Rob C 16

@boyatheart 

Phuket Thailand   Feb 2008

www.robcooke.net  

Artist Bio

Influences:   ABBA, Beach Boys, Beatles, Big Star, Bowie, Cash, Crazy Horse, Brown, Hendrix, Kinks, Mayfield, Marley, Nirvana, Parliament/Funkadelic, Pistols, Pixies, Rodgers, Sound Garden, Stones, Teenage Fanclub, Who, Wonder, Wray,

Update: 21st March.
I'm still checking in to the site, but have no serious time for commenting. I am still updating a select few of my demos though in case anyone wants to give feedback on them before I commit them to my next album.

Originally from the UK. Now living in Thailand since 2008.

Here are all my FAWM 2017 songs in one playlist for anyone who wants to listen to them all! ๐Ÿ˜€

https://soundcloud.com/robcmusic-inpr...

I created a new Soundcloud profile specifically for hosting FAWM songs. If you want to follow me on Soundcloud outside of FAWM, then please follow the link under my social icons.

The hub for all my online activity is at: http://www.robcooke.net

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  • @cts  Mar 25

    Hey man - the day job has pretty much drained my time. I'm actually out of town at the moment (again) but I'll be in touch.

  • @cts  Mar 15

    Dude...you have no idea how much I'm learning from you...

  • @thefuneralcrasher  Mar 8

    aw - it's so kind of you to give me a mention again...thank you!

  • @kristian  Mar 8

    Thanks for dropping by! I am _very_ humbled by your comment; coming from someone I admire so much sure means alot!

  • @ferry0123 Mar 7

    Thank you for listening and commenting!

  • @wacha Mar 7

    Thank you very much for your comment on "Mandy Lane", I am very flattered by the Dolly Parton mention. Oddly enough, I just did a brief interview where I named her as the first woman I have a conscious memory of knowing about in music.

  • @feeslip58  Mar 7

    Thank you for the nice comments.Amanda wrote a cool song and I happened to be sitting at the table noodling on the guitar when I clicked on her lyrics.

  • @neilconnor Mar 6

    Hi,
    Thanks for your comments on Found Wanting and "The bands that came out of Canvey and Southend in the 70s - Kursal Flyers and Eddie & the Hotrods." yep i was going for that Costello, Lowe, Jags and The Keys sound. Remember seeing Eddie on ToTP, Squeeze, The Motors and of course seeing Canvey Island finest Dr Feelgood, which I saw at Uni in "79. Was in Khao Lak last Nov!! ๐Ÿ˜€ neil

  • @radicalmguy  Mar 6

    Thanks a ton for the comment, its much appreciated!

  • @squeakmouse73 Mar 3

    Thank you for your encouragement on my li'l kitten song. LOL. Yes, that was fun to make and one of my faves this year. I'd always have to tell my cats, "I can't give you what you want if you're stepping underfoot." And, the most memorable was my husband, before he moved and married me, constantly saying to his cat, "Waffles, MOVE!" Crazy critters those cats are. Thank you for your suggestion to pitch the song to a cat food company, as well. I just might do that.

  • @sueawesome Mar 1

    thank you for the comment on the demo for chemical carousel
    I can't take much credit... @iwilleatyou did all the heavy lifting

  • @thefuneralcrasher  Mar 1

    Thank you ๐Ÿ˜€ You've been a big help to me to get through FAWM...and I've really enjoyed listening to your songs...cheers!

  • @tuomoh Mar 1

    Thanks a lot for your kind words on "Ruins", much appreciated!

  • @cts  Mar 1

    Sure - just emailed you!

  • @cts  Feb 28

    Tonight...

  • @cts  Feb 28

    Yep... and I'm going to make it my business to visit some of your tunes in the next few days now that I will have time!

  • @karlsburg25  Feb 28

    Ha ha. Was just attempting to explain that to a mate. I have no outward booked flight yet so am going to try to stretch the cash and stay in Thailand for another month or so i reckon. I will make some movement plans after chilling is done on Koh phangan and Koh phayam. So yeah may well head south, maybe even for visa run, although mymar probably makes more sense with my current location

  • @karlsburg25  Feb 28

    CHeers matey. Do i get a badge for that??? Massive congrats to yourself as well ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @spunky4455 Feb 24

    Thanks, glad you liked my song about writing songs. I appreciate you compliments. I tend to go a bit shorter with song lengths these days, our society is becoming more and more ADD. (or maybe I am)

  • @dutch1967 Feb 23

    Thanks for that great comment on Never Had it So Good. Made my day!!!

