'Silly String II'


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Individual Song Breakdowns

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Credits

1. Hand of the Giant
2. Snarl
3. Coffee Terrorist
4. Overreacting Bad-Karma Boy
5. Inextricable
6. What Happened to the Pause Button?
7. Chucklehead
8. He Slept like a Maniac
9. Random Hajile
10. Obstreperous Restriction
11. The Adventures of Nerd Wolf
12. Fleshier Glitch
13. Napent
14. A Slightly Unfinished Sound
15. The End of an Error

 · Travis Orbin - Drum set, Percussion on all but 9
 · Adam Edgemont - Guitar on 1-4, 6-8, 11-13, 15, Acoustic Guitar on 1
 · Cameron McLellan - Bass on all but 9, 14
 · Matthew Riggen - Trumpet on 1, 7, 10, 14, Trombone on 7
 · Jeff Siegfried - Saxophone on 3, 10
 · John Sims - Upright Bass on 14
 · Ben Rachbach - Piano on 14
 · Felonious Hunk - Theremin on 13
 · Sophia Uddin - Violin on 5
 · Owen McKinley - Congas, Bongos on 7
 · Ben Eller - Guitar solo on 12
 · Sound design by Travis Orbin
 · Music composed by Travis Orbin
 · Voices in phone call on 15 are Elliot Coleman, Jason Campbell
 · Children on 10 are Mason and Ian Campbell
 · Additional guitar arrangements on 4, 7 by Adam Edgemont
 · Additional bass arrangements on 4, 5, 11 by Cameron McLellan
 · Additional piano arrangements on 14 by Ben Rachbach
 · Additional trumpet arrangements on 14 by Matthew Riggen
 · Additional upright bass arrangements on 14 by John Sims
 · Synth Production by Patrick Campbell
 · Produced by Travis Orbin
 · Drums and percussion engineered by Travis Orbin of Woodshed Studios
 · Drum editing and mixing by Travis Orbin
 · Additional drum mixing by Justin Bonfini
 · Guitar engineered by Adam Edgemont at his home studio
 · Guitar on 12 engineered by Ben Eller at his home studio
 · Bass engineered by Cameron McLellan at his home studio
 · Trumpet, trombone, saxophone, upright bass, violin engineered by Gabriel Riccio at his
   home studio
 · Piano engineered by Jeremy Goody of Megasonic Sound
 · Theremin engineered by Felonious Hunk at GodCity Studio
 · Percussion engineered by Owen McKinley at his home studio
 · Guitar and bass re-amping by Patrick Campbell
 · Mixed and Mastered by Patrick Campbell of Epilog Sound
 · Cover art by Travis Orbin

Thank you to my fans, friends, associates, and family; especially my parents for their perpetual support and my neighbors for putting up with all of the racket. Also, thank you to my endorsements: Pearl Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Remo drumheads, Vic Firth drumsticks, Vratim drum shoes, the Hi-Hat Razer, and E-Pad! Practice Pads.

Special thanks to Gabriel Riccio for doubling as a talent scout for this record. Extra special thanks to Patrick and Erika Campbell for their hospitality.

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Finite Gear List:

'Silly String II' Gear List:

"Hand of the Giant"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (medium-ish tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom hats (14" K Constantinople bottom (top) / 14" K Custom High Definition bottom (bottom)), 11" FX Oriental "Trash" Splash, 6" A Custom Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 19" K China

"Snarl"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (medium-ish tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, small 'stack' (8" FX Trashformer / 10" A Custom EFX), 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"Coffee Terrorist"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (tight tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, 6" A Custom Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 19" K China

"Overreacting Bad-Karma Boy"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (medium-ish tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, 6" A Custom Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 19" K China

"Inextricable"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (medium-ish tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, 6" A Custom Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 19" K China

"What Happened to the Pause Button?"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (tight tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, small 'stack', 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"Chucklehead"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 4"x14" maple piccolo snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 8" A Custom Splash, 11" FX Oriental "Trash" Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 21" K Heavy Ride, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"He Slept like a Maniac"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 4"x14" maple piccolo snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, regular 'stack' (14" A Custom EFX / 16" FX Oriental China "Trash"), 12" A Special Recording Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"Obstreperous Restriction"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 4"x14" maple piccolo snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant (towel taped over Falam Slam during 'bebop' section)
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats (15" K Light Hi-hats during 'bebop' section), 8" A Custom Splash, small 'stack', 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 21" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash

"The Adventures of Nerd Wolf"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 4"x14" maple piccolo snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, 11" FX Oriental "Trash" Splash, 6" A Custom Splash, 12" A Special Recording Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"Fleshier Glitch"
· same exact setup as "Coffee Terrorist"

"Napent"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (medium-ish tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, regular 'stack', 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

"A Slightly Unfinished Sound"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor coated batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 4"x14" maple piccolo snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant (towel taped over Falam Slam)
Cymbals (from left to right, player's perspective):
21" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, 15" K Light Hi-hats, 11" FX Oriental "Trash" Splash, 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 22" K Constantinople Renaissance Ride, 20" K Custom Flat Top Ride

"The End of an Error"
· 12"/16" Reference Pure tom-toms with Remo Vintage Emperor clear batters/Emperor clear resonants
· 6.5"x14" Reference brass snare drum with Controlled Sound X batter/Ambassador Hazy snare side (tight tuning)
· 20" Reference Pure bass drum with Remo Powerstroke III coated batter/Ebony Powerstroke III ported resonant
Cymbals:
20" K Heavy Ride, 19" K Dark Thin Crash, custom 14" hats, regular 'stack', small 'stack', 13" A New Beat Hi-hats, 19" K Custom Hybrid Crash, 18" K Custom Special Dry China

Sticks:
· Vic Firth SRH2/Hammers


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