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Post by JGriffin » Thu Nov 06, 2008 2:11 pm

Brad McGowan wrote:If you download the second track using the "choir" link you will get a solo'd track of just the vocals I need sung. If you import both the "mix" and "choir" files into your DAW then you can hear the vocal part in the context of the mix.

You just sing the "ahh" part. Let me know if you are still confused and I'll try to help you through it.

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Brad

It's not solo'd though, it's buried down in the mix with the band. Both the linked tracks sound identical.
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Post by Jay Reynolds » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:11 pm

I've got both versions. Pm me and I'll email you the choir.
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Post by JGriffin » Thu Nov 06, 2008 3:46 pm

superaction80 wrote:I've got both versions. Pm me and I'll email you the choir.
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Post by JGriffin » Thu Nov 06, 2008 5:37 pm

sending you tracks now.
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Post by Brad McGowan » Thu Nov 06, 2008 7:10 pm

My web guy might have made a mistake with the file names. Let me look into it. It was working but I had him update a file.

I just checked. You're right--both files are the same. Which is not what it should be. I'll get it straightened out.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:22 pm

Here's the choir file for those that need it:

https://www.yousendit.com/download/Y2o5 ... NUx2Wmc9PQ

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Post by Brad McGowan » Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:26 pm

Here's some motivation. I made a short MP3 of where our choir stands at the moment. It's getting there...

http://www.gearslutz.com/board/attachme ... update.mp3

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Post by scott macdonald » Fri Nov 07, 2008 10:24 am

This is a really great idea that makes me wish I could sing.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Nov 07, 2008 11:41 am

Well you are still more than welcome to participate by just finding a capable singer to record.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Nov 21, 2008 8:46 am

An update...

To date I've downloaded everything that everyone has sent me. We loaded it all up last night and I must say I'm impressed. Not only can everyone sing beautifully but as a complete choir it actually sounds pretty damn good. My bandmates thought I was a little crazy when I first suggested the idea. The guitarist/singer said "I don't think we need any more tracks in that song." I told him I was going to do it anyway and his response was "whatever." Now everyone is really excited and totally loves it. I wanted to recognize one submission that really stood out from the pack. That was the the track sent to me by Norman Nomad from Gearslutz. He really took some liberties and created some amazing harmonies. As we listened to the track we all just looked at each other in amazement. Rachel exclaimed: "THAT is now an important part of this song".

Thanks again to everyone who has contributed. You've exceeded our expectations and really helped create something that we've been dreaming about for a very long time.

I'm intending to mix very shortly, but I will continue to accept last minute submissions.

thanks,
Brad

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Post by wedge » Fri Nov 21, 2008 10:55 am

I scored some stuff... I'll try to get it to you tonight...

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Post by Brad McGowan » Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:48 pm

Excellent!

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Post by Brad McGowan » Mon May 04, 2009 7:49 pm

I just wanted to give everyone an update that helped out my band by contributing vocal tracks for this song. The album is done and has been mastered. We're finishing up artwork, but in the meantime we've decided to make the complete album available online.

Here's the song some of you helped give life to:

http://soundclick.com/share?songid=7561224

It's also available here:

www.myspace.com/plotagainstrachel

On behalf of my entire band, thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being a part of this wonderful journey we've been on the past year. This song wouldn't be what it is without the voices of everyone that took the time to send us some tracks. Thank you so much. I hope we've done your beautiful contributions justice.

Brad (and the rest of Plot Against Rachel)

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Post by scott macdonald » Mon May 04, 2009 8:38 pm

Epic.

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Post by Brad McGowan » Mon May 04, 2009 9:26 pm

I'll take that as a compliment. :) Thanks!

I just found out from my bandmate that the MP3 track ends a little abruptly at 7:17. He's going to re-upload. It's only missing the last 8 or 10 seconds.

Brad

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