Page 2 of 2 < 1 2
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#335402 - 02/08/16 06:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: VideoTrack]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Beautiful. Outstanding song and production. Great vocals Janice.


Originally Posted By: Guitarhacker
really nice work.

There's been a few really good songs here recently and this is one of them.

Tasty licks on the guitar.


Originally Posted By: Sergio Guarneri

Hey boys,
this is a superb song, the best I've heard since I'm on the forum!

Great sound and melodic and great vocals.
Excellent reals tracks

Very great job

Sergio


Originally Posted By: PeterF
Tom & Janice
Stunning!
Everything about that was top notch.
Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Tommy & Janice

What a great production.

Superb vocals from the entire team here. A really beautiful song, sensational lyrics.

Great listen for sure.

Very enjoyable. Any more?


Thanks y'all! Tom gifted me with this one. I had a wonderful track to sing to and a nice melody/lyric to work with. Well, work is the wrong word since it was fun!

Janice

Top
#335438 - 02/08/16 09:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 10/15/15
Posts: 174
Loc: St-Pierre-et-Miquelon
Caloo Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 10/15/15
Posts: 174
Loc: St-Pierre-et-Miquelon
A successfull collaboration Janice n Tom. Thrilling and relaxing in the same time.
Pascal
_________________________
No hay banda! There is no band! Il n'est pas de orchestra!
No hay banda! And yet we hear a band !

(David Lynch - Mulholland Drive)

Top
#335485 - 02/08/16 01:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4606
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4606
Tom, you and Janice have done many wonderful collabs on here and this is my personal favorite. Simply beautiful.

Top
#335498 - 02/08/16 02:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: Charlie Fogle]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Tommy & Janice

What a great production.

Superb vocals from the entire team here. A really beautiful song, sensational lyrics.

Great listen for sure.

Very enjoyable. Any more?
Trev, Thanks. We appreciate the kind comments. Tom
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Beautiful. Outstanding song and production. Great vocals Janice.


Plus 1. This is one of your best to date.

When all's said and done, it is our privilege to hear and enjoy your music and Janice's singing here on the forum and knowing the rest of the world is missing such talented writing and performing.
Charlie, With a large dose of humility we thank you. Tom

Top
#335540 - 02/08/16 07:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 11/19/12
Posts: 2360
Loc: Middletown, PA.
44kfl Offline
Veteran

Registered: 11/19/12
Posts: 2360
Loc: Middletown, PA.
Gorgeous production, fine song, great vocals, love the instrument choices. The vocal blend sounds absolutely pro, I'm jealous.

Kenny

Top
#335711 - 02/09/16 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: JoanneCooper]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Another masterpiece!!! The mood is set from the first chord and it is perfect. Beautifully written chorus-captures the emotion. That tele effect is AMAZING! I scanned the RTs about 3 times looking for what that was before seeing it at the top. It just nails the vibe. Janice's vocal-PERFECT! And, the harmony worked great. Tom Adams dot com plays like a greatest hits these days! Great stuff!! Take care. Greg
Thank you. I always enjoy your comments. And yes Janice's vocal is perfect. Tom
Originally Posted By: JosieC
Hey Tommy. The guitar strum at the start of this reminded of Neil Young. Was this recorded or generated in BIAB?

Love that subtle mando.

As usual Janice's vocal is stunning.
Josie, That guitar part does sound a little like Neil Young. It is part of a loop. The mando is a Real Track. Thanks for listening and commenting. Tom

Top
#335737 - 02/09/16 03:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3966
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3966
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
Hi, Tom, Bud & Janice !:))


This was really so very
delicately produced !
I loved everything about it !


Cheers
Dani

Top
#335831 - 02/10/16 06:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: JoanneCooper]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA
Originally Posted By: Charlie Fogle
Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Beautiful. Outstanding song and production. Great vocals Janice.


Plus 1. This is one of your best to date.

When all's said and done, it is our privilege to hear and enjoy your music and Janice's singing here on the forum and knowing the rest of the world is missing such talented writing and performing.


Thanks Charlie. You are very kind!

Janice

Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Another masterpiece!!! The mood is set from the first chord and it is perfect. Beautifully written chorus-captures the emotion. That tele effect is AMAZING! I scanned the RTs about 3 times looking for what that was before seeing it at the top. It just nails the vibe. Janice's vocal-PERFECT! And, the harmony worked great. Tom Adams dot com plays like a greatest hits these days! Great stuff!! Take care. Greg


Thank you Greg. Tom's write and playing are so good on this - it made my vocal come easy!

Janice


Originally Posted By: JosieC
Hey Tommy. The guitar strum at the start of this reminded of Neil Young. Was this recorded or generated in BIAB?

Love that subtle mando.

As usual Janice's vocal is stunning.


