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#494536 - 10/06/18 01:30 PM [User Showcase] I GET LONELY
beatmaster Offline
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Sometime back i posted a song, cant remember what one.

But someone made a comment regarding it being in the style of JD Souther, or sounding like.

I had to google this guy, because i thought.. ive never heard of him.

Turned out though i had. because he had a long relationship with one of my hero bands The Eagles. i was surprised to see the link as in he wrote the track, How long and recorded it on one of his albums.

Of course the Eagles done How long as well.

The other thing i found was he wrote a song called You're Only Lonely, I read in an article how he based/ styled or was influenced by Roy Orbison Only the lonely.

I love this guys stuff, i bought all albums that i could get.

Now here is my wee song based on being influenced by both of these songs.

I get lonely.

Realtracks and Midi spec below
ZZCONTRY.STY. Country 4/4 Style
Drums.. realtrack country even 8reduced
Bass.. finger bass sampletank MIDI

Guitar muted sampletank MIDI
electric grand piano sampletank MIDI
Guitar real track high strung 1608
guitar American acoustic fingerstyle+slide sample tank MIDI
Lead Guitar 576 electric soloist blues.

Strings sample tank MIDI'

https://beatmaster1.bandcamp.com/releases

All feedback welcome Thanks


Edited by beatmaster (10/08/18 05:19 AM)
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#494537 - 10/06/18 02:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Tangmo Offline
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Registered: 08/21/18
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Great job with the vocals and doubling. Really nice groove and structure. Big nod to the ending chord.
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#494542 - 10/06/18 04:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
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It probably wasn't me but JD is one of my all time favorites.

Some of those songs that Linda Ronstadt recorded are still at the top my list

for great songs.

Loved your idea and inspiration for the title,

this was a very catchy bouncy song that flows along nicely

enjoyed the listen,

Kenny

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#494547 - 10/06/18 04:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Joe -PG Music Offline
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Hello beatmaster, wowzers! Excellent mixdown on all of this and rhythm is easy to follow. Great tone with the guitar too. Really enjoyed the movement of the strings with the rest of the instruments. Fantastic work on the vocals. Looking forward to hear more!
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#494556 - 10/06/18 09:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
gruverider Offline
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Cool vibe! You captured the vibe so well!

much enjoyed!

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#494557 - 10/06/18 10:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Tobias Offline
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Cool song. But, why does BandCamp have to have a political opinion and adjenda?
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#494560 - 10/06/18 11:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Noel96 Offline
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Registered: 10/31/08
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Beatmaster,

This is a really enjoyable listen. I love the vibe. Everything sits really well in the mix and frames your singing competence admirably.

Kudos for using all those MIDI tracks. In case it means anything, I'm impressed!

All the best,
Noel
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#494573 - 10/07/18 08:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Robertkc Offline
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Registered: 06/09/16
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This works on all levels - warm vocals (with no need for fancy effects) and a catchy melody.Your research paid off `cos you`ve captured the country pop feel.
Not having much clue about MIDI, I`m curious why you went that route rather than RT`s?

Robert

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#494580 - 10/07/18 09:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Ezekiel's Storm Offline
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Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 57
Loc: Virginia USA
I get a 50s vibe or early 60s pre-Beatles with your song. Very upbeat music with less than upbeat lyrical content, similar to that era. Nice work!

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#494588 - 10/07/18 12:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
floyd jane Offline
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beatmaster,

A very catchy tune. THe piano/drum combo keep it moving throughout.

Nice vocal, well sung and a nice warmth.


(J.D.'s "Faithless Love" has always been a favorite - especially Linda Ronstadt's version with J.D. singing harmony).


fj
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#494603 - 10/07/18 03:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Ember - PG Music Offline
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Registered: 06/19/17
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Excellent song! Really enjoyed what you did with this song. Thanks for sharing!
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#494637 - 10/08/18 05:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Scott C Offline
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Excellent song. super vocal and lyric. Well done..
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#494657 - 10/08/18 07:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Crossroads Offline
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Registered: 02/03/16
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Loc: Germany
Hi beatmaster,

very nice song with a great 50s vibe. Cool.
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#494686 - 10/08/18 11:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Guitarhacker Offline
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Cool song... I just finished watching The History of the Eagles on Netflix again.... JD is a big influence and collaborator in their songs. They all lived together in the early days.... Jackson Brown was in that mix too.

Your song is good. I liked it. Playful and light feeling.

Nits: I couldn't really hear the bass all that well.... I actually had to look at the OP to see if there was a bass track.... and yep.. there was. Also, not a fan of the non-tonic chord ending. It felt unfinished.
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#494692 - 10/08/18 12:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
beatmaster Offline
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Thanks Guitarhacker for pointing the low bass out fixed now.
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#494702 - 10/08/18 01:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Greg Johnson Offline
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Nice tune!! Like the retro feel of your stuff, and always impressed by the vocals! Very much enjoyed this!! Take care. Greg

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#494705 - 10/08/18 02:13 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
Sergio Guarneri Offline
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Loc: Cremona-Italy

Nice sound and melody that goes very well with realtracks you used.
Sergio
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#494783 - 10/09/18 06:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
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Registered: 02/15/17
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What a tune! It's a gorgeous throwback - sounds like it's right out of the late 60's/70's. You nailed the harmonies, and that groove carries everything along perfectly. Really catchy as well, and your vocals are spot on.

Great work - thanks for sharing smile
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#494903 - 10/09/18 05:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
David Snyder Offline
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Really, really catchy song Beat.

You sure do know how to write a hook and mix a song!

Great job with this. Wonderful retro feel.
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#494955 - 10/10/18 02:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: I GET LONELY [Re: beatmaster]
beatmaster Offline
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Tangmo Big nod to the ending chord.


Thanks for your comment, lazy man when it comes to endings.
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