The End Times - a uropa song

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  1. Kinghtsurfer

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    This is in response to @Spyfxmk2 's call for music made using the uropa synth. So, I got down to making this.

    If any of you ladies would like to sing the backing vocals please msg me...

    Anyway, here it is... only the kick, the big snare and vocals are not from said synth... Many thanks to @Spyfxmk2 who set constraints on synth usage and helped this song to happen. :)

    All thoughts and critiques welcome!

    Thanks

     
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  3. Kinghtsurfer

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    Lyrics

    In the frozen winter
    Looking for salvation
    Through the ashen forest
    I was walking ... I was walking by

    There she stood the lady
    The lady of the end-time
    She called me over
    Se said wont you come in wont you come

    Inside
    Don't you know
    Don't you know
    You'll feel alive
    Once you've taken what I give
    Come inside
    Don't you know
    Don't you know
    Just a little taste of what I give you
    You will never feel the same again.

    Came back to my senses
    Had a look around me
    Everywhere I looked
    Everything had everything had died

    I had rained destruction
    I had killed for pleasure
    I was death incarnate
    But I just felt yeah I just felt

    Alive
    Don't you know
    Don't you know
    I felt so high
    Just a little taste of death
    I felt
    Alive
    Don't you know
    Don't you know
    Now all I need is to find the next one
    All I need is to find the next one
    to DIE
     
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  4. Spyfxmk2

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    OmG:guitarhero::headbang::metal: OmG :crazy:

    This is so sooooooooo Perfect @Kinghtsurfer :beg: :drunks::drummer::goodpost::thanks::wink::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow::bow:

    I really enjoyed it & shows that the right tool in the right hands creates Magic ( :guru: The white one) :bow:

    Thank you so much for sharing :mates:

    I love your voice & please don't change it,as a suggestion you could use a female vocalist to do the second voice/s & from 1:27 on you could use a punchy fitting snare to bring the energy of the track up :winker: :keys:

    Quality & class here :keys: :chilling:
     
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    Thanks @Spyfxmk2 for listening and the suggestions! :)

    This song owes its existence solely to you and I am deeply thankful to you for it... :)
     
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    Awesome track ! :like:

    Sounds like you already have a female backing in there already quite low in the mix ???
     
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    Thank you @Beth ... Glad you like it!

    There's no one else singing in there... Just me singing at a higher pitch...:)
     
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    Oh my, this is really cool! Didn't expect at all, your vocals work well actually. The lyrics are a little dark (in a good way) and have the word "die" in it a lot so I hear more dark synths added and more of a heavy industrial feel. Is this about a serial killer?
     
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    Yo @Seedz ... Pls try again later... Would love for you to listen!:)

    Thanks @KungPaoFist ... The song is about humans' propensity to destroy and the thrill they derive from being evil... :)
     
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    So you're the love child of Johnny Cash and Nick Cave? :winker::winker:

    Not really my cuppa, but seems well put together, sorry I can't really add much more moosh.
     
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    Good track I like it. Good structuring and a good tune to boot. I hear an 80's vibe there and I actually think your voice suits the style. I also think your voice has a Bowiesque flavor to it on this track. The only thing Im not keen on is the big snare but thats just my personal taste. :like:
     
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    Nice!.... how does it sound a little more prominent in the mix ? sounds good to me though. I echo what others are saying ...your voice fits the track well !
     
  14. stoiximan

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    What a great song and your vocals my friend are amazing you dont need another vocalist trust me.Your voice is like something different from what we hear in todays music where everybody sound the same.if i had a label i would make you a contract only for your vocals you think too little of your self.
     
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    Magnificent work! :wink: Very balanced, forward driving structure.. And the vocal! If I ever make a good track in a Sisters of mercy style (..seems everyone can find some piece of classy history in your voice ;)) I'll be begging you to put it on it..
    Now so many said it - you have to accept is as a fact..! :yes:
    :wink: :bow:
     
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    Nice sounds a little 80's / punk to me.
     
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    It sounds really great, congratulates courage :bow:

    Unfortunately I do not have this synthesizer, maybe I would take part in this contest :yes:
     
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    Yeah, voice is generally fine. Like others have said it's very Bowie does synthwave, no problems rly. I tried to do a "only Europa presets" thing, but all the leads bar about 2 are rly awful, so couldn't finish / uninspired!

    I guess you should turn it into a proper song, maybe use (ie) Largo for that lead sound, it rly is good for that. Only bits of singing that need redoing are the sorta "I can't decide whether to speak or sing" ones:
    "Just a little taste of what I give you
    You will never feel the same again"

    and (very on teh nose & beat)

    "find the next one
    to DIE"

    (also all the DIEDIEDIE XD) at the end is a bit much!
     
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    This was amazing. Simply amazing.

    I was about to think that this synth was so-so (compared to other wavetable synths), well I was damn wrong:
    As @Spyfxmk2 wrote, the right tool in the right hands can create pure magic: You are the living proof of that @Kinghtsurfer .
     
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    Thank you all so much my friends... Your encouragement means the world to me...:)

    @Beth ... I just put a high shelf on the eq for the bg voices and used compression to make them pop a little... :)

    @Seedz ... Thanks so much for listening... I dont know Nick Cave... But I am a fan of Johnny Cash... :)
    So thank you for that...

    @DieM ... Thanks for the comment...glad you enjoyed it... Seems like the song was written for you... Find the next one to DieM... Haha...:)

    @stoiximan ... Thank you my friend for your support... I am grateful for it... And I will be even more grateful when you start your own label... :)

    @Matt777 ... Thank you for listening and liking... i will be glad to sing for you anytime... So just go ahead and make that track! :)

    @midi-man ... Thank you... Yes it does sound 80ish... :)

    @Recoil ... Thank you friend... Ive just come over after listening to your latest beauty...:)

    @famouslut ... Thanks very much for the educated opinion... I agree some parts of the singing can be done again... :)

    @mrpsanter ... Thanks so very much for the appreciation... Personally I dont much like the synth either... Had to use a lot of saturation to make the sounds pop... And of course sidechain a lot of the layers to get that pulsing sound...:)

    And yes..after all your encouragement, I guess I'll go with my own vocals... I edited the title and the original post... :)
     
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    I totally dug it. Please don't discount the quality of your voice. You have your own thing going on and it's a great story telling voice, full of character and an accent that rings of having been there and done that, wherever that has been. I liked the transitions and arrangement as a whole. I'm glad that the synth helped motivate you and sparked your creativity as is the whole scenario created by Spyfxmk2. Really good stuff.
     
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