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I Just Wrote a Song 10 Minutes Ago

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by plangentmusic, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. plangentmusic

    plangentmusic Banned

    Jun 30, 2010
    And recorded it.

    I was reading all this talk about 2 piece bands and stoner metal bands. Didn't seem too hard, so I broke out the Rick, turned up the distortion and pressed "record."

    It may not be a masterpiece but at least it has a hook. :)

    One bass. One take. It was fun.

    Go here to the first song "You Can't Change The World." http://www.reverbnation.com/#!/nelsonmontana
  2. BritPicker


    Apr 20, 2009
    Sounds like a guitar.. not a bass. Is it?

    It sounds good as a wee demo.

    I'd like to hear more low end in there, maybe a little less fuzz or low clean tone mixed with the fuzz. With a riff like that it needs to kick you in the chest as well as the head! :D

    And turn up the vocals on the verses!. It sounds very interesting but I can't discern the words. I'd track the "Can't change the world" parts with some more vocal harmonies. That would sound awesome.

    Wish all my first takes were as competent!

  3. plangentmusic

    plangentmusic Banned

    Jun 30, 2010
    Yeah, just a Rickenbacher bass. That's the thing when you get into heavy distortion (which I normally never use). The difference between guitar and bass blurs.

    I might go back and actually try to do something with it. But it was more a statement on minimalism.

    I didn't really have lyrics for the verse. I was too lazy to write them so as an inside joke, I was reciting the words to the song "You Light Up My Life. " LOL!!!
  4. BritPicker


    Apr 20, 2009
    Wow, that heavy distortion really makes it sound like a guitar!

    That's funny about the lyrics. I write stuff in a similar way, get the hook line, then just yadda yadda the verses until I have to knuckle down and write proper words!

    Good for you making a statement anyway.

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