Covering random songs from the archive

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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby king_arthur » Thu Jan 28, 2016 5:41 pm

After long delay, here ya go...

http://www.charleswolff.com/kingarthur_ ... tember.mp3

Umm, apologies, this one didn't come out as grandly as I'd hoped... in laying down the instrumental track, I left out one section of the music, so then I forced the lyrics from that section onto the second half of a verse, and the vocals would be better if I spent another week on it, but I think I just need to upload it as is. Will take a break here to get caught up on the rest of life. The conversion to a more minor key sound is intentional. Lyrics were already posted, so no bonus points this time around...
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:20 pm

Ooh, I like that one, good work. I just had a chance to add that to the leaderboard.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby iVeg » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:00 am

Wow. That was cool. I want to listen again, but with headphones. Thanks for doing a good job, and making it your own thing.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Chumpy » Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:43 am

Man, there is so much great stuff in the archive. I really enjoyed both versions of iVeg's September. The lyrics are fantastic and really drive home that sad and terrible feeling of summer's end. In the original I really love the guitar lick right after 'August why do always have to end' so pretty and heart string tugging. King Arthur's surf sounding guitars are gorgeous and really fit well with the beach theme. I must have listened to each version 4-5 times today. September has just replaced Day of the Dead as my favorite iVeg song, thanks!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sat Feb 13, 2016 1:51 pm

I've finished my assignment. Is it wrong to ask if I can mail it to you Sam
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Postby Lunkhead » Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:55 pm

Great! Not wrong to mail it, go ahead. Do you have my email or do you want me to PM it to you? Or you could use the fightmaster email I suppose.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sat Feb 13, 2016 4:48 pm

Hey - I still have your email and I just mailed it off. Thanks a ton for helping me out. Toss me another when you have a moment, I'll get to it when I'm free. Yowza!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:10 pm

Alright, leaderboard updated. Nice work!

https://geneticmail.com/sam/rsfc/

Here's your next random song. This seems like a potentially really good match.

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/in_the_tank/Andrew%20Reist
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Sun Feb 14, 2016 2:57 pm

Paco Del Stinko wrote:Hey, alright. I'll kick it around. BLT started here still using tape, I believe, and an Alesis drum machine he called Al.

Good memory, and 100% correct. And I just heard your cover. Really good!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Mon Feb 15, 2016 10:06 am

These are the things that I remember, sadly. Don't ask me what I had for lunch yesterday though. Yeah, the song came out ok, could've been better. I had the idea to do a country version, but ended up with the lite rocker here. Glad you got to hear it anyway.

I'll get to the Reist song Sam, just may be a bit. His drumming is way above my skill levels, so I'll have to take a different approach. Thanks for your help!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Billy's Little Trip » Fri Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

Paco Del Stinko wrote:These are the things that I remember, sadly. Don't ask me what I had for lunch yesterday though. Yeah, the song came out ok, could've been better. I had the idea to do a country version, but ended up with the lite rocker here. Glad you got to hear it anyway.

I'm glad you didn't do a country version. Not that I dislike country, which I do, but because I like what you did. ;)
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby king_arthur » Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:18 am

Just signed up for the coverfight, but you might as well give me a fresh one of these, too...
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:28 am

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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Mar 12, 2016 2:51 pm

I just posted Paco del Stinko's cover of "In The Tank" by Andrew Reist, and updated the leader board. Paco continues his steady climb to the top!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:52 am

Thanks, Lunk. I can probably squeeze another in before NUR EIN...
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:30 am

OK, I spun the wheel, and got "Ashes" by MENBAH + Swampjaw for you:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/ashes/MENBAH ... 20Swampjaw
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Mar 13, 2016 3:53 pm

Got it. Thanks!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Mar 26, 2016 5:20 pm

Paco strikes again, with a cover of "Ashes" by MENBAH + Swampjaw:

https://geneticmail.com/sam/rsfc/music/ ... _ashes.mp3

Good stuff!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Sun Mar 27, 2016 5:18 pm

Thanks again, Lunk. I can probably handle another spin before the EIN, when you get a moment. Appreciate your help, man. Cheers!
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Lunkhead » Sun Mar 27, 2016 11:22 pm

OK, here you, very weird one this time, maybe a pass:

http://sfjukebox.org/songs/so_weird/The ... G-Diffuser
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Paco Del Stinko » Mon Mar 28, 2016 8:09 am

No pass, I'll take it, thanks. Hardest part'll be deciphering the lyrics, probably. I'm fairly confident that I can turn it into something, as years ago I covered a Phunt song. THAT was weird. But I heard it a few months ago and thought it was pretty decent. Thanks again, I'll get it done less than immediately.
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Re: Covering random songs from the archive

Postby Holly Furlone » Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:21 am

This is cool! Is it too late to participate?

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