Recent content by Diverdown

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    New song Please review

    Hello All Please review My latest attempt for song structure melody and lyric The recording is still very rudimentry and needs a great deal of work Ive ripped this thing to shreds so many times an rewrote rewrote rewrote . Its called Life after 40
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    The formula for a "hit song"

    I found an article written by John Mayer in Esquire Magazine with a comentary on writing a hit Enjoy! THen explain what he means " minor, 6,4,1,5":):confused::D Ever wonder why a lot of the big hit songs on the radio sound the same? That's because there are only so many combinations of chords...
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    Recording moniter question

    I have some Pevey PR 15 and Pr 12 Speakers with my PA Are FOH speakers considered suitable for recording? My other option is some SPL 3000 home stereo speakers I have. Im sure this has been posted a bazillion times throughout this forum but was hoping for a specific answer re my speakers and...
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    Duet Vocal recording

    I was listening on my ipod to some different duets today and heard an interesting spatial arrangement . It was Brad Paisely and Dolly Parton singing "when I get where Im going" and it struck me as different because on my headphones the vocals were seperated slightly with panning , Not hard...
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    Life after 40

    A country styled ballad with slow picked guitar chord progression D/A/Bm/F#M/G/A/D I Need a Bridge chorus Lyric and perhaps you good folk can give a suggestion or two Chord Progression F/G/D/A F/G/D/ F/G/Asus2/ A Ive been singing it in a Brooks and Dunn "style" Life after 40 Copyright...
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    Midi question

    Hi all Ive got a couple questions that I hope have generic answers First Im using Makie Traction 2 , usb interface and a Yamaha E403 Keyboard Im a complete noob to midi but was able to get the keyboard sequencing notes on a midi track in traction from the yamaha sound menu Traction comes loaded...
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    Behringer xm8500 vs sm58 vs sennheiser e935

    Now dont you purist get all bent outa shape Im just stating observations and asking questions. Im in a small 3 piece band and we all have our own dynamic mics for shows and I did a comparison between the three above mentioned mics . with identical gain settings etc I found that my Xm 8500 was...
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    Helping out a friend re a strat valuation

    A friend of mine has asked me if i knew what value his 80,s Jap strat would have I was hoping some of you fine folk would know Ser # E836449 Made in Japan standard 3 single configuration I realize value is dependant on condition so assume its avg thanks DD:)
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    What makes a good bridge?

    Is there a thoery behind what makes a bridge fit ? for instance if there is a three chord progression is there a logical bridge that fits? Is there a generic description of what the vocal melody is doing in comparison to the body and chorus of a song that could be used? Please feel free to use...
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    why are musicians so freakin pigheaded

    Im amazed at how thick some people can be , I play in a three piece irish type band and do 90 % of the singing , I have a band mate that seems to need to reintroduce the song after ive done my spiel and its driving me bonkers . You try to say something witty and build a rapore with your audience...
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    advice on market value of jc120 pls

    hi im hoping someone could give me some input on what a jc120 is going for nowadays, im considering trading it for a tube and want to be sure im valing it correctly tks
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    trading my jc120

    hello all im trading my old faithfull jc120 and am curious what market value is for a used one nowadays ? appreciate your input
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    Divers Lament

    Im very new to all this recording and songwriting but enjoy it I used to be a commercial diver and felt a need to express my opinion of our subsea environmental situations I observed up here in Nova Scotia I can only imagine what bigger cities have going on..... Anyway it is the first song I...
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    looking for owners manual and schematics for rode nt2

    If anyone has a copy of the manual or a schematic Id e gratefull for a copy DD:D
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    Help with a Rode NT2 problem

    Hello all I just received my ebay purchased RodeNT2 today and have a few questions I was unpleasantly suprised to hear a ratteling sound coming out of it when handeled and decided to disassemble and investigate the noise before powering it up and potentialy causing damage I found the center...