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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

August 29th, 2011 by

Mike: erf came to visit. We recorded this. There’s something much “better” in the pipe.
erf: I wouldn’t say that it is necessarily “better”. I mean, this is a subjective measure, isn’t it?
Mike:
erf: Fine. We did this very quickly, wanting to record a second thing before the conclusion of our first in-person collaboration, which spanned the course of two days. Do you remember how we stumbled upon this song in the first place?
Mike: You were playing the organ patch on my Roland EP-5 and you happened to do a chromatic walk down just like in this song. Then we found a midi version of the song here.
erf: Yes! The Angelfire site. That really takes me back. I decided we should download this midi and record an “interesting” vocal cover. I think everyone should do this with a midi file from this site. Somewhere along the way the straight cover was abandoned in favor of…
Mike: … PHANTOM DANCE PARTY OF THE OPERA – IS INNNNNNNNNN YOUR MIIIIIINNNND

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

4 Responses to “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA”

  1. Graham

    Savage! like the extended jam-out. Looking forward to the other piece as well.

  2. Kelly G

    Nice to hear a different take on this song. Usually people are so dead-serious when they do this song.

  3. Xavier P.

    The “darth vader” vocals sound like a fart.

  4. Mike

    Or do farts sound like Darth Vader?

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