Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread
Print Thread
Go To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
#492049 09/20/18 05:37 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
https://soundcloud.com/lawrence-olivier/back-in-my-babys-arms

Realtracks: 386:Bass, Electric, Blues Chuck Sw 102
RealTracks in style: ~~674:Organ, B3, Background Blues Roadhouse Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 2624:Guitar, Baritone Electric, Rhythm BluesShuffleBassAndLicks Sw 085
RealTracks in song: 1000:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm HardRockLAFuzzyHeld Ev 120
RealTracks in song: 2048:Piano, Acoustic, Solo-Accompaniment CountrySwingJohn Sw 120
RealTracks in song: ~383:Guitar, Slide, Soloist Blues Sw 120
RealDrums in style: BluesRockShuffle^1-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Open HiHat


Back In My Baby’s Arms (8/26/2018)

Don’t let life drive you crazy/ ‘cause somedays it can be downright easy/ I didn’t know just how good I had it all along
It was time to get demanding/ and my fate I had more than a hand in/ So When I hit rock bottom it was time to change my song
And I found myself back in my Baby’s arms

I knocked upon my front door/ It’s good to be home once more/ I brought along some coin to pay the rent
A worn bag ‘cross my shoulder/ Hello is all I told her/ She said good luck is surely heaven sent
And I found myself back in my Baby’s arms

I buried my past with a shovel/ as you stood there crying double/ and I filled in every inch of that gnarly hole
I once heard it call me/ I still don’t know how it knew me/ That wanderlust, well I had to let it go
And I found myself back in my Baby’s arms

User Showcase
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 6,248
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 6,248
So cool it's hot. So hot it's smoking.
Nicotine and whiskey and a hand full of gravel to make a voice that smoothly rough.
Yeah, i liked it.


Cheers
rayc
"What's so funny about peace, love & understanding?" - N.Lowe
User Showcase
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,113
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,113
Man, you have the perfect voice for blues/rock!

Great job on the production, mix sounds fabulous through the 'phones.

Loved everything about this, I could listen to music like this all day smile

User Showcase
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 1,682
Expert
Offline
Expert
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 1,682
It was like an Eric Clapton song to me , you done a good job on this.

Interesting use of the guitars.


win 10 64 bit 16gb,i7 chip, ssd 500gb, m-audio air, ,Roland BK-7M, 1000,shure sm7b,sonar,acid,mixcraft, variety of plugins.Sample tank 3,Kontakt. TC Helicon Voicelive 3 2 .
https://beatmaster1.bandcamp.com/releases

User Showcase
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 3,414
PG Music Staff
Offline
PG Music Staff
Joined: Feb 2017
Posts: 3,414
Really well done! I love the groove, and your rough vocal delivery adds a ton of texture and emotion to it. I love the attitude of the song, and that catchy chorus on it too. Somehow you managed to make it sound equally as dirty as it is smooth and pleasant.

You should be proud of this one - thanks for sharing smile


Cheers,
Deryk
User Showcase
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 2,698
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 2,698
I really like this! Your lyrical hook has a good melodic hook. cool Excellent mix. Everything sounds right on.

User Showcase
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 1,362
W
Expert
Offline
Expert
W
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 1,362
Wow... you for sure have the "blues-voice" - I really enjoyed listening to this.

Good job!

Will

User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 1,378
Expert
Offline
Expert
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 1,378
Ditto other comments on the qualities of the vocals. Loved the driving backing, and the lead guitar was right.

One comment on the vocals...you have a great knack for knowing where to hang your syllables. "Phrasing" I think they call it. I don't think can be be taught--at least not easily. Hats off, sir.


BIAB 2021 Audiophile. Windows 10 64bit. Songwriter, lyricist, composer(?) loving all styles. Some pre-BIAB music from Farfetched Tangmo Band's first CD. https://alonetone.com/tangmo/playlists/close-to-the-ground
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,675
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,675
Lawrence,

Awesome track. A terrific Blues/Rock write.

The extra delay on the slide was a great touch - really brought it to life.

Needless to say, the vocal is top shelf.

Enjoyed! for sure.

fj

User Showcase
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 14,052
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 14,052
The two of us have often mentioned how well we felt that you could sing blues in addition to your Americana catalog - were you to choose to do so.

