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  1. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    How'do folks Starting with Some Lyrics from Carol put forward for a Collab - i thought i'd start this as a thread and post as a progression How can it be That after all these years I look at you And I still love you I don’t know how - Never dreamed [that] this would last Always thought that love died Always did/had/has done in the past At first you think it’s love You believe that when it starts But love changes, then it/love dies One or [the] other, [and] then you part I thought that Love never lasts I’d learnt that over time It’s always been the same Time after time So how can it be That after all these years I look at you And I still love you this is a Good starting point for a song to me - there is enough of a "Feeling" in here to get "the Feel" - I'll make some word changes/tweaks/additions etc.. Mainly to fit the musical progression I have in mind - for this I do have a couple of tweaks that may slightly change the tone but still true to the original idea i'm sure Carol you know how I roll How can it be That after all these years the hard times we struggle through the sweat and the tears we look into each others eyes and it's easy to see I still LoVe you and you still LoVe me I don’t know how - Never dreamed that this would last Never thought LoVe could survive I was told the moment would pass this fits Good for me musically chords/melody/progression wise - and i'd like to imagine the story is an old couple who've been together forever and still In LoVe despite being told LoVe can never last if I can figure out some technical difficulties I'll post the bare backing track idea i have for this along with the chords Paul.
  2. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    Here's another Out-take I redone the Bass Guitar - it's better.....i.e it'll do I done a ruff take for the Lead Guitar - i'll do this again, properly and probably redo the other Guitar track. the Vocal here is the same, remixed a touch tho - i'll do another take with the vocal coming in a bit later - starting where it comes in for the second time here Never Thought 2.mp3 Paul.
  3. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    Do you think it would be better to have the vocals come in a bit later - i.e starting where the second verse starts (lol...not actually sure this is a verse chorus song, i'm sure you know what I mean tho) I may try it this way Paul.
  4. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    this was not intended to be the final take - i'm Glad you were able to pick up on how "not easy" it is to deliver the lines and breathe also the Bass Guitar needed a part changed, and the Lead Guitar Needs added i'll see what I can do tonight. Paul.
  5. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    Aye Carol - i thought i may have bitten off more than i could chew, it's not easy getting all the words out properly - doubling the vocal helps mask the breathlessness and dodgy delivery I plan on adding some lead Guitar lines, to replace one of the Guitar tracks - redoing the other Guitar track - and, redoing the Bass Guitar track.........oh and another shot at the vocals these are Good Guide tracks tho. I did have a look at your other Lyrics - there are a few ideas on another thread too - i'll try and get this finished off and clear some space for another recording Paul.
  6. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    How'do Carol you should see the pics from when I bought her did you see my 2nd post from yesterday - there's Music attached here is a take with Vocals added - never thought 1.mp3 Paul.
  7. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    How'do Carol Sorry that last post was from a couple of days ago - i guess there was an issue uploading as it was saved in the reply box when I came to post an update just now I've had a wee bit of a result the difference in the backing track should be noticeable when compared to the first one I posted Backing track - never thought 1c.mp3 Add Bass Guitar - never thought 1b.mp3 the bass part needs redone and will probably change a bit here and there - I've been holding back from finalising the parts so as not to just be posting a finished article. I did already change the Guitar parts a wee bit ......not sure if it's for the better, you'll see what I mean when I add vocals this is with 2 Guitar tracks - however it's essentially 2 takes of the Rhythm Guitar track - the 2nd or Lead Guitar will (when added) Double up with the first Guitar mostly and add lead lines where required - and i'll remove one of the Rhythm Guitar tracks Add Guitar - never thought 1a.mp3 Paul
  8. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    How'do Carol. the problem is with my laptop - the older one I used in the past has a bit of a virus and won't record playback via the souncard input - the newer laptop has no souncard input for playback recording. the issue with converting a file is - I record the output from my Boss during playback, i.e without mastering the tracks on the Boss to a stereo mix - they're all still separate tracks, this way I can post the backing track and then post the progress of each track being added - also I can add/remove/edit each track. i'd have to do a master mix to a stereo track to have a file to convert - but then i'd have to record the whole track again to add/edit etc.. storage space on my OLD Boss also adds to the issue (I gave the new Boss 8 track I had to my neice).....lol......it's fun.....i'll figure something out. and I hope you were not referring to my Good Girl as an "Old Clunker" Paul.
  9. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    I've not forgotten this one - i'm still a bit stuck as far as transferring a mix to mp3 - the USB port on my old Boss is for file backup only....... I do have a rough idea recorded - Guitars, bass, vocals I just remembered I have a really old PC tower.....I should be able to hook that back up and hopefully I can do a line-in recording Paul.
  10. Man Without a Dog

    oh Aye I like it - the vocal has that 70s' Vocoder vibe to it - sounds to me that it's there as a tonal effect rather than a pitch correction requirement I've had a throat and ear infection for the last week or so - and these last couple of days I've had congestion and no hearing in just my left ear - it's surprising the affect this has had on day to day things, I struggled even driving my car - my thoughts go out to you Brother. I hope you find some source of inspiration to keep your Spirit fed. Paul.
  11. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    it seems the backing track I've posted is a wee bit messed up - i'm not sure how, but it is playing back slow and down in pitch the quality is messed up too i'll have to try and figure out how i can get a recording transferred from my 8-track - in the past I connected the line out from the 8-track to line in on my laptop, however my old laptop has a few issues and this is the result.....i'm posting here from a different laptop - and this one has no line in.....hmmm.....i'll need to have a wee think about this. Paul.
  12. Rest In Peace, Eddie

