Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fight)

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby j$ » Mon Sep 09, 2013 1:44 am

Wages wrote:
Caravan Ray wrote:Who is up for - beyond individual entries - a Supergroup effort where all participants contribute to putting a bit in for a mega-version of The Talking Head's, "The Psycho Killer"?


Incredible!


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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Spud » Thu Sep 26, 2013 9:09 am

Billy's Little Trip wrote:We need to get The Spud in on it too. He needs to get back in the swing. :P
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby roymond » Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:19 pm

Caravan Ray wrote:Who is up for - beyond individual entries - a Supergroup effort where all participants contribute to putting a bit in for a mega-version of The Talking Head's, "The Psycho Killer"?

YES
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby j$ » Thu Oct 03, 2013 2:51 pm

Seems apposite right about now :)
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:49 am

What sort of gaysack does up the top button on a polo shirt?
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:01 am

Oh...and since I mentioned the whole Psycho Killer thing...I am taking steps.

I have recorded a basic tract to follow - I want to hear lots of contributions to it

I am trying to work out how to put my track on soundsomthingorother

I am retarded

Could you please send me your contributions by carrier pigeon.

Fast pigeons only.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:09 am

I can't work out how Soundcloud works

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:35 am

What can't you figure out? How to sign up? Or how to upload a song after you've signed up? I can try to post screenshots to walk you through either or both if you want. I don't remember either process being very complicated. I recommend signing in with Facebook or Google to simplify that process. After you're logged in, there's an "Upload" button in the top toolbar, on the right side to the right of "Go Pro" and the left of the previous/play/pause/next controls. Click that and you should get a page with a big orange button "Choose files to upload", click that, get a file dialog, choose your file, etc.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Lunkhead » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:44 am

So, Coverfight is "over" (except for the slackers and stiffers). I guess it's time to get serious about this Talking Heads cover fight.

Deadline: 12am Pacific, the night of Sunday, 17th of November

Participants:
Lunkhead
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Jon Eric
Caravan Ray
jack shite
Albatross
BLT
HeuristicsInc
Roymond
Johnny Cashpoint
Spud
Hoglen and Wages


Anybody else interested? I'm thinking of just keeping it simple, people can pick whatever song they want, and if there are multiple covers of the same song, so be it. This way also anybody can join in up to the deadline. If people want to suggest other ways to organize it though I'm open to other ideas.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:51 pm

OK - I worked out what I was doing wrong

Here is a guide track:

https://soundcloud.com/caravanray/psycho

120bpm
just a basic drum and midi bass and vocal so you can work out what is happening

So - use this as a template (it will not be part of the final mix) - and give us some tracks. Drums, bass, guitars, vox whatever.

Maybe this could end up as a separate "mix fight" type thing - if we get lots of tracks and people can pick and chose what they want to use and how they use it?
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby j$ » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:02 pm

In the meantime, the mighty Sapient Network and I recorded this for Rocktober - http://www.johnnycashpoint.com/songs/snandjc_pk.mp3

Beat that (musically, at least)! I will now don my Tina hat and bring some to the all-star song fight mix.

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby sleepysilverdoor » Wed Oct 23, 2013 7:22 am

Non-committed interest...nothing but flowers could be fun.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby j$ » Wed Oct 23, 2013 4:27 pm

Oh my, I *love* that song. Was planning to do a Tom Waits take, but please do it justice, which I can't! "I wish I had a lawnmower"! ;)
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby SchlimminyCricket » Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:02 pm

I want to play.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Ross » Wed Oct 23, 2013 9:25 pm

Yeah, is it too late to join? Anyone have song suggestions for me?
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby glennny » Wed Oct 23, 2013 10:48 pm

not too late

You strike me as a Road to Nowhere kind of guy.

However a folksy Rossy "Life During Wartime" would be awesome. I would guess you'd be drawn to those lyrics.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby AJOwens » Thu Oct 24, 2013 3:04 am

Ross wrote:Yeah, is it too late to join? Anyone have song suggestions for me?


What Ross said. I have some time on my hands, having just been let go from a place where I worked for 20 years. And I've always admired the Talking Heads, although I don't really know their catalogue. So if anyone can think of a song I could cover, I'd love to give it a try.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby Caravan Ray » Thu Oct 24, 2013 6:02 am

glennny wrote:You strike me as a Road to Nowhere kind of guy.

That's a bit harsh


glennny wrote:However a folksy Rossy "Life During Wartime" would be awesome..

But that's a good idea.
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby g_rock » Thu Oct 31, 2013 7:26 am

Caravan-
I know I'm late to the party but can I throw in on your Psycho killer?

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby starfinger » Thu Oct 31, 2013 8:39 am

gonna try to do "making flippy floppy"
(or is it taken?)

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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby j$ » Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:24 am

Starfinger? YAY!
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Re: Talking Heads Coverfight 2013? (after Original Flava fig

Postby starfinger » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:15 am

J$, it all depends on whether or not I can remember how to make a song.

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