The 6th Annual Gift of Music

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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by sausage boy » Sun Jan 18, 2009 12:40 am

ElaineDiMasi wrote:Sausage Boy - oh, man! my very own Church of the Poison Mind! Listening to this cover is like seeing the bones of the song in an evil glow of a technicolor looney-tunes x-ray machine - then be electrocuted! Ha ha, I'm going to go listen to it again.
Are you all surprised? I'm surprised. A giftee likes my GOM submission. Huzzah!

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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Caravan Ray » Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:20 am

sausage boy wrote: Take that, Boy George!

I think ol' Boy George would be happy to take anything nowdays


Boy George sentenced to jail
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Rachael Layne » Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:43 pm

I know I'm not on the boards very much, but I wanted to take a moment to thank Elaine DiMasi for all of her effort on the Jack Johnson cover. I really like the arrangement! It's a very creative interpretation, and I enjoy it a lot! I particularly like the great harmonies near the end.

Thanks for putting your time into this! It is very much appreciated! :)
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by frankie big face » Sun Jan 18, 2009 2:52 pm

And thanks to you Rachael for the Violent Femmes cover! Now I need to get my ass in gear and record mine. :(
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by bz£ » Mon Jan 19, 2009 4:23 am

The White Hat wrote:bz£, I apologize for the latency, but I could not find the lyrics to this tune anywhere. I wrote an e-mail to the remaining members of the band, and they only got back to me today.

So with wishes of health, wealth, and wisdom in the new year, I present you my belated arrangement of

Missile Command, by Shallow: http://www.bfrank.org/The%20White%20Hat ... ommand.mp3
Hey, that's quite all right! It's a good story to go along with a good cover. I think I knew they'd broken up or something but it's lucky they weren't in jail like Boy George.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by frankie big face » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:35 am

I started my cover! (yes, I know I am pathetic)
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Albatross » Mon Jan 19, 2009 11:46 am

I believe the Itty Bitty Stiffee Committee (or whatever the gifter collective is calling itself) is still waiting a bit longer to spring into action. Nevertheless, here is the annual GoM Stiffee Report.

Links to the stiffees' lists are provided.

STIFFERS
Frankie Big Face
Lord of Oats
Glennny
Freddielove

STIFFEES
Messiah
Billy's Little Trip
The White Hat
Enter It in the Art Show

STIFFER-EES
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Ross » Mon Jan 19, 2009 3:51 pm

Albatross wrote:I believe the Itty Bitty Stiffee Committee (or whatever the gifter collective is calling itself) is still waiting a bit longer to spring into action. Nevertheless, here is the annual GoM Stiffee Report.])
True - we are giving a one week grace period before beginning. Thanks for the list :-)
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Niveous » Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:13 am

I have finally finished my song. It's not exactly the way I wanted it, but after not being able to use my new midi software, a hard drive failure, a singer with a sore throat, two software problems, bad basswork and some other tribulations, I'm just happy to have delivered a clean good song.

I'll be checking out the songs today.

Thanks J$, I can't wait to check out version of Interpol. Thanks, man!
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Leaf » Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:25 pm

What's a stifferree?? I'm a stiffer through and through thank you very much.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Albatross » Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:02 pm

Leaf wrote:What's a stifferree?? I'm a stiffer through and through thank you very much.
That means you are both a stiffer and a stiffee. You neither gave a gift nor received one.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by roymond » Wed Jan 21, 2009 1:39 pm

Still working. Maybe tonight :)
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Lord of Oats » Wed Jan 21, 2009 11:59 pm

Hey, I'm too depressed to finish. I need an extension.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by slats » Thu Jan 22, 2009 7:56 am

Albatross wrote:
Leaf wrote:What's a stifferree?? I'm a stiffer through and through thank you very much.
That means you are both a stiffer and a stiffee. You neither gave a gift nor received one.
Oh, cool. Like Instant Karma!
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by LSK » Fri Jan 23, 2009 10:33 am

Albatross: I never received a PM, so I assume that I was indeed far too late in entering. I'll be glad to do one as soon as I know who's still working on a cover and who isn't.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Albatross » Fri Jan 23, 2009 11:36 am

LSK wrote:Albatross: I never received a PM, so I assume that I was indeed far too late in entering. I'll be glad to do one as soon as I know who's still working on a cover and who isn't.
Ah, Garcias. Stiffee report updated.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Ross » Fri Jan 23, 2009 12:11 pm

LSK wrote:Albatross: I never received a PM, so I assume that I was indeed far too late in entering. I'll be glad to do one as soon as I know who's still working on a cover and who isn't.
I am coordinating the effort for those who have been stiffed and I think we have it covered. PM me if you're interested.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Heather. Redmon. » Fri Jan 23, 2009 1:24 pm

Niveous! Thank you so much for Love is a Battlefield! It sounds so sad, you captured the emotion well. It was worth the wait! :) Thanks again for coming through! Happy GOM indeed! :D
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by roymond » Sat Jan 24, 2009 3:45 am

Happy New Year to Lord of Oats: Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Sorry to bring it so late, but I hope it lifts you up!
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by jimtyrrell » Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:13 pm

roymond wrote:Happy New Year to Lord of Oats: Coldplay - Viva La Vida
Better than the orignal. Wow!
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Billy's Little Trip » Sat Jan 24, 2009 2:54 pm

That is awesome Roy! I listened on my headphones, so naturally my brain started spinning around in my skull and now looks like a head of cauliflower wrapped in yarn. Now if you will excuse me, I need to listen to it in reverse to unwind before something important snaps.
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Re: The 6th Annual Gift of Music

Post by Lord of Oats » Sat Jan 24, 2009 4:23 pm

roymond wrote:Happy New Year to Lord of Oats: Coldplay - Viva La Vida

Sorry to bring it so late, but I hope it lifts you up!
Dude. Holy crap. Thank you. I was excited about your submission, not even knowing it was for me. WOO WOO. Man, I better hurry up and get mine finished. I really have no problem with the lateness. It's just a shame it'll be ineligible for prizes.

NOW I suppose I should actually listen to this thing...
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