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Meeting The Alien (MJRF)


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Vic Holman

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For this event, I decided to go back through a bunch of songs that I recorded back in '04. Some had been posted back then (I took them down a long time ago thinking I would redo them) and some had not been posted. It's interesting to go back through the older songs. A lot of them I don't even remember doing.

I really had no clue about mastering songs back then, so I have learned quite a bit during the past years.

Early in 2004 I had just bought a house and a E-Mac and was thrilled that there was recording software (Garageband 1) included. So between painting and remodeling the house and recording two songs a week, I had stumbled upon Mac Jams while looking for free drum loops. I didn't know that there where music sites like this.

I deciding to totally redo this one from the bottom up. The original of this song had a simpler picking pattern it the verse parts. I end up expanding on that. The chorus I added additional chords. But the overall chord progression and feel stayed pretty much like the original.

The instrumental break is very different. Plus, I bought a e-bow while recording this and added some parts throughout with it. Most notably on the break and the beginning and end of the choruses.

Lastly, I decided to do all new lyrics as well.

So after close to five years the song finally gets posted.
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Lyrics
Meeting The Alien

from the stars
down the skies
dressed in disguise
meeting the alien
strobing lights
in the night
circling designs
meeting the alien
quite a sight
crack in the sky
engines down
humming sounds
cover my ears
meeting the alien

chorus:
meeting the alien
greeting the alien
I never realized how small the world has gone

silver ship
silver suit
five extra arms
meeting the alien
crystal sighs
diamond mind
I stand aside
greeting the alien
electric eye
scanning the site
touched my mind
seeks inside
silver lining
frames my mind

chorus:
meeting the alien
greeting the alien
I never realized how small the world has gone


distant stars
ancient lives
some have survived
stated the alien
planet earth
on the edge
care for a ride
stated the alien
would I have the nerve
to step inside
open mind
open eyes
said goodbyes
leaving the alien

chorus:
leaving the alien
leaving the alien
leaving the alien
I never realized how small the world has gone

Song Stats
Hits: 4794
Comments: 95
Fans: 49
Plays: 122
Downloads: 148

Uploaded: Jan 31, 2009 - 01:21:04 PM
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2009 - 01:21:04 PM Last Played: Jan 29, 2017 - 04:16:19 PM
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Hardware:
iMac, Presonus Firebox, Ibanez EW Acoustic, Taylor 410ce Acoustic, Ovation Acoustic, Gibson SG, Schecter Bass, M-Audio keyboard, Digitech GNX2, Ibanez Tube Screamer, Ebow, Condenser mike.
Software:
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Comments
echoroom said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Worth the wait!
And firsties. The guitar reminds me a little of 'street spirit', but you knock the 'head off their perch with this chorus. Firing on all cylinders, even all those years ago.

And not an anal probe in sight.
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
no back door hijinx
i knew I was setting myself up for that one.

I had to expand and modify the acoustic part for the verses. the original song I had came very close to street spirit. It took me 5 years to finally finish this. But that's better then Axle Rose, who took much longer to finish a album
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five_extra_arms said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
5 years Later
Timeless Vic Holman. You should dig more of those oldies up and work your magic like you did on this one. You've always been one of my most favorite song writers but your production skills have become pretty fantastic in 5 short years.

Great post Vic, yesterday, today or tomorrow.
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Bob
there's plenty of songs on the old computer. Can't say if there good or not. It's been so long. There are a few good ones I found when I was digging through them for this event.

Hope you don't mind your MJ name in the lyrics, they just fit so well.
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Moviz said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
This is a cracking
version and was really worth the re-do. I love the vocal, but all the instrumental backing, especially the whining alien sound (guitar?) is fantastic. The lyrics are tops too on this great rock song, cheers M
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Maurice
the whining alien sound is guitar's done with a ebow. It produces a feedback that you can control. the end solo was done with it as well and kind of sounds like it's in reverse.
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MarkHolbrook said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Very cool all
the way through my friend!

