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Gratiot Avenue



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Gratiot Avenue is another of the grand streets in Detroit that has fallen from grace as the city deteriorates before our countries' eyes. Skunk1 grew up in Detroit, so it particularly difficult to see what municipal financial ruin has done to that once fine city. This song is a redux of our tune Cass Corridor for the Solo-Me-O Challenge with one major change. Skunk1 added a big-ass lead guitar and Skunk2 did some amazing machete chopping of it with incredible finesse and maniacal filtering. Hats off to him for his wizardry.
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Uploaded: Sep 26, 2014 - 03:15:41 PM
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2014 - 03:17:07 PM Last Played: Jan 08, 2018 - 08:20:10 PM
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Vic Holman said 1242 days ago (September 26th, 2014)
maniacal filtering.....
.... I'll say! sure gives a great texture to the guitars in particular.
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michaeljayklein said 1242 days ago (September 27th, 2014)
What a dervish...
Deep and earthy, just how I like it..
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sammydix said 1242 days ago (September 27th, 2014)
good grief
they just keep getting better and better. love the guitars in this and how they jump and scatter. the machine won't stop.
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mystrag said 1242 days ago (September 27th, 2014)
That's some sick guitar playing and filtering. Can it get any better? Hats off to you guys.
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Daugrin said 1241 days ago (September 27th, 2014)
Detroit Depart of Redundancy
Crash them gates... lets loot and bust and burn, or something. Stay out of Palmer, they got a private police force.

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alackbass said 1240 days ago (September 28th, 2014)
Gratiot Avenue
One hell of a ride!
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PeterB7858 said 1235 days ago (October 4th, 2014)
Gratiot Avenue
Very evocative of the waste and despair that must be prevalent in the city. Got a bit of Terry Kath "Freeform Guitar" vibe from this. Funnily enough I was talking to a guy from Detroit in Cairns, in far north Queensland (Australia), just the other day and this topic came up. A wild ride. Thanks, Peter.
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bud said 1216 days ago (October 22nd, 2014)
Big ass guitar is right
this is an awesome track. The beat is tight and the bass rolls right over heavy and steady. Excellent!
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Art rock is a sub-genre of rock music that is characterized by ambitious lyrical themes and melodic or rhythmic experimentation, often extending beyond standard pop song forms and toward influences in jazz, classical, or the avant-garde. The art rock

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