1. R

    Photographs and Memories, Jim Croce 1974

    Photographs & Memories: His Greatest Hits is a 1974 greatest hits album (and second posthumous release) by Jim Croce, originally released on ABC Records. The album was released a year after Croce's 1973 death in an airplane crash. One of my first guitar riff that I learned. I was First Year...
  2. R

    Magnolia, by J.J. Cale 1971

    John Weldon "J. J." Cale (December 5, 1938 – July 26, 2013) was an American guitarist, singer, songwriter and sound engineer. Though he avoided the limelight, his influence as a musical artist has been acknowledged by figures such as Mark Knopfler, Neil Young, Waylon Jennings, and Eric Clapton...
  3. R

    Simple Man, Graham Nash 1970

    Graham Nash wrote this heartbreaker on June 7, 1970, just hours before his show with Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young at the Fillmore East in New York City, where he performed it for the first time. The day before, he broke up with Joni Mitchell, whose life together he sang about in the 1970 CSN&Y...
  4. R

    Fair In The Field

    Original composition, Words and Music by Rene A. Inspired by lovely Fairfield, CA, where Clarissa stayed for her Physical Therapy Internship during summer of 2022. We stayed in her beautiful Air BNB residence, and enjoyed the food and weather of California. Dedicated to all loving peoples of...
  5. R

    Photograph, Ed Sheeran

    "Photograph" is a song by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, written with with Snow Patrol member Johnny McDaid, who had a piano loop from which the composition developed. With visually descriptive lyrics, it discusses a long-distance relationship inspired by Sheeran's own experience of...
  6. R

    You May Be Right, Billy Joel 1980

    "You May Be Right" is a single written and performed by rock singer Billy Joel from his 1980 album Glass Houses. The song reached #7 on the US charts and #6 in Canada. It failed to chart, however, in the UK. This is unlike his preceding and succeeding singles "All for Leyna" (UK #40) and "It's...
  7. K

    How to get a clean/clear vocal recording?

    Hey guys I’m just gonna lay out my whole situation here... So I just picked up the AKG C414 XLII for recording some vocals at home. I run directly into a Scarlett 18i20 interface. Pretty unexperienced with most technical stuff. I pretty much exclusively go direct line in for keyboards...
  8. MrClint

    Cool pedal for vocals

    Yeah, they make pedals for vocals too! Some of these vocal pedals are pretty pricey though. I picked up a TC Helicon Mic Mechanic 2 pedal with the hope that it could help with my weak vocals. I used it on an online open mic and liked what it brought to the table. Here's a quick gear demo I did...
  9. gofmusic

    Ken Tamplin Vocal Academy, anyone?

    Been considering to give KTVA a shot. Anyone here has tried the course? Any recommendations?
  10. apm1991

    UPDATED - Recording with a SM58 - UPDATED

    I've read numerous threads saying a Shure SM58 (and similar dynamic mics) does the job a condenser mic can do for recording... For my circumstances: Recording in a closet in my apartment nothing extra put up, $60 interface but yes it has 48V phantom power, I'm not a great singer but I still...
  11. gofmusic

    Clapton singing style

    Recently Ive been listening a lot to Eric Claptons singing voice. I noticed that when he wants the voice to sound strong he usually rasps or growls or I dont know what the word is. For example when he sings "No matter how I try..." here: Do any of you master that vocal technique and can help...
  12. Brad Sayre solo show - Zeppelin

    Brad Sayre solo show - Zeppelin

    Brad Sayre performing a solo set "Zeppelin" During Bike Week.