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#551951 - 08/30/19 11:57 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Hi there J&B plus Peter.

This certainly ticks all the boxes.

Great song, great band and a fabulous big sound with lots going on, but always staying coherent.

Super playing from Peter.

And Janice - well what can I say that you haven't heard me say before? No one does this any better
and it's a real privilege to get to sit back and listen to her sing.

A wonderful mix, with everything where it should be, except that I might have liked Janice's main vox up a
couple of db, but perhaps that's just me being her biggest fan.

Excellent stuff, team!

ROG.

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#552022 - 08/30/19 05:59 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
PB&J,

Cool opening. Let's you know more good stuff is comin'...

What could be better than Janice singing???... FIVE of 'em!!! Of course!
Great vocals (needless to say, say it anyway).

A big "live sounding" mix. Peter's guitar sounds good - nicely played. Nice punchy bass...

A good we-lived-it write.

Good music.

Well, what if...??

smile

fj


Thank you mr jane!

A great review from you is golden.

J&B

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#552067 - 08/31/19 12:40 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Deryk - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Deryk - PG Music
What a tune! Everything about this one drew me in. It has tons of energy, and Janice's vocals on this are stunning. The harmonies are smooth as butter, and that chorus is a total earworm.

You should be proud of this one - thanks for sharing smile

Thanks Deryk.
Peter

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#552110 - 08/31/19 07:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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This is one hot track!!! Janice's voice(s) and Peter's guitar are killer. The NOSP piano is a great production choice: It drives this baby. Fantastico!

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#552126 - 08/31/19 09:04 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Fun listen!

This kind of "feel good" rocking song that I'd find at the end of a film when the credits roll, wrapping everything up neatly and sending the movie-goers dancing out the aisle (and piles of popcorn for the poor underpaid workers to clean up).

The song starts out strong on guitar, and then rolls along on bouncy piano. The mix is in your face, in a good way. It demands attention, and Janice and the guitar solo keep it there. Love the key change.

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#552305 - 08/31/19 06:18 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Tangmo]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
One of my favorite things to do is to hang out with another couple who have a few miles on their tires, listening to stories. So this just filled me with smiles.

Fantastic backing, certainly including Peter's tasty licks and timing. Janice sounds great. The layering of back-ups is very entertaining and "lifting". Well arranged too, with that key change coming in at the right spot. I like this a lot.


Thanks for the thoughtful comments. You mentioned all the things we hoped to achieve!

J&B

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#552314 - 08/31/19 06:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Janice, Bud and Peter,

What a thoroughly engaging creation!

From alpha to omega this is as good as music making gets. I honestly don't know how the forum's bar of achievement can be taken any higher than this one lifts it.

The arrangement and mix are awesome... the combination of Ozone, Nectar the Multiband Compressor is stunning. I just sat here thinking over and over, "How can I re-create this mix? It's incredible!" And if that wasn't enough, with Janice's vocals and Peter's guitar work, foreground and background are alive with words and very engaging music. My speakers sizzled.

Janice, your singing is out of this world. Not only are your melodies fantastic but your harmonies are polished and gleaming. I honestly don't know how you do it!

All the best everyone,
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#552339 - 09/01/19 02:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Wowza!

Man, I love all those vocal parts, just outstanding! I'll bet it sounds great acapella.

Love that modulation to Bb, nice smooth transition.

And always enjoy hearing Peter do his thing.

Nice job on the write and mix, Bud.

Well done all, very much enjoyed this one!


Thanks Dave glad the modulation worked for you. Appreciate the comments.

Peter

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#552375 - 09/01/19 09:14 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Janice,Bud & Peter,

First (and second) impression; those are the best multi-part hamonies I`ve ever heard on this forum... no surprise, they`re all Janice!
Everything works (the band,Peter`s guitar, the mix) to serve the happy, rolling along a road together, song.
Very well done!

Robert

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#552415 - 09/01/19 01:08 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Always love your vox but guitar is holding its own as well. Pro sound as always, brings me back to my days of listening to Bonnie Raitt and Maria Muldaur (early 70s).
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#552445 - 09/01/19 06:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Rob4580]
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Originally Posted By: Rob4580
This a great fun mix and a real tor tapper.
Sounds like its been around forever.
Love the guitar work and the sneaky key change.
Rob4580


Thanks Rob!

J&B

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#552512 - 09/02/19 08:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Lyrical images reminded me of movies like Thelma & Louise and Natural Born Killers. Definitely a soundtrack song for a road movie. Killer solo. Superb vocals and harmonies. First I listened on the headphones, but I was surprised that it sounded even better on the speakers.

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#552650 - 09/02/19 09:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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This is so much fun! Janice sounds so joyful and playful on the vocals and harmonies. Being a huge 60's oldies fan, I absolutely love the vintage vibe and arrangement. Great guitar too. I've enjoyed listening several times and played it for my husband - we both think this is a terrific collab y'all!

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#552678 - 09/03/19 04:36 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
PB&J,

Cool opening. Let's you know more good stuff is comin'...

What could be better than Janice singing???... FIVE of 'em!!! Of course!
Great vocals (needless to say, say it anyway).

A big "live sounding" mix. Peter's guitar sounds good - nicely played. Nice punchy bass...

A good we-lived-it write.

Good music.

Well, what if...??

smile

fj


Thanks floyd. Couldn't agree more about the vocals.

Peter

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#552742 - 09/03/19 02:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Ember - PG Music]
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Originally Posted By: Ember - PG Music
I really enjoyed the lyrics, especially this part:

"in this wild ride there’re always more bridges to burn
let’s try a few more before we reach the point of no return "

Great job!


Thanks Ember! Appreciate you mentioning the lyric. Sometimes I wish we were that adventuresome : )but we have a LOT of fun.

J&B

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#552895 - 09/04/19 03:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Tangmo]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
One of my favorite things to do is to hang out with another couple who have a few miles on their tires, listening to stories. So this just filled me with smiles.

Fantastic backing, certainly including Peter's tasty licks and timing. Janice sounds great. The layering of back-ups is very entertaining and "lifting". Well arranged too, with that key change coming in at the right spot. I like this a lot.


Thanks we appreciate the comments.

Peter

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#552974 - 09/05/19 04:21 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Leon1]
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Originally Posted By: Leon1
Great work, all. Janice's multiple vocals take this to a whole other level.
Regards,
Leon


Thanks Leon!

J&B

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#552991 - 09/05/19 06:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Ok, wow. Just wow. No need for a lengthy analysis and/or critique - just HATS OFF to everyone involved. The vocals, in particular, are worthy of every superlative around. Superb job.
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#553036 - 09/05/19 09:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
Definitely a live "in the round" sound and feel of being in a band circle.
LOVELY all over, round, under.
Top shelf.


That is much appreciated Ray.

J&B

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#553147 - 09/05/19 05:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Rough Edges (feat. PeterF) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Wonderful song as always, but it made me sad because it reminded me of something which happened 30 years ago.

in this wild ride there’re always more bridges to burn
We have no more bridges to burn, she said

let’s try a few more before we reach the point of no return
We have already reached that point, she said

no destination in mind head out you and me without a care
I have a destination in mind which I care for, she said

no directions needed cause any old road’ll get us there
Sorry, no old road will get us there, she said, but take care!

Thanks for sharing!
Will

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