Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread
Print Thread
Go To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
#537324 05/19/19 10:20 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
rsdean Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
Hi All,

Here's something new - this is called The One.

You know I need the rain today
Gonna cleanse my blues away
Give it slow and get it done
Hey now girl
Am I the one

I can't watch the news today
Gonna turn it off turn it away
Give it light under the sun
Hey now girl
Am I the one

We don't hold more than today
Gonna push our cares away
Give them chase and make them run
Hey now girl
Am I the one

You know I need the rain today
Gonna cleanse my blues away
Give it slow and get it done
Hey now girl
Am I the one

Give it slow and get it done
Hey now girl
Am I the one
Give it slow and get it done
Hey now girl
Am I the one

All BIAB Tracks:
2474: Bass, Acoustic, Held Ev 085
1765: Guitar, High-Strung Acoustic, Fingerpicking Ev 085
378: Guitar, Acoustic, Strumming DoubleTime Ev 088
1943: Synth, Rhythm, EuroDance Strings Ev 120
2541: Pedal Steel, Background Ev 110
RealDrums: NashTrainEv16 Blastix 16th
Loop: House-Techno-Trance/House Ev16

As always - thanks for listening!

Bob

rsdean #537330 05/19/19 12:10 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Mar 2018
Posts: 5,846
Veteran
Online Content
Veteran
Joined: Mar 2018
Posts: 5,846
Bob,
Nice catchy tune! A good reminder to take time out from all the depressing stuff in the news.
A bit more bassy than some previous tunes I have heard, but I like it, it is not overwhelming, just the right amount. That sweet pedal steel takes this to another level.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

rsdean #537335 05/19/19 12:49 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 2,799
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 2,799
Another great opening lyric! Your chorus is memorable both musically and lyrically. "Hey now girl am I the one" is a phrase that many can identify with. Good song!

rsdean #537345 05/19/19 03:01 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 6,341
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Apr 2016
Posts: 6,341
A tale of two mind sets living side by side - modern life.
The snare snap really propels this song.
I'l not sure how the boomy bass would translate through a living room stereo but it works well enough through head phones.


Cheers
rayc
"What's so funny about peace, love & understanding?" - N.Lowe
rsdean #537363 05/20/19 12:04 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 2,360
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Sep 2016
Posts: 2,360
Hi Bob,

This is a real sweet song. You build a kind of tension with your specific voice. When I expected you to go 'loose', say after 2/3-rd of the song, you didn't! You keep singing the same way as from the start. That enhances the melancholic effect in this song. I noticed you do that in more of your songs. That I like about your style.
The steel guitar is not -yet- one of my favorite instruments (must be my origin), but it fits in very nice.

Bye,
Hans


Hans Berkhout
(Birchwood)
https://soundcloud.com/user-296497130
rsdean #537373 05/20/19 01:21 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 7,604
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 7,604
Very cool intro. Steel was a really nice touch. Loved the acoustic. Super vocal and lyric and loved the way you phrased the lyrics gave the song a very cool feel to it..


Scott Collingwood
https://soundcloud.com/scottt709
https://soundcloud.com/spiritlevel-ca
https://www.youtube.com/@SpiritLevel-ge3hm/
Rustyspoon# #537386 05/20/19 03:15 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
rsdean Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
Misha,

Thanks very much.

Bob

rsdean #537388 05/20/19 03:34 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,811
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 11,811
Bob,

Excellent write.

Your vocal in this is well done. Well sung, well recorded, well mixed.

The BAND sounds great - good arrangement/production, nice build...good mix throughout. Drums and bass sound great. Acoustic is crisp and clean/clear. Excellent use of the steel.

Awesome.

(And you are doing terrific "album covers" for your songs, too!)

fj

rsdean #537394 05/20/19 04:35 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 2,360
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Nov 2012
Posts: 2,360
man, you use the pedal steel to great effect in this song

sounds so good,

You know I need the rain today
Gonna cleanse my blues away

love these lines

you're in a very prolific phase and writing some of the best

(as best that I remember) songs

I like what Ray had to say "a tale of two mindsets"

a good description

I think that you've created a great sound and genre for yourself.

