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#252939 - 06/07/14 12:08 AM [User Showcase] Ode to A Cat - in 3/4
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PatrickH Offline
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Hello All,
Here is the latest tune I did with Band in a box.

https://soundcloud.com/musingthemusic/ode-to-a-cat

The band in the box summary is below. I exported all the tracks individually and then imported in Sonar X2. I added tracks for vocal and electric guitar. All the rest was Band in a Box.

Guitar was recorded wet ( effects from pedalboard ) with Reverb and compression added on the channel for mixdown. vocals came in dry and I added Reverb and compression plugins using Sonar.

Thanks for any comments. It was a fun project for me and Band-in-a- Box really raised the level of what I was able to accomplish with the tune in a short time frame.

-Patrick

****** Song Summary *************
Title: Ode to A Cat A
File:ode to a cat_a.SGU
Key=A , Tempo 180, Length (m:s)=3:37
16 bar intro, 199 bar chorus, from bar 17 to bar 215. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,RealDrums Changes,
Style is _FSPWLZ4.STY (Uptempo PopWaltz PnoMando[180RS])

RealTracks in style: ~1423:Bass, Electric, PopWaltz Ev 180
RealTracks in style: ~1432:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopWaltz Ev 180
RealTracks in style: ~1426:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming PopWaltz Ev 180
RealTracks in style: ~1430:Mandolin, Rhythm PopWaltz Ev 180
RealDrums in style: RockModernWaltz^1-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride
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#252942 - 06/07/14 12:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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RichMac Offline
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Love the song, the lyrics, the yodel, the voice, the mix and balance and cats. They don't come better than that. Cheers.
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#252972 - 06/07/14 08:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: RichMac]
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PatrickH Offline
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Thanks Rich. Gave your soundcloud a quick look. I think i will be singing the chorus to "Where are you Willie?" As i go about my chores today! Nothing like a good waltz and the sea.
Patrick

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#253006 - 06/07/14 11:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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dani48 Offline
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Hi,Patrick !:))


Your tune softened my heart completely !
I just love everything about it !
You see, I have two cats myself i.e.
Naomi (the black one) and Lady (the white one)
So, my love for cats is kinda black and white (chuckle) !!

Cheers
Dani

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#253027 - 06/07/14 03:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Greg Johnson Offline
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This is a lot of fun! Works on all levels-lyrics, mood, musical feel, whimsical feeling. Fun and clever. Thanks for sharing! Take care. Greg

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#253035 - 06/07/14 04:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Nice tune and I like the airy feel of the arrangement and mix. It's nice to hear some waltz RT's put into use -- don't hear that often. Kudos!
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#253036 - 06/07/14 04:38 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Patrick,

Clever, fun and well done! - floyd
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#253129 - 06/08/14 10:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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olemon Offline
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I really enjoy your vocal on this, and the clever lyrics. There were several gems:)




p.s. I also use Sonar to mix the imported RT's. Have been using BiaB for about six months...what a difference it has made for me too, and the folks here have helped tremendously.
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#253167 - 06/08/14 03:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Hi Patrick,

This is our first time to listen to you ... what a nice greeting! very clever and fun! We totally enjoyed out listen ... nice stuff!

Best to you,

Alan & Di
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#253191 - 06/08/14 10:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: dani48]
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PatrickH Offline
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Thank you Dani, I appreciate the comment. I youtubed a video for my friends who had a little difficulty with soundcloud. As you can see I got the Black and White in one package! Please say hi from me ( and Pancho) to Naomi and Lady.

-Patrick

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zJ7q4_H5pA


Edited by nobilis (06/08/14 10:43 PM)
Edit Reason: spelling

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#253192 - 06/08/14 10:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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PatrickH Offline
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Thanks to everyone for taking the time to give the tune a listen. I really appreciate the feedback. I am taking a songwriting course with Pat Pattison of Berklee at Coursera.org. This was built off of our second assignment. It's a fun class and the price couldn't be beat (free! smile ).

Thanks again for the kind words and encouragement.

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#253212 - 06/09/14 06:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Hi Patrick
I also did the Pat Pattison course through coursera. Great isn't it? I love your cat song. I also love cats but cant have any because my husband is allergic (or so he says!) I miss my black and white cat who was called Emily despite being male!
Loved your tune

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#253459 - 06/12/14 12:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Sundance Offline
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Really enjoyed it Patrick! Especially liked that guitar lick climbing up the tree - very creative.

Two paws up!


Josie

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#253780 - 06/14/14 11:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Ode to A Cat - in 3/4 [Re: PatrickH]
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Made me want to get up on my toes and dance.... Thanks...

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