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This is a song from my band "Theoball", a band that was started by my good friend Angelo. We have recorded it while rehearsing, and done some overdubs afterwords. The quality is not the best, but after some processing, we are very satisfied with the result. The song is written by angelo. I play a acoustic guitar and do the lead vocal. Angelo plays electric, Stig plays the bass, and Fredrik plays Drums.
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Uploaded: Feb 03, 2008 - 10:48:51 AM
Last Updated: Feb 03, 2008 - 11:01:55 AM Last Played: Jan 29, 2017 - 04:16:07 AM
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Ed Hannifin said 3550 days ago (February 3rd, 2008)
Pretty much defines 'rough energy'...
...and it has some really neat qualities...

There's no question that it's a rough recording, but the song itself sounds cool, and there are great moments all through it. Your vocal is good, and more 'rock' than folk this time around. The lead, and what seems to be harmonized lead playing is good... The players all seem to be in time and in tune...

I'd love to be able to have the lyrics written down here. It seems like a strong song, with some flavor of Jakob Dylan to it. I like the part where it cuts back to acoustic guitar and kick drum... The chorus is excellent...

With a good recording and a decent mix, this'll be your first hit single...

Ed

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Feter said 3550 days ago (February 3rd, 2008)
Working on my skills
what a tight band my friend !! loved the singing
and all ..Rock on !!!!
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rsorensen said 3549 days ago (February 3rd, 2008)
good song
I actually like the lo-fi quality of this. The breaks are cool and you've got yourself a catchy chorus. Nice job.
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bronco said 3549 days ago (February 3rd, 2008)
Wow!
The enigmatic Selters as a hard rocker! Very cool! Maybe not hard rock but more Beatles. It rocks but has a nice vocal and melody also. You know I like it rough so I have no problems with this recording or mix. Sounds energetic, fun and as real as it gets!
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ajnorth said 3549 days ago (February 4th, 2008)
What a catchy song!
Like it a lot, I'd really like to hear a full 'studio' recording of this, although its still very listenable. Good job guys.
Adam
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cjdaley said 3548 days ago (February 5th, 2008)
great song
Really takes you along. I'd be curious to hear this "produced".
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cjdaley said 3544 days ago (February 9th, 2008)
I hear a bit
of the pixies in the chord sequence. which is meant as a compliment.
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jiguma said 3547 days ago (February 6th, 2008)
Good song Magnus & co!
A "rough diamond" as they say. Everything seems really good to me, but the recording is probably the weak link. I really like your voice in this context Magnus - it seems to suit you better than the folkier songs you normally do. Love the chord changes and the interesting melody.

This is a really cool song - kudos!!
Neil
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SystematicFailure said 3544 days ago (February 9th, 2008)
really cool
keep it the way it is, it comes off as confident and honest!
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Estella said 3538 days ago (February 15th, 2008)
Great!
It has great energy, and the "live" recording is charming.

I think the energy comes from the rhythmic electric guitar line, but that bass, too. I think it's a good line, and if you do decide to do a more studio-ish recording of it, I'd bring the bass up a little. Your voice is endearing as always.
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tim grant said 3532 days ago (February 21st, 2008)
sweet
I love it. great beat and the production is perfect for this song. raw!!! Just the way I like it.
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massa said 3514 days ago (March 10th, 2008)
Great band!
Nice song! Tight band! The recording quality is great so. The band still exists??? It should! Very catchy tune!
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screamalexz said 3503 days ago (March 21st, 2008)
edgey
i think i like this one the most because of the live feel to it. i like the edge it being live gives it. reminds me of when i used to go to local shows every weekend
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kay350gt said 3485 days ago (April 8th, 2008)
Working on my Skill
Band has a very fluid movement. Every instrument follows through in perfect harmony which is exactally how alternative rock should sound! Im lovin' it!
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duhdewd said 3468 days ago (April 25th, 2008)
Nice'n'raw
I love how the sound builds from the low fi guitar at the beginning to the panned guitars at the end. The vocal melody is great too really sticks in your head. Mikey likes it!
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