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Any advice on this Norman Blake song?

banjo71

Six years ago I got the best of the best in bluegrass instrumentalists and the best singer I know to record "Randall Collins", written by Norman Blake. On guitar and lead vocals is Mark Mathewson, on mandolin is Mark Stoffel of Chris Jones and the Night Drivers, on fiddle is Casey Driessen, a young legend from Chicago, I'm playing banjo (my name is Doug Knecht), and a great acoustic bass player named Jill Stargardt.
When I first recorded this, I was stupid and didn't have the correct equipment. I recorded this onto a small USB drive. I archived it on DVD, and lucky for me, the cheap USB drive busted on me not long after.
Mark's vocal is unfortunately distorted a hair. I need to get him in and redo that vocal track sometime, but that's hard to do. So I remixed and put a master fader using Pro Tools. I just learned about stereo width and delay, along with a close tight reverb I like for bluegrass.
I hope you like this song. This link takes you to Banjo Hangout Jukebox and should automatically play the song.
http://www.hangoutstorage.com/jukebox.asp?site=Banjo+Hangout&URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ebanjohangout%2Eorg%2Fmyhangout%2Fmedia%2Dplayer%2Faudio%5Fplayer%2Easp%3Fisjukebox%3Dno%26musicID%3D28386
November 6, 2012 @03:30am