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#662680 - 07/02/21 06:42 AM [User Showcase] Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin)
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Passing Through

Leon generously offered up the lyric to Janice and she developed the melody, chord structure and basic arrangement. Peter sent us acoustic guitar, electric guitar and mandolin tracks and Bud tossed them and BiaB tracks into Logic Pro. We hope you will find the result to your liking!

Thanks to Leon, Peter, PgMusic and to you for your time to listen and comment.

Leon: lyric / Janice: vocals/melody/arrangment / Peter: guitars/mandolin/arrangment Bud: etc.

Vocals: Rodes NT1 > Scarlett 212 > Logic Pro > Nectar 3

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Piano: MIDI SuperTrack 2087 Rhythm PopBalladJohn Ev 085 > Logic Pro Grand Steinway 2 > Logic Pro Direction Mixer > Waves Unplugged

Guitar Rhythm: RealTack 3162 Baritone Electric, Rhythm BluesyPopHeldEmbelBrent Ev 100 > Waves CLA Unplugged

Percussion: BiaB Loop 124bpm Conga 8ths > Neutron 3

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Neutron 3’s Anti masking feature used on piano, RT guitar, bass and drums.

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#662752 - 07/02/21 06:11 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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First up, I love the photograph you have used on soundcloud.
Top marks on the production. Really enjoyed this. Congrats to all involved.
Pretty tune. Thanks for posting. Rob4580

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#662780 - 07/03/21 06:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Janice, Bud, Leon & Peter,

Sonic art...

I love everything about this production. It's hard to believe that this is not a pro-cut on an album. It's just so good.

I'm a fan and would buy the vinyl, CD & stream - EXCELLENT!

Bob

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#662798 - 07/03/21 10:17 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Rob4580]
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Originally Posted By: Rob4580
First up, I love the photograph you have used on soundcloud.
Top marks on the production. Really enjoyed this. Congrats to all involved.
Pretty tune. Thanks for posting. Rob4580


Thanks Rob! Good to see you back around.

Bud
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#662811 - 07/03/21 12:09 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Hi Janice & Bud,

Nice intro with the mandolin. The chord sequence is well chosen with Janice's perfect voice. It's pretty and pleasing to the ear. I appreciated.

Kindly regard
Derochette
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Edited by Derochette (07/03/21 12:11 PM)

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#662845 - 07/03/21 08:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Lovely recording. I can't tell the difference between the "real" instruments and the BIAB "real" instruments. I think that's due to the superb mix. Everything is so clear. Great collaboration you guys. Top notch work.
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#662864 - 07/04/21 07:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Hi Janice, Bud and Bandboys Peter and Leon,

A lovely song you made, I liked it immediately.
I know everyone tells you that, but I am pretty serious now on this!
What nice you could make the band with all bits and pieces from others.
When I heard that mandolin I thought it was a Greek Ballalaika and your song would become a Greek one (where they dance with enormous pom poms on their shoes, the men wear dresses and your crockery ends shattered in the fireplace),. But it didn't!
It was highly entertaining with a very strong performance of Janice. Your voice sounds so very clear in this mix. I am hesitating a bit on my compliment (because I want to avoid 'your best ever'), but these are really very clear vocals!

There is one minor thing: all the songs you sang lately,Janice are dealing with not trustable men. Do you want to talk about that then call me. I am very good at listening (I think).
No, I'm kidding, but that is because this song made me act like this (a Dutch custom).
I enjoyed it a lot!

Hans
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#662867 - 07/04/21 08:00 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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I thought to comment on the symbolism of the cover photograph. It does look like Janice is walking towards the light!
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#662892 - 07/04/21 03:19 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: rsdean]
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Originally Posted By: rsdean
Janice, Bud, Leon & Peter,

Sonic art...

I love everything about this production. It's hard to believe that this is not a pro-cut on an album. It's just so good.

I'm a fan and would buy the vinyl, CD & stream - EXCELLENT!

Bob



Bob, we much admire your productions and that makes the above very special.
Thank you!
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#662941 - 07/05/21 07:08 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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The whole team is on top of their game here. A "complete package". There is a "smoothness" that belies the difficulty require to achieve it...

A "pleasant" warning-there-is-trouble-ahead song - both lyric and melody.

As others have said, it is difficult to know where RTs end and "user added" tracks start. Seamless. Peter is doing some of his best work here. Seamless.

Do we need to talk about how good Janice is? Of course we do!! SO, SO Smooth. Always in the pocket.

