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PostPosted: Tue Dec 25, 2007 3:55 pm 
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FeralCats wrote:

Gotta be honest, I always tune out after that glorious head...then I play it again 3 times, and skip the solo. I'm a bad man.


Well, to be honest too, I only got to appreciate it after a night with a couple of joints and some beers, after which I went to bed with my mp3 player filled with a selection of FZ solos! :D


It's kind of a stoner attitude, I know, but I still like everything I've heard after that, like While You Were Out, St. Etienne, Canarsie, to name a few, usually stuff that I would have discarded as noodling because of my tiny tiny attention spam :mrgreen:

But right now I can say I'm much more attentive to solos in general


BTW Batchain, I still haven't figured out what Xenochrony is. Illuminate me!


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^^^^ Xenochrony: the blending of two or more performances that were executed at a different time and (usually) in a different place.

Example 1 The guitar solos from Joe's Garage (with the exception of Watermelon in Easter Hay) were all taken from live performances and "flown in" to the studio-recorded instrumental tracks.

Example 2 From FZ's liner notes on Sheik Yerbouti referring to the track Rubber Shirt:

SPECIAL NOTE: The bass part is extracted from a four track master of a performance from Goteborg, Sweden 1974 which I had Patrick O'Hearn overdub on a medium tempo guitar solo track in 4/4. The notes chosen were more or less specified during the overdub session, and so it was not completely an improvised "bass solo." A year and a half later, the bass track was peeled off the Swedish master and transferred to one track of another studio 24 track master for a slow song in 11/4. The result of this experimental re-synchronization (the same technique was used on the Zoot Allures album in "Friendly Little Finger") is the piece you are listening to. All of the sensitive, interesting interplay between the bass and drums never actually happened... also note, the guitar solo section of the song "Yo' Mama" on side four was done the same way.


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I Love Rubber Shirt, and was fascinated by those liner notes from the LP, xenochrony as used by FZ shows his sophistication in composite recording

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my perceptual continuity leads me down the sudsy path to a couple different standouts.

really like SLEEP DIRT, weaves a story, beautiful, lyrical, acoustic (not just a novelty choice)

FIVE FIVE FIVE rocks the fuck out, the 10/4 time is a great format and frank creates the groove deftly

WATERMELON IN EASTER HAY sends shivers and brings tears, so amazing , (and yes i'm talking the joe's garage cut).

MUFFIN MAN (Bongo Fury), solid solid he really locks in with Bozzio there

final analysis, who really cares anyway there's SO much material and it's all SO top shelf, i can barely keep tabs on the volumes of written and solo-ed material, so i just tilt my head back and wait for the drill.


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I can't just pick one, it's simply just too much to ask....

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I like that one that goes da da da da duh, dadadadada....you know the one.

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Zomby Woof is the one for me. As it comes up to the solo the hairs stand up on the back of my neck.

I look forward to checking out all the others that have been suggested..

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Shut up and play yer guitar.


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