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Reviews for "Day at the Circus"

Day at the Circus
by radiotimes
Recommends (6)
Thu, Jan 10, 2008 @ 12:04 AM

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gurdonark
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permalink   Thu, Jan 10, 2008 @ 4:23 AM
The jaunty circus melody works because you don’t make it too over-done. I like each boing, rubber-band-stretch and tinkertoy bit of the sound.

You blend the vocals in well with the melody. This could all sound just silly, but it instead works very well because you have a light touch with the mix.

The section with “blessed are the greedy” doesn’t work as well, because the vocals and the melody fit less well there, pitch-wise.

This is a really inventive mix.
 
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permalink   radiotimes Thu, Jan 10, 2008 @ 5:16 AM
Thanks for the comments much appreciated.

Your right the vox do stray away from the melody but I found that when I corrected them too much it made the whole thing too sterile and took away from the intended effect I wanted. It was the craziness of snowflakes vox that attracted me but maybe just a little more pitch correction would have been in ordewr.

Still it was just a bit of fun and I’m glad you liked it.
 
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permalink   radiotimes Thu, Jan 10, 2008 @ 5:20 AM
Not sure how this thumbs up got here. Seems to appear on a lot of my comments without me putting it there!!
ditto ditto
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permalink   Thu, Jan 10, 2008 @ 9:35 PM
Fantastic…! Excellent work..! and this girl has really an incredible voice. One more time, after the remix of Fourstone, i really hear something of Italian in her flow, and your work confirm this sensation. Remember me this Italian pop of the 70’s. Great work..!!
duckett
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permalink   Fri, Jan 11, 2008 @ 4:08 AM
I could easily picture Roger Waters busting a gut at this one… whew! The sheer pointed boinginess of it…Acrid is the flavor of Radiotimes’ take on current American politics… Zippy’s got my vote again this election year.
oldDog
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permalink   Sat, Jan 12, 2008 @ 3:11 AM
This cheered me up!
I had wondered about using the pella but couldn’t figure out what to do with it - this is the answer :)
Anchor
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permalink   Sun, Jan 13, 2008 @ 1:15 PM
imagination and innovation are at a premium in todays world…you seem to have a lions share. This was quirky, fun and the tongue-in-cheek aspects grace the carnivalesque embellishments.
bento box
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permalink   Fri, Jan 25, 2008 @ 2:47 PM
It’s like some bizarre Tom Waits song, and that is saying a lot.
I love it!
Droid
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permalink   Sun, Jun 22, 2008 @ 1:01 PM
very happy:)