The mix is so good it's hard to even talk about it. It is just simply "right". In all regards. Each element adding to the overall sound and nothing "sticking out". SO smooth!!...

Pro stuff.

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#662955 - 07/05/21 09:48 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Very pretty song. Lovely vocal Janice. Peter the mandolin is very cool. The acoustic was very tasteful dancing around the vocal. Loved the lyric. And Bud a perfect production which I am learning is an art in itself. +1 to what Floyd said "the complete package. Well done !!!

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#663002 - 07/05/21 05:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Just a quick word about the mandolin. I originally dusted off my mandolin tuned it and played around a bit.
Not being overly happy I put it away and picked up the guitar.
I then played around withe my Line 6 Variax.
Whilst it does not have a mandolin emulation it does have a good 12 string guitar.
I then loaded a Gibson mandolin impulse response on top of the 12 string (don't ask me how these work) and tuned it like a mandolin. Sounded pretty much like my mandolin - I did however cheat and re-tuned it as a guitar (I know my way around a guitar tuning better -although I mainly played tremolo on one string).\

No miking required.

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#663031 - 07/06/21 04:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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As good as it gets I think wink

Leon, great write!

Janice .... well, always great! Just a treat to hear you sing.

Peter, top notch work as usual, always right in the pocket. Mandolin sounds great, thanks for the notes on how you did that.

Great mix, Bud!

Well done all, enjoyed!

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#663082 - 07/06/21 01:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Derochette]
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Originally Posted By: Derochette
Hi Janice & Bud,

Nice intro with the mandolin. The chord sequence is well chosen with Janice's perfect voice. It's pretty and pleasing to the ear. I appreciated.

Kindly regard
Derochette
alias JaniJackFlash


Thanks and Janice appreciates you mentioning the chord progression!

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#663122 - 07/06/21 06:31 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Exquisite band, sounds so very clear and balanced. Extra fine lyric delivered with that advice-giving yet compassionate warmth of Janice's voice. Loved the little fills shared between mando and guitar throughout the body of the piece. When they came together for the instrumental solos, some kind of magic happened. Just outstanding all round.
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#663129 - 07/06/21 10:04 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Everything to love in a package worth taking home.
The melody astride that progression - both are wonderful.
The faux mandolin is terrific...I've used a 12 string to do the same in the past though no impulses...wish I had em.
Top shelf from a top shelf REAL and Real band.
Bud, your ears and taste shine through the mix.
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#663167 - 07/07/21 07:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
Lovely recording. I can't tell the difference between the "real" instruments and the BIAB "real" instruments. I think that's due to the superb mix. Everything is so clear. Great collaboration you guys. Top notch work.


Thank you and your comments on the mix is much appreciated!

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#663285 - 07/08/21 05:39 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Janice, your voice is outstanding with so many different styles. You could sing a phone book and each name would have its own special feel. Peter, what a wonderful talent. You know I'm a fan of your guitar playing, and that mandolin is perfect. Leon, man, you can really write. Outstanding lyrics. Bud, nobody puts it together better.

I was in a band in the 70s named Just Passin' Through. Everyone but me in the group went on to be quite famous in the some music circles.
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#663295 - 07/08/21 06:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: Janice & Bud]
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Hans, thank you from all four of us. Bud and I thought Peter’s mandolin and guitar parts were pretty special.
I (Janice) keep smiling when I think of those Greek dancers with their giant pom poms on their shoes and I’m pretty sure we’ve seen some of those guys in a travel show. smile

The imagery in Leon’s lyric was so vivid for me and I’m quite pleased to see you thought the end result of it all was lovely. When I put a melody to Bud’s lyric I don’t worry too much since we have a mind meld but I rarely make a melody to someone else’s lyric and so am always a little anxious.

And about those untrustworthy men I keep dealing with, you know, I may just have to call you for some therapy!
I tell my sisters that the blues are full of those guys but apparently they follow me around to other genres too.
smile Fortunately, as Bud says, I'm a method actor when it comes to singing and those men are gone after the song is finished and we have been most happily married for 40 years!

J&B

P.S. We recently watched a travel show on the Netherlands and your pretty home town of Haarlem was featured.
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#663430 - 07/08/21 06:03 PM [User Showcase] Re: Passing Through (feat. Leon - lyric & Peter - guitars/mandolin) [Re: edshaw]
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Originally Posted By: edshaw
I thought to comment on the symbolism of the cover photograph. It does look like Janice is walking towards the light!
[quote=edshaw]

Glad you liked the photo.

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