Description : Back fr om a long hiatus with a new track inspired by one of my favorite stories. I've attached a little poem in the lyrics section. Read and see if you can guess who its about.

Multiple live guitar tracks(strat with delay and reverb) mixed down using FL Studio. Sampled bass and programmed drums.

Edit: Per your excellent comments and suggestions, adjusted levels to better balance out the mix with specific attention to drums.

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  1. danke
    danke on Mon 2nd Sep 2019 - 1 week ago


    Much better mix, crackling only from 1.40 in the second part, 2 or 3 times...personally, lead guits are still overvolumed but nevertheless, feeling is more important...:-)

    handshake, Danke

  2. mildperil
    mildperil on Sun 1st Sep 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Some beautiful guitar being played right there Neo.

    Don't really have a lot more to say than just awesome and thanks for sharing!

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks bro, always appreciated.

  3. SnvbbedBeats
    SnvbbedBeats on Sat 31st Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Some say the mix is off, some say it isn't. Me personally with headphones on it's very loud but this track makes me feel like I'm at a concert, brings back memories.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Well I know its loud but I'm not hearing or seeing dangerous levels? Hmmmm. Thanks for your listen and comment.

  4. clickbaitcabaret
    clickbaitcabaret on Wed 28th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Great guitar playing. Great track

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for checking it out bro. I appreciate the comments !

  5. Bilbozo
    Bilbozo on Tue 27th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    I sure like that tone. Let us know what your gear setup is, inquiring guitar nerds want to know ! Some cool bends and riffs. Are some strings plucked with fingers or all with a pick? Great job.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Hey Bil,

    I was hoping someone would notice the picking style. As guitar players we are always curious! Where tone is concerned, so many things come into play. You obviously know so many things but I'm going to divulge a little secret that I feel has made a considerable impact on my tone. About 2 years ago I had the good fortune to attend NAMM and ran into Nick Johnston performing live at the Dunlop booth. I was familiar with him but hadn't really heard any of his material. Hes amazing to say the least. Anyhow a few things that really grabbed my attention was first he utilizes a lot of sweeep picking and plucking techniques very similar to the way I play, only way better ! And second he had some amazing tone quality and I noticed how he used the pick in such ways that seemed to be having this cool tonal effect. After his performance I was lucky to be able to have a few minutes of conversation with him and questioned him about this. He demonstrated how he uses the pick and we had general discussion on gear and music for a few minutes and that was it. He was extremely nice and easy going but many others were wanting time with him also. I hung out for a few more minutes and the pick thing just stuck in my head. He had set his pick down so I took the liberty to grab it up and quickly examine it. It was a Dunlop Jazz III 1.4 mm. I have always used lighter picks and was led to believe they were best for speed and produced better tone. I purchased some of these picks and wow what a difference!
    I use a lot of finger plucking here and pull offs against the pick. Gear is Suhr Strat standard with 2 v60 singles and an SSH HO dual, Brunetti Singleman 15 Amp, Shure SM57, & Beyer Dynamic M160 and Prism Sound Lyra 2 interface.

  6. wahoco
    wahoco on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    yeah not bad...

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Well wahoco it seems like your a man of few words or at least the type not easily impressed, but that's cool, I will graciously accept them bro.
    I guess "Yeah not bad" is a WHOLE lot better than "yeah not so great" !

  7. danke
    danke on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Ahhh...what a guitar tale...incredible work on that instrument...10/10 on the music but I do have to agree with Hamster on the overpowering on the headphone there is a crackling til listening this's only a short moove with the left or right hand: get those volume keys back a bit...:-)

    handshake, Danke

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    danke old friend! Yes this Hamster did not pull any punches on ol Neo's return to the ring, but he was on mark and so many of you were in agreement! So what else could I do except go back to the drawing board or in this case the DAWing board, to try to make it better. I hope my attempt worked. I'm smiling because I noticed the difference right away. Don't tell Hamster though, I would hate for him to get the big head over this!

    HA ha, jk Hammy !!! I know your listening.

    Much appreciate the 10/10 danke.

  8. Orlando51
    Orlando51 on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Wow...what a comeback Neo ! Welcome my friend!:) Can't resist those sharp punchy sounds of your just pulls me in. Very fine jam my friend...stunning in fact!:) Faved and downloaded...thanks for sharing !

    Compliments and respect_____Leon

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Muchas gracias for the fave Leon and the warm welcome back. I'm sorry I have to catch up on everyone's tracks as well so please bear with me I promise I will do it.

