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Xiangqi
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Postby Xiangqi; Sat Apr 21, 2012 1:31 am 100BPM: Ouroboros (re-done guitar, vocals)

i'm making another album - epitaph - by re-doing (new parts, new mixes) favorites from the past. this is the same drum track from before, with different guitar and vocals.

Ouroboros
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seismic1
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Postby seismic1; Sat Apr 21, 2012 5:57 am

Nice work, mrblitz. I'm going from memory here, but I think it's cleaner than I remember :? I still like that 'tron :)
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Laguna Rising
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Postby Laguna Rising; Sat Apr 21, 2012 6:36 am

Same here, I remember it for being hazy, this one sounds better iIrc
:tu:

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Postby Laguna Rising; Sun Apr 22, 2012 1:33 am

To be sure I checked out the version still on-line at : http://archive.org/details/StardustTunes

Slightly different...
The vocals are much clearer on this one though (imo)

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Postby Xiangqi; Sun Apr 22, 2012 3:13 am

thanks for the comments!

this version has the original lyrics, which are without the 'waste case situation (scenario)' lines. the closing verses were moved 'up', so the guitar solo could get its own 'time slot', without the outgoing verses being sung alongside. you can definitely hear the guitar 'crank up' a bit when the vocals are 'done'. it's because the vocals were causing the guitar to duck.

i didn't 'totally nail' the guitar part, but figured it was a good representation of how it would play out in a typical 'live' situation - warts and all.

is the 'bass line' here too loud? does it have any 'punch' whatsoever?

in this mix, the snare should be 'fuller', as a cut on the drum track at 200hz on the previous version(s) was removed.
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seismic1
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Postby seismic1; Sun Apr 22, 2012 4:41 am

Yes, the snare and vocals on the new version are much better. I don't think the bass is too loud.
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Postby macmurphy; Sun Apr 22, 2012 7:11 am

excellent. there's much more clarity and presence overall.
'nailed' or not, the guitar part is great :tu:

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Postby Laguna Rising; Sun Apr 22, 2012 9:54 am

Bass is OK imo

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