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Hey, haven't put anything up for quite awhile, so heres something new.

This is one of the few songs I wrote lyrics for first, then put music to later. The acoustic guitar is sort of technically recorded in stereo, using a condenser mic to capture the treble along the 12th fret, while my camcorder records along the bridge with a separate microphone. Although the camcorder mic is really poor in quality and automatically compresses everything to a high degree, using 2 sources did help create some directional balance which is really hard to achieve in mono. I'm poor and don't have good equipment so thats what you get.

The composition for this song really should have been electric/acoustic, but since I only have an acoustic for now I had to make due. I debated adding piano and synth strings, but I think its adequate enough at this stage without them. Adding bass and some variety with the drums also leaves room for improvement. I'm no vocalist either, but at least I wasn't terrible enough to ruin the music; Its a demo after all.

This song is very inspired, I hope you take it to heart and enjoy it.
Any feedback is appreciated.
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Song Stats
Hits: 2251
Comments: 6
Fans: 3
Plays: 19
Downloads: 80
Votes: 2
Uploaded: Jun 14, 2008 - 11:04:13 PM
Last Updated: Jun 14, 2008 - 11:04:13 PM Last Played: Jun 17, 2019 - 07:25:26 AM
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Hardware:
MXL Condenser mic, Tube Preamplifier, Canon Camcorder, some generic crappy mic to go along with it.
Software:
Garage band and Magix Movie Edit 10 pro.
Comments
Feter said 4113 days ago (June 15th, 2008)
Too Late
I m listenin to agreat production realy ...powerful
singin ..thoughtful lyrics ..very nice mixing my
friend ..very cool song by al mean ..thnx alot for
sharin it !!!!
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said 4113 days ago (June 15th, 2008)
Nice!
Very nice work here my friend. Liked the guitar playing and I found that it was recorded excellently. Nice background... overall, this is one of your bests. I like!

Take Care
- Yeman A. Al-Rawi
lavalamp said 4113 days ago (June 15th, 2008)
Hey
Really dig the sound quality here. Nice vocal delivery.

I don't think adding a piano would have been a bad idea, though.

This song gets better as it progresses, which is a very good thing.

LL
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davisamerica said 4103 days ago (June 25th, 2008)
right then
first off ... great picture. agree with Lava that this song just builds nicely ... i suppose some additions could be cool ... but i gotta admit i am enjoying this alot as she stands ... nicely sung and played ... great writing .. this is a beauty
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HalwayToNowhere said 4102 days ago (June 25th, 2008)
Thanks
Thank you all for your comments, I appreciate the insight, especially on something like unusual like this... I felt like it was mostly a make or break song with a thin borderline between dignified success and embarrassment. I'm really glad to hear you enjoyed it.
Also, I drew the picture used for the title in art class about a year ago, glad you liked that as well!
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said 4097 days ago (July 1st, 2008)
Too Late.
Nice song - good lyrics, music and sang brilliantly.

Peace Dee.
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Name: Andrew D'Amico
Location: Bethel Park PA United States
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I attend Point Park University where I major in Cinematography. I am 19 years old. My favorite bands are Aerosmith, Queen, The Beatles, and Def Leppard. I attempt to record music. I play piano, Acoustic/Electric Guitar and some bass. I took piano le... [see more]

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