Twin City

Posted by: Scott C

Twin City - 10/11/21 10:35 AM

New song from 2021. This song was an experiment blending two amplifiers. I picked up a new pedal with a ground lift and it kill the 60 cycle hum I got plugging in two amps at the same time. The pedal was a Radial Twin City hence the name of the song.

Twin City

The Band:
SNGWDUO.sty
Key Em
Tempo 75
Rhythm Guitar
N A 1680 Guitar, 12-String Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev 085
N A ~~702 Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming Spirited Ev 065
N A 2916 Guitar, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryFolk8thsBrent Ev 085
Guitar:6114 Amp:MSHL/Purdy H9Core:2
Guitar:6114 Amp:MSHL/MSHL H9Core:2

Keyboards Buss Send Reverb TSAR-1 -29-4dB
BB RealPiano 2921 Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm FolkSlowSw16Mike
N A 3771 Tin Whistle, Low, Background Folky16thsGeoff Ev 085
Drums
BB RealDrums-CajonFolkPop8ths
Bass Neutron Dynamic EQ Ducking at 120hz Send Reverb TSAR-1 -29-4dB
BB RealDrums-CajonFolkPop8ths
Solo
Guitar:ES335 Amp:MSHL/Purdy
H9Core:2
Insert GT Buss; SSL9000L Send Reverb TSAR-1 -29-4dB
Slide
Guitar: StratAmp:Purdy/MSHL
H9Max: H9Core:2Lenny:Y
Insert GT Buss; SSL9000L Send Reverb TSAR-1 -29-4dB

Mixed and Recorded in Studio One 5 Pro
Posted by: NigelSpiers

Re: Twin City - 10/11/21 04:33 PM

Hi Scott,

I enjoyed this song - the melody and guitar phrasing are excellent and nice backing instrumentation.

Mix: I think the lead guitar is the right volume but could possibly do with a bit more reverb to "sit it down" in the mix.

Best Regards
Nigel
Posted by: CaptainMoto

Re: Twin City - 10/11/21 05:28 PM

Nice song.
Guitars sound good!

That image of the Gibby 335 brings back memories.
As a youngster, I saved my $ to buy my first "good guitar" a 1963 cherry red 335.
Same stupid teenager, sold it to buy a car.
Silly me.

Anyways, nice production.

moto
Posted by: firesong

Re: Twin City - 10/11/21 07:58 PM

Scott...very clean and cool...this piece would make a great soundtrack for a laid back scene in a movie set in the south-west...spacious and mysterious...really enjoyed.
Posted by: rayc

Re: Twin City - 10/11/21 10:43 PM

The slide parts really describe the space with the double amp sitting nicely in the centre.
Another subtle and pretty piece.
Posted by: BlueAttitude

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 02:41 AM


Great tone and melody as per usual, and nice hearing the slide in there.

I always enjoy listening to your instrumentals, Scott, nicely done!
Posted by: rsdean

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 03:26 AM

Scott,

Great tone! Loved the progression and mix as well.

Bob
Posted by: floyd jane

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 08:47 AM

Scott,

Your guitar tone on this seems to really "hit the sweet spot" to define the Scott Collingwood sound! Cool.

Nice backing that allows your guitar to shine.

Very much enjoyed the listen. One of your best.

fj
Posted by: Rustyspoon#

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 10:48 AM

Scott,
very pleasant tune. Cool melody line and tone. Easy listen! I do think that lead guitar is a bit too upfront, but that might be just me. Thank you for sharing.

Misha.
Posted by: jptjptjpt

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 01:07 PM

Nice. You found such rich tones on your guitar. The steady beat from the band is right on time too. Great mix. Top notch playing for sure.
Posted by: Leon1

Re: Twin City - 10/12/21 03:02 PM

Nice tone and melody, Scott, showcasing your instantly recognisable playing style. A very pleasant listen.
Regards,
Leon
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/13/21 11:06 AM

Thanks Nigel for checking out the song. Will revisit the mix. Glad you liked it
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/13/21 11:08 AM

Thanks Moto. I got the 335 on a trade for a PRS. Did not bond with the PRS. This one plays great and has a nice warm tone. Glad you liked the song
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/13/21 11:08 AM

Originally Posted By: firesong
Scott...very clean and cool...this piece would make a great soundtrack for a laid back scene in a movie set in the south-west...spacious and mysterious...really enjoyed.


Thanks for checking out the song. Really like your songs as well. Glad you liked this one
Posted by: BabuMusic

Re: Twin City - 10/13/21 11:56 AM

Two days ago I was talking with someone about your playing, Scott, and 3 words came to mind. Tone, timing and taste. This tune is such a great example of that. Man, you really know how to inspire mood in your listeners, and I'm happy to be one. Thanks for the inspiration.
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/15/21 11:59 AM

Originally Posted By: rayc
The slide parts really describe the space with the double amp sitting nicely in the centre.
Another subtle and pretty piece.


