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Glimpses Remix


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lholden

 Genre: Acoustic

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This is a remix of a song that I posted again recently (and for the first time in 2006... yikes). As a result of many helpful suggestions about mixing and mastering from fellow MJs, I think that the mix is better now:) If you enjoy mixing and mastering, I'd love to hear your comments about how this version compares to earlier ones. Thanks again to all of the people who have given me great advice here at MacJams!

Greg Cassidy on guitar and bass
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Lyrics
Sometimes, there are glimpses of
Mere glimpses
Sometimes, there are glimpses of
Mere glimpses

It could be
The curl in your hair

It could be
The shape of your hands
With the ring
On your finger

Or it could be
The smell of your clothes
Bounce and swim
Through the tides

Or it could be
The rappity-tap of telephone cords
A swamp
With many pillows

Oh, we were just
Innocent faces
With innocent minds

Oh, we were just
Under false tenses
With false reprieve

Oh, we were just
Wrapped up in laces
With smiles and sharp cries

Oh, we were just
Small and dependant
With wide, open eyes

Sometimes, there are glimpses of
Mere glimpses
Sometimes, there are glimpses of
Mere glimpses
Song Stats
Hits: 2062
Comments: 27
Fans: 12
Plays: 70
Downloads: 0

Uploaded: Feb 03, 2011 - 05:16:52 AM
Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011 - 02:52:01 PM Last Played: Jan 17, 2017 - 08:24:17 PM
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Hardware:
iMac, M-Audio Fast Track, DI Box, Guitar, Electric Keyboard, Alto Sax, Bass Guitar, Condenser Mic
Software:
GarageBand
Comments
drakonis said 2272 days ago (February 3rd, 2011)
better
I like this remix better, you have gotten the volume level up, and the bass track seems lightly boosted and adds warmth. Love to hear your sax and singing. You may want to try keeping your main voice in the center, and pan the harmony singing slightly off to the right/left to help them stand out more, or use a light bit of "Chorus-stereo-spread" effect on the harmony singing track. Again, a great song, well-performed!
ttfn,
Drakonis
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lholden said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Drakonis
Thank you very much again for taking the time to write such helpful suggestions. I actually tried panning the harmonies, but didn't manage to get it right. Maybe this 'chorus-stereo-spread' would be good. Can I find this in GarageBand? Thanks again for taking the time to write. I am so happy that you enjoyed the song.
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drakonis said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
PM
sent you a detailed PM note to explain where that is in GarageBand.
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guygrooves said 2272 days ago (February 3rd, 2011)
Glimpse...
of a gorgeous vocal. You have decent pipes girl... and a definite knack for harmonies.
Peace
Guy
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lholden said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Guy
Thank you, Guy. You are really kind to listen and comment with such nice things to say. The harmonies on this song were tricky actually because I heard them as they are and it was difficult to put them in the right balance so that they didn't sound too angry:) I'm really happy that you enjoyed the song and vocal. All the best.
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jimmyrus said 2271 days ago (February 3rd, 2011)
Awesome harmonies
Wonderful somber mood created by the lush harmonies, no need to remix this one you nailed it!
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lholden said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Jimmyrus
Thank you very much for your nice comment. I am really happy that you liked this remix. I have learned so, so much from other MJs about mixing and mastering. I am especially pleased to hear that you enjoyed the harmonies! All the best.
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Loob said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Very smooth!
Love the harmonies and the sax!

-Freddy!
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lholden said 2270 days ago (February 5th, 2011)
Freddy
Thank you very much for your nice comments. I am so happy that you enjoyed the harmonies and sax:) All the best.
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sammydix said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Surprised!
Surprised!
Cool, mellow tune lholden. Liked the lyrics as well. The mix is mostly clear, and the bass is full (but could prob come down maybe a half db or so). There's just a *tiny* bit o mud in the middle. And that same tiny bit up on the drums. Only nits I could hear.
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lholden said 2270 days ago (February 5th, 2011)
Sammydix
Thank you very much for your thoughtful comments. It's very helpful to have experienced ears listening and making suggestions about how to improve the mix. I am just learning about this:) I was very pleased that you liked the lyrics and mellow tune. I will experiment with the level of the bass and try to make it clearer! Thanks again. All the best.
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Calchas said 2271 days ago (February 4th, 2011)
Missed the first mix, but this
sounds superb to me Laura. Drop-dead gorgeous vocal harmonies made me weak at the knees!

