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Maybe i covered every rock gendre here. metaphorically speaking on someones downfall via substance. so it goes.
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Dead End Street

at the end of the day comes down and it rains
the beast in me puts itself away
there are days you wish the word would go away
some days to tired i have nothing to say

chorus
and here comes the rain again
pouring its heart out on me
washed away the pain
washed out on dead end street
it's soaked on misery

some people like the rain will just wash away
some souls flee will just blow away
sometimes someone will burn and fade away
here the wind dies on dead end street

chorus
and here comes the rain again
pouring its heart out on me
washed away the pain
washed out on dead end street
it's soaked on misery
x2
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Uploaded: Apr 24, 2007 - 08:18:11 PM
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2007 - 08:18:11 PM Last Played: Jan 28, 2017 - 11:41:51 AM
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Hardware:
imac, ibanez sa electric guitar, epiphone dot guitar, ibanez ew acuostic, shure 57 mike, digitech gnx 2, ibanez tube screamer. m-audio interface and keyboard
Software:
logic express
Comments
lavalamp said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
You're a machine
Really loved the guitar break after the chorus. I think you've mixing in general down. Very pro. Also, loved the fade out at the end. Overall a very, very good tune.............you sound like Petty. Great lyrics and soul. Bravo
LL
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five_extra_arms said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
The kind of machine...
that could march through the city stomping on cars and buses.... But the children love him!

Another fantastic offering and lava, thanks for hearing Petty in his voice. I've been trying to figure who the third member of his band was for months!

This is fine rockin' Vic.

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Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
i've been wondering
who that third guy was too. is there something beyond schizo? as long as the kids like him, i'll let 'em stay!

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Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Thanks L.L.
i think i threw in everything including the kitchen sink in (not that it's a machine). but i did have to think pretty mechanical to make it work.

Thanks for listening and hanging in ther til the end. for some reason where i did that it made me think of a early Pretenders crossed with some Aerosmith. not sure why just does.

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bronco said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Rock On!
You are making some great rock records here Vic! Your arrangements are always well thought out and work magnificently! Your guitar playing is everywhere - so many different sounds. I like the way your voice just blends in with everything else to become part of the song - another instrument if you will. Overall one of your best.
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Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Thanks Tom!
i coudn't even begin to tell you how many guitar parts are throughout this. there is alot of effect sounds i created and manipulated in really time. thought i'ld keep it interesting if possible.

Thanks again, i appreciate you taking some time to listen!

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jiguma said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Outside the dodecahedron!
Vic, I really admire your ability to produce song after song with so much happening - and the fact that you seem to think so differently to most here at MJ regarding what guitars are for. These things must take you ages - they seem so well thought out. Excellent guitars, bass and drums - great production. Vocals could possibly come up a little, but not really an issue.
I like this!!
Neil
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Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Thanks Neil
like we say "you gota love logic". this one did take a bit longer to pull together. but it's a good excuse to learn more about the programs capabilities. i'm learning it as like a new instrument. i've been playing the guitar for a good 35 years, fingers may be a bit slower but you tend to know what works in tandem after a while. down side i don't practice as much as i should with the time mixing and recording. the neighbors are probably thankful for that!

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announcer said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Seems you get stronger
Vic, It seems you get stronger on every song. Some of your earlier pieces sound tentative compared to the confident feel on this piece. As always great guitar sounds and your mix is perfect here.
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Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Hey Bill, Thanks!
i'm still learning on mixing and stuff. it also helped that i got a imac a couple months ago. i also changed the way i compose songs. may take a little longer to put together, but it's all good.

Thanks for the time to listen!

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said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Snickeys
Wow wow top top notch. Blew me socks on. Some parts remind me of some radio head. What is going on right before the chorus. I thought i heard you singing but then I am not sure. Exxccellentareooooo!1
Vic Holman said 3657 days ago (April 25th, 2007)
Thanks E.B.!
yes I'm a mac addict as well. your really on about the rediohead reference. in regard the changes in one song that they go through. except i can't sing falsetto even if i wear tight underwear. that prechorus thing does have 3 voices in it but i lowered the volume on those so the weird chord progression was more predominant.

