Hg Schmitz - The Pope On Speed, 2007 / 2017 - HG SCHMITZ - THE POPE ON SPEED, 2007 / 2017 This funk rock tune got originally recorded in 2007. I once released it as an audio upload from Soundcloud. But I felt unsatisfied of having no video for the background. So I started searching for some footage on Vimeo and voilà - I found this little animated cartoon which fits perfectly to the music. This is a satiric and ironic view on the pedophiliac misconducts of many members from the Catholic Church. The only way to stand those unacceptable deeds which - as the official statements of the high-ranking church dignitaries said - had been 'individual cases', is taking it with a little humor. Talking about 'exceptions' makes the whole scandal even more worse and the Catholic Church becomes more and more implausible. They still sing their praises of the celibacy. The video got used for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2007 - 09 / 2017 © 2007 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG Schmitz - The Pope On Speed, 2007 / 2017
HG SCHMITZ - THE POPE ON SPEED, 2007 / 2017 This funk rock tune got originally recorded in 2007. I once released it as an audio upload from Soundcloud. But I felt unsatisfied of having no video for the background. So I started searching for some footage on Vimeo and voilà - I found this little animated cartoon which fits perfectly to the music. This is a satiric and ironic view on the pedophiliac misconducts of many members from the Catholic Church. The only way to stand those unacceptable deeds which - as the official statements of the high-ranking church dignitaries said - had been 'individual cases', is taking it with a little humor. Talking about 'exceptions' makes the whole scandal even more worse and the Catholic Church becomes more and more implausible. They still sing their praises of the celibacy. The video got used for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2007 - 09 / 2017 © 2007 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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SAGOBA + HG SCHMITZ - CELEBRITY CITY, 2018 One more time I had the pleasure and opportunity of working with Sam. I don't have to place emphasis on his skills as a vocalist anymore. He provided evidence of that many times before. You are always on the right path having such a high talented musician and vocalist at your side. We have worked on several other projects before and it has always been an honor for me having the chance of working with him. And so it is on this production here. Please listen to our 'CELEBRITY CITY' - a jazzy tune that Sam's unique voice takes to a top level. SAGOBA: Lyrics Vocals Organ Arrangements Final Mix & Mastering HG SCHMITZ: Idea & Composition All Other Instruments & Programmings Arrangements Pre-Mix & Mastering Video Editing 06 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HILDE SVENDSRUD + HG SCHMITZ - TALES OF LOVE AND EVILNESS, 2018 Since many years Hilde and I had the idea of doing some musical stuff like this. The instrumentals of the songs we used got written and recorded between 2014 and 2017. In the beginning of September 2017 we started to realize our intention of creating a Pop Rock Opera. After more than 8 months of intensive and time consuming work we can proudly announce that we have finished our project and fulfilled ourselves a dream. TALES OF LOVE AND EVILNESS is subdivided into 14 chapters. The Intro of our story gets followed by 13 vocal songs and 1 instrumental track which acts as the Outro. Viewers and listeners have to be patient if they want to experience the whole project. The total length amounts to 1 hour and 7 minutes. Hilde and I are well aware that not everybody will hear and see on our work to full content but we are sure that you will miss something if you do not. There are further informations about production details, cast and characters at the end of the video. We would like to thank sincerely all those people who were involved in this project. Without you a realization would not have been possible. Lyrics: 01 AS IF Hey Mr. Manson - how are you doin' ? I wanna introduce myself to you Take a good look into my face I'm standing right in front of you I don't like your attitude You don't see me as I am You just want me for pleasure But it's not who I am As if my face gets blury As if I got no mind As if my pain don't move me As if I'm out of time As if you understand me But all you see is fame You wanna make me your way But my soul is not for sale Hey Hey Yeah HEY ! Take a good look ! Come on ! My souls is not for sale As if I do what you want me to do Stay away from me Stay away from me Stay away from me Don't come any closer ! As if I wanna