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#273553 - 12/09/14 11:32 AM [User Showcase] My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain)
Registered: 03/27/14
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Loc: Netherlands
dpronk1959 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/14
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Loc: Netherlands
Bass: BIAB
Rhythm guitar: BIAB
Organ: BIAB:
Solo guitar: Cakewalk Sonar Dimension Pro
Synths: Z3ta and Rapture (Sonar)
Drums: Session Drummer 3 (Sonar)
Piano: EZKeys
Vocals: me smile

Tell the childen you're sorry (no political gain)
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#273556 - 12/09/14 11:43 AM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
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Charlie Fogle Offline
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Looking at all the different programs you used making the song is telling as to how intricately you had to work to pull all of this together. You did quite a nice job. Enjoyed the listen.


Charlie
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#273560 - 12/09/14 11:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
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Scott C Offline
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This is a very cool song. Can't put my finger on it but reminds me a band I like in the early 70's. Well done. Bass track is pretty neat..
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#273567 - 12/09/14 12:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
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yes, a very layered and interesting composition!!
nice separation.. it provides a real 3-d quality to the sound! I'd love to hear this in surround sound!

Considering the main body of the song is just 2 chords, you did an absolutely incredible job of keeping it interesting!

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#273644 - 12/09/14 06:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
Registered: 12/21/13
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Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
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I remember liking the last tune you posted, and I like this one too! You've got a really cool sound and style. Excellent work! Take care. Greg

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#273648 - 12/09/14 06:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
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Loc: St. Louis, MO. USA
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First time I've heard your music dpronk. Like it a lot. Got a funky vocal thing going there. You sample your voice doing that or did you sing it all across the track?
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#273671 - 12/10/14 01:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
Registered: 03/02/13
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Loc: Helsinki, Finland
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Hi Dpronk !:))


I liked your tune very much !
It is not only very well put
together but you´ve managed
to get a somewhat mystic sound
and feeling into it which makes
it even more interesting !:))


Cheers
Dani

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#273680 - 12/10/14 02:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
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What an interesting sound. I LIKE it!!!

Great backing vocals behind the excellent lead.

You have a distinctive style which I like a lot. I would call it intelligent punk!

What an ending!!!
Brilliant

Alyn
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#273693 - 12/10/14 04:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: My latest: Tell the children you're sorry (no political gain) [Re: dpronk1959]
Registered: 03/27/14
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Loc: Netherlands
dpronk1959 Offline
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Registered: 03/27/14
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Loc: Netherlands
Thanks all for the very nice compliments. I'm blushing, hahaha
At Sslechta: I sang it along with the track, except for the "No political gain" backing vocals. I sang that once and then copied it, because I'm lazy..:P

Well, only one more song to go, and I will try and bring out an album smile
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Band-in-a-Box® for Mac Patch Updates Ready! (2019 & 2020)

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Band-in-a-Box® 2020 Update - Build 407
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Summary of changes for Band-in-a-Box® 2020 Update - Build 407: (get it here)
Fixed: RealDrums Quick List was empty if launched from main toolbar.
Improved: Bootup time is faster.
Fixed: It is not possible to type ^ (caret symbol for pushes) in chordsheet if using an Italian keyboard layout.
Fixed: Opening songs from older versions might misinterpret song title as ?.
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Fixed: The time signature button on the main toolbar did not do anything.
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DAW Plugin 2.5.18
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Fixed: All selected tracks should drag from the plugin
Fixed: Shortcut file feature not working always working. Support was also added for pgshortc.txt files
Fixed: Double clicking grey area in chord sheet started playback
Fixed: Bar highlighting skipped last chorus when the start bar is greater than 1
Fixed: Right-click on bar should first launch popup menu
Fixed: Double clicking anywhere on a track should open its picker
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Fixed: remove sync tempo button if already synced
Fixed: improve 2 finger scroll (too fast)

Summary of changes for Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Update - Build 323: (get it here)
Fixed: Bootup time is faster.
Fixed: It is not possible to type ^ (caret symbol for pushes) in chordsheet if using an Italian keyboard layout.
Fixed: Opening songs from older versions might misinterpret song title as ?.
Fixed: The time signature button on the main toolbar did not do anything.
Fixed: A maximum of 1990 MIDI events are loaded from a song file into the Melody or Soloist track.
Fixed: Various problems with localized versions.

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SongPicker Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for Mac!

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