Thanks!

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guitapick said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
Kicks everything...
...AND the kitchen sink...
...very very very cool tune. Extremely well put together (makes me want to put the time into Logic Express). Great lyrics and singing.
Really impressive, Vic. Powerful...
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Vic Holman said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
Thanks Bob
..and i've got the old bathroom sink out in the garage as a back up! for a relative inexpensive program it has a lot to explore. most effects i create through the digitech gnx2. i use a pedal to manipulate effects in real time, saves on processing power as well.

Thanks for the time to listen!

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said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
BooYah!
Nice work Vic. Extrarordinary arrangement....very complex! Chorus is just ripping! As per usual I like everything about this track. Wow...just got to the solo section...LOVE the interplay between acoustic guitar, psyche-lead and bass....BRILLIANT! Ahhh....tune kicks back in and my head does a 360% turn! Thanks Vic. I'm off to see my chiropractor!

Be well!
Vic Holman said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
countless chords
don't even know the names of most. ha! this one did take a while no doubt about it. the lead part against the acoustic section was a slide through a flanger, sorry about the head snap. please be careful. i don't think there is accidental insurance coverage here.

Thank you sir!



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DeputyDoofy said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
Wow!
Did you do all parts on this? This is awesome! Your vocals have been compared to Petty in another comment and I can definitely hear that.
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Vic Holman said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
Thank You Very Much!
Yes, I do everything. i also opted to do the drums on the keyboard as well, for more of a live drummer effect. still working on that. on this one i even created a reverse cymbal for effect. i think i was the last one to hear the petty vocal thing but i'm comfortable with that. might be the vocal timbre.

Thanks for time to listen, I really appreciate it!

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said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
Swept away
very originial, so many neat changeups keeps the listener hooked and reeled in, cool mang1
Vic Holman said 3656 days ago (April 26th, 2007)
hooked and reeled
and fishing season open starts in this area, Saturday. i like to keep changing the bait throughout. mostly, so I don't get bored. i troll for ideas and pull out additional stuff from the tackle box.

Glad i reeled in you in Tom. Don't worry i'll throw you back in. it's just for the recreation.

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Scott Carmichael said 3655 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
excellent guitars Vic
and the structure really helps propell the chorus...the contrast between verse and chorus set us up well for the lift in the driving chorus... I also really dig the way you use and think about guitars... you obviously have some mileage on the fretboard... I love the disonent guitar hits right before the chorus... the guitar break right before the last chorus is done beautifully... not just great playing but also great producing(it has that finishing touch quality that puts a work over the top)... and it lets the song breath before the final attack

One little sugestion... it's not even a nit... but the second time listening, I was singing it with you ... in the chorus... the line "POURing its HEART out on ME" try singing it in a straight tripplet over that driving straight ahead feel that you've set up... it really flowed well, and created an interesting emphasis..

I don't know if you go back into things... by the looks of things, you'll be onto the next one before the weekend...

on the second listen I really got that classic vibe... i know I've said it before... but that's a great signiture(thunbprint) to have
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Vic Holman said 3655 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
Hey Scott Thanks
i spent more time than usual on this and did want to get quite a few little different ideas in so it wouldn't be too repetitive. I've got a handful of songs i will try redoing vocals on sometime when i've distanced myself. i 'll play those in the car and hearing after awhile you can realize what can change. so your ideas are a valid try. EJH has pointed out a few times as well. i'm sure i can improve on vocal melody, it will just take me some time. it's all good to hear others with there perspectives.

Thanks Again!

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dreadmon said 3655 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
Another great mind trip
You are a dangerous man - consistently creating great rock that's thoughtful, inventive, seriously interesting and hooky as hell. Your rhythmic sense is top-notch - another delightful piece, Vic.
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Vic Holman said 3655 days ago (April 27th, 2007)
Thanks Bing!
i'm not really dangerous, obsessed at times, maybe. i always liked the songs that left you guessing what would happen next. hopefully i've finally figured out how to do it on my own as well.