  9. crucethus
    crucethus on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Ahh man, your song put such a smile on my overworked stressed out face tonight. Your guitar work is so sublime my friend. This song reaches out into your heart, grabs it by the aorta and says listen up man, I´ve got a tale to tell you, pay attention cause I´m deadly serious about it. Fooking Brilliant Mate!!!! As Always

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    HA ha, well I'm glad I was able to reach you on that level Steve. Several of your tracks and keyboards have certainly had the same effect on me many many times bro. I would be a liar if I didn't say I love to get such enthusiastic reactions. Thanks for putting a smile on my face today brutha !

  10. neuromancer56
    neuromancer56 on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Brilliant as always. Just love the journey that your music takes me on, and htis is one of the best. Though I was thinking the same thing as HamsterLewis before I read his comment,the lead seems too up front and the drums just don't pack enough punch, they are overwhelmed.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for the kind words man, I always appreciate getting everyones take. As Hamster points out the pat on the back, although it feels good and does wonders for the ego, doesnt do much to encourage improvement. And there's always room for that. But as I stated in my response to his post, I wanted to minimalize the drums and bass in here. So the guitar is purposely made to be up front. But I'm not opposed to responding to suggestions. I know I have a lot to learn especially when it comes to mixing. So I will make a point to revisit this and make some adjustments.

  11. HamsterLewis
    HamsterLewis on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 2 weeks ago

    Burt, some of us are here to actual feedback and not just a pat on the back. Your track can be good as fuck but if the mix is off it does not shine as it should. Listening to this on a good set of headphones makes me think the lead guitar is a bit too high. Love the work, just needs some polish.


    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Burts just fuckin with you bro. Believe me he gets it.

  12. Burtsbluesboxes
    Burtsbluesboxes on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Hahaha "lead guitar is too loud" (pretends to turn it down) Sweet bluesy jamming Neo.

    Reply by Neomorpheus

    Thanks for weighing in Burt!
    I understand everybody has opinions and I'm hip to any and all feedback. I know I'm not the best at mixing, so I'm open to any and all critique. Glad you like this. Threw in a lot of tight picking and plucking technique on the lead. Bit of aggressive country styling ala Brad Paisley.

  13. HamsterLewis
    HamsterLewis on Mon 26th Aug 2019 - 3 weeks ago

    Solid track as always. The first impression is the lead is way too loud and upfront. Other than that I dig it. Reminds me of Santana.
    Nice job.


    Reply by Neomorpheus


    Thanks for the listen and comments bro. As far as the lead volume, I cant dispute the over accentuated guitar levels. I always try to make them the focal point of my music because, well, that's the way I like it. Most of what I do is all about the guitar. This track in particular I was attempting to convey the idea of a Bard telling a story. Bards didn't have band backups so I purposely wanted to minimalize the other instruments. I'm going for a more raw approach. I don't necessarily strive for balance when I'm doing these type of tracks. I do however care about sound quality. I want to produce loud tracks but definitely want to avoid distortion and clipping. So, I will make a point to go back through this and make any adjustments where I might be peaking or pressing the ceiling too much. Santana is one of my idols so the mention there is a huge compliment for me. Again thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it.

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The Bard and the Bandolier

In olden days there was a King,
Richard of the Lion Heart
who led his able bodied men,
and got them torn apart

Of those that lived and made it home,
A number were dismayed
Because an upstart younger sib,
his brother he betrayed

Richard had asked his brother John,
“Watch over my beloved realm”
He didn’t know he’d put a thief,
at his dear England’s helm

The Prince of opportunity
saw it as a chance for wealth
He put his hand out everywhere,
And saw no need for stealth

His tax collectors dug down deep
Scouring every hovel
They put out those who couldn’t pay,
no matter how they’d grovel

Into this woe came Robert Hoad,
his crusade days at end
He wanted only peace and seclusion,
His fields again to tend

He’d fought to free the Holy Land,
but now his home lied in chains
by those in power who sought only riches,
leaving the poor on what remained

His home was lost to avarice
much in the courtly fashion,
He turned toward justice, but not the law
to vent his righteous passion

In the royal woods they hid
to hunt the Kings own meat,
they broke with law and took a different path,
to get enough to eat

Rob Hoads military prowess
held him in good stead
He joined the outlawed band of men
and soon became their head

He knew supply chain weaknesses,
how enemies could be harmed
How the bane of haughty men,
had high borne ladies charmed

The legend states that he gave away
all the gold he actually stole,
To those in need throughout the land,
he gave his heart and soul.

Scarlet Will and Little John,
his men of Lincoln green
Sang songs and told the stories
of the exploits that they’d seen

So, when fighting men come home from war
their lives and futures frayed,
for the peace they’ve bought for you in blood,
They should be better paid



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