(Singer-Songwriter) Count On Me

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sonnyandthedark
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Joined: 14 Mar 2019

Post 10 Oct 2019

Going through some old reason projects that I had not released and just finished this one.


Yonatan
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Post 10 Oct 2019

Congrats! Very nice afropop vibe to it, getting back to days of Paul Simon, Sting, and lot of others in the 80's.

Kind of recognice a Rex loop in drums in the verse? What else refills or instruments are you using? What was changed now when finishing it?
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sonnyandthedark
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Post 10 Oct 2019

Hey thanks man. I have not got the project in front of me but I am pretty sure the rex loops are in the Reggae Dub OneDrop patch and I also layered another loop from the Studio Drums folder for the chorus. The trumpet sound is based on a Reason default patch, sounds terrible in solo but seemed to pierce through the mix lol. The guitars and bass were recorded direct in. There is also a glockenspiel hiding in there somewhere oh and a few trumpet slides from the soul refill.

I started this when I bought reason 9 and was learning how to use it. I loaded up that beat and strummed G C D and then everything fell into place, finished at 3am and went to work a few hours later lol. Not sure why it was sitting on my hard drive for so long, only needed to add backing vocals and adjust a few levels. Saying that I have a lot more songs than are pretty much finished... need to get on with it lol.

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bossa
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Joined: 26 Jan 2017
Location: Gudensberg Germany

Post 12 Oct 2019

A very good mix! It is sounds very good!

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