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#470678 - 05/01/18 06:39 PM [User Showcase] "Not Your Phone"
Buttrey Offline

Registered: 05/15/10
Posts: 35
This rollicking, upbeat number is sung by a guy who's encountered one of the hazards of 21st-century dating.

It's called "Not Your Phone" and runs 2:11.

Style is _BLZROCK.STY (Blues Rock w/ 2 Electric Guitars)
SoloistCustom Synth is Hi-Q 028 01 Guitar, Electric, Classic Rock Sforzando.tgs

RealTracks in style: 1012:Bass, Electric, BluesRock Sw 140
RealTracks in style: 1013:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BluesRockCrispA-B Sw 140
RealTracks in style: 1016:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BluesRockFuzzy Sw 140
RealDrums in style: BluesShuffleHard^1-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Ride

Intro and fill drums MTPowerDrumKit 2

EQ on the vocal and reverb on the whole band from Reaper.

Have fun!

#470790 - 05/02/18 11:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Phil Leith Offline

Registered: 03/17/18
Posts: 82
Loc: Columbia, MO
Timely, and sadly ... too often true.

"I'd rather see your eyes than the top of your head" :-D

Edited by Phil Leith (05/02/18 11:39 AM)

#470816 - 05/02/18 02:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Joe -PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 01/18/16
Posts: 754
Well done Buttery! I really enjoyed the lyrics , very fun tune to listen to, Great progression too. Thanks for sharing!

#470881 - 05/02/18 06:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Tano Music Online   content

Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 511
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Right on!
Loved the selection of RT's, and the organ solo.
Your vocal was nice and clear--necessary when you have a lyric that has 'jokes' laid in. Well done!
"eyes than the top of your head"...great line! this representing a real problem in your own life, or are you making a cross-generational comment??

#470905 - 05/02/18 08:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Tano Music]
Buttrey Offline

Registered: 05/15/10
Posts: 35
Ha! Thanks for the nice words. I find myself sniffing at diners who are locked onto their devices... and yet I'm sometimes guilty of that too. But of course the singer is a character who's not quite me. Much nicer, probably...

#470916 - 05/03/18 12:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Rob4580 Offline

Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 2220
Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Good work. Fun song smile

#470982 - 05/03/18 09:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
jannesan Offline

Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 735
Loc: Finland
Funny lyrics commenting the sad trend in our society. The band rocks nicely.


#471088 - 05/03/18 05:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Scott C Offline

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3119
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Cool creative lyrics Sam. Loved the backtrack and vocal. Organ solo was pretty cool
Scott Collingwood

#472096 - 05/09/18 11:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Greg Johnson Offline

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 3910
Loc: Davis, CA
Funny stuff!! Apparently most couples experience some of this "phone jealousy"....I know I do! Take care. Greg

#472108 - 05/09/18 12:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
cliftond Offline

Registered: 12/23/17
Posts: 204
Loc: Alabama
Enjoyed this, neat song, great lyrics and the tune is spot on!!!

#472235 - 05/10/18 06:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: "Not Your Phone" [Re: Buttrey]
Deryk - PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 1033
I really liked this! Really cheery, upbeat, and fun smile Your vocals are really on point, especially given the subject matter. You very clearly enunciated, and I don't think I missed a single word.

Great job, and thanks for sharing smile


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