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#529580 - 03/20/19 05:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: 44kfl]
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Originally Posted By: 44kfl
Man, I always like your songs!

great overall sound, well crafted

good write, good vocals, clever lines

use of brent guitar is excellent

this a solid rock mix

enjoyed!

Kenny


Thanks for the comments, Kenny.

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#529581 - 03/20/19 05:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Scott,

A very cool song (a bit cryptic at times?).

Excellent arrangement/production. Bass & drums -- super. Guitars are excellent. Organ, too... Nice use of stops...

Good vocal. Love the harmonies - are those sung or "created" (if so, how?).
(The harmonies are a tad "crisp" in my speakers).

Cool. Very catchy.

fj


Floyd,
For this song I used the harmonizer from BIAB (I can't sing that high.) I used the 1 down and 2 up and took bits and pieces from each for the harmony line. I also changed some of the harmony notes to the way I wanted them by using Meladyne.

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#529799 - 03/22/19 12:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Cool song....great rock sound!! The RTs are just right and the vocal is delivered with power and conviction. Nice!! Take care. Greg

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#529917 - 03/23/19 11:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Thanks everyone who stopped for a listen and left me a comment. Work has kept me a little too busy this week.

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#529960 - 03/23/19 07:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Ezekiel,

This definitely sound hot!
Cool song and a great compression and mix.

Rob and Anne-Marie
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#530078 - 03/25/19 08:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Some really COOL lines in the lyrics, such as "Don’t need candied promises to break your disguise" "I need the silence to watch the whispers creep". Movin, upbeat melody, nice vocals. You ROCK!!!

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#530164 - 03/25/19 05:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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This is excellent! What a really BIG sound - love the lyrics and vocals.

Great mix and production as well.

Bob
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#532537 - 04/12/19 06:38 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Hi Scott,

Your vibe's driving 'sense of purpose' really appealed to me. The sound that I'm hearing is crisp and very, very professional. The arrangement sparkles, your singing is excellent and sits really well in the mix, and the production is first rate.

Really well done!

All the best,
Noel
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#532973 - 04/16/19 09:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Greg Johnson Offline
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Cool song!! Nice, gritty rocker. Mix sounds really good to me....an in your face sound which matches the sentiment of the song. Organ sounds particularly great. Nice job!! Take care. Greg

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#582647 - 02/27/20 08:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Nice one.
I don't know about Reaper. Does it have eq filters? Maybe could use it to clear up some of the low end muddiness.
Good melody.

Vic

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#582734 - 02/27/20 10:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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This has a big beat and plenty of enthusiasm to sell the message.
Oddly enough the enthusiasm seems to have translated into a lot of sibilant sounds - unusual for you - perhaps it's some vocal treatment that's creating it.
Terrific song.
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#582737 - 02/28/20 12:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: It Ain't Love [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Thanks for sharing.
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