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#362423 - 08/26/16 03:26 AM [] Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman
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Here's my contribution to the Xtra Styles Contest:

BROKEN

Some magnificent styles in this pack most of them are radio ready.
As far as I'm concerned the PG team can feel free to do this every year ;-)

I immediately liked the style _Broken from the Pop/Rock section of the styles pack. It is heavy and melodic at the same time.
Hence, I decided to write a dramatic rock song using the very same title 'Broken'.
The song is about a man who caused a lethal car accident, and so the theme of the song is also quite heavy.

Since I'm not exactly a hard rock singer, it took me some time to master the song properly and to make my voice and the lyrics audible.
I used the Z3TA+ synthesizer to both master the song and enhance my vocals.

Anne-Marie will soon follow with a song from the Singer/Songwriter section.

Hope y'all like it!

Rob

Song specifics:

Style: _BROKEN.STY (Broken Neoclassical Metal)

Realtracks:
1009:Bass, Electric, HardRockThrash Ev 085
2336:Viola, Background, Pop Ev 085 (1TrackStringSection)
639:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm HardRockThrash Ev 085
642:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm HardRockThrashHollow Ev 085
2338:Violin, Background, PopLow Ev 085 (1TrackStringSection)
Soloist:1167 Brent Mason HardRock Ballad
RealDrums: RockThrashHalfTimeEv16^9-a:Snare , Tom Groove , b:Snare, Open HiHat
Loop: AcousticDrumFullKit\Metal - gl_tomtoms100a ev16.wav
Additional Kontakt instruments:
Clean Guitar
Clara Vocal


Lyrics:

I, I want to make you see
that for all days to come
you'll have a hold on me
and I, I wanted you to know
that you will always be
the biggest part of me

were we really there?
was that real?
was there never a way out?
because I can't believe
there will always be this pain

I, I would give the world
to be next to you
just to be near to you
cause you, you're the very heart
being so much more than I could ever want
were you really there?
was that real?
will it always feel this dark?
as you were sitting there
that sudden silence
the life flowing out of you
away from everything I knew

was I really there?
was that real?
was there never a way out?
because I can't accept
that it was me
it was me who drove that car
it was me who ran that wild
were you really there?
was that you?
will it always be this cold
because I can't believe
there will always be this pain




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#362455 - 08/26/16 10:16 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Very nicely done Rob.

Like the use of guitar, strings and Rock drums. Great vocals.

So often we go for styles, but this EXTRA STYLES package is working just fine for me.

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#362494 - 08/26/16 02:24 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Rob,

This is really great! As always, your production is just brilliant.

You've taken this style and made it your own.... in every way, this creation is spectacular.

Regards,
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#362505 - 08/26/16 03:05 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: w]
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Originally Posted By: w

Very nicely done Rob.

Like the use of guitar, strings and Rock drums. Great vocals.

So often we go for styles, but this EXTRA STYLES package is working just fine for me.


Thank you, much appreciated!
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#362506 - 08/26/16 03:09 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: Noel96]
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Thank you Noel!
I love that (hard) rock stuff in BIAB, a real challenge for my voice every time.
Me being sort of a wannabe rock singer ;-)
They did a great job by tweaking those styles in the Xtra Styles Pack. They sound so full and professional. I'm definitely going to record lots of other stuff with them.

Rob
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#362598 - 08/27/16 09:22 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Good job Rob. This sounds really good!!
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#362638 - 08/27/16 02:28 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: David Snyder]
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Thanks David.
You did a great job yourself too!
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#362643 - 08/27/16 02:54 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Nice job. Good use of the new Xtra Styles.


Charlie Fogle
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#362694 - 08/28/16 12:32 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Rob,
This was by far amongst your best ever utilizing BiaB and their Pop/Rock section
The drive where the drums actually carved out the melody line was magic
You say you’re a ‘whanabee’ rock singer, Rob, believe you me with this vocal you
are, and a good one who does not have to stand back for anyone.

Paddy G

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#362703 - 08/28/16 04:18 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Excellent work Rob. It all works together and your vocal comes through strongly on this song, so it's clear you own it. Perfect choice of the new XTRA styles.
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#363125 - 08/30/16 09:17 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Excellent Rob! I think everyone is blowing the top off this competition.

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#363227 - 08/31/16 12:00 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Great, i can say, this song... Rocks,
the voice is very powerful, the song's style is very credible.
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#363269 - 08/31/16 04:39 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Rob
Super song for this style... its going to be hard to beat in the rock category. Great production from you as usual.
The drama in the song is very convincing - so kudos to your wannabe rock chops, you nailed the vocal!

Robert

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#363320 - 09/01/16 05:52 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Rob
Great choice of rock delivery.

The Builds throughout give tension and dimension.

Very well produced. Nice driving beat, and sensational vocal performance.
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#363628 - 09/02/16 05:45 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Excellent!! Very gripping song and performance. Vocal is first rate. Everything works well. HUGE drum sound! Great stuff, good luck!! Take care. Greg

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#363844 - 09/03/16 11:03 PM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Hello, Rob

Your Hard Rock vocal is so good and powerful.
I like your chord progression of this song.
And also I like the way you blend strings with Rock song.
Very enjoyable listen.

Best Regards.

Shigeki Adachi

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#363868 - 09/04/16 06:14 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: animarorecords]
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Thank you Shigeki!

Yes, the vocals took some work here, way out of my comfort zone ;-)
A very cool competition, lots of good stuff.

Rob
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#363946 - 09/05/16 12:51 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: RnAM]
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Rob,
I copy from my post in the User Showcase:
Tis is a bit like a softer version of Iron Maiden as your voice is as powerful as Bruce Dickinson's

good luck

Alyn
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#364120 - 09/06/16 04:10 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: Charlie Fogle]
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Thank you Charlie!

