New sound: Delicious Grace

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New sound: Delicious Grace

#1 Post by alcapone_dudu » Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:30 am

Hello guys. First time here. I would like to introduce you to Delicious Grace. It's a musical project where they write their own songs. They are just starting out. The composer is very influenced by Jane's Addiction.

I know it's hard to pay attention to something you don't know nor have heard of but we are trying for one chance. Hope you like it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUwFibhINwA

DELICIOUS GRACE - ON MY WAY TO YOU

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#2 Post by Pandemonium » Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:18 am

The weak vocals are a dagger in the heart of what sounds like a promising tune.

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#3 Post by Mescal » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:37 am

Sounds pretty meh to me, sorry

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#4 Post by kv » Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:47 am

Mescal wrote:Sounds pretty meh to me, sorry
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#5 Post by alcapone_dudu » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:04 am

Pandemonium wrote:The weak vocals are a dagger in the heart of what sounds like a promising tune.
Thanks for taking the time to listen to this.

We're working on the vocal department, so to speak. At the time it was recorded there was only one person who could sing and he tried his best. That's not an excuse!

There are more songs to be recorded and I guarantee you will sound better.

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#6 Post by alcapone_dudu » Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:07 am

kv wrote:
Mescal wrote:Sounds pretty meh to me, sorry
X2
I'm sorry but there are at least bits of song you guys liked? Not trying to force anything. Just a regular conversation.

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#7 Post by Mescal » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:16 am

Ok, I listened again. A bit more closely now.

I still think it's going nowhere. It's just some easy chord progressions at the beginning with no so good singing on it and then an end part with something that should be a piano and guitar Q & A thing. Not really well executed.

The end part has a November Rain ring to it though.

And I like the fact that you have a piano player. Even though he doesn't really add much.

So I'd say it's a beginning, but there's still plenty of work. Don't let this put you off, just keep writing more songs

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#8 Post by alcapone_dudu » Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:56 am

Mescal wrote:Ok, I listened again. A bit more closely now.

I still think it's going nowhere. It's just some easy chord progressions at the beginning with no so good singing on it and then an end part with something that should be a piano and guitar Q & A thing. Not really well executed.

The end part has a November Rain ring to it though.

And I like the fact that you have a piano player. Even though he doesn't really add much.

So I'd say it's a beginning, but there's still plenty of work. Don't let this put you off, just keep writing more songs
Thanks for giving it another try. That's a hard thing to get.

We have more songs on the way. Currently working on arragements and stuff. It'll sound a lot better.

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#9 Post by alcapone_dudu » Wed Sep 19, 2018 7:48 am

Hi guys. It's been a while. This is a song I wrote called ''The Boy from Memphis''. It's still in demo status but I really wanted to share it with Elvis' fans (I guess we've got a few around here).

A humble homage to one of the greatest singers of all time. Hope you enjoy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSHPdDLzkO4

Delicious Grace - The Boy From Memphis

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#10 Post by Hokahey » Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:05 pm

Not digging it. Sorry.

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#11 Post by kv » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:37 pm

Lol what a thread...we're such a welcoming bunch

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#12 Post by Hype » Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:58 am

Was that new track recorded inside a shoebox? Alternatively, were all the mics placed inside a shoebox and then the track was recorded?

Singing is hard. Especially singing in key, and at the right tempo. Sorry... :wavesad:

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#13 Post by Mescal » Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:03 pm

I think this is what it should have felt like hearing The Velvet Underground for the first time in 1967.

I think the world is not yet ready for this.

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#14 Post by Hokahey » Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:05 pm

kv wrote:Lol what a thread...we're such a welcoming bunch
People don't need false hope and praise.

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#15 Post by SR » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:12 am

It needs work. You seem to really give a shit about your music. I respect that you sought people out to listen...likely a great deal more than this angry mob. Keep at it...have a short memory and sift the bs to find any constructive criticism that might help. :rockon:

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#16 Post by Larry B. » Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:27 am

Meu irmao,

The vocal melody lacks creativity and drags down the nice arrangement. I got the feeling that the music could work, but having the vocals just sing the root of the chords as they are changing is a huge waste. It detracts from the song.

Finally, just one friendly advice: work hard on your songs, not just adding stuff to them, but also taking away shit. Rework them, at different tempos, in different styles, and then decide what you like about them. You’re currently not writing like your 15th album and it needs to be out before the big tour. You ought to be taking the time to find your own voice, whatever esch of you do in the band. If someone is a friend but is not contributing properly, kick them out. Unless you care about having them in the band more than you care about having a promising, potentially successful band.

Keep it up!
Abraço.

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Re: New sound: Delicious Grace

#17 Post by crater » Fri Sep 21, 2018 7:49 am

alcapone_dudu wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSHPdDLzkO4

Delicious Grace - The Boy From Memphis
That sounds better than anything Stone Temple Pilots ever put out.

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#18 Post by Hype » Fri Sep 21, 2018 11:25 am

This is great advice:
SR wrote:have a short memory
Be like unto the goldfish.

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Re: New sound: Delicious Grace

#19 Post by alcapone_dudu » Sat Sep 22, 2018 6:04 am

Thank you very much for taking the time to listen to my songs. That really is awesome! And I'm not talking about whether you liked it or not. Everything you guys say are taking in consideration for sure.

Larry B., thank you for the detailed review. That means a lot. Abraço, cara!

SR, thanks for the support.

Hokahey, I've gotta keep trying, man. But I do appreciate your honesty.

crater, I had that same feeling about STP a time ago but I really got into their sound. Especially after Scott Weiland joined Velvet Revolver and I got to know him better.

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