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Dead End Being

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This is a song I recorded when I was truely interested in what I could do with my recorder one day. The song itself is filled with sounds and doubled vocals and doubled guitars and even a keyboard. (I don't play the ketboard, but as I said, I was interested in my new recorder, and wanted to test it out.) You can even hear me light a cigarette in the beginning if you listen. It's all thrown together and you can tell it was fun for me to be recording that day. The lyrics are kind of weird and spacey. The whole Dead End Being theme/chorus is about dying, but I should point out that this song is more about life than death. I sing about life all the way through the song, only in the chorus I sing about death. This song is more emotional than literal. Getting lost on adventures, taking shortcuts, and missing a train (...of thought, emotion goes on speeding.) and not being able to find my way back because "the crows have eaten my breadcrumbs"... this is all meant to be going on mentally. Even when I say "I'm glad I found you here, lost like me and all alone." I'm talking to maybe... my inner child? My other self in my head. My conscience maybe, I don't know. As with all art, the interpetation is in the listener's mind. The lyrics are like a poem, and so this song can be taken any number of ways. I think I have a general happy feeling going on in the melody, but I shoot it down because eventually it's going to stop. It stops for us all. Dead End Being is a phrase that can apply to anyone. We all end up dead basically. Anyway, just listen and enjoy it. I hope you have as much fun listening as I did recording.


very interested

the lyrics are like something the beatles might write

hmm...i liked that

i liked the comment with the "semi" it cracked me up :D btw, they don't like semi in japan, maybe you didn't look it up thoroughly....anyway, the music is ok, it's boring as hell..but ok, if you can listen to semi, i can listen to your music :D

Stereocrisis responds:

Any idiot with a computer can use a program to create beats... like Hamzawy... so don't even judge my music, all the instruments and vocals are ME. I don't think I'm so great either, I just think you have a lot of nerve when you don't even have talent. Your music sucks, you can't even do it right on the computer when you have a million chances to go back and fix it... My music is done in one take most times. But I know your mom is probably like, "Come on, let me get on the computer." so I'll let you go. peace.


the first 10 sec reminded me of an insect in japan called "semi " !! it's really noisy ...sorry i couldn't continue listening ....!!

Stereocrisis responds:

Semi, cicada, is the unannounced official summer insect of Japan, along the red dragonfly (akatombo) and firefly (hotaru). Semi is nostalgic, semi is sweet. Semi has been the topic in various Japanese novels.

The life of semi is as sentimental as the stories it's featured. They live seven years underground in almost inanimate form, and then suddenly crawl up to earth, leaving their hard shell behind. Looking for partner, they climb to a tree to sing. Then they mate, and die, all within one week.

In autumn, one can find their hard shells everywhere, cracking under footsteps.

Semi is relatively large, harmless insect with two wings. I rarely see them airborne but I suppose they are capable of flying medium distances. There are various breeds of cicadas. There are known to be seventeen year periodical cicada.

Cicada's beautiful sound is a sign of Japanese summer.


Cool song. I like the structure, with the repeated piano riff working off the guitar.

Stereocrisis responds:

Thanks, this song was spur of the moment. I don't think I could ever recreate the feeling of it because I don't know how to play the keyboard. I just bullshitted my way through this song within a few hours, and kept adding more and more until I was satisfyed.


This has such a good feeling about it. Sounds like you had so much fun recording it :D

At least to me.

nice work!

Stereocrisis responds:

Thanks for the positive feedback. I'll try to write more songs like this one. This song is definately on it's own shit. My other stuff is alot different.

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Credits & Info

2.46 / 5.00

Dec 7, 2009
1:09 AM EST
General Rock
File Info
3.1 MB
3 min 23 sec

Licensing Terms

Please contact me if you would like to use this in a project. We can discuss the details.