yelyah

yelyah

from tornado alley, United States

song a week (2009)

24 tracks by yelyah

<p>I'm writing/releasing a song a week in 2009.</p> <p><a href="http://yelyah.com/song-a-week/">yelyah.com</a> always has the latest tracks.</p>

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I still want to rerecord the vocal for this one, but haven't gotten around to it.
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A song about reviewing the year behind and looking forward to the naughtiness of the year ahead.
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Welcome to hail mary pass #1. There are finished lyrics, but I hit a brick wall trying to pick instruments. Knowing that my time the next day would be severely limited, I decided to go for my so-called hail mary pass in order to get the song…read more
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I play piano. I don't play piano well.
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kinda jazzy with faux acoustic instruments
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I think it's new age or electronica or something. This is song #2 for the February FAWM/RPM challenges.
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My attempt at writing actual ambient music. The jury's still out on whether there's enough variance to keep the piece going.
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I had a bad cold for a month and a half. It inspired the title and the (unpublished) lyrics.
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I am toast and you are bread
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Another silly vocal track.
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I've officially run out of ideas. My brain has been nuked by the tax monster.
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electronic music
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A spacey electronic number. Part of my song a week project. http://yelyah.com/song-a-week/
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Part of my song a week project. http://yelyah.com/song-a-week/ It was later "upgraded" to include a spoken vocal and sound effects. Stay tuned for "wake me up" which is that version of the song.
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It's kind of 2 songs in 1. Is the rhythm too disjointed in the first part, you tell me.
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Not really thrilled with this one, but it does mark the first that I've used a time signature other than 4/4 (combo of 7/4 and 4/4 in different places).
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melodyne before/after

2 tracks by yelyah

As an example of what a melodyne treatment did to my vocals.

6:06

Given the spirited twitter reaction to the question of whether SisterSavage should buy pitch correction software, I submit this. The pre-melodyne version of "spilt milk". It also retains my so-called "MST3K" vocals, which were removed in the…
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Don't cry over spilt milk, it is nothing, there's more in the fridge. From December 2007.
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time stands still - vocal vs. instrumental

2 tracks by yelyah

"technique 43" was named for the Rikky Rooksby book where I got the chord progression. "time stands still" is the vocal version of that song.

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The companion piece to the instrumental "technique 43".
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