Excellent lyrics!

I like the simple chord changes throughout and in the refrain.

You've posted several demos over the past year or so. Any plans on entering studio and cutting a best of?
 Nov 16, 2016, 11:36 EST
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
Aww, buddy! Thanks for listening. My next is to hire professionals for recording purposes. Sick and tired of these crocodile arms, hanging from my crocodile bones... I think I might do this one (I just wrote it last night and this morning), but what would you recommend a concept album, or just some hits from the last 12 months? Thanks again for your ears and feedback, shoham

one link kill:

flag (Nov 16, 2016, 13:56 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
flag (Nov 16, 2016, 14:40 EST)
Gremlin 
I like the idea of a concept album, even if its more an underlying music theme than more lyrical concept. Greatest hits would be probably better in terms of getting peoples interest. No one seems to care for concept albums these days, except for Mastodon fans. Ah Cohen, sad to hear he passed. He was cranking out some good stuff recently. Songs of Love and Hate was a big album for me growing up, when I didnt really know how to write songs to express my depression and self doubt. His fit the bill nicely.
flag (Nov 16, 2016, 15:19 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
I'm thinking of doing this one and Caliph of Caliphornia for starters and building from there, maybe Buskers' Song -- funny tracks.

Do we listen to depressing songs because we are sad or are we depressed because we listen to sad songs?
flag (Nov 16, 2016, 16:46 EST)
Gremlin 
Nice. Caliph was one of my favs of your recent demos (tried to cover it but couldnt get a handle on it).

I think its def the first. I would say I am "happier" now than I have been in years, and as such tend to not listen to as mopey of music as I did 5-10 yrs ago when I drank heavily. Does drinking induce the depression that in turn causes the reliance on sad music? Possibly, although I still drink red wine for health purposes and have no desire to really listen to any old Cohen records, even though I feel I should to honor his gift to the world.
flag (Nov 17, 2016, 14:58 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
Interesting. For me, I enjoy sad songs more when I am in a good mood. The they're kind of fun in a weird way, for me. Now I'm thinking of going full concept album -- very rough shot: https://www.feed-forward.net/w.6656_Wherever_super_rough
flag (Nov 17, 2016, 17:09 EST)
Gremlin 
Listening now :)
flag (Nov 18, 2016, 09:17 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
thanks man it needs work -- one thing i want to incorporate is trump's dark musical taste -- he used a lot of opera in his rallies and also a choir from 'can't always get what you want'. also he's always late -- never talked about by the lame stream media
flag (Nov 19, 2016, 09:35 EST)
Gremlin 
These are all good ideas. I can see Trump as a Bale-esque American Psycho character that only listens to tunes with 80s pastiche
flag (Nov 22, 2016, 10:50 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
That's the other thing. He's very 1986.
flag (Nov 22, 2016, 14:04 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
But, yeah, lots of corny '80's stuff.
flag (Nov 22, 2016, 16:27 EST)
Gremlin 
Happy day after Turkey day. Thanks for the purchase! Kind of interesting there was no comment though. Not worth the purchase price? haha! I wouldn't be surprised
flag (Nov 25, 2016, 11:29 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
Still 'chewing on the fat' if you will. Actually 1 AC is about 28 cents worth of displays, so I think it's worth at least that if not more. I like the effect on the guitar, for sure. I feel as if it's all coming together for you, my opinion is that you should do more vocal exercises before recording. I've been in a number of choirs over the years (not recently though) and it's a good idea -- like stretching before running -- the physics are pretty similar too. Some of the exercises are silly -- but they will help your long term vocal health, too.

Here's a set that might interest you:

flag (Nov 25, 2016, 12:57 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
TL;DR: singing is all about me me me me me me me me me -- or meme meme meme meme meme meme meme if you prefer.
flag (Nov 25, 2016, 12:59 EST)
Gremlin 
Thank you for your comments. I have actually been suffering from a persistent sinus infection/some sort of prolonged allergy attack due to the unseasonably warm weather this year. One of the reasons I have been recording demos only lately. My vocals are extra nasally and don't really want to try to record final album versions with all this sneezing and nose blowing going on. Haha I actually never stretch before running either (ran 4 miles yesterday) so it's no surprise that I dont do vocal exercises. Need to consider it though. Thank you for the youtube link Shoham
flag (Nov 26, 2016, 10:37 EST)
Gremlin 
Been compiling list of demos. Over 60 songs to whittle down. Gonna take me a bit...may never finish these damn records. lol slow and steady wins the race though ;)
flag (Nov 26, 2016, 10:52 EST)
Rex Yehudi (shoham) 
WIN THAT RACE!
flag (Nov 26, 2016, 13:05 EST)


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