This has some excellent and different sounds to it. Really sweet!
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Hey Mark
I wanted to get a good variety of sounds going that would work well. It's kind of funny that I has to use 3 different acoustics. The Ovation seems to sound better on solos. I had also just picked up a ebow when I was recording this and couldn't resist putting some of that in as well.
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SmokeyVW said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
alien
nice one. the guitar is primo.

i like the lyrics too - five extra arms!

thanks
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Bill
This was the third set of lyrics that I wrote for this song. Originally I had put down elongated arms. But five extra arms sounded better. And he's a cool dude.
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Rebsie said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Love this, Vic!
Gorgeous melody and lovely vocal - soft and intense, and the guitars create beautiful harmonies with it. I always love your stuff but this one has a special beauty to it. Glad you got it finished in the end.

It's hard to imagine there was ever a time when you weren't an expert mixer and masterer, but it looks like we came to this in a similar way ... I remember the swirl in my stomach when I dragged my new Mac over the front doorstep in 2004 and saw the GarageBand 1 logo on the box and thought ... "oooh, I wonder if that does what I think it does?" It did.
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Rebsie
on the verses I had to stick my face right into the mike. They were just over a whisper and i kept close to the acoustic lines as close as possible. that really helped.

when I first got garageband, I thought how cool free software! I don't dare try to figure what I've spent since.
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TobinMueller said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
1000
This song became my 1000th favorite song on my Favorites song list. I'm sure that doesn't not mean it RANKS 1000th, however...

One more indication of how long we've been around her at MJ.
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Tobin
1000..... nice even number. I noticed that as well.

Somewhere along the line things must of started counting backwards. Only if my birthdays could that as well.
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lavalamp said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Glad you found...
...macjams. I would have liked to have heard some from 2004.

The guitar sound is great hear. Free-flowing Vic style.
I have to tell you how much respect I have for you as a song writer. Glad to have you here with us at MJ.

Dave
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Thanks Dave
I found the place looking for free drum loops. But I haven't even used loops for years.

I think I signed up on several sites at the time. Some I don't think exist anymore. But this is where i ended up

I have quite a few from '04. Some still have potential to rework.
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Feter said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Meeting The Alien
Man ..your signature over the songs is a stamp over MJ here ...so true
so great and top notch production all over ..deffinetly a terrific trippy
song with touch of acoustic ...deepest bow !!!!
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Thanks Feter
I threw in a little bit of everything. Redeveloping this song and going back to listen to the old one has really shown me how far I have developed over the years.
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Doadars Uncle said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Easy to like!
Spooky. Nice production, instrumentation. Great feel! Indeed, "classic Vic."
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Thanks Doug
even though I have totally forgotten a lot of songs from my first year here. This one has kinda been stuck in my head for a total remake. finally, after 4 1/2 years.
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LunaTrick said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Great track...
Space rock rules!
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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Thanks Daniel
Klaatu barada nikto
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sloparts said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Way cool Vic
Very good production and mastering on this. Clean tracks great vocal, what's not to love on this one. I also like your treatment of the subject matter. You treat it as something that could happen without ridicule or malice. That's a good thing in my mind.

Great song that's very well done Vic, you should be proud.

Be well and be cool my friend,

Ed
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Vic Holman said 3065 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Thanks Ed
Usually when I get to the mastering faze. I will only work on it in short bursts at a time. I think the ears get a bit fuzzy after 20 to 30 minutes.

If I ever landed on a different planet I don't think I would want to be treated as a monster
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stratcat said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Excellent
Vic. Love the lyrics, is this from a personel close encounter? You should submit this to the radio show Coast to Coast with George Noory, he would probably use it for his opening number. Sweet licks, great concept.
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Vic Holman said 3065 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
well
I have seen a ufo on a blue sky afternoon. just cruising a long at a easy pace. of course no camera around and no one really believes me. But no face to face encounter.
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ktb said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
had me
making little mountains out of my mashed potatoes :-) the mix is fantastic. the way the synths blend with the vocals..hmmm the guitar work is lush
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Vic Holman said 3065 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
mountains out of my mashed potatoes
that would be pretty funny explaining that to an alien. then again who knows, that could be their method of of introducing themselves
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ktb said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
ooops
i think that was a scene from "close encounters of the 3rd kind", just didn't want you to think I was losing it :-) I can never remember that actors name..richard dreyfus?
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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
I always
knew you where one of the sane one's around here. :-)
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Skean said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Free loops
Haha... Cool to hear Im not the only one who find this place seeking after loops.
And even nicer to hear and oldies come out from the dust.
Thx for the D,Ld... Cheers
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Vic Holman said 3065 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Hey Kenta
yeah, I was looking for free drum loops. I started playing my own drums on the keyboard about a year later. never did use any of the free loops. But, I did stay on after I found you could upload music. I had no idea that sites like that exsisted
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yrp said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Only you
and Egobandit have such a strong musical personality that your music is instantly recognizable.
Your guitar skills are fantastc as always.
I play guitar (with very limited skills) and sometimes I think the "shapes" I play are running out.When I lisen to your music I think I will have to go back to the drawing board because there are lots and lots to be found ..
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Vic Holman said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
I couldn't escape myself how hard I might try
seems the only time I play guitar anymore is while working on a song. I also need to make time to practice on different things, It can be a unending thing that goes on.
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egobandit said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
Beam me up
theres no intelligent life here.. If they come Im hitching a ride,strange picking and leading in this. Did the alien realy have 5 extra arms. Mst be a cool alien. Excellent!
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Vic Holman said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Hey Tim
only the coolest aliens have 5 extra arms.