Thanks Joanne! That was sweet of you to say that.

Janice

Top
#335843 - 02/10/16 07:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1944
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Steve Young Offline
Expert

Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1944
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
This is just outstanding! Every time I hear your work, I think the same thing: "this is probably the best song I have heard from you". Here we go again. This is probably the best song I have heard from you (until I go back and listen to one of the older ones)! Janice really nailed the vocals. (No surprise there.) But this one does have a special quality to it. Very heartfelt, honest and extremely well done!

Other than all the above criticisms, I really like this one! smile

Stevev
_________________________
Steve Young
Music
"In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of." - Robert Schumann

Top
#336002 - 02/10/16 08:44 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: MusicStudent]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Tommy,

another hit song!
Vocals and harmony are great.
I liked that guitar effect. Thanks that you told us
what it is.
I enjoyed listening a lot.

Guenter
Guenter,Thank you much. Glad you enjoyed it. Tom
Originally Posted By: ROG
Hey Tom and Janice.

What an exceptional piece of work - the skilfully crafted lyrics, the arrangement, the production, the mix, all absolutely spot on.

Then there's the performances - Janice in that low register again, bringing me out in goosebumps and the subtle harmony from Tom, supporting without ever getting in the way.

This has the air of Fleetwood Mac, with Janice in this key sounding like Christine McVie (or Christine Perfect as we knew her in the old days).

So professional and a real treat. Thanks to you both.

ROG.
ROG, Thanks for the very nice words. That low register of Janice's voice packs a lot of emotion. We always look forward to what you have to say. Tom
Originally Posted By: jazzmandan
Simply lovin it.
Really glad you commented. Thanks so much. Tom

Top
#336222 - 02/12/16 05:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: RnAM]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Tom -

There is so much good stuff here. holy cow! (you can substitute stronger stuff there).

The opening is stellar. (Did you play the strum?). That "flute guitar" is gorgeous. The "drop" to make room for the vocal is executed perfectly (that is never easy to get just right). Great build.

Great job of building the drum track. Bringing the flute back was a nice touch.

Perfect arrangement.

Janice - you have never sounded more like a star than you do on this song. holy cow! One of your best - among dozens of bests...

Tom, your harmony on this is a true standout, as well. Like Vince Gill behind Brandy Clark. John David Souther behind Linda Rondstat. The kind that you get so hung up on the you forget to listen to anything else going on. So you have to rewind...

But wait..

"I don't want your heart to feel anything like mine" - great line.

"it’s been so cloudy I can’t find my lucky star
No I won’t get my wish tonight"
....That's a why-didn't-I-think-of-that? line.

"Well You can accept the fact it was meant to be
Or keep on looking at the stars And end up just like me"
..... Great song development.

Top-tier write. I used to get to hear a lot of songs performed (by the writers) before they got to radio. And a lot more that were every bit as good as that - they can't all get there. Now and again, you'd hear one that you just KNOW would get there. This sounds like one of those.

floyd
floyd, Thanks so much for your continued strong support. Janice did a standout job on this. We appreciate your comments. Tom
Originally Posted By: Scottt709
Another awesome collaboration Tom and Janice. Well done.
Thanks Scott!
Originally Posted By: RnAM
Truly a great collab!
Beautiful lyrics, super professional arrangement.
Janice: we particularly like your vocal here, it has sort of a modest/country feel to it. Beautiful!
Backing vocals by the way are great.
RnAM, Thanks for giving it a spin and the wonderful comments. Tom

Top
#336260 - 02/12/16 08:26 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 3503
Loc: Ontario, Canada
BlueAttitude Offline
Veteran

Registered: 11/30/07
Posts: 3503
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Wow, nice song! Good songwriting, good performance and production. Love the vocals and harmonies, very much enjoyed!

Top
#336408 - 02/13/16 05:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: rsdean]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: SRP
Tom and Janice this is very fine song from the both of you. Tom this is a great write and production. Janice this fit your voice perfectly and what a great sound you produced on the Tele Tom.
I really enjoyed everything about it.
Sonny
Sonny, Glad you liked it. Thanks, Tom
Originally Posted By: rsdean
I can absolutely hear this one on the radio - excellent! Great song and outstanding vocal.

Bob
Bob, We appreciate that. Tom

Top
#336409 - 02/13/16 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: 44kfl]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Caloo
A successfull collaboration Janice n Tom. Thrilling and relaxing in the same time.
Pascal
An interesting observation. Thanks, Tom
Originally Posted By: Sundance
Tom, you and Janice have done many wonderful collabs on here and this is my personal favorite. Simply beautiful.
Josie, Thank you very much for your nice comments. Tom
Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Gorgeous production, fine song, great vocals, love the instrument choices. The vocal blend sounds absolutely pro, I'm jealous.