do As if I wanna do What you want me to Stay away from me Stay away from me Stay away from me Stay away from me 02 BREAK A LEG ! I wish you all luck in this world There you're sitting on your throne of shame I wish you all the good fortune I wish you love Love and fame I wanna see you moving I don't wanna see you cry Don't wanna sing your lullabies I just wanna wave goodby So Break a leg Break a leg As you jump into A new kind of journey Cause now it's only you Hey Hey Hey Maybe one day Maybe one day You will see.... I wish you to be okay I wish you find back to the person that you used to be I hope your cigarettes won't kill you and your drinking will chill you I hope your heart of stone will melt I hope you keep your health I hope your lovers won't forsake you I hope you don't look back And regret your actions And your silly life Cause is it time for pride Or is it time for shame Now it is only yourself you gotta blame Break a leg Break a leg Someday you will see Someday you will see You will see Somewhere deep inside your heart I hope you will enjoy the chances you get And the doors that close and open Before you shut them I hope you have thought about The consequences and the options You can get If you bet on the right horse that you're looking for the right quality Before you hit the floor BEFORE YOU HIT THE FLOOR ! Yeah ! I say: Break a leg ! Break a leg ! Break a leg ! You don't get nothing more from me now !! Break a leg ! Come on Break a leg - And then you go ! Hoooo ! I don't look back But I wish you All luck in this world Break a leg ! So, break a leg ! 03 NOT A SINGLE WORD ANYMORE Doubts - Are running like soldiers In my Mind Are running like soldiers In my Mind Where am I ? How did I come here ? The evil is standing In the shadow You better run for your life You better run for your life Soldiers of doubts Hunt me down You put a spell on me You hurt me I don't wanna speak a word - Annymore Speak I'm lying in the silence Please forgive me That I lost my face I lost my believing I lost my words I lost my world Come running Back to me ! Run Run run run 04 DASTARD BASTARD That Dastard Bastard I want him Out ! Here he comes again That Dastard Bastard He will kill again It never ends He will strike again That Dastard Bastard He will hit again He's not a friend - NO ! I don't wanna hide no more I don't wanna hide no more I don't wanna hide no more I don't wanna hide no more He is mean ! He's so mean He's insane He's a snake He's a killer And he's a fake That Dastard Bastard - I wanna punch him down ! I better put my killer boots on Ready to run I'm ready to hit you down - You Dastard Bastard ! I don't wanna hide no more I don't wanna hide no more Here he comes again That Dastard Bastard He will kill again It never ends He will strike again That Dastard Bastard He will hit again It never ends - NO ! I don't wanna hide no more - Dastard Bastard I don't wanna hide no more I don't wanna hide no more - Dastard Bastard I don't wanna hide no more He is mean And he is insane He's a snake He's a killer He's so mean He's insane He's a snake He's a killer He's a fake I better put my high killer boots on Cause I gonna fight this Dastard Bastard down - Yeah !!! 05 SPEAK OUT THE TRUTH Speak out the truth !!! I wanna find back to my love Love can burn you Lies can hurt you Love can burn you Lies can hurt you Love can burn you Lies can hurt you Love can burn you Lies can hurt you Love can burn you ! Lover's dreams will fade Lover's eyes will weep Lover's hearts get ripped apart 'Cause liars are the ones we trust How can I lie ? How can I hide ? How can I live without you ? How can I lie ? How can I hide ? How can I live without you ? Do you love me like I do ? Do you love me like I do ? Speak out the truth Speak out the truth Lover's dreams will fade Lover's eyes will weep Lover's hearts get ripped apart 'Cause liars are the ones we trust Lover's dreams will fade Lover's eyes will weep Lover's hearts get ripped apart 'Cause liars are the ones we trust How can I lie ? How can I hide ? How can I live without you ? How can I lie ? How can I hide ? How can I live without you ? Speak out the truth Do you love me like I do ? 06 TOUCH DOWN Your words keep coming back Like a déjà vu Like honey on my plate I use to drink in the morning I use to smoke in the evening I use to put on my make up To try to hide all my breakups I use to run from my place To try to put on a straight face I use to hide behind dead things To try to cope in my blury days And now I'm Heading for a touchdown I'm heading for a touch down All the covers of the pills You fed me with to improve my skills All their taste and all their mess Make me to a dull princess I'm ready for a touch down It feels like a nervous breakdown inside my head Telling me It's alright Telling me It's time to break out It's alright Please - hold on Cause I am gonna fall I'm gonna fall ! Your words keep coming back Like a déjà vu Like honey on my plate Bam !!!! 