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#615803 - 09/20/20 01:32 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: Tano Music]
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Originally Posted By: Tano Music
Dave:
++BGV's, really great.
Your guitar solo's/inserts real tasteful and complimentary to the overall feel.
I especially liked how the male voices became more prominent toward the end--gave it a "feels the same for us guys, too" sense.

Mid-way, this song made me chuckle--it probably wasn't meant to be taken this way, but I couldn't help thinking of all the times during marriage when it seems like every little "great idea" turns out to be--well, you just have to keep trying!

Thanks for this excellent track!


Thanks very much, tano! We had lots of fun doing the BGV's on this, I think you will hear that treatment again when the song is right for it.

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#615805 - 09/20/20 01:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: rayc]
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Originally Posted By: rayc
BIG production sound with the lead & harmony vocals making an huge impact.
Everyone's parts are what the song needed.
That bass...an even steady sound right up the fretboard. What sort of bass & treatment?
Loved the entire package.


No complaints about the kick drum? That has to be a first wink

Marty answered your question about his gear. For the processing I've experimented with a few different things since Marty came on board.

I've settled on using CLA bass, I think I took one of their existing presets and tweaked it slightly, and I feed the output of that to Neutron 3 for some additional polish and glue.

Thanks, Ray!

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#615835 - 09/20/20 07:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Hello BlueAttitude,

Nice composition where the choirs (especially the singer's voice) are impeccable and the lyric pleasant. I enjoyed the superb mixing. Well done.

Best regards

Dero13
alias JaniJackFlash

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#615920 - 09/20/20 10:33 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Hi Chris, Dave and Marty
Another excellent song; great work by the three of you. Love the backing vocals. My one tiny quibble is that the call and response at the end between Chris and Dave's guitar didn't go on for just a little bit longer.
Regards,
Leon

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#615949 - 09/21/20 01:49 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Chris, Dave & Marty ...

Big and bold .. and fantastic! Each of you shine on your respective parts. And man those BG harmonies!!! This is excellence on parade ... what a great song and presentation! So cool!!!

Best to all of you. Be safe ..

Alan


Thanks, Alan! We had a blast with this one doing the BGV's, lot's of fun wink

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#616016 - 09/21/20 01:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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This is good. I love the instrumentation (live and BnB). Soaring ballad. Vocals deliver the message superbly. My favorite kind of song. Nice work to all (and the Band).


Edited by jptjptjpt (09/21/20 01:22 PM)
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#616027 - 09/21/20 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Hi Dave, Chris and Marty

What a nice song. A bit a soft Blues, but I like the flow of this song.
The vocals were (as always) very good. Especially in the chorusses where that 'trying' gets more and more intense and with more vocals.
Man, I love that!

To my ears the lead guitar was a bit modest (soft) in volume. After that cried-out chorus I would have turned up that volume! But I fear your will answer that is why you always ask me to turn my lead guitars down a bit...

Very well done!
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#616093 - 09/22/20 12:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: Robertkc]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
This really pushed the air around nicely. I picked up some small flat response monitors recently, and I must say this mix of yours sounds the best on these of anything on the showcase I've heard so far. Lushness. Loved the band, voices (lead, harmony and unison) and the solo play. In that "solo play" I'd also include Marty. Even though he didn't tale a "solo", those lines and rhythm were an entertainment to themselves. Altogether lovely, and all, together, lovely.


Thanks, Tangmo!

Originally Posted By: Robertkc
What a soulful, soaring, big rock ballad sound from the band!
I had to do a double take: we finally get to hear Dave & Marty sing for Blue Attitude... and the result is impressive.
The bar has been raised again:look forward to the video.

Robert


Yeah, it was fun, and we will do it again after getting a taste of how it sounds.

We have decided to do a performance video for this one, first ever, so might take a couple of weeks.

Thanks, Robert!

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#616134 - 09/22/20 11:30 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: dcuny]
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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Excellent big production. I was going to point out various instruments I liked, but they just kept coming.

And... same with the vocals.

laugh


Thanks, David wink

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#616211 - 09/23/20 07:53 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: VideoTrack]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Awesome song . Vocals were very cool. Loved how the song built into such an epic tune. Guitar was awesome . Loved Marty’s basslines. And the background vocals. Well done


Thanks, Scott!

