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Don't go Into the Forest



 Genre: Reggae

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A series of Crim - like loops on the Ovation which mutates into a reggaefied groove.
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Uploaded: Apr 25, 2011 - 07:43:31 AM
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2011 - 07:43:31 AM Last Played: Jun 17, 2019 - 10:23:47 AM
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Ovation acoustic, SX guitar and bass, kitchen knife
GB 6
sammydix said 2977 days ago (April 25th, 2011)
crim vs reggae? not that's a creative idea. just curious, graham, what parts do you play outside that loops? well put together tune.
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grah3am said 2977 days ago (April 25th, 2011)
It's all me apart from the GB reggae drum beat. I noodled around on the guitar then trimmed each loop and sequenced them. The reggae rhythm guitar is more or less live. (Only one chord!) You can hear the kitchen knife at about 2.20.
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PeterB7858 said 2976 days ago (April 25th, 2011)
Hi Graham. Nice work. This instrumental builds a nice atmosphere and holds it well for the 5 plus minutes. The recurring bass run is tasty and the guitar work is well thought out and implemented. Well done. Regards, Peter.
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grah3am said 2976 days ago (April 26th, 2011)
Thank you. I wish I had a drummer. I don't like machines much, as they make everything one - paced and plodding. Oh, and the reason why you mustn't go into the forest is the fierce chicken on the loose. You can hear it crowing at the end of the song.
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KCsGROOVE said 2976 days ago (April 26th, 2011)
cool experiment
I really like this piece!
Great vibe!
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grah3am said 2975 days ago (April 26th, 2011)
Thank you, Mr Groove. Vibes would be good too. Or a marimba. Why doesn't Apple do JamPacks anymore?
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Mosaica said 2974 days ago (April 27th, 2011)
This is really listenable and feels quite humid like a forest - can't explain why! I like the way it progresses and that guitar has a Mike Oldfield sound about it.
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grah3am said 2971 days ago (April 30th, 2011)
Me Neither
It's a working title, but as so often happens it stuck. Maybe the acoustic tangles at the beginning are metaphors for brambles or something. I don't worry about analysing these things very much. Thank you for the Oldfield ref. He's much underrated as a guitarist, I think, and any comparison is taken as a compliment.
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grahame1956 said 2966 days ago (May 5th, 2011)
Very nice
I like the building loops and then the reggae stuff coming in. The bass is very nice too.
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grah3am said 2964 days ago (May 7th, 2011)
Cool name
Thank you. It's a cheap SX fretless, but it plays well. You can't beat it for the price.
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Name: Graham Exton
Location: Bahamas
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One - time British comic strip writer, now full - time teacher in the Bahamas. I've been waiting patiently for Apple to come up with Garageband since I had to abandon my Portastudio in the UK. ... [see more]

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Reggae is a music genre developed in Jamaica. Reggae may be used in a broad sense to refer to most types of Jamaican music, including ska, rocksteady, dub, dancehall and ragga. The term may also be used to distinguish a particular style that originat

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