Member Since: 10/28/2005
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Other Mixes By Epic

The Epic Collaborative

Artist Song Buy
Isaac Hayes  By the Time I get to Phoenix (Hot Buttered Soul) 1969 18:42  buy on itunes
Bob Dylan  The Highlands (Time out of Mind) 1997 16:31  buy on itunes
Television  Marquee Moon (Marquee Moon) 1977 10:40  buy on itunes
Cortijo y Su Maquina del Tiempo  Carnaval (Time machine) 1974 6:55  buy on itunes
Pink Floyd  Shine on you crazy diamond parts 6-9 (wish you were here) 1975 12:31  buy on itunes
Kevin Ayers & The Whole World  Oyster & The Flying Fish, Under Water, Clarence In Wonderland, Red Green & You Blue (Shooting at the Stars) 1970 12:27  buy on itunes
Ween  LMLYP (God Ween Satan) 1990 8:48  buy on itunes
Current 93  II: Love, Sleep And Dreams: The Seven Seals are Revealed at the End of Time as Seven Bows (Calling for Vanished Faces) 2001 13:40  buy on itunes
Arlo Guthrie  Alice's Restaurant Massacree (Alice's Restaurant) 1967 18:32  buy on itunes
Gil Scott-Heron  Home Is Where the Hated Is (It's Your World) 1972 12:10  buy on itunes
Slim Gaillard  Opera In Vout (Groove Juice Symphony) (Laughing In Rhythm: The Best Of The Verve Years) 1946 12:06  buy on itunes
Corrupted  El Mundo (Llenandose De Gusanos) 1999 1:13:55  buy on itunes
Mainliner  M (Mellow Out) 1996 18:37  buy on itunes


I've almost always enjoyed the Art of the Mix community because of their collective love of music and the mix. As I was thinking about that I thought of an off-the-wall idea. Crazy stuff here: why not try and make a collaborative mix? The only way I could think to do this is to create a new user (epic) and give everyone the password (MIX). This simply means you'll have to sign out of your regular user name (be it Valis, mckbird, Nest of Vipers, or any of the other notable mixers), and resign in as Epic. The idea was to formulate a mix of epic songs using the definition,surpassing the usual or ordinary, particularly in scope or size (infinity ring a bell?). Something tells me you're catching my drift. There are but 3 rules, my friend: 1. The song you enter must have vocals2. It must clock in over 5 minutes 3. It must use the format I've used above listing the album, the year and most importantly, the time your epic clocks in at.*** I CANNOT STRESS THIS FINAL RULE ENOUGH***<br I will leave it to your interpretation of what you consider "epic." If by chance AOTM asks for an email address, use epic@collab.com. One per person and re-sign in your regular username to leave a comment about the song you included. Anyone may leave comments as they see fit. One per person (I get 3 because you can't create a mix without 3 songs and I thought of it, so there!) NOTE: DIRECTIONS TO THE RAVE ARE ALSO CONTAINED WITHIN.
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Date: 10/28/2005
Songs 1-3
Isaac Hayes' gem smolders along in this interpretative version of the classic Jimmy Webb song. Its hard to believe that this song actually charted.
The Highlands is your typical meandering Dylan ode that holds your attention from start to finish.
Tom Velaine's Marquee Moon is a jam song with great guiar licks that always hold together at it's roots.

I hope you like this idea. If it works we can do so much together!!
Date: 10/28/2005
Great idea. I tried this a couple months ago, under the user"alltogethernow", but it didn't catch on. The theme is key I think. I'll ponder it... ( :
Date: 10/28/2005
Well, it's not letting me input it without an error message, Can you add this for me?

Cortijo y Su Maquina del Tiempo - Carnaval (Time Machine) 1974 6:55

It's also on the amazing Soul Jazz compilation "Nu Yorica: Culture Clash in New York City: Experiments in Latin Music 1970 - 1977"

Date: 10/28/2005
i added blasikin's for him. and also i put on pink floyd. because it's very good. yeah.
Date: 10/28/2005
Totally ruining the classiness of the mix so far with a 9 minute Ween song about oral sex, but hey, that's what you get for letting just anyone in on one of these things.
Date: 10/29/2005
No Stereolab? Fuck this.
Date: 11/6/2005
Fun idea. I was going to choose Feldman's nearly 2 hour "Violin and String Quartet" (Christina Fong w/Rangzen Quartet), but, chose Corrupted instead.
Date: 11/7/2005
Cool idea.

Corrupted! Who added that corrupted track...oh my...it was Curtis_B.

I must kneel at his alter.
lo-fi jr.
Date: 11/8/2005
Great idea! Better grab a 50 pack of CDRs to get all this down once we're done. I knew I wanted some over the top Japanese sounds & was set to add Acid Mothers Temple's Speed Guru as my contribution. Then I remembered that this heavy mental classic features both Kawabata & Nanjo from High Rise laying on the sludge for an entire LP side.

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