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Old 23rd July 2013
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This is impressive, cowboy; I'm surprised this isn't on the radio already. Good song, solid production. Congratulations!
Thanks man. That means a lot, really.
Old 23rd July 2013
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Dig this vibe! Nice tune!
Thank you! Makes the hair on my neck stand up
Old 23rd July 2013
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Cowboy great job! Have you had any luck pitching stuff like this?
Old 24th July 2013
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Cowboy great job! Have you had any luck pitching stuff like this?
Sadly, no. But then again, I don't try very hard to get cuts. I've got a great career building interstate highways and am comfy so writing for me is more an outlet and labor of love.

Still, I make about 4 or 5 trips a year down to Nashvagas and get my quarterly dose of rejection
Old 24th July 2013
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Newbie saying hi. This is my first post and I just wanted to show you guys a demo that I recorded and mixed by myself. I play all instruments except bass and pedal steel.

Been recording and playing in bands forever but have never learned how to mix and use plugins etc. So be kind!
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Old 25th July 2013
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Still, I make about 4 or 5 trips a year down to Nashvagas and get my quarterly dose of rejection
Well at least your getting rejections that's one step better than me... Ha

R u going to the ASCAP fairs that they have one a month?
Old 25th July 2013
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Newbie saying hi. This is my first post and I just wanted to show you guys a demo that I recorded and mixed by myself. I play all instruments except bass and pedal steel.

Been recording and playing in bands forever but have never learned how to mix and use plugins etc. So be kind!
This was very, very nice!
Old 25th July 2013
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Newbie saying hi. This is my first post and I just wanted to show you guys a demo that I recorded and mixed by myself. I play all instruments except bass and pedal steel.

Been recording and playing in bands forever but have never learned how to mix and use plugins etc. So be kind!
I like this, too. It would be cool if it opened up into some sort of upbeat Tom Petty/Eagles type groove. Just my humble $0.02. Nice work!
Old 25th July 2013
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Old 25th July 2013
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Old 25th July 2013
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Sounds Great! Cool song! Did you mix it at home too?

Nice ! Yep I can hear a bit of Grohl in there with a liberal dose of Bon jovi. That's a compliment by the way. Well done.
Old 26th July 2013
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This was very, very nice!
Thank you wagz!
Old 26th July 2013
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I like this, too. It would be cool if it opened up into some sort of upbeat Tom Petty/Eagles type groove. Just my humble $0.02. Nice work!
Thanks a lot! I actually have a version of the song that goes into a nice groove after all the harmonies, but I'm not sure exactly how I want the song to sound.
Old 27th July 2013
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Weepy country ballad. Cheatin' song. Don't listen if you have an aversion to strings and pedal steel.

I've listened to this so many times that I've gotten used to any glaring flaws in the arrangement or mix. Feel free to point these out and suggest improvements. Any criticism, however blunt, is appreciated!

https://soundcloud.com/eddie-tx/i-pretended-she-was-you

Cheers,
Eddie
Old 27th July 2013
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Well at least your getting rejections that's one step better than me... Ha

R u going to the ASCAP fairs that they have one a month?
I'm a member of ASCAP but no, haven't been participating in any events. Probably should but have little time these days.
Old 28th July 2013
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Old 29th July 2013
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Old 29th July 2013
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https://soundcloud.com/lenzo-2/if-you-cant-fix-it-with-a
Hopefully some will find this slightly amusing.
L.
Hey I like the song, very entertaining! Nice mix, arrangement, and vocal delivery. I would've faded it out a little earlier but no biggie. Good work!

Cheers,
Eddie
Old 29th July 2013
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Old 29th July 2013
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Thanks for the encouragement guys. And Lenny, "That Look" is cool. Great vibe and some great lines in there. I think your production values have risen over the last year also. Keep writing.
L.
Old 30th July 2013
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Can't tell you how much I appreciate that comment.
Old 31st July 2013
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Old 31st July 2013
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Hi guys,

Just wanted to share this latest track called "Dreamer". Quite experimental so not sure what use I will have for it for yet... I have used Battery, Guitar Rig, Omnisphere, and Sylenth for this one. Enjoy and feel free to comment. Thanks!

https://soundcloud.com/nickohmusic/dreamer-prod-by-nick-oh
Old 31st July 2013
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Old 1st August 2013
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Miss America

Here's me drunk dialling America after 9/11, more in sadness than in anger. As close to Nashville as I will ever get. I had to learn how to play country guitar to record this!

Can you write an unrequited love song to a country? Apparently!

Drums are by the new Drummer track in Logic X, with a bit of fiddling. Pretty good I think.

https://soundcloud.com/sportswriters/miss-america
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Old 2nd August 2013
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These are the 3 last songs I wrote, produced and mixed. They were mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering.

Let me know what you guys think!

https://soundcloud.com/tiny-hells


Oxi Ros
Old 3rd August 2013
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Smile Upbeat summer track...love to hear your thoughts

Hey guys,

Wrote this track a little while back, not a lyrical masterpiece but is quite a nice upbeat little track. Would love to hear your thoughts....(I will of course reciprocate and listen to as many new posts as I can this weekend!)

https://soundcloud.com/mac-uk/let-it-go

Many thanks

Mack
Old 5th August 2013
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I always like it when I finish something up and get a chance to back off the board and listen to what everybody else is up to.

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....a nice upbeat little track.
https://soundcloud.com/mac-uk/let-it-go
There's nothing about this one that I didn't like from your infectious vocals to the insistent kick driven beat.

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Here's me drunk dialling America after 9/11, more in sadness than in anger. As close to Nashville as I will ever get. https://soundcloud.com/sportswriters/miss-america
I like this tune a lot. It builds with authority. Cool how you finally turn that lyric around at around 4:00 and then and it in that musically poignant way.

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Wow! This tune pushes the window of musical art wide open. It resonates.

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This one WILL get you going on Monday morning.

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And this won't let you stop.
Old 5th August 2013
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Oops.......forgot to post up my own new work.

I kept this one stripped down to feature the unique tone of my 1933 Kalamazoo acoustic.

Tired Of Waiting
Old 5th August 2013
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