Lyrics-First Exquisite Corpse

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This is where we get the lyricists to exquisite corpse some lyrics and then musicians musificate the lyrics exquisite corpse style.

I will run this at least through July, but I am pondering making it a Kaiju and running it all summer. That means the musicians will need to get started earlier. I'll probably let a few lyricists get their pieces done and then start giving bits to the musicians. The musicians will always be a few pieces behind the lyricists.

Lyricists write what they believe to be enough lyrics for a minute or so of music. Send me the entire lyric and send just the last couple/three/four lines to the next lyricist. Write an estimated minute of lyrics, send full to me, pass last few lines to next. Repeat down the line.

Obligatory exquisite corpse explanation video links:
https://youtu.be/gfApZVCjcGY?list=PLK-ke5rwzCU9po1lV3qas-OctrT3UeV0t (link is external)

Part 2 talks about the Kaiju and Lyrics-First exquisite corpse and some other variations.
https://youtu.be/Wc2kK3EuQVA?list=PLK-ke5rwzCU9po1lV3qas-OctrT3UeV0t (link is external)

Looking for Lyricists and Musicians.

Lyricists:

tsunamidaily
Stephen Wordsmith
Donna Devine
bithprod
simpleiscomplex
???

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Musicians (in no set order):

JamKar
Izaak
lowhum
metalfoot
plainwhitetoast
simpleiscomplex
???

i'll do lyrics. if no-one else wants to start it, i will.

I'll go second.

Count me in for lyrics.

Lyrics? Sure, I'll give it a go.

Music please.

@tsunamidaily Sure thing. Go ahead. Thanks.

I'd be interested in doing lyrics now-ish and music considerably further down the line as it may take me a few weeks to get all the way set up for recording.

I'll offer either if no one else comes along, preferably music, but either is okay.

is the order of lyricists listed the order it goes in? i sent my whole lyric to @plainwhitetoast . should i send a couple of lines to the next person listed?

Yes, you should. Address is in my profile.

I'm willing to do music, but stick me down the line as I am away from recording equipment for another 11 days or so.

I on the other hand am available (ish) for the next ten days for relatively quick turnarounds!

I'll do music! Smile

I'll do music, too! Smile

@plainwhitetoast - got your muso's, Tom?

@marvsmooth - a good start. I will get things organised soon so they can get going by the weekend.

For the umptillionth time, I've been horribly remiss at getting my segment done. However, it is done. Segment in its entirety has been sent to @plainwhitetoast...

And The final
Line
To @Donna Devine

I now have Stephen's line, and will get busy writing my segment later today. I first have to take care of a couple of work-related things before I can move on to anything creative. Wink

Update: OK, I've just sent my segment to @bithprod.

Hi Donna! I'm getting an Access Denied when I press the link. Are you able to email me the segment? Or perhaps someone tech savvy could explain why I'm unable to access my 50/90 messages? Thanks.

@tsunamidaily please send your lyrics to me again, I seem to have misplaced the original message.

@bithprod What's your email address? (Write it though so that doesn't attract spam.)

mmaehre (at) gmail (dot) com

Okey-doke. Now sent. Wink

Lyrics/snippet sent. Ready for @simpleiscomplex

Oh goodness, you've been waiting for me for a while. How did I miss seeing this? Unfortunately, I'll probably be unable to get to it for a few days. @bithprod, maybe you'd better pass it to someone else if they can do it quicker.

I finally got a chance to look at @bithprod's lyrics snippet, so I will try for a quick turnaround now.

Done! @plainwhitetoast, if you don't mind , I'd like to just post them on your soundboard rather than messing about with e-mail, since my e-mail has been having some problems lately.

hey. just wondering-- how is this going?

Did anyone ever start on the music? @JamKar,
@izaak, @lowhum, @metalfoot, @plainwhitetoast?

Anyone? Anyone at all?

@tsunamidaily - perhaps you could send some lyrics directly to one of the musicians? Since @plainwhitetoast seems to not be responding and we're so near the end of 50/90.

I second @simpleiscomplex's suggestion. Send the first lyric to one of the composers and let's get this show on the road!

can do. first lyric heading to @JamKar now.

ok, @JamKar-- i posted them privately on your soundpage as well, just in case.

Gitty up!

Got it!

Okay... if/when I get words from @Stephen Wordsmith and the last ten second snip from @JamKar I'll try to work up the next section. Who can do the final stitching ??? @plainwhitetoast ??

I've sent @izaak my segment in its entirety.

10 sec. sent to @izaak . I will send full piece to @plainwhitetoast.

if people can include their BPMs and time signatures in the reference tracks, i could try to stitch, if @plainwhitetoast is unable. i have pro tools, so i can even change my BPMs and time signatures at will to match differences. i have a good bit of RAM, so if anyone has pro tools files to send, i could even drop individual tracks out when crossmixing, for instance. just an idea....

Ack! as soon as I can... I've got to finish my backwards corpse first !? and orchestra registration is eating up much of my free time.

@izaak if it's better for you to go later, I can take this spot? I don't know if anyone else has noticed, but if we go in the order listed, I'll be making music for my own lyrics.

I've got the pieces together for this, and will most likely get it done tonight--- how about I send you the next ten second snip of music, @simpleiscomplex and you can get the lyrics from @Donna Devine for the next segment.

Okay, a link to my last 10 seconds is off to @simpleiscomplex , can you forward the lyrics @Donna Devine ?? Who should I send the full segment to? @plainwhitetoast ?? @tsunamidaily ??

@lowhum , you can get back in the queue after @simpleiscomplex so @simpleiscomplex doesn't have to set their own lyrics!

@simpleiscomplex, please PM me with your email address so that I can send you my lyric segment.

in the interest of time, i have shared lyrics using the private function on folk's soundboards before. i'm not sure if it is a drastic breach of etiquette or anything, but i sent it that way after someone had misplaced the email i sent the, and we are getting close to the edit here.

Is there a progress board on this one @tsunamidaily? Glad that you are stepping up to the bat.

ok-- does anyone know anyone who knows @plainwhitetoast? i hope he is ok. i'm glad folks are directing themselves as far as getting snippets and lyrics to the next person. i cannot edit the initial post to show progress, but if folks want to start sending stuff to me, use eeka...@gmail.com and i can start stitching, unless we suddenly hear from plainwhitetoast. i'm happy to do it. i can start a progress chart with the new order as i receive stuff. thanks to everybody for pulling together and getting it done.

I've sent Tom messages on FB, but no responses thus far...

ok, trying to see if i have the order straight from the conversations i have seen. please let me know if i have misunderstood something. i put my email in an earlier post if people want to start sending me finished product.

Lyricists:

tsunamidaily DONE
Stephen Wordsmith DONE
Donna Devine DONE
bithprod DONE
simpleiscomplex DONE

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Musicians:

JamKar DONE
Izaak DONE
simpleiscomplex
lowhum
metalfoot

REVISED//////////////////////////////////////////////////////

Lyricists:

tsunamidaily DONE
Stephen Wordsmith DONE
Donna Devine DONE
bithprod DONE
simpleiscomplex DONE

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Musicians:

JamKar DONE
Izaak DONE
lowhum
metalfoot
tsunamidaily

REVISED, REVISED:

Lyricists:

tsunamidaily DONE
Stephen Wordsmith DONE
Donna Devine DONE
bithprod DONE
simpleiscomplex DONE

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Musicians:

JamKar DONE
Izaak DONE
simpleiscomplex DONE
metalfoot DONE
lowhum DONE

I KNOW THIS IS CONFUSING, AND APOLOGIZE.

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