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#587312 - 03/23/20 03:14 PM [User Showcase] NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND - a Feel Good Song
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Elliott Kayne Offline
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Hi A happy little tune to take your mind away from COVID19

Hot Sand a Cool Breeze knowing that the best things in life are Free

https://soundcloud.com/ekayne/hotsand

ENJOY cool


****** Song Summary *************
Title: hotsand
File:hotsand.SGU
Key=B , Tempo 140, Length (m:s)=3:27
1 bar intro, 119 bar chorus, from bar 2 to bar 120. Repeat x1 chorus
No Melody
No Soloist track.
Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Time signature,Volume Changes,
Style is _CSWFDFC.STY (Old Time Reggae)

RealTracks in style: ~1137:Bass, Acoustic-Guitar, FolkSwing Sw 140
RealTracks in song: 1155:Organ, B3, Rhythm Reggae Ev16 100
RealTracks in style: ~1143:Ukulele, Strumming FolkSwing Sw 140
RealTracks in song: 850:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm NashvillePopClean Ev 120
RealTracks in song: ~975:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm CountrySwingCleanMuted Sw 140
RealTracks in song: 2550:Guitar, Acoustic, Fingerpicking NashvilleSwingJoe Sw 090
RealDrums [in Song:SkaSlow70sWesPerc^3-a:Hat, Snare , b:Hat, Busy Snare

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Edited by Elliott Kayne (03/26/20 04:18 AM)

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#587344 - 03/23/20 07:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Hi Elliot ...

What a fun, care-free song! It took but a couple of seconds to put a smile on my face!

Great BIAB backing tracks. And what a marvelous vocal!!! Made me feel happier and just a little more "comfy" as I listened. I really, truly like this. That was a delightful treat ... just what I needed.

Wishing you the very best ...

Alan
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#587472 - 03/24/20 09:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Super fun listen! laugh
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#587534 - 03/24/20 03:06 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Hi Elliot ...

What a fun, care-free song! It took but a couple of seconds to put a smile on my face!

Great BIAB backing tracks. And what a marvelous vocal!!! Made me feel happier and just a little more "comfy" as I listened. I really, truly like this. That was a delightful treat ... just what I needed.

Wishing you the very best ...

Alan


Agreed!! Just a fun, happy song with a great delivery!! Crack me a Corona.......well......make that a Dos Equis! Take care. Greg

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#587564 - 03/24/20 05:14 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Very nice song, and well sung. Did you play the guitar solo? VERY nice. Keep em coming.
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#587569 - 03/24/20 07:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Really nicely done, great atmospheric track.

Excellent, vocal & guitar solo.

Peter

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#587618 - 03/25/20 07:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Elliot,

Nicely done. You captured the feel well.

Excellent backing and vocals. Good mix.

A nice write for the genre...

A fun listen!

fj

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#587628 - 03/25/20 07:31 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Ahhh, hot sand, cool breeze, and friends, What a great combination. A great feel, Elliott. Full moon, sunsets and a child's voice. Man! Great tune, with a perfect band and vocals. I was expecting to hear a steel drum solo, but the guitar was a welcomed surprise.
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#587647 - 03/25/20 08:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Hello Elliot,

I hear a cheerful song, with a reggae touch, clear vocals and a strong chorus!
Now I am thinking of making me a Rum and Coke ( Cuba libre), while just before listening to your song I will not drink today.
So thanks you prevend me from doing that and pour me that drink!
Very nice song!
One tiny thing: I prefered it if your band plays a bit louder to the vocals, so they become more glued together (if you get what I want to say),

Hans
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#587729 - 03/25/20 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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I did a remix using a new gain stageing techniques I just learned from watching YouTube mixing tutorials. Wow! What a difference in clarity and quality. Its like waving a magic wand over your mixes!

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#587735 - 03/25/20 02:01 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Originally Posted By: Elliott Kayne
I did a remix using a new gain stageing techniques I just learned from watching YouTube mixing tutorials. Wow! What a difference in clarity and quality. Its like waving a magic wand over your mixes!

Pleasant little tune...at a perfect time!

And, yes, gain staging is task #1 when setting up a multitrack mix. It's about getting to the final loudness level with everything balanced to the ear. Different streaming services can have different requirements.

A good, free meter for measuring the loudness level on your stereo output buss, is the Youlean meter (I use the Pro version).

https://youlean.co/youlean-loudness-meter/

If you haven't seen this one, here's a good video on measuring the output loudness level:

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#587738 - 03/25/20 02:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Reggae is a genre we enjoyed for decades...

Happy lyric, sad lyric or the phonebook reggaeis groove is always
infectious and upbeat. And your song is certainly no exception.

Nice write, vocal, guitar, production and band.

Enjoyed it,

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#587885 - 03/26/20 04:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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The guitar lead was from real tracks. I used the DirStraights solo gtr and generated several variations and cut and pasted edited it until I got the final lead.

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#587891 - 03/26/20 05:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Really nice work - you don't hear too many reggae songs here on the forums, so this was kind of a breath of fresh air smile Loved the groove, and the guitar solo fits perfectly in the mix.

Thanks for sharing!
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#588103 - 03/26/20 10:30 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Great job using sensory detail and expressing a fun groove/vibe/positive experience laugh

Thanks for sharing.

James

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#588310 - 03/28/20 08:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Thanks for all the positive commends and suggestions

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#588349 - 03/28/20 11:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND - a Feel Good Song [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Catchy upbeat song for a summer playlist, definitely works on a hot beach dancing on the sand with good friends - just remember to keep your distance smile

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#588366 - 03/28/20 02:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: NEW REGGAE SONG: HOT SAND [Re: Elliott Kayne]
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Just what the doctor ordered, a fun song.

Super vocal with outstanding backing tracks, loved.

All I need now is some rum.
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