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#233894 - 01/09/14 10:52 AM [User Showcase] A new user and a new song!
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Hi all, I have only been using Band in a Box and Real Band for a few months and I am still learning (so please be gentle with me!)
This track "Weeping Willow" used BB and Real Band, was recorded and mixed on a SONAR X2 DAW and mastered using the T-Racks 3 mastering suite. I use a Soundblaster X-Fi Titanium HD soundcard.
I think BB and Real Band is the best software package I have ever used!!!

Weeping Willow


I hope the link works. Enjoy. Malcolm.


Edited by malcolmfhill (01/12/14 02:07 AM)
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#233902 - 01/09/14 11:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm,

Welcome! Terrific first post! An enjoyable listen.

Really well mixed - this ain't your first rodeo, I'd say...
Would be nice to hear the electric piano take a lead for part of it..

You've hit the ground running... looking forward to more...

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#233910 - 01/09/14 12:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Nice job .... One of the things I loved in the early days (with BB) was the ability to mix instruments from other genre's into whatever I was working on.

Fiddle and steel guitar for example into jazz or funk...or hard rock...

Imagine the looks from the players of those styles if you tried to get them together in a room to play....

enjoyable listen
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#233916 - 01/09/14 12:54 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi Malcolm
Great first tune and wonderful playing. I enjoyed the listen. Very mellow and relaxing

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#233919 - 01/09/14 01:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi Malcolm,

Very enjoyable listen. Just wondering did you do the fiddle playing in this one?

Welcome aboard!

Later,
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#233951 - 01/09/14 03:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Folks here are of the gentle nature even when they have nits to pick...but you've come aboard with a fine production. I like the rhythmic mashup a lot and the fiddle sounds fantastic. Thanks for the post.
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#233963 - 01/09/14 04:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi Malcolm,

Quote:
Malcolm,

Welcome! Terrific first post! An enjoyable listen.

Really well mixed - this ain't your first rodeo, I'd say...
Would be nice to hear the electric piano take a lead for part of it..

You've hit the ground running... looking forward to more...

floyd

When I read through the comments, I found myself nodding as I read floyd's. I completely agree with what he's said. Welcome to the forum.

All the best,
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#233975 - 01/09/14 04:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi, Malcolm ! and welcome !!:))

I sure enjoyed your superb first post
and am awaiting more like the rest
of us !!!:))

Cheers
Dani

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#233983 - 01/09/14 04:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm, That was great. Very enjoyable listen. Keep at it. We will waiting for your next one. Thanks for posting. Tom

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#234011 - 01/09/14 07:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi Malcolm, Wonderful first post. I loved the combination of styles, fiddle with smooth jazz combo. Agreed with Floyd about the electric piano solo at some point. I was actually waiting for it, never the less, great song.

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#234074 - 01/10/14 02:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm...

Welcome to the forums. That was a real sweet listen...we loved it! The fiddle was splendid. You're sounding terrific! best to you...

Al & Di
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#234119 - 01/10/14 09:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Hi Malcolm,

welcome to the forum.
Very nice mix of styles.
A little bit of variation wouldn't be bad.

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#234172 - 01/10/14 02:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm, great arrangement, really liked the instruments and overall layout. A nice listen. The electric piano in the backing fits really well, with nothing getting in the way. Great and interesting choice of instruments. Nice....
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#234176 - 01/10/14 03:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm,
Sounds great. Thanks for sharing.
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#234304 - 01/11/14 02:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Malcolm,

Hey your off an runnin' now. Excellent first effort! Keep 'em coming.

Greg

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#235629 - 01/17/14 12:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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WOW! - I am bowled over by all your favourable comments but credit must also go to this amazing software package. Thankyou all for listening - here is another one. This is called Dreams.

http://www.reverbnation.com/malcolmfhill/song/19583787-dreams

Best wishes, Malcolm F Hill
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#235633 - 01/17/14 01:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Jay23 Offline
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Really nice! I wish I could get a good mix like that!

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#235815 - 01/18/14 05:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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sweet blend of violin lead with the electric piano

much enjoyed!

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#235833 - 01/18/14 06:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Welcome Malcolm!

+1 Nice blend of genres/instruments and nice mix.


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#326620 - 12/21/15 11:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: A new user and a new song! = DEAD LINK [Re: malcolmfhill]
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Weeping Willow = DEAD LINK

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