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Forum: Promote YOUR Band 04-22-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 44,606
Posted By ncregan
I'm in a Melodic Hardcore influenced band from...

I'm in a Melodic Hardcore influenced band from Northern Ireland. Our Facebook page is www.facebook.com/chroniclesni and we have one song recorded up at http://chroniclesni.bandcamp.com

If you guys...
Forum: Recordings 02-03-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,143
Posted By ncregan
I hope its not dead. I just found this and it's a...

I hope its not dead. I just found this and it's a very useful idea. Could always do with mixing practice
Forum: Hardcore 01-18-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 3,019
Posted By ncregan
Climates dropped a two track EP yesterday. Great...

Climates dropped a two track EP yesterday. Great melodic hardcore band. You can stream it here if you're interested:

http://www.rocksound.tv/news/article/climates-exclusive-reconcile-ep-stream
Forum: Bandleading 05-05-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,218
Posted By ncregan
That's pretty similar to my band. The first 2 or...

That's pretty similar to my band. The first 2 or so songs are more metalcore, where as the next 4 are more technical. But we wrote them because we like playing those certain songs.
Once my band has...
Forum: Hardcore 04-28-2012, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 21,452
Posted By ncregan
I've listened to the 30 second samples from the...

I've listened to the 30 second samples from the new album on Amazon, they seem to be leaning towards stuff off Hollow Crown for the new record. Although some of the songs did feature string sections...
Forum: Musician Talk 02-27-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,182
Posted By ncregan
I agree with Matt here, no matter how many times...

I agree with Matt here, no matter how many times you've played it in rehearsal or on stage before, there's just something satisfying about listening and watching the song you've written build up and...
Forum: The Pit 02-20-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 4,982
Posted By ncregan
Really annoyed that I've only just seen this...

Really annoyed that I've only just seen this thread now. I may however see what I can get done in the next 9 days
Forum: Bandleading 10-13-2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By ncregan
There has been a few moments for my band, our...

There has been a few moments for my band, our first headline show in a small bar in my hometown where we (somehow) managed to fit about 40 people in (Its a really small bar). Another would probably...
Forum: Promote YOUR Band 05-18-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 212
Posted By ncregan
For once a band I know on here. Quite like you...

For once a band I know on here. Quite like you guys. Keep up the work :)
Forum: Bandleading 05-05-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,223
Posted By ncregan
This. It shouldn't matter if everyone likes you....

This.

It shouldn't matter if everyone likes you. It would be the ideal outcome but 90% of the time it wont happen. The best thing to do is make people have a good time regardless of the music....
Forum: Bandleading 05-04-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,223
Posted By ncregan
I'm in somewhat of a similar position. I'm in a...

I'm in somewhat of a similar position.
I'm in a post-hardcore band and we're supporting a dance/wedding band along with a pop punk band at a charity night.
It's not too bad for us because we're...
Forum: Hardcore 03-09-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 5,778
Posted By ncregan
Lol, that being said, these guys can do no wrong...

Lol, that being said, these guys can do no wrong in my eyes.
Everything about them, no matter who the vocalist is, is perfect.
Emarosa were a bit of a let down in parts so I'm glad Jonny's back.
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 06-10-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 287
Posted By ncregan
Guess Who I "Scene"

So a new piece. I haven't posted anything in a while, and I really like this piece. I'd love some constructive criticism here. So shred away folks.

Your in transit, i'm in free fall
Delusions of...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 06-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,908
Posted By ncregan
If I would advise something, it would be to...

If I would advise something, it would be to experiment. Keep writing things. Anything. Even if its just a few lines of how your day has been or a whole paragraph about something that means a lot to...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-05-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By ncregan
Thanks for the crit guys, This is a piece that I...

Thanks for the crit guys,
This is a piece that I put a lot of emotion into and hopefully it turned out as intended. I think it was the first song that I tried to rhyme and it seems fine to me so...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-04-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By ncregan
I know a lot of people don't like those bands,...

I know a lot of people don't like those bands, but they are two of my favourite. I get inspiration from a lot of different places but for that particular song I got it from the aforementioned tracks....
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-04-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By ncregan
Yeah, I can imagine those lyrics in songs similar...

Yeah, I can imagine those lyrics in songs similar to Always Attract by You Me At Six or even Lullabies by All Time Low. Kinda seems, that way. I'm gonna get cracking on the music sometime...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 02-04-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By ncregan
You Think I'm Jealous Now, ...

Hi guys, OK this piece I wrote, I wrote quite some time ago, and I never posted it, but I came across it today, and fixed it up a bit.
I decided to take a different approach for this piece, focused...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-31-2010, 12:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By ncregan
Don't worry, I read the twilight series too. Some...

Don't worry, I read the twilight series too. Some parts were fine but imo its got a bad case of repetition.

In saying that modern writers are more contemporary with words and grammar is true, but...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-30-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By ncregan
Well I'm just talking in generality. For any...

Well I'm just talking in generality. For any genre, I'm trying to enhance my writing abilities and I was wondering what books have good imagery and metaphors.

Niall :peace:
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 01-30-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 619
Posted By ncregan
Reading to enchance writing

Hey guys, not too sure where this goes, but this seems like the best place for it so I'm gonna give it a shot. If its not suitable here, just move it.

But anyways onto topic at hand. I was just...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-28-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By ncregan
Hmmm intersting piece. I quite like the fact that...

Hmmm intersting piece.
I quite like the fact that it's a short piece and there are a few minor things that I noticed. For example, the last line in the second stanza doesn't seem to fit there. It...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-28-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By ncregan
I'm gonna say a good damn. This was a great...

I'm gonna say a good damn.
This was a great piece.

I'm not quite sure what you need to add to this. I loved the lines
"If I'm buried with you, how will I be free?"
and
"I use my tears for...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-23-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By ncregan
Wow beautiful piece, I know exactly the feeling....

Wow beautiful piece, I know exactly the feeling. I loved this, you hit the old empathy button here, and it work. Great job.

Niall :peace:
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 503
Posted By ncregan
I'm torn with this, because I like it but some of...

I'm torn with this, because I like it but some of the words and phrases didn't work like the cackling and spellbound. However I love the ending lines
"Ending it for me.
A sigh of relief escapes...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ncregan
I think that's a bit harsh overall. The first...

I think that's a bit harsh overall. The first verse yeah, it is poetic and it did set the mood, however I don't think that means I can't mix it up a bit for the second verse. Also with regards to the...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By ncregan
The whole piece has a very pessimistic and doomed...

The whole piece has a very pessimistic and doomed attitude, what with the "Glass half empty, glass half full" metaphor. I mean the three lines sets the whole mood for the piece saying "Every genie in...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ncregan
:haha: Don't worry, I take the criticism on...

:haha: Don't worry, I take the criticism on board and not to heart.
About your point about the first verse, I was hoping that this sets the mood for the whole song but as you pointed out, it may not...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ncregan
Ok Thanks for your critic. I feel like I should...

Ok Thanks for your critic. I feel like I should justify some of these points.
Firstly, the line "Taking guesses at your mask" relates to the fact that I don't know who the girl is anymore as masks...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 01-07-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By ncregan
I haven't actually started to put any chords or...

I haven't actually started to put any chords or melody to the piece itself except for the beats you know and I think it's gonna be a mid paced song, with a pick up in tempo in the second verse...
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