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Like srsly, the best song you'll hear all day like*

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  • Like srsly, the best song you'll hear all day like*

    Morning my KSS minions, today I finished my masterpiece, a 10-minute half soundtrack/half song/half wtf? called "The Elephant Man".

    After starting with a dark AMBIENT CREEPY section, we move into JARRING industrial synths before a BIG ASS bassline takes over, the song starts up and moves through some melodic elements before some DISTORTED ASS vocals (ala schizoid man) take over, then IT'S ONNNNN...BIG TRIBAL DRUMS COME CRASHING IN, TO BE TAKEN OVER BY A BIG THWOMMPP BASS AND A MASSIVE PHYRIGIAN RIFF...then it all dies down, there's a nice JOHN WILLIAM'S-ESQUE bit before a big SMASHINGY PUMPKINY style end section, then THE TROMBONES COME IN! and finally, there's a piano outro...

    Who the hell WOULDN'T want to listen to it after that vibrant description? What are you waiting for?

    http://soundcloud.com/elmosexwhistle/the-elephant-man

    also, i photoshopped him wearing gay glasses, that's good for a laugh right?



    Go listen, and then report back here with any critiques or comments you have

    *Unless it isn't.

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    Definitely the best song i've heard all day, also the first.

    You do realise that you can sing Red Right Hand to the section around 3 mins.

    Sounds good and very finished, also keeps one guessing what's going to happen next.
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    <div class="message">Well, I've never seen such filth in my entire life. Disgustation!!!</div>

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    • #3
      Also, could you please tell me what that patch is that goes 'arrrrooooooo' early on? Just wondering how you got that particular sound and what on?
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      <div class="message">Well, I've never seen such filth in my entire life. Disgustation!!!</div>

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      • #4
        ok I was a bit skeptical after reading your rather dramatic descriptions of the various passages of the song. So I thought WTF I'll give it a spin, and..................DAMN!
        yo got some heavy *sh*t* goin on here.
        I'm into prog rock but enjoy all types of music and I have to say this is "most excellent!"
        Usually I can find something in forum songs that I think could be done differently, but not in this one. I enjoyed everything and can't think of one thing you could change.
        After a bit of a long intro I kept saying to myself "please add vocals please add vocals" and sure enough they came in strong and very well done.

        I'll give you 5 out of 5 stars for this song.
        Whether it'll be the best song I hear all day is still in question. I plan on listening to the new Yes cd "Fly from Here", some Dreamtheater and Explorer's Club so we'll have to wait and see on that.

        Thanks for allowing people to download this, your song is now in my computer.

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        • #5
          Hi Mr. Xander. Missed ya buddy

          Most excellent stuff, this is. Definitely the best thing I've heard in quite a while, not just today.

          Technical details, please. We await a full report before EOD.
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          • #6
            Listening now...digging it! I here some Gabriel/Genesis in there.
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            • #7
              I've never had the same song remind me of Korn (only slightly, I promise), Nine Inch Nails, and Dream Theater. That was awesome.

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              • #8
                Skeptical Puppy is skeptical...


                *listens*



                ... well ****************. NIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIICE!
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                • #9
                  this is nice!

                  >I've never had the same song remind me of Korn (only slightly, I promise), Nine Inch Nails, and Dream Theater. That was awesome.

                  That does sound awesome (and it is) apart from Korn haha - actually I think they might have been good when they started, I saw them on Beavis and Butthead and I think the boys said they "rocked".
                  http://soundcloud.com/liliththekitten

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                  • #10
                    I dug it. Being not so much into industrial type stuff didn't really dig it off the bat. But the concept/prog song lover in me made me listen to all of it. Great! I like the development and character changes within it. Many different vibes, all smoothly transitioned to. Keep it up, let us know when there's more.

                    p.s. - how long did you spend on this one?

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                    • #11
                      Splendid stuff!


                      I have only one minor niggle - in the chorus part (I guess that's a chorus), you kinda lost the punch you had in the distorted intro riff, the drums and guitars lost quite a lot of volume and/or depth. Perhaps thicken it up somehow, so it remains heavy and kickin'? Or was it intended to be the way it is?


                      Otherwise, awesome, dude!
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                      • #12
                        For some reason I was picturing something way more avant-garde or something, but I love it! EXCELLENT

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                        • #13
                          The song is well-done and has some cool sounds and excellent playing, but the style does not intersect that which I like personally. I am just not a fan of various forms of distortion applied to vocals, which is a technique used considerably on the track and in many different types and levels of distortion. My impression was NIN-style song, but I am not hearing much DT in there... maybe a little of the old Kevin Moore stuff but not much.
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                          • #14
                            Yeah I don't hear DT here either. Not even Moore. NIN, very yes.
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                            • #15
                              That wouldn't be out of place on a Mr. Bungle album.
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