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#545048 - 07/11/19 06:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Ezekiel's Storm,

Clever lyrics which are the star of the show! Vocals and production are top tier.
Enjoyed it.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

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#545067 - 07/11/19 10:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Entertaining through the end. Lots of cool little production bits. Sort of the opposite of a "tears of a clown" song, to my ears/mind. Much enjoyed.
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#545123 - 07/12/19 07:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Loved this tune. Such an excellent vocal and lyric. Excellent supporting backtrack. Well done. Guitar was excellent
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#545131 - 07/12/19 08:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Really good song!

Love the production on this and that break around 2:45. How did you do that?

smile

Great vocals!! Awesome guitar! Super giggle!
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#545157 - 07/12/19 10:15 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: David Snyder]
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Originally Posted By: David Snyder
Really good song!

Love the production on this and that break around 2:45. How did you do that?

smile

Great vocals!! Awesome guitar! Super giggle!


Thanks, Dave. For that one measure break, I used a piano chord, edited loop of a backwards piano, muted picking, and a drum fill loop.

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#545438 - 07/14/19 11:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: jannesan]
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Originally Posted By: jannesan
Very nice melodic rocker, catchy and well arranged. I got early David Bowie vibes in the melody and in your voice.

Janne


Thank you, Janne.

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#545439 - 07/14/19 11:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
Ezekiel's Storm,

Clever lyrics which are the star of the show! Vocals and production are top tier.
Enjoyed it.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.


Thanks for listening, Misha!

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#545440 - 07/14/19 11:01 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Tangmo]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
Entertaining through the end. Lots of cool little production bits. Sort of the opposite of a "tears of a clown" song, to my ears/mind. Much enjoyed.


Thanks for stopping by to have a listen. I appreciate it!

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#545441 - 07/14/19 11:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Loved this tune. Such an excellent vocal and lyric. Excellent supporting backtrack. Well done. Guitar was excellent


Thanks for the listen and for the comments.

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#545466 - 07/14/19 01:07 PM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Cool rocker!! The band sounds really good (drums maybe could come up 1-2db). I like the vocal processing...you may push the high end a touch. Nice harmonies! Really good job on everything!! Take care. Greg

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#545885 - 07/18/19 08:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Laugh in the Dark [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
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Hi Scott,

I do like 'compact' and flowing somgs, and this one does the job extremely well.

My toes started tapping immediately, great melody and I definitely like your singing. Waht a rich usage of RealTracks. Enjoyed the listen A LOT.

Cheers,

Stefan
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