Kenny
K, Thanks for the great review. Tom

Top
#336550 - 02/14/16 05:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: Steve Young]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: dani48
Hi, Tom, Bud & Janice !:))


This was really so very
delicately produced !
I loved everything about it !


Cheers
Dani
Thank you Dani. Tom
Originally Posted By: Steve Young
This is just outstanding! Every time I hear your work, I think the same thing: "this is probably the best song I have heard from you". Here we go again. This is probably the best song I have heard from you (until I go back and listen to one of the older ones)! Janice really nailed the vocals. (No surprise there.) But this one does have a special quality to it. Very heartfelt, honest and extremely well done!

Other than all the above criticisms, I really like this one! smile

Stevev
Steve, Any time we can get a thumbs up from you it makes for a great day. Tom

Top
#336551 - 02/14/16 05:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: BlueAttitude]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Wow, nice song! Good songwriting, good performance and production. Love the vocals and harmonies, very much enjoyed!
Dave, Glad you liked it. Tom

Top
#336628 - 02/14/16 05:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: boehm]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 9570
Loc: GA USA

Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Tommy,

another hit song!
Vocals and harmony are great.
I liked that guitar effect. Thanks that you told us
what it is.
I enjoyed listening a lot.

Guenter


Thank you Guenter!

Janice


Originally Posted By: ROG
Hey Tom and Janice.

What an exceptional piece of work - the skilfully crafted lyrics, the arrangement, the production, the mix, all absolutely spot on.

Then there's the performances - Janice in that low register again, bringing me out in goosebumps and the subtle harmony from Tom, supporting without ever getting in the way.

This has the air of Fleetwood Mac, with Janice in this key sounding like Christine McVie (or Christine Perfect as we knew her in the old days).

So professional and a real treat. Thanks to you both.

ROG.


Goodness ROG you are making me blush! And comparing me to McVie? You are too kind. Thank you!

Janice

Top
#337088 - 02/18/16 03:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: tommyad]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 16751
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 16751
Loc: Australia
Hi Janice and Tom,

I'm very very late in getting to this one. Apologies. I agree with floyd..."holy cow" x 2. I already thought you two were great before I listened! Now I'm awestruck! This is outstanding in every way. It's a great write, a stunning arrangement, magnificent performances and mixed to perfection. You have both accomplished something very special with this. Yes indeed... floyd was right... "holy cow" x 2.

Awesome!
Noel
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#337093 - 02/18/16 04:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: Noel96]
Registered: 12/27/06
Posts: 388
Loc: Netherlands
rodipoet Online   content
Journeyman

Registered: 12/27/06
Posts: 388
Loc: Netherlands
Nice song, very surprising sounds (I liked the flute) and beatifull vocals and backings.

greetings from the Netherlands
Rob
_________________________
Rob de Klerk, Dutch singer-songwriter
https://www.robdeklerk.nl

Biab 2021, Cakewalk, N.I. Komplete, Win 10,64, Ozone 9 elements suite, Akai EIE pro

Top
#337094 - 02/18/16 04:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: A Cold Rain - featuring Janice Merritt [Re: rodipoet]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 3284
Loc: Florida
Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi Janice and Tom,

I'm very very late in getting to this one. Apologies. I agree with floyd..."holy cow" x 2. I already thought you two were great before I listened! Now I'm awestruck! This is outstanding in every way. It's a great write, a stunning arrangement, magnificent performances and mixed to perfection. You have both accomplished something very special with this. Yes indeed... floyd was right... "holy cow" x 2.

Awesome!
Noel
Thanks for the wonderful comments, Tom
Originally Posted By: rodipoet
Nice song, very surprising sounds (I liked the flute) and beatifull vocals and backings.

greetings from the Netherlands
Rob
Thank you Rob, Tom

Top
Page 2 of 2 < 1 2


PG Music News
RealBand 2021 is Here!

There are exciting additions to RealBand 2021! RealBand is now a 64-bit application, and supports SIMD features for higher audio playback performance. There is now drum notation support with over 300 additional RealCharts, added cut time notation, time signature improvements, visual transpose, notation enhancements, XML improvements, and more!

RealBand 2021 is included with ALL Band-in-a-Box 2021 purchases... and our upgrade packages are ON SALE until December 31st!

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

Learn more about all the new features in RealBand® 2021 for Windows.

Generate RealTracks on Utility Tracks with Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows!

We've just updated the brand-new Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows with the ability to generate RealTracks on Utility Tracks!

Not only can you generate the ENTIRE track from the track menu, complete with RealCharts, you can also generate highlighted sections of the Utility track - and even change it to a completely different RealTracks instrument! With the cross-fades Audio Edit option, the transition will be so smooth - you won't believe your ears!

https://youtu.be/TvJnJHdDVuI

Band-in-a-Box 2021 for Windows users can download this free update patch here.

