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May 22, 2017 | 6:49 PM EDT
File Info
4.7 MB
2 min 2 sec
1.99 / 5.00

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Rated 1.99 / 5 stars
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Metal, Rock - Heavy Metal

Author Comments

Superstitions.... not something I would normally do anything with.
But, a catchy riff caused me to do this!
It's kind of punk/metal and it's not finished... but what the hell!
Lyrics are:
I don't wanna be afraid of nothin,
Runnin with a pair of scissors for fun.
Step under a ladder past a black cat.

Superstitions all around us.
It tears us all apart.
Believe in the afterworld.
If you have to.
Superstitions are just that.

Breakin a mirror gives you bad luck.
7 years of shit you don't want.
Pinch of salt over your left sholder.
Gonna fix that bad luck every time.




Rated 3 / 5 stars

The distorted guitars at the beginning are cool. I think the vocals sound really dry, though. They need some reverb at the very least, and the mic didn’t seem to pick up the words “past” or “cat” very well at all around :40. The texture sounds a little too busy - verging on clashing - at :45 or so. It’s also pretty difficult to hear the kick in the mix during the busier sections. Overall, the mixing could sound a lot cleaner. I like the solo at 1:22 a lot, though. The lyrics are also enjoyable. I thought the fade-out ending was a bit lazy, and I also think you could stand to flesh out the structure of the piece a little more. Right now the pacing feels a little frantic and rushed, squeezing in an intro, 2 verses, a chorus, and solo in 2 minutes. My favorite elements of the piece, on the other hand, were the sound design and mood - they combined to make the piece really punchy and engaging. Keep at it, man!


johnnyq1233 responds:

Thanks for the great review! I knew throwing something newer into the contest was not the best idea.. but it was the newest piece I was working on and at the time I was totally into this
My sweat girlfriend bought me a beautiful Behringer FX-2000 processor to give me some more tools for the battles that lay ahead!
Best wishes to the ones that went on!