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Reviews for "Anchor's Lament"

Anchor's Lament
by MC Jack in the Box
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Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 12:26 AM

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Mana Junkie
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permalink   Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 4:30 AM
It’s got the swamp mix feeling to it. I dig it. As a fan of Anchor’s I think you’ve done his vocals justice with this composition.
Anchor
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permalink   Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 4:43 AM
I love your guitar playing MCJ -I sound like the ghost of a old singer from a village surrounded by fog of strange inbreeders - all albinos - all with a secret.
 
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permalink   MC Jack in the Box Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 10:33 AM
thanks anchor, but it’s actually HC-7 playing guitar on this. but thanks!
duckett
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permalink   Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 9:09 PM
Nice tension created by where you sat Anchor against everything else; certainly Halloweeny :-) I was thinking maybe the drums/percussion could’ve swelled to a more up-front position in the mix occasionally, but that’s just me getting pointlessly nitpicky with a fun holiday remix. For some reason, this makes me yearn for a David Yow/Anchor duet…
 
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permalink   MC Jack in the Box Wed, Oct 29, 2008 @ 9:41 PM
you know, it’s funny you mention the beats since originally, i wasn’t going to even have any. after listening to it countless times, it just seemed like the guitar riff could pretty much cover the backing i was going for (with the incidental stuff of course) but i thought dynamically it needed something to break it up a bit. but i really struggled to find a beat i liked, which is why i kind of played it down and only brought it in for the second half. thanks duckett.