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#395165 - 02/09/17 12:08 PM [User Showcase] Surf Is On The Rise
dani48 Offline
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Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Hi, friends !:))

I wrote this tune as I wanted to
see if I still could get a sound
out of me that in some diminutive
way would resemble surf music.

As I did it I came to realize that
my gear is not sophisticated enough
to get the smooth sound on the vocals
that I wanted so, I just have to keep
experimenting !

The Style used is BeachCar.STY, a style that
I think I have used sometimes before, but maybe not with
the same instruments all through.

The instros here are:

Bass:34, Elecpiano:6, Drums: RD:S country shuffle, Guitar: 26
VoiceOohs: GM2 54/1, Strings:51, Strings 2: 1641 Synth Pad

Recorded with mixcraft 7 pro on my laptop. Compressor and Reverb
used.Here are the links:

http://soundcloud.com/user-337827005/surf-is-on-the-rise

http://app.box.com/s/f00x4wlbh2n1hntprptmdk6xhw85bzl2

...and the lyrics:

SURF IS ON THE RISE (MUSIC AND LYRICS BY NORMAN WIBE)

Grab your board and get up on board, now let´s take my ford today
surf is on the rise, guys
let´s go where the skies meet
the sea at your feet
as the tidal waves are breaking on the bay

Won´t be long, til we surf along, throwin´our troubles away
let us find ourselves right there, where
all the waves are high enough
it´s gonna be so tough
as they wildly break upon us all the way

Can you hear, the mighty sound, taste the salty air
feel the water cooling you both high and low, from top til toe
nothing though will slow you on the go, so

Grab your board and get up on board, now let´s take my ford today
surf is on the rise, guys
let´s go where the skies meet
the sea at your feet
as the tidal waves are breaking on the bay

Can you hear, the mighty sound, taste the salty air
feel the water cooling you both high and low, from top til toe
nothing though will slow you on the go, so
nothing though will slow you on the go !


Cheers
Dani

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#395167 - 02/09/17 12:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
rsdean Offline
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Dani,

A very cool and fun song... Great job on the lyrics and production - love your vocal.

Bob
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#395194 - 02/09/17 03:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
PeterF Offline
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Loc: Sydney Australia
Dani

Nice surf feel (the harmonies make it) - impressive use of layered vocals - well done.

Peter

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#395260 - 02/10/17 12:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
RichMac Offline
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Hi Dani. Like the second half best where you wind it up a notch.
Great vocals and harmonies. Cheers.
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#395266 - 02/10/17 02:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
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You are still to surfmaster Dani!
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#395370 - 02/10/17 01:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
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Dani,

Your vocals sound pretty smooth to me and the song is upbeat and catchy.I enjoyed listening - a musical sunny break from the Canadian winter!

Robert

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#395430 - 02/10/17 04:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: rsdean]
dani48 Offline
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Hi, Bob !:))

Very many thanks for
your most kind comment !:))

Cheers
Dani

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#395451 - 02/10/17 06:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Registered: 01/18/16
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Hi dani48, very rockin' tune! I enjoyed the laidback vibe and feel. Nice work! smile
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#395486 - 02/11/17 01:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
Noel96 Offline
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Loc: Australia
Hey Dani,

Very entertaining! I always love up-beat and happy music. You had me tapping my feet (both of them) from start to finish.

It's two vigorous thumbs up from me! Great job smile

All the best,
Noel
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#395498 - 02/11/17 05:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
Scott C Offline
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Awesome Dani and well timed. We have had such a cold winter it was nice to close my eyes and feel the sun on my face. Excellent vocal..
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#395514 - 02/11/17 06:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: RichMac]
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Originally Posted By: RichMac
Hi Dani. Like the second half best where you wind it up a notch.
Great vocals and harmonies. Cheers.


Dani,

Richard said just what I was thinking... you rally "took off" in that second half!...

fj
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#395546 - 02/11/17 08:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
VideoTrack Offline
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Great song, Dani

I really liked the lyrics. Cleverly written and you've captured a great sound.
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#395560 - 02/11/17 10:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
molsenhouse Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
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hi dani!

great surf vibe!
great vocals and production – you made me happy!!! :-)
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#396306 - 02/16/17 01:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
Janice & Bud Offline
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Surf man returns!

Wonderful harmonies and makes us ready for spring!

Enjoyed it...

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#396314 - 02/16/17 02:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Surf Is On The Rise [Re: dani48]
Callie - PG Music Online   happy
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Posts: 1203
Loc: Victoria, BC
Great song - now I want to go hang out at the beach!

This is today's Hot Forum Topic!

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