  • @mctown Feb 23

    Thanks, I understand. I write during the year as much as I do during fawm if I can. All good.

  • @squeakmouse73 Feb 23

    BTW, forgot to tell you, I really enjoy your guitar style.

  • @squeakmouse73 Feb 23

    Thank you loads, Rob, for your encouragement.

  • @cts  Feb 23

    ...did I mention that our song is FIRE? Did I? FIRE, man...I can't stop listening to it!!

  • @cts  Feb 22

    Dude...dude...I'm still at work but I have got to say this jelly is DEElicious! My co-workers are swooning! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜Ž

  • @michaelepic Feb 21

    Rob, I very much appreciate your comment on my song "My Stache" and your praise over my wordsmithing definitely made my day! Thank you!

  • @vaticanvamps14 Feb 21

    Hey thanks so much for your comment on We Are Quiet Men. It meant a lot man ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @dutch1967 Feb 20

    Wow! Thanks for your comment on The Five Men! I tried to capture the menacing feel that I suspect a line up identification must have. (cannot quite get that sentence right... I hope you understand what I mean)

  • @aprilm Feb 20

    Thanks for checking out Money Man - had a ball with that song!

  • @deadhead  Feb 20

    Thanks for checking out Kiddy Pool. I'm glad you liked it!

  • @cts  Feb 20

    Cool, man, glad you dug it. So - did you get my link?

  • @alebrou Feb 20

    Tnx for dropping by! I will defenitely check out some of your stuff soon! Very curious. As for me.. it's quite a hectic time right now, so I really hope to be able to add a contribution. Hope you're enjoying this edition! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @cts  Feb 19

    Yep - voice seems to be in pretty decent shape. I sent you a reply that I should have some vocals ready by this evening. I'm channeling a little MJ for this one.

  • @sherrycanary  Feb 19

    Hi Rob
    Thanks for coming by and listening to my French ditty Ode to a French Fry, and your lovely comments.

  • @siebass  Feb 18

    Thank you for your insightful comment on "The road is so Long, Lord". That is exactly the vibe I was going for, the even though things are really tough still finding joy in song. Thanks for checking it out!

  • @phlecksy  Feb 18

    Good decision! Pleased to hear it

  • @arthurrossi Feb 16

    Thanks so much for the wonderful comment on "Jimmyยดs back in town"!

  • @siebass  Feb 16

    Listened to "there's a song in my head" from the best one song thread, and I really dug it.

  • @spunky4455 Feb 16

    Thanks a lot for visiting my page...glad you liked our Dark Secrets collab, and yes, I was really intent on capturing the Bowie vibe. You have an outstanding set of music and I look forward to hearing more.

  • @billysea  Feb 15

    Hello my friend. Things are well here just too busy to do much more than listen and comment....but I ALWAYS appreciate good vibes ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @arthurrossi Feb 14

    I would like to thank you for sending me the demo as well as for having created such a beautiful song here... I love it! Thank you very, very much! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @arthurrossi Feb 13

    Hey! Thanks a lot, this is really cool! I love this rock-song! Great arrangement and performance, totally hits the mark here! The sound of the bike at the end was the icing on the cake, love it! Thanks so much!
    May I ask you for a favor? I would love to keep this song also for the time when it gets deleted on this site next year... Could you be so kind to make it downloadable or to send me a demo on my email address? I would be very happy about it... Thanks again!
    Cheers!

  • @thefuneralcrasher  Feb 13

    thank you ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @heidiserwer  Feb 13

    Thanks for your thoughtful comments on "Runaway." Appreciate the listen and feedback!

  • @pcob1993  Feb 13

    Wow man, have you EVER made my day.. thank you so much for your comment. I have you on my list for a listen tonight.
    Pearse

  • @dragondreams  Feb 13

    You're very welcome! ๐Ÿ˜€
    And thanks again for your time with my track. I really like your idea of cosmic mirrors! I can already feel a tune coming from that... ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @dragondreams  Feb 12

    Many thanks, Rob! I *really* enjoyed blasting that one out this morning. ๐Ÿ˜

  • @arthurrossi Feb 12

    Hey! What a lovely surprise! I am looking very, very forward to hearing the demo... My email address is
    arthurrossi18@yahoo.com
    I have already added you as collaborator, so if you like, you can upload the demo as well (or just repost it if you prefer, that way it might get a few more listens eventually)... Thanks once again!

