The Atlantic

June 30, 2006 4:44 PM

A quiet little sea shanty. Unless you turn up the volume, at which point it becomes a thunderingly loud sea shanty. It's good for when you need to psych yourself up to go hunt the whale-fishes.

posted by Greg Nog (11 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

I am going to mess those while-fishes up. Nice tune.
posted by cortex at 4:55 PM on June 30, 2006

kicks ass.
posted by boo_radley at 5:32 PM on June 30, 2006

I know a sea-fairing fella who actually goes by Captain Geoff, (he's a real captain) and he's digs stuff like this, I can't wait to share! Also, beauty song, eh!
posted by snsranch at 6:03 PM on June 30, 2006

A fun listen. I like how it switches between quiet and louder parts, and I'm digging that bell-like tone.
posted by edlundart at 6:04 PM on June 30, 2006

Thanks, peeps! edlundart, that bell-like tone was actually just a beat-up Silvertone electrc guitar. I'm still not quite sure how I got it to sound like a bell.
posted by Greg Nog at 6:07 PM on June 30, 2006

Yeah, I though it had the attack of a guitar string! Nice.
posted by edlundart at 7:03 PM on June 30, 2006

Silvertone-Nice, I had one in the seventies-my first electric.
posted by snsranch at 7:07 PM on June 30, 2006

This song is lovely.... what other music do you do?
posted by ph00dz at 4:11 AM on July 1, 2006

I liked it!
posted by beerbajay at 6:31 AM on July 1, 2006

ph00dz, I tend not to record that much other music; I spend more time working on comics. However, I did post another very different kind of song on here yesterday: My Name Is Matt And I play Zelda. Mostly, if I'm playing music, I'm just sorta aimlessly plucking at my banjo.

By the way, snsranch, when I got my Silvertone from a guitarist friend of mine, my dad got really excited, 'cause it turns out that had been his first guitar, too. It seems to be a pretty excellent basic model.
posted by Greg Nog at 7:30 AM on July 1, 2006

I know this is way out of date as are most of my comments -- I keep hoping someone is coming up behind me on the listening curve on this.

I've got to say the more I hear this song, the more I dig it. Its hella goofy, yeah, but so loverly.
posted by Ogre Lawless at 12:01 AM on October 13, 2006

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