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Groon Lake - We are a Fizz spawned Internet file sharing collective.
Distance is an insignificant obstacle to our technology.
If you too wish to share your talent at our table, 
seek direct contact via: arpmoog  at   hot    mail    dot    com 
Metatron: Featuring Isla Fen
Genre: Experimental
Weighted Rating: [8 Votes, 4.54 Stars]
Views: 3,346
Featured Review
Groon Lake [8/13/2009 1:10:08 PM EST]
Score: +18
Hey Will, you think this is stuck in your head? Try listening more than 60 times during tracking and mixdown. Then see if it doesn't become the freaking soundtrack to your life for a while.
Liner Notes
Groon Lake (song submitter) [3/21/2013 8:10:49 AM EST]
Score: +0
Bab's annual bump. Yes, what a magical musical incantation. Hope Isla Fen is having fun studying radiology science. I have not heard from her in forever, which is apparently a very long time. I deeply miss my witchy muse.
Babar Klunj [3/20/2013 4:17:59 PM EST]
Score: +0
this needed another bump...what a fun tune
Babar Klunj [1/17/2012 7:03:08 PM EST]
Score: +0
Babar Klunj [12/22/2009 5:24:37 PM EST]
Score: +0
how about that :)
balcerebon [12/22/2009 5:18:21 PM EST]
Score: +10
Rated 5 stars
its like the B-52's but way better
ChrisMoschetti [12/22/2009 5:13:24 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Yeah, this is the #@&%!ing one! Much more my speed, and I love the vocals lack of care for normal phrasing until WHAM a line will just line up so nicely. And at 2 minutes its my favorite song length too.. Short and sweet FTW
aaronlife [8/15/2009 7:46:30 PM EST]
Score: +0
wow, very satisfying trip!
Pauline Trouble [8/15/2009 1:58:59 PM EST]
Score: +0
To infinity!
unklespaz [8/14/2009 12:42:56 PM EST]
Score: +0
Groon Lake (song submitter) [8/14/2009 11:43:39 AM EST]
Score: +0
A word to those who might join us: A rather smart jump suit and Nike slippers will be provided. Groon Lake does not require head shaving and testicle removal for you to see the stars. Such devotional acts of commitment are entirely optional.
Groon Lake (song submitter) [8/14/2009 8:41:42 AM EST]
Score: +0
Richie Isaacs has joined Groon Lake-for better or worser-one project or many. Time will reveal what is to come all in the by and by. We are not exactly a group and not exactly a cult. I am not exactly Jim Jones and that delightful beverage you have just been offered is not exactly Kool Aid. If you feel you can bring a unique talent to the mix, then by all means, join us.
Richie Isaacs [8/14/2009 1:49:08 AM EST]
Score: +0
Just added ya to my Gee Male addy.
I'm keen.
Groon Lake (song submitter) [8/14/2009 1:33:27 AM EST]
Score: +0
Thank you kind Fizz folk. We sincerely appreciate the accolades made especially sweeter by the fact that so many of you are highly gifted artists with powers of your own. Groon Lake continues to solicit such talent to join us on the dark side of your mind and beyond, way beyond. Contact: arpmoog at the email that ain't cold dot com

