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Old 04-26-2017, 04:07 AM
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Jamming with some peeps in Bristol. Not sure given the state of the site whether these links will work but you never know. Met these two last night. Guy plays a range of instruments, beatbox's, samples and loops to make a beat and then the singer and I improvised.. good fun.


https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1...VhxYlpZaE9lQmc

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1...V9iclpWNW1uaUU

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OK -- I'm digging these.

On the first one -- the flute and singing sound really good. Is the singing sampled? The beats sound a little off and could use some variation -- they sort of sound like someone beatboxing. The rapping is also a bit lacking in variation on your intonation. Overall, it's a bit long. Maybe employ some less is more on this -- I started to lose interest.

Second one -- love the accordion. Singing sounds great. Same deal with the first one -- too long, in my opinion, without enough variation.

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Thanks man.

In defence of the long thing, this was literally three people who met about half hour before this was recorded, in a freight container on a trading estate, smoking weed and making noise. We weren't really trying to make songs, and it's just recorded with a mic in the middle of the room there's no mix or anything.

The Sun goes Down one went on for 20 mins but I cut it down -- and it was beat boxing, no programmed beat or drums.

We'll do some street performances for fun which can just run on... but will snip it down for actual gigs.
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Oh, okay. But for all I knew, you might have thought every second was golden. Just thought I'd mention it...

That's good beatboxing -- they actually have a VST that simulates beatboxing -- kind of defeats the purpose. I was on a music forum and someone asked if there was a good VST for tambourine. OR, you could just get a tambourine -- and try to master it...

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Never really thought about using google drive to post music -- thought I'd give it a shot:

Here are a couple of my tunes, if you're interested.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4...E5TVk5ZMWlNaWc

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