Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#363423 - 09/01/16 06:07 PM [User Showcase] Secret Town
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Xtra Styles Production of an existing lyric. Enjoy. Details Below Lyrics.


https://soundcloud.com/david-snyder-gigs/secret-town

Secret Town

By David Snyder

V1

I hear the rain coming down
in your secret town
I see the writing on the wall
In your secret town
I can almost see it all
In your secret town
I think the night’s about to fall
In your secret town

Here comes the young girl
Looking for a lover
Who’ll discover everything
Here comes the highway
Just like a tinderbox
To make your mind go up in flames

CH

A minor miracle
The grace to make a choice
In these secret games
A minor miracle
The grace to make a choice

V2

Here comes the dark horse
Painted like the white horse
In your secret town
Here comes the stardust competing with the dirt and rust
In your secret town
Here comes the rebel
He thinks he’s only human
He’d give his heart to anything
Just tender mercies
These loves among the ruins
Don’t you think I feel the same

CH

A minor circumstance
The chance to place a bet
On these secret games
A minor miracle
The chance to place a bet
On your secret name

Outro

Do you want me to spell it out for you
Do you want me to spell it put for you
I love your secret town, I love your secret town
I want to walk with you, hand in hand in hand in hand
In your Secret Town

All music and lyrics copyright David Snyder/Day of Faith Publishing (ASCAP)


****** Song Summary *************
Title: Secret Town
Key=C , Tempo 142, Length (m:s)=4:21
Style is _TAKEOFF.STY (Takeoff Alternative Pop Rock)
David Snyder, Telecasters, Acoustic, Lead and Backing Vocals
RealTracks in style: 1522:Bass, Electric, PopPower8s Ev 120
Loop in Song: House-Techno-Trance\House - crunchy_120_drums ev16.wav
RealTracks in style: 1524:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopPowerPushClean Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 1527:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopPowerBrightClean Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 1263:Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm PopShiningSync Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 691:Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming AcRockBright Ev 120
RealDrums in style: BluesRockEv^1-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Open HiHat


_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363431 - 09/01/16 07:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 11/05/08
Posts: 1319
Kent - PG Music Offline
PG Music Staff

Registered: 11/05/08
Posts: 1319
Hi David!

This is great! Reminds me a bit of the Pogues (this is a good thing).

Cheers
Kent
PG Music

Top
#363487 - 09/02/16 06:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: Kent - PG Music]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina

Ha ha ha! Thanks Kent. I'll take that.

BUT, next time I call in for tech support, you'll have to take this from me:

"Aaarrgh Ken', ye know maaar sooon, fer ar, the blarrmyey, Real Band, er some error message, an der goon, da forch un an de oonda marda fin a Gulley de bar. Fried me finger tip.

"Canner fix 'er for me Kent?"

[Falls off bar stool and passes out. ]

Kent disconnects accidentally.

Bono walks up and says:

"Shane, are yer ok there mate? Can I help ya to yer feet?"

[Fade to black.]
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363524 - 09/02/16 10:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6472
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6472
Loc: Florida
David.

That's a perfect band for you for these type songs. Your vocal on this is terrific - "energetic"...

The mix is good - though I did want the drums to have a bit more "pop" and the piano to be a bit "crisper" (just personal preferences on my part).

Cool song. Sometimes left me wondering what it was referring to, but cool images throughout...

fj
_________________________
125+ BIAB Songs

Top
#363535 - 09/02/16 10:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Floyd,

I think I told you I spent an entire evening sitting on the top of a burned out Pinto with Michael Stipe when R.E.M. had just started out and he gave me his opinion on rock and roll. He told me that if the lyrics make sense, it's not rock and roll, basically. He told me that country was supposed to make sense but rock and roll was supposed to be more like "stuff you remember from a dream" or something like that. Then a drunk cowboy wandered up to the car and started talking about his last two years working on the pipeline in Alaska. Michael Stipe pulled a cheap K-Mart notebook out of his pocket and wrote down every word, including the part about God telling the cowboy not to listen to Elvis. I don't think I've ever been to a better lyric writing workshop. And I was doing my very best here not to make much sense.

smile
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363536 - 09/02/16 10:52 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4707
Loc: South Carolina
Charlie Fogle Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/07/13
Posts: 4707
Loc: South Carolina
Man, you run at wide open all the time. The town may be secret but your songwriting and performing is quickly becoming well known.

You have a wide range of ideas and melodies that leave us guessing what's next but you never disappoint.

Enjoyed this.

Charlie
_________________________
BiaB Ultra Pak 2019:RB 2019 Build 2. Windows-7, 64 bit, Home Premium Version with an AMD Athlon II X2 215 Dual-Core Processor and 4GB DDR3 Memory.