  • @rayboneor  Feb 12

    There are some early indicators that "someone to protect you" is going to be ringing in my head for a while.

  • @deena  Feb 12

    Thanks for answering my question about my recording mishaps! I think you're probably right.... the mystery is how it happened! Hopefully it won't happen again.

  • @caterwauler  Feb 12

    Again, thank you for your lovely feedback. You're the sweetest. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @fearlessflight2014  Feb 11

    Thanks SO much for visiting 'Lucky Girl'. I really appreciate your kind warmth!

  • @waltermosch Feb 11

    Thanks for listening and your kind comments.

  • @lazykat  Feb 11

    Thanks so much for visiting my songs and leaving a comment ๐Ÿ˜€
    Happy fawming ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @michaelepic Feb 10

    It's my pleasure. Thank you for sharing your incredible talent with all of us. I feel privileged to be able to hear a song like "Do Shadows Dream of Light?" from you. You're all kinds of awesome Rob and you've always been better to me than I deserve.

  • @michaelepic Feb 10

    Thank you for the congratulations, Rob! I really appreciate that a lot!

  • @midwayfair Feb 9

    Hi, Rob, I am indeed. Glad to see another DIYer on here!

  • @alphanerg Feb 9

    Thanks for the comment on "Do Androids Dream of Electric Beeps", your friend sounds like he had a fun job and "Androids Cry Mercury Tears" sounds like an awesome song title. I wish i thought of that!

  • @thefuneralcrasher  Feb 8

    thank you, Rob...indeed we should ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @tiller2  Feb 8

    Hey, thanks for your comments on She Knows I Love My Coffee. Still thinking about your shadow/light story. In Carl Jung (and derivative self-help works) there is much discussion of human nature having light and shadow sides, both integral and needing to be in balance. Grist for your mill, as you probably know already.

  • @spinhead  Feb 8

    My initial goal this year was 28 songs, but it's looking like I may revise that upward mid-month. If I write 50 songs, I should get at least a dozen I can perform with pride. Or a grin. Or both.

  • @caterwauler  Feb 8

    Likewise. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @hmorg Feb 8

    Thanks for the comment on "Storm's a-brewin'"! I'm not entirely sure if the shoegaze tag was at all appropriate, or maybe I should've added a drone tag as well.

  • @alboe Feb 8

    And another thank you for listening and commenting to Gone.
    You are so right about the island thing. When the song "came" It reminded me of lots of other songs but there was something bigger and I couldn't grasp it. So it's a calypso song I guess.
    Song is about someone in sunny Italy so there is definitely a link with the sun.

  • @alboe Feb 8

    Catching up on my thankyou's.
    So... thank you for listening and commenting to Wait But Why.

  • @fearlessflight2014  Feb 7

    Thanks for taking the time to listen to 'What if you died today?' I'm really glad you liked it! So good to finish something this FAWM.

  • @valeriecox  Feb 7

    Hi Rob. Yeah, I'm back Can't seem to stay away. This songwriting thing is kinda addictive. ๐Ÿ˜

  • @michaelepic Feb 7

    Hello old friend....I hope you're doing well. I fear I had forgotten that we had met through FAWM! How's the family? How old is that little girl these days? Glad to see you're still alive and kickin' brother...eager to check out your tracks in a short while from now! Lunch time, you understand lol

  • @yam655  Feb 7

    It's easy enough to update the Century Thread. It's one tiny piece that makes the place better. FAWM is a busy place, and including other work/life commitments, having a reminder now and then is helpful. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @spinhead  Feb 7

    I like the "sticky melody" comment on "All These Walls." Sticky melodies are where it's at.

  • @popmythology  Feb 7

    Hey, Rob, yeah, I saw that you had posted it and I figured it was gonna be a song for that album. Things are really busy for me at the moment, and I'm also trying to listen to stuff by people I don't know (to spread the love!) but I will *definitely* come back to listen to that song for sure!

  • @yam655  Feb 7

    Congratulations on making Century Club! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @kovbleu  Feb 7

    Thank you so much for taking time to listen and comment on several of my songs. I'm finally get caught up on some listening myself and wow, you totally rock. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @tiller2  Feb 7

    Glad you liked Mountain Blues, thanks!

