Archive for May, 2009

The Republicans: “Hungry Heart”

Chris Alvanos (Lead Vocals), Dave Amrhein (Backup Vocals), Vinny DeLalla (Backup Vocals), Grant Giordano (Backup Vocals). All group members made contributions to the lyrics and video. Backtrack taken from Bruce Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart”. Recorded at Green Street.

“Hungry Heart”

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Nam Anh Ta ’12 and Toan Tran’09: “Great circle of Vietnam”

Vocal: Nam Anh Ta ’12

Guitar: Toan Tran ’09 (not in the class)

Composers: Trinh Cong Son

Lyricists: Trinh Cong Son (Vietnamese), Richard Fuller (English)

Records at room studio.

“Great circle of Vietnam”

About the song:

Written by Trinh Cong Son, “Bob Dylan of Vietnam” according to Joan Baez, the song first appeared in the escalating years of the Vietnam war, around late-1960. It was written and sang by a person from the South about the union of the country and the people of the North and the South. Ironically, it is not the intention of the Southern administration but of the Northern one. Continue Reading »

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The Fiddler On The Roof: “A Violin History of Rock and R&B”

Max Livingston (violin)

Music by: Chuck Berry, The Marvelettes, Robert Johnson, Eric Clapton, Ray Charles, Curtis Mayfield, Carole King.

Arranged by Max Livingston

A Violin History of Rock and R&B

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A.T.N.: “Nobody Has To Know”

Natasha Yeracaris (vocals), Tim Dodds (vocals)

Composer: Austin Woolridge, Geoff Zartarian

Lyrics: Natasha Yeracaris, Tim Dodds, Geoff Zartarian

Recording took place on respective MacBooks

Engineer: Austin Woolridge

“Nobody Has To Know”

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Studderinsky: “I’m Pretentious”

Tess Smagorinsky (vocals, keyboard), Brian Studwell (vocals).  Composer: Tess Smagorinsky; lyrics: Tess Smagorinsky and Brian Studwell.  Recorded May 13, 2009 by John Bergeron at the Green Street Arts Center.

I’m Pretentious

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This Won’t Be Pretty: That Don’t ImWes Me Much

Abraham Verdoes and Phil Bowman (Lyrics and Vocals)

Sample: Shania Twain: That Don’t Impress Me Much

Recorded on Garage Band by Phil and Abraham

That Don’t ImWes Me Much

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The Get By’s: “Cannabis”

Sam Tureff (Vocals)

Ben Fitzelle (Percussion, Mixing, Sampling)

Sam Douglas (Guitar)

Composers: Sam Douglas and Ben Fitzelle

Lyrics: Sam Tureff

Song samples “Sun is Shining” by Bob Marley

All recording done on Apple’s GarageBand at Wesleyan University and our homes.

Cannabis” by the Get By’s

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Big Nick: “Always Intact”

Nick Sanders (vocals), Composer: Nick Sanders, Lyrics: Nick Sanders.  “Gucci Bandana”  Originally composed and performed by Soulja Boy, Gucci Mane, & Shawty Lo.  Sample for Bone Thugs & Harmony’s “For the Love of Money”.

Always Intact

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Hanhica – “Time”

Hanh Le (guitar, vocals, lyrics, composer), Monica Fuhrmann (guitar, lyrics)

Recorded using GarageBand

“Time”

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The Jiggler Experience: Subterranean WesTech Blues

Nicholas Ajello (vocals), Matthew Ward (Guitar), Conor Malangone (Lyricist), Gavin Brennan (Recording Specialist)

Recorded Using Garageband

Subterranean WesTech Blues

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