Gift of Music 2015-2016

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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Rabid Garfunkel » Tue Dec 01, 2015 4:20 pm

16 Horsepower - Prison Shoe Romp

Pixies - Is She Weird

Cashman - Pistol Blues

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Red Right Hand
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Niveous » Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:48 am

It's deadline day. Anyone else who wants in has about five hours to make their selections before I start giving out assignments.

I think this is going to be an interesting year. I think this is the largest collection of GOM choices that I've never heard of ever.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby inevitableguy » Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:50 am

I still want in! I'll get my picks in tonight! It will be a little longer than 5 hours, but my gifter can catch up a few hours later.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby HeuristicsInc » Wed Dec 02, 2015 9:52 am

Ah yeah, this year I am plumbing the uncovered songs from my previous years, and focusing on oldies and folk. I'd especially like to hear a cover in a different style from the original, but that of course is up to the coverer :)

Gordon Lightfoot - "Sundown"


Frankie Valli - "Can't Take My Eyes Off You"


The Kingston Trio - "M.T.A."


Gene Chandler - "Duke of Earl"


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Postby Niveous » Wed Dec 02, 2015 12:25 pm

Sending out the assignments now. Tell me if you get any repeats from previous years. It was all set up by random number generators so it could happen.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby inevitableguy » Wed Dec 02, 2015 6:21 pm

Well, I got my assignment, so I know I'm in. Here are my choices (apologies for the tardiness):

Sunbrain - Gravity
British Sea Power - Who's In Control?
Swervedriver - Duel
And You Will know Us By the Trail of Dead - Worlds Apart

I'd love to hear someone take on of these and make it their own! Happy gifting!
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Postby fluffy » Wed Dec 02, 2015 7:34 pm

Woo, four songs I don't know. This will be fun!
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby glennny » Thu Dec 03, 2015 1:15 am

I saw all the songs, and there was one that stood out, took me back 40 years to playing air guitar on a tennis racket with my dad singing this song. I said oh please, oh please, and today I was fortune enough to get the assignment. It's a song that has been in my head it feels like my whole life. I hope I do it justice.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby j$ » Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:19 pm

I have to say my assignment terrifies me. Four great songs, all of which are entirely challenging to my limited abilities. Oof. I shall have to bring the ol' A game, for sure (well, *my* A-game at least). Can't wait!

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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby fluffy » Sat Jan 02, 2016 4:31 pm

Ugh, I've been sick. Need to start on mine.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby user » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:16 am

Deadline very soon, many curse words!
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:19 am

Just mailed in my gift. Get with it, people! ;)
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Postby fluffy » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:10 am

I'm still recovering from this damn cold. :(
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby inevitableguy » Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:03 am

Mine is going to be very, very late. I am an ass.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby glennny » Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:23 pm

finishing it up, on the way soon.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby SchlimminyCricket » Mon Jan 11, 2016 12:47 pm

Mine is going to be a day or two late as well.
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Postby HeuristicsInc » Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:42 pm

Late on mine, but it is in progress. I need to hunker down and record vocals next.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Albatross » Mon Jan 11, 2016 3:29 pm

Underway but still a ways off. Will not be in today.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby j$ » Mon Jan 11, 2016 4:51 pm

Mine's submitting as we speak - I really like it, which is usually a bad sign ...

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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby SchlimminyCricket » Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:40 pm

Finished and submitted sooner than expected.
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Jerkatorium » Tue Jan 12, 2016 11:28 pm

Jerkatorium finished and submitted later than expected (we just emailed it in now).
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Re: Gift of Music 2015-2016

Postby Niveous » Wed Jan 13, 2016 1:37 pm

Songs are slowly coming in. This still needs a home as my website is down for the count.
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