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Ship of Fools


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Daugrin

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Eat your spinach!
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Uploaded: Oct 07, 2012 - 09:53:41 AM
Last Updated: Oct 07, 2012 - 12:02:18 PM Last Played: Mar 23, 2017 - 01:46:28 PM
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alackbass said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
I can dig it while knowing I probably have a cabin in the ship.
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Hello Andrew
Thanks for stopping by. This must have been a difficult listen for you! I respect your comment and agree. The cabin in your name is in steerage btw, best of luck.

Daug
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alackbass said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Not difficult at all!
I don't have to agree with the message to respect your right to express it and the quality with which you deliver it. I figured I'd be in steerage :)
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musichead said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
I thought...
I thought it was very progressive!!nice job!
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Ouch!
That comment was painful. Progressivism is what it is all about... Appreciate you stopping by...

Daug
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Moviz said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
I think
we all have a cabin.... this is so well done and thought out Daug..... jazz opera... love the drums especially at 4.00.... really enjoyed this, cheers M
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Thanks Mo!
I appreciate your support. Thanks for stopping by the house.

Daug
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Warren Smith said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Foolish ship comment
I can't remember .. was this the song the band was playing when the Titanic went down?
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Mr. Exotic Vanilla!
Thanks for the listen, the ocean floor is littered with Titans my friend.

Daug
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Last Song?
I did the research, the band kept playing as the ship began to sink. The last song is reported to have been "Nearer My God to Thee."

Daug
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davajonah said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Haha!
Craziness. Reminds me of the late great Zappa at his very bestest. I like it. But I'm not fussed on spinach really.
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Hello!
Thanks for stopping by the house. Spinach is good for ya though...

Daug
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sammydix said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
the first 5th of the song had a "Residents-ial" feel to it, then it drifted to a whirlpool into the unknown. keep em guessing, i say.
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Sam in the house!
Thanks for dropping by... the whirlpool is ready.

Daug
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awigze said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
SOF
Ship of Fools floating on the sea of humanism message I hear. Where every wave is smooth unless the harbor masters get the whim to pull the lever. Nice chops and really diggin on the piano counterpoint.
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Hello my friend!
Good to hear you are safely on dry land. Thanks for the kudos. The piano on this was pieced together per the normal. You would be surprised, it is possible to play the whole thing on the piano like in a piano bar... without the horns though... the punch suffers.

Daug
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KCsGROOVE said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
ship of fools
awesome stuff, Daug!
I want to book a passage :-)
Cool stuff!
KC
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
K.C. on board
Ya know, you don't get a choice smart guy! Thanks for stopping by and leaving encouragement.

Daug
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davisamerica said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
mr. ed ....
the weird ruled .... well it did .....
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Hey There...
Yes, pointed that one out very sweetly. Now my friend, do a Google search and see how many articles relate the Boomers to parasites. Seriously, the weird shied away when the pros were brushed aside by the national socialists. Think it's a joke... do the search :)

Daug


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Vic Holman said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
i'm wearing my water wings
....... just in case someone tips over the boat

this has a pillow case full of great hooks and riffs. and very divergent throughout.... nice!
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Daugrin said 1747 days ago (October 7th, 2012)
Hello Vic
Always appreciate your support, thanks for dropping by.

Daug
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Narad said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
I don't like spinach, but I like a lot your foolish stuff !
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Mr. Harald
You don't reside in the United States. A fine appreciation for our culture is required here. This piece is packed with a treasure trove of cultural references. What appears perhaps to be foolishness to your ears is a funny turn on a progressive icon.
For example: Mr. Davis (above) perhaps fails to recognize his favorite line about the weird is a dead on assault on an idea generated by American novelist Hunter S. Thompson. Further example: The line "Every thing is free so take it from the (middle class)" is from American SDS Union mouthpiece Abby Hoffman and appears in a book he wrote on social revolution.
The spinach line is also a turn. That one has multiple applications, is funny and timely on several levels...
I hope that helps. Appreciate your stopping by.

Daug

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papag said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship Shape
While I may not get all the cultural cross references... (unless I dig down a bit)... I really like the tune and of course the mix is killer.

thanks for the download
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Papag
Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate your support.

Daug
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gadzooks said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
You always have something to say and use your very original tuneage to express these ideas and you're not afraid to put it out there ... I respect that. ... Like that change at about 2:34 and the melody at 3:06 ... very cool. Strange FX on your vocals ... who needs drugs?
I really really like that image.
Cheers
SG
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Stan
Thanks for coming by, always appreciate your comments. The section you are speaking about features a technique I associate with Parker. The thing appears twice in SOF. This idea is harmony, melody and bass are going in opposing directions. Not spinning but swooning!

Daug
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PeterB7858 said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
The artwork gave me the heads up re the what was top of mind in the Daug house this week. The whole scale of the piece staggers me. It is an epic journey through various cultural and music styles. Man the torpedoes! Thanks for letting me stow away. Regards, Peter.
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Peter
Thanks for coming over and having a listen. You have a grasp on the thing it seems. I appreciate your support.

