PHP Warning: Illegal string offset 'gars_icons_only' in ..../geek/gars/mods/display/tools.php on line 14

PHP Warning: Illegal string offset 'rows' in ..../geek/gars/mods/display/attachments.php on line 14 Song Of The Month November 2009 - Slampop's "At Your Se7en" -
 homepage   sevenstring guitars   sevenstring registry   subscription   spy - The Seven String Guitar Authority
Go Back > Interviews, Reviews & Tech Articles > Artist Reviews & Interviews
LIKE on Facebook FOLLOW on Twitter

Artist Reviews & Interviews Album reviews & artist interviews by and its members.

Article Tools Display Modes Song Of The Month November 2009 - Slampop's "At Your Se7en"
Published by DDDorian
11-30-2009 Song Of The Month November 2009 - Slampop's "At Your Se7en"

<td class="alt2" valign="top" style="padding: 0px 10px 0px 10px;">
<table id="post89657" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="100%" align="center">

<td class="alt1" valign="top" width="100%" style="padding:10px;" colspan="2">

<div class="smallfont">
<img class="inlineimg" src="" alt="Arrow" border="0" />
<strong> Song Of The Month: November 2009 - Slampop's "At Your Se7en"</strong>
<hr size="1" style="color:#000000" />

<div id="post_message_89657" align="justify"><!-- google_ad_section_start --><div align="center"><img src="" alt="Song Of The Month" /><br />
<b> Slampop - "At Your Se7en"
<img style="padding:20px;" src="" alt="Idoler"/>

Listen: (SoundClick - Myspace)</b>

</div><br />

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;"> Name/age/location: </span>

My name is Josh Foster, i'm 25 years old and i live in Alameda, Ca. (a.k.a. "The Bay Area").

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;">Who are your biggest musical influences?</span>

For my personal "Idoler" stuff, any form of well written metal, especially if it's "djenty," haha! I have to also give a big shout out to all the talented dudes on this forum, and those that have always been uber nice, supportive and helpful to all know who you are, and you are huge influences on me whether you know it or not!

This track is actually part of a project i'm producing and co-writing with my bassist (Jerrod) called "Entertaining the End." We have been wanting to do this project for a while now and finally found some time to do it. Jerrod and I, and this particular project, are very influenced by the sounds and styles of bands like Meshuggah, Dillinger Escape Plan, Pig Destroyer, "old" BTBAM etc. We wanted to make the riffs dark and groovy, while still having "thrashy" and technical elements that would be easy for the listener to follow.

Overall, we just wanted to do a fun project that the everyday metal head, and even the well rounded musician can enjoy and appreciate!

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;"> For those who haven't yet heard your song, describe "At Your Se7en" in seven words or less:</span>

Heavy, dark, groovy, technical, djenty, brutal, and metal!

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;">What was the writing process like for "At Your Se7en"?</span>

Jerrod brought most of the awesome riffs to the table for this track! I polished a few of them, helped organize them, messed with some of the time signatures, wrote some complimenting parts, and then mapped out all the drums.

For my actual recording process:
i like to find a project tempo first, and then i'll start tracking the riffs one by one to the click. I then listen to them to see what needs trimming, adding, cutting, repeating etc., this helps me to get a rough layout for the entire song. Next comes drums, and when i program the drum parts it usually helps me to better organize the riffs even further. I usually track bass next, and then leads...or visa versa.

<img style="padding:20px;" align="right" src="" alt="Chimp Spanner"/>

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;">Did the song turn out as you'd envisioned it?</span>

We felt that with Jerrod's original vision for the song, and then my twisted vision of his original vision, and then collaborating both our came out much better than we both could have imagined. Jerrod and i did this exact same sort of thing when writing for our old band "House of Atreus."

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;">What gear was used for the recording of "At Your Se7en"?</span>

Recording gear:
POD X3 > SansAmp Bass Driver (for bass) > Presonus FP10 > Toshiba Satellite Sli6

Recording software:
Steinberg's Nuendo 3, DFHS

Music Gear:
i recorded the guitars with Jerrod's Schecter C-7 Hellraiser (stock EMGs), and then Jerrod recorded the Bass parts with his Warwick Thumb neck-thru 5 string.

<span style="color:orange;font-weight:bold;">Where should people go if they want to contact you or hear more of your music?</span>

If you'd like to have your say in choosing next month's Song Of The Month, click here and nominate and/or vote for the member's song of your choice. Be sure to follow all rules/guidelines (found here) to ensure a smooth and hassle-free voting period. Rock on!
Article Tools

Featured Articles
Read More
Surfer Libre - Review

Surf Rock for the new generation!

By DIOBOLIC5150 on 12-02-2009, 02:47 AM
Grats dude! Kick ass tune!
By BrainArt on 12-02-2009, 03:46 AM
I liked it a lot!
By HANIAK on 12-03-2009, 09:05 AM
Congrats dude!
A LOT of talent and humility in one single person, this prize is deserved. You rule, mate!
By Dei on 12-03-2009, 03:53 PM
YE! Nicely done!
By Apophis on 12-03-2009, 03:55 PM
Congrats !
By errnestoo on 12-04-2009, 09:00 PM
Awesome mix, awesome tune!
By george galatis on 12-05-2009, 07:14 PM
ohhhhh! now i know why it's the song of the month!

By chimp_spanner on 12-17-2009, 09:26 AM
Mate!!! Badass How did I miss this??!!!! Congrats!
By MoshJosh on 07-15-2015, 04:03 PM


Article Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:18 PM.

Our Network: PRS Guitar Forum | Luthier Forum | SG Guitar Forum | Les Paul Forum | Marshall Amp Forum | Acoustic Guitar Forum proudly supports St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Copyright © 2004-2017, All Rights Reserved.

Article powered by GARS 2.1.7 ©2005-2006