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28th Feb 2015 20:33 - 9 years ago
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Description : This is a funky little retro sounding track featuring a talk-box and some cool slap bass, brass and other groovy sounding instruments. I hope you enjoy and feel free to download if you do.

Comments (7)

If you have time take a listen and give ScottB55 some feedback.

GoldenOokami
GoldenOokami 24th Mar 2015 18:16 - 9 years ago
Now THAT is one hell of an intro. I loved it! So capturing. You had so much control of the track, and with funk that is absolutely important. I love the brass that was used. Is the brass VST, or actual playing? Because they sound very realisitc. If they are VST's, what are they called, my friend? This is one very funky piece of work, no doubt. You couldn't possibly receive my fav faster. So much creativity is involved, which inspires me for my current Funk/Jazz track I'm working on. I encourage you, and who all was involved to do more of this. Incredible live solos with the keys and the guitars. Much respect! Peace!

~GO
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 25th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Thanks allot, GO. So glad you like it and took time to comment and fav it.

I agree...Funk is quite tight. The brass is my Kontakt VST and is one of my favorites. Brass can be tough to get right without sounding too midi.

I do have plans to do much more of this style. My page has a few more similar to this if you want to check it out.

Cheers,
Scott
jklice
jklice 5th Mar 2015 20:06 - 9 years ago
Love when the trumpet comes in or whatever preset that was. Its a bit catchy, and it reminds me of other funk songs.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 8th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Hey Jklice,

Glad you like it and took time to comment.

Yeah, that's the brass instrument in the Kontakt VST.

Cheers,
Scott
RenzWilde
RenzWilde 5th Mar 2015 02:32 - 9 years ago
Haha, what a fun track! It has it all, a little Seinfeld ,a lot of jazz and even a little Daft Punk sounding vocal work.

What a treat. Excellent work!
RW
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Hey RW,

Glad you like my track and took time to comment. Actually, I hadn't noticed the bass sounding like the Seinfeld theme, but you are right! Thanks for bringing it to my attention. I'm not too familiar with Daft Punk, though.

Cheers,
Scott
Skinnyboyslim
Skinnyboyslim 5th Mar 2015 01:26 - 9 years ago
This track came straight out of Funk Town, USA. Nice job. Cool vocal and funky bip bop hop beat.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Thanks allot for checking it out and leaving your comment. Glad you like it.

Cheers,
Scott
soundhound
soundhound 4th Mar 2015 22:53 - 9 years ago
Some real nice things going on here, cool guitar work tasty
full of flavour...
Solid mix clean spaced groove, harmonics on the mark in the
blend...

Very well done...Scott

Peace...TG.
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 5th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Hey TG,

Really appreciate you checking in and leaving your kind words. So glad you like my track.

Cheers,
Scott
DanGoldstein
DanGoldstein 1st Mar 2015 18:37 - 9 years ago
so refreshing to hear this feel! never heard that talk-box effect at the beginning. that is a new sound for me. very slick arrangement and mix. neat solos by different instruments and of course the skatting is classic. When the piano takes a turn at 2:08 it is a perfect moment. fun track!
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 4th Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Thanks allot, MS. I appreciate your comment.

The talk-box has been around awhile. Most people knew of the talk-box from Peter Frampton's album. I don't know if it's used much in today's music, since, other than jazz, I don't listen to too much new stuff.

Cheers,
Scott
Danke
Danke 1st Mar 2015 10:01 - 9 years ago
Scott!

This is simply brilliant!
Talkbox is a new colour on your desk...sometimes I had a big-band feeling...I showed to our drummer Lugo, who wanted to play in a big-band in his entire life but he failed this project :-)
He danced a bit with a sad smile on his face...:-)

Respect, Danke
ScottB55
ScottB55 replied 1st Mar 2015 - 9 years ago
Hi Danke,

And thank you for your kind words. Yes, I don't use the talk-box much, if at all. It was fun to give it a try, though.

I do love the big band sound. I played many years with different big bands in my career and loved every minute of it, so whenever I can fit a brass track in my songs, I do it.

Cheers,
Scott

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