Thanks Ray Appreciate the comments
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/15/21 12:00 PM

Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude

Great tone and melody as per usual, and nice hearing the slide in there.

I always enjoy listening to your instrumentals, Scott, nicely done!


Thanks Dave Glad you liked it
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/15/21 12:00 PM

Originally Posted By: rsdean
Scott,

Great tone! Loved the progression and mix as well.

Bob


Thanks Bob fro checking out the song
Posted by: TuneMonger

Re: Twin City - 10/15/21 05:12 PM

Haunting theme, improvised upon beautifully. Great work!
Posted by: justanoldmuso

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 06:07 AM

oh mamma. very pretty tones.
loved that center guitar.

only one word.
SUPERB

i would love to hear what you might do with a song in the style of the shadows wonderfull land. < one of my fav gtr instrumentals.


best
om
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 09:58 AM

Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Scott,

Your guitar tone on this seems to really "hit the sweet spot" to define the Scott Collingwood sound! Cool.

Nice backing that allows your guitar to shine.

Very much enjoyed the listen. One of your best.

fj


Thanks Floyd My tone has been a work in progress. Been chasing that butterfly for quite awhile. Glad you liked the song

Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
Scott,
very pleasant tune. Cool melody line and tone. Easy listen! I do think that lead guitar is a bit too upfront, but that might be just me. Thank you for sharing.

Misha.


Thanks Misha for checking out the song. Will revisit the mix. Glad you liked it.
Posted by: Frankp

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 02:55 PM

Nice chord progression, very melodic playing, and gorgeous tones on both the ES335 and the strat. Really fun chords and groove to play too. The chord with the most color, the B, can throw all sorts of stuff over that one.
Posted by: MarioD

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 04:03 PM

SWEET! Very tasty guitar chops Scott. The backing tracks allow your playing to really shine. You are a fantastic guitarist.

Loved it!
Posted by: PeterF

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 06:47 PM

Scott

Your guitar on this sounds even more like your signature sound than usual.

Very pretty, nicely played and arranged.

A good one.

Peter
Posted by: animarorecords

Re: Twin City - 10/16/21 09:49 PM

Scott,

So sweet!
I really feel your tremendous love for the electric guitars and guitar amplifiers.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/17/21 07:49 AM

Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
Nice. You found such rich tones on your guitar. The steady beat from the band is right on time too. Great mix. Top notch playing for sure.


Thanks for checking out the song. Really glad you liked it.Glad you liked the mix as well.
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/17/21 07:50 AM

Originally Posted By: Leon1
Nice tone and melody, Scott, showcasing your instantly recognisable playing style. A very pleasant listen.
Regards,
Leon


Thanks Leon. Glad you liked the song. Thanks for the comments on the guitar sound. Have been doing lots of experimenting on the live side as well as the recording process. Lots to learn
Posted by: Janice & Bud

Re: Twin City - 10/18/21 07:40 AM

Scott, it's already been alluded to but we feel that your composition is very cinematic. It's easy to picture a lovely film landscape as it plays.

The chops and tone are, as always, very unique to you. And that is always a good thing.

Thanks for the backstory on how you put it together. The band and mix are great. And, of course, Janice being an occasional cajon player caused us to notice the percussion.

Well done!

J&B
Posted by: Birchwood

Re: Twin City - 10/18/21 12:52 PM

Hi Scott,

What a sensitive, sweet, and sad song you made!
A very nice solo and structure of the song.
It's a very nice one to let it play on and on while you read a book, try to sleep or do nothing but sipping on your rum.
Like it very much,

Hans
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/20/21 08:37 AM

Originally Posted By: BabuMusic
Two days ago I was talking with someone about your playing, Scott, and 3 words came to mind. Tone, timing and taste. This tune is such a great example of that. Man, you really know how to inspire mood in your listeners, and I'm happy to be one. Thanks for the inspiration.


Thanks for the kind words Marty. Really glad you liked the song.

Originally Posted By: TuneMonger
Haunting theme, improvised upon beautifully. Great work!


Thanks TM for checking out the song. Glad you liked it.

Originally Posted By: Frankp
Nice chord progression, very melodic playing, and gorgeous tones on both the ES335 and the strat. Really fun chords and groove to play too. The chord with the most color, the B, can throw all sorts of stuff over that one.


Thanks Frank for checking out the song. Glad you liked it.
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/22/21 09:36 AM

Originally Posted By: MarioD
SWEET! Very tasty guitar chops Scott. The backing tracks allow your playing to really shine. You are a fantastic guitarist.

Loved it!


Thank you Mario for the kind words. Appreciate you checking out the song.

Thanks Peter Really appreciate you checking out the song. Glad you liked it.

Originally Posted By: animarorecords
Scott,

So sweet!
I really feel your tremendous love for the electric guitars and guitar amplifiers.
Enjoyed my listen a lot.

