Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#670981 - 09/01/21 06:33 AM [User Showcase] She Doesn't Fight Fair
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States

She Doesn't Fight Fair

Lyrics in SoundCloud comments

_HIGHWAY.STY. Highway Driving Country Rock
All RealTracks.
Instruments: El.Bass, Ac.Piano, El.Guitar, Drums
RD: NashvilleEven8^5-a:Snare, HiHat , b:Snare, Ride :Brian Fullen
RT1417: Bass, Electric, RootsRock Ev 100 , Craig Young
RT2763: Piano, Acoustic, Rhythm CountryBluesRockMike Ev 110 , Mike Rojas
RT2635: Guitar, Electric, Rhythm CountryBluesRockHigh Ev 110 , Brent Mason

Multi-riffed Guitar, Slide, Background Easy Southern Ev 120 to fill out the backing tracks

Top
#670999 - 09/01/21 07:54 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 06/17/20
Posts: 91
Loc: Florida, USA
Mark Rhodes Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/17/20
Posts: 91
Loc: Florida, USA
I like it!
The only thing I would change---not that you asked for my advice---is "don't" for "doesn't." It's one syllable instead of two and sounds more, well, country. (And the "o" in "don't" can be stretched out as long as you like.)

Good stuff!
_________________________
"If I knew where the good songs came from, I'd go there more often." Leonard Cohen

Top
#671004 - 09/01/21 08:19 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 01/06/20
Posts: 1500
Loc: Illinois
CaptainMoto Offline
Expert

Registered: 01/06/20
Posts: 1500
Loc: Illinois
Tight!

Nice write, well performed, nice mix!

moto
_________________________
An Old Man Make'n Music

https://sites.google.com/view/captainmoto-com/home?authuser=0

Top
#671005 - 09/01/21 08:22 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Mark Rhodes]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Originally Posted By: Mark Rhodes
I like it!
The only thing I would change---not that you asked for my advice---is "don't" for "doesn't." It's one syllable instead of two and sounds more, well, country. (And the "o" in "don't" can be stretched out as long as you like.)

Good stuff!



Will definitley consider the change Mark! The only reason I do post on this fourm is to get constructive feedback; therfore, I REALLY appreciate your insight. I can send songs to my family when I want hollow praise. LOL

Top
#671187 - 09/02/21 11:50 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 3846
Loc: Missouri
Torrey Bliss Offline
Veteran

Registered: 07/11/15
Posts: 3846
Loc: Missouri
Nice work Dewey! Got to say that's the first time I've seen a "mulligan" in a set of lyrics! I think this one has the best sound of what you've posted! The vocals are tops! same for the harmonies! Excellent work! Thanks, Torrey
_________________________
Torrey Bliss
www.soundcloud.com/torrey-bliss
Studio One
Taylor Fender Carvin guitars




Top
#671226 - 09/02/21 03:57 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 3839
Loc: Cooran Queensland Australia
rayc Offline
Veteran

Registered: 04/13/16
Posts: 3839
Loc: Cooran Queensland Australia
Nice harmonies and the main vocal is terrific...there is something a little strident or clipping in it but not badly.
The band carries the song well.
Don't chance doesn't to don't...there's nothing wrong with not dipping into cliche.
The narrative is good fun.
WELL DONE!
_________________________
Cheers
rayc
"What's so funny about peace, love & understanding?" - N.Lowe

Top
#671249 - 09/02/21 05:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 16665
Loc: Hamlin NY
MarioD Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 12/27/03
Posts: 16665
Loc: Hamlin NY
Dewey, this is outstanding. Super groove and vocal. The lyrics were awesome as is the mix.

Two big thumbs up.

PS - how long have you know my wife wink grin
_________________________
I don't like to brag about expensive trips but I did just return from the gas station.

64 bit Win 10 Pro, the latest BiaB and RB, Roland Octa-Capture audio interface, a ton of software and some hardware

Top
#671322 - 09/03/21 06:33 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: MarioD]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Originally Posted By: MarioD
Dewey, this is outstanding. Super groove and vocal. The lyrics were awesome as is the mix.

Two big thumbs up.

PS - how long have you know my wife wink grin


LOL! Thanks for listening.

Top
#671323 - 09/03/21 06:34 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: rayc]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Originally Posted By: rayc
Nice harmonies and the main vocal is terrific...there is something a little strident or clipping in it but not badly.


Can you explain what you mean by "...something a little strident or clipping..."?

I'm always looking to improve so I appreciate your input!!

Top
#671843 - 09/06/21 04:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1620
Loc: Virginia USA
Ezekiel's Storm Offline
Expert

Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1620
Loc: Virginia USA
Man do I ever like that chorus. Very hooky. An the harmony is so tasty. Good work.

What part of Michigan at you at? I spent my first three decades of life in southwestern MI.

Top
#671889 - 09/07/21 05:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Good day Ezekiel,

Thanks for listening. My family lives in the Lansing area (Mason, MI to be specific). I trust you spent some time enjoying sunsets on Lake Michigan, eh?

