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7/7/2007

justin potts - Justin Potts makes songs and pictures in Portland, Oregon.  
floodgate seasons
Weighted Rating: [6 Votes, 3.71 Stars]
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Liner Notes
partialreptile [7/8/2007 12:52:59 PM EST]
Score: +0
Ah naff off, it was 4.30 in the morning, what do you want? Now if you'll excuse me, I have to go listen to some music that’s quite popular with a sibling of mine’s daughter. See, I meant to say niece market, emmm, LOOK OVER THERE!
Yes, yes I know there's others, that was the only one I could think of anything to get out of it, I'm cutting my looses and running. God Buy (get it?)
captain bringdown [7/8/2007 2:18:31 AM EST]
Score: +0
I'll get you for that, hairsplitting, out-of-tune-singing, Elliott Smith wannabe!
wayne monges [7/8/2007 2:14:49 AM EST]
Score: +0
Ha ha, Captain Bringdown messed up. (He thinks he's Mr Perfect). The word is "disorienting"
wayne monges [7/8/2007 2:13:13 AM EST]
Score: +0
Wow! Intro timing is just disorenting, but strangely seductive. Not the next widely accepted hit methinks, but I'd like to consider myself part of whatever niche market latches on. Very memorable and an enjoyable, although slightly dazing listen.
(Translation provided by Captain Bringdown).
partialreptile [7/7/2007 7:56:55 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
Wow! Intro timing is just disorientating, but strangely seductive. Not the next widely excepted hit me thinks, but I’d like to consider myself part of whatever niece market latches on. Very memorable and an enjoyable, although slightly dazing listen. Nice work.
Abandoned Brain [7/7/2007 6:12:21 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
reminds me of some of the magical mystery tour songs. the lazy acoustic adds to it for me. music majors might have a gripe, but...
ScottT [7/7/2007 3:33:20 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
yeah some bass would really tie all this together. But other than that I find this to be very compelling like much of your work. You have a pretty cool musical vision.
zissou [7/7/2007 2:00:12 PM EST]
Score: +0
thanks for all the comments and suggestions. I need to work on the mix for this one...it was put together fast and I know there's a good bit of extraneous noise in there. Also, it occurred to me after I submitted it that I'd forgotten to add a bass track, so hopefully that will help too. Some of the keys are a little too upfront and I agree with sedrite that it might be nice to vary them. I've used this keyboard in almost every song I've made since I got it. I'd like to pick up a new instrument to add a different flavor sometime soon. haha, thanks sam...glad you like it brutha. Maybe the bass will help with the lingering notes.
DonnieDarko [7/7/2007 1:28:28 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
Very interesting...cool approach, panned double guitar interlude is a little too noodely, would like to hear something more consistent there. Overall sounds work very well
chickadee [7/7/2007 10:13:04 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 3.5 stars
My first thoughts were: Hari Chrishna's meet Bluegrass.
Combinations of "sound flavors" that give this an east meets west kind of feeling.
Interesting as always!.
unklesam [7/7/2007 8:25:25 AM EST]
Score: +0
oh suggestions, I itch for more notes! More to fill out the weird chords, and arpeggiated strumming and picking. I'd just ask for more lingering notes etc. Maybe a swirl of dissonance at the end? Ya know what I'm saying I'm sure, but then again I love chord splotches and chaotic endings. Might not be your style.
unklesam [7/7/2007 8:22:30 AM EST]
Score: +0
aaa this is little beauty coming from the king of metaphysical rock. You will lead the children into a new renaissance of art peace and spiritualism. That's my prediction.

Anyway, I disagree with junkstar, and say that the keys are very important. The song is sparse but the mesmeric tones of the keys are the greatest thing about the song.

The tones and the slight dissonance. remind me of Thurston Moore, and I think this has some great hooks.

I am praising the heck out of you, but I've also called you Beckian, so hopefully between the two, they'll balance out. You are a great artist.
aaronlife [7/7/2007 7:47:00 AM EST]
Score: +0
cool as usual, i'm not awake enough to offer anything constructive, i like it.
junkstar23 [7/7/2007 7:04:48 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
vocally sounds more like your earlier stuff, i like the acousticness of this, i think sometimes over keyboarding can overshadow the amazing lead guitar playing thats on most of your work,
Greyfield [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
I promised not to mention Beck any more...OH, DAMMIT!
wayne monges [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Nice weird no coherent form tune. Interesting stuff, as is all of yours I've heard so far. Acoustic guitar is dragging, laggin way behind the beat pretty much throughout. Get that guy a triple espresso, or something stronger, stat!
wordgirl62 [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
heard george harrisony influence in this piece, as well as beck flavor I usually expect; you two have similar voices and phrasings and both experiment with a wide array of sounds...this was quite tame in many ways...
sedrite [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Hmmm...swell backbeat...I like the chant-y-ness of the vox...starting to think you need to vary keys a little more...but it did win.
this is a rough new song that needs some attention I can't give it just now. Suggestions are welcome. Thanks for listening!

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