Just wait until you hear the next one...
Pauline Trouble [8/13/2009 8:52:33 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
We wuz doin some line dancin' the other day to this very song. David Bowie was saying that you must write lyrics the same way he does...This does bear some resemblance to Young Americans,(don't tell me you don't hear it too, or is it just me?) but has been given a futuristic B52s twist to it. The vocals are self-assured and words are enunciated well...and it works! David Byrne, eat your heart out!
Such amazingly fun and quirky vocals with stand out personality....lyrics that bend the mind just a bit, take me on a trip. Nice work! (This would be great on a party tape if I ever made one...)
Groon Lake (song submitter) [8/13/2009 8:08:25 PM EST]
Score: +0
Employing best Scooby Doo voice, "Rooorrrruurrr????".
Paulmarste [8/13/2009 8:02:36 PM EST]
Score: +0
Funny when you do these things and the melodies are imprinted for awhile you think, wow, I think just wrote the most memorable melody in history! - and then three days later, you have to concentrate to recall it (unless, of course, you did).
hectisimo [8/13/2009 3:57:04 PM EST]
Score: +0
cool piano voice mix. everything really. INFINITY! great line. use it galore
P-PM [8/13/2009 2:26:40 PM EST]
Score: +0
lol on the link "Not to be confused with Megatron."
looking forward to checking out the track when I can
Dylan Danko [8/13/2009 2:22:15 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
Don't know why but this kinda reminds me of Beachwood Sparks.
Sputnikov [8/13/2009 1:42:29 PM EST]
Score: +0
here's some divine information for you:'s_Cube#Metatron.27s_Cube
THENAKEDBEACH [8/13/2009 1:24:16 PM EST]
Score: +0
very cool
Will H. Disney [8/13/2009 1:22:13 PM EST]
Score: +0
I'm afraid that if I listen to the lyrics too closely I'll go insane.
Paulmarste [8/13/2009 1:02:08 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4.5 stars
The new wave kind of vocals on a country tune, basically, gels well. Maybe this kind of thing has been done before, way back in the New Wave era --I'm sure it was(though I can't recall just who) -- but, nevertheless, it sounds innovative, yet not painfully so, and that's a good trick.
Will H. Disney [8/13/2009 12:45:37 PM EST]
Score: +0
Totally stuck in my head
Will H. Disney [8/13/2009 12:34:26 PM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
Groon Lake (song submitter) [8/13/2009 11:45:13 AM EST]
Score: +0
Travel? You bet. It came from Alberta as a demo with Garageband backing and one third faster. The vocals were timeshifted down and I began adding instruments to replace the guide tracks. We must have shopped it to more than five drummers before WILLBMUSIC in Burlington, NC finally coughed up one that worked. Babar Klunj did his Fred Frith homage in West Virginia and emailed the result. Only Jim's pedal steel and my tracks were done here at stately Groon manor in Raleigh, NC.. Distance is no longer a barrier for friends to create together. Isla Fen inspired us all with her sweet loopy brilliance.
Ruud Slingerland [8/13/2009 7:57:52 AM EST]
Score: +0
Rated 4 stars
Four big stars for this all star cast. Real nice collaboration. I guess this tune must have travelled quite a lot
Richie Isaacs [8/13/2009 6:01:29 AM EST]
Score: +1
Rated 5 stars
Well, most country I heard was someone caterwauling bout their dawg running off with their wife on the back of their John Deereā„¢ Tractor before being abducted by aliens on the south-west paddock...this aint one of those.
Ayuh, this is sufficifiently different, surreal lyrics over something warm and familiar with the lovely Ms. Fen and the Super Session Player Ensemble in fine form.
Lets get metaphysical, y'all.
Richie Isaacs [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Country Dementia.
Odd, but I thrive on odd (I AM odd!)
Dig it.
THENAKEDBEACH [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
sounds a little like Austin. love efx and and overall sound. great slide.
Babar Klunj [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
who doesn't love a good convex regular polyhedron?
paulmars [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
Who would have guessed this would work?
Not bad.
WILLBMUSIC [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
its like Rocky Horror Picture Show. you like it, you know you do, but your sort of careful who you admit it to. I am always amazed at the talent that shows up on this site, especially from Raleighwood! Feature this . now damnit....
Ruud Slingerland [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
rhythmically kinda drunk. great vocals and steel
Nitwit [posted during evaluation]
Score: +0
wow. this site has even managed to countryify some of the more weird musicians i once enjoyed. scary...
Well, I was struck by Metatron's Cube
The art science consciousness of sacred geometry
Structure involves quantity
Patterns involve quality
The left brain and the right brain study of the whole
Well, Metatron's Cube is the scribe of the gods
Of Hermes and of Thoth
Archemedian solids are truncated their corners are cut off
There are 5 platonic solids
Connected to midpoints
Symmetry to infinity
Metatron's Cube I'm obsessed with you
And your golden ratio
X = 1.618 the golden spiral
There are 3 dimensions up and down
Left and right and back and forth again
Metatron's Cube I love you
You're so damn cool

Players of Metatron:

Isla Fen / Edmonton Alberta- original concept magic, music, lyrics and vocal performance

Jim Kremidas / Chapel Hill, NC- electric pedal steel guitar

Barbar Klunj / Harpers Ferry, West Virginia- guitar

Willbmusic / Burlington, NC- drums

ArpMoog / Raleigh, NC- fretless bass, Wurlitzer electric piano simulation, production mixing and mastering

Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic- Arthur C. Clarke

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