    I didn't Know Eddie personally, but I know he was truly one of a kind - the help and support he offered others is a rare trait. I remember speaking on chat one time and Eddie's Amusement at my Accent and pronunciation of his name - I can still hear him mimicking "Eddie" with a scots accent. I'm glad I got to meet Eddie on here and have some interaction - he'll be fondly remembered. rest in peace brother Edward Paul.
  13. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    oh Aye - we NEED a bit more of those collaborations I'm hoping that posting this collab in stages may entice some folks to have a bash even if it's just jamming or doing your own thing with the backing track everyone should feel free to do what they like with anything I post Paul.
  14. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    tweaked lyrics Main Part How can it be That after all these years the hard times we struggle through the sweat and the tears ONE look into each others eyes and it's easy to see I still LoVe you and you still LoVe me 1st Change I don’t know how - Never dreamed that this would last Never thought LoVe could survive THEY SAID the moment would pass - ( my first tweak had one too many syllables to fit ) THEY'LL SAY At first you think it’s love AND YOU'LL believe that when it starts But GIVEN TIME love changes And soon you'll drift apart 2nd Change I thought that Love WON'T EVER last I’d BEEN TOLD that EVERY time It’s been the same SAD STORY WITH THE SAME OLD LINE Main Part So How can it be That after all these years the TALES OF LOVE WE LISTEN TO the DOUBTS and the FEAR ONE look into each others eyes and it's easy to see I still LoVe you and you still LoVe me these lyrics will come and go pretty quickly when sung over this backing track - not always a bad thing - i'll see how the overall structure works out, it may be that this Song will be better with a few more lines added - or it may be lyrically short n sweet - the overall "story" or "question" in this song doesn't actually need more to be complete....in my mind plenty Space for Guitar licks tho Paul.
  15. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    How'do Carol I use EZdrummer for drum tracks - it's the best "drum machine" I've used - and I use with Reaper to create the backing track, then transfer to my 8 track...lol...not ideal, but it does the job for Guitar all that is required is a tuner that can be calibrated to a 432hz reference note - at the minute I have the Pitchlab app on my phone - for piano/keys parts I recalibrate by tuning down to -32 cents.....it sounds about right to me I don't recognise "My Name is Cliffhanger" must've been before my time yes........it would be great to get more folks involved on a recording like this tho i'll add a bass track to this next - i'll do one track at a time and post the progress - if anyone would like to add something or even just jam to a track feel free and if you'd like a Full backing from any stage I can upload on request Paul.
  16. I like your thinkin - I've been striving for this same feel myself the best Magic happens In the Moment - I miss Guitar, Bass and Drums all feeding each other in the moment and some of the Tones and Grooves that can be Generated Paul.
  17. Collab 1 wi' Carol

    Here is a sample of the Piano and Drums Backing track I made no Guitars yet very simple chord progression - the main part is G sharp and B flat minor then 2 simple changes - 1st - C sharp, G sharp and B flat minor 2nd - F sharp and G sharp it should be easy enough to hear the progression and timing for the changes on this bare backing track if anyone fancies joining in or wants to jam with the backing track - I can upload a longer version - however, I don't record/play in concert pitch so you'd need to adjust accordingly - i'm tuned down from concert pitch -32cents or 432hz as opposed to 440hz ......it's just "Better" Paul. Collab 1 backin track.mp3
  18. My new Baby and other Goodies

    I do like that Guitar I've played through a few Peavey Bandit 112's In a Live Band set-up and can't say anything bad about them - Great Amps Paul..
  19. How'do Rockerbob I don't like to do the comparison thing...lol....although I done it on a couple of posts the other night ... this has an Organic Jam session feel to it which is how I like my music the Blind Faith and Peter Green jam sessions I referred to are in my top 10 listening material - this has that "In the Moment" feel I hear on these sessions I had to mention it. Paul.
  20. How'do Folks

    How'do Folks I haven't been around these parts for a couple of years now......wow.....time flies. I haven't been playing much - sold my Gibson LPJ, sold my Laney amp and passed my 8track on to my niece. I still have my Sheraton and my old 8track so not out of the game I've been enjoying my new hobby - working on my car on a sad note - I found out today that Daktari (Gordon Schofield) passed on in 2011 aged 52. I always enjoyed Gordons' Music and a bit of banter on here - I recorded a version of one of his original songs too. Rest in Peace my Brother. Paul.
  21. How'do Folks

    lol..... I Read that as one song idea and was thinkin I may have to tweak a few bits for continuity Paul.
  22. How'do Folks

    Oh Aye Carol I can hear a wee tune wi' this one Paul.
  23. How'do Folks

    I like this as a start to a Song - I'll See What I Can Do, I'll Try To Look On The Bright Side If Possible I Know it's Nothing New, I'm Having One Of Those Days, Nothing Going Quite The Way I Want It To ? lol....I Could Work With that Vibe but Feel Free to Suggest - we best take it over to the Collab section tho Paul.
  24. I like this - puts me in mind of Clapton and Blind Faith Jams and Peter Green End of the Road Jams Paul.
  25. Hey Joe - Improvisation

    to my ears it sound Good overall there is a moment or two where you don't sound as confident and the pitch wavers slightly - your voice sounds Good tho you ARE a Singer Paul.