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So, firstly, yes it's me. It's been just over three years since my last submission. A lot has changed in that time. I got divorced, I got seriously ill and was hours from death, I moved home and found a new love. During that time my music ended up taking a back seat.
Moving house afforded me the opportunity to build a dedicated studio. I now have a 3m x 2.5m dedicated building in my garden that is solely used for my music. What you hear today is the fruits of my first few sessions seriously working in the studio. I've spent nearly a year in and out of there but it's taken this long for inspiration to finally arrive.
Technically, this aint no "Mac"jam as it's recorded on a Zoom R24 recorder with no Macs involved. I will, at some point, take the stems into Logic and "produce" it but that's for another time. Right now I'm making the most of having some inspiration.
Finally, the arms here are provided by a Digitech Trio Plus pedal. The pedal can also provide a bass line, which I liked so much I emulated here, though I may have recorded it a bit hot.
Both guitars were recorded through their amps, mic'ed and live.
My Epiphone Dot Studio, cleaned and restrung, came out of hiding for the first time in about 5 years here and I think it sounds amazing. In the background you'll here my Vintage V300 parlour guitar.
A version of this song, with guide vocals, was posted over on Soundcloud yesterday - I'm happier with the vocals on this version here which is why it's going up on Macjams today.
I'm happy to be back, happy to be alive and happy to be back amongst you wonderful creative and kind people.
Look after yourselves, because you're all you've got.
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Uploaded: Sep 01, 2018 - 03:18:56 AM
Last Updated: Sep 01, 2018 - 03:22:56 AM Last Played: Jul 17, 2019 - 10:57:10 AM
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Zoom R24
Epiphone Zoom R24, Line 6 Spider iii 15, Behringer Compressor pedal, Trio Plus pedal
Fender PB, Vox Pathfinder 10, Behringer BDI 21 V-tone
Zoom R24 firmware
SmokeyVW said 415 days ago (September 1st, 2018)
welcome back
welcome back! -- this is a very enjoyable tune -- thanks
Check out my latest song called Farther
VicDiesel said 415 days ago (September 1st, 2018)
The one
Good song with a catchy chorus.

The bass sound is a little too strong for my taste. Kind of unfocused. The low hum that's running through your track (just listen to the beginning and end) doesn't help, I'm sure.
Check out my latest song called Frippery
billdancourtney said 414 days ago (September 2nd, 2018)
from someone else returning after a long hiatus. Lived in San Antonio Tx most of my young life so I have a taste for country/western music, especially the merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings style.
Check out my latest song called Magic Man - Heart Cover
KCsGROOVE said 413 days ago (September 3rd, 2018)
the one
very nice song!
good you found your way back to music
Check out my latest song called MUSIC (acoustic)
DWL said 408 days ago (September 8th, 2018)
Good to to see you again
Quite a story. I'm glad you came through it and are getting back into the music.

A nice country tinge to the song.


Check out my latest song called Revelation
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Name: The Cardinal Sins
Location: Buckinghamshire United Kingdom
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I grew up in the 70's and 80's in the south of the UK in an Irish family. I had always loved music but was never given an opportunity to explore making it for myself. About 10 years ago I bought an acoustic guitar and began strumming in earnest. To d... [see more]

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