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Howsey
Mar 17 2008, 10:13 PM
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Hi everyone, my confidence has taken a blow. I've just recorded two covers (me on guitar n vocals) and i was really proud of them, as i havn't recorded many before, anyway i took them to my families house to let them have a listen and they didn't say too much about the songs at all, but i could tell by their expressions that they wer'nt too keen. Is their anyone out there that would be kind enough to tell me where i'm going wrong, so i can fix the problem.
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Ivan Milenkovic
Mar 18 2008, 07:42 PM
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This is very good man, don't understand why they don't like it... But something is strange, you did guitar and vocals and that's cool, but the rest? How does it sound so good? Did you do it yourself? How did you record guitars and vocals they sound very good in quality.
ALso guitar playing is great too (maybe need more bending strength if we gonna go to details). Your voice is also very good.

Also Track 2 is great, acoustic and voice recorded excellent.

Can you tell us please how did you record it?

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Bogdan Radovic
Mar 18 2008, 07:57 PM
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Ok I can tell you your not doing anything wrong..Your playing very good and singing is cool too so I can't really find a reason for your family to react like that..

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Mar 18 2008, 08:07 PM
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I liked it, and enjoyed listening to it, you have a warm and a cool voice .. (Y) bravo man smile.gif keep up the great work!

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Howsey
Mar 18 2008, 08:22 PM
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QUOTE (Milenkovic Ivan @ Mar 18 2008, 06:42 PM) *
This is very good man, don't understand why they don't like it... But something is strange, you did guitar and vocals and that's cool, but the rest? How does it sound so good? Did you do it yourself? How did you record guitars and vocals they sound very good in quality.
ALso guitar playing is great too (maybe need more bending strength if we gonna go to details). Your voice is also very good.

Also Track 2 is great, acoustic and voice recorded excellent.

Can you tell us please how did you record it?

Hi Ivan,

I'm pleased that its you thats replied, i've got a lot of respect for you, your lessons are fantastic! (i'm on the Hendrix and blues solo's lessons at the moment, excellent).
Thanks for the comments, you've helped my confidence, i don't think i'll be taking my songs to my families house again.

I actually payed for the tracks to be recorded at a studio in town.
For the Crossroads track, a friend gave me the backing track with the drums and bass on.
I'm just in the process of forming a band, so i needed to get a couple of songs ready, so that the other band members could relate to the sound that i'm wanting.

Thanks again Ivan

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Howsey
Mar 18 2008, 08:26 PM
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Thanks alot guys, it means alot to me. I must have caught my family in a bad mood sad.gif

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Mar 18 2008, 10:05 PM
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DOn't worry man, the sound is good. The next step is to do some nice author material. If you have any, it would be great to upload some versions so we can hear it and record them also in that studio if you are ready. It will mean a lot to you to have your own songs too.

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Hisham Al-Sanea
Mar 19 2008, 12:14 AM
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nice tracks and good start .

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I liked them alot aswell, cant understand why they didnt like it.

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well i think its great and you did a good job. i guess old people just dont understand good music when they hear it lol

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Sounded fine to me mate smile.gif

I get this kind of blank reaction from my wife sometimes when I play her new songs or things that I`m working on, I dont care much to be honest, I just carry on, but yea it is a confidence basher for sure.

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Guitar playing sounds fine. I would say try to sing more from your core, you seem to sing from your head. All in all a very solid effort nonetheless, I wouldn't be discouraged. smile.gif

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Dude I really like the vocals.. really warm sounding. Great work man

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Howsey
Mar 22 2008, 06:59 PM
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Thanks very much everyone, for your nice comments.

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I like it very much....great takes...one thing thou..pronunciation needs to be corected a bit...In moments I can undrestand what you are saying...but you voice is so cool...pronunciation is the thing that needs to be practise as well....but that is not a big problem...smile.gif

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Daniel Robinson
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Its very possible that this music is just not their cup of tea so to speak.

Honestly i don't care much for this style of music but you have executed it brillantly. From a musician standpoint i can see the skill in this. Some times pure listeners don't have the objectivity that a musician does.


All in all i think it sounds great!


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Howsey
Mar 25 2008, 08:37 PM
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Thanks very much

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