check first for in-flight movies and free drinks before boarding
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bud said 3066 days ago (January 31st, 2009)
A buried alien resurfaces to find
Barack Obama president and Dick Cheney in a wheel chair. Well worth the wait I'd say.Excellent track Vic - your tech prowess and musical skill is all over this one.
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Vic Holman said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Thanks Kevin
the original has been buried on the hard drive of my old computer. I always wanted to redo this one. Finally got the motivation with the event.
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magnatone said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Aliens
Vic - this is GREAT! As others have said, so worth the wait! Classic Vic - your creativity amazes me!
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Vic Holman said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Thanks Karen
you're way to kind. the undaunting task at hand is there are a bunch more old songs to revisit
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Mcboy said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
bravo
ready to be transported to parts unknown and elsewhere....thanks for the trip!
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Vic Holman said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
parts unknown
that's what I always call tomorrow.

thanks for jumping on for the ride
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Scott Carmichael said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Beam me up Vic
I'm going to see if the original is still posted... being that you are a (2004) charter member... and you've got quite a list of songs... It will be cool to see how you've developed over these wow 5 years... I'd know in a second that this is you... one of the most prolific members... you just breath this stuff... oh well nope... it's not there...

thanx Vic... for sharing years of consistant work... (or Play)



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Vic Holman said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
Thanks Scott
I had deleted quite a few songs several years ago from '04 & '05. I really didn't know the ins and outs about mastering back then. And I thought I would redo those. But time slipped by. So, this event was a good excuse to dig back into the hard drive graveyard.
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FEEL said 3066 days ago (February 1st, 2009)
This is a real treat
It's amazing what GB has to offer and the power of the application. This composition is a fine example of that. Thanks for reposting this to the reunion.
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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Thanks John
If it wasn't for this event I may never have gotten around to digging this up and redoing it. Probably should have this event more often
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lengold said 3065 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Glad you
sorted through the vaults for this Vic. Great song and production.
Cheers
Len


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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
thanks Len
It's a trip through the past going through some of the old stuff. some of it I don't even remember doing. some of them are worth a re-visit.
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Bob Rodgers said 3065 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
A
wonderful tone and sound from your guitars Vic and this is a great song!
I especially like the sound of your acoustic and your playing is excellent along with a great production.
Great lyrics and vocals too, I really enjoyed this!

Bob
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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Thanks Bob
over the years i had been thinking about redoing this song. the original was "I've got this gun". But doing something about aliens sounded more interesting. I also had a better acoustic this time around.
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davisamerica said 3065 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
no back door hijinx
coolness vic
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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Thanks Jack
Tight pants, very tight pants.

thanks for the listen dude.
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tempie said 3065 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
perfect
man just perfect in every way. great mix - guitars are nice and crunchy but don't dominate, drums and bass carry things but don't get in the way, vox like usual sit lightly on top of everything - everything that i've come to expect from a vic holman post except the playing here is just so standout i've got to tell you about it, i mean it's really super and along with that the lyrics are witty and descriptive and imaginative but also poignant. You and Micheal2 are ambassadors to the stars. If there are aliens out there (and no doubt there are) hopefully they find you guys first.
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Vic Holman said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
I thought....
it would be a nice addition to my space cowboy collection. there's several space tunes i've done. been awhile. If they do find me, I'm giving out names.
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ted23 said 3065 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Excellent
subject matter!
I love this stuff.
I really like the drums on this track and you captured a certain mood which which struck a chord with me.
Oh and top marks for that acoustic solo!
great stuff
Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
thanks ed
i think everyone likes a space tune once in a while.

thanks much for the listen
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rsorensen said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
vocals sound great
and so does the acoustic. this song is stellar. a little more intimate for you - your voice seems more up front than your other tunes and I like that. top post!
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
Thanks Ridd
I was right up on the mike during the verse. singing just over a whisper. It probably helped that there wasn't much going on in the verse as well.
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Dadai.2 said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
hello earth man...

your music is oddly appealing to creatures such as us.

