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Long Way Home


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bud

 Genre: Alternative Rock

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PLAY LOUD!!! - this is mastered a little low.
An attempt to get back to basic rock after a jazz experimental excursion. Created in GB1 on the pokey G3 iBook - neccessitating 4 track style bouncedowns to avoid crashes. Can't-go-back fun like the old days. Drums looped - all else played.
Trying for a Jesus and Mary Chain vocal thing.
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Lyrics
Love is still waiting
She took the long way home
I'm gonna be there when she gets there
I'm gonna be there when she's home
Song Stats
Hits: 3494
Comments: 39
Fans: 14
Plays: 229
Downloads: 143

Uploaded: Apr 13, 2007 - 10:47:37 PM
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2007 - 03:08:57 PM Last Played: Mar 08, 2017 - 08:13:14 AM
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Hardware:
iBook G3
Ibanez bass
Danelectro guitar
Oxygen8 midi keyboard
Samson USB Mic
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Comments
Vic Holman said 3781 days ago (April 13th, 2007)
i've been expecting..
a rock tune from you after your rock project. cool psychedic drenchiness. just rolls right through@
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bud said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
You're so often the first in Vic -
you win a toaster! Actually thanks for checking in and lifting me from the void. For a return to rock this sounds pretty tame as I'm hearing it now. Hey - I just listen to the little voice in my computer.
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8piscean8 said 3781 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
Drifter
I really like how the lyrics drift to different sides of the stereo spectrum. Your Danelectro sounds pretty nice! It gives your song a nice nostalgic feel to it. Great job creating this on the G3. I don't think I would have the patience. My G4 sometimes gives me a headache so I no it must have been a b!^ch.
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bud said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
Thanks for commenting -
the drifting vocals is simply using the ambient vocals setting. The same can be achieved on any track by using tremolo and auto panning. Cheap trick - but fun. The Danalectro is really fun to play. I bought it used for $125 and fell in love.
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michael2 said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
great song bud
this is great, it's making me think of a jazzy spacemen 3. perfect piece of psych-pop.
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bud said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
I've been looking for the psych-pop
button for a while - they hide these things really well. Thanks for the SPMN3 comparison - I'm flattered.
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SmokeyVW said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
oops
sorry about that. i seem to have been speaking in riddles lately!

before 1980, there was no CNN. that time, for me, is the approximate dividing line between traditional rock, and the following explosion of musical styles that emerged afterwards.

i thought your song captured that feeling of the rock of the seventies very well.
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bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Oh -
I was trying to wrap my head around Crosby, Nash and Nash. True- CNN is a time splitter - that's when I was doing all my 4 track stuff. Funny thing is I never went midi. Well briefly with a program called EZ Viz and a Korg M1 in the early nineties.
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SmokeyVW said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
pre CNN
a nice mix of rock - plus a little electronica snuck in there - groove - flowing waters - sitting back and taking it ALL IN - this is pre-CNN dude!

thank you Bud
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bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Pre CNN?
I don't get it - what are you referring to?
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SmokeyVW said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
.
on top of that, my comment got hooked up to the previous one!
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Ed Hannifin said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
When I got my Boss BR-8...
...years ago...I loved that it was digitial, and I grew to love how I had to think in order to bounce tracks and make something with only 8 tracks...I was never THAT enamored of 4-track cassette bouncing, but bouncing when hiss didn't build up and the tracks didn't creep out of tune was neat... I think sometimes a lot of us do our best work when we're pressing up against a limitation...

I like the whole feel of this, from the bass and drum intro bit into the electric guitar stuff and then the vocals... Really simple individual bits that together add up to feeling like a full song... I like the changes in the drumming... I really like the Joy-Division-meets-surf feel of some of the guitar leads...

Heading straight for the iPod...

