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#183124 - 12/06/12 03:15 PM [User Showcase] Come & Go
Guitarhacker Offline

Registered: 04/03/09
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This song is still in the works.... working on new vocal tracks.

The instruments are a combination of live played and Real Band.

The song is called Come & Go... recorded in my home studio.

thoughts and comments are welcome.
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#183125 - 12/06/12 04:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Guitarhacker]
PgFantastic Offline

Registered: 02/11/05
Posts: 2646
Loc: Kentucky
Vocal is strong to me. Nice mix. Thanks for sharing!

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#183126 - 12/06/12 06:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: PgFantastic]
ROG Offline

Registered: 12/12/11
Posts: 2614
Loc: York, England
Brilliant track.

Very smooth and professional production and a good mix. Particularly liked the voice - at times I thought it had shades of Stevie Nicks in the phrasing and the inflections.
You say you're still working on new vocal tracks and it would be nice to hear some harmony in there, but it's still a really good track as it stands.



#183127 - 12/06/12 08:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: ROG]
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Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Great voice and good mix.


#183128 - 12/07/12 12:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: boehm]
seeker Offline

Registered: 12/06/05
Posts: 4047
Loc: 80 Mi North of Sacramento CA

Ditto's on above comments.
Powerful vocals, really nice.
Lyrics tell a good story.

Thanks for sharing you music with us.

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#183129 - 12/07/12 04:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: seeker]
Pat Marr Offline

Registered: 10/25/08
Posts: 7548
Loc: Winston-Salem, NC
Nice recording!
Who is the vocalist?

#183130 - 12/07/12 09:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Pat Marr]
Guitarhacker Offline

Registered: 04/03/09
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The vocalist is a local girl who has a country/bluegrass CD out and records in a studio owned by her dad. Her name is Stevee Rose. I heard about her through some musician friends and contacted her.
As I mentioned in the first post, we are working on a better take on the vocals. we plan on several unique takes for layering, as well as harmony to fatten the choruses. I'll likely repost this when it's done.

I'm one town away and have my studio where I recorded and mixed the musical tracks....The tracks are a mix of RB tracks and live stuff.

I use Sonar X1 as my DAW....
You can find my music at:

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#183131 - 12/07/12 03:48 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Guitarhacker]
SpaceDog Offline

Registered: 04/01/11
Posts: 953
Loc: Maryland
This is a very good song. I'm looking forward to hearing the finished product. It'll be great!

#183132 - 12/07/12 04:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: SpaceDog]
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Guitarhacker, don’t mess with this too much as it is pretty good as is! Maybe just a harmony part would do it.
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#183133 - 12/07/12 06:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: MarioD]
Noel96 Offline

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 13525
Loc: Australia
Hi Guitarhacker,

Really nice. As others have already mentioned, the final mix sounds great, very professional. Please pass on my compliments to the singer, too. She's got a brilliant voice.


#183134 - 12/07/12 09:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Noel96]
Sundance Offline

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4220
Nice singing. Nice mix.
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#183135 - 12/08/12 02:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Guitarhacker]
Achordocaster Offline

Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 534
Loc: Grand Junction, Colorado USA
Yea this one's sounding pretty darn good. Looking forward to the finished version.
She has a very nice voice.

Thanks for sharing,


#183136 - 12/08/12 02:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Achordocaster]
austin51 Offline

Registered: 11/25/12
Posts: 126
Loc: Texas
Excellent song in every respect.

Outstanding melody on the chorus. Very strong.

#183137 - 12/08/12 05:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Guitarhacker]
F.M.M. Offline

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1182
hi guitarhacker well done great vocal mix everything top notch thanks eric

#183138 - 12/09/12 01:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: F.M.M.]
dcuny Offline

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 2364
Loc: Sacramento, California
I agree with everyone else - great song, singer and a solid production. I can easily imagine how this song is going to shine with another level of polish.

My only thought is that song feels short. The first verse feels like a second verse to me - it's very abstract. I'd like the first verse to set up a specific scene of the ex-lovers "coming and going" before moving on to generalities.

Keep in mind this advice is coming from someone who's never written a successful song!

Verse 2 has the lyric "to mends our broken heart", which should probably be "to mend our broken hearts."

Anyway, really well done.
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Vocal control, you say. Never heard of it. Is that some kind of ProTools thing?

#183139 - 12/09/12 08:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: dcuny]
Guitarhacker Offline

Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 5793
Thanks to all the replies...

I have been out of town for a few days....

Plans are to record a new vocal track fixing the issues with this version.... record a few "layering" tracks and 2 harmony tracks remixing primarily the vocal tracks only.

I will post the "final" version back here as soon as we have it ready.
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#183140 - 12/10/12 08:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Guitarhacker]
Tommyc Offline

Registered: 01/08/11
Posts: 2750
Great Song!

#183141 - 12/11/12 09:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Come & Go [Re: Tommyc]
floyd jane Offline

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6157
Loc: Florida
Agree with all that been said. Good song, production, and mix. GReat vocal.
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