Beautiful moody melody. Nice sax sound...

Yes. This is some damn NICE work!

Be well friend!
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lholden said 2270 days ago (February 5th, 2011)
Calchas
Hey, thank you very much for your really nice comments. I am thrilled that you like the song and it's especially great to hear that the harmonies worked for you, as they were tricky in the middle (sounded too harsh at the beginning... but I persisted with them since that's how I heard them). Thanks again for taking the time to listen and comment. All the best.
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jiguma said 2270 days ago (February 5th, 2011)
Sounds good Laurie
I like the way you have produced this - the sax sounds terrific. Nice song too. I agree with Eduard about the harmonies maybe having a bit more pan (R or L). The drums/percs have a nice bit of sparkle to them, and sound wise you seem to have made big steps in the past few weeks.
Keep em coming,
Neil
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lholden said 2269 days ago (February 6th, 2011)
Neil
Thank you for all of your help again, Neil. I tried to put the 'sparkle' on the backing instruments as you suggested (using an EQ) and it seems that you can hear it on the drums/percs:) I am much more satisfied with this mix - not perfect, still learning, but it's much better than before. Thanks again! All the best.
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MarkHolbrook said 2269 days ago (February 6th, 2011)
Like it as much
as the first one! A simply beautiful song!
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lholden said 2269 days ago (February 6th, 2011)
Mark
Thank you very much for your kind comments. I am really happy that you enjoy this song:) All the best.
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tonestones said 2267 days ago (February 8th, 2011)
Glimpses
Nice song. I like the sound of you voice. Nice harmonies. I like it.
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lholden said 2266 days ago (February 9th, 2011)
Tonestones
Thanks for your nice comments. I am really happy that you like it:)
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magnatone said 2267 days ago (February 8th, 2011)
Glimpses
terrific vocals laura - it often pays to take another pass at a song. your skills will just get better and better - this is terrific!
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lholden said 2266 days ago (February 9th, 2011)
Magnatone
Thank you for you kind comments. I always feel that a song has to be sort of 'finished' before I can have free space in my brain to start recording another one. I am really happy that you liked the vocals and appreciate your comments. All the best.
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WharmtonRise said 2265 days ago (February 9th, 2011)
Hi Laura
First off, really love how laid back this is. Lyrics and musicality are great. As for the harmonies.. I'd try again with panning and you might try dropping them further into the reverb. This could actually alleviate the need to pan them as they will naturally spill to the sides in the extra reverb space. I think everything else is fine except the main vocal isn't loud enough to my ears and as really lovely as the sax is, it really shouldn't be as loud (if not louder in parts) than the lyric when they are together but that may be a matter of taste.

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lholden said 2265 days ago (February 10th, 2011)
WharmtonRis
Thank you very much for your helpful comments. As I still learning about mixing and mastering, it's very useful to hear such thoughtful comments:) I will look carefully at the levels of the main vocals and sax, as well as the reverb and panning of the harmonies. Thanks again and all the best!
Check out my latest song called If Only We Could
ted23 said 2265 days ago (February 10th, 2011)
Glimpses
Excellent smooth sax and vocal.
The change in pace was a really neat touch and made the song for me.
Very smart
lholden said 2265 days ago (February 10th, 2011)
Ted23
Thank you very much for the nice comments. I am glad that you enjoyed Glimpses and that the change of pace we well received:) All the best.
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Narad said 2260 days ago (February 15th, 2011)
Glimpses Remix
I'm a huge fan ! Bravo for this beautiful voice festival ! :)
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lholden said 2260 days ago (February 15th, 2011)
Narad
Thank you for such a nice comment! I really appreciate that you enjoyed this song. All the best.
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Name: Laura S Holden
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