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The Streets Dissolved


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grah3am

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An attempt to recreate the sense of trepidation you feel when a hurricane is tearing the place apart. (In this case it was Rita, just as it changed from a tropical storm to a hurricane.)

The rumblings and the rain are both genuine Rita.

And the sand road next to our house did dissolve.
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Uploaded: Oct 23, 2005 - 03:18:20 PM
Last Updated: Oct 31, 2005 - 06:16:11 AM Last Played: Nov 15, 2016 - 02:54:39 PM
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Morning Light said 4412 days ago (October 24th, 2005)
wow!
thanks for letting us in on the experience.... the Rita sounds are very
clarifying, the guitar sounds like palm trees in the wind.
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grah3am said 4412 days ago (October 24th, 2005)
wow!
Thanks for listening. Interesting comment re the slide. It seemed appropriate, though I wonder if I should mix it down a bit.

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screaming.org said 4411 days ago (October 24th, 2005)
scary line
"the streets dissolved"...that's a frightening thought...probably
because roads seem so permanent.

At first I was thinking that there was too much water in the
mix, but sheesh it's a hurricane!

The breakdown in the middle where the guitar riff appears in
isolation sets up the second half of the track nicely. I like the
techno element, which normally isn't my cup o' tea. Nice song.
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fairy beth said 4410 days ago (October 25th, 2005)
wow
impressive. really nice melody. must have been a scary experience...so
cool that you put ur experience into this song.
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obbster said 4410 days ago (October 25th, 2005)
great track
this is really cool. Great melody and riffs.
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grah3am said 4409 days ago (October 27th, 2005)
Thanks
I tried hard to put non - wanky lyrics in this, as the tune itself is rather melodramatic. Hurricanes put you in that frame of mind.

I must say that we got off lightly, with lots of trees coming down, one narrowly missing our house, the roads getting messed up by the storm surge, and everyone's roof losing shingles.

But no one was hurt. Other places did not fare so well, so contribute to the various funds if you have not already done so.

Musically, electronica is not really my thing, either. I was thinking New Order when I recorded this.

More when our phone line is repaired!

Graham
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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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Electronic dance music is a broad set of percussive music genres that largely inherit from 1970s disco music and, to some extent, the experimental pop music of Kraftwerk. Such music was originally borne of and popularized via regional nightclub scene

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