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#1November 20th, 2005 · 12:22 PM
4 threads / 4 songs
11 posts
Austria
Just Blues
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Score: 78.8%
Rank: 20th
Battle: 2006-03


Here's one instrumental. I didn't put drums this time, they just don't fit in this song. Maybe I'll put some voice in it, and I'm sure you'll be first to know. Put your comments and enjoy the blues.

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#2November 20th, 2005 · 03:12 PM
160 threads / 88 songs
1,666 posts
United States of America
Very nice..... I love it!!!!   Puttin this one in my Playlist....

     VERY COOL....
           Jim
#3November 21st, 2005 · 01:13 PM
29 threads / 14 songs
355 posts
Poland
Hey Johnny, wonderful composition. your guitar playing is excelent.

it's a pity, though, that the recording  needs a bit of work qualitywise - fade in and outs, some noise reduction... however, i don't think it's bad.

As for the drums,  I think they would suit just perfect in there - either jazzy (brushes), or nice accoustic blues drums, I think they could do a lot to help you build the song up, or slow it down when it's needed. well, you probably need them to make the song stucture clearer.

All in all, it's a very good job, a light composition that cries for one more listen every time it ends.

Jim
#4November 21st, 2005 · 07:46 PM
28 threads / 19 songs
175 posts
United States of America
smooth guitar work! must say the influx of blues and jazz has been good to bandamp lately!
#5November 23rd, 2005 · 12:14 PM
7 threads
104 posts
United Kingdom
laid back brushes gets my vote (as did you)
#6December 5th, 2005 · 09:04 PM
48 threads / 41 songs
144 posts
New Zealand
Ah this is so so so very cool. I want some Postishead style vocals in there. I agree with Livadream though... waaaay to short. Beautiful guitar playing though. Stunning.
#7December 5th, 2005 · 11:06 PM
17 threads / 15 songs
271 posts
United Kingdom
Very nice piece, Very good solo! a bit weird in the end over than armonizing to me.
Rhythm guitar could do a bit more.
Overall a lot of potential here.
#8December 8th, 2005 · 08:04 AM
5 threads / 5 songs
21 posts
United Kingdom
This reminded me of 'Maggot Brain' by Funkadelic at first, but as EducatedGuess suggested, I could reeeaally imagine some Portishead-style vocals in this, it would give it quite a sultry mood.  And yes, definitely too short!
#9December 8th, 2005 · 08:13 AM
7 threads / 6 songs
19 posts
India
nice!
Really nice man.. sounds like the blues got a jazz makeover  ..
#10December 12th, 2005 · 12:51 PM
31 threads / 5 songs
178 posts
Spain
Ahh, I really like bluesy jazzy guitar ballads so much - and your playing is very good indeed. I think that this could be so much more though with the right percussion, and good use of cymbals to add another dimension an dbuild parts of it up as JBP mentioned.

Check out, for example, Riviera Paradise by Stevie Ray Vaughan
#11December 12th, 2005 · 03:49 PM
29 threads / 21 songs
75 posts
United Kingdom
nice guitar playing, lovin the octaves and harmonies
#12December 12th, 2005 · 04:01 PM
118 threads / 55 songs
3,079 posts
Netherlands
I could not see why I didn't post anything to this song - as I seem to have given it a very good rating...

Now everybody else has already said what I wanted to say... Lovely jazzy chords... Soft sounding, great for listening to before a night out... Or when you come home, drifting on a cloud...

Could use drums, but not necessarily... Could use vocals, but perhaps better to keep it in this form, as it obviously inspires people right now, because it's pure and feeds the longing....

Only thing is Too Bad about the editing-ticking sounds...
#13December 13th, 2005 · 10:14 AM
1 threads / 1 songs
4 posts
Venezuela
Its a really cooool song even thou is not my fav style keep up the good work!!
#14December 13th, 2005 · 01:32 PM
37 threads / 25 songs
237 posts
United States of America
enjoyed it..... nice composition
agree with the brushed drums
#15December 22nd, 2005 · 12:35 AM
3 posts
United States of America
Very cool love the blues keep up the great work 100% from me..
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