Balaclava - R&B/Soul

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2017/02/28 07:46:18 (permalink)

Balaclava - R&B/Soul

My new song "Balaclava" https://soundcloud.com/twisted6s/balaclava?in=twisted6s/sets/tony-pruden
Here's a short youtube video explaining the song if you're interested: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NczypnFSeE
post edited by twisted6s - 2017/03/01 00:19:25

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    daryl1968
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/02/28 08:04:25 (permalink)
    Love it Tony. Sounds radio ready to me.
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/02/28 22:04:00 (permalink)
    Reminded me of 70's soul train.  For radio, I'd shorten a little. :D:D  3'10" to 3'20"

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/02/28 22:32:48 (permalink)
    This is classic soul, as good as any as I've heard.  I love what sounds to me like timpani rolls or thunder?  Another winner for you and us.

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/02/28 22:47:26 (permalink)
    *Faint*

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/01 08:42:32 (permalink)
    That's terrific Tony, beautiful production, super vocal performance. Love the strings, reminds me of the Chi-Lites.

     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/01 09:24:14 (permalink)
    Great song, great performance, great production.
    This is major league!
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/01 13:29:51 (permalink)
    Excellent work Tony! Great vocal production and delivery. Like Lynn says above, this is classic soul. Superb!
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/01 16:56:42 (permalink)
    Hi Tony
     
    Not the genre of music I would normally listen too (I'm a metal Head that makes ambient music...) but, even so, I listened to the complete song and I also watched the video too.
     
    A real nice song subject. And it sounds so well done too.
     
    Don't know what else to say really. As is noted above, this is "major league" and I feel I'm not really qualified to comment further...
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/01 20:59:07 (permalink)
    Tony,
    Nice production and interesting story in the video.    If any nits I think the sweeping synth is a little loud at the very beginning and the lead vocals could come up just a little bit from about :14 - :38.   Pure magic though.
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/02 09:53:10 (permalink)
    Thank you all

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/02 12:02:00 (permalink)
    Wow!  I LOVE this  They don't make music like this anymore.  Has a real 70s vibe (Delfonics, Ojays type).  The string work and vocals are SENSATIONAL!  Just can't praise it enough.  Keep putting them out like this!
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/02 12:16:49 (permalink)
    Sweet! Love that traditional Motown sound!
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/03 17:47:17 (permalink)
    Thanks again my friends

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/03 18:50:34 (permalink)
    You have such an expressive vocal Tony always worth the listen, excellent production as ever.

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/04 16:34:48 (permalink)
    Tony, it's good to see you back here my friend.  You are truly in a league by yourself, and what a great job you have done on this fine tune.  I'm floored!
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/04 16:42:04 (permalink)
    Wow Tony!! That was a treat to my ears.......excellent production and performance (and this isn't something I normally would listen to). Well done on everything.....well done!! 
     
    Of course every time I see the title of your song, I'm thinking Baklava......yummm!!! 

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/05 11:21:39 (permalink)
    I appreciate that my friends! Thank you!

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/05 13:32:47 (permalink)
    Sounds really good. Reminds me of an N.E.R.D. song.

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/05 18:19:55 (permalink)
    You know why I love this forum better than any other forum?  Because of things like this. We are such a diverse crowd musically, but we can all get along and appreciate each other's music. This is not my chosen genre of music, but I can appreciate your talent so much!  This does not sound like it was recorded in someone's home studio.  It sounds professional.  I love the low end bass synth instrument and would love to know what patch you used for that. Great job, sir!

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/07 21:46:04 (permalink)
    Wow...  I know you haven't posted in a while but now I remember - simply love that falsetto!  Up there with the best.
     
    And the composition, arrangement and mix just sound perfect for it.  Just soooo 70's soul, but at the same time the details are much more than that.   Ya never fail to impress, Tony.
     

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/12 19:39:15 (permalink)
    Thank you all😊

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/12 21:46:26 (permalink)
    Very professional production, sounds good.
     

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/15 05:24:24 (permalink)
    this is great.
     
    I listened on headphones, and can verify really excellent panning. Not too much gratuitous goofy movement, but just right. Stuff comes in and goes out quick, and it all sounds really open and clear. The tympani is a clever add.
     
    I wonder how the main vocal would sound with a little more low midrange added back in. It's a killer performance but my very first thought was it might be a little thin. Did you eq that bad boy hpf above 1000hz? Or is that just my headphones?
     
    Anyway, you are very gifted. Teriffic song.
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/15 09:15:09 (permalink)
    Very professional indeed. Radio ready.
    Good work!

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/16 18:57:04 (permalink)
    As usual, top shelf production and quality. The intense work you put into this is evident. 
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/24 22:13:02 (permalink)
    Mr. Twisted, I am so glad that you post in this forum.  You bring a whole new vibe to the Colosseum.
     
    This is love music.
     
    Great mix too, on my headphones anyway.
     
    damn fine my friend.
     
    You radio ready you
     
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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/25 14:27:38 (permalink)
    Hey Tony - haven't heard any of your music in a while.  this doesn't disappoint!  I've always admired your voice!  
     
    great mix - great performances!  great work!

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/25 15:44:30 (permalink)
    This is A.M.A.Z.I.N.G!  Like posted above, it sounds radio ready.  I am hoping you plan on releasing to Spotify, where I listen to most music these days.  I only find '4 Real' and 'Know' there right now, hopefully you are going to put more up soon.  
     
    Seriously, you deserve a much bigger audience for this. 

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    Re: Balaclava - R&B/Soul 2017/03/29 01:05:24 (permalink)
    Tony, you are one of the most talented ones on this forum - you are a master.

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