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My Opioid, with Sam Dixon


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grah3am

 Genre: Reggae

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A mutant version of Sam Dixon's "Myopia". It was Sam's suggestion to do it as a separate track - previously I tacked it onto his version.
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Lyrics
My opioid is my friend, My opioid is the end
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Comments: 20
Fans: 12
Plays: 25
Downloads: 0
Votes: 0
Uploaded: Jun 30, 2018 - 08:37:00 AM
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2018 - 08:37:00 AM Last Played: Sep 05, 2018 - 03:55:51 PM
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FEEL said 86 days ago (June 30th, 2018)
Definitely a serious issue
Especially when they use to be pushed by Doctors and now the care givers don't want to prescribe them. Like the calypso style beat and the guitar noodling through out is a treat, top it off with Sam's vocals and how could you go wrong.
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grah3am said 86 days ago (June 30th, 2018)
You can't
when Mr Dixon sings, people listen. Thanks for doing just that, John.
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bud said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
great production
sounds excellent on the big system at Sunday volume with no one home. Playing and vocals are both decidedly somewhere 'else' digging a new groove there. Chronic pain has given me some experience with the subject matter.
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grah3am said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
Sam's drums, vocals and composition
I did the other bits because I was so enthused by the original. It was Sam's idea to do it as a separate tune. I'm glad you enjoyed it, Bud.
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egobandit said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
opiod
Serious bass, drums and guitar also the vocals far
away really make this a strong experience solid thumping reggae
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grah3am said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
Yes, it's solid
The bashing kick drum in the latter third is awesome. It makes it all very ominous. Thank you for taking the time to comment, Mr B.
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donalraft said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
a good response to an ongoing tragedy
good work, I need to go back to original and hear that.
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grah3am said 85 days ago (July 1st, 2018)
Yes, it's very good
This was originally a coda to Sam's "Myopia". A slip of the imagination led to this. Cheers, Charlie.
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DWL said 83 days ago (July 3rd, 2018)
Impressive
Once again, the creativity is running riot.

I really like the production and arranmgement.

You're on a roll (not opioid driven I hope)
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grah3am said 83 days ago (July 3rd, 2018)
Is Merlot an opioid?
I weeded out a lot of clutter and concentrated on the sound, as Sam's vocals and drums were already beautifully done. Mixbus did the rest (it's great for getting a warm, analogue sound.) Ta for listening, Dick.
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PeterB7858 said 83 days ago (July 3rd, 2018)
My Opioid
It it insistent and impactful. Insightful and insidious. Instantly intriguing. Great work guys. Thanks.
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grah3am said 82 days ago (July 4th, 2018)
Yes
I like how Sam's drums get more and more ominous as the song progresses. It sounds like a heartbeat, or something marching. Thanks for the kind remarks, Peter.
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Outtaorbit said 80 days ago (July 6th, 2018)
Uh -uh
Well done

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grah3am said 78 days ago (July 8th, 2018)
Ta for listening
And thanks for the compliment.
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sammydix said 79 days ago (July 7th, 2018)
I
love what you added/changed. Gives the song a whole new direction. I only wish I'd thought to ask you to contribute to the original.
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grah3am said 78 days ago (July 8th, 2018)
I sort of did
Old reggae 12" singles used to have the main song, followed by a toaster improvising stuff over a dub version. I don't know what they do nowadays. Cheers, Sam.
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Calchas said 70 days ago (July 16th, 2018)
What a trip!
Cool tune with HUGE production!

Love the overall sound and feel...

You guys rule!
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grah3am said 69 days ago (July 17th, 2018)
Cheers, Michael
The sound is partly Sam's great drum production (via Reaper)and part Mixbus's warm, analog treatment. I tracked my bits in Garageband first, as it's so simple to use.
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pharmakeus said 68 days ago (July 18th, 2018)
Great feel
Skanking all the way down the street :)
The fat bass is great with slick licks and cool feel
The whole ensemble sound is outstanding, imho
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grah3am said 66 days ago (July 20th, 2018)
It's always fun
to work with Sam, Chris. The fretless isn't really good for reggae, but I just pretended it had frets and played it thusly. Thanks for the kind remarks.
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