New song ("She's not a human being")

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http://www.emvg.net/esa/shesnotahumanbeing.ogg
http://www.emvg.net/esa/shesnotahumanbeing.mp3

Some words from my blog (it was recorded with Ardour & mastered with Jamin, although I don't mention it here):

My new song should have been a love song for my wife. Unfortunately she annoyed me for now forgotten reason (once again) and I wrote a song for our cat. Of course the lyrics in the chorus: "she's not a human being, she doesn't like Jeff Lynne, she's hairy all over the place" could be a perfect insult for my wife!

This song has been recorded in many sessions, first ones many months ago in our bedroom. Drums were made with absolutely great software Hydrogen and I played the bass & few guitars through Behringer Tube Ultragain MIC200 -preamp/di and added some distortion & simulated cab "feel" with great CAPS plugins. Keyboards were played with Yamaha PSR-273 which was brought by Santa Claus for my kids. They are still wondering where the hell their keyboards are. The keyboard solo inspired heavily by Rick Wakeman was played through MIDI & astounding soft synth, ALSA Modular Synth. Right now I have fell in love with Bristol, another open source soft synth for Linux.

Then some guitars were played with Behringer V-Tone Guitar GDI21 - a
cheap but great sounding modelling preamp/DI. And then there were the
vocals. I did millions of takes and it sounded everytime like sh*t.
Finally decided to add "some" tube distortion from MIC200, and now I am mostly happy with it.

Rest of the text is at http://blog.myspace.com/esalinna

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I recorded this song again last month in a professional recording studio and now I am working with some overdubs (with Ardour, guitar sounds from Guitarix). But the cool thing is that Roger Joseph Manning Jr. (Jellyfish, Moog Cookbook, played keyboards on albums of AIR, Beck, Ringo Starr, Green Day, Blink-182, Diana Ross, Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash ... you name it.. http://www.rogerjosephmanningjr.com/credits.html ) is featuring also in the new version of the song. He made an amazing backing vocals and great organ & piano arrangements!

I will post a link to the clip after the song is finished, or maybe even sooner.

I am also making few more songs for a CD I will be releasing early next year. "She's Not a Human Being" will be in that too.

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OK, here it is - a little solo stuff (at 1.37) recorded with Ardour & Guitarix(gxhead):

http://soundcloud.com/esalinna/shesnotahumanbeing
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7m_OoiQ-8kc

I will release a CD single containing 3 songs, one of them is recorded entirely with Linux & Ardour. All of three songs have at least parts recorded with Ardour.

Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays!