The Jelly Factory! 15

@cts 

Chesterfield USA   Feb 2009

Artist Bio

Influences:   All genres...really.

FAWM #9 😀 -
This is the dawning of the Cybersinger...

UPDATE:
So, I've been sidelined by the flu and it has been a little difficult to overcome. I will be honoring all collabs that I have committed to thus far.

Music will consist of me using my Yamaha four track recorder, a vintage Ensoniq ASR 10 (which I have totally forgotten how to use and have only 4 days to make music before returning it). Also, because I'd like to dedicate the last few days to strictly commenting, the demos may sound "incomplete" in most cases. It'll still be jelly, though!

Songs (15)

#1 A Revelation 32
Feb 2017
#2 Swimming Pool @donaldlyre 35
Feb 2017
#3 Zombie After-Party @odilongreen  32
Feb 2017
#4 Take The Time 14
Feb 18
#5 Connected (Demo Version) @ladyred 9
Feb 20
#6 Belong 2 U @boyatheart  21
Feb 22
#7 Razor Candy @raygungirls  3
Feb 22
#8 Bleed @debs  17
Feb 23
#9 Central Park @nancyrost  14
Feb 26
#10 The Inevitable Return of Don Cringles (ft. Unpronounceable and Dragondreams) @lazyafro 15
Feb 26
#11 The Weird Experience @kristian  9
Feb 27
#12 The Touch @donaldlyre 1
Feb 28
#13 Scream If U ❤ Me @boyatheart  10
Feb 28
#14 Last minute in Progress! @boyatheart  ZONG
Mar 1
#15 Against It All @ajna1960  ZONG
Mar 1

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  • @boyatheart  Mar 25

    As the hook line in one of my FAWM 2017 songs says "I Will be Waiting"
    But never with any expectations or deadlines. Your time is my time my brother and you'll never find me "tapping my watch". Take care of yourself and your responsibilities first at all times. Peace bro! 😀

  • @yam655  Mar 19

    Congratulations on hitting Century Club! 😀

  • @kahlo2013  Mar 18

    Oh!!! So sorry to hear that! How frustrating for you. I totally understand. Onward!

  • @boyatheart  Mar 18

    I just checked out Geggy Tah. I had never heard of them until you mentioned them in your comment. I'm diggin' their sound. Thanks for that!

  • @squeakmouse73 Mar 16

    Thank you much for your encouragement. Some songs are just means to vent. LOL. I do often wonder, though, if all this crap would keep selling if we wouldn't keep putting so much of it out there. I'd like to think not, but I am a dreamer. 😀

  • @ajna1960  Mar 16

    Hellooo again ! I couldn't get them to play in Drive either, apparently the files are too big to play in Drive. I had to download it (lolol) and then check it - and yes I can hear it.
    Hate my voice though 😞

  • @boyatheart  Mar 16

    Hey Craig. Thanks for that extremely BIG compliment! It goes both ways. Glad we're teaching each other!

  • @fearlessflight2014  Mar 14

    You look like you are madly at work still finishing collaborations just like me. You don't need to hear my stuff, check out the fawmlings, some of them are amazing!

  • @nancyrost  Mar 14

    Thanks, Craig! I'm still hanging around when I can, and look forward to hearing what you unlock. 😀

  • @lazyafro Mar 3

    The song seems like people liked it my man! Thanks so much for collabing wit me, I really appreciate it! We finally got one done!

  • @ajna1960  Mar 2

    Hi Craig 😀 Email sent with a link to some files on Google Drive - hope it works.
    They are way too big to attach to an email.
    Let me know if they are ok, or if my voice is too crap 😉

  • @ajna1960  Mar 2

    Working on it right now !! Been with the farrier all morning giving my donkey his regular manicure 😉

  • @robs  Mar 1

    Hi Craig! It was hard this year to get some music out of me. I have a lot of catching up to do, I'll listen to all your stuff later. Let's keep in contact!

  • @boyatheart  Mar 1

    I sent you an email with a guide track and I'm on it with the other one.

  • @boyatheart  Mar 1

    Hey Craig. I just had a last minute idea spew out and I'm gonna put something together. Blues, Soul type of vibe. Are you interested in doing something with it? If so I'll add you and we can work on it through March. I'll get a demo done soon. It'll be a simple arrangement.

  • @nuchoyce Feb 28

    Im glad Im able to check these out now. The songs were locked early on. Great work man!

  • @boyatheart  Feb 28

    Keeping me in suspense I see. I guess I'm about 15 hours ahead of you or something like that, so arrival probably about lunchtime tomorrow for me. 😀

  • @ajna1960  Feb 28

    We didn't get around to our collab 😞 Want to do something fast to help reach 14 ? Meanwhile I will console myself with listening to some of your tracks 😀

  • @boyatheart  Feb 28

    Hey man you're nearly there. I'm so rootin' for ya!
    If you have anything you wanted me to add to, just post it, tag me, send it and lock it if you need to sneak one in to hit your 14.
    I'll send back what's required in short order. 😀

  • @boyatheart  Feb 23

    Hey Craig. I'm very happy you like our little ditty. I was getting more excited as it developed. I got really swept away by it.
    Killer vocal man... so smoooooth. 😀

  • @petemurphy  Feb 22

    Sorry for the late reply. I've been crap at responding to messages while this FAWM whirlwind is going on. I hope you're well. I'll check out some what you've been up to when I get a moment.

  • @boyatheart  Feb 22

    I uploaded a demo. I hope you like it.
    Now I really need some sleep. it's nearly 2:30am!

  • @raygungirls  Feb 22

    got your message. Send what you got and we'll see what I can do. Be helpful if you can give me an idea of genre (I'm best at Hard Rock, Goth, Punk, Metal, Alternative... eletronica)

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 22

    Hi Craig, thank you so much for your beautiful comment on my lyric. After two days of trying everything I could including watching countless tutorials I called my order son who in 5 minutes sorted it! Thank you for your kind words. I am lucky to be along Your collaborators. I can see you posted your new collaboration. Hope you sorted your problem too. Looking forward to hearing your songs and collabs. Good luck with everything.
    Nadia

  • @ladyred Feb 21

    Thank-you. <3 <3

  • @ladyred Feb 20

    Damn ... Was not expecting that ... Nicely done, good sir!

  • @boyatheart  Feb 20

    Yeah I downloaded the vocal tracks and imported them. I just finished adding a bass track. It's all coming together! 😀

  • @boyatheart  Feb 20

    Wow, the vocal is great! 😀 You know I think we're getting a sound!
    Would you be able to email me the lyrics please? I'm gonna give this one some special care and attention. 😀

  • @mishykatz  Feb 19

    Thanks for the great feedback! Regards!

  • @boyatheart  Feb 19

    Sweet man! I'm looking forward to it. 😀

  • @boyatheart  Feb 19

    Hey Craig, my man!
    I'm just checking if you got my mail with a link to a scratch demo.
    Let me know if you did or not and if you're into doing something.
    Hope you're well. 😀

  • @sherrycanary  Feb 19

    Craig
    So glad you liked my Jazz piece It Wasn't Me. Means a lot that you like it
    Still amazed it got chosen for a jazz Real Book.
    Waitin to get a yoo hoo for a collab...if you get around to it

  • @aprilm Feb 19

    Thank you for listening and commenting on Not Today. I so appreciate the feedback!

  • @thebschip Feb 18

    Thanks for coming by to listen and write, even though my demos weren't up quite yet; if you wanted to hear A Win for the Dark Mind, it has a video up now. I'm looking forward to hearing yours, especially with "comedy rap zombies hero-chick geek" as tags!!!

  • @ajna1960  Feb 16

    There is no hurry 😀 Talk soon 😀

  • @ajna1960  Feb 16

    Haven't forgot that something that needs finishing lol Maybe you are too busy setting all your jellies 😉
    And that collab too !

  • @lazyafro Feb 2017

    Email sent 😉

  • @metalfoot  Feb 2017

    Too kind of you, your comment on "the road is long"... thanks for listening!

  • @lazyafro Feb 2017

    Schweet. Expect an email in a day or two 😁

  • @popmythology  Feb 2017

    Hey, Craig, are you on any other social media? Just curious.

  • @lazyafro Feb 2017

    Awwwyeah! Send me your email, I've got something up my sleeve..

  • @headfirstonly  Feb 2017

    Thanks for the nice comments, Craig - as for the Bowie thing, it wasn't intentional but I grew up in Bromley, which was his stomping ground in the 60s (it was Billy Idol's in the 70s, too...)

  • @boyatheart  Feb 2017

    Hope your feeling better. I've had at the beginning of for FAWM 3 years running, except this year the after effects didn't stick around to mess up my voice for recording demos. Last year it was bad.
    I feel for you man. It sucks.

  • @karlsburg25  Feb 2017

    Ha ha. I am travelling India, Sri lanka and Thailand so wasn't anticipating taking part in fawm but its amazing what you can do with an iphone and audacity free (although a new guitar would be nice 😉 )

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 2017

    Thank you Craig for your kind comment.
    Have a nice weekend.
    Nadia

  • @kc5 Feb 2017

    Thanks so much for your feedback, cts! Love how you express things!

  • @kahlo2013  Feb 2017

    Thanks for checking in! I just wrote this one that makes me happy but not sure if it is a style you like to do... if not just say so and I will write something else today!
    http://fawm.org/songs/69902/

  • @karlsburg25  Feb 2017

    Thanks for the comments mate and you're from Chesterfield! me too!! although in the UK. Will get around to listening to your stuff when wifi starts behaving over here in sri lanka!

  • @kristian  Feb 2017

    Next in line for my collab-bonanaza! Hopefully get started on something tonight and send you something !

  • @nancyrost  Feb 2017

    Sorry to hear about the bug, hope you're better now! Looking forward to your cassette. In the meantime, I think you'll enjoy the final version of the Derek episode you participated in: http://fawm.org/songs/68672/

  • @lazyafro Feb 2017

    Welcome back CTS! Happy FAWMing to you!!

    would you be willing to reprise your role as everyone's favorite superspy?

  • @tamsnumber4  Feb 2017

    Thanks for listening to my song "Underneath The Tree", I appreciate it.

  • @aquamunkee  Feb 2017

    Hey Craig, I stopped by to treat my ears to some groovy jelly but the link to "A Revelation" doesn't appear to be working.

  • @jacobmorales  Feb 2017

    @cts thanks. I always worry most about vocals in all my tracks. I'm glad you dug it! 👌🏽

  • @kovbleu  Feb 2017

    Thanks for listening to "Sever" and leaving such nice feedback. Yeah, I actually had oral surgery last Thursday to extract a tooth. But thankfully, it didn't slow me down too much. I was worried I wouldn't be able to sing for a while. But, I actually ended up with a cool song out of it called "Extraction" - haha!

  • @thebschip Feb 2017

    Thanks for visiting and for the comments! The demo for my first tune is up now, if you want to listen. 😀

  • @nancyrost  Feb 2017

    Got it! Thanks for sending me all those takes, too. I'm using the third one.

  • @zecoop  Feb 2017

    Awesome!! Nope, no one listed... I'm letting people claim spots, so post on that forum and hopefully we'll get some takers. 😀

  • @zecoop  Feb 2017

    Still planning on 4-tracking?

  • @riverbear14 Feb 2017

    Thank you very much. I will actually spend some time here tomorrow..

  • @faceofeinstein  Feb 2017

    Hey man, I appreciate the kind words. The rest of the song aside, I knew I had something with that last verse haha. Cheers.

  • @timfatchen  Feb 2017

    Thanks for the Tracing Me comments. We loathe the "instant available" world, beign children of the wild and wide spaces. We do have a cellphone, and have to get another now, but I never give the number out. "Use the landline. If we're away, that will be patched through to whatever satphone or cellphone we're using. We may even answer within 4 hours."

  • @gordon Feb 2017

    Hi there. Thanks for having a listen to Murder house. Are you up late or am I up early? Have a great FAWM 😀

  • @ladyred Feb 2017

    Can't wait ... 😉

  • @headfirstonly  Feb 2017

    Hey Craig - glad to see the Jelly in full effect once more!

    Thanks for the kind words. Still micing the Stick with an SM-57 but oh boy, the difference a new amp can make...

  • @meriamber  Feb 2017

    Thank you for leaving such a lovely comment on my song!! I'm stoked you liked it 😁

  • @ladyred Feb 2017

    Tempted, you say? 😉

  • @arthurrossi Feb 2017

    Hey! I would like to thank you very, very much for your wonderful comment on "Blue waters"! I enjoyed so much reading it... 😀

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 2017

    You are very welcome Craig, I already know something special is happening as you are posting your beautiful and truly special songs.
    Looking forward for more spectaculour musical treats from Jelly Factory.
    Nadia

  • @raygungirls  Feb 2017

    Got your bat signal. Email me what help you need info at raygungirls dot com

  • @kahlo2013  Feb 2017

    Sounds great! I will do my best to come up with lyrics for your track but you will have to do the vocals! I have no ability in that area!!!

