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Just leaving the office...will answer when I'm home  ;)

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thanks @Jim......i guess you want those Karma points  ;D ;D ;D


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Hello @Dutchbeat @Jim @Mar T.  :)

dont worry, I just told @Dutchbeat that i will try without the original chords. So this saves you some work and nerves and I am sure, I can manage without the original project!

But thanks so much for all your help. That s why I like the kitchen so much!!

Katze  :)

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 ;D ;D ;D @Katze Königsberg  ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb:: that is so cool

THANKS  ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb::

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Sorry about that...if I remember correctly, there's a folder called "REAPER Media" and in there is a folder for each of your projects...if you copy that folder and its RPP file and move them somewhere else, then you can import (I think, have just changed laptop) the folder into your Reaper...it will complain about missing files if you do that from another computer (or you have lost VSTs), but the midi and audio should be intact and the midi can be fixed by choosing other VSTs you do have.  :)

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Yesterday I PM-ed @Nic a sketch of the guitar work that can be added to her beautiful version of 'everyone' by @Olbigead . We're still pm-ing to and fro (and I'm about to leave for a short break to Ibiza on monday), but the result will be posted soon, right @Nic ?
Today I started covering one of @Alex 's beautiful songs, I tried different approaches and I'm playing with ideas. Recorded a lot of sketches and I'll take them with me to arrange/combine the idea's at the swimming pool next week in the sun, enjoying some great cocktails or beers. Ok probably beers.  ;) I'll execute the ideas when I come home. 

How's everyone progressing? I've heard a few beauties already so far.. Let us know where you are in the process! I think it will be interesting for everybody to follow.
Cheers fellows!
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Kitcheners!  ??? ???
Tell us how you're progressing! Bump, bump!  ;) ;) ::) ::)

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Hi @Mar T.  - since you asked: here with thumbs up from @CrystalSuzy
my cover of her splendid song "Come with me"
https://soundcloud.com/oorlab/come-with-me-crystalsuzy-cover

I will also post this in the section Songs for review.
Cheers
Dick
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Kitcheners!  ??? ???
Tell us how you're progressing! Bump, bump!  ;) ;) ::) ::)

To be honest I'm struggling a bit. Been working on my cover of @Olbigead 's "In Cold Blood" on and off for several weeks now. It's really hard do find the right vocal tone. Not to mention the mix. Man, I let myself in for something here! But I'll get there eventually... :)

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Ouch @Mark Luto I know that feeling! But there's almost one month left to figure it out and I'm completely confident you'll blow us away as always!  ;)
I'll fly back home in a few hours, can't wait to fire up the DAW and creating some music!
Cheers!
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Hi @Mar T.  - since you asked: here with thumbs up from @CrystalSuzy
my cover of her splendid song "Come with me"
https://soundcloud.com/oorlab/come-with-me-crystalsuzy-cover

I will also post this in the section Songs for review.
Cheers
Dick
Thanks for your reply @oorlab , wow, well done! I left you a comment in the dedicated thread!

I'll start recording the cover of one of @Alex 's beautiful songs in the next weeks (back at home from Ibiza, 2 weeks of vacation left, so I hope to have enough spare time).
Ok we've got to hype this one a bit more, is everybody else still in? Can you tell us about the progress? There's still room for 4 more contestants! Let us know if you'd like to join!
Cheers!!
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Hello @Mar T. work in progress ;) I really like the idea of the covers and i am glad to take part. I got to know more songwriters and i am listening a lot on soundcloud these days. Very good idea this competition. The cover is going to be a singer-songwriter song with guitar and voice.  :D

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Will and I are considering recording "live" so to speak. I put down the bass track and some keys already. We are creating the arrangement and then will probably record sax and drums simultaneously so that it'll be a more spontaneous and inspired performance.
We'll see how it goes.

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that sounds awesome @Katze Königsberg  and @Bill from November Sound   ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb:: ::thumb::

great competition this once again  :) :) :) :) :)
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Offline Mar T.

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Hey everybody, nice to see there's progress creating and recording your covers! @Katze Königsberg , can't wait to hear that!
Ow @Bill from November Sound , a 'live' sound, that sounds awesome! Are you going to make it in time? Very curious how that'll sound!
I'm very busy these days recording a cover of one of @Alex 's songs. Man, she can sing.. Alex, you can sing! You're very talented at inventing melody as well.. wow!
Very hard to arrange/compose a cover with elements of her original, and at the same time making it sound completely different.

Are there any other kitcheners working on a cover song? And if so may I invite you to share where in the process you are? And should you be stuck, of course ask for our help!
Good luck and cheers my friends!
:mart:


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