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Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 10-13-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By mojomike
Short, simple, love the alliteration. If I were...

Short, simple, love the alliteration. If I were to pick any bones it would be with the phrase "wisdom of wars". What does it mean to have wisdom "of war"? As a result of war? That was my...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 10-13-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By mojomike
This is one of those peices that seems all over...

This is one of those peices that seems all over the place when you first read it, but becomes more and more cohesive on each subsequent pass through. I'm not sure I can offer much in the form of...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 10-13-2013, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By mojomike
The repetition in the first stanza seems a little...

The repetition in the first stanza seems a little excessive to me:
"used to spin and spin and spin... when it spins and it spins, again and again and again". Even if it means just shortening the...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 10-13-2013, 12:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By mojomike
For You

I got bored of writing the same depressing stuff over and over again so I thought I'd give something else a try. I put this one together around the time my cousin had her first kid, which is where...
Forum: Recordings 03-23-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By mojomike
I'm not quite that dumb. The switch is at 0 dB....

I'm not quite that dumb. The switch is at 0 dB. I've used both Audacity and Sony Sound Forge 10.

Edit: here's a quick test recording https://soundcloud.com/jmjr-3/apex440-test
Forum: Recordings 03-21-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By mojomike
Problems with mic volume

Just wondering if anyone here has any experience with the Apex 440 USB mic. I got mine a little while ago and hooked it up to my laptop (still running XP) but the volume that it records is extremely...
Forum: The Pit 09-20-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 3,039
Posted By mojomike
This is the first I've heard of Jill Stein and...

This is the first I've heard of Jill Stein and this Green New Deal so pardon my ignorance but I would like to air some concerns...

Not going to lie. There's some good stuff in that Green New Deal....
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-17-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By mojomike
Just to add to what ZanasCross said, the purpose...

Just to add to what ZanasCross said, the purpose of peices like this are to evoke a certain feeling or emotion by drawing the reader in. That's extremely difficult to do by minimizing the number of...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-16-2012, 11:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By mojomike
This. I've seen this same criticism from Petey a...

This.

I've seen this same criticism from Petey a number of times, maybe in slightly different words. And I whole-heartedly disagree. Just because something can be said in a more concise manner...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-16-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By mojomike
http://i.eatliver.com/2009/3930.jpg Brilliant as...

http://i.eatliver.com/2009/3930.jpg

Brilliant as usual, minus a few awkward phrases in my opinion.
I don't quite get this line. As in 'floors were all over my throat' didn't make sense to me and it...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-16-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By mojomike
I realize this is a Lyrics AND Songwriting forum...

I realize this is a Lyrics AND Songwriting forum so maybe fair enough about your point with the music. But as long as all I see is the lyrics than that's all I have to judge it by. So to answer your...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-16-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By mojomike
Then why are you posting here? Any feedback you...

Then why are you posting here? Any feedback you do get is useless if you're just going to disregard it.

First of all though, see the announcement on the top of the front page, "Announcement: The S+L...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-12-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By mojomike
Hopefully I get this in before this thread is...

Hopefully I get this in before this thread is shut down (read my response to you regarding forum rules). You're writing isn't bad. It's a little simplistic in terms of the rhymes (ie....
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-12-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 87,166
Posted By mojomike
The rules are pretty simple. One peice per day...

The rules are pretty simple. One peice per day and no more than 2 every 6 days. That's done so that you don't have just 2 or 3 users constantly flooding the front page and makes it fair to other...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-08-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 316
Posted By mojomike
Only Uphill From Here

I tried to put the peices together in a way to make reading it more intuitive but we'll see how that goes...

Now, that it's over
The clouds are blowing in
The air's getting colder.
I feel the rain,...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 09-02-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By mojomike
Not going to lie. I got a bit of a chill down my...

Not going to lie. I got a bit of a chill down my spine at the end there. Perfect ending to an overall well written piece.

I'll disagree with designerpajamas though. I think the way it's put...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics Techniques 08-31-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By mojomike
there are some really weird changes in tempo...

there are some really weird changes in tempo before the verses that just don't work. The singing during the chorus is a little monotone. It get's better for the last chorus but then the background...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-28-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By mojomike
Thanks for the feedback!! I hear what you're...

Thanks for the feedback!! I hear what you're saying about the first two stanzas. And it makes a lot of sense because when I started writing this, I already had those two basically written in my mind...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-27-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By mojomike
So There It Is

So there it is
Knew it was coming but still wasn't prepared
Everyone laughs, you probably think you're clever
I would have expected it from the others
But I thought you were better
I guess we all...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-26-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By mojomike
I could tell you how I feel about this, but...

I could tell you how I feel about this, but somebody has already beaten me too it.
This is probably my favourite one of your pieces, likely because I find it very personally relatable and have tried...
Forum: Tab Talk 08-15-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By mojomike
Ha. Nice. That works :) Thank you sir.

Ha. Nice. That works :)
Thank you sir.
Forum: Tab Talk 08-14-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By mojomike
Lol that's even worse than mine. In the words of...

Lol that's even worse than mine. In the words of Roger Clyne "Everybody knows, that the world is full of stupid people".

The tab in question is this one...
Forum: Tab Talk 08-14-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By mojomike
Low rating, No explanation

Anyone else here get kind of f*cking annoyed when one of your tabs is given a poor rating and no explanation for said poor rating follows in the comments section?? I mean really, the only conclussion...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-08-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,657
Posted By mojomike
It's by a girl named Anna...

It's by a girl named Anna Peters
http://topographe.tumblr.com/post/26920694131/art-history

...keep working on them Googling skills :)
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-04-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By mojomike
Ever heard of Justin King? That's kind of what...

Ever heard of Justin King? That's kind of what the guitar track reminds me of. Really nice.

The lyrics are good too. Just two things that didn't quite sit with me:

- the third line of the chorus...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-04-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 87,166
Posted By mojomike
I just re-read my last post and realized it may...

I just re-read my last post and realized it may have come off as a bit, how should I say, 'douchebag-ish' (that's a word right?). In any case, I didn't literally mean the threads were the equivalent...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 08-02-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 87,166
Posted By mojomike
I noticed the same. There seems to have been a...

I noticed the same. There seems to have been a sudden influx of threads of the "HELP!! I CAN'T WRITE LYRICS" variety. I don't suppose there is any way of forcing people to read the rules before...
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-13-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By mojomike
Not bad at all, but you have to be careful about...

Not bad at all, but you have to be careful about trying to force words and lines to fit. If you're stuck on a line or don't know how to finish a verse/chorus just leave it and come back to it later....
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-10-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By mojomike
^^ Ah you got me Nilchii. I didn't actually think...

^^ Ah you got me Nilchii. I didn't actually think that one through and as I was typing it I had a feeling that was a bad example. But the jist of what I meant still stands :)
Forum: Songwriting & Lyrics 07-10-2012, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By mojomike
*slow clap*... Very nice. You wouldn't happen...

*slow clap*...

Very nice. You wouldn't happen to be a fan of The Mars Volta would you? Lol.

The only crit I would have is with regard to these two lines here
I can't quite put my finger on it, but...
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