Roy Elkins

Roy Elkins

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Rock - General | Monticello, Wisconsin, United States
Total Song Plays: 2,899   
Member Since: 2000
   Last Login: 6/18/2021

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Randall Mark posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Hi Roy, thank you so much for the kind words on "Wonder Boy" I am honored. So is the singer. I appreciate all you do!

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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


Randall, Thanks for the note. Great song, great singer, I just loved everything about it. All the best, Roy


FUNKMATA posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Hi Roy. I live far away in Ghana. During the lockdown I got my producer Stephen Wrench to record my new single SignOut66 remotely. I would be pleased if you could listen to it and tell me your opinion. Thanks for your time. https://funkmata.net

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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


Hey Funkmata, Hope all is well in your world. Here are my thoughts.

Love the feel of the this. At first, it reminded a little of Curtis Mayfield, then it got a little heavier. Great opening groove that captures the listener immediately and has a good melody throughout the song. When the lead guitar came in at 19 seconds, I thought of The Munsters theme song. This is a compliment as I loved this as a kid and still do as it is one of the greatest tv theme songs ever. I am not sure why I went there, but it might be the first couple of notes of the guitar part....Being a synth geek, I love the part and player as well. Kudos to him/her and all the players and producer on this. Good sound choices and performances by the everyone. It is clear this band really connects and plays well together.

Sign Out 66 is a quality piece of music and could find it's way to success in film and tv with some edits. Please read on.

Some noise throughout the song coming from the electric guitar, examples at 55 seconds and 1:01. While it's probably the style of the player who is simply grooving and scratching, it jumps out on small speakers. On larger speakers it is not as obvious as it is more divorced from the rest of the instruments. However, I think because of this, it would probably get passed quickly in the tv world. If I was producing, I would surgically pull this part down in the mix or have the guitar player recut and back off a little at these moments. (I am reluctant to suggest this as it is certainly part of his/her groove.)

In summary, great groove, good players, good production. If it was my song, I would tweak the mix just a little.

Hope this helps.
Stay safe.

Roy


FUNKMATA posted over 30 days ago


Thanks Roy. Your input was exceptionally helpful. The track was recorded during the lockdown with pro session men in Nashville. It was produced by Stephen Wrench of https://musikandfilm.com fame. Cheers.


SallieROliphant posted over 30 days ago


Just love this song


LouisLCray posted over 30 days ago


I love this song, all the time I hear iy,


Juneboy Music posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


How is the man, the myth, the legend during these corona virus times? Hope you are well


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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


I am doing well, healthy and safe. I hope the same for you. As a precaution, I was tested a few days ago and everything is ok. Keep producing and we're all coming out on the other side of this much stronger. Peace.


B Rob Productions posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Hi Roy - Been meaning to reach out and say Thanks for the 5-star rating of my song Step Off. Really means a lot! Also, I appreciate for your vision and facilitating such a wonderful journey with Broadjam over the years!
Best
- B Rob


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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


B Rob, Thanks for nice note and being on Broadjam. You have always been one of my favs on the site. Stay safe and keep making great music. Peace, Roy


Folsom & Friends posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Thank you so much for your endorsement, Roy. I sincerely appreciate it.

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Luna Keller posted over 30 days ago


Thank you very very much for the endorsement, it made our day! A big hug from the whole family on sunny Tenerife!


Mike L Scott posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Many thanks for adding my track to Founder CLASSICAL, Mike.

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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


No problem Michael. Excellent work!


Mike L Scott posted over 30 days ago


Wonderful site Roy, really helping my music career. (I'm actually a full time farmer and fit this in around 12 hour days! So it's nice to have a site that works efficiently compared with others I've used.) Mike.


Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


Michael, I just moved closer to town recently after living on a farm for 17 years. I miss the planting season and watching the corn come in. Two of our former neighbors still farm our land and I miss them as well. In fact, I am heading out there today to 'walk the land'.....Thank you not only for your great music, but for being a farmer. I have great respect for everyone who works the land....I am going to send a private email and introduce you to a very good friend of mine who is an amazing musician and farmer like you....All the best to you, Roy


Mike L Scott posted over 30 days ago


Hi Roy, message received! I'll give him a shout, very thoughtful of you, thanks. Glad to hear you have a connection with the land, as a farmer I can see most of the world has lost this important 'connection', everybody should at least get the chance to stand in a field very early in the morning and take it all in, bird song, animals going about their business etc, very powerful. I think in the present climate we are getting more thanks usual, around here everyone is stuck in doors whilst we work in the fields around them, they are seeing how much effort is required, but we're just doing our job we were born for. Music keeps me sane to be honest, thanks again for you time, stay safe. Mike.


StarburstRecords posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


thanks so much Roy for awarding stars to each of gave JPZI 7. Sunrise Explosion, JPZI 10. Uplifting Mountain Ridges and JPZII 1. Mystery Toyshop! This collaboration between Starburst Records & Jean Paul Zoghbi has now spanned 11+ years and has been very exciting. best wishes, jay

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Roy Elkins posted over 30 days ago


Congrats! I love his work and yours as well. Keep it up. Best, Roy


Benjamin Scully posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Hi Roy!
Met you briefly after your event in the Dream Bank last month. Thanks for doing those events and sharing your platform there! I've had 2 opportunities selected since joining which is very exciting!
Much appreciated!
Ben


   
 
Greg Lambert posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Thanks, Roy for your critique of "North of the Rio Grand"...very constructive and objective!
Greg


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TOM HENRY posted over 30 days ago


Hello Ray! Thanks for this site. I grew up in north Detroit... where sould and rock were born. When you get a chance check out my newest tune Deepest Garden I posted Dec 2019. THANK YOU!


Bob Bentley posted over 30 days ago to Roy Elkins


Hi Roy,
Many thanks for the endorsements they are much appreciated.
Bob


   
 
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