Always a fan,

Kenny

rsdean #537403 05/20/19 05:39 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 1,381
Expert
Offline
Expert
Joined: Aug 2018
Posts: 1,381
Yeah, I think so. This rests easily on my shoulders, singing in my ear. Both lyric and delivery so intimate it almost makes me blush. Steel is outstanding.
Very, very nice.


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
rsdean #537408 05/20/19 06:32 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Jun 2000
Posts: 1,944
Jim Offline
Expert
Offline
Expert
Joined: Jun 2000
Posts: 1,944
A great write Bob...
I enjoyed listening to you new creation!


Jim
†=☮&♥
Ezekiel's Storm #537419 05/20/19 08:57 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
rsdean Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
Thanks - very appreciated.

Bob

rsdean #537425 05/20/19 11:41 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 1,362
W
Expert
Offline
Expert
W
Joined: Sep 2018
Posts: 1,362
Hi Bob,

Very nice song and lyrics indeed! Listening to your song brought me memories of my childhood where songs like "Seasons In The Sun" and "Rhinestone Cowboy" were radio-hits.

Very well done!
Will

rsdean #537435 05/20/19 12:50 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 2,945
PG Music Staff
Offline
PG Music Staff
Joined: Jun 2017
Posts: 2,945
"You know I need the rain today", as it pours down on us here in Victoria.

Love the lyrics, thanks for sharing!


Cheers,
Ember
rayc #537451 05/20/19 01:44 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
rsdean Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
Ray,

Thanks - glad you liked this one and appreciate the comments.

Bob

rsdean #537452 05/20/19 02:11 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 19,013
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 19,013
Hi Bob,

This is a fantastic listen. I love the arrangement. Your use of the pedal steel is a masterstroke. It's a perfect fit and, as others have already said, it lifts the whole presentation to another level.

Everything about this immediately identifiable as "Robert Dean" and it sound so very, very, very good! It's infectiously catchy!

I really enjoyed this journey.

All the best,
Noel


MY SONGS...
Audiophile BIAB 2024
rsdean #537454 05/20/19 02:14 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5,291
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Jul 2015
Posts: 5,291
Bob, I was only 30 seconds in and said this is my new favorite of yours. Loved that infectious beat you applied to this. Everything just flows perfectly! Thanks, Torrey




rsdean #537465 05/20/19 03:25 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,145
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Feb 2010
Posts: 2,145
Nice, moody tune, maybe not as much imagery as the three others I've heard from you, but still your sound, which is a good sound. I didn't hear too much bass, but the drums surprised me. Maybe it was the quick beat. Still, as I said, very much your unique thing going on, which I find draws me in every time.


Windows 10, Intel Core I5 10400, 16 gig ram, Scarlett 6i6, Komplete keyboard, Sony Acid Music Studio 11, BIAB 2020 UltraPlus Pak
Birchwood #537491 05/20/19 11:43 PM
User Showcase
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
rsdean Offline OP
Veteran
OP Offline
Veteran
Joined: Aug 2010
Posts: 6,854
Hans,

Thanks - I appreciate that!

Bob

rsdean #537493 05/21/19 12:36 AM
User Showcase
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,203
Veteran
Offline
Veteran
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 5,203
You has me right from the opening lines:

"You know I need the rain today
Gonna cleanse my blues away"

Great signature vocal as always, and love the fadeout ending with the steel.

You are on a roll, Bob!

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
User Video: Band-in-a-Box® + ChatGPT = Impressed the BOSS!

Since AI is now readily available online as a resource for many things, we recently put together and shared a video where we demonstrated how to create a song using Band-in-a-Box®, ChatGPT, and Synth V; we've also shared a Bob Doyle Media video, Convert MIDI Chords into AI Vocal Harmonies with ACE Studio and Band in A Box, showing how they utilize AI for their song projects. Now it's time to share Henry's video, Band-in-a-Box + ChatGPT = Impressed the BOSS!, where he demonstrates how to use ChatGPT and Band-in-a-Box to whip a song project together in only 3-4 hours.

Watch the video.

Visit Henry Clarke's YouTube Channel, Henry Clarke - Senior Musicians Unite, to find a large collection of tutorials showing the viewer how to achieve amazing results using Band-in-a-Box®!

Band-in-a-Box User Video Tutorials!

If you've reviewed our Support page, you've probably noticed the Videos page, which separates our Band-in-a-Box® tutorial videos by category: Overview, VST DAW Plugin, Setup, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, and there's even an Archive category to go down memory lane... (You'll also find these videos on our YouTube Channel.)

