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#285712 - 02/25/15 06:13 PM [User Showcase] Echo
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Hi All,

Here's something new - this is called Echo.

All BIAB - mixed in GarageBand.

Thanks for listening!

Bob


Edited by rsdean (02/25/15 06:24 PM)
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#285715 - 02/25/15 06:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Echo's of John Prine and Bobby Dylan.

nice tune. feels like folk
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#285720 - 02/25/15 09:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Enjoyed the song. Like the lyrics the beat and the melody. Cheers.
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#285725 - 02/26/15 12:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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This is exceptional writing and a great performance; thanks for sharing!
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#285727 - 02/26/15 01:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Hi Bob,

Very well done with this song I liked it a lot.

Please don't take offence with my next question as it's meant for my education.

Which type of plugin for vocals do you use, as your vocals from past to present have a marked difference in presentation.

Regards

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#285734 - 02/26/15 02:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Guitarhacker]
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Herb,

Thanks - much appreciated.

Bob
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#285735 - 02/26/15 02:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: RichMac]
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Rich,

Thanks very much.

Bob
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#285738 - 02/26/15 03:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: George Nelson]
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George,

Thanks for listening and commenting. Are my vocals better or worse? LOL! smile Actually, my setup has not changed that much over the past few years - I use a Blue Yeti Pro mic for all my vocals. I record them straight into GarageBand and then apply an Ozone layer to the overall song when finished. I'm pretty simple about the engineering aspect of things.

Let me know if that helps.

Bob
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#285739 - 02/26/15 03:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: PgFantastic]
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Robert,

That's very kind of you - thanks.

Bob
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#285750 - 02/26/15 06:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Robert,

I liked this quite a bit! It fits your customary delivery that includes the nicely formatted page and crystal clear mix!

I especially like the way you structure your lyrics in recurring patterns:
"I was looking..."
"I was peering..."
"I was walking..."
"I was reading..."

"There are things..."
"there are times..."
"There are nights..."

"I can see..."
"I can speak..."

It takes effort to take an idea then build all that symmetry in, but in my opinion, the final effect is so much more polished when the song writer does it!

Polish is what you do, Robert! On this forum you are the king of presentation!

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#285752 - 02/26/15 06:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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You really nail these introspective
type tunes by striking a balance
that is both personal and yet
accessible to the listener. That's
not an easy sweet spot to land
on but you seem to always manage
it.

And this song both lyrically, vocally,
and production wise is no exception
to the above.

Both us enjoyed it!

J&B
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#285756 - 02/26/15 06:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Pat Marr]
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Hi Bob,
Originally Posted By: Pat Marr

I liked this quite a bit! It fits your customary delivery that includes the nicely formatted page and crystal clear mix!

+1
Enjoyed the listen.

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#285763 - 02/26/15 07:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Pat Marr]
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Pat,

That's very nice of you say - much appreciated.

Bob
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#285768 - 02/26/15 08:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
You really nail these introspective
type tunes by striking a balance
that is both personal and yet
accessible to the listener. That's
not an easy sweet spot to land
on but you seem to always manage
it.

And this song both lyrically, vocally,
and production wise is no exception
to the above.

J&B


Exactly! Bob, you have pretty much perfected this style and just waiting for life's experiences to provide new subject matter. Thanks for sharing.

Charlie
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#285774 - 02/26/15 08:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Janice & Bud,

That is an extremely kind review - it means a lot. Thank you.

Bob
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#285775 - 02/26/15 08:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: boehm]
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Thanks Guenter!

Bob
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#285790 - 02/26/15 11:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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"I can speak about tomorrow
In some "sorta kinda" way
But I stumble through the words
And all the noise remains
Like an echo going round the room"

I really like that, Bob.

And this...
"I was reading an old letter
In the things you left behind
I was looking for something
I would clearly never find
I can see the paper fading
In the shadow of your pen
And I'm on the second page
So I may just start again
Like an echo going round the room"

A good write...

Terrific production and mix. Just the right build for an acoustic ensemble. Solid vocal.

Very enjoyable. Very solid.

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#285801 - 02/26/15 12:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Hi Bob,

Very nice song. Music, vocals and lyrics!

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#285808 - 02/26/15 01:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: rsdean]
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Bob,
Really good song. I always enjoy your music.
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#285815 - 02/26/15 02:49 PM [User Showcase] Re: Echo [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Charlie,

I appreciate that very kind feedback. Thank you.

Bob
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