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@danvaillancourt
Joined Michigan US

Dan Vaillancourt

Better late than never. I'm here for a little late season 50/90ing. Doing some listening, maybe a little writing and helping out @thomasboles with a few recording/production of his songs.

I released an album with 15 of my 2021 FAWM songs called 'Favorite Imperfections:' https://danvaillancourt.bandcamp.com/album/favorite-imperfections

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I occasionally post song videos on IG: https://www.instagram.com/funktifiedfolk/

Once upon a time, I traveled around the US and played at all the little coffeehouses and slept on a lot of couches... but that was a long time ago.

Albums: https://danvaillancourt.bandcamp.com

"Words are... our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it." - Albus Dumbledore

"The sound doesn't matter, it's the sound of the sound that matters." - Del Newman

Songs (6):

[avatar] [avatar] Firehouse by @thomasboles + @danvaillancourt #dropabeat #acoustic #piano #story 5
[avatar] The Times That We Had by @danvaillancourt #acoustic #ukulele #acoustic_one_take #folk 8
[avatar] Coffee Shop Observations, Mid-Afternoon, Autumn by @danvaillancourt #folk #funky #story #singer_songwriter 5
[avatar] [avatar] Get it Right by @thomasboles + @danvaillancourt #rockandroll #rock #indie_rock #story 5
[avatar] Car Crash by @danvaillancourt #acoustic #acoustic_one_take #michigan #singer_songwriter 7
[avatar] [avatar] Hit Pause by @thomasboles + @danvaillancourt #fullband #rock #realdrums #michigan 5

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@andrea

Thanks for checking out my skirmish write Mr. DJ. I appreciate your kind and thoughtful comments.

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@brisk

Ooh, thanks for listening to Second Chances, and giving it a thoughtful comment. It seems so long ago now! I don't mind the chorus on that one, but I think I'm over the verse...

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@nadine

Thank you, Dan! I will try to rerecord this one in some months with a proper microphone. I hope I can play a bit better then!

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@nadine

Thanks! To be honest, "All for you" has been a rant because I'm tired of reading I could record everything on my own. I'm neither instrumentalist nor singer. My joy is composition, arrangement and production. I'd rather cancel projects than make my drafts or my lousy performance public. I really don't understand why people don't see that I'm a beginner in one field and a pro in the other 🤷‍♀️

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@nadine

Thanks a lot for stopping by, Dan! I appreciate your comments :)

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Yep, a good friend of mine and excellent guitarist did the Neck Crank now and then... And I was always like Yikes!

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@nadine

Interesting. I didn't know this French sounding term is only used in German and that there is a flute with a similar name. How are these connected?! I sometimes use the octave to check my tuning, but imho it's quite hard to the 5th of even other. One of my online musician friends recorded melodies with them!

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Hey Dan, thought you might be applying pressure behind the nut but wasn't sure.
Not sure if I have the dexterity to try that, but maybe I will sometime in the future.
It is a cool effect.

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@nadine

Flageolett are these high harmonics you create when touching the strings on certain points. They are quite hard to find - No idea how people can play melodies with this technique!

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@jamkar

Thanks for the positive comments Gotta Have Oomph!

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Dan, So glad you liked I Call Myself a Gardener. panch's music and vocals really captured what I was trying to achieve with the lyrics. It's such a pleasure when that happens. I'm glad you liked it, too. Looks like we have a few other gardeners around here. :)

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Hi Dan!
Glad to see you popped in towards the end. Hope to see and hear you during FAWM 2023.

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@nadine

That's interesting! I barely have live experience, as I'm a weak instrumentalist... I just listen to a lot of different music and let my creativity flow. I hope I find a guitarist to finish Stir Fry, cause I really can't play that in the next 5 years! Thank you!

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@nadine

Thank you! Have you considered joining the tit4tat listening party? I will bit only during October cause I'm still producing my last bits.

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@nadine

Hey Dan, what a surprise to see you here! Thanks for your comment :) I'm glad you enjoyed "Deep Heart". I must admit that we worked on it for weeks, last week just exchanging mixes and mixes... So happy that we still made it during 50/90.