Daug
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Philip18 said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
Listening to this, I feel like I'm at a concert, where the artist has time to put a point of view and the space to explore a range of styles in which to express that view. There'd be a light show and those characters in the picture would be some of the musicians.How do you put these together - is it a quick process or does it take ages of trying things, adding things, putting things together? I don't get all the cultural references/points of view, but I do find the work intriguing!
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Philip
The thing is do I hear it? By that I mean, can I sit down and pound it out on the piano? If I do hear it, I make a sketch on a piece of paper, to help me recall the thing. Then I build the thing up in the DAW. Many things I simply didn't hear long enough to finish. Examples would be the posts "Ike's Kids", "Sympathy" and "30 seconds".

Daug
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tonestones said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
This is an amazing sound track and cultural commentary. Please reserve a balcony stateroom for me.
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Friend
Thanks for stopping by, appreciate your approval.

Daug
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egobandit said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
sense of entitlement
a form of illusion, everything is an illusion, crazy mix in this the Zappa like twist and turns
very creative
revolution on the streets tonight! The combination of instruments and drums very trippy its like being in a tunnel and the channel on the radio keeps changing but the beat remained the same
New Heights love it!
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Daugrin said 1746 days ago (October 8th, 2012)
Hello Tim
The sense of entitlement is self-delusion. The sense of entitlement is not the only current popular self delusion. The rest of the tune works out why this is true and where the notion comes from... so your comment might just be 180 degrees out of phase... I don't really care. I know what it meant to me when I wrote it... meaning is in the ear of the beholder :)

Daug
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oldlibmike said 1744 days ago (October 9th, 2012)
Freaky!
Won't say this is anything but unique but if people are comparin' anyway, more Beefheart than Zappaish. Crazy trip - waiting for the flashbacks now. Seems a counter-culture melange - lots of Hunter, smidges of Kerouac, a little Bathing at Baxter's and the rest pure Daug I suspect.
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Daugrin said 1744 days ago (October 10th, 2012)
Hello Mike
I appreciate your support on this one. Thanks for stopping by. The experience is what it is I guess. I try to stay consistent: not Beefheart or Zappa, just Daug. The harmony in this one is more like Parker, at least that's what I was thinking :)
The allegory of the Ship of Fools is very old and has been a popular motif for songwriters interested in awareness.

Daug
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paul f. page said 1744 days ago (October 10th, 2012)
I always like...
...a good story, even when it's an awful story. This epic strikes me as a great narrative that is filled with some pretty amazing effects by the band while telling its tale. I have no idea how you'd put together something this complex, but it IS a theatre piece for sure, and an arresting one at that. (Interesting collab possibility: you and EgoBandit. Now THAT would be something.) .. I love how this number changes direction around 5:00. ... I'm headed for the pantry right now in search of a can of spinach. This is really something!!!
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Daugrin said 1744 days ago (October 10th, 2012)
Hello Paul
Thanks for coming by, I appreciate the kind words. I think in terms of sections or modules. All my pieces can cut up and reordered and they would still sound like Daug lol.
Perhaps you recognized the Sailors Horn Pipe and The Handsome Cabin Boy? When placed together the reharmonization I created helps produce the whirlpool effect.
I enjoy collaboration. Andy is my partner of choice. He's a good friend. Mr. Fab gets on everything I send to him and normally extends his cameos to take over the project. I'm open to interesting things to play on if the aesthetics are correct.
Enjoy your spinach Paul. If your eaten the canned variety you must be tough :)

Daug





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dave_b said 1737 days ago (October 17th, 2012)
Ship of Fools
I like the spoken verse opening. Very dramatic, projects impending doom. Tasty mixture of rock and jazz frames the next section. However, I lost the lyrics in the heavily effected vocals. The mocking sea chanty works well.
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FEEL said 1732 days ago (October 22nd, 2012)
Ship of fools
Like boats on rivers and those that sink or are about too. Some on board others don't want to and would rather float on other boats. Enjoyed.
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VicDiesel said 1698 days ago (November 25th, 2012)
Fools
You're never at a lack for words, are you?
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Daugrin said 1698 days ago (November 25th, 2012)
Hello Vic
Lack? Naw. Things write themselves and have nothing to do with me. It's the arrangement :)

Daug
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albertruss said 1636 days ago (January 26th, 2013)
ship of fools
spoken rhymes with beatles mumbo in the back, digging it .they call me the anchor..like watchin 5 tv's at once,while playing guitar,and your cell phones ringing..like it..
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Daugrin said 1635 days ago (January 26th, 2013)
Hello there
The world can come at you from many different directions. This arrangement was designed to use as many as possible :)
Thanks for dropping in. This was posted before the election.
Dig that!

Daug
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