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#266963 - 10/31/14 02:16 AM [User Showcase] My new song. What do you think?
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#266971 - 10/31/14 07:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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Very catchy, very imaginative! I love all the funny noises, twists and turns.
If there were BIAB guitar and bass in there you must have put them through the wringer. The key change at 2:26 is downright bizarre, but works and that's all that matters!
Great track.

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#266973 - 10/31/14 07:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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Very cool and unique use of BB/RB in a song.

Was that lead guitar at 1:48 to the key change a BB/RB guitar?

The modulation was kinda weird. Like not everything changed together. The bass was the last to go up. I'd clean that part up and make it sound professional. Anybody listening will say "WHAT?" right there.... everything else is so well done...

All in all a really cool and hip song. I could hear this being recorded or used in a movie once you fix the modulation.

Love this song.
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#266986 - 10/31/14 08:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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I liked this a lot. Very good vocal. Much different than most things posted here. I thought the modulation was really cool although unexpected. Great track! Tom

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#267007 - 10/31/14 11:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: tommyad]
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Originally Posted By: tommyad
I liked this a lot. Very good vocal. Much different than most things posted here. I thought the modulation was really cool although unexpected. Great track!


+1
Enjoyable listen
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#267009 - 10/31/14 11:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: tommyad]
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Originally Posted By: tommyad
I liked this a lot. Very good vocal. Much different than most things posted here. I thought the modulation was really cool although unexpected. Great track! Tom



Plus 1 from me too. Enjoyed this

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#267018 - 10/31/14 03:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: Skyline]
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Originally Posted By: Skyline

If there were BIAB guitar and bass in there you must have put them through the wringer.
John


Thanx man! Yeah, I did some Guitar Rig on the guitars...:)
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#267020 - 10/31/14 03:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: tommyad]
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Originally Posted By: tommyad
I liked this a lot. Very good vocal. Much different than most things posted here. I thought the modulation was really cool although unexpected. Great track! Tom


Thank you so much smile Yeah, I wanted the modulation to be unexpected...
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#267021 - 10/31/14 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker

Was that lead guitar at 1:48 to the key change a BB/RB guitar?

It's 1167 by Brent Mason


Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker

The modulation was kinda weird. Like not everything changed together.

Thanx for the tip. I will look into it after my well deserved vacation smile
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#267023 - 10/31/14 04:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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Excellent job!! The arrangement and feel are outstanding. Reminds me a bit of Talking Heads. Great production and great feel-a winner!! Take care. Greg

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#267029 - 10/31/14 06:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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I haven't been here for a while, and this is the first time I've seen you here. If you're actually new, then "WELCOME to the forum!" (If you've been here for a while, then "Nice to meet you!")

that song was exactly what I like to hear from members of this user showcase! It was the perfect example of how somebody can take the same tracks the rest of us have, and do something totally fresh with it!

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#267055 - 10/31/14 08:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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Hi there,

yes, very original!
Haven't heard something like this before on the forum.
Like the modulation in the third part of the song.

Regards,
Rob

NB: Brents soloists zijn verreweg de beste!
Benieuwd naar je verdere nummers.


Edited by R & AM (10/31/14 08:39 PM)
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#267067 - 11/01/14 02:07 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Excellent job!! The arrangement and feel are outstanding. Reminds me a bit of Talking Heads. Great production and great feel-a winner!! Take care. Greg


Thanx man! Talking Heads! Ha, those were the days smile
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#267068 - 11/01/14 02:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: Pat Marr]
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Originally Posted By: Pat Marr
I haven't been here for a while, and this is the first time I've seen you here. If you're actually new, then "WELCOME to the forum!" (If you've been here for a while, then "Nice to meet you!")

that song was exactly what I like to hear from members of this user showcase! It was the perfect example of how somebody can take the same tracks the rest of us have, and do something totally fresh with it!


Well, that is a very nice compliment indeed! Thank you so much smile
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#267069 - 11/01/14 02:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: RnAM]
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Originally Posted By: R & AM
Hi there,

yes, very original!
Haven't heard something like this before on the forum.
Like the modulation in the third part of the song.

Regards,
Rob

NB: Brents soloists zijn verreweg de beste!
Benieuwd naar je verdere nummers.


Dank je wel, man!
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#267085 - 11/01/14 04:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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Well, that was different! Not my style of music but damn!!!
A very hypnotic beat.
The more I listen, the more I like it.
The line "you break my heart" repeats in my brain now; a sign of a good song.

Well done

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#267126 - 11/01/14 03:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: gibson]
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Originally Posted By: gibson
Well, that was different! Not my style of music but damn!!!
A very hypnotic beat.
The more I listen, the more I like it.
The line "you break my heart" repeats in my brain now; a sign of a good song.

Well done

Alyn


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#267211 - 11/02/14 12:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: My new song. What do you think? [Re: dpronk1959]
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I have to agree this has kind of a Talking Heads vibe to it, but only slightly. The kind of electronica feel took me back to the 1980's definitely without feeling old or tired. It is a truly enjoyable listen and a change from most of the styles I have heard on this forum. Very well done. I notice the modulation, but notice anything bad about it at all. I may not have as experienced an ear as others though. All in all I thought it was enjoyable and well done.

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