream Crusher Reviews)

Lots of great entries this week. Or maybe I'm just in a good mood this week. :D Step Aside --I like those guitars! This has the feel of a late 80's/early 90's power ballad to me, like November Rain or Every Rose Has Its Thorn. Fantastic harmonies/backing vocals. I would appreciate being able to read...
by owl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Sidefights and Highlights
Topic: hey listen to my new song (thread)
Replies: 824
Views: 166500

Re: hey listen to my new song (thread)

I posted up my favorites from my FAWM output last month here including a re-exported version of "My Favorite Monster" where I fixed the cut-off intro from the Songfight version (oops). I was going to fix the glitches/pops someone mentioned in "Walk Steady" as well but unfortunately it was an issue o...
by owl
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)
Replies: 22
Views: 1088

Re: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)

With regard to the lyrics, this was intended to be a generalized anti-conformity song, with focus on how subcultures (of all types and ideologies) tend to pressure their members to conform to superficial standards. So Alice’s remark about feeling like she’d been abducted into a cult was near the ma...
by owl
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)
Replies: 22
Views: 1088

Re: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)

Micah Sommersmith --Love love love the lyrics (ok, except for the "purple pants" line which I didn't really get. why are they purple? is that important?) The significance of the purple pants is twofold: On the one hand, they are a synecdoche for the narrator himself: conspicuous, memorable, loud. P...
by owl
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

Jealous! That sounds great. My husband and I visited New Zealand a couple of years back and we really wanted to see a show in Dunedin, but nothing even vaguely Flying Nun-related was going on there while we were there, it was kind of a letdown.
by owl
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

Thanks for the great podcast! You have, however, gone much too far down the rabbit hole. I am not much of a video game player, and the only thing in my "My Favorite Monster" song that was an explicit reference to anything was "Green-Eyed Owl," which is the title of a song by The Chills about a cloc...
by owl
Wed Mar 06, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)
Replies: 22
Views: 1088

Re: Make Some Noise With Your (Silent Advance Reviews)

Lichen Throat --I quite like this arrangement, there are some clear hooks and motifs playing off each other in a way that works pretty well in a busy, mathy kind of way. The vocal timing/melody could be tighter. I think as usual I would be interested to hear either an arrangement with a) live recor...
by owl
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

Thanks for posting the updated podcast link! It was a fun listen (and by fun, I mean sort of terrifying above and beyond the usual low-key anxiety about seeing merely written critiques.) I'm glad to see my band's video for Wicker Park has somehow stuck in someone's memory! also, there is only one of...
by owl
Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

Awesome, cheers! That was a super close one.
Chumpy wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:17 pm
Both these links go to the same place and I still can't get to it! (I tried on another computer too) Can you put up the AWS link?
by owl
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

I haven't heard either! Will have to check them out at some point.
I'm sure there are plenty of songs on the topic from the other side ("Pretty Woman"?)
by owl
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)
Replies: 44
Views: 4838

Re: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)

Thank you! That works. I will download and listen :)
by owl
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)
Replies: 44
Views: 4838

Re: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)

In Chrome: I also tried looking up the IP at mxtoolbox.com and pointing my browser directly to 207.66.255.52/TJ1V/ADWAV_TJ1V.mp3 (with or without the TJ1V subdirectory) also and got "ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT". Putting in just 207.66.255.52 gives me ERR_SOCKET_NOT_CONNECTED. I tried flushing my sock...
by owl
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)
Replies: 44
Views: 4838

Re: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)

Those links are still good. The "twojerksonevote.com" domain is less than a year old. Some people use a DNS service (like Cisco Umbrella/OpenDNS) that views new domains as potential phishing or otherwise hostile sites and refuses to resolve them, my guess is that's what's happening to you. If this ...
by owl
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

heine --I liked this a lot! It's sweet and positive, and seems to all flow together really naturally. The dropout at the chorus is really effective. In the verses, I really liked the interplay between the guitar and vocals, for example, the first verse, where you start with the vocal and guitar mir...
by owl
Fri Feb 22, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

There’s obviously a very 60s folk feel here; did you set the lyrics in San Francisco to reinforce the connection to that sound and era? Not an intentional nod, I set it in SF a) because I grew up near there, in Berkeley (Hi BSS!) so it's a familiar geography, and b) so I could write the line "ridin...
by owl
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)
Replies: 27
Views: 1689

Re: Give me a hand with these (Walk Steady Reviews)

Lunkhead wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:40 pm
Thanks again for making the review thread!

Songs posted.
I submitted a song but don't see it!
by owl
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Fight Discussions and Reviews
Topic: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)
Replies: 44
Views: 4838

Re: A Room With Some New Unused (A Doom With A View Reviews)

Vom Vorton joins the Jerks, as we make disgusting mouth sounds which vaguely relate to the Doom With A View Fight! Here's how to play along at home: Download or point your browser directly at the mp3 Point your podcast software at the feed View the podcast on iTunes Hit us up at: feedback@twojerkso...