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  1. #1
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    Looking for a new style of music?

    I'm not very active here, but I've recently formed a band and I'm quite happy with it. The sound is rock/metal with hooks and keyboards. Give us a listen or 30 and if you like it, add us and tell some friends.

    www.myspace.com/disciplesofdawn

    I play lead guitar. I have the first solo in Escape, the end solo in the self titled song, and all of the leads in Deadly Crime.
    All I ever wanted anybody to say was...he was good. He could really play.

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    I'm diggin it, man! That wasn't bad!

    How was the fair gig?

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    Pretty good, man.

    You need to polish up the vocals, it sounds like it's off kety or wrong octave. Also, have songs that have different tempos, like one up-beat up and slow song, etc. you need variety. Another note, add some more songs if you don't have at least 5 songs on a demo, most people will laugh and hand it back to you.

    Sorry, I'm a hard critic, sorta kinda, but I think it's pretty good.
    Ready, Eddie!

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    Finally, some constructive responses. I've plugged us on a few different boards and most of the responses are retarded at best.

    EVH brings up some very good points and its stuff that we've considered and are trying to fix. We have tons of songs but we felt these were the ones that we were best at. We do hope to have more up eventually.

    And as far as the show, does the word clusterfuck mean anything? Don't ask.
    All I ever wanted anybody to say was...he was good. He could really play.

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Justin View Post
    Finally, some constructive responses. I've plugged us on a few different boards and most of the responses are retarded at best.

    EVH brings up some very good points and its stuff that we've considered and are trying to fix. We have tons of songs but we felt these were the ones that we were best at. We do hope to have more up eventually.

    And as far as the show, does the word clusterfuck mean anything? Don't ask.
    Not too bad.

    If your trying to win over the young crowd, try playing some 3 Doors Down (especially 'Sarah Yellin'') they freaking rock dude!!!


    "The needs of the many, outweigh the needs of the few, or the one" - Spock

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin View Post
    And as far as the show, does the word clusterfuck mean anything? Don't ask.
    Say no more, man. I've got the image.

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    Our (my band) biggest problem is choosing a setlist. We know so many good songs but we can't fit them all into one show.


    "The needs of the many, outweigh the needs of the few, or the one" - Spock

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    The vocals are a little out in places, but what I think is the real problem is the production. It sounds like they were added on as a afterthought with no production while the rest of the band sounds huge. Bring that guy up in the mix and give him a little reverb or echo, maybe a subtle flange.

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    It might be how they record it. My friend recorded the band live then added vocals, kinda like overdubbing in a way. Maybe that's how they did it.
    Ready, Eddie!

  10. #10
    I agree that the vocals need a little work...your singer's got a good voice, and I don't think the songs are in the wrong key for him. It sounds a little like he's not supporting enough, you know, with his breathing technique. Pull it up from the diaphragm, not just from the lungs, and his voice becomes stronger, he holds his own with the rest of the band better, and that slight wavering that makes him sound like he's off key will disappear.

    Your keyboard player knows how to write a good hook, without making it the focal point of the tune. And your bass player is solid support throughout.

    All around, you guys sound pretty good. Nice job.
    remember....after the fire, after all the rain
    i will be the flame.....

 

 

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