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#580431 - 02/11/20 05:12 PM [User Showcase] Red Sky Blues
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Cory Williams Offline

Registered: 02/11/20
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Hello all, here's a song I just finished a few days ago, "Red Sky Blues". Made with Pro Tools 10. You can also find my other music here:
My original music:

#580545 - 02/12/20 01:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: Red Sky Blues [Re: Cory Williams]
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BabuMusic Offline

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Posts: 514
Hi, Cory. Nice bass; I assume that's you. Did you play all of the guitars? I like the harmony, too.

Edited by BabuMusic (02/12/20 01:33 PM)
Enjoy whatever happens!

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using Band in a Box & Cakewalk

#581084 - 02/15/20 10:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Red Sky Blues [Re: Cory Williams]
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bluage Offline

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Loc: Washington State
Hello, Mr. Williams...

"This time with feeling" you said casually before commencing your recording of, Red Sky Blues. Honestly, as far as I'm concerned, you needn't have spoken out loud that wish (though I know it was simply your instructions to your fellow musicians, right?), 'cuz your vocal and instrumental performance revealed such a depth of feeling, perhaps bittersweet in taste, that it caused me to close my eyes willingly and 'fall' into the song, as though my heart was waiting for the experience of listening to it. To my ears, it has a kind-of-familiar, laidback, 60's rock-bluesiness sound that was helped along immensely by the fullness and color of the descending chords strummed by the rhythm guitar. It's a bit mesmerising, actually, a song that could make a body stop whatever else it was doing just to 'vibe' on the sense of the place and time where the thoughts expressed in the lyrics came to life.

I think Red Sky Blues creates a deeply-felt mood that has a musical 'presence' all its own, Mr. Williams. I'm real glad I gave it a listen.


LOREN (a.k.a. 'bluage')

Edited by bluage (02/15/20 10:24 PM)
"Music is what feelings sound like."-- borrowed from a Cakewalk Music Creator forum member, "Mamabear".

#581093 - 02/16/20 01:18 AM [User Showcase] Re: Red Sky Blues [Re: Cory Williams]
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Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
rayc Offline

Registered: 04/13/16
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Loc: Stanwell Park NSW Australia
Hello Corey,
As is customary, it'd be nice to know what you played, what parts are BIAB, what parts are other PG Music things and some etc.
To me it sounds like you've added a vocal to a backing from elsewhere. The vocal doesn't quite sit in the mix but is very good.
The drums sound like someone went berserk in EZDrummer and then added a different reverb to the rest of the song to the result.
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#581351 - 02/17/20 04:05 PM [User Showcase] Re: Red Sky Blues [Re: Cory Williams]
Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 981
Loc: Virginia USA
Ezekiel's Storm Offline

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Loc: Virginia USA
Your song captured my attention.

Your vocal conveyed the emotion of the lyrics well.

Keep the songs coming!


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