Top
#363579 - 09/02/16 02:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: Kent - PG Music]
Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
RnAM Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/02/14
Posts: 3156
Loc: The Netherlands
Originally Posted By: Kent - PG Music
Hi David!

This is great! Reminds me a bit of the Pogues (this is a good thing).

Cheers
Kent
PG Music


My thoughts exactly!
Great work David.

Rob
_________________________
We are Rob Meulman and Anne-Marie Bovenkamp from The Netherlands.

RnAM Homepage (completely restyled)
YouTube Channel

Top
#363607 - 09/02/16 03:43 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: floyd jane]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4415
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4415
Loc: Davis, CA
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
David.

That's a perfect band for you for these type songs. Your vocal on this is terrific - "energetic"...

The mix is good - though I did want the drums to have a bit more "pop" and the piano to be a bit "crisper" (just personal preferences on my part).

Cool song. Sometimes left me wondering what it was referring to, but cool images throughout...

fj


As happens so often, Floyd expresses exactly what I feel in a concise way. Lyrics are very engaging but cryptic, and the sound is infectious. Love the way you change the melody as you go through the song but keep the feel that holds it together. You continue to do some awesome stuff!! Take care. Greg

Top
#363635 - 09/02/16 06:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 11611
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 11611
Loc: Hamlin NY
This is extremely good and well put together. Your vocal is fantastic but the lyrics took it over the top for me. Your mix was spot on also!

This may be your best to date.
_________________________
Politicians, like diapers, occasionally need to be changed. Usually for the same reason!

64 bit Win 10 Pro - the latest BiaB and RB - Roland Octa-Capture audio interface - a ton of software and some hardware.

Top
#363700 - 09/03/16 06:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2867
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2867
Loc: Florida
David, From your fertile mind, I enjoy crawling through the weeds to find what awaits me and I am never disappointed. I would have made the drums bigger and I would have brought the choruses up in pitch as well as a guitar solo after the first chorus. Of course these are all personal preferences as it works fine as is. Another fine creative endeavor. Tom

Top
#363720 - 09/03/16 09:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 03/22/16
Posts: 169
Loc: Cape Town
PaddyG Offline
Apprentice

Registered: 03/22/16
Posts: 169
Loc: Cape Town


It’s no secret in this town,, David knows how to rock and so he does again, loved the piano

Paddy G

Top
#363765 - 09/03/16 12:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 14105
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 14105
Loc: Australia
David,

I really like the up-beat, driving backing that you've put together. It's perfect for showcasing your song and your vocals.... enthusiasm and energy abound everywhere!

Regards,
Noel
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#363766 - 09/03/16 12:36 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3719
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 3719
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Very cool tune David. It amazes me how you can create these quality tunes that are so different from each other.
_________________________
Scott Collingwood
https://soundcloud.com/scottt709

Top
#363841 - 09/03/16 10:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3072
Loc: wales
gibson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/25/03
Posts: 3072
Loc: wales
David,

Another incredible song from your fertile mind, David!!

A great driving tune, hood down, pedal on the floor and me singing out of tune to the song! Wind in what's left of my hair frown grin

enjoyed

Alyn
_________________________
My showcase songs


Top
#363898 - 09/04/16 10:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3493
Loc: Woodstock, NY
rsdean Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/09/10
Posts: 3493
Loc: Woodstock, NY
David,

Love the way this one moves along... Great pace, vibe and lyric; plus another great vocal.

Bob
_________________________
SoundCloud Tracks


Top
#363982 - 09/05/16 06:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina

Thanks Mario! I am glad you enjoyed it!
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363983 - 09/05/16 06:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: Greg Johnson]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Thanks Greg!
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363984 - 09/05/16 06:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Thanks Tom. I really enjoyed your last one as well. Man, that was spine-tingling.
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363985 - 09/05/16 06:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: Charlie Fogle]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Thank you Charlie!
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
#363986 - 09/05/16 06:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Secret Town [Re: David Snyder]
Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
David Snyder Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/29/14
Posts: 4515
Loc: North Carolina
Thanks Paddy!
_________________________
David Snyder
Audiophile Everything + Studio + Instruments + Fingers
ASCAP, NSAI

www.davidsnydermusic.com
www.reverbnation.com/davidpsnyder
www.soundcloud.com/davidsnyderchannel
www.songtradr.com/user/profile/david.snyder







Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Notation Enhancements in Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows!

