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Reviews for "Eavesdropping (Ballad for the men with headphones)"

Eavesdropping (Ballad for the...
by Siobhan Dakay
Recommends (12)
Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 4:56 PM

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Martijn de Boer (NiGiD)
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permalink   Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 5:19 PM
Very intense, nice
 
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permalink   Siobhan Dakay Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 5:30 PM
Thank you Martijn…not sure what exactly make it intense? (does it sound rubbish on monitors?)
 
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permalink   Martijn de Boer (NiGiD) Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 5:37 PM
No no, it sounds perfect. To my ears, your remix makes the vocals intense. It’s really nice
 
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permalink   Siobhan Dakay Fri, Apr 17, 2015 @ 5:52 PM
puh….ok…now I can sleep well. laugh…thanks a lot…and honestly - the vocal polishing work was taking most of the time.
Speck
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permalink   Sat, Apr 18, 2015 @ 3:58 AM
An unusual combination of a relationship song, a comic song and a protest song. Your backing track moves it along nicely, definitely held my interest. (And thanks for sharing the piano.)
 
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permalink   Siobhan Dakay Sat, Apr 18, 2015 @ 8:16 AM
I believe the ironic approach of protesting is the only possible way currently. At least this is how I interpret Roberts text.
And glad to hear to have caught your attention.
 
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permalink   Siobhan Dakay Sat, Apr 18, 2015 @ 2:26 PM
I have just added more samples (from the alternative version) - orchestral..
Robert Warrington
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permalink   Sat, Apr 18, 2015 @ 5:39 PM
Really intriguing. You’ve put the vocal in a musical context I just wouldn’t have anticipated. I don’t know whether you’ve done it deliberately, but you’ve also made the relationship at the heart of the song seem more real, rather than just a peg to hang a few jokes and a message on. And even if you did this in a spare couple of hours, it’s typically well produced.
 
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permalink   Siobhan Dakay Sat, Apr 18, 2015 @ 5:43 PM
Glad you like it.
Honestly….I made myself thoughts about the song and create it in my mind. this time the mix was finished prior starting it. the “handwork” just took me a few h.
The “alternative” mix took a while longer.