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Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby Wyldelife » Mon Apr 20, 2020 3:43 pm

Just finsihed my first original song and would love some critique on it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IDrOwB97SQ

I recorded this in Reaper and did not use any VST, only analog gear.
I made a lyric video to make the lyrics more visible for people.
It's a waterbased song that basically deals with being stuck in routines and patterns of behaviour that ultimately have a negative effect.
This is likened to being stuck all alone in the middle of the ocean trying to get back to land, but not having the strength to do so.
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby Exalted Wombat » Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:10 pm

Excellent. And a first attempt? Even more excellent!
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby resistorman » Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:34 pm

Good song, good work!
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby Folderol » Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:45 pm

Very good indeed. That's the song, the performance, and the vid.
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby Martin Walker » Mon Apr 27, 2020 11:28 pm

Hi Wyldelife, and welcome to the SOS Forums! 8-)

And what an uplifting first post - love this song, and your sense of humour in the video.

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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby The Bunk » Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:33 am

Nice...!
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby steadyeddie » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:29 pm

Great vocals. Nice tune! Production is really good, top marks.

Not sure if you even needed to add the captions to the video - the lyrics are perfectly clear and well sung.
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Re: Just recorded my first song, Waves

Postby Ben Asaro » Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:10 pm

That was great! Reminds me of vintage Pink Floyd. I love the completeness of the idea, sounds like a song that's gone through a lot of work and came out of the process at its perfect fighting weight.

I am envious of people that can write short songs! This would barely qualify as an intro to one of my songs lol.

I loved the video style as well, the whole thing is great!
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