Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (four track EP released)

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Frantz
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Post Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:32 pm

In The Mix wrote:
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:34 am
Good work Frantz. I would've liked for the drums to stop for contrast for little bit. It sounds great nonetheless.
Stopping the drums could have been a nice change. Thanks for listening to this I.T.M. :)

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Frantz
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (video added on Dec 18)

Post Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:09 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Sun Jan 20, 2019 10:17 am
Very well done. Sorry, you sound like Bowie. I wish I did. :P
You are right, there are worse problems to have. Thanks for your comment. :)

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seismic1
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (video added on Dec 18)

Post Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:55 pm

I thought I had listened to this and commented a couple of months ago. I was not completely mistaken :wink:

I think the overall sound certainly has more than a hint of The Human League about it, especially with the boy/girl vocal pairing and the song certainly has bags of '80s nostalgia value for me. My favourite part is the chorus when the extra synths underpin the vocals, giving the song extra adrenalin and impetus, and in the right place.

I couldn't hear any issues with the mix during the chorus, but I'm listening to the updated version now. I didn't notice anything amiss in December either.

Good work :)

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Frantz
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (video added on Dec 18)

Post Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:14 pm

] Peter:H [ wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:53 pm
Nice...
Only thing I would recommend: The parts where the voices are doubled they somehow create some resonances. Probably they only some EQ...or panning like one voice left, other right.
I always appreciate your feedback Peter. At this point, the Cold Comfort EP has been released and so the mix is done for better or worse.

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Frantz
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (video added on Dec 18)

Post Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:10 pm

folderol wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:20 am
This works just fine for me (including the Vid). Very 80s but I don't see it as particularly Bowie-like.
Thanks for your comments on the music and video. Yes, I am frozen in 80s amber. I guess Bowie is in the eye of the beholder? :)

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layzer
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Post Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:43 pm

Frantz wrote:
Thu Feb 21, 2019 9:10 pm
folderol wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:20 am
This works just fine for me (including the Vid). Very 80s but I don't see it as particularly Bowie-like.
Thanks for your comments on the music and video. Yes, I am frozen in 80s amber. I guess Bowie is in the eye of the beholder? :)
Or the beholder is in the one eye of Bowie? :P
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Frantz
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Post Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:46 pm

seismic1 wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:55 pm
I think the overall sound certainly has more than a hint of The Human League about it, especially with the boy/girl vocal pairing and the song certainly has bags of '80s nostalgia value for me. My favourite part is the chorus when the extra synths underpin the vocals, giving the song extra adrenalin and impetus, and in the right place.

I couldn't hear any issues with the mix during the chorus, but I'm listening to the updated version now. I didn't notice anything amiss in December either.
I understand the Human League comparisons although the resemblance is accidental. My thinking is the female vox provide a nice change of pace from my growling.

The chorus needed some extra bells and whistles given how minimal the rest of the song is. Glad you liked it and the mix. :)

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Jace-BeOS
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (four track EP released)

Post Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:51 pm

I didn’t get a Bowie vibe. You remind me of other singers, as I’ve mentioned before.

I really enjoyed the inclusion of the woman who sang with you here. She’s got a great singing voice, and I’m generally not impressed with most singers on first listen. I was glad to hear you singing a bit higher during the non-verse parts. You seem to have a wider range than what you usually exercise (from the songs I’ve heard; maybe I’m missing some other examples of this).
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PatchAdamz
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Post Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:39 pm

So much fun.
Its got a real sly groove.
Nice production and vocals.
Very cool tune.

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Frantz
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4994 posts since 18 Jul, 2008 from New York

Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (four track EP released)

Post Sat Mar 02, 2019 11:32 pm

Jace-BeOS wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:51 pm
I really enjoyed the inclusion of the woman who sang with you here. She’s got a great singing voice, and I’m generally not impressed with most singers on first listen.
Agreed! Aika Zabala is a session singer I found on Fiverr. She has appeared on my last 3 songs.

Jace-BeOS wrote:
Tue Feb 26, 2019 10:51 pm
I was glad to hear you singing a bit higher during the non-verse parts. You seem to have a wider range than what you usually exercise (from the songs I’ve heard; maybe I’m missing some other examples of this).
On the last few songs, I sang some high parts in the guide vocals I sent to Aika. They generally sound much better when she sings them and my guide vocals are muted. :clown:

Thanks for your feedback. :)

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vurt
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41649 posts since 26 Jan, 2003 from through the looking glass

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Post Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:42 am

nice work, theres a familiarity throughout, definitely 80s but somehow more modern?
i think its the female vocal style, has a more up to date sound than an 80s to my ears.
still fits though.

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Frantz
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Re: Fragile Gods - "Cold Comfort" (four track EP released)

Post Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:35 pm

PatchAdamz wrote:
Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:39 pm
So much fun.
Its got a real sly groove.
Nice production and vocals.
Very cool tune.
Hey, thanks Patch!

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