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#617623 - 10/03/20 01:36 AM [User Showcase] One Last Try
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One Last Try


I wrote this several months ago. It was a submission for the opening soundtrack of a TV talent show. It didn't get selected. The graphic on the Soundcloud post is my of my older brother, Ronnie. He passed away last summer from recurring cancer. About six months before he died he said, "I'll give it one last try" - referring to another round of chemo. RIP, Ronnie. You were the best big brother I could have had.

File:One Last Try.SGU
Key=E , Tempo 125, Length (m:s)=3:19

Song is saved with Volume, Pan, Reverb, Chorus, Bank0,
Song is saved with bar changes for Volume Changes,

Style is _RUTHLES.STY (Ruthless Psychedelic Rock w Loop)

BassCustom Synth is Synth/Plugin Loaded
DrumsCustom Synth is Synth/Plugin Loaded
PianoCustom Synth is Synth/Plugin Loaded
GuitarCustom Synth is Synth/Plugin Loaded
StringsCustom Synth is Synth/Plugin Loaded

RealTracks in style: 1523:Bass, Electric, PopPowerA-B Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 1257:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm PopShiningRock8ths Ev 120
RealTracks in style: 3440:Guitar, Electric, Rhythm BritPsycRockMarchGrittyChords Ev 110
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Loop in Song: Loops PAK 2\Rock\Drums, Acoustic, RockTomGrooveA-B Ev 120.wav
RealTracks in song: 1260:Guitar, Electric, Soloist PopShining Ev 120
Loop in Song: AcousticDrumFullKit\Reggaeton - reggaeton_100_bridge_block1 ev16.wav
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#617636 - 10/03/20 05:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Real nice track, and a great tribute to your brother. Alan, you have a tremendous skill for selecting/arranging/placing the RT components--it's something I really admire in your work. The results you get are coherent and additive to the end product. I can definitely see this as thematic music, but it's eminently listenable as a stand-alone piece. Enjoyed it a lot!

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#617662 - 10/03/20 07:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Nice tribute!

High energy for sure.
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#617670 - 10/03/20 08:55 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Alan,

Sorry for your loss. A terrific tribute.

Another WOW-level instrumental. High energy. Great mix. Superb solo guitar!

Powerful.

fj

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#617684 - 10/03/20 11:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Sorry to hear about your brother.

Super track! laugh
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#617707 - 10/03/20 04:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Very cool tune Alan Loved the guitar. So sorry for your loss

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#617768 - 10/04/20 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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I love the clip at which this thing moves. Great energy. Sounds wonderful on both phones and monitors. Classy progression and very nice production. Very much enjoyed, though I might have a harder time getting to sleep.
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#617813 - 10/05/20 01:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Good stuff, Alan! You have a real knack for arranging these instrumentals.

Guitar is right in the pocket, track sounds great too.

Enjoyed!

Sorry to hear about your brother frown

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#617873 - 10/05/20 11:27 AM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Superb work Al. Really nothing to add to above or what we always say about your BiaB productions.

Anybody that harbors doubt about the value of BiaB needs to go to SC and listen to you for a while. Case closed.

Whether selected or not regarding the sync opp it is a wonderful tribute to your brother. May he rest in peace.

Great listen(s)!

J&B

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#617938 - 10/05/20 07:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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Nice production. Too bad it didn't get picked. You threw your hat (song) into the ring at least. Hat's off to you for that. Condolences on your brother's passing.
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#618074 - 10/06/20 06:21 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Tano Music]
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Originally Posted By: Tano Music
Real nice track, and a great tribute to your brother. Alan, you have a tremendous skill for selecting/arranging/placing the RT components--it's something I really admire in your work. The results you get are coherent and additive to the end product. I can definitely see this as thematic music, but it's eminently listenable as a stand-alone piece. Enjoyed it a lot!


Hi Tano

I sure do appreciate all that! Thank you very much! I just do what I can with the limited knowledge I have of this great software.

Wishing you the very best. Be safe ...

Alan
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#618075 - 10/06/20 06:22 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: CaptainMoto]
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Originally Posted By: CaptainMoto
Nice tribute!

High energy for sure.


Howdy Cap'n ...

Glad the energy comes a cross ... that was the intent. Thanks for confirming I might have got it right!

Wishing you the best and please be safe ...

Alan
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#618076 - 10/06/20 06:24 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: floyd jane]
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Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Alan,

Sorry for your loss. A terrific tribute.

Another WOW-level instrumental. High energy. Great mix. Superb solo guitar!

Powerful.

fj


And a WOW! quality review! Thank you for all the kind words over the past several years. I appreciate it very, very much. Thanks for the kindness to my brother. he was one of the best singers most folks have never heard.

Wishing you the best. Please be safe ...

Alan
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#618077 - 10/06/20 06:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: dcuny]
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Originally Posted By: dcuny
Sorry to hear about your brother.

Super track! laugh


Thanks, David. Ronnie was quite a singer. Glad you enjoyed the song. I appreciate you letting me know.

Best to you and be safe ...

Alan
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#618078 - 10/06/20 06:26 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Very cool tune Alan Loved the guitar. So sorry for your loss


Hi Scott ...

Thanks for the very kind words. This was a fun song to put together. Take care and be safe ...

Alan
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#618079 - 10/06/20 06:29 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Tangmo]
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Originally Posted By: Tangmo
I love the clip at which this thing moves. Great energy. Sounds wonderful on both phones and monitors. Classy progression and very nice production. Very much enjoyed, though I might have a harder time getting to sleep.


Hi Tangmo ...

Thank you very much! I'm more than delighted you enjoyed it. But, not apologies if it kept you from sleeping! That means, I think, I got the energy level close to where I was striving. Thanks for the nice words! Wishing you the best. Take care ...

Alan
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#618080 - 10/06/20 06:32 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: BlueAttitude]
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Originally Posted By: BlueAttitude
Good stuff, Alan! You have a real knack for arranging these instrumentals.

Guitar is right in the pocket, track sounds great too.

Enjoyed!

Sorry to hear about your brother frown


Hi Dave ...

For whatever reason, these instrumentals just come to me. Sometimes I get lucky and they come out half-way decent. Thanks for the mixing comments ... as you know, my mixing process is almost Neanderthal! And thanks for the condolences. Ronnie was a fabulous singer who deserved a wider audience.

Best to you. Take care and be safe ...

Alan
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#618081 - 10/06/20 06:35 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Originally Posted By: Janice & Bud
Superb work Al. Really nothing to add to above or what we always say about your BiaB productions.

Anybody that harbors doubt about the value of BiaB needs to go to SC and listen to you for a while. Case closed.

Whether selected or not regarding the sync opp it is a wonderful tribute to your brother. May he rest in peace.

Great listen(s)!

J&B


Hey Guys!

I don't blush easily but your humbling comments caused it to happen. I guess we old farts have to hang together! But, I'm only old by numerical definition. My heart and my body still perform as though i were twenty years younger. Many sincere thanks! I appreciate the condolences. Ronnie was great talent with a much too narrow audience.

Take care and be safe ...

Alan
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#618082 - 10/06/20 06:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
Nice production. Too bad it didn't get picked. You threw your hat (song) into the ring at least. Hat's off to you for that. Condolences on your brother's passing.


jpt x 3 ...

Thank you so much. My grandfather always told me that no one will say "Yes!" if you don't ask (in this case, submit). I appreciate the kind words and the condolences.

Wishing you the very best. Please be safe ...

Alan


Edited by Al-David (10/07/20 12:26 AM)
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#618093 - 10/06/20 11:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: One Last Try [Re: Al-David]
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A very UP vibe full of strength.
Cool.
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