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#544802 - 07/10/19 12:14 AM [User Showcase] How I Missed You This 4th
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https://soundcloud.com/user-423212678/how-i-missed-you-this-4th
Was going for a 70s-ish acid-jazz/fusion al la Jean Luc Ponty, Wayne Shorter, et al.

It's not quite where I want it to be, but I've been crazy busy lately. Hopefully my time should be freeing up somewhat within the next couple of months and I'll have more time to work on my music so I'll probably revisit it at a later date.

That said, hope ya'll enjoy

RealDrums:
SouthernPopNeoSoulSw16^ (variations)

Loop:
HipHop\Old School - buckshott_92_a drums sw16

Bass:
~902-Electric, SmoothCool Sw16 075

Guitar:

2682-Electric, Rhythm ModernPopSwing16HighZane Sw16 075

Synth Pad

1840 PopModernGrooveMellow Ev16 075 (through Izotope Trash 2)

MIDI SuperTrack
2083-Piano, Rhythm, SmoothJazzCool Sw16 075 (through AIR Hybrid 3)

Soloists (custom medley)
Sax:
2357-Baritone, Soloist Slow128BluesGary Sw 060
Harmonica (1):
3213-BluesSlowEvenFieryLD Ev 085
Harmonica (2):
3293-BluesSlow12-8LD Sw 060
Fiddle:
1364-GypsyJazzBallad Sw 110 [Double-Time]
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#544807 - 07/10/19 01:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Hi DB,

For a work in progress, this is terrific! Your choice of instruments is excellent. I look forward to hearing the end product when a bit of time for music comes your way!

All the best,
Noel
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#544809 - 07/10/19 01:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Noel96]
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Originally Posted By: Noel96
Hi DB,

For a work in progress, this is terrific! Your choice of instruments is excellent. I look forward to hearing the end product when a bit of time for music comes your way!

All the best,
Noel


Thanks so much, Noel!

It's actually been a crazy year for me, which entailed moving twice, and significant transitions/added responsibilities in my professional life (all of this ultimately for the better fortunately, but VERY time consuming!).

Things slow down towards the end of the summer though through the first quarter of the next year. I've no intention to move again the foreseeable future barring unforeseen circumstances (fingers crossed!) so I'm really hoping to get back into playing. I even got a entry-level keyboard because I always wanted to play the piano and also want to devote myself to that when some time frees up :-)
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#544822 - 07/10/19 06:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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This is a terrific display of RT's, loops, an RD and a MST.

A great illustration of what talent can do with this technology.

And a fine mix tops it off.

Enjoyed it!

J&B

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#544826 - 07/10/19 06:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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DB,

A nice, mellow listen. Mix sounds good.

fj

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#544834 - 07/10/19 07:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
This is a terrific display of RT's, loops, an RD and a MST.

A great illustration of what talent can do with this technology.

And a fine mix tops it off.

Enjoyed it!

J&B


Wow, coming from you guys..I am humbled!
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#544835 - 07/10/19 07:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
DB,

A nice, mellow listen. Mix sounds good.

fj


Much appreciated, FJ :-)
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#544846 - 07/10/19 08:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Nicely done...-
Laid back, cool, & very melodic...
I can only imagine what you will come up with...
When you find time to work on your music smile!
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#544852 - 07/10/19 09:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Nice work DeaconBlues09, what a marvelous song I might say! Fantastic selection of instruments here and rhythm is easy to follow. Thoroughly enjoyed the fiddle to harmonize everything. Well done!
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#544874 - 07/10/19 01:40 PM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Nice work!

Not only was the foreground music engaging, but the bits of burbling in the background helped create an interesting texture.

Glad you could find time from the trauma of moving to put this together. smile
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#544939 - 07/11/19 07:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Wow - this is the kind of jazz I really enjoy listening to smile I'm admittedly not too much of a traditionalist in that regard - this reminds me of something off On The Corner or B..'s Brew. Really great grooves, and the instrumentation is simultaneously dizzying and intoxicating. It makes for a unique and rewarding listen.

I wouldn't change a thing - thanks for sharing!
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#544968 - 07/11/19 09:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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The fiddle/harmonica passage is very cool! This is has interesting layers throughout.
Thoroughly enjoyed.

Robert

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#545046 - 07/11/19 06:15 PM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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DeaconBlues,

Very nice soundscape! Hint of Gypsy + harmonica was a nice touch. Jazzy, acidic & groovy!
Enjoyed it.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.

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#545068 - 07/11/19 10:56 PM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: DeaconBlues09]
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Well put-together piece. Sweet solo turns over that pad and rhythm. Really appreciated the long, slow fade. Really, really nice.
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#545072 - 07/12/19 12:06 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Jim]
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Originally Posted By: Jim
Nicely done...-
Laid back, cool, & very melodic...
I can only imagine what you will come up with...
When you find time to work on your music smile!


Thank you so much, Jim!
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#545073 - 07/12/19 12:10 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Joe -PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Joe -PG Music
Nice work DeaconBlues09, what a marvelous song I might say! Fantastic selection of instruments here and rhythm is easy to follow. Thoroughly enjoyed the fiddle to harmonize everything. Well done!


Thanks Joe, one of my favorite things to do with BiaB is throw a variety of instruments from one would often associate with different genres at together track with some flavorful chord voicings, press "generate and play" and watch (hear) the magic happen grin
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#545074 - 07/12/19 12:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: dcuny]
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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Nice work!

Not only was the foreground music engaging, but the bits of burbling in the background helped create an interesting texture.

Glad you could find time from the trauma of moving to put this together. smile


Thanks Dcuny!

That "burbling" background took me at least an hour to nail exactly how I wanted it in Izotope Trash 2 (purchased in the recent sale that a forum member kindly posted about in "off-topic"), so I'm most pleased it was noted & appreciated :-)
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#545076 - 07/12/19 12:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
Wow - this is the kind of jazz I really enjoy listening to smile I'm admittedly not too much of a traditionalist in that regard - this reminds me of something off On The Corner or B..'s Brew. Really great grooves, and the instrumentation is simultaneously dizzying and intoxicating. It makes for a unique and rewarding listen.

I wouldn't change a thing - thanks for sharing!


Thanks Deryk,

This type of acid/fusion-y sound was actually my "gateway drug" to jazz back when I was a young teen, and, to be perfectly honest, I'm still not a huge fan of much "traditional" jazz. The philistine in me still needs likes nice funky rhythm or at least a synthy/textured pulse/sweeping pad to keep me grooving.
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#545077 - 07/12/19 12:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Robertkc
The fiddle/harmonica passage is very cool! This is has interesting layers throughout.
Thoroughly enjoyed.

Robert


Thanks, Robert. Appreciate the feedback :-)
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#545078 - 07/12/19 12:24 AM [User Showcase] Re: How I Missed You This 4th [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
DeaconBlues,

Very nice soundscape! Hint of Gypsy + harmonica was a nice touch. Jazzy, acidic & groovy!
Enjoyed it.

Thank you for sharing!

Misha.


Thanks Misha!
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