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Taproot | The Episodes

Taproot OG.

They came out with a new CD today and everybody should at least check  out the groovy A Kiss From The Sky. Apparently this is a “Concept Album” and after listening to the CD twice I completely didn’t catch it was a concept album.

I have no plans to give any explanation to the above image.

This Happened Today

Wu-Tang was so cool even their clean edits were tight….

Fat Chino

Recent discussions brought up the fact that Chino from the Deftones used to be larger.

This is a screen capture from their video Hole In The Earth.

Ladies, keep this in mind when watching all their new videos where he looks rather handsome.

The Definition of Retribution

In Flames and Trivium co-headling. Pure retribution after “The Tragedy of Mayhem Fest“. Couldn’t be more excited to see In Flames in a small venue. This will be a glorious day…

Edit: Dude…

CD’s Are Still Cool

Random stop at Vertigo Music and found a practically flawless digipak release of Thrice – The Artist in the Ambulance. Had no idea this release even existed and only $6.35. CDs are still cool.

Mayhem Festival 2011

$219 dollars in tickets. $91.95 in Ticketmaster charges. To boot a Geico and emusic advertisement in the mailer. Regardless of my burning displeasure with Ticketmaster the show should be great and I’m looking forward to it.

VANLANDW – Relentless.mp3

This wasn’t a fight I wanted but when tasked there was nothing left to do but respond. Back in December vanberge murdered me on wax. He battle rap’d my ass and took the world by storm leaving me bruised and beaten.

Now is the time for me to rise to my feet. I’ve wiped the spit from my face and wiped the tears from my eyes.

This weekend I teased the release of my response and now I’m ready to take the world by storm. The name of the song is Relentless. When getting my flows down the title felt fitting and randomly sprung into mind. The song wanted to be a heavy and verbal hip song song but comes with vocal surprises.

Overall I’m happy with the project and in the future might be worth revisiting. Being able to dig into small scale audio production was interesting and something new for me. The extent of audio work I’ve done previously was just cutting and making clips so taking an instrumental and building something classified as a ‘song’ is something I’m rather proud of.

Production wise clearly I would classify this as a “demo”. Vocal quality leaves much to be desired and for anybody interested in doing any recording DO NOT plan on making anything good on a Rock Band USB mike. Much of what the final product became was due to needing the vocals to be clean thus some manipulation was used. Originally I wanted to make a much more organic song but after hearing the quality of the mike things went in another direction.

For now I’m going to be controlling the release and if it feels necessary I’ll post direct links here but I doubt it. For now please email me and I’ll send links but really don’t hesitate to pass it around. Right now I have the the finalized track, instrumental, sound effects, and the Garageband 08 project files online and available to send download links to anybody interested.

For round one vanlandw vs vanberge clearly it’s up to the public to declare a winner but in all honesty there is no way I’m not #1