What's next, my computer?!! (Turn Off Your TV prefight)

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What's next, my computer?!! (Turn Off Your TV prefight)

Post by Lunkhead » Sun Aug 07, 2016 12:14 pm

Turn Off Your TV
Due: Wednesday, 08/17/16 9:59am PDT
yourbandname_toyt.mp3 sent to fightmaster@songfight.org
subject: Turn Off Your TV
body: (your band name)

I sense a pattern emerging, a pattern of Deep Throat getting lazy. :P
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Post by fodroy » Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:24 pm

How about some safety PSA songs like "Turn Off Your Oven?"
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Post by ElaineDiMasi » Mon Aug 08, 2016 8:07 pm

I am getting on a plane friday and won't be back til after the fight is due. But I might drop a lyrics-only into Ye Olde Marte.
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Post by PepperJane » Mon Aug 08, 2016 10:06 pm

ElaineDiMasi wrote:I might drop a lyrics-only into Ye Olde Marte.
Cool beans - I feel like this title would be a good spawn for a super Songfight anthem. ..
(Partly inspired by The_Grim's comment for JRS2 in Turn Off Your Phone reviews, celebrating the inclusion of the word "Songfight" in the song.)
Intended to be a fun/slightly cheesy rock song, with chanting and shredding and many joys.

Ch: ('Turn off your TV chanted?)
Turn off your TV, let's have a Songfight!
Yeah Turn off your TV, It's gonna get hot tonight!


Let's start a riot, let's start a war
Let's show what all of this brain soup is for!

Turn off your phone, put down your pen
Turn off your TV, get your jam on instead

Bridge? Rap??
Don't you go keep it inside anymore
Bring your song into daylight and let it explore
The necess'ry noises not pictured before
What, you think that track's gonna bust its own door?

Pick up your guitar, give it your best
2 folks will like it - forget the rest
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Anyone else down for an all-in collab?? Ha just an idea. I'm on the road a bunch this week too, but getting my first iPhone tomorrow so what of it! 1500km drive by Friday and a tiny gig and volunteering at a rodeo won't take away from the fun of a new toy and shared ideas!!
Everything is about perspective. :shock:
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Post by PepperJane » Tue Aug 09, 2016 2:21 am

Also, there's this.
Italian police were called to a residence because two elderly people were crying with loneliness and despair for all the terrible news of the world, and all they had for company was their TV.
We can't switch it off on them!!
http://www.theage.com.au/world/italian- ... qo9pn.html

Although they wouldn't know so much of the world's pain without it. And might have to have a conversation. But after 70 years I guess they'd run out of things to say.
Interesting statistics that nearly half of elderly people feel really lonely, but less than 20% live alone.

Damn you, world, and your constant giving of song ideas. I love you. Go away. It's Census night. I'll see you soon ;) Call you later. You too. No, I do. OK bye
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Post by ElaineDiMasi » Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:11 pm

PepperJane wrote:Cool beans ... rock song, with chanting and shredding and many joys.
Haha exactly! Have that right here in my notebook:

Turn Off Your TV
verse blah blah
lyrics blah bblah blah
[shredding]
hand claps
chorus and out
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Post by PepperJane » Sat Aug 13, 2016 9:16 pm

ElaineDiMasi wrote: Turn Off Your TV
verse blah blah
lyrics blah bblah blah
[shredding]
hand claps
chorus and out
Did u post any lyrx?
Everything is about perspective. :shock:
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Post by Pigfarmer Jr » Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:57 am

Loneliness doesn't necessarily mean alone, right? If you had the kids and thy moved away and had kept the grandchildren so far you only see them once or twice a year at most... well, I'd feel lonely, too... if I had feelings. Luckily, Gepetto only carves wood.

Oh, yeah. I'm in. I'd apologize in advance, but.... see above.
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Post by BoffoYux » Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:45 pm

Listening Party for 'Turn Off Your TV' will be Monday 8/29 at 9 pm EDT. You have been warned!

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Re: What's next, my computer?!! (Turn Off Your TV prefight)

Post by the panna cotta army » Tue Aug 16, 2016 3:34 am

it's been over a year but I'm in for this one.
I really need to do this more and not just FAWM and the occasional 50/90
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Post by PepperJane » Tue Aug 16, 2016 6:12 am

the panna cotta army wrote:it's been over a year but I'm in for this one.
I really need to do this more and not just FAWM and the occasional 50/90
Awesome! Look forward to hearing your entry!

As punishment for my late submission last time I meant to submit mine really early but will probably just be tomorrow... which is going to be within a day of the deadline. Am on the road for some of it though too.
Everything is about perspective. :shock:
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Post by Lunkhead » Tue Aug 16, 2016 7:54 am

the panna cotta army wrote:it's been over a year but I'm in for this one.
I really need to do this more and not just FAWM and the occasional 50/90
Cool, welcome back! I'm a fan and look forward to hearing the new tune.
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Re: What's next, my computer?!! (Turn Off Your TV prefight)

Post by PepperJane » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:04 am

Has finally acquired iPhone.
Hasn't activated GarageBand yet because likes to read all T&Cs first (it's an honesty thing).
Therefore: I'm in, but with a single-tracked live thing sitting in my car at 2:30am in a caravan park in NT.
At least this phone has a better mic than the Samsung I've mostly used.
Henrietta's lyrics are really cool in the Lyric Marte :-/
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Post by stateshirt » Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:10 pm

Ok. I'm in! Put up yer dukes.
And if I can manage to finish it, I'll also have a music video that features a lot of TVs!
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Post by Lunkhead » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:16 pm

Sweet! This fight is sounding exciting. I see the emails from all the folks who've said in this thread that they're in, also, so that's a relief.
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