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#421566 - 07/13/17 02:26 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Great White
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Great White (Soundcloud link)

Great White
c.2017 Bob Buford

Fun little surf rock song inspired by Xtra Styles 3 PAK, POP Category, Bigwave.sty. I grew up loving the Ventures, Beach Boys and all the surf music, though I was totally landlocked and miles from anything resembling a surfable wave. Still those magical guitar sounds inspired me to work on my guitar chops way back then.

I used a Fender Subsonic Telecaster for the lead guitar run through a Johnson J Station set to a maxed-out vibrato preset. BIAB tracks were output to Reaper and guitar added along with the scary buoy bell. Swim faster!
Some fun, boy!

Enjoy,
Bob

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Great White
File:Great White.SGU
Key=D , Tempo 155, Length (m:s)=2:56
8 bar intro, 104 bar chorus, from bar 9 to bar 112. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _BIGWAVE.STY (Big Wave Modern Surf Pop w Synth)

RealTracks in style: 2737:Bass, Synth, PepSquad Ev 165
RealTracks in style: 2739:Synth, Rhythm PepSquadPad Ev 165
RealTracks in style: 2740:Synth, Rhythm PepSquadHorns Ev 165
RealTracks in style: 2574:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm SurfRockBrent Ev 165
RealDrums in style: SurfRockIsland: a: Ride, Snareb: HiHat, Snare

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#421574 - 07/13/17 05:08 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Originally Posted By: Buford
the scary buoy bell


I was working with a sampled recording of a 500 year old Chinese 6 foot gong to intro my song, but that will never beat this. So back to the drawing board for me. grin
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#421576 - 07/13/17 05:15 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: MusicStudent]
Buford Offline
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Originally Posted By: MusicStudent
Originally Posted By: Buford
the scary buoy bell


I was working with a sampled recording of a 500 year old Chinese 6 foot gong to intro my song, but that will never beat this. So back to the drawing board for me. grin




A SIX FOOT GONG!No way! You're teasing me now. LOL

You crack me up,
BB
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#421626 - 07/14/17 08:09 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Great sounding song. I enjoyed listening to it.
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#421629 - 07/14/17 08:15 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Jim Fogle]
Buford Offline
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Originally Posted By: Jim Fogle
Great sounding song. I enjoyed listening to it.


Thanks Jim.
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#423078 - 07/24/17 07:59 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Sound effects no less. Love the way you kicked this off. Fun listening. EXCELLENT

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#423114 - 07/25/17 08:22 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Yeah, and besides: I like most sharks, merciless they clean oceans of bullsh*t like us environmentally (how mental we are) merciless humans too, and still will be here when mother earth decides we have done her enough harm, and kicks us humans finally off its face ...F

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#423130 - 07/25/17 09:47 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Outstanding!! smirk

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#423266 - 07/26/17 03:51 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: mag5049]
Buford Offline
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Originally Posted By: mag5049
Outstanding!! smirk

Thanks for listening, Mitch
BB
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#423415 - 07/27/17 04:20 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Lots of fun Bob!
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#423418 - 07/27/17 05:46 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: David Snyder]
Buford Offline
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Lots of fun Bob!


Yea... I'm gonna need a bigger amp.

BB
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#423479 - 07/28/17 07:25 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: fiddler2007]
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Originally Posted By: fiddler2007
Yeah, and besides: I like most sharks, merciless they clean oceans of bullsh*t like us environmentally (how mental we are) merciless humans too, and still will be here when mother earth decides we have done her enough harm, and kicks us humans finally off its face ...F


Sharks definitely know how to survive. I'd be surprised if humans make it on the planet for those many millions of years. I love shark movies and specials. Awesome, powerful creatures, eh?

Bob grin
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#423526 - 07/28/17 02:29 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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I enjoyed this Bob. You snared me with the intro... very creative. Then that great driving melody kept my attention all the way. Nice playing!

All the best with the contest smile
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#423617 - 07/29/17 09:38 AM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Buford]
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Great song, but the cymbals sound way to harsh to me.
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#423636 - 07/29/17 12:09 PM [2016 & 2017 Xtra Styles Contests - Closed] Re: Great White [Re: Noel96]
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
I enjoyed this Bob. You snared me with the intro... very creative. Then that great driving melody kept my attention all the way. Nice playing!

All the best with the contest smile
Noel


Hi Noel smile Thank you. I'm so pleased you enjoyed it.

Bob
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