Well mr gruve you have DONE it and in spades.

As you know we do a lot of blues and, man, this is over the top good. The choice of RT's, including mixing ev and sw tracks just rocks. Everything is in the pocket.

The arrangment, the mix and, of course the vocal, are all top bar.

We're heading out on a short trip tomorrow and this will be FUN to listen to on the road.

Great material!!!!

J&B

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: rayc
So cool it's hot. So hot it's smoking.
Nicotine and whiskey and a hand full of gravel to make a voice that smoothly rough.
Yeah, i liked it.
Thank you very much Ray. You've got it pretty close except that I've had to switch to Vodka in my middle age. (That whiskey was giving me the blues!)

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Man, you have the perfect voice for blues/rock!

Great job on the production, mix sounds fabulous through the 'phones.

Loved everything about this, I could listen to music like this all day smile
Thank you! You rock some great blues yourself! I'm glad you enjoyed it.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: beatmaster
It was like an Eric Clapton song to me , you done a good job on this.

Interesting use of the guitars.
Well, Eric is the man! Thank you.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Really well done! I love the groove, and your rough vocal delivery adds a ton of texture and emotion to it. I love the attitude of the song, and that catchy chorus on it too. Somehow you managed to make it sound equally as dirty as it is smooth and pleasant.

You should be proud of this one - thanks for sharing smile
Thank you so much. It's good to hear that the attitude is coming through.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm
I really like this! Your lyrical hook has a good melodic hook. cool Excellent mix. Everything sounds right on.
Right on. Thank you for listening and for the kind comments.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: Will Josef
Wow... you for sure have the "blues-voice" - I really enjoyed listening to this.

Good job!

Will
Thank you Will. Glad you enjoyed it.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: Tangmo
Ditto other comments on the qualities of the vocals. Loved the driving backing, and the lead guitar was right.

One comment on the vocals...you have a great knack for knowing where to hang your syllables. "Phrasing" I think they call it. I don't think can be be taught--at least not easily. Hats off, sir.
Thank you very much. I grew up in New Orleans listening to Jazz and Professor Long Hair, Mardi Gras music and the Funky Meters, so maybe some of it rubbed off.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Lawrence,

Awesome track. A terrific Blues/Rock write.

The extra delay on the slide was a great touch - really brought it to life.

Needless to say, the vocal is top shelf.

Enjoyed! for sure.

fj
Thank you Floyd. You have a good ear. After I thought the mix was done, I went back in and turned that delay up to where it is now.

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Expert
OP Offline
Expert
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,831
Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
The two of us have often mentioned how well we felt that you could sing blues in addition to your Americana catalog - were you to choose to do so.

Well mr gruve you have DONE it and in spades.

As you know we do a lot of blues and, man, this is over the top good. The choice of RT's, including mixing ev and sw tracks just rocks. Everything is in the pocket.

The arrangment, the mix and, of course the vocal, are all top bar.

We're heading out on a short trip tomorrow and this will be FUN to listen to on the road.

Great material!!!!

J&B

Thank you! So glad you liked it. And have a great trip!

User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5,254
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5,254
This is pretty darn good Lawrence!! Your vocal fits this so nicely! This is like something off of an early ZZ Top album (vocal really reminds of Billy Gibbons). Great work!! Thanks, Torrey




Previous Thread
Next Thread
Go To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3

Link Copied to Clipboard
ChatPG

Ask sales and support questions about Band-in-a-Box using natural language.

ChatPG's knowledge base includes the full Band-in-a-Box User Manual and sales information from the website.

PG Music News
Update Your PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024 Today!

Add updated printing options, enhanced tracks settings, smoother use of MGU and SGU (BB files) within PowerTracks, and more with the latest PowerTracks Pro Audio 2024 update!

Learn more about this free update for PowerTracks Pro Audio & download it at www.pgmusic.com/support_windows_pt.htm#2024_5

The Newest RealBand 2024 Update is Here!

The newest RealBand 2024 Build 5 update is now available!

Download and install this to your RealBand 2024 for updated print options, streamlined loading and saving of .SGU & MGU (BB) files, and to add a number of program adjustments that address user-reported bugs and concerns.

