32 posts tagged with rock by erikgrande.
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Riff rock and college football. [more inside]
My attemp to ripoff the Pixies, Radiohead, etc..
Breezy song about hanging out in LA [more inside]
Quasi-rock song with awkward, loping rythm, questionable tuning, and lyrics to nowhere. Utilizes the f word. [more inside]
I've tried a couple different things with this progression, finally found something I can live with. Rock guitar, drum machine, and all that jazz. [more inside]
Mid Tempo slightly rockin' thing. Not actually about money. [more inside]
An old "wall of guitars" rock demo. Come for the fuzz, stay for the drum machine. [more inside]
I do a short song every year for St Pat's, but this time I got exasperated and went meta. Contains authentic swears. [more inside]
Very short hard rock NYE ditty. [more inside]
Had a riff, needed to use it. [more inside]
I was recently reminded of good times on the Cape. Thought they deserved some hard rock. [more inside]
An attempted Hendrix-style wedding song for a friend. [more inside]
Short little thing, decent guitars and frustrating digital drums. [more inside]
The third song in the Rodeo Ford Trilogy, forever changing the way people look at terrible car dealerships. [more inside]
Sometimes it takes a little convincing to get your friend to visit. [more inside]
A brief musical invitation to a St Patrick's Day Party (after the parade). [more inside]
We started out trying to make a song about the old Nintendo game Rygar, and there's still parts of that in there, but at some point it got mainly concerned with Dracula. [more inside]
Just setup a new recording situation for myself, needed to give it a workout. Dialed in some rock. [more inside]
Sometimes there's a man - I won't say a hero, 'cause what's a hero? - but sometimes there's a man. A man on a beach. A Beach Casanova. NSFW. [more inside]
A friend tried to bring law and order to his vacation destination. [more inside]
Gonna be late for breakfast! [more inside]
Another time-warp alt-rock bruiser... [more inside]
Random rocker from a year ago. The chorus is a little short.
Another song inspired by the Rodeo Ford car dealership. [more inside]
Somehow I got it in my head that the challenge theme was "too many notes" instead of "lots of notes". So I wrote and recorded this song and felt like an idiot when I came here to upload it. Enjoy. [more inside]
My main anxiety with regard to music is the unintentional ripoff. I'm fairly comfortable with my particular playing & singing skill levels (though the lead guitar on this one makes me blanch), meager may they be, but, especially with simple progressions (like this one), I have a hard time believing it's not overly derivative of... something. I suspect this is incurable.
I thought I'd toss up a recent demo I'm unsure about and see what the feedback is. There are big problems with the drums, chorus vocals, lead guitar, to name a few, but those are easily fixed, if it's worth it. Sounds like Uncle J on the bass.
When Uncle J and I heard the new challenge theme was "snake", we both immediately thought of an old goof song of ours from years ago. We decided it deserved to be rerecorded...
We were going for a John Cougar Mellencamp, Americana, country-rock thing. We have no interest in having a message, hence the stupid words. And we think vague singing about "Uncle Sam", "the war", "the factory", etc., is funny.
In the studio we have many white boards, and upon one a friend wrote the nonsense, "Songs of nothing/Words in the night/Fancy delight". I turned it into a song as meaningless as its inspiration. Sorry about the harmonica.
An original, campy, Shatner-esque take on a fictional Moon-based Patrol-squad.