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#84446 - 09/04/10 02:34 PM [User Showcase] New Song "August"
Registered: 04/02/06
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Loc: Needmore, PA, USA
Mick Emery Offline
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Registered: 04/02/06
Posts: 1345
Loc: Needmore, PA, USA
I wrote this song in BIAB, recorded in RealBand & processed in Cubase.
Although I was pretty pleased with the drum track I eventually created & the chord progression, especially in the chorus, it was still pretty lifeless.
My friend, Jerry Musser, liked it & asked me to send him the tracks.
He put bass & guitar on it & a whole bunch of other things, edited it, remixed & brought it to life.

http://www.mickemery.com/songs/august.mp3

I hope you enjoy....
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#84447 - 09/04/10 02:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: Mick Emery]
Registered: 12/12/02
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Loc: Scotland
George Nelson Offline
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Loc: Scotland
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I hope you enjoy....



Well Mick, I certainly did.
I thought this was a wonderful instrumental.
Loved the drums and the drip drip drip at the start.
How you managed to get a dog and people in there was very clever.
Oops! and of course your sax playing.

Best regards
Michee
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#84448 - 09/04/10 06:50 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: George Nelson]
Registered: 03/18/04
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Loc: South Louisiana
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Mick,

This is top drawer all the way my friend. Of course Jerry's talent also came blowing through this tune like a freight train! Very smooth and yet very powerful and then very smooth again. You guys should be very proud of this effort.

I love it!
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#84449 - 09/04/10 07:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: Danny C.]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 14140
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
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Loc: Australia
Hi Mick,

An excellent listen. The the composition, the arrangement, the mix and the playing all marry together to create a sensational work.

Regards,
Noel
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#84450 - 09/05/10 05:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: Noel96]
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Posts: 2337
Loc: Warwickshire, UK
Skyline Offline
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Loc: Warwickshire, UK
What an excellent piece! I really enjoyed that. Love the drums and bass sounds. Also, lots of diffrent phases to keep the interest, and the whole thing really well mixed and engineered. Top notch, right down to the 'optimistic' major modulation on the last chord! All credit to you Mick and your friend Jerry. Thanks.

John
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#84451 - 09/06/10 04:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: Mick Emery]
Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 534
Loc: Grand Junction, Colorado USA
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Registered: 02/11/10
Posts: 534
Loc: Grand Junction, Colorado USA
This was interesting transition from a jazzy (smoky lounge) kinda sax thing to the heavy overdrive guitar thing to the spacey ending with neat sounds.

Good job! I enjoyed it.

Greg

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#84452 - 09/08/10 09:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: New Song "August" [Re: Achordocaster]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 11620
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MarioD Offline
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Loc: Hamlin NY
It’s all been said. Super collaboration and great soundscape.

You really know your horn! Great sound!
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