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    All I used was a free program called Audacity, which also has a vocal remover setting. I can take a stab at the songs and see what happens. Send me a PM for what exactly you want
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    Quote Originally Posted by snowdog View Post
    There's nothing wrong with experimenting and failing.
    I totally agree.. if you never experiment you're never gonna make any progress. It's really unfortunate that the lack of success or whatever of VH3 hurt Eddie's ego so badly. Pretty much the start of the VH Dark Ages.

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    I applaud your effort here sir with this re-work.
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    The VHIII that shouldve been was a continuation of the four guys who gave us MWM and CGTSNM. A full album of material of that quality with the same level of production in 97 or 98 wouldve been huge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JUNGLE DRUMMER View Post
    The VHIII that shouldve been was a continuation of the four guys who gave us MWM and CGTSNM. A full album of material of that quality with the same level of production in 97 or 98 wouldve been huge.
    Exactly.
    “And what we have at our fingertips is arguably one of the greatest high tenor voices ever – that was in Michael Anthony. In our tiny little corner of the universe, that voice is as identifiable as the high voice in Earth, Wind & Fire, as identifiable as the high voice in the Beach Boys. Van Halen is an indelicate house blend of both – that’s intentionally. So I would always look forward to that reunion.” - David Lee Roth

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    Quote Originally Posted by NDL View Post
    Like you, I agree that Eddie promoted the album energetically, and I respect his efforts.





    Whoever you are, why oh why couldn't you have been the engineer on III Thanks for a job well done.

    I don't know what kind of equipment you're using, and I know that it's a tall order to ask, but there's no way that you could eliminate the vocals off of Sammy era material, could you?

    There are a couple of songs where I would love to hear only the guitar - songs like Summer Nights, and Sucker In A Three Piece.

    Oh, fuckin A right! I too would love to hear the Hagar era, sans vocals. I have heard some stuff like Big Fat Money without vocals, and it was great - lots of stuff going on that you cant hear wit the vocal.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rokgtar View Post
    Oh, fuckin A right! I too would love to hear the Hagar era, sans vocals. I have heard some stuff like Big Fat Money without vocals, and it was great - lots of stuff going on that you cant hear wit the vocal.
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    Quote Originally Posted by masong View Post
    All I used was a free program called Audacity, which also has a vocal remover setting. I can take a stab at the songs and see what happens. Send me a PM for what exactly you want
    I thank you for the offer.

    To be honest, you did such a great job remastering the songs, I assumed that you had access to professional software.

    Audacity is a great program, but I didn't get the results that I wanted last time I had used it. Maybe I will give it another shot...
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    Quote Originally Posted by NDL View Post
    EVH's work is so rich...so many textures



    I thank you for the offer.

    To be honest, you did such a great job remastering the songs, I assumed that you had access to professional software.

    Audacity is a great program, but I didn't get the results that I wanted last time I had used it. Maybe I will give it another shot...
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    Quote Originally Posted by snowdog View Post
    I saw the VH3 tour in Houston and had a blast.

    The album is a mess but I have to say I completely respect it. Eddie was into it and promoted it energetically. There's nothing wrong with experimenting and failing.
    I like this simple wisdom.

    The great Edward Van Halen was shunned by his followers. Who was let down more?

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    Got a chance to listen.
    I gotta admit I was skeptical, but you did a great job, masong. Sounds way less muddy. Everything sounds more pronounced. Al and Mike come thru better in some spots.

    See what you can do with ADKOT.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Number 47 View Post
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    Sounds so much better....you did a fantastic job!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Number 47 View Post
    I like this simple wisdom.

    The great Edward Van Halen was shunned by his followers. Who was let down more?
    A good question, for sure.

    But here's my twofold problem with EVH: he knew, going into this, that what he had produced was a radical departure from the past. Why then, was the outcome so surprising?

    The other thing: I know...what came first, the chicken or the egg - but much of what plagued the album had nothing to do with the core/what was written (e.g. the songs were much too long, ill used computer sound effects, etc).

    Finally, that a guy on VHLinks can use a free software program to make marked improvements to the sound of an album, is an embarrassment to whoever engineered/produced the record.

    Ted Templeman would not have let that record go out, as it was.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rchop84 View Post
    Did they not come to Dallas? That seems like a lifetime ago and yesterday at the same time.
    Yes, they played Dallas. Was living in Texas at the time and saw them there. It was a shed. Think it was called the Coca-Cola Starplex or something like that at the time.

    Loved this show. Also introduced me in earnest to KWS, which was another bonus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Number 47 View Post
    I like this simple wisdom.

    The great Edward Van Halen was shunned by his followers. Who was let down more?
    Don’t understand the question. Are you insinuating that VH fans let down Ed by not liking this disc? That they “owed” him something, as far as how they responded to whatever music VH released?
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    "Sammy is fat, Dave is bald, Mike is next in line to be the Pope, Eddie is a drunk, Wolfie is fat, Gary is gay, CVH is VH, Mike is VH, Sammy can outsing Dave on a tequilla hangover, Eddie is a meth head, How Many Say I is the worst VH song ever, Up for Breakfast is a close second, Dave was horrible at radio and everybody hates the assless chaps.
    Ok I think that covers everything." Ziggysmalls

    "I sense that some of our newer passengers may be nervous due to the sudden turbulence. Please be seated, this is simply a normal part of the periodic ride.
    I didn't say we'll get to the destination, but until Alex comes out a says what a complete waste of carbon DLR is, we're still climbing, so strap yourselves in.
    Those of you who have been on this ride before, the hottie in the mini will be around shortly with your drinks......." Red

 

 

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