Rob
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#364466 - 09/08/16 07:55 AM [] Re: Broken: Contest Submission from Rob Meulman [Re: PaddyG]
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Originally Posted By: PaddyG



Rob,
This was by far amongst your best ever utilizing BiaB and their Pop/Rock section
The drive where the drums actually carved out the melody line was magic
You say you’re a ‘whanabee’ rock singer, Rob, believe you me with this vocal you
are, and a good one who does not have to stand back for anyone.

Paddy G



Thank you Paddy, comments like this are very stimulating!
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Fixed: The [More Info...] button in the Artist Browser dialog would launch the wrong web page.
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Fixed: Pressing spacebar in the Notation window might launch a web browser instead of starting playback.
Fixed: Practice window | Master Solos | Blues Piano, displays N/A.
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Fixed: The Piano Roll window was opening at the wrong bar location.
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Summary of Changes for Version 2019 Build 643 (Jan 14 2020):
Fixed: Practice window | Master Solos | Blues Piano, displays N/A.
Fixed: The Drop Station would not update if dropping a file onto Presonus Studio One.
Fixed: Possible freeze when importing compressed audio files.
Fixed: Crash with error "external exception C06D007F" while launching if using Windows XP.
Fixed: Access violation in Song Titles browser if no song is selected when clicking [Close].
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might crash during bootup if there is a problem with font installation (usually after upgrading Windows 7 to Windows 10).
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might crash during bootup if an ASIO driver was previously selected, and the device is no longer connected to the computer.
Fixed: If an ASIO driver cannot connect during bootup, the default WAS driver should be used instead.
Improved: BootupLog.txt will include more elaborate information when troubleshooting bootup problems. This only applies if WriteBootUpLog.txt is present in the Data folder.
Fixed: RealTracks #2975 (Vocal Oohs-Aahs) sometimes played incorrect chords for m7b5 and C7.
Fixed: Some bars for the B section of RT 2529 were dropping out.
Fixed: Some Bass and Nylon Guitar RealTracks (including 2718, 2724, 2722, 2725, 2719) have RealCharts added.
Fixed: Several Piano and Organ MIDI SuperTracks have been edited to remove spurious MIDI events (e.g. mod wheel sometimes caused 'warbling' effect).
Updated: PDF and help (routine cleanup/updaes).
Fixed: Band-in-a-Box might crash when opening a song that contains note-based lyrics.
Fixed: Lyrics would not display in the Big Lyrics if "Show chord symbols above the lyrics" was enabled.
Fixed: Bar Lyrics and Section Text layers do not line up with bars in Notation window if there are repeats in song, and fake sheet mode is enabled.
Fixed: Possible crash if editing a text layer while using the floating Notation Window.
Fixed: "There is no audio file currently recorded" error message when using Audio > Plugin.
Fixed: If using the 64 bit version of Band-in-a-Box, the BB2Go window would display an erroneous QuickTime version, and converting files to .m4a would fail. QuickTime is only available for the 32 bit version, but is only required if using Windows Vista or earlier.
Fixed: Sforzando might not automatically be added to the VST list, causing Hi-Q patch selection to fail.
Fixed: [Video] > Render Video(s)... menu item should launch the Make Chordsheet Video dialog if Video RealTracks export is not available.
Fixed: When choosing a compressed format for rendering files, and "One file per track" is enabled, the resulting files are .wav format instead of the compressed format.
Fixed: Dragging a single track to export MIDI causes that track to be permanently soloed.
Fixed: The About dialog said 'for Macintosh' instead of 'for Windows'.
Fixed: StylePicker: User Category list wasn't refreshing after choosing a new user category.
Changed: Default the 'include similar styles in the stylepicker' to false each bootup.
Fixed: melodists were getting quantized incorrectly.
Fixed: Rebuilding styles list was causing errors sometimes.
Fixed: Clicking OK in the MIDI/Audio Driver Setup dialog should not close the floating Mixer window.
Fixed: Applying audio effects using Audio > Plugins would fail with error "Plugin cancelled. Original file is preserved".
Fixed: Audio will not import to a custom position if there is already audio on the Audio track.
Fixed: Audio > Edit Audio > Timeshift Audio would crash the program if the Audio Edit window was not open.
Fixed: Close button in Select chorus start/end dialog should behave like Cancel, ie user clicking on bar afterwards shouldn't do anything.
Fixed: Wrong notes on Oohs and Aahs RealTracks.

Summary of changes for Band-in-a-Box DAW Plugin 1.16.29:
Fixed: bounds when highlighting in chord sheet
Fixed: make selected cell at the end after pasting
Fixed: some styles not dragging all tracks from blue button
Fixed: losing focus in chord sheet
Fixed: plugin stops playing non-synced tracks when closing and then opening plugin
Fixed: track text not resizing correctly
Fixed: C#7b5b9b13 to chord sheet
Fixed: Audio stutters when resizing plugin in some DAWs
Fixed: auto gen after open feature not working in Studio One 4
Fixed: Open dialog in infinite loop
Fixed: Alert window buttons "punch hole" when pressed
Fixed: distortion when stopping playback in pro tools
Fixed: Verify folders before each call to Biab
Fixed: Send space bar keystrokes to DAW
Fixed: Added message if attempting to drag tracks before generating
Fixed: Transpose not working
Added: shift-arrows to select in chord sheet
Added: SHIFT-TAB to go backwards in chord sheet, TAB to go forward
Added: SHIFT-ENTER to go backwards in chord sheet
Added: copy selected cell if nothing highlighted
Added: support for all Biab file types

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