Ed


bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
I spent a lot of time on a
Tascam cassette 4 track - and really got into the science of the bounce. Keeping the hiss down without the dolby squash was a real challenge - but I loved the whole alchemy of 4 track composition.
GarageBand has been an amazing revelation in control and options - but there's something fun about limitations.
Thanks for your comments Ed - you're always very thoughtful and considerate.
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said 3780 days ago (April 14th, 2007)
Feel it!!
MAn right on, the changes, the vocals, the bass, guitar everything moves with a completeness. LIke the background synths and play on notes almost oriental in some parts. Then back to the basics with the driving vocals. I think this is new ground time to walk straight ahead!!!!!!!
bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Thanks Tim!
You took a direct route with "Little Fly" to great effect. Glad you enjoyed this.
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willnlf said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Thumbs up, bro...
...nice layering starting with the drums and bass. I like the minimalist lyrics and the various guitar sounds. Has a bit of the surfy, Tarantino sound track vibe. Good vocals, top notch all the way around.
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bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Nice of you to stop by -
It's a song of few words. I'm gearing up to another collab.
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jiguma said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
What's not to like?!
Excellent combination of sounds - like Ed said, love the surf music touches. The way you've mixed this seems totally appropriate (and successful) for the song - simplification can often bring out different nuances.
Very enjoyable piece of work.
Neil
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bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Thanks Neil -
Surf's up! Glad you stopped by and thanks for commenting.
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willnlf said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Collab
Which lyrics do you have in mind?
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bud said 3779 days ago (April 15th, 2007)
Honestly I'm not sure
till I get started. Maybe the zen poem - coming out of minimal lyrics. I think I'll leave the timeline blues for you to tackle as your first posting with your new guitar.
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echoroom said 3778 days ago (April 16th, 2007)
Groovy
Hey Bud - this is one groovy little mother. fantastic guitar and instrumentation, it just keeps movin' along with a great sense of rhythm. The vocals sound a bit more like Joy Division than the JAMC (god, I haven't played Psychocandy in ages), but I get what you mean - I like the panning on the vox - neat effect, without being tricksy.

Nice work, as per.

Steve
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bud said 3778 days ago (April 16th, 2007)
Glad you stopped by -
and thanks for taking the time to comment. You're right about the vocals. TJAMC were a great band - they may have had one trick - but I really liked it. Besides - how would we have gotten to My Bloody Valentine without them?
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guitapick said 3778 days ago (April 16th, 2007)
-
...really like the way the tune opens up after the first verse. Moves into a more current feel while it keeps the original theme/feel going.
Let's see...is it Blue Cheer I'm thinking of here? Not sure. Subtle shades of something I was really into...?
Nice, bud. Thanks for the moment(s).
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bud said 3778 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
I'm not sure -
what that dark break sounds like. When I added a second guitar I played the wrong chord and the sound got twisted and in one of those aha moments I went with it. Actually - this piece was originally played in a different arrangement and one of the sections was a complete afterthought. I found myself treating what I played as loops and building the song from them. Thanks for stopping by - glad you enjoyed it.
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racerat said 3778 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
BJTM
Bud,
This has kind of a funky but more modern Brian Jonestown massacre type of psychedelic vibe to it. Nice drum groove and the bass is killer. I spent about 15 years on a Yamaha 4 Track and I know your pain....and bliss.
Philip
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bud said 3778 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
Thanks for the comment -
Dig is one of my favorite films.
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smokey bacon jnr said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
Nice...
Reminded me of the Doors and the Stone Roses, and I mean that as a compliment! Very trippy. I like the off kilter chords the centre of the song, really drive it along.
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bud said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
Thanks for the compliment -
I recently heard a Stone Roses tune and was surprised how trippy it was - I wasn't a fan - but I may have to reevalute my position. Any suggestions?
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smokey bacon jnr said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
ravey
The album "The Stone Roses" is the one to get. It kickstarted the madchester rave scene in britain!

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bud said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
Thanks
I'll check it out.
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ktb said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
rock on
Controlled drive. Love the grinding riffs and infectious hooks. There's a lot of cool production things you did. Took some surprising turns. I like that.
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bud said 3777 days ago (April 17th, 2007)
OOps - I didn't mean to fave myself -
I meant to download at work and hit the wrong button. Honest.
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JOAN said 3777 days ago (April 18th, 2007)
!!!
you may love yourself..... you are excellent!!!!
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lavalamp said 3772 days ago (April 23rd, 2007)
Hey bud
Forgot to comment the other day. But, I remember this one and thought it was well-done. Nice trippy feel. Like the keyboard and guitar work. Bravo
LL
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bud said 3771 days ago (April 23rd, 2007)
Thanks for stopping by and taking
the time to comment.
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Estella said 3744 days ago (May 21st, 2007)
bud
I like this one a lot. Just letting you know I downloaded!
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bud said 3743 days ago (May 21st, 2007)
Thanks for stopping by
I'm flattered you liked it enough to download.

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Heightened said 3522 days ago (December 28th, 2007)
Love the singing and lyrics. I also love
the beat. In fact I love the who bloody thing.
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Name: Kevin Bud Jones
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Born in Philly and living in Brooklyn, NY. My home studio work predates digital and my gigging experience was mostly in the early eighties. Lately I play out from time to time with Airport Seven and try to keep up with what's going on around here. Th... [see more]

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The terms alternative rock and alternative music[1] were coined in the early 1980s to describe punk rock-inspired music genres which didn't fit into the mainstream genres of the time. At times it was used as catch-all phrase for rock music from under

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