Greetings and Kudos to your Leader Vic.

gleeborx!
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
Thanks Jack
It just goes to show how lazy I can be to go back and redo some of the old songs I have.
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dajama said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
Sweet
This is sweet. You really made it worth the wait! Brilliant guitar on this throughout. Love the combination of acoustic and electric. Perfectly balanced and sweetly complementing each other. Very cool. On top of all that, the sound is superb, really well balanced and nicely spread across the space. Your voice is distinctive and warm and the delivery is top notch. Very cool. Nicely done, man. Kudos. Peace.
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
Thanks David
The original acoustic picking was much simpler then on here. I fiqured if I was going to redo this song I had better give it some time and attention.
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Ibstrat said 3064 days ago (February 2nd, 2009)
I love
the way that you layer guitars.This is great stuff!!
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
Thanks Mark
Layering them wasn't to hard here. I pretty much set my levels and knocked 'em down. It's that pre set-up that will save a lot of time in the final mix.
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psexnyc said 3064 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Vic Holman is Freakin Awesome!!
Dang Vic, I really like this song. I really like the guitars, the vocals, the production, the sound, the drama, the build up....Vic....I think you are awesome. Nuff said.
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
way to kind
the song has been sitting around for a very long time. I've been thinking of re-doing this one. But, it took this event to get my butt in gear to do it.
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Lennon714 said 3064 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Very cool
Sounds great! Makes me wonder what other dusty gems you're hiding away. How cool is the five extra arms namedrop? Very.
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Vic Holman said 3062 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
Thanks Eric
a lot of the old songs I hardly remember. I did review a few that never saw the light or I deleted a long time ago. There are some worth redoing. I originally had elongated arms which made me think of the 5 extra. It sounded better I thought.
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Kicbal said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
This is cool.
The whole song structure and lyrics give me an Ozzy vibe. I think the guitars sound awesome and everything fits nicely together. Love the guitar solo and the slow acoustic part has a slight Steve Howe feel.
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Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Thanks dude
the original song from 5 years ago was simpler. I figured if I was going to redo it. I should put some effort into it rather then waiting another 5 years to get it right.

I also want the solo section to be different so a 3 parter is what it ended up being. came out pretty cool i thought.
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DarkPlanet said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Down Memory Lane
aint it fun meeting aliens? Yea way cool tune Vic!
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Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Thanks Tom
looking closely at you avatar, I could imagine that is the aliens hometown.
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guitapick said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Fine stuff Vic...
...very cool to hear about the beginnings...love the chorus and the acoustic in there, followed by that electric run...
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Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Thanks Bob
When i first got garageband with the new computer 5 years ago I was so stoked. I was recording 2 songs a week. they sounded more demo like and I would think that I would redo them soon afterwards...... not 5 years after though.
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Ed Hannifin said 3063 days ago (February 3rd, 2009)
Those free drum loops....
....like candy from the pushers on the playground... "Here, kid,...first one's free..." Oddly enough, I just recently dug out my old EBow, too... eMacs and EBows, once so modern...now anchors for nostalgia...

I really like the vocal on this, and the dynamics of the recording. I've always thought your recordings have had neat WIDTH, but this one's got air and depth and space to it...

Ed
Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Freebies
funny thing is I never did use any of the loops.
My eMac is now just a glorified stereo.
I've been wanting a ebow for years. Usually guitar center in town didn't have them. I was about to order online, but thought I would give them a call. They actually had a few in stock this time. I have been having tons of fun with the new ebow. even can be switched to playing just the harmonics without the root note. too cool.
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jiguma said 3063 days ago (February 4th, 2009)
:)
:)
Sorry I'm late David ...... I mean Vic. Your most Bowiesque for a while, but beautifully produced and performed (I have absolutely nothing against anything that sounds like Bowie - I'm a big fan). Some excellent guitar stuff going on - there seem to be guitars everywhere I listen.