Top
#672058 - 09/08/21 04:25 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 09/30/16
Posts: 1365
Loc: Netherlands, Haarlem
Birchwood Offline
Expert

Registered: 09/30/16
Posts: 1365
Loc: Netherlands, Haarlem
Hi Dewey,

I agree with my colleagues you made a good song.
The lyrics have a nice perspective they deal with.
And the vocal are really good. Chafing a bit, but really nice.

There is one thing though, or more a feeling, about the song. It is dealing with a subject where you want to hear a bit of desperation in the singing, but also in the song itself. The energy stayed the same, where I was hoping it would rise. Like: more volume in the choruses, a louder beat etc, etc.
Of course, it is a matter of taste, but keep in mind she doesn't fight fair! So I need to hear how that feels.

Have a nice day,
Hans
_________________________
Hans Berkhout
(Birchwood)
https://soundcloud.com/user-296497130

Top
#672085 - 09/08/21 08:02 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Birchwood]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Originally Posted By: Birchwood
Hi Dewey,

There is one thing though, or more a feeling, about the song. It is dealing with a subject where you want to hear a bit of desperation in the singing, but also in the song itself. The energy stayed the same, where I was hoping it would rise. Like: more volume in the choruses, a louder beat etc, etc.
Of course, it is a matter of taste, but keep in mind she doesn't fight fair! So I need to hear how that feels.

Have a nice day,
Hans



Great insight Hans! Thank you for putting yourself out there with constructive criticism. I will certainly re-think the production from the depseration perspective. Not sure I can do much about the vocals unless I hire someone (which I am too cheap to do)! LOL

Top
#672086 - 09/08/21 08:03 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 2516
Loc: Finland
jannesan Online   content
Veteran

Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 2516
Loc: Finland
Good title. Really like the lively description of that woman, easy to imagine the shaking and stomping.
Enjoyed your vocals, nice vibrato. The band sounds very good, supporting well the nice chord progression. The chorus is really catchy.

Janne
_________________________
Hear My Music:

Soundcloud
YouTube


Top
#672107 - 09/08/21 09:12 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: jannesan]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Thanks for listening Janne!

Top
#672182 - 09/08/21 06:27 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 6284
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 6284
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Cool backtrack. Loved the vocal and harmonies. The slide was a really nice add. Well done

Top
#672202 - 09/08/21 11:52 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 4567
Loc: Sydney Australia
PeterF Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/06/03
Posts: 4567
Loc: Sydney Australia
Sounds rollicking good, nice vocals and the slide works well.

Enjoyable song.

Peter

Top
#672319 - 09/09/21 04:25 PM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1620
Loc: Virginia USA
Ezekiel's Storm Offline
Expert

Registered: 09/02/18
Posts: 1620
Loc: Virginia USA
Originally Posted By: Dewey_MI
Good day Ezekiel,

Thanks for listening. My family lives in the Lansing area (Mason, MI to be specific). I trust you spent some time enjoying sunsets on Lake Michigan, eh?


Yes, beautiful sunsets. We try to get back once a year. I graduated from CMU, and my wife attended MSU.

Top
#672363 - 09/10/21 05:46 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Ezekiel's Storm]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Originally Posted By: Ezekiel's Storm


Yes, beautiful sunsets. We try to get back once a year. I graduated from CMU, and my wife attended MSU.


Very cool! I'm an academic specialist in the College of Vet Med at MSU.

Top
#672636 - 09/12/21 05:51 AM [User Showcase] Re: She Doesn't Fight Fair [Re: Dewey_MI]
Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
Dewey_MI Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 06/27/20
Posts: 60
Loc: United States
NSAI informed me yesterday that this song is being recognized as "One To Watch"! My twenty-first song to reach this status.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Customers LOVE Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows!

Here's what they're saying about Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows

"2022 is a true game changer, the biggest thing since the first RealTracks."
"Hands-down the best upgrade!"
"I always know I will love the RealTracks and this year is no exception. Some truly beautiful stuff in there."
"MicroChords is worth the upgrade alone. 4 chords per beat!"
"One of the most exciting upgrades to BIAB since I've been using the program and certainly the most fun to me!"
"Playable RealTracks + micro chords...WOW!"
"The new installer also makes it a breeze to download and install."
"Looks like everyone is in for a treat this year."
"I owned 2020 and now bought upgrade to 2022. New version is fantastic, I like the new features and styles!"
"I absolutely love the MC (microchords) up to 16 chords on a bar."
"There is something for everyone in the new version 2022!"
"This is a phenomenal update - really a game-changer!"
"Playable RealTracks are a game changer! Very powerful. Something we never thought could be done."
"One of the best Upgrades!"
...and more!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows - Special Ends This Weekend!

It's almost over!

Our Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows special ends on Saturday, January 15th!

Save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Upgrade by 11:59pm this Saturday!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows includes over 50 new features and an amazing collection of new content, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Xtra Styles PAK 12, New "playable RealTracks" Hi-Q sounds, 2 sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! The Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2022 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2022 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

XPro Styles PAK 2 - Special Ends January 15th!

