Bossa Nova-flavoured acoustic instrumental!

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  1. vladorg

    vladorg Supporting Member

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    Hi all,
    here is a rough mix of an acoustic bossa nova-ish instrumental "Acoustic dream"by a good friend of mine who invited me for a couple of solo spots on it.He's a great player and all the acoustic nylon guitars on the track are played by him,except for the two steel-string acoustic solos that I take @ the 1:45 and 4:00 minute marks. Although it's a rough mix and not teh final version he's peparing I thought it was a great instrumental piece and his playing smoked.Any opinions and comments are appreciated and I'll be glad to relay them to him.Thanks and hope you enjoy it:


    ACOUSTIC DREAM


    Vlad
     
  2. ivers

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    Very nice, great guitar playing, I really like that kind of vibe.
     
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    Thanks Ivers,
    Your attention is much appreciated,bro!

    Vlad
     
  4. Red Ant

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    Very VERY sweet! :) I could have done without that keyboard pad though ;)
     
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    vladorg Supporting Member

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    Anton,
    Thanks for listening,man!Your opinion of a pro recording guy has a lot of weight,I'll definitely mention the pad to him.

    Vlad
     
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    Both you guys sound great Vlad! Thanks for posting it.

    Scott
     
  7. zenpicker

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    Awesome. I love it. One thing I thought was especially bitchin' was the final note of your first solo, Vlad - that hard unison punch really works! Way hip.

    I agree about the keyboard - gives it too much of a pop feel to my ear. Instead, if you want a smooth underlay like that, what about guitar with some subtle volume pedal swells? Might work, at the risk of making the piece too guitar-heavy.

    But that's a nit. Generally it's a great job. Congrats.
     
  8. vladorg

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    Scott,
    thanks for listening,dude!Long time no see:( I have some good Bulgarian Jazz for you!Anyways,my playing is still not anywhere close to your level man:eek: !Talk to you soon!

    Zenpicker,
    thanks so much for taking the time and listening!Yeah I also thought it'be a good idea to land on G-the first note of the head-at the end of my first solo:p I can see the point about the keyboard pad,but perhaps he's trying to achieve a "poppier" effect:rolleyes: which is all good if he likes it and wants it.Thanks again,

    Vlad
     
  9. Rid

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    Yeah this is cool and very nicely performed, I wholeheartly enjoyed this.
    Love acoustic stuff.
     
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    Fresh sound...a cool acoustic wind ! great job from you both ... thank you. (btw ...I love bossa nova..I wrote a song for my kid Gabriel at his born time ... if want listen get it at Smooth Baby.mp3


    Carlos Eduardo Arellano

    http://www.carlosarellano.com/music
     
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    vladorg Supporting Member

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    Rid and Carlos,
    thanks for listening,guys!Carlos,I got introduced to your music a while ago by ScottL-your music and playing is amazing!I also listened to your track-a great tune and your playing smokes,man!More power to you and thanks for listening again!

    Vlad
     
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    Pro recording's got nothing to do with it Vladik, strictly a matter of personal taste :)
     
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    You're right,Ant,it really is about personal taste!The more people point out the "poppy" sounding pad,the more I think and electric piano patch would kill on this track.

    Vlad
     
  14. Tomo

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    Great sound and great playing.
    It's tough to get good acoustic tone.

    Thank you for posting.

    I have been practicing my acoustic and jazz box.



    Tomo
     
  15. Red Ant

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    Send me the track and i'll make it happen ;)
     
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    Thanks,Tomo,I appreciate you listening,you're a monster player in my book!

    Ant,thanks so much,I know you got bad keyboard skills.You got mail!

    Vlad
     
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    Thank you for sharing your recording.
    Great sound and great playing.

    How did you record? What kind of mics?

    I am not a monster player. I just practiced my rhythm
    for hour and a half after kids and my wife slept.

    Thank you.


    Tomo
     
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    hey vlad!!!
    beautiful guitar!!! excellnt note choice!!!!
    myles
     
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    Tomo,recording on my side was pretty uncomplicated-just a cheap-o Takamine acoustic/electric piezo out in the sound card with some compression and delay added later.Now,my buddy definitely got a great sound out of the nylon string acoustic he used-I'm sure it's not a fancy guitar but he might've used a mic or two to get that fat sound.I hope we get to hang out soon and this time if we go to NOBU I'll make sure I know how to use those damn chopsticks:mad: :D

    Myles,thanks for listening and for the encouragement!It's much appreciated!


    Vlad
     
  20. Red Ant

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    Mmmmmmm, Nobu! A good friend of mine started Nobu here in Malibu, Ca - I used to go to that place and just GORGE for free on the best Sushi and Sashimi in the world :)
     

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