Hello my friend.....listen to the music I have recorded and all the bass, drums, and background accompaniment are provided by the Ketron XD3...it's an awesome live arranger, and after watching some of the video's I am going to midi my roland exr 3s keyboard into it to control it also.....the sounds that come out of the Ketron are absolutely awesome...it has one of the best sounding B3 organs you will ever hear....take care my friend....Otis
Of course, would be glad to try to do some collaboration with you....would be my please......at that site I gave you the link to for Ketron... www.ketronusa.com, when you go there, click on products, then click on the xd3 live performer, then watch a few of the video's they have on using it...will amaze you just what you can do with it...awesome peice of equipment........
Hello again, My Grandson and I listened to some of the music you have on your player yesterday...some very nice stuff....I don't use the plug-ins in recording software at all....all the sounds on my recordings are actually made at one time while I am doing the recording with the Ketron arranger and the midi bass pedals and guitar.....
get a chance check out www.ketron-usa.com and look at the XD3....
Am uploading the newer mastered version of the jam now.....bass is good bit lower....let me know how it sounds.....will also upload some new photos's of equipment...got the gnx 3000 guitar workstation set back up again
Hello, I have remixed the song we were talking abt with the distortion to the bass......got to master down to mp3 format...already mastered down to wma......after mastering down to mp3 will re upload to player......then see how it sounds......
Hello, thank you for the compliment....the distortion to the bass came out when I took it from the recorder and put into recording software on computer so could mix and master it that way.....am going to do another re-do on it and see if can get the distortion out of it....don't know why that showed up like that.........but will get it figured out.....anyway, I got to post some more photo's of equipment here....haven't had a chance to check out any that you mentioned but I will, you can count on that.....Otis
1.) the guitar bridges (from verse to chorus) do NOT fit into the song anymore; reduces the drive of the song too much; cut them out
(01:16 - 01:19) and the 2nd bridge !
2.) Guitar solo is too much "confusion" in this part and it is not well played and recorded by me; so,.....cut it out (02:29 - 02:42)
(there comes a guitar there after that fits better into the "sound carpet" ;-) )
3.) Doubled Vocals (03:10 - 03:30). Seems like a touch, a touch too much! ;-)
Again, great song NOW! Thank you for refining this piece of music, Mr Grandmaster of Collaboration!
Thank you for the compliment....the guitars are as listed.....JCX Stargazer with custom seymour duncan hot rails pickups added, G & L S-500 with bird's eye maple neck, G & L Legacy spalted maple top, Washburn USA A-20(abt 35 yrs old), and LTD Viper 400, on other wall is RKC Les Paul style customized like a PRS custom 24 10 top.....5 way rotary switch and custom seymour duncan pickups.....
The JCX is made by Jeff Cook of Alabama
...oh my gosh....I never thought, that you will love this song that much. Frankly, I felt really uneasy due to your statement "I won't like any other version than your rough and authentic draft from 2008, because it was creative, cynic and most impressive!". Thus, I would like to thank you for your kind words. I will sleep better from now on!
thank you my friend,
One cool thing I like is it sounds like Im in the same room with the people as they play. Its like a moody version of a Beatles tune with Ziggy on vocals. I am a Spiders fan. Are you sure you are not from New Orleans? The vibe is there.
On another note. I picked up my guitar from the shop today. I have not played it yet. This week end I got another studio goodie... The bell cone from a 1920's record player. It is made from tiger wood. It vibrates like a speaker. Not only does it broadcast sound it also captures it too. It has a natural resonance and compression. when I place it next to my amps each one sounds like a monster. To be continued...
Hi Carsten, listening to the tune now. Interesting approach to use brass as the primary accomp. Let me know more specifically what you are aiming for. I think it might be interesting for you to have acoustic guitar (ala Billy W's style) and vocals at the beginning, bringing the brass as you have it back in the track a bit for the first chorus. Back the horns down and bring electric piano in on the second verse perhaps. And then begin bringing up the brass towards the end of the song. The horn solo is nice as is!!!
Those are some first impressions, though all depends on the intended direction and effect :)
Cheers, and please feel free to ignore all of the above comments if this isn't what you were asking me for!
Hope you are well..im ok, juggling job and home responsibilities, so i hardly ever have enough time to do other things. i hope soon i will be at a place where i can write more, give more and take it easy.
There are so much I would love to learn from other members..