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#633653 - 12/31/20 12:28 PM [User Showcase] Have a Rocking New Year!
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Rocking Auld Syne - My rocking New Years greet to you all. Based on a very old midi file I found years ago, just like last year, but now it's rock instead of Big Band. I then "messed" with it quite a bit to try make it sound the best I could. In order to make it 'eligible' for sharing here, I threw a couple of PG's VSTi (Bright Piano & Electric Bass) in the mix - Enjoy!

p.s. Now crank this beast up and let's rock this crappy piece of a year into oblivion!! cool
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#633919 - 01/02/21 07:16 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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Happy New Year Eddie. Nice job tune was excellent. Well done

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#633978 - 01/02/21 12:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Scott C]
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Originally Posted By: Scott C
Happy New Year Eddie. Nice job tune was excellent. Well done
Much obliged as always, Scott.
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#633982 - 01/02/21 12:41 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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Hey Eddie ...

Starts out fairly traditional and then BOOM! at 1:07. Nice way to introduce the new Year. Nicely conceived and presented. best to you. Have a terrific 2021.

Alan
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#634018 - 01/02/21 03:51 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Al-David]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Nicely conceived and presented. best to you.
I can't in all honesty take any credit for the conceptual work in this one (nor the performance, for that matter), for as it says in my outline, that was all already there in the midi file. All I did was apply instrument sources and remix accordingly for recording, but I'm glad you liked the outcome nevertheless.
Originally Posted By: Al-David
Have a terrific 2021.

Alan
Well, it's hardly going to be worse than the year that just left, you know. But I appreciate the sentiment, thank you, and of course likewise to you both.
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#695224 - 12/31/21 10:59 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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I've been very inactive in terms of music this whole year (and a fair bit beyond), but fortunately this piece is fitting every year so I can present it to you all over again! - Clever me, eh wink
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#695255 - 12/31/21 01:20 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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Wow, once that got going, it was thunderous. Sounds great, thanks for posting.
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#695751 - 01/02/22 06:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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Happy New Year Eddie!!! Haven't seen you in a while. This is the second rendition of this song I've heard in the last 10 minutes......enjoyed them both a lot!!! Take care. Greg

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#695811 - 01/03/22 05:37 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Greg Johnson]
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Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
Happy New Year Eddie!!! Haven't seen you in a while.
Yes, thanks. I suppose you could say I've become quite disillusioned with anything creative as a result of the rough year that just passed... or something smirk

Originally Posted By: Greg Johnson
This is the second rendition of this song I've heard in the last 10 minutes...
Go figure, heh...t's not the most original thing to do at this particular time, I'm sure wink
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#696060 - 01/04/22 09:13 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have a Rocking New Year! [Re: Icelander]
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Originally Posted By: Al-David
Have a terrific 2021.

Alan
Well, it's hardly going to be worse than the year that just left, you know.
Man, talk about jinxing it!! smirk
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