Menu

7th Sep 2021 00:51 - 2 years ago
Tags :
Description : old as the hills, from a past that i'll never escape. gtr+loopstation

Comments (17)

If you have time take a listen and give xstokes some feedback.

yampaja
yampaja 15th May 2022 17:36 - 2 years ago
Great vibe. Props for the name.
mdeland1
mdeland1 4th Mar 2022 20:23 - 2 years ago
I love this! It's got kind of a sad but still happy vibe. I'd love to hear a longer version.
MrAxel
MrAxel 15th Sep 2021 23:24 - 2 years ago
Who are these holes of asses? Well, I was expecting something really bad. I was pleasantly pleased by this one. Nice chill sound man. Great job and respect for rocking some hybrid-style country.

Cheers!
Shaman77
Shaman77 9th Sep 2021 20:38 - 2 years ago
This is something completely out of the ordinary))
xstokes
xstokes replied 15th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
out of the blue and into the black as neil young says!
ZoxoSonor
ZoxoSonor 9th Sep 2021 18:01 - 2 years ago
The airship rises,
your cargo is our past.
It doesn't get high!
Pull it back,
people sighing.
xstokes
xstokes replied 15th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
ah you are right, my dear friend — some things are hard to let go
phantomhim
phantomhim 8th Sep 2021 17:39 - 2 years ago
I'd try adding some strings to spice the progression up a little bru. Nice, melodic piece.
xstokes
xstokes replied 15th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
you know, after listening to some real trad stuff and considering your comment, i love the idea! thanks, man!
LJmbbremen
LJmbbremen 7th Sep 2021 19:08 - 2 years ago
Hi Michael,
this is a ballad of a disappointed one. The question I ask myself is who the A ... is now. But I miss your otherwise great creativity. That doesn't mean this track is bad. No, you've already done something similar and this deep part of the song is something I like so much about you and your compositions. I immediately thought of your track for werewolf, even if it is even more reserved. Sometimes it doesn't take much to say a lot anyway. Your voice would have been perfect here. I miss the soft yet powerful sounds of your vocal machine. Have a nice day / evening my brother!
Greetings
Matthias
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
haha, very sage words! yes i did pursue this same expression for some time, i have been known for beating dead horses. honestly, i’ve been away from the guitar for some time and i’m starting to yearn for it, so look out. and my damn voice, my cat has my tongue and i can’t find the rest of it anywhere… so, between those two things i have plenty of practice to do. i’m glad you’re listening, Matthias!
Zootman
Zootman 7th Sep 2021 10:06 - 2 years ago
sublime simplicity, at least on the face of it. it does all it needs to, tugs at the heart strings with an uplifting sadness. well thats what i think anyway :)
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
that’s the crucial thing with me is fighting the urge to overplay — things start going right, i get excited, now it’s all fucked up. and a loopstation’s unforgiving. so your comment means a lot!
CINCOCENT
CINCOCENT 7th Sep 2021 06:26 - 2 years ago
It's pretty dope homie need some mastering though you play the instruments yourself
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
hey man my whole recording setup cost about $20!
sirefox
sirefox 7th Sep 2021 06:24 - 2 years ago
Precioso tema amigo Mike, con mucho sentimiento, de los que te llegan al corazón. Esas guitarras te cuentan una historia, más que triste lo veo tierno, romántico para bailar lento, abrazado a la persona que más quieres. Me gusta ese sonido envolvente, intimista, es muy adecuado para vivir y disfrutar de esa intimidad. Otro enorme trabajo querido amigo, que tengas un buen día compañero. Salud y paz.
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
muito obrigado, meu amigo, por ver o ator na música e ouvir sua história com tanta clareza. é por isso que sempre valorizo ​​sua escuta - você usa seus olhos!
CelestiaAngel777
CelestiaAngel777 7th Sep 2021 05:38 - 2 years ago
Ballad of an asshole...Hmmm must be some Ballad because it sure doesn't sound like it, judging by this you certainly captured something spectacular!...sounds lovely this has those heart pulling elements similar but not the same obviously as the gentlemen sir robin (CF) has running through his music. Nonetheless this is very good! work here as always. Pulchra Musica.
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
hello ms. A of the everchanging avatar! (you’re a bit of a Scheherazade!) haha, i am that good sir’s squire, i know all about him but i can’t talk here…
err i mean how flattering, really!
i’m so happy to hear your latest tracks, you are just as magic as your avatar, seemingly appearing at will in any musical setting you choose and playing hell out of it. i’ve had the good fortune to chat a bit with mickey/monkwee and he’s been a big fav so i was so surprised and happy. to catch that collab, he must be really chuffed!
ioncewas
ioncewas 7th Sep 2021 04:47 - 2 years ago
Hi xstokes, really nice guitar; I like when the melody bends a bit here and there; overall sounds warm and chilled. Nice job.
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
hey, man — cheers for the listen!
pseudoble
pseudoble 7th Sep 2021 01:52 - 2 years ago
Hey Michael - lovely sound of sweet melodic guitar drifting in the warmth of lofi ambient noise - a heart is breaking somewhere sometime - beautiful track
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
i sure appreciate yr ears — you hear it as it was intended!
crucethus
crucethus 7th Sep 2021 01:30 - 2 years ago
Melancholy anger. the best kind of anger.
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
it saves the spleen!
RitajustRita
RitajustRita 7th Sep 2021 01:29 - 2 years ago
Sounds so peacefull and in the same time a little sad to me.
Your guitarwork is beautifull Michael!!
Need a singer on it
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
it was made at such a different time, but this one still speaks to me. i want to play again more regularly, and so i am grateful for yr encouragement!
dimestop
dimestop 7th Sep 2021 01:20 - 2 years ago
Lovely track, such a sweet dreamy sound, the guitar is viciously beautiful, and ideal for me to retire to bed , you got my final listen of the day xs, I'll sleep well tonight bro
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
hey Paul, i had a similar day yesterday — listened to a week’s worth of loop i missed and yes i too retired in bliss. glad you got the undercurrent!
DijamMusic
DijamMusic 7th Sep 2021 01:06 - 2 years ago
Wow, My dear bro Mike.
Your track title mate fancy talking about our Scottish friend like that HAHA.
Again, another beautiful track.
This time with wonderful Guitar.
I love that sound.
It is just brilliant mate.
Really great job done here.
Well done.
Maj
xstokes
xstokes replied 7th Sep 2021 - 2 years ago
haha, he wants to know who i’m calling a ballad! i’m too happy you liked this mate and geeked about collab!

