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Little Tiki Bar (Russo Mix)


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aclarke

 Genre: Folk-Rock

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A friend of mine recently asked if he could try to re-mix one of my songs. So I gave him the raw files of "Ballad of the Little Tiki" (http://macjams.com/song/50747)that I posted last year. I thought this would be quite the challenge for him.

About the song: My father had written the lyrics in honor of his favorite bar closing last February and had asked me to try and put his words to music. I threw it together within a few hours but never spent any time on the details. This new mix, while not complete is light years better than what I submitted last year. As many of you know, I don't really consider myself much of a guitar player, however all the guitars on the track are me (including the lame attempts at soloing). The song still needs a bass track (if anyone is interested drop me a note).
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Lyrics
Many, many words
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Plays: 101
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Uploaded: Feb 13, 2010 - 04:31:19 PM
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2010 - 04:31:19 PM Last Played: May 03, 2019 - 12:00:37 AM
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Hardware:
G&L and Ibanez electrics. Washburn accoustic. MXL Mic.. cables, picks, etc.
Software:
Garageband... I'm not sure what Aaron used... maybe Cubase or Reason.
Comments
Peter Bauckham said 3409 days ago (February 13th, 2010)
Bright!
Gosh, even to my jaded ears there is a lot of treble here. I'm sure it'll sound better balanced with bass track to give it a bit of oomph! The song however is great and soloing sounds just fine to me. I look forward to a 'final' version.

Peter
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Skean said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
I remember
This one, a very nice song of a bar loss, and your gits in there sounds great, I wish I could play half that good, vocals is just great, and yes a bass and the mission is complete.
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DarkPlanet said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
Hey A~
Always enjoyed this slice of Americana!, cool that your dad wrote the lyrics! the remix is commendable, great song!
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crissew said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
Very well done vocals
The guitar is def. needing some treble reduction on this one but the song is excellently written and sung. I would move the vocals up in the mix a bit too. That may just be because of the treble of the acoustic though.
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Mcboy said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
kool
guess the songwriting runs in the family......i'm sure drewkopr would sound great on bass..i'll send u his email...
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AllenDean said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
feel good track of the month!
loved it. i agree about the high end in the guitars, i bet if some mids were added, it would really boost those acoustics up... i would be happy to throw down some bass tracks, if'n you still need them..
Allen Dean 2010
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guygrooves said 3408 days ago (February 14th, 2010)
I'd say you're
a pretty decent guitarist. I enjoyed this one. I heard nothing that sounded "lame"
Peace
Guy
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2_Daves said 3407 days ago (February 15th, 2010)
Great voice man!
Just love this song. Good job.
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Calchas said 3386 days ago (March 8th, 2010)
I remember the original...
RE your guitar playing. GEEZ man, give yourself some credit. The playing on this track is really quite nice. Vocal is standout of course! A fun revisit...

Be well friend!
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BirdmanWayne94 said 3386 days ago (March 8th, 2010)
I remember...
... hearing the original. Great song, great storytelling, great performance... just simply GREAT!
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ste said 3345 days ago (April 18th, 2010)
good
strong melodic line. liked the guitar playing. nice tune
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Artist Info
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Name: Adam Clarke
Location: Southern Maine USA
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Sang in high school many years ago- I've been playing guitar on and off for the last twenty years and still don't know what the heck I'm doing. Don't ask me what chords, notes, or keys I'm playing in- I use the force when I play! I wrote my first two... [see more]

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Genre Info
Folk-rock is a musical genre, combining elements of folk music and rock music. In the original and narrowest sense, the term referred to a genre that arose in the United States and Canada around the mid-1960s. The sound was epitomized by tight vocal

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