This free update is available to all RealBand 2024 users. To learn more about this update and download it, head to www.pgmusic.com/support.realband.htm#20245

The Band-in-a-Box® Flash Drive Backup Option

Today (April 5) is National Flash Drive Day!

Did you know... not only can you download your Band-in-a-Box® Pro, MegaPAK, or PlusPAK purchase - you can also choose to add a flash drive backup copy with the installation files for only $15? It even comes with a Band-in-a-Box® keychain!

For the larger Band-in-a-Box® packages (UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, Audiophile Edition), the hard drive backup copy is available for only $25. This will include a preinstalled and ready to use program, along with your installation files.

Backup copies are offered during the checkout process on our website.

Already purchased your e-delivery version, and now you wish you had a backup copy? It's not too late! If your purchase was for the current version of Band-in-a-Box®, you can still reach out to our team directly to place your backup copy order!

Note: the Band-in-a-Box® keychain is only included with flash drive backup copies, and cannot be purchased separately.

Handy flash drive tip: Always try plugging in a USB device the wrong way first? If your flash drive (or other USB plug) doesn't have a symbol to indicate which way is up, look for the side with a seam on the metal connector (it only has a line across one side) - that's the side that either faces down or to the left, depending on your port placement.

Update your Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows® Today!

Update your Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows for free with build 1111!

With this update, there's more control when saving images from the Print Preview window, we've added defaults to the MultiPicker for sorting and font size, updated printing options, updated RealTracks and other content, and addressed user-reported issues with the StylePicker, MIDI Soloists, key signature changes, and more!

Learn more about this free update for Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows at www.pgmusic.com/support_windowsupdates.htm#1111

Band-in-a-Box® 2024 Review: 4.75 out of 5 Stars!

If you're looking for a in-depth review of the newest Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows version, you'll definitely find it with Sound-Guy's latest review, Band-in-a-Box® 2024 for Windows Review: Incredible new capabilities to experiment, compose, arrange and mix songs.

A few excerpts:
"The Tracks view is possibly the single most powerful addition in 2024 and opens up a new way to edit and generate accompaniments. Combined with the new MultiPicker Library Window, it makes BIAB nearly perfect as an 'intelligent' composer/arranger program."

"MIDI SuperTracks partial generation showing six variations – each time the section is generated it can be instantly auditioned, re-generated or backed out to a previous generation – and you can do this with any track type. This is MAJOR! This takes musical experimentation and honing an arrangement to a new level, and faster than ever."

"Band in a Box continues to be an expansive musical tool-set for both novice and experienced musicians to experiment, compose, arrange and mix songs, as well as an extensive educational resource. It is huge, with hundreds of functions, more than any one person is likely to ever use. Yet, so is any DAW that I have used. BIAB can do some things that no DAW does, and this year BIAB has more DAW-like functions than ever."

Convenient Ways to Listen to Band-in-a-Box® Songs Created by Program Users!

The User Showcase Forum is an excellent place to share your Band-in-a-Box® songs and listen to songs other program users are creating!

There are other places you can listen to these songs too! Visit our User Showcase page to sort by genre, artist (forum name), song title, and date - each listing will direct you to the forum post for that song.

If you'd rather listen to these songs in one place, head to our Band-in-a-Box® Radio, where you'll have the option to select the genre playlist for your listening pleasure. This page has SoundCloud built in, so it won't redirect you. We've also added the link to the Artists SoundCloud page here, and a link to their forum post.

We hope you find some inspiration from this amazing collection of User Showcase Songs!

Congratulations to the 2023 User Showcase Award Winners!

We've just announced the 2023 User Showcase Award Winners!

There are 45 winners, each receiving a Band-in-a-Box 2024 UltraPAK! Read the official announcement to see if you've won.

Our User Showcase Forum receives more than 50 posts per day, with people sharing their Band-in-a-Box songs and providing feedback for other songs posted.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed!

Forum Statistics
Forums66
Topics81,578
Posts734,615
Members38,498
Most Online2,537
Jan 19th, 2020
Newest Members
wtsy365, DerFlex, xabialonso259@gmai, Tony1234, trustedmedications
38,497 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
MarioD 192
DC Ron 109
dcuny 100
WaoBand 75
Today's Birthdays
STLSAXIST
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5