There are Notation Enhancements in the NEW Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! These include:
•A new button in the Print Options dialog which lets you quickly print a "chords only" fake sheet. You can also access this from the right-click menu on the chord sheet.
•A new track type (Drums) is now available for The Melody and Soloist tracks.
•Clicking close to a stave line will put a note on the stave line instead of between stave lines. (Previously, you had to click extremely close to a stave line to insert a note on The line.)
•Double-clicking on the Standard mode Notation window (or on the time line in Editable or Staff Roll mode) plays the song from the current time location. Previously, it played the song from the beginning of the current bar.
•Holding down the [Ctrl] key and pressing the zoom in/out buttons results in finest possible incremental adjustment in size.
•In The Notation Windows Options dialog, The clefs split point asterisk indicates that C5* is middle C.
•Pressing The space bar plays the song from the current time location, not the current bar.
•The clefs split point can be set by the spin controls.
•The right-click menu in the Editable or Staff Roll mode Notation window has an option to change the current beat resolution. Previously, the only way to do this was to right-click on the time line.
•There's a keystroke entry notation mode - the 'N' mode, which lets you enter a melody entirely using keystrokes. The keystrokes are N to enter a note, up/down cursor to change its pitch, and left/right cursor to move the time line.
•You can now edit any track in the Event List Editor. When The dialog opens, it will show you the MIDI data in the current Notation track.
•You can quickly enter forced accidentals from the right-click menu.

We talk about these new features within our Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content! video:
25:45 - New Features: Easy Entering of Notation with the 'N' Key
36:48 - Change Beat Resolution From the Right-Click Menu
37:15 - Easier Entry of Notes on Lines
37:42 - Asterisk to Indicate Middle C on & Spin Controls
37:53 - Force Accidental from the Right-Click Menu
38:01 - Edit Any Track in the Event List
38:09 - Keystroke Note Entry Mode 'N' for Faster Note Entry
38:28 - Print Chords Only Fake Sheet
38:32 - More Control of Notation Size

Rather read about it?
-Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual
-New Feature Summary - Notation Enhancements

The New Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows SongPicker!

With Band-in-a-Box® 2019, the SongPicker has been redesigned!
-The completely redesigned window shows information for up to 50,000 songs.
-The song list build is much faster. Approximately 150 songs get added per second.
-A progress bar will appear if the song list build takes longer than 3 seconds.
-You can see the chord progression for the selected song in the list. You can copy and paste it to a text file.
-Many filters are available. You can filter the list by subfolders, genre, feel, time signature, style, songs with melody, soloist, lyrics, key signature, tempo range, and the year of file dates.
-You can search songs that have similar chord progressions and/or melody fragments.
-Hotkey! ss+enter opens the SongPicker, ss2+enter opens the Recently Played Songs, etc.

Learn more about the updates with our New Features Video - we've made it easy to find the section you'll need:
2:55 - New Feature: Redesigned SongPicker
21:58 - New Features: SongPicker Enhancements
41:10 - Now Over 10,600 Titles in SongPicker

You can also read all about the new SongPicker within our Online Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® Upgrade Manual.

RealBand 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest RealBand 2019 for Windows program manuals!

RealBand 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
RealBand 2019 for Windows New Features Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download

RealBand 2019 is included in every purchase of Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows! We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2018 - save over 40% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade! Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Online and PDF Manuals Available!

Visit our Online Manuals support page for access to the latest Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows program manuals!

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows User's Guide: Online Manual | PDF Download
Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade Manual: Online Manual | PDF Download

Don't forget.... We're having a SALE on Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Upgrade purchases until December 31, 2018 - save over 40% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Upgrade! Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 on a USB 3.0 Hard Drive - Speed Thrills!

We're excited to say that all Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows UltraPAK and UltraPAK+ orders now ship on a USB 3.0 hard drive!

What does this mean? Faster hard drive transfer rates will enhance the program operations (faster time to generate tracks, reduced audio artifacts) and offer faster transfer speeds (typically up to 3x faster)!

It's a great time to order your UltraPAK or UltraPAK+ Upgrade... they're ON SALE until December 31st!

Video: Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows® New Features!

Our "Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows®! New Features, RealTracks, and other content!" video is now ready! Get to know all about the newest features in Band-in-a-Box® 2019: Click here to watch...

We have listed a table of contents for this video, you'll see it within the YouTube video description, or by visiting this forum post.

RealBand 2019 - A New Look!

Have you opened up your RealBand 2019 yet? You may notice that we've given it a fresh new look! In fact, there are now 3 different looks to RealBand.

See for yourself! Within the program, visit Options | Icon Set and choose from: Classic, Modern 1, or Modern 2.

Forum Stats
28440 Members
58 Forums
55252 Topics
460225 Posts

Max Online: 2434 @ 11/14/17 12:37 AM
Newest Members
BBMaestro, truffaldino, JuliaHolmes, wellington, wetzelbuddyspear

28439 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Matt Finley 362
Pipeline 329
jford 259
Noel96 247
VideoTrack 230
PeterGannon 204
Al-David 160
fiddler2007 133
dcuny 119
Jim Fogle 119
Today's Birthdays
cvs287