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2/8/2015 CliveAnders 5813 CliveAnders
4 stars [3 Votes, 4.17 Stars]
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381 Tracks Reviewed
1,270 Comments Posted
Yays: 4  Boos: 2
Critic Score 6/10
Joined: 8/9/2006
Band: Unkle Thom

Average Rating: 4 stars

balcerebon [7/16/2015 12:55:43 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
my initial thought was wtf? but this morphed into a hip little sound. . .
Cosmos (Shop Vac)
balcerebon [7/14/2013 2:51:28 AM EST]
Score: +0
sounds like something Phish would have done in their early days
balcerebon [6/27/2013 11:24:18 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 5 stars
this is trippy as hell. . .like quickly scanning through some alien band of radio, only there is a highly artistic use of randomized mixture of noises that create notes, rhythm.
This And That
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
bass seems a little too strong, needs to be put a little further back in the mix. and the guitar sounds need to be closer. is this all MIDI?
This Time Together Oh Baby It's The Nice Things
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
good guitar work, and good combo of samples. well-mixed.
balcerebon [3/9/2013 6:17:03 AM EST]
Score: +0
nothing original here either. vocals really need work. they aren't even rough enough to have any charm. the drummer is good. the guitar is all kinds of sloppy, and it's tone is in dire need of adjustment. your other song had the same problem. it's a bland distortion that leaves it all sounding like one blend of static.
the chick is pretty cute, for a red head. normally i #@&%!in hate gingers.
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
reminds me of the Residents. i like it.
I've Given Up Again-
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
bowie-like spaciness. the lyrics though, i dunno. i wanna say, "aww, boo-#@&%!ing-hoo, Russ, we've all been there," but i don't wanna be a dick about it. there needs to be more there, though.
Standing So Close
balcerebon [3/7/2013 10:21:34 PM EST]
Score: +10
Rated 2.5 stars
i don't know about this one. the ingredients are there, but something is throwing it off. it might be the "blurry" tone of the guitar. i'm not crazy about the vocals, but they work well enough.
s real
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
recording-wise, very well done. sounds very professional. the song itself is arranged well, though I don't think the vocals go well with the overall tone of the music. but well done anyway....
A country for old men
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
haven't seen anything from you in a while. . .kinda time consuming piece, takes a little too much effort from the listener, which isn't necessarily bad, just something to be considered. needs more ear grabbers. definitely needs a theremin, would be a great soundtrack piece.
Songs For You
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
i like the down-to-earth execution, or at least that sound and feel in the recording. it's a good song. not one of your best, but not a bad tune.
Bishop and Cleveland
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
not bad at all. very well done. the drums do seem a little too up front, but still sounds good. i would push them back with the rest of the instruments. good tune.
You're a Mean One Mr Grinch
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
replace the name mr grinch with my ex girlfriend's and the song would still be entirely accurate.
good cover, i like it.
The calm Before the Fall
balcerebon [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
good vocals, but the song needs a little more behind it, musically. and the resonance on the bass is a little too high (or the shelf is too low, however you want to look at it)