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Calling Captain Obvious


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freefalleffect

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This is the title track from our record which you can find everywhere.... I am not sure what genre to put this in.... but folks tell me they really enjoy the ride so I'll just have to take their word for it....

Kevin Reeves - Vocals and Organ
Joel Gragg - Lead and Noise Guitars
Ian Baird - Drums, Bass, Rhythm and Noise guitars

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Lyrics
Kevin sang these loud and clear so you'll get 'em....
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Hits: 3017
Comments: 12
Fans: 10
Plays: 68
Downloads: 108
Votes: 6
Uploaded: Aug 07, 2008 - 11:02:32 PM
Last Updated: Aug 07, 2008 - 11:02:32 PM Last Played: Mar 25, 2017 - 05:38:41 AM
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slingerland drums, rogers snare, zildjian and ufip cymbals, 50 watt Big D, 4x12, fender bass and guitar, yamaha motif, digi001, voice
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Comments
yrp said 3215 days ago (August 7th, 2008)
I am
3 minutes into the track.So far, a very solid effort!
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yrp said 3215 days ago (August 7th, 2008)
Expectation confirmed
First Class song!
More than everything, I enjoyed the vocals and, of course, organ work.Which one is that?

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freefalleffect said 3215 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
it's the
keyboard/organ that you here....it was ran through distortion and the Big D for some nice tubeness
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TobinMueller said 3214 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
Watchman
Totally cool track. Kind of a post-funk Chili Peppers prog psychedelic feel that is so diggable. Kind of roomy sound , tho, as if it was recorded in a smallish room (in my studio speakers), which kind of adds to the claustrophobic feel of the concept, yet kind of sounds less present than your previous album. Doing something different? Also, consider a lead solo instrument in the instrumental section, as the world is ending, cuz it sounded (in my ears) like this is where the photo collage happens in the music video - but no video. (I also imagined a collage of sound effects, like radio noises, clips, etc. But I'd prefer a lead, at least in the beginning, that could blend into the chaos towards the end.)

Could be a song in the upcoming Watchman film.
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magnatone said 3214 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
Captain Obvious
very cool music - yes, Chili Peppers feel, although I also went all the way back to Magical Mystery Tour - I know, a stretch - but still......
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E-Frame Wrecker said 3214 days ago (August 8th, 2008)
Nice
Hmm... I don't hear the Red Hots. This a good song. Has a lot of intense energy. I think it would sound great live. its a great songs that has a little progressive rock element and a contemporary vibe as well. Very unique. I'll check the myspace page too.
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12parsecs said 3213 days ago (August 9th, 2008)
ian's mission
ian's secret mission, i think, is to someday be in every band, everywhere! great job on your parts, ian! same with all the guitars, actually. the organ player did some really cool stuff - made this track stand out from the norm. although, this sounds like it was through a leslie - which could easily be mic'd to sound at least a little more stereo... just a taste thing, though. and (again with the taste) the organist did some pentatonic minor 'noodling' (for lack of a better term) in the verse that i didn't particularly care for. meh, but i'm pretty strange.

new paragraph for the vocals. i totally dig the sound of this guy's voice! don't know who to compare him to... and don't care to. he is what he is. whole track is cool. (i know, 'thanks, captain obvious' :)
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Feter said 3213 days ago (August 9th, 2008)
Calling Captain Obvious
MAN ..what a trippy rockin colab is this ...SUPERB !!
the singing the keys and the bass the guitar ...ELP ?
progressive rock at the core my friend ..what a great
work ..YOU ROCK !!!!!!
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jiguma said 3213 days ago (August 9th, 2008)
Very cool
I'm a sucker for a Hammond sound, and you just don't hear enough of that these days. I hear Beatles as much as anything here. Love the funk feel as well. There's something in the mix that's not quite what I want to hear, but I can't put my finger on what it is. Maybe it's the keyboard in the middle, maybe the big spread - who knows.

The drums are amazingly good, and I like the vocals too. Bass seems strangely undefined on phones - maybe a little more crispness would help.

A really good post despite my uncertain nits.

Neil
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rover101 said 3213 days ago (August 10th, 2008)
nice
nice
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dlb said 3212 days ago (August 10th, 2008)
Nice
Cool rockin tune like it!
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Lightman- said 3212 days ago (August 10th, 2008)
Great
Cool drums... And great guitar sounds.... Great, great rhythm in the instruments....
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caroline said 3212 days ago (August 10th, 2008)
you do this so well!!
yes - i too was off on a magical mystery tour - in fact i leapt out of my chair and went to mow the lawn!! thank you - great song writing, performance and production xox
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lengold said 3179 days ago (September 12th, 2008)
Good as
it gets.
Cheers
Len


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The Freefall effect is a new project from the duo of Kevin Reeves and Ian Baird. In short it is rock that comes from and goes to many places all at once....Influenced by the likes of Deep Purple, Army Of Anyone and all things rock and all the places ... [see more]

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