Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

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Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Lunkhead » Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:05 pm

Porcupine
Due: Friday, 06/21/19 9:59am PDT
yourbandname_porcupine.mp3 sent to fightmaster@songfight.org
Subject: Porcupine
Body: (your band name)

Winona had a big brown beaver .......
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by ken » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 am

Is this a birthday tribute to our good friend fluffy's band fluffy porcupine?
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by fluffy » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:28 am

ken wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 am
Is this a birthday tribute to our good friend fluffy porcupine?
"fluffy porcupine" was my band name, not my me-name.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by ken » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:36 pm

fluffy wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:28 am
ken wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 am
Is this a birthday tribute to our good friend fluffy's band fluffy porcupine?
"fluffy porcupine" was my band name, not my me-name.
Edited.

Happy birthday!
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by fluffy » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:00 am

Haha, thanks, sorry to be, um, prickly.

Anyway EIEBC idea: there are three disparate species all called "porcupine," and folks are also often confused about porcupines' relation to hedgehogs (there is none). Maybe this could become a thing.

Or not. I dunno.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Lunkhead » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:24 am

Actually I got "Porcupine" from Deep Throat and it is purely a happy coincidence that DT delivered that title the day before fluffy's birthday. :)
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by jimtyrrell » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:54 am

Maybe I have a song for this? There’s an idea here; we’ll see where it takes me.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Mostess » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:13 am

Hostess Mostess is in. Lryics by my daughter. Fathers Day songwriting and recording session.

It has been a while.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Lunkhead » Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:22 am

Awesome! I also received an entry by another fighter who has been away for a few years. It's great to see folks come back after long breaks.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by jimtyrrell » Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:35 am

Very excited to hear Hostess Mostess again! I was just re-listening to the Between The Rain fight. They had one of my favorite SF tracks ever in that fight.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by the panna cotta army » Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:07 am

Lunkhead wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:22 am
Awesome! I also received an entry by another fighter who has been away for a few years.
perhaps it could be me to whom you are referring...yes, it's been a couple of years I think.
I'm in, though with a v quick write but it's good to throw my hat into the ring again. Must try to do this more!!
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by jb » Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:01 am

I have a "Porcupine".

Its lyrical approach will be mildly controversial.

Its musical approach will be YMMV.

There will be no doubt it is well made, but it won't be for everyone. Consider yourself warned.

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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by vowlvom » Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:55 am

Paco Del Stinko wrote:Celebrate with joy when I kill the tarantula
There's more than enough of me I'm substantuala
...and that's a vote from me.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by neutronflow » Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:57 pm

I've just sent in a song.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by furrypedro » Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:53 am

I'm in it, possibly not to win it.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by thirdcatmusic » Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:32 am

trying to finish mine this morning in time for the deadline
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Thanks For The Frisbee » Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:20 pm

I am in this one.
Thanks for the frisbee is on SoundCloud
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by furrypedro » Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:14 am

Thanks For The Frisbee wrote:
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:20 pm
I am in this one.
Sweeeeeeeeeet!
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by vowlvom » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:57 am

Mostess wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:13 am
Hostess Mostess is in. Lryics by my daughter. Fathers Day songwriting and recording session.

It has been a while.
Did this song go missing? Or was it posted under a different name? Why am I suddenly thinking about this now?
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Lunkhead » Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:29 am

Hm, good question. I never saw an email for that one. HM if you want to send it (again?) I'll post it.
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Mostess » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:36 am

So sorry! We had it ready to go and I just spaced and missed the deadline. I just remembered I had pimped it here so I came back to say something. I am beyond humbled that anyone noticed its absence.

I'll put it up somewhere and link to it here when I get to it...
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Re: Don't get pricked (Porcupine prefight)

Post by Mostess » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:42 am

jimtyrrell wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:35 am
Very excited to hear Hostess Mostess again! I was just re-listening to the Between The Rain fight. They had one of my favorite SF tracks ever in that fight.
Hey, that's pretty vintage. It's always fun to remember what my life was like when I recorded the oldies.

That classical guitar smashed shortly after I recorded that. I was playing a bit too excitedly and hit the headstock against the wall and the whole neck went kerplooie. It was my first guitar: had it since 2nd grade. Sniff.

I hate the amount of compression I used in that mix. But I love the chord changes in the bridge. Maybe it's time to pull a "Songs In The Attic" and redo some of the A- songs that got B- recordings!
"We don’t write songs about our own largely dull lives. We mostly rely on the time-tested gimmick of making shit up."
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