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#476204 - 06/04/18 07:45 PM [User Showcase] New School
fabkebab Offline

Registered: 02/18/17
Posts: 31
Loc: Houston, Texas
I worked this song a lot, adding drum loops, a guitar and my own midi baseline - but I still didnt like it so I plugged the chords into BIAB to get some neat "texture tracks" (baseline, synth, etc)

Hope you like it


****** Song Summary *************
Title: New School
File:New School.SGU
Key=C#m, Tempo 108, Length (m:s)=2:42
No intro. 23 bar chorus, from bar 1 to bar 23. Repeat x3 choruses
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Style is _ELECPOP.STY (Electronic Melodic Pop)

RealTracks in style: 1739:Bass, Synth ModernDancePop8ths Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 2582:Synth, Rhythm MutedMelody Ev16 120
Loop in Song: House-Techno-Trance\House - crunchy_120_b drums ev16.wav
RealTracks in style: 2298:Bass, Synth, DanceRockBuzzBass Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 1943:Synth, Rhythm, EuroDance Strings Ev 120
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#476241 - 06/05/18 05:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Tano Music Offline

Registered: 12/29/10
Posts: 661
Loc: Charlotte, NC
Fabkebab.. hey, I really liked this!! I listened to it several times… I think the overall production is really solid, I liked that the track wasn’t too heavy with sound, I liked all of your add-ins, like the synth and different punctuations that you did, I thought the lyrics were really creative and the rhymes were very inventive … Looking forward to hearing more!

#476243 - 06/05/18 05:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
rayc Offline

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 406
Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
Excellent -
Sounds very English - a little like Al Stewart on his earlier albums - when he had a sense of humour.
A little de essing would be good but that's just a nit to pick.
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#476260 - 06/05/18 07:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
cliftond Offline

Registered: 12/23/17
Posts: 382
Loc: Alabama
Sounds very good to my ears!!

#476323 - 06/05/18 02:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
RnAM Offline

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3047
Loc: The Netherlands
Nice work, a real Oasis sound to this!

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#476325 - 06/05/18 02:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Biglad Offline

Registered: 06/22/16
Posts: 281
Loc: england
Good track reminded me of frank turner.very good write and production cheers
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#476348 - 06/05/18 03:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Janice & Bud Offline

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 5985
Well done. Nice build.

We like that up front vocal works very well.

Enjoyed it!

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#476424 - 06/06/18 06:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Deryk - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 02/15/17
Posts: 1353
Wow - you really did a phenomenal job here! It sounds really modern, and as someone who is in Band-in-a-Box every single day, there were moments here I absolutely wouldn't have thought Band-in-a-Box played a part in creating if I didn't know otherwise. It is so unique in it's delivery, especially in juxtaposition to what you typically hear on the user showcase.

Great work, and thanks for sharing smile

#476518 - 06/06/18 04:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Rob4580 Offline

Registered: 01/28/12
Posts: 2315
Loc: Murgon Queensland Australia
Good job on this. Really like how the music builds. Great lyrics and performance. A tiny nit- the vocals needs to sit back a touch but that's just me. Well done. Rob

#476594 - 06/07/18 07:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Ember - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 06/19/17
Posts: 970
Loc: Victoria, BC
The song comes across so effortlessly! I would never have guessed that you were unhappy with the song. It ended up being a really beautiful song. I hope you're proud, because it's actually pretty good! smile Worth all the hard work.

Thanks for sharing.

#476750 - 06/07/18 10:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
animarorecords Offline

Registered: 05/11/15
Posts: 1324
Loc: Aichi, Japan
Hello, Fabkebab

Very nice melody!
The construction of music is excellent.
Especially I like the following place.
Where it is modulated to Emajor via G#7 and pretending to end with Emajor but ends with C#minor.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi

#476889 - 06/08/18 06:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Scott C Offline

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3376
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Very nice Really like the backtrack on this. Cool chord progression. Excellent vocal and lyric
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#476920 - 06/09/18 01:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: fabkebab]
Al-David Offline

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 3102
Loc: Alabama, USA

I like the build as the song progresses. The synths fit perfectly. This is a real nice listen. Enjoyed it a lot. Best to you.

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#477916 - 06/15/18 06:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: New School [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
Sundance Offline

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4215
Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Wow - you really did a phenomenal job here! It sounds really modern.....

Great work, and thanks for sharing smile

Ditto to the above. All the work you did really shows. I like it a lot.
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