  • @dragondreams  Feb 2017

    I'm doing good, bruv. How about you?
    Oh wow! I'm your pacemaker! 😁
    I kinda feel like one of those motivational exercise buddies now.
    We can do this! Now get on with some more JELLY!
    I'm going to drop you an email with the answers to that question you asked about the dreamy reverb too. Prolly be tomorrow now though. 😊

  • @odilongreen  Feb 2017

    Absolutely. I just responded to your email. 😀

  • @musicsongwriter Feb 2017

    Thank you so much Craig for reading and commenting on my lyric. I appreciate your support very much. Will be back soon.
    Nadia

  • @sherrycanary  Feb 2017

    Hey...thanks for catching the chorus in my political satire song.
    Hope we can do a collab

  • @nancyrost  Feb 2017

    That coda was all done by Hoops. He was always great at string arrangements. Here's one he was proud of: http://paulturrell.com/music/boa/albu...

  • @kahlo2013  Feb 2017

    Hey! I feel lucky! I was just assigned to work with you in the random collaboration challenge. Always love your music. I can start with some lyrics. Do you want to throw out a topic/idea/theme or title you would like me to write about? Or would you prefer putting some music down and see if I can come up with lyrics?

  • @valeriecox  Feb 2017

    Thanks. Thought I'd give the sax a try. Haven't played one in years. Then I picked one up at addiction for $30. Can't beat that.

  • @jacobmorales  Feb 2017

    Cheers. As always, I'm stoked to hear what you've got in store! Don't hold back the jelly.

  • @rops  Feb 2017

    Thanks for the comment on Rock And Roll Soul. I'll definitely try the vocal mix tips you gave!

  • @ladyred Feb 2017

    Thanks for your feedback on "Want Me" <3

  • @fearlessflight2014  Feb 2017

    So good to see you hear again!

  • @michaelepic Feb 2017

    CTS....the Cadillac Man of FAWM! Don't ask...trying to be clever lol all cheesiness aside, happy to see you again this year bro!

  • @pipewrench67  Feb 2017

    Always vigilante (unless alcohol is involved).

  • @katebirdrex  Feb 2017

    I've been away from FAWM for a minute, and was so happy to see your name come up in the forums! Look forward to hearing your work this year. 😀

  • @katebirdrex  Feb 2017

    I've been away from FAWM for a minute, and was so happy to see your name come up in the forums! Look forward to hearing your work this year. 😀

  • @timfatchen  Feb 2017

    Dropbox...not supposed to stop yet. My public folder is still working...small consolation I guess...March 17 was when I was notified.

  • @timfatchen  Feb 2017

    I was about to yell at you for no demo until I saw the song (A revelation) had only been up 1min. So I'll wait patiently and THEN yell, OK?

  • @cblack  Feb 2017

    Thanks for the comment. Honestly, if I can make even 1 song I'm really happy with this month, I'll consider it a success. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with. 😁

  • @johnstaples  Feb 2017

    Craig! FAWM has been open almost 12 hours now...get one up here for me to listen to and love! 😀

  • @ajna1960  Feb 2017

    Helloooooo Craig ! So good to see you again 😀 And YES, we do have something fun to do/finish 😀 I can't wait 😀
    Hopefully some collabs too, if you are game 😀

  • @arthurrossi Feb 2017

    Hi! I hope you are fine, my friend... I wish you a wonderful month...

  • @rich Jan 2017

    Thanks man.lookin forward to hearin your tunes.

  • @mrblitz000 Jan 2017

    have a good one, cts!

  • @beat  Jan 2017

    Hi, nice reading you 'round here again. Cheers.

  • @chandra83  Jan 2017

    Hey there! Happy FAWMing! 😀

  • @negasi  Jan 2017

    Hey! I am doing well, really pumped about this year's FAWM. I've kinda fallen off creatively the last couple of years (I think kids coming into the picture can do that to ya!) They are almost 3 and almost 1 now 😁. Really looking to push myself this FAWM both in lyrics, and if I manage to hook something up, recording as well. How are you doing? Always look forward to hearing your stuff! 😀 Glad to hear from ya 😁

  • @jinx  Jan 2017

    Heyhey man, good to see you again!

  • @leslie  Jan 2017

    Hey man! Can't wait to hear your smooth again.

  • @carlos  Jan 2017

    Welcome back! I can taste the jelly already...