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows: New Features Video

It's here! Check out all the new features released with Band-in-a-Box 2021 for Windows with our New Features video.
www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.new.htm

Video - 202 New RealTracks for Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows®!


With the release of Band-in-a-Box® 2020, we added 202 new RealTracks! There are brand-new RealTracks for Jazz, Blues, Funk, Latin, Pop, Rock, World, Country, Americana & Celtic, and more!

Get the newest RealTracks Sets 353-375 when you purchase the PlusPAK upgrade (ideal for 2020 UltraPAK/UltraPAK+ customers) for just $99 during our special (reg. $129).

Want the entire RealTracks Sets 1-375 collection with over 3,100 RealTracks? They are included with any Band-in-a-Box 2021 for Windows UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, or Audiophile Edition.

Check out our video, Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows® - 202 New RealTracks Overview, which demonstrates the newest RealTracks Sets 329-352.

NEW! Xtra Styles PAK 10 & MultiStyles PAK 1 for Band-in-a-Box®!

We've just released some amazing new Add-ons for Band-in-a-Box® 2020!

Xtra Styles PAK 10 with 50 styles each for Country, Jazz, Rock-Pop, and Folk Celebration! These carefully crafted RealStyles include lo-fi acoustic guitar hip hop, triple-guitar garage rock, a barbeque boom-chick jam, slidin' lazy country blues, bolero and bossa nova fusion, a Gypsy and stride ballad, praise break organ jazz fusion, surfin' folk rock, barn dance old-time stomp 'n' clap, an acoustic folky blues jam, and so much more!

Introducing MultiStyles PAK 1! 30 MultiStyles containing 120 styles - that's a total of 150 Styles! We've included 10 MultiStyles each for Country, Jazz, and Rock-Pop. Our jazz greats MultiStyle allows you to switch between piano and guitar comping, or select from two different solos. Our Jamaican groove selecta allows you to switch from ska at one section to reggae, island groove, or reggae with sax solo at another. A Tex-Mex country MultiStyle allows you to switch between a regular-time and double-time feel. And that's just the beginning. There's so much more in store! Once you dive into these professionally-mixed MultiStyles, you'll wonder how you ever made due with only two substyles per song! Use one substyle for a softer intro, another one for a restrained breakdown, then throw in a different and energetic middle-eight, or change it up with a solo. The possibilities are endless!

And they're ON SALE!

Xtra Styles PAK 10, and ALL our Xtra Styles PAKs, are on sale for $29 (reg. $49) each! Haven't purchased Xtra Styles yet, but now you want them all? The COMPLETE collection of Xtra Styles PAKs 1-10 with over 1,600 RealStyles can be yours for only $199 (reg. $349)! There's also an option to purchase the newest Xtra Styles PAKs 9 & 10 for Band-in-a-Box® 2020 for a bundle price of $49, if you missed out on our previous special! www.pgmusic.com/xtrastyles.php?os=win

Purchase MultiStyles PAK 1 for only $19 (reg. $29)! Adding the 2021 49-PAK to your Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows purchase? No need to buy this separately, MultiStyles PAK 1 is included with it! www.pgmusic.com/addons.multistyles.php?os=win

Mac user? Click here for your OS specific product announcement.

Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows is HERE!

Just released: Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows with over 50 new features, 202 RealTracks, new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Bonus RealDrums "Singles," RealDrums transcriptions, MultiStyles PAK 1, Xtra Styles PAK 10, and more!

We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2021 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2020- save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows Upgrade!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! The Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2021 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 40 Unreleased RealTracks and the just-released MultiStyles PAK 1) upgrade it to the 2021 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2021 for Windows at: www.pgmusic.com/bbwin.new.htm

Band-in-a-Box® for Mac - Audio Chord Wizard Overview Video

The Audio Chord Wizard included in Band-in-a-Box is a powerful feature that automatically figures out the chords from an audio file and imports them (as well as the audio) into Band-in-a-Box®, along with the bar lines, key, tempo, and fine tuning!

Check out this video, where we explain how to use the Audio Chord Wizard: Click here to watch...

Read more about the Audio Chord Wizard within our online program manual, here. Better yet - give it a try and see/hear for yourself how intelligent this feature is!

Forum Stats
33304 Members
67 Forums
66516 Topics
569829 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
PhilC, multawy, pickitup, Jan E.A.V., Dhcousins

33304 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Matt Finley 293
Pipeline 267
VideoTrack 190
Rob Helms 175
CaptainMoto 143
eddie1261 130
MarioD 130
jpettit 129
jford 127
PeterGannon 119
Today's Birthdays
bluestu, J. Rich, Mel Laraway