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#178916 - 11/14/12 06:45 AM [User Showcase] Track fully produced using BIAB
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Somar Offline
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Check out this song I wrote to my youngest son on his 2nd birthday. Let me know what you think of it!

http://soundcloud.com/user5604784/little-man

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#178917 - 11/14/12 06:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Somar]
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Somar - very nice all the way around. well-written lyric and a great melody. wonderful sentiment. nice choose of tracks - interesting and tasteful. and a well done mix. what's not to like...

I really liked it. Great job. (And welcome to the forum!)
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#178918 - 11/14/12 08:45 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: floyd jane]
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Nice job on this tune. Good topic and well arranged and produced. Might have a touch too much reverb here and there (early fiddle?) for that more contemporary country sound -- but it is a pretty minor point. Nice change into the chorus/bridge. Pretty good singing, too. Excellent mixing of BIAB sounds. This is a good a song as I've heard around these parts.
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#178919 - 11/14/12 09:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Kemmrich]
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Very well done. And when it's close to the heart it is even better.
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#178920 - 11/14/12 09:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: eddie1261]
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First class song and production. Well done!
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#178921 - 11/14/12 11:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Skyline]
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Very well done! Like the change up around 4:01. Thanks for sharing!


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#178922 - 11/14/12 11:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Skyline]
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A really groovy track. Are the handclaps from RealTracks?
I especially like the backing vocals.
Good voice.
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#178923 - 11/14/12 06:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Somar]
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Very nice song, good vocals & mix too! Also like the variation you did at 4:00.
Nice job!

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#178924 - 11/14/12 07:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Achordocaster]
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Fun to listen to. I did notice a change in the tone of your singing at the end which I am not sure helped the song finish up uniformly, perhaps this was intentional. In any event, it's a very good song.
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#178925 - 11/14/12 08:55 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Kemmrich]
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Quote:

Nice job on this tune. Good topic and well arranged and produced. Might have a touch too much reverb here and there (early fiddle?) for that more contemporary country sound -- but it is a pretty minor point. Nice change into the chorus/bridge. Pretty good singing, too. Excellent mixing of BIAB sounds. This is a good a song as I've heard around these parts.




My thoughts also . . . but very nice overall. I love the lyric but I love any lyric that comes from the heart.

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#178926 - 11/16/12 05:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Danny C.]
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Hi somar,

I really enjoyed listening to this. It's very engaging in every way - music, words, performance, production. What a wonderful lifetime gift to give you son.

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#178927 - 11/17/12 02:12 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: Noel96]
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Yep, it's all said, but also wonder about the hand clap (I don't think is a RT) but it lends a little "(River Dance" type of groove to it.
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#178928 - 11/17/12 07:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: cubanpete]
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It’s all been said, super heart felt song with super lyrics and backing tracks. Your vocals ain’t too shabby either, great job on that!

I really like this!
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#178929 - 11/21/12 01:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: MarioD]
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Somar,
Welcome to the forum. Thanks for sharing your music.
I sure liked the song. I especially liked your vocals (both lead and backing tracks). I think the hand clapping was a very nice touch.
We hope to hear lots more from you!
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#178930 - 11/28/12 09:47 PM [User Showcase] Re: Track fully produced using BIAB [Re: SpaceDog]
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Somar,

I almost missed this and I'm so glad I didn't.

You've got the gift. This is top shelf. What a great contemporary sound. Personally I wasn't crazy about the switch in the vocal and switching into the long ending tag of "baby you've got to help yourself". I think it would've been more powerful to stay with your hook - jmho. But what a great song and production. And I love your voice.

Two big thumbs up here. One of the best songs I've heard on this forum.

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