Originally Posted By: PeterF
Dave & Chris & Marty

Big bold and entertaining.

Loved the vocals - great arrangement, and the guitars and bass were just right.

A wonderful ensemble piece beautifully played.

Peter


Appreciate that, thanks, Peter!

Originally Posted By: VideoTrack
Wow, what a fantastic write. Lyrically this is brilliant.
The delivery is outstanding.

So much great material wrapped up in this production.


Yes, Chris did great on this one. Thanks, Trev!

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#616327 - 09/23/20 06:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: Rustyspoon#]
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Originally Posted By: Rustyspoon#
Team,
I do not know if it can get "better". You set this bar pretty high. It would be a shame to try to pull something out and try to comment on individual items. Usually hits are accepted as a whole. In my view, it is one. The only thing besides congratulations, I will mention is, BGV was a great idea. Thank you for sharing!

P.S. Listened outdoors on the phone through wireless over ear headphones and at home on K702 AKG headset. Sounds great on both!

Misha.


We will do the big BGV thing again in the future, it was lots of fun.

Thanks, Misha! wink

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#616538 - 09/25/20 06:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: Dero13]
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Originally Posted By: Will Josef
Very good and excellent produced song.

We are all lucky that you have decided to share your tracks with us! Outstanding quality!

Will


Thanks for the listen and kind words, Will, we appreciate it!

Originally Posted By: Deej56
BlueAttitude (each of you):

Y’all are just too darn good. The production if so professional . . . so balanced, crisp, nuanced, powerful. Dang, the mix on all those harmonies in the bridge . . . perfect. Brilliant work, just brilliant!

My humble regards,

Deej


Thanks, Deej wink


Originally Posted By: Dero13
Hello BlueAttitude,

Nice composition where the choirs (especially the singer's voice) are impeccable and the lyric pleasant. I enjoyed the superb mixing. Well done.

Best regards

Dero13
alias JaniJackFlash



Thanks for stopping by, Dero!

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#616543 - 09/25/20 06:58 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Wow, what a song, great production and the the vocals and guitar solo were spot on, Thanks for the listen!!

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#616572 - 09/25/20 01:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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"I gave you the key to my back door,
the one I never opened up before
Falling in love can brave a heart"

There's but two of us but we have three hats to tip and the first goes to
Chris for what we consider to be one of her best lyrics along with the fine
vocal and piano.

The next two (all are equal tips smile ) go to those guys who played the stunningly
good instrumental performances! And what a surprise with the BGV's - a great idea
and well done.

Nobody dislikes cliches more than us but what the heck ... this is stadium epic.

Love it!

J&B

PS Our multiple listens were on RN.


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#616585 - 09/25/20 05:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Nice collaboration!
Some really big vocals.
Well done.
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#616615 - 09/26/20 03:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home (added performance video, see last post for link) [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Marty did a video for the song, unfortunately I am unable to edit the original song description anymore it's been too long. Here is the video:





Edited by BlueAttitude (09/27/20 01:25 AM)

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#616616 - 09/26/20 03:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home (added performance video, see last post for link) [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Love the video! Great to see all of you in video. Nice editing. That was a real pleasure! Best to all of you ...

Alan
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#616634 - 09/26/20 06:42 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home (added performance video, see last post for link) [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Awesome job on the video. Heading to the video section for further comments...

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#616766 - 09/27/20 01:29 AM [User Showcase] Re: Home (added performance video, see last post for link) [Re: Birchwood]
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Originally Posted By: Leon1
Hi Chris, Dave and Marty
Another excellent song; great work by the three of you. Love the backing vocals. My one tiny quibble is that the call and response at the end between Chris and Dave's guitar didn't go on for just a little bit longer.
Regards,
Leon


The initial plan was to have an extended call and response between the vocal and guitar, but by that point the song was getting pretty long.

Thanks, Leon!

Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
This is good. I love the instrumentation (live and BnB). Soaring ballad. Vocals deliver the message superbly. My favorite kind of song. Nice work to all (and the Band).


Thanks, jpt*3!


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#616853 - 09/27/20 04:00 PM [User Showcase] Re: Home (added performance video, see last post for link) [Re: BlueAttitude]
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We streamed the vid to the big screen. Great. Just needed an entire set!

J&B

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