It's always great to hear how other Band-in-a-Box® users create their songs, especially when they explain in detail what they're doing. Like Henry Clarke's YouTube Channel, Henry Clarke - Senior Musicians Unite! There you'll find his ALL Band-in-a-Box Tutorials playlist with over 50 videos! His top-three most watched videos include "How to Get Started with Band-in-a-Box," "How I use the Audio Chord Wizard in Band-in-a-Box," and "How to Create An Effective Solo Using Band-in-a-Box" - however he touches on many other topics and also demonstrates his own Band-in-a-Box® songs in the Band-in-a-Box Created Songs playlist!

You're guaranteed to find some helpful videos when you visit Henry Clarke's channel!

Band-in-a-Box® 2024 Italian for Windows is Here!

Ci siamo dati da fare e abbiamo aggiunto oltre 50 nuove funzionalità e una straordinaria raccolta di nuovi contenuti, tra cui 222 RealTracks, nuovi RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, "Songs with Vocals" Artist Performance Sets, Playable RealTracks Set 3, Playable RealDrums Set 2, due nuovi set di "RealDrums Stems", XPro Styles PAK 6, Xtra Styles PAK 17 e altro ancora!

Tutti Pacchetti | Nuove Caratteristiche

Band-in-a-Box® 2024 French for Windows is Here!


Band-in-a-Box® 2024 apporte plus de 50 fonctions nouvelles ainsi qu'une importante de contenus nouveaux à savoir : 222 RealTracks, des RealStyles nouveaux, des SuperTracks MIDI, des Etudes d'Instruments, des Prestations d'Artistes, des "Morceaux avec Choeurs", un Set 3 de Tracks Jouables, un Set 2 de RealDrums Jouables, deux nouveaux Sets de "RealDrums Stems", des Styles XPro PAK 6, des Xtra Styles PAK 17 et bien plus encore!

Tous Packages | Nouvelles Fonctionnalités

Video: Making a Song with Band-in-a-Box®, ChatGPT, and Synth V

Take your Band-in-a-Box® project to a whole new level when you incorporate ChatGPT and Synth V to add lyrics and vocals to your song!

We wanted to demonstrate how this is done with our video, where we show you how to go from nothing to a finished "radio ready" modern pop song by combining the features of Band-in-a-Box®, ChatGPT, and Synth V!

Listen to the finished song, so you get a listen to the finished product: https://demos.pgmusic.com/misc/behindthefame.m4a

If you like it, watch the video. Either way, let's hear your comments!

Henry Clarke: Revolutionize Your Band-in-Box® Tracks with Regenerating Function

One of the new features added with Band-in-Box® 2024 is the Tracks Window, which will look familiar if you've worked with other DAWs.

Henry Clarke explains why he loves the Re-generation function within the Tracks Window in their video Revolutionize Your Band-in-Box® Tracks with Regenerating Function.

Watch video.

Learn even more about what the Tracks Window can do with our video Band-in-a-Box® 2024: The Tracks Window.

User Video: Convert MIDI Chords into AI Vocal Harmonies with ACE Studio and Band-in-a-Box®

The Bob Doyle Media YouTube channel is known for demonstrating how you can creatively incorporate AI into your projects - from your song projects to avatar building to face swapping, and more!

His latest video, Convert MIDI Chords into AI Vocal Harmonies with ACE Studio and Band-in-a-Box, he explains in detail how you can use the Melodist feature in Band-in-a-Box with ACE Studio. Follow along as he goes from "nothing" to "something" with his Band-in-a-Box MIDI Melodist track, using ACE Studio to turn it into a vocal track (or tracks, you'll see) by adding lyrics for those notes that will trigger some amazing AI vocals!

Watch: Next-Level AI Music Editing with ACE Studio and Band-in-a-Box


Forum Statistics
Forums65
Topics82,092
Posts740,911
Members38,667
Most Online2,537
Jan 19th, 2020
Newest Members
Euterpe, Rhombus, rawiyafarran, rica, JoKingly
38,666 Registered Users
Top Posters(30 Days)
MarioD 155
Rob Helms 144
zedd 130
rsdean 92
DC Ron 90
BIABman 87
Today's Birthdays
Aaron Short, david parker
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5