Excellent post - thanks for coming to the RF.

Neil


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Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
without you
coming up with this event, this song probably would never have been revisited.

Bowie and aliens seem to go hand in hand. I was already thinking of doing a space tune even if it had not been this one.
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blaky smith said 3062 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
5 years
I' m late but so glad to discover this revisited song, great post Vic, excellent !
So glad to have you here with us at MJ. Thanks...

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Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Thanks Marc
no you are not late. so many songs posted the pages are flying by.

I'm the late one. 5 years late on getting around to finish this song.
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said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
so legacy you
This really captures your early music here, I remember... At the same time, a new twist of more practiced skill.

As always, great stuff!

. - Harold
Vic Holman said 3061 days ago (February 5th, 2009)
Thanks Harold
In the earlier years here I use to do the songs quickly. plus, i didn't really know much about mastering and so on. I've learned as I went on always learning something new.
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DWL said 3056 days ago (February 10th, 2009)
And he arrives late
my excuse is that I'd been abducted by aliens but really it's work and apathy that has kept me away.

Fantastic piece of work Vic but that's what I expect from you. The acoustic is sounding great and the arrangement spot on.

Cheers

Dick
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Vic Holman said 3055 days ago (February 11th, 2009)
thanks Dick
I feel I've been stuck in a time warp myself. Aliens or not.
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mikkinylund said 3056 days ago (February 10th, 2009)
Wow Vic!
This is, um, absolutely awesome! Bowie, Bolan, and Vic in the same package. Your voice is absolutely brilliant, as is the story and the arrangement. Such a pro mix. A favorite of mine for sure. When are the aliens coming, and where the bloody hell is my make-up!? DL'd.
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Vic Holman said 3055 days ago (February 11th, 2009)
thanks Mikki
all the glitter thats gold. I still have a fondness for the old glam rock.

Sometimes i get to thinking the aliens are here in clever disquise
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Patriotpizzaman said 3053 days ago (February 14th, 2009)
acoustic treatment
I liked the acoustic solo at 2:31. What kind of guitar are you using for that?
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Vic Holman said 3053 days ago (February 14th, 2009)
the solo
I used a ovation celebrity with the super shallow bowl. Plugged straight into the interface.

it seems to have a bit more punch in acoustic solos.

I appreciate the listen
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thoddi said 3048 days ago (February 18th, 2009)
signature sound
This is for sure a genuine Vic Holman song. Signature sound in every way! Good stuff:)
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PinkFreud said 3038 days ago (February 28th, 2009)
Fantastic song
Really. This has everything that pushes my button - great riffs (acoustic and heavy), stellar lyrics and vocals. Catchy as all heck.
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Calchas said 3015 days ago (March 23rd, 2009)
Awesome tuneage!
This is terrific Vic. Lush soundscape. Crystal clear mix. Vox in top form.

Be well!
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Vic Holman said 3014 days ago (March 24th, 2009)
........ and
it only took me 5 years to finally get a final version of it finished. without this event it would of still been on the back burner for maybe another five years
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PaddyNavinCaryatid said 3015 days ago (March 23rd, 2009)
I'm pretty sure...
... that you are in fact David Bowie! This is fantastic man, I've been very remiss in keeping up with what people are posting and as the months go by the standard constantly amazes me. This, however, this is something special. It wouldn't be out of place on Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds album. The guitar solo into the classical picking is is a cracker! Great work.
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Vic Holman said 3014 days ago (March 24th, 2009)
keeping up with the david jones
i agree with you that the quality of work from artists here just gets better and better. It's alot of work just to keep up with everyone
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Trillian said 3004 days ago (April 3rd, 2009)
My mind was funneled out through space...
there I came face to face. (Always loved that line of yours - loved the whole song "Without The Sun") Klaatu - Five Extra Arms (does that make seven? Very advantageous in this fast paced world. : ) ) - and an image I got of the old movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" - we exist, so how could anyone deny that we are not alone in the universe. Maybe when we learn to "Love Our Neighbors As Ourselves" the rest of the sentient beings in the universe will come invite us to join them. : ) Here's to world peace and global understanding. : )
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