Our special is over at 11:59pm on January 15th!

We've added 100 new RealStyles more to our XPro Styles collection with the just-released XPro Styles PAK 2!

These fresh new RealStyles will work with the Band-in-a-Box® Pro package contents! In fact, these will work with ANY Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows package!

The brand-new XPro Styles PAK 2 expands your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 style library with 100 fully-produced arrangements including 25 rock and pop styles, 25 jazz styles, 25 country styles, and 25 folk styles.

Our XPro Styles PAKs are ON SALE UNTIL January 15th! Add XPro Styles PAK 1 or 2 to your collection for only $29 each... that's 40% off our regular price of $49! Want them both? Order the XPro Styles PAKs 1 & 2 Bundle for just $49!

Watch our Demos video, or pick and choose the demos you want to listen to when you visit our XPro Styles PAKs page.

Note: XPro Styles PAK 2 requires RealTracks from Band-in-a-Box® 2022 or higher and is compatible with any package, including Pro, MegaPAK, UltraPAK, UltraPAK+, and Audiophile Edition.

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows - Special Extended to January 15th!

You didn't miss out on great deals.... we've extended our special to January 15th!!

Save up to 50% when you purchase your Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Upgrade!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows includes over 50 new features and an amazing collection of new content, including 222 RealTracks (20 more than we've released in previous versions), new RealStyles, MIDI SuperTracks, Instrumental Studies, Artist Performances, Xtra Styles PAK 12, New "playable RealTracks" Hi-Q sounds, 2 sets of "RealDrums Stems," and more!

We've packed our Free Bonus PAK & 49-PAK with some amazing Add-ons! During our special (which ends Jan 15th), the Free Bonus PAK is automatically included with most Band-in-a-Box® for Windows 2022 packages, but for more even more Add-ons (including 60 Unreleased RealTracks!) upgrade it to the 2022 49-PAK for only $49. You can see the full lists of items in each package, and listen to demos here.

Check out our Band-in-a-Box® packages page for all the purchase options available.

If you need any help deciding which package is the best option for you, just let us know. We are here to help!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

Video: Producer Secrets- Mixing Drum Stems with Band-in-a-Box® 2022

New with Band-in-a-Box® 2022 - Drum Stems! These are separate tracks from the different mics in the RealDrums recording. We've included RealDrums Stems Set 1 and RealDrums Stems Set 2 in our 2022 Bonus PAKs, which means if you've purchased your copy of Band-in-a-Box® 2022 this month (December), you have access to this exciting new feature!

There's now a detailed video tutorial on mixing drum stems in Band-in-a-Box®, which includes tutorial files to follow along with: Producer Secrets - Mixing Drum Stems

Currently, drums stems are available for 50 RealDrums, but there are more to come!

Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows Bonus PAKs!

Purchase Band-in-a-Box® 2022 during December, and you'll receive a Free Bonus PAK*!

What does the Free Bonus PAK include?
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 34: Blues Piano and Organ (9 MSTs)
-Instrumental Studies 16: Fusion Guitar Soloing (6 studies)
-Artist Performance Set 11: Songs with Vocals volume 1 (20 songs)
-RealDrums Stems Set 1 (20 RealDrums stems)
-MIDI Styles Set 84: Look Ma! More MIDI 7 (complete, 15 styles)
-Over 400 playable RealTracks (sfz sforzando files)
-RealCombos Booster PAK (30 New RealStyles, 26 Existing RealStyles, 109 RT's/RD's)

Want even more? Boost your Free Bonus PAK to the 49-PAK for $49 to add:
-60 Bonus RT/RD (20 more than in previous years)
-MIDI SuperTracks Set 35: All Guitar (5 MSTs)
-Instrumental Studies 17: Classic Country Guitar Soloing (6 studies)
-Artist Performance Set 12: Songs with Vocals volume 2 (20 songs)
-RealDrums Stems Set 2 (20 RealDrums stems)
-Look Ma! More MIDI 8 (complete, 15 styles)

Learn more...

*excluding the $49 version upgrade purchase.

Band-in-a-Box® - 'Twas the Click Before Christmas!

Order any version of Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows (on sale until December 31st!) and receive a download key right away for use with our One-Click Installer.

Make it a musical Christmas!

Learn more about all the new features in Band-in-a-Box® 2022 for Windows.

Looking for Band-in-a-Box® for Mac? Version 2021 is available, and can also be downloaded right away when you receive your order confirmation if purchasing from us directly!

Forum Stats
35557 Members
63 Forums
73019 Topics
636957 Posts

Max Online: 2537 @ 01/19/20 07:09 AM
Newest Members
280852, D900, wjyork, PaulH, jeverist

35556 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Pipeline 235
AudioTrack 233
Mark Hayes 229
MusicStudent 226
MarioD 203
Rustyspoon# 174
bloc-head 169
Matt Finley 158
Jim Fogle 157
swingbabymix 148
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays