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#526805 - 02/28/19 06:09 PM [User Showcase] February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019
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If you don't like Funk music, please skip this post. smile

I love that the management of this fine company got artists like Mark Lettieri, Sput Searight, Keita Ogawa and many others included in the 2019 version of BiaB. I really like some of the new funky styles. This is a tribute to those styles (especially the percussion):

February Moon

Will

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#526826 - 03/01/19 02:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Hi Will,

I'm a fan of funk music, and you did a nice job of putting this together. Mix sounds good too.

Love the drums and bass, which style/realtracks did you use?
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#526844 - 03/01/19 07:47 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Great composition...
All the parts fit so well...
Really good job!
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#526870 - 03/01/19 09:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Hey there Will, Daaang this is funky! fantastic choice of instrumentation and I really dug the percussion. Well done!
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#526874 - 03/01/19 10:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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I like funk, this is a great example with great groove, you have selected excellent band smile

Janne

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#526992 - 03/02/19 04:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Will,

Another interesting, enjoyable piece.

Nicely put together. Well mixed - everything is at a good level. The drums and bass both "pop". The guitar parts are dropped in nicely.

Enjoyed.

fj

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#527008 - 03/02/19 05:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Hi Will,

Super cool!

We don't hear enough of the excellent funk RTs getting used, so many thanks for that.

Very polished arrangement and mix. Nicely done.

ROG.

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#527128 - 03/02/19 05:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Hi Will,

I'm a fan of funk music, and you did a nice job of putting this together. Mix sounds good too.

Love the drums and bass, which style/realtracks did you use?


Thank you!
Oh, that is embarrassing... I don't know why I forgot to write the RT's I am using. Here they are (remember this is very minimal funk):

Bass: RT3111
Drums: ModernFunk16thsSput (in different versions)
Guitar: RT3250

Will

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#527129 - 03/02/19 05:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: jannesan]
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Originally Posted By: jannesan
I like funk, this is a great example with great groove, you have selected excellent band smile

Janne


Thank you Janne! Your kind comment is very much appreciated!

Will

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#527130 - 03/02/19 05:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Will,

Another interesting, enjoyable piece.

Nicely put together. Well mixed - everything is at a good level. The drums and bass both "pop". The guitar parts are dropped in nicely.

Enjoyed.

fj


Thank you very much for listening! If you read this... do you mind explaining to me what "pop" means in this context? I honestly don't know... Please remember I am a stupid European... smile

I always appreciate your comments, so thank you!
Will

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#527132 - 03/02/19 05:23 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: ROG]
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Originally Posted By: ROG
Hi Will,

Super cool!

We don't hear enough of the excellent funk RTs getting used, so many thanks for that.

Very polished arrangement and mix. Nicely done.

ROG.


Thanks for your kind comments, ROG. Yes, I hope other people will compose more songs using the funky styles... would be great!

Will

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#527638 - 03/06/19 06:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Hi Will,

how come I'm not surprised you're coming up with a funk number for a change....? smile

This one is soooo cool. Everything's in the pocket - great rhythm track, great choice of guitar licks - outstanding on all levels!!!

Take care,

Stefan
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#527705 - 03/06/19 03:58 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Crossroads]
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Originally Posted By: Crossroads
Hi Will,

how come I'm not surprised you're coming up with a funk number for a change....? smile

This one is soooo cool. Everything's in the pocket - great rhythm track, great choice of guitar licks - outstanding on all levels!!!

Take care,

Stefan


Thank you, Stefan!
Will

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#527706 - 03/06/19 04:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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This definitely has a great funk to it! grin Haha, couldn't help myself. Awesome job! Thanks for sharing.
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#527766 - 03/07/19 06:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Very cool backtrack Will. Loved the guitar. Bass runs were pretty neat as well
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#527768 - 03/07/19 06:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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I'll never turn down a good funk tune! Love the groove, and love the progressions too. That bassline is infectious as well. I can't help but imagine how good this would sound in a live setting. It'd definitely do well with a dancefloor.

Really well done - thanks for sharing smile
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#527771 - 03/07/19 07:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Will Josef]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
(In Reply to floyd)
Thank you very much for listening! If you read this... do you mind explaining to me what "pop" means in this context? I honestly don't know... Please remember I am a stupid European... smile
I always appreciate your comments, so thank you!
Will


"Pop" refers to clarity and presence. In your song the bass and the drums sit very well in the mix and make their presence known. But not too much. Pop is that "right" spot and you hit.

And for us you hit ALL the right spots.

This is a well done and fun production and we enjoyed it!

J&B
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#527807 - 03/07/19 11:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Ember - PG Music
This definitely has a great funk to it! grin Haha, couldn't help myself. Awesome job! Thanks for sharing.


Thank you for your kind comments, Ember!

Will

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#527808 - 03/07/19 11:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Very cool backtrack Will. Loved the guitar. Bass runs were pretty neat as well


Thank you very much, Scott! I'm glad that you like it.

Will

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#527809 - 03/07/19 11:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: February Moon - a tribute to the new funky BiaB 2019 [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
I'll never turn down a good funk tune! Love the groove, and love the progressions too. That bassline is infectious as well. I can't help but imagine how good this would sound in a live setting. It'd definitely do well with a dancefloor.

Really well done - thanks for sharing smile


Hi Deryk,

Your kind comments are very much appreciated! Thanks!

Will

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