Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, UPDATE

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Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, UPDATE

Post by Omegaman » Sun Mar 19, 2017 5:40 pm

Picked up a Shure 55S SeriesII for the look. ;) did a test record with it. Sounds pretty good on the vocals, but the sax is a bit harsh even though I was back from it. It also seems very sensitive to plosives. Got it for live work, so maybe not an issue. Recorded in Adobe Audition. Aforementioned mic into an Aphex 107 pre amp, M-Audio 2496.

Rerecorded with my EV RE20 I think this one sounds better yes I deleted the older version.

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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, mic test

Post by voclizr » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:47 am

Hey, Billy! :D
Gave it a spin. I really enjoy what you did with the tune and your vocal is still nice and crisp and clean. Mic is making everything sound nice and clean. My only nit is the sax is a bit off key (sounds sharp to my ears), but apart from that, the performance is great.

:^: :D
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, mic test

Post by The Cracks » Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:04 pm

I've never heard this song before so it's all new to me. Nice song. Snappy. Nice vocal performance. Sax sounds good to me. It may start off a bit harsh but it fall into line soon enough.

Good to hear you recording again.
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, mic test

Post by Lungfruit » Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:35 pm

Cool looking mic! I don't if it's the mic or not but the song has a nice warm, mellow tone. No sharp edges. I don't know the song but it sounds good. The mix seems right.
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Post by Omegaman » Sun Mar 26, 2017 2:37 pm

Thanks guys... the sax is off, because I haven't played this tune in many years. LOL. I just did a wucik recording to see how the mic sounded. I like it, but it is not as well shielded for plosives as a ball headed mic like the SM58, Shure suggests putting it at the corner of the mouth and singing across it. I will give that a try. For what I am planning the mic will be a little reinforcement for the sax and mostly vocals.

I have to have another go at this one as I put together a demo CD
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Post by surfercook » Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:22 pm

The Jersey Boy strikes again! This is so Jersey Shore. Sounds really good on the vocs. Agreeing w/vocalizr on the outa tune sax. Good choice of notes on the phrasing though. Strong RECing. New gear is always fun. What's da backup on this? Sounds a bit karaoke. Did you double track the voc harmonies? They sound really good.
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Post by Omegaman » Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:10 pm

Backing is from an old bandmate, he's singing harmony.
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, mic test

Post by M.T.Pilot » Mon May 08, 2017 3:40 pm

Thumps up for making and recording a whole song just to test the new mic! :D

(No panning in the song, though?)
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, mic test

Post by Omegaman » Fri May 12, 2017 1:34 pm

no panning because the backing track was given to me as a stereo mp3. ;)
Thanks for the listen... as an aside, it is one of the tunes on the upcoming Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul Album.... not that I will appear on it. LOL
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Post by M.T.Pilot » Sun May 14, 2017 1:08 pm

Ah, okay!
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, UPDATE

Post by Omegaman » Tue May 16, 2017 4:53 pm

BTW here is Southside doing the original
https://youtu.be/rRviQE7j8d4

Stan Harrison playing the solo on Alto, Bob Malach did the album version on tenor.
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, UPDATE

Post by Jim_Fogle » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:18 am

I'd never heard the original until you posted it. The style of the song is about the same as what is called beach music in the Virginia Beach / Myrtle Beach coastal region. I enjoyed listening to your version, nice sounding microphone and so is the voice singing into it.
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Re: Love on the Wrong Side of Town, cover, UPDATE

Post by Omegaman » Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:55 am

thanks Jim. I have a friend who was part of that scene, has written a couple books on Rock and roll Saxophone. Some called it Shag music? or was that something different?
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