More of an actual song this time: Driving South

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GodLikeCreature
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Hi!

I am very thankful by the positive feedback I got from my song "If" (it has a name now, hehehe...). However, that song was mostly a proof of concept, some test to try and learn how my bass would fit in the mix, etc.

This time I want to post more of a proper song, with more of a production to it, a variety of sections, arrangements, etc.

It's called "Driving south", hope you enjoy:

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3814277/DrivingSouth.mp3

As usual, feedback is welcome!

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hi, nice tune indeed!
keep it going an cheers,
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GodLikeCreature....great song and you make this look easy....It would be nice to see a screencast when you write a song....I know it's a big project but that would us the noobies how it's done professionally with Ardour.

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Nice tune, sound really good, light and clear but in the same time loaded and swingy.
More than just a technical achievement, we fell the artist behind, and that is the goal.... expression expression expression.... ;)

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@nowhiskey: Thank you!

@rpatros: To be honest, I very much feel an amateur myself. Believe me, I am not one to teach anything about recording, mixing or mastering. I am pretty much self taught!

In any case, I recently put together a blog, mainly for discussing guitar playing, but I will post some ideas that have worked for me with Hydrogen, Ardour, etc.

You are more than welcome to follow it!

http://guitardour.blogspot.com

Thanks again!

@phdemartin: Thanks! Completely agree, the end goal must be conveying something, and if you feel I achieved so, that's probably the greatest compliment you could have paid me. Appreciate it.

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Just a personal question, why did you choose this user name "GodLikeCreature" ?

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That's smooth. I like it.

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@arthursucks: Thanks!

@phdemartin: Hahaha... Stupid name, I know. I guess people think it is a nickname I picked for myself, but it has nothing to do with that. It actually comes from Marvel comics. There was this character, a villan, who was all powerful, essentially a godlike creature.

That´s how I came up with it!

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Hey, I just uploaded the final version of this song. It includes lots of mixdown fixes/enhancements, as well as many new improved tracks, which were recorded with my new POD X3. I even included a bit of a "shreddy" solo in the end (hey, it was too good a backing to leave it like that) ;-)

Hope you like it!

http://guitardour.blogspot.com/2010/01/song-driving-south-final-mix.html

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Wow!

Super Pro...a very nice demonstration of your obvious talents and Ardour as well.

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Thanks a lot!!

I think Ardour's talents are more obvious than mine! ;-)