Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 17

Thread: "Ordinary" - an album worth posting about

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Narf City, USA
    Posts
    3,012
    Thanks
    498
    Thanked 153 Times in 142 Posts
    Rep Power
    3962596

    "Ordinary" - an album worth posting about

    Sign in to disable this ad
    As I eluded to in another thread, here's the official post regarding my recently released, self produced album "Ordinary" [under the band/project name of The Boogeymen].

    3/of the last 4 of my albums have been concept based, but the genres of music used to tell the story vary greatly. I would classify this as alternative or progressive, although there's elements of folk, metal, and techno in here. I write with the music being the backbone, and vocals are merely added to deliver a message or add something nominal to the overall composition. Don't look here if you expect earth shattering vocals.

    Here's some links to enjoy for free, or kick a brother a few bucks if you decide to buy a digital download and/or CD. The album is on iTunes and Amazon, but it's cheaper to buy the download from Bandcamp (and also comes in superior FLAC format if you desire).

    Bandcamp (free listen, digital download): https://theboogeymen.bandcamp.com/album/ordinary

    Kunaki (CD): http://www.kunaki.com/sales.asp?PID=PX00ZLHX1M&pp=1

    First review of the album on prog-sphere (hopefully more to come): The Boogeymen - Ordinary - Prog Sphere


    I made some simple videos for two tracks, "Derp" being the funnier and more involved of the two:

    The Boogeymen
    www.the-boogeymen.com

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Narf City, USA
    Posts
    3,012
    Thanks
    498
    Thanked 153 Times in 142 Posts
    Rep Power
    3962596
    Second video:

    The Boogeymen
    www.the-boogeymen.com

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    the eye of satan's butthole
    Posts
    36,068
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 557 Times in 500 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Cool, good luck with it.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    denIOWA
    Posts
    662
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Rep Power
    3796540
    Its hard to get past the vocals , or talking ? I am not trying to be a dick but I was loving the music but I couldn't keep listening , music and creativity like this shouldn't have a vocal that comes off as a second thought , you could do better .

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Narf City, USA
    Posts
    3,012
    Thanks
    498
    Thanked 153 Times in 142 Posts
    Rep Power
    3962596
    Quote Originally Posted by dreib View Post
    Its hard to get past the vocals , or talking(?) ... music and creativity like this shouldn't have a vocal that comes off as a second thought...
    I removed the dickish parts from your feedback for you .

    Obviously an accomplished vocalist would improve things to some degree. I'll probably get better in time regardless. The reality is - it's impossible to find good vocalists to perform alt rock with zero chance at any mainstream success. I'm not doing this to sell records, it's for the few who don't find vocals always need to be the center of the composition. I listen to a lot of Rush, that's a love/hate thing (not that I can carry a tune nearly as well as Ged). It's all relative, there's stuff on the radio so badly autotuned it hurts my ears. But I can't reach them on a forum to tell them how much it sucks.

    Promise has a friend singing fwiw. Too bad you couldn't make it to track 3.
    The Boogeymen
    www.the-boogeymen.com

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    denIOWA
    Posts
    662
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Rep Power
    3796540
    I think YOU could do better.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2002
    Location
    Narf City, USA
    Posts
    3,012
    Thanks
    498
    Thanked 153 Times in 142 Posts
    Rep Power
    3962596
    Quote Originally Posted by dreib View Post
    I think YOU could do better.
    I probably can!

    The next album is already in the planning stages, and I have a nicer Rode mic on the truck for delivery and intended to spend a little more time rehearsing and working out vocal parts. Again, back to things being relative, what I produce now is much more pleasing than what I've done in the past (I know you're thinking "yikes" ). It's all progressing in the right direction. Not everyone dislikes the vocals, but it's no secret they're the weakest part of the songs. Hence my disclaimer in the first post.
    The Boogeymen
    www.the-boogeymen.com

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    6,778
    Thanks
    316
    Thanked 491 Times in 456 Posts
    Rep Power
    13192551
    I didn't have issues with the vocals. They were what they were. Only comment was, on the second vid, bass was pretty up there, but it sounded like what is currently being played, so while it is not my thing, sounded correct. It pulsed, it pushed my sub, but didn't have any harsh rumble.

    It all seemed to have been mixed well.
    DM60 Tunes: The Collection

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    4,298
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 149 Times in 139 Posts
    Rep Power
    21474851
    Damn, is this the new clinic or something?

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    Posts
    6,778
    Thanks
    316
    Thanked 491 Times in 456 Posts
    Rep Power
    13192551
    My fault, I didn't notice the title where it was posted.
    DM60 Tunes: The Collection

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. First mix with the new toys and tools - "Ordinary"
    By Pinky in forum MP3 Mixing Clinic
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 01-15-2014, 04:08
  2. Original Song Called "Ordinary"
    By lga5824 in forum MP3 Mixing Clinic
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 01-20-2009, 09:35
  3. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 12-29-2006, 18:27

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •