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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby pariah223 » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:41 pm

Thanks for all the great feedback! Ive since had one of my songs submitted to a local radio station in woodstock NY and they played it! Starting to feel like maybe i CAN do this!. Working on a couple more at the moment but real life gets in the way too often so it takes longer than i like.. now i just have to find a way to make music real life instead of the daily grind:).
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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby DYATHON » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:19 am

I like this track and I can listen for hours . Great work , I like the guitar line but I want a piano solo :D
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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby Exalted Wombat » Sun Feb 26, 2017 4:55 pm

Nicely done.

33 seconds is too long to wait for the song to start. If you want to show off your guitar playing save it for a break later on.
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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby Folderol » Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:11 pm

Well, I finally got around to listening to these. I don't know enough to comment on technicalities, but as a fellow 'traveller' I found them to be very enjoyable listening. :thumbup:
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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby Airfix » Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:17 am

It helps to bounce off someone - knocks the corners off the tune - so to speak. Working on ones own is harder - harder to know ..
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Re: Trying to break my fear of showing my music

Postby SilverIllusionist » Sat Mar 11, 2017 9:34 pm

I don't know if this post will be noticed cause I'm posting a little late in the game, but I definitely understand the fear of sharing your own music. It's something I've dealt with all my life. You invest a huge amount of your soul and ego into what you create, and revealing it anybody is showing off a very intimate part of your being. Then again, from some of your later posts it sounds like you're doing a lot better in this department - props to you!

I already posted a comment on your soundcloud, but in case you haven't seen it yet I'll reiterate - I think it's a great, well-mixed piece and am impressed by the expression and haunting quality of your voice. I think the one critique I might make is that given its simple structure, you should do something different with the guitar or vocals to create a better sense of build. Maybe have the guitar solo improvise for a little bit for one part, vary your riffs a bit more, sing a few wordless long notes while letting the guitar take the foreground, or use a slightly more complex chord structure. Apart from that, I think it's a very strong composition.
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