Thanks again Bing, really appreciate your time to tune in.

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musichead said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
fx
I love your use of fx's This song has a great vocal track!!
I hear the tube screamer!! Great mix!!
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Vic Holman said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Thank You Steve
efx, to be sure. great thing about the digital age you can create a lot of wierd stuff, most of my analog pedals are in a corner weeping. but it's there own fault for hissing at me to much.

Thanks for taking the time to listen!

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thoddi said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
classic sound
You cover a lot of my influences in this one. Beatles, Rolling Stones, Doors... really very 60's sounding.

Great guitars, and vocals.

The one thing I'm not quite sold on is the drums. They sound a bit "wimpy" for this rock'n roll style, and I would like to hear them tighter to the bass and with a more fat sound in them to suit the rest of the rocking groove.

I also think I detect a tiny tiny timing issue at some parts. Like you want them to follow your tempo on the guitars, but they kind of drag a bit...

That aside, I dig what you've have made hear. Those guitars are fab:)
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thoddi said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
drums
mmm, I must add, that I most certainly like how you have programmed the drums. The transitions and the playing style is very good. It's the issues I mentioned that is my only nit to pick:)

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Vic Holman said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Thanks Thor
a sixties revival show with my favorites as well. i spent qute a bit of time into this one. the drums i think can be done a bit differently, i agree. i wanted more of a frentic style on those. actually the drums are not programmed. i play those on the keyboard.

Thanks again Thor! always appreciate your time to listen and input.

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echoroom said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Stompin monster
This is another outstanding track Vic - you've really got a unique sound, that's been developing for a while now. This is another strong song (or the album?). Production is excellent, as we're coming to expect now, the guitar work is Holman quality, and the song is chock full o' hokks and brilliant little lines and pieces. It must take you ages to arrange this work.

Especially love the acoustic when it appears.

Do you have a day job? You must spend weeks on these tracks?!

Just excellent .

Steve
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Vic Holman said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Hey Steve!
ha! yes, i have a day job. and it's been so chaotic, this is how i decompress. this took 2 solid weeks of working on it every night.

i would tackle a section piece by piece. kinda creates a jigsaw puzzle mentallity in me.

Thanks Steve! i appreciate you taking some time to listen and comment!

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moorlandt said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
so distinctive
Vic, you slowly become one of the artists that i always fav, even before i listen to the song itself. With your distinctive style and voice, you always succeed in pulling me in completely. This song is no exception. Lots of things going on, almost chaotic at some places (but in a good way), and enjoyable from a to z. Is there a CD in the making?

Always love your artwork as well (and always forgot to mention it before!). Is that Holman art.

- Walter
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Vic Holman said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Thanks Walter
what a nice comment. i purposely wanted some choas in this. regarding the hidden message of the lyrics, it was a choatic sitution to live with.

Never have given a CD any thought. I know i have somethings to fix on some songs. I'll get around to those at some point.

The art for the most part is some retro line art that i modify in photoshop. Sometimes the art is original. I have alot of other styles in art i've done over the years. I just need to get around to getting a scanner for home.

Thanks again Walter. Your new song is purely fantastic!!!

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bud said 3654 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Hey - I'm late to the party!
My email ain't workin'. I really dig this one Vic - the sinister twisted descents are delicious and then there's a pervese uplift in the chorus. Sick - I love it. Where's you get the break from? Totally cool. You're going farther out with each new tune - and I'm hhappy to go there with you. Well done!
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Vic Holman said 3653 days ago (April 28th, 2007)
Nah, you ain't late
there's still a few cool ones in the fridge. is kinda twisted.

Thanks Bud!

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Peter Bauckham said 3648 days ago (May 4th, 2007)
Gosh...
This is such a complex number - there's so much going on - lots of twists and turns. Great mix of guitar sounds - love the solo. First-class! Peter
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Vic Holman said 3647 days ago (May 5th, 2007)
thanks peter
one of these days i'll need to simplify. for now it's fun to experiment and see where a song can go.

Thanks again for the listen!

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