  • @jibbidy34  Feb 7

    Aw...thank you for your kind comment about Here For You! Much appreciated x

  • @deena  Feb 7

    Thanks so much for appreciating my singing!! It means a lot.
    xxoo

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 6

    You are very welcome Rob. It is always a pleasure to comment on your songs. I'll be back. Thank you as always for all your support.
    Nadia

  • @stevenwesleyguiles  Feb 6

    @boyatheart I don't know if I have P90s on it or not. I DO know that I used the Vintage Warmer 2 plugin on it and THAT makes stuff sound freakin' FAT tonewise. It's my new favorite use-it-too-much plugin.

  • @zecoop  Feb 6

    Loved your stuff last year and this year is right back at top form. Loved it. And yea... I do have a very inexpensive SX tele, which I got for the tremolo bar, as much a for the tele sound. I have four guitars from Rondo, actually, with an SX fretless bass, an Agile 3100 Les Paul and an Agile Harm 3 elec 12 string. Good guitars for a price I can afford to experiment in sound. I also love my Gibson Les Paul Special, my Epiphone LP Pro and Danelectro DC59. But I don't have a problem, lol, ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @dragondreams  Feb 6

    Aww. Thanks Rob! ๐Ÿ˜Š

  • @dutch1967 Feb 6

    Thanks for commenting on Red Light Fever. I do the same when I record others. Haven't been able to fool myself yet. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • @timfatchen  Feb 6

    Squier strats. Mine's only a humble Bullet, but oh! it's a lovely guitar that just asks to be fondled. About 12 years old? I did look up the number and it turns out a GOOD Bullet, not that I would know with my incompetent playing. It had been through multiple owners none of whom played it after the first week they had it, more or less...

  • @billysea  Feb 6

    Thanks for your very kind comments on my song. Unfortunately the guitar work is a garage band loop. I'm nowhere good enough to pull something that good off ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @caterwauler  Feb 5

    Thank you for your lovely comments as well. ๐Ÿ˜€
    Yes, the first week is always hectic ; good luck with whatever is in progress. Looking forward to it.

  • @thetau  Feb 5

    Hey Rob,
    Thanks for checking in.
    I'm planning on doing a little more completed Production this year than usual for me. So I'm a bit slower at getting started, but I have lots in the works, already. I'll send you a note when I get my first song posted... Maybe today.
    Russ ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @hmorg Feb 5

    Thanks for the comment on "This Warm Place"! Much appreciated!

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 5

    Hi Rob, thank you for your kind message, listening and commenting. Looking forward to hearing your songs. Will be back as soon as I possibly can.
    Nadia

  • @thefuneralcrasher  Feb 5

    thanks for your kind words RE Broadmoor...very much appreciated!

  • @popmythology  Feb 4

    No rush! Take your time. I can just remind you after FAWM. Focus on writing! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @popmythology  Feb 4

    Oh, I wasn't thinking of anything specific, at least not right now. I just wanted to keep it and treasure it for myself, but I didn't download and save the mp3s from last year. (Long story because I thought I had but it turned out to be a false memory). Could you send me the current version you have as is? If you plan on tweaking it later at some point I'd like that version too!

  • @popmythology  Feb 4

    But I like the songs where you let off steam! If that's what wants to come out you should let it! (Of course I like your light-hearted ones too). Oh, by the way, Rob, do you happen to still have the file for our collab from last year?

  • @resonut123  Feb 4

    Good Gawd, you're back with a vengeance- dig the Good Guys tune.

  • @chriddof  Feb 1

    Thanks for the comment! Hope you do well this year.

  • @popmythology  Feb 1

    Thanks for the message, Rob! It was a truly intense and horrible year for me last year so I wasn't sure I'd have the time to participate this year, but I guess I just can't stay away from FAWM. Very eager to hear what you come up with this year. You know I always love your stuff.

  • @musicsongwriter Jan 31

    Hi Rob, have a great February!
    Nadia

  • @scottlake Jan 31

    Enjoyed the production on your showcase song. Great mix; bass kicks just right, love the panned guitars and the Freddie Mercury like vox on the chorus sections.

  • @scottlake Jan 31

    Enjoyed the production on your showcase song. Great mix; bass kicks just right, love the panned guitars and the Freddie Mercury like vox on the chorus sections.

  • @kovbleu  Jan 31

    Thank you!! I hope you have an awesome FAWM as well!! ๐Ÿ˜€

  • @johncrossman  Jan 31

    Howdy Rob, great to see you back here!

  • @billysea  Jan 31

    Hi Rob. Just gave a listen to "there's a song in my head" from the "showcase" thread. Don't think I heard that last year but it is a wonderful song and I really enjoyed it.