Best regards.

Shigeki Adachi


Thank you Shigeki Gald you liked the song.
Posted by: Greg Johnson

Re: Twin City - 10/22/21 04:43 PM

Very pretty melodic and melancholy tune......you captured a lot of emotion in your performance!! Nice playing and tone! Mix sounds great!! Take care. Greg
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/23/21 09:26 AM

Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Scott, it's already been alluded to but we feel that your composition is very cinematic. It's easy to picture a lovely film landscape as it plays.

The chops and tone are, as always, very unique to you. And that is always a good thing.

Thanks for the backstory on how you put it together. The band and mix are great. And, of course, Janice being an occasional cajon player caused us to notice the percussion.

Well done!

J&B


Thanks for checking out the song and the kind words. I really appreciate them. Glad you liked the song.

Originally Posted By: Birchwood
Hi Scott,

What a sensitive, sweet, and sad song you made!
A very nice solo and structure of the song.
It's a very nice one to let it play on and on while you read a book, try to sleep or do nothing but sipping on your rum.
Like it very much,

Hans


Thanks Hans Appreciate you checking out the song. Glad you liked it.

Thanks Greg. Good to hear from you. Glad you liked the song
Posted by: RnAM

Re: Twin City - 10/24/21 01:21 PM

Hi Scott,

This is great music, we enjoyed it from beginning to end!

Rob and Anne-Marie
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/25/21 01:56 PM

Originally Posted By: RnAM
Hi Scott,

This is great music, we enjoyed it from beginning to end!

Rob and Anne-Marie


Good to hear from you Rob. Thanks for checking out the song. Glad you liked it
Posted by: Bawb

Re: Twin City - 10/25/21 02:27 PM

Hi Scott,

This one got past me and I'm glad it popped up. Man, I'd really love to be able to play like you. I love the melody and the way you arranged all of the different instruments. Great listen, thanks for posting!
Posted by: jannesan

Re: Twin City - 10/26/21 11:40 AM

Very beautiful playing, the melody is very strong and full of melancholy. At some point I was expecting to hear some Mark Knopfler type of singing. The instrumentation is excellent, the tin whistle gives nice Celtic feeling and the bass has pleasant sound. Twin City reminds me of my visit to Minneapolis/Saint Paul.

Janne
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/26/21 04:38 PM

Originally Posted By: Bawb
Hi Scott,

This one got past me and I'm glad it popped up. Man, I'd really love to be able to play like you. I love the melody and the way you arranged all of the different instruments. Great listen, thanks for posting!


Thanks Bawb for checking out the song. Glad you liked it.


Originally Posted By: jannesan
Very beautiful playing, the melody is very strong and full of melancholy. At some point I was expecting to hear some Mark Knopfler type of singing. The instrumentation is excellent, the tin whistle gives nice Celtic feeling and the bass has pleasant sound. Twin City reminds me of my visit to Minneapolis/Saint Paul.

Janne


Thanks Janne for checking out the song. Glad you liked it..
Posted by: jakestone161

Re: Twin City - 10/26/21 05:44 PM

This was very good. Excellent tone(s), great chord progression, relaxing while haunting. The tone was unique to you, but I almost got some Carlos Santana-esque Dorian vibes there near the end.
Posted by: Ezekiel's Storm

Re: Twin City - 10/27/21 04:13 PM

I admire that way you make your axe sing.

A pleasurable listen!
Posted by: Torrey Bliss

Re: Twin City - 10/28/21 10:47 AM

Lovely sound going on Scott! It has a mesmerizing flow to it that helps the listener relax and enjoy the music! Thanks, Torrey
Posted by: PROJECT M

Re: Twin City - 10/28/21 10:55 AM

Hi Scott.
Wonderful melody.
The sound of the guitars really suits it very well.
Makes very much pleasure to listen to the song.
Many greetings
Andi ;-)
Posted by: Scott C

Re: Twin City - 10/29/21 10:26 AM

Originally Posted By: jakestone161
This was very good. Excellent tone(s), great chord progression, relaxing while haunting. The tone was unique to you, but I almost got some Carlos Santana-esque Dorian vibes there near the end.


Thanks so much for the very kind comments. Glad you liked the song.

Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
I admire that way you make your axe sing.

A pleasurable listen!


Thanks Scott Glad you liked the song.

Originally Posted By: Torrey Bliss
Lovely sound going on Scott! It has a mesmerizing flow to it that helps the listener relax and enjoy the music! Thanks, Torrey


Thanks Torrey for checking out the song. Really appreciate the comments. Glad you liked it.

Originally Posted By: PROJECT M
Hi Scott.
Wonderful melody.
The sound of the guitars really suits it very well.
Makes very much pleasure to listen to the song.
Many greetings
Andi ;-)


Thank you Andi. Really appreciate the comments. Glad you like the song.