You might also like these tracks

If you liked ballad of an asshole by xstokes you might also like these other Country tracks.

25th May 2016 01:05 - 8 years ago
Tags :
Description : Here is a country song that I wrote and recorded. I played all the instruments and sang (not the best singer but its fun) as well, drums are from ezdrummer. If you like the track feel free to download it and thanks for listening.
10th Feb 2023 18:41 - 1 year ago
Description : Check out the full production of the Heartache and Whiskey Loop Pack found on my page. Enjoy!
18th May 2024 21:01 - 2 months ago
Description : It was a long winter here, at Dartmoor. 4 Month of continued rain and damp. And suddenly (Drummroll), the sun came back. That did remind me of a collaboration with Silver Bella and her Acapella "Keep the Faith" from last year. A positive song which could have the potential to make a difference to the day. Thanks SB :-)
11th Feb 2022 15:30 - 2 years ago
Tags :
Description : I was actually just trying to mix up some new and old rhythms a while ago and come up with a track that just drew me in. Found it and thought I would put it out there for you guys to chew on. Let me know what you think. Send me some comments.
1st Sep 2013 16:41 - 10 years ago
Description : This is my first serious attempt at a country song.
I am playing all instruments except for the drums....they are MIDI.
The song allowed me the opportunity to try my son-in-laws 1981 Gibson J40 acoustic, my new Dean Resonator Guitar and my new harmonica.
I hope you enjoy.
1st Feb 2014 18:17 - 10 years ago
Tags :
Description : If a girl wanted to do the chorus and a I can do the verse and we can make lryics to so if your a good writer your wanted. if interested send me a comment below
19th May 2021 10:02 - 3 years ago
Description : A country soundtrack. Feel free to add vocals if you want to just make sure to add(ft. Migwel).I would love to hear what you did with it.
For non-commercial use only.
25th Sep 2021 22:10 - 2 years ago
Description : Loops by : Shortbusmusic
11th May 2017 06:44 - 7 years ago
Description : My first attempt at country, Apple loops for drums, the rest a mix of guitars including a lap slide.A fun tune for me hopefully for you as well....Doc
20th Jul 2017 01:43 - 7 years ago
Description : Love Movie title can use for movie/video titles credits please
1st Jun 2021 16:44 - 3 years ago
Description : Unplugged Countrysong

Ueberarbeitet 2022
New Version 2022
8th May 2017 22:07 - 7 years ago
Tags :
Description : Based on ESoreni's acapella "looperman-a-1887991-0010180-esoreni-acapella-51". It was positioned as country music to do, and I attempted to make bluegrass/blues song (never did something like that :) ).Many thanks to ESoreni!
This track is fully noncommercial!
15th Aug 2023 11:34 - 11 months ago
Description : Author: krotan AKA Rozantsev
Music by: krotan
Lyrics by: krotan
Vocal by: gegenregen
Development tool: SchismTracker
11th Oct 2018 02:05 - 5 years ago
Tags :
Description : Piano based track needs singer.
3rd Jul 2022 02:35 - 2 years ago
Description : Inspired by ~ youtu.be/KYSo9j6Msy0