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#165189 - 07/09/12 11:23 PM [User Showcase] 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad
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This song contains only 1 real track #364 Acoustic Guitar. I then took the left side of stereo guitar and deleted the right and vice versa. I then put it in DAW to create the stereo. If you have the capibility to do this try it you will be amazed at the difference. I probably should have panned the guitar a little further apart, and might have gotten them lined up better volume wise but you have to move with the 5090 challenge. I hope you will give any tips and suggestions so I can try and incorporate once the challenge is over. Thanks!

3. My Song
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#165190 - 07/09/12 11:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad [Re: PgFantastic]
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I really like the guitar but I am not sure exactly what you did. I'll play around with it. BIAB is really a great tool that can be used in so many ways.

Nice song.

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#165191 - 07/09/12 11:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Poster: jptjptjpt I really like the guitar but I am not sure exactly what you did.

Response: As you know when you make a wave file of the instruments from band in a box they are in stereo. This is a neat trick my father in law taught me. I took the stereo guitar and high lited only the left side and deleted it; I saved this file as finger picking acoustic right. I then reloaded the original stereo guitar again and highlited only the right side of the file and deleted it. This was saved as Finger Picking acoustic left. That way when you load into your daw you have both sides seperate. Listen to them seperate and you will see a huge difference from having both side together. I think this trick would really make a huge difference in a multiple instrument mix, for example take and load the left side of the guitar track on one track and then the right side of a piano track and notice how clean it is and notice the seperation you get. I hope this helps.
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#165192 - 07/10/12 01:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad [Re: PgFantastic]
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Nice work.

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#165193 - 07/10/12 05:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Trust In Him [Re: Rob4580]
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Song # 4 of the 50/90 Challenge. It is a Blues tune here is the link.

Instruments include
420 Electric Bass
425 B3 Organ
Drums Blues Shufflehard^hihat, ride
421 Rhythm guitar blues
585 Resophonic rhythm and blues

4 Trust In Him
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#165194 - 07/12/12 02:12 PM [User Showcase] Re:Hard Knock U [Re: PgFantastic]
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Lyrics were written by Geneva Griffin. I used band in a box for the tracks. This is song 5 of the 50/90 Challenge

5. Hard Knock U
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#165195 - 07/12/12 03:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: My Song [Re: PgFantastic]
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Are you sure you're not John Starnes in disguise (Closer Than A Heartbeat, Holy Ghost Do It Again, etc.)? I love your voice and your dedication to your beliefs come across loud and strong in your words and music. Nice job!

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#165196 - 07/13/12 02:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: My Song [Re: msfrancis]
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reply to msfrancis Thanks for listening to my song and thanks for the amazing complement; I had not heard of John Starnes before now, I just watched his video on youtube, he has one amazing voice, thanks for letting me know about him. We do have the same hair style, lol.

reply to rob4580 Thanks for listening and taking the time to reply!

Thanks to everyone who has listened!
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#165197 - 07/13/12 03:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: Holy Is Your Name [Re: PgFantastic]
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Song number 6 of the 5090 challenge is complete. I needed my 20 year old voice for this one, to bad I'm 48 lol! All feedback and comments welcome. God bless!

Instruments are
1536 Electric bass pop believe
1542 Piano rhythm pop believe
RD=Praise and worship slow 16^1 h24,src
1537 Electric guitar arp
1538 Electric guitar held


6. Holy Is Your Name
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#165198 - 07/13/12 10:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Holy Is Your Name [Re: PgFantastic]
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PgF,
Nice work on these songs. Good luck in the 50/90 Challenge! I hope someday I have 50 written, never mind the 90 day part!
Regarding the stereo track splitting effect, It really makes a great improvement. There is a function in the RB track menu that does this automatically. Have you tried it? Might save some effort.
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#165199 - 07/13/12 12:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: Holy Is Your Name [Re: SpaceDog]
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Reply Spacedog Have not tried that, thanks for the info. Thanks for the feedback!
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#165200 - 07/14/12 03:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: Fly Away [Re: PgFantastic]
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This is my 7th 5090 challenge song. The vocal is uneven, I am going to have to work on that later. The reason was I had to break the vocal between chorus and verse because of the difference in eq to make them go through the mix. All feed back is welcome.

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#165201 - 07/14/12 12:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Fly Away [Re: PgFantastic]
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I always love your Songs Robert, especially the Lyrics! Makes my day!

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#165202 - 07/14/12 10:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad [Re: PgFantastic]
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hi rorbert great job on all of it realy nice mix everything well done thanks eric

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#165203 - 07/15/12 07:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: 5090 Challenge Song # 3=My Song: Gospel, Acoustic Ballad [Re: F.M.M.]
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Thanks Tommyc and F.M.M for the feedback, it is greatly appreciated. Thanks all who have been listening to the songs!
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#165204 - 07/17/12 04:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: I Want To Breathe [Re: SpaceDog]
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This is song number 8 of the 5090 challenge. This song is written from the babies perspective, pertaining to abortion.

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518 Electric Bass
1690 Piano Rhythm
RD=Nashville ev8^hh,ride
1118 12 strg acoustic

8. I Want To Breathe
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#165205 - 07/19/12 11:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: It's Never To Late [Re: PgFantastic]
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Here is song #9 for the 5090 Challenge. All feedback is appreciated.


9. It's Never To Late
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#165206 - 07/21/12 01:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Jesus Never Left [Re: PgFantastic]
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This is song 10 in the 50-90 Challenge. It was inspired by my own life experience and Proverbs 24:16. I am always sad when I hear someone say they believe they can be saved and then lost again. Because when the Son sets you free you are free indeed. Not believing that Jesus is the Son of God, and that He died on the cross for your sins, and then rose again is the only way not to be saved.

10 Jesus Never Left
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#165207 - 07/21/12 09:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jesus Never Left [Re: PgFantastic]
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Robert, your songs are always uplifting with super lyrics. Your vocals are always spot on, as are your various backing tracks. Having said that I do believe that “Jesus Never Left” is your best to date.

Two thumbs up!
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#165208 - 07/21/12 10:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Jesus Never Left [Re: MarioD]
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I really appreciate the kind feedback MarioD. God bless you!
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