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Everyone Relies on Time


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michael2

 Genre: Psychedelic

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This is a spaghetti western psych song. Much of it was improvised (towards the end), and comes precariously close to falling apart, but we held it together. Didn't dare do a second take, so I threw on some vocals, the spaghetti western guitar, acoustic guitar, and a synth overdub. The synth track on this one gets sick at parts. The Roland SH101 is a truly amazing beast. If you see one, buy it at any price. Seriously. Wish I could find a soft synth that would do this stuff.

Picture Nick Cave jamming with Pink Floyd on the set of an italian western. Like a lot of my psych songs, this one is long (about 5 mins.), but it's not a droney number. This is the last song that I recorded on pro-tools with my buddies.
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Song Stats
Hits: 3671
Comments: 11
Fans: 5
Plays: 144
Downloads: 158
Votes: 4
Uploaded: Apr 23, 2007 - 06:25:09 PM
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2007 - 06:28:54 PM Last Played: Jun 23, 2015 - 01:33:55 PM
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Hardware:
Mac G3, gretsch guitar amp (on it's last legs), cheap yamaha acoustic, fender jazz bass running through a fender twin cranked up and plugged into a small bass cabinet, harmony rocket guitar with flat wounds, fender tele, there was no fuzz used (that's how the gretsch sounds when you turn it all the way up), cheap mics and rack mount reverb.
Software:
pro-tools
Comments
cjdaley said 3773 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
fighting words ?
DO i hurt you by saying that the voice somewhat reminds me of Kid A Radiohead singing over a Comets on Fire echoplex. But down with comparisons! I like the way the songs builds up in very dramatic way. fav'd and DL'd.
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five_extra_arms said 3773 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Dirty Gretsch
I really like the way the synths splash all over the strumming guitars. Very interesting artistic choices. I bet the light show was amazing.

Your vocals are really perfectly dark and tend to drag along painfully. They seem so sad.

I like the production and the ending is really energetic and well improvised. I too have fav'd and DL'd.
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SmokeyVW said 3770 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
amazing
amazing perfect dramatic interesting artistic energetic - all at the same time. that about sums it up.

thanks!
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michael2 said 3770 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
just noticed
everyones comments. thanks so much for giving this one a chance. so glad you all liked it.
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said 3677 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
yeah!
This sounds delicious. It takes me away, on a nice, dark and halucinating trip. The percussion is very good, fits the song like a glove. Love the guitars, the synth and your voice. The synth tweaking is spacey!!! Loved the connotations I have with it, 60's (freaky) psycho movie. I want to - humbly - suggest a female version of this song, perhaps a woman with experience in her voice, u know...

Two thumbs up

Marc
michael2 said 3677 days ago (July 30th, 2007)
hey there
that's a really good idea. maybe i'll re-record it it, a cleaner version with female vocals would be pretty cool. thanks for listening to my old stuff too, very cool of you to dig into all of this stuff.
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Heightened said 3498 days ago (January 24th, 2008)
Repost this one!!!
This is an awesome song whether it was a first take or not - actually since it was your first take, it's that much more awesome!!! I love diving into your older stuff because it is so much better than a lot of the newer stuff MacJammers are putting out - myself included.
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rsorensen said 3416 days ago (April 16th, 2008)
wow
this is my kinda stuff right here. i cant believe you got that fuzz with no fuzz. amazing track. and yeah love the roland sounds.
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bud said 3324 days ago (July 16th, 2008)
I hopped in the way back machine and found this
very cool track Michael - amazing effects and Felliniisms (if that's a word). The drums are great - kind of martial and carnival at the same time and the bendy guitar is perfect. Excellent.
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MyFakeIdentity said 2753 days ago (February 7th, 2010)
yes!
I still like this. It's tremendous.
So glad you let me do a cover.
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alackbass said 1586 days ago (April 19th, 2013)
Everyone Relies on Time
Has an Abby Road vibe (She's So Heavy). Downloaded!
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Name: michael2
Location: Los Angeles Cali USA
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I'm a guy who never wanted to do anything but play music. I grew up with classic rock and prog rock before discovering punk and the new york dolls once I got to high school. As i got a little older (and less angry), I developed a love of ... [see more]

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Psychedelic music is a musical genre inspired by or attempting to replicate the mind-altering experience of drugs such as cannabis, psilocybin, mescaline, and especially LSD. It is not rigorously defined, and is sometimes interpreted to include every

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