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Hornet
by Subliminal
Recommends (21)
Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 9:08 AM
 
Admiral Bob
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 9:28 AM
This is an effective mix of prog rock guitar elements, spoken narrative, ambient electronica, and just weird sounds. Nice mix.
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:13 AM
Thank you very much!
DoKashiteru
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 10:18 AM
Awesome feel to this - unusual for ccMixter, which makes it all the better! The chord progressions at first are a tiny bit repetitive, but the guitar work is stellar and the mix is very, very good. The spoken-word is processed fantastically and there’s a great vibe in that “b” section where’s it duckett speaking. Great work here - a pleasure to listen to!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:17 AM
Thanks! You’re probably right about the repetitive nature of the first part’s chord progressions. I have toned down on the delay on Duckett’s voice after FB commented on it, and I think that it turned out for the better.
spinmeister
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 12:26 PM
hell yeah!!!!!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:23 AM
:-))) According to Edwin this was the coolest comment. So also on behalf of him, thank you!
SackJo22
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 2:38 PM
I also remember King Crimson. Loved the mix — a real treat. Awesome guitar sound. Thanks!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:25 AM
And thank you for visiting and commenting. King Crimson is one of my favourites and I know that FB is also an admirer.
panu
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 2:41 PM
oh Sub, my Sub. this is outdamnstanding! for a moment i thought you’d sold your soul at the crossroads and in return were able to play like Satch & David Gilmour (with decent tone!). but you subbed that out to two great players who made the trip long ago.
REALLY liked this.
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:28 AM
Ha ha ha, selling my soul wouldn’t be enough to gain the talent these guys have (both Satch & Dave and Edwin & FB). Thank you for your kind words.
s.c.mixer
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 7:45 PM
Wow, great . And loud guitars are not generally my thing but this is a nice exception!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:30 AM
Always good to read that something one was a part of was a nice exception. Thanks!
Fireproof_Babies
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permalink   Sun, May 3, 2009 @ 9:18 PM
Thanks sub, for considering me for this song. I really like the mix. Glad you could use some of the extra weirdness I sent your way.
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:32 AM
And thank you, Joe, for helping me out once more. I love all of your contributions and your unique approach.
radiotimes
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permalink   Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 5:00 AM
Great combination of talents.

You cannot beat a loud guitar and here we are spoilt for choice.

Wonderful work!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 4, 2009 @ 11:34 AM
Thanks RT! This means a lot coming from a man with so many talents. Every now and then I need some loud guitars and thank goodness I know a couple of guys who can deliver that. So all praise to them.
Scomber
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permalink   Tue, May 5, 2009 @ 6:51 AM
This is great Sub. I like it when the word “more_” is used as a tag. You guys nailed it.
 
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permalink   Subliminal Tue, May 5, 2009 @ 10:12 AM
Thank you very much, Scomber. Just a question of teaming up with people who are more talented than I am. More guitar, less Sub, that’s my advice.
Alex
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permalink   Tue, May 5, 2009 @ 11:37 AM
I love it! Very strong piece! Special! And to be short - GREAT!
You did a great job guys Keep it up!
 
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permalink   Subliminal Wed, May 6, 2009 @ 8:41 AM
Thanks Alex, also on behalf of the other guys.
colab
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permalink   Tue, May 5, 2009 @ 11:57 AM
Talk about a split personality track for me - I the spoken word section is just about as good as anything I have heard anywhere; whereas the guitar section doesn’t work for me the same way.

But I will repeat that middle section over and over for the next little while.
 
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permalink   Subliminal Wed, May 6, 2009 @ 8:45 AM
I don’t know if I would have been so generous with a track that I only liked partially, so your thumbs up are very much appreciated. I am going to upload a sample pack (as requested by Scomber) of this remix, so maybe there is something in there for you to work with.
AT
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permalink   Sat, May 9, 2009 @ 8:35 PM
wow-this is incredible—-excellent work by the troops youve called in and expertly pulled together by you. Took me by surprise on ccM but knowing a bit about our tastes from other sites this fits you perfectly. Very very well done Sub
 
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permalink   Subliminal Sat, May 9, 2009 @ 10:04 PM
Thank you very much, AT. You know, I never could have created such a piece without the contributions of others. I guess that’s the beauty of collaborations in general and ccMixter in particular. Glad you liked it.
Scott Altham
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permalink   Sun, May 10, 2009 @ 1:53 PM
Rock-opera-tastic Sub. Nice to see your talents in a different context. I’m a fan of this pella too so that’s double to enjoyment.

Great blend of drums and synthy guitar work, very lively and full of variety (I mean who doesn’t love a good guitar solo?)…
 
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permalink   Subliminal Mon, May 11, 2009 @ 8:19 AM
Hey Scott, thanks! I am thinking about doing one or two more in this direction. There is an old song of mine that could do with a new treatment.