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JustJeff  
19 Jan 2010 15:33 | Quote
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So, I've been doing a lot of studying of modern vocal arrangements, and melodic leads. Along with this, I've been working a bit on my technique. This is the child of the studying stated above. This is still a rough version of the song, as I'm working on some small parts to it... but the basic idea is here and ready to go :)

First composition of 2010... and within the first month of the year! Yay!





Another noted fact: Hitting the guitar sounds weird when you use one microphone to record everything... I need to remember to not do that so loud next time. Sort of ruined the intro lick because of the obnoxiousness that proceeds. I'm sorry! :(
AlexB  
19 Jan 2010 15:37 | Quote
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I really liked it! Nice structure and nice playing,congrats
BodomBeachTerror  
19 Jan 2010 21:23 | Quote
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it was really relaxing, sorry i didnt really notice much about it, before i knew it it was over. good job
God91125  
19 Jan 2010 22:17 | Quote
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pretty good man, very chillaxing and very groovy ^^
Schecter_player  
19 Jan 2010 23:48 | Quote
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Its really soulful, very expressive. Well written song, the composition quality is what jumped out at me. The recording needs some fixes though. Final verdict? Double plus good.
JustJeff  
20 Jan 2010 10:11 | Quote
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I need to work on my audio engineering skills... one thing I just can't get the hang of.

Thanks all for the input so far! Hopefully I can get a video of this one being played so I can get my youtube channel going again.
vincejonesiii  
20 Jan 2010 11:53 | Quote
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.,, uh if you have an electtric acoustic you could record your songs with the mic in front of your amp...

thats what i did with my broken hearts song.... if you wanna listen

www.myspace.com/staticxstereo :D
nater2  
20 Jan 2010 12:34 | Quote
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it almost reminded me of Andy McKee
btimm  
20 Jan 2010 13:48 | Quote
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It's really good man. I don't know enough to offer any comments technically or about audio recording, but I do know something good when I hear it.
AlexB  
20 Jan 2010 16:27 | Quote
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Yes i would say the same,you need to improve your guitar mic'n,good mics,normaly 3 are needed for recording an awesome acoustic guitar,your recording has way too much bass,and it clips a lot,just a suggestion,get a nice mic!
Empirism  
21 Jan 2010 00:31 | Quote
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Yeah, nice flow in the song that makes it very pleasant to listen. Even the playing is recorded with one mic, sound is still not too bad I would say... I agree with Alex that low frequencies clips. One possible solution could be also changing guitar position when recording.
JustJeff  
22 Jan 2010 15:53 | Quote
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Ya, I should probably fix the recording... maybe I'll get around to it some time this weekend.
JazzMaverick  
22 Jan 2010 17:35 | Quote
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Aww Jeff I love all of your music man; it always tells a story. This one just makes me smile though. I kind of picture someone going through tough times but coming out of it on his/her own feet, staying strong.
carlsnow  
22 Jan 2010 17:48 | Quote
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Nice one!

KUDOS!


RAWK!
Cs
hamad  
26 Jan 2010 05:32 | Quote
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i wonder how it will be if it sounded better......

hamad
Notim  
26 Jan 2010 18:50 | Quote
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Very nice Jeff, nice melody , very smooth and clean...just needs to be longer and I know how that goes...recording is never ending I'd like to give you some advice, I don't know what you used to record your music but I found the roland BR series works great,no mikes so you record direct, easier said then done i know, but when you record direct to the mixer you have so much control almost to much...lol it make things complicated in a diffrent way....but anyway good tune!
JustJeff  
26 Jan 2010 21:18 | Quote
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Recording has been fixed :)

So I got rid of my attempt to fix any impurities in the recording with software and just went with a direct playing. There is nothing added to this recording, just what the mic hears when I play :)

I use an EDIROL R-09 by Roland to record... It sounds nice when I just leave it >.
JazzMaverick  
27 Jan 2010 09:20 | Quote
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Dude I still love this song. What were you thinking about when making this?
JustJeff  
27 Jan 2010 09:58 | Quote
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When I wrote this, my friend had told me to write a lullaby for her (hence the "Alex Lullaby" as the title.) However, as I was writing it, I had received a phone call from my friend who had just gotten out of a depression clinic. He was abusing drugs and decided he needed a semester off.

After talking with him for an hour, I sat down and wrote this song. Which is why the beginning sorta feels like it could be the beginning of a lullaby... at least in my opinion
JazzMaverick  
27 Jan 2010 22:19 | Quote
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JazzMaverick says:
I kind of picture someone going through tough times but coming out of it on his/her own feet, staying strong.


Not knowing that situation before hand yet I still felt like that's the story you were talking about. Funny how our music can explain our emotions :D

I hope your friend gets better soon :)
TheEbida  
28 Jan 2010 06:05 | Quote
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Nice
ccm596  
2 Apr 2010 13:13 | Quote
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Wow. That's really good.


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