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#261261 - 09/03/14 02:33 AM [User Showcase] Big Wad O Gum
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Thanks to Josie who was listening to my tracks over at Reverbnation, she reminded me of a total BIAB tune that I did which is a remix of an acoustic tune I do live. I wrote the song just because. People kept saying my tunes were dark so I figured I'd lighten it up and wrote "Big Wad o Gum"

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629 Guitar Electric Rhythm PopAmericanDirty
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406 Guitar Acoustic, Strumming
422 Guitar, Electric Soloist, Blues

Again, I sliced up the Soloist Blues Track to create a solo better suited to the feel of the tune (more space and dynamics) Created a few new chops as well smile

Enjoy!


http://www.reverbnation.com/michaelplishka/song/21656306-big-wad-o-gum

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#261272 - 09/03/14 07:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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I guess one can find inspiration for a song in anything.....

funny song and a reminder to dispose of your gum properly, and that doesn't mean spitting it out in a parking lot on a hot day.


Musically, the vocals sound really good. The tempo seems a bit too fast for the guitar solo style that you used.

Slow it down, change the style to blues and sing about that nasty wad stuck to your foot.....
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#261279 - 09/03/14 08:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Another universal subject. who hasn't stepped on a piece of discarded gun?

Good song, performance and production

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#261281 - 09/03/14 09:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Funny write!

A good vocal and good overall mix with a bunch of good solo licks throughout.

fj

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#261292 - 09/03/14 11:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Nobody can call this one dark! Funny tune. Great job on the guitar editing. Good track all around! Take care. Greg

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#261301 - 09/03/14 02:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Mike, a big wad of "that was really good" from me!
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#261310 - 09/03/14 03:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Funny and clever. Good job on the splicing. I know how tedious that it is. Often takes me parts of 12-15 regens to get it "right."

The vocal really works and is well featured on the tune. I can hear it wafting through the air in a Wally Mart parking lot. smile
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#261326 - 09/03/14 09:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Thanks for the thoughts!

I laughed when I first read your post. This tune IS slowed down ;-D But, your point is well taken.

Thanks again for the input!

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#261327 - 09/03/14 09:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Thanks Charlie!! Appreciate the time you took to listen!

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#261328 - 09/03/14 09:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: floyd jane]
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Thanks fj! Appreciate the kind words!

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#261329 - 09/03/14 09:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Hi Greg! Interesting story: One time after a gig, while breaking down, a gentleman came up to me and began to praise "Big Wad O Gum" as a profound, deep song, and how it meant so much to him. He was serious as well. He was talking about symbolism and more. Not dark, but, definitely something more than what I intended. ;-)

Appreciate the thoughts!

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#261330 - 09/03/14 10:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: MarioD]
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Thanks MarioD! Glad you enjoyed it!

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#261331 - 09/03/14 10:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: Janice & Bud]
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JandB, thanks for commenting and kudos to you fellow splicer!!

Appreciate the kind words!

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#261353 - 09/04/14 02:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Sounds like something Talking Heads would do and even the vocals are in a similar style. I enjoyed that.
good fun song,

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#261415 - 09/04/14 10:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: gibson]
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Hi Alyn, thanks for the kudos. You're right about the Talking Heads! Does have that sound.
Thanks again for listening!

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#261420 - 09/05/14 02:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Hey Mike,

Is there anyone who can't relate to this? I doubt it! Funny and entertaining. That bass line just kept driving this one home! Nicer work!!!!

Alan
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#261500 - 09/05/14 09:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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PLish,
Great song! I was laughing and smiling. Thanks I needed that.
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#261515 - 09/05/14 11:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: Al-David]
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Hi Alan, thanks for listening and thanks for the kudos!! Keep rocking!

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#261517 - 09/05/14 11:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: SpaceDog]
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Hi SD! Thanks for listening and thanks for the kudos! Glad you enjoyed it and profoundly touched that it was timely for you today!!

All the best always!

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#261528 - 09/06/14 02:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Big Wad O Gum [Re: plish]
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Hilarious work, nice job piecing the solo together, fits perfect, nice vocal performance; thanks for sharing!
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