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A bit too much reality, maybe? KrispyThe Last Reality Show Expresso Stebo
Well, we'd all like to see the end of reality shows, wouldn't we? But they're cheap to make, satisfy our need for vicariousness and seeing out fellow man humilated. The presentation of this tune's a bit relentless, but that kinda fits in with my feelings about reality shows, a nightmarish quality I suppose. Again, it's all about the lyrics; word flow doesn't really come into it. I'd quite like to hear it with more of a classic sing-a-long chorus, where we can be haters altogether. Pretty sure the writer's not a fan of said shows, though his amiable delivery doesn't do it in a Punk fashion. Probably this song deserves a bit more of a review but I just squeezing a pair in (hur, hur) before I head off to my own personal reality show.
#98124 NervosaPush Myself Mid Mo Guinea Pig
Two dudes on acoustics. First thing I notice is recording quality, it sounds live, so there's flaws in the vocal quality, lead quality, no love in the recording or the mix. The song comes and goes, like open mic night at the coffee shop. This sounds like the start of a new territory for you and you're on the obstacle course before you get deployed. You're recording and writing and singing but you're not tearing off your flesh and putting it with the package. Do another one, think outside of the box and don't be afraid of different.
River of Sorrow Nervosaaloha alabama (vocals) Bankrupts
First thing jumps out to me is the lead vocals, it's drowning out the rest of the mix until the instruments become an afterthought. It has to be mixed to be considerate of everything else going on, and sounds too bass-y in my opinion. Getting the fuzz out of the vocals is a bonus too. I actually think the structuring is unique and I'm into it's sort of straight forward path it leads you down. It's mystical and I think this was on purpose and well thought out. Lyrical content is kind of cool, I might've thrown more flavor into that section. But yeah overall, I couldn't get into the core of the song without the overbearing vocals getting in the way. Wouldn't be in my playlist but I can get down with it at with my local tribesman.
In 'n Out NervosaThink You Know Best Jay & Luke
Alright, here we go, fading into some interesting parts. There's a semi-obvious FX in the vocals that I could do without, but otherwise I actually dig the vocals, there's a good sound coming out of that person and it's not uninteresting. The chord progression is thought out and mixed up a little bit, I can appreciate that. Other than that, not much I can pick up on. I wish this song was two minutes, in and out. And the drums could use some nature, they sound kind of thin. Appreciate the warm tones, I'm leaving behind the lyrics and the vocal mix.
Cerberus NervosaI & P remix Ingo Lee
Alright cool, good start. Everyone knows what's up. I think the closed hats are a bit intrusive, they grab my attention more than the vocals, which I think are too hidden in the track. More clarity there and I'm so down. The sound you're going for in the distorted guitar is a great feel to the track, I can be a part of the rebellion. Screaming lead guitar, OK. This bridge is another beast entirely, I could not have guessed the middle of the song would sound like this. I think the Space Invader sound needs some refinement, too muddy against the rhythm guitar. The bass and drums are working together and not being boring at the same time. 2nd part of the bridge, another beast on its own, I can't keep up with how many notes you're hitting with this track. But back to the verse, I'm actually kinda underwhelmed with the vocals because the instruments are killing it in between each one. Like the guitars are working so well with the drums along with whatever FX is going on and I can appreciate the collaboration so much without the vocals, I'm just not a fan of that style. But this track has schizophrenia, I really like the parts more than the whole.