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Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by voclizr » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:10 pm

Since this board's been so "sleepy" lately, I might as well give you another one.

Not using the typical grand piano sound here. I'm not even using the EZ Keys browser presets here (OK, I did use 1 little pattern in the chorus). Hand played mostly. I have the Retro Electrics EZ Keys, which is models of the classic Hohner Pianet (much like the old Fender Rhodes electric piano) and the Hohner Clavinet Duo (think Steve Wonder's "Superstitious") and a smidge of my Hammond B3 organ (Native Instruments) , so this is a "electromechanical" project. In addition, sax sounds and my Vocalsynth doing a cute thing at the fade out. It was fun to do.

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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by The Cracks » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:37 pm

It's like Soul Train. Neat. I really like the chorus "...sweet as you" part. Well done. Good keyboard playing. Vocal treatment on the end is like Soul Train too.

I can't tell the real playing from the programs. That means that either you play as good as the program or the program sounds pretty good. Either way it all works.

Good one, V.
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by surfercook » Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:27 pm

Sweet jam. I liked the synth solo and the vocal effects. Nice funky beat too. Clean recording, JB.
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by Lungfruit » Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:24 am

Love the tone on the snare in the beginning. As usual John, you are meticulous in your recording. Everything sounds perfect. Your mix is good. Your vocals are some of your best. I too like the synth solo and the "robot " effect on your voice around 3:25. The whole thing is cool. Glenn
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by voclizr » Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:23 pm

Sean, Marc & Glenn-Thanks!! :D :D
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by Omegaman » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:30 am

Great sounds John!
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by voclizr » Tue Feb 28, 2017 6:58 pm

Omegaman wrote:
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:30 am
Great sounds John!
Thanks, Billy! :D
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by dickl » Wed Mar 01, 2017 9:45 am

Another very well crafted song John :)

I liked the lyrics and it has that 80s pop jazz vibe about it.

Nice production and playing as well.

Cheers

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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by greenA2 » Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:50 am

Electromechanical keyboards are some of my favourite sounds, especially hammond, but also the other funkier ones :P. Well done, I agree on the 80s pop vibe.
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by voclizr » Mon Mar 06, 2017 6:41 pm

Thanks Dick & green. Yeah, I like the old classics instruments too. I was tired of using the same old grand piano sound, but I had to wait until the right groove presented itself.
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by Sungodv » Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:39 am

Liked the little bass flourishes, very fretted instrument of you. Fun stuff with the vocorder effect too.
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Re: Sweet As You-Original Sonar X3

Post by voclizr » Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:25 am

Sungodv wrote:
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:39 am
Liked the little bass flourishes, very fretted instrument of you. Fun stuff with the vocorder effect too.
Thanks. I've been wondering what you've been thinking of my recent bass work since I've been working with the Trilian Bass module. I know a real bassist like you doesn't need it, but it helps me as I don't have the energy to even play guitar anymore.

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