07 FOOD FOR THOUGHT Neon signs and pretty faces Fancy brands and personal crises Big disasters in the news Swimming in your orange juice Food for thought is all around us Even when we sleep at night We get pushed into the corners From money hunter's evil lies Plastic is fantastic Pumps you up in every way Politicians doing their acts In different movies everyday Amusing Abusing Followers Excusers Distroying Annoying Confusing Amusing All the stuff you gotta swallow All the places you want to see All the stuff you got to absorb All the places you want to be Hoohoohoo Hoohoohoo Hahahaaa Hahahaaa Beauty queens of Hollywood Walk the boulevard The boulevard of broken dreams Where poison looks like butterflies Aahahahaaaaaaa Food for thought is all around us Even when we sleep at night Even when we sleep at night Even when we sleep at night Plastic is fantastic ! Beauty queens of Hollywood Walk the boulevard of broken dreams FOOD FOR THOUGHT ! Boulevard of broken dreams Where poison looks like butterflies FOOD FOR THOUGHT ! FOOD - FOR THOUGHT ! 08 INTO THE MIDDLE OF MY HEART In my dreams you came to me I saw your face so clearly You open your mouth You speak to me I hear your voice so near And then I knew I had to Find back to you I knew I had to find A way To the place into the middle of my heart There's where you lie Beside me The snow is falling on my face Like frozen little angels Trying to make... Footprints on the ground I almost hear the sound Of their laughter Still around me I can see All the love you gave to me Find my way To the place The place into the middle of my heart There's where you lie Beside me The place into the middle of my heart I nearly lost you on my way I nearly lost you And now I find back to you On the way Into the middle of my heart So I had to find back to you Find back to you I knew I had to find A way Find back to You Find back - To You ! 09 MATTER OF PRINCIPLE It's a matter of principles I got my principles I got my principles in life I got my mind loaded About what's wrong or right For every action There's another reaction The way you see it You got to believe it So yeah ! You gotta treat others The way you want them To treat you You gotta treat others The way you want them To treat you It's written in the holy book It's a simple kind of view I got my principles What's new ? For every action There's another reaction The way you see it You got to believe it For every action There's another reaction The way you see it You got to believe ! It's a matter of principle Oh - come on ! I got my spot But I keep my head up high I got my reason I got my principles in life It takes a hero to walk the line It takes a hunter to hunt I got my principles It's a matter of principles A matter of principles Oh yeah ! Matter of principles It's a matter of principles Oh yeah ! 10 WHAT MORE CAN I ASK FOR When I sit here Thinking about you And all the things We use to do When I sit here in the silence I finally realize The little things in life What's important and what's not worth to worry about 'Cause it don't make sense It don't even matter In the big picture It don't even counts Just like tears won't ease my pain Like how they won't disappear When you're not around here What more can I ask for ? What more is left to say - anyway ? What more can I ask for ? What more is left to say ? So I crawled up on my feet I got my bag And all I had Was a number I could dial Oh yeah ! This time it is forever It won't be long 'Til I'm standing as I am Outside your door Knocking hard as my heart beat goes ! What more can I ask for ? What more can I ask for ? What more can I ask for ? What more is left to say - anyway ? What more can I ask for ? What more is left to say ? 11 TRICKY GAMES You better keep your tongue straight in your mouth When you're dealing with the devil in disguise You better play your cards right If you wanna survive Ladies Night You better put on a straight face When you're drinking champagne With the guys You better wear your million dollar dress When you stick your nose into the white lines On the edge Of this tricky games You better walk straight with blind eyes When you're standing by the cross That will change your life What won't kill you will thrill you You better keep on a straight face Play these tricky games Play your cards right Play these tricky games Play these tricky games Tricky games Tricky games I'm walking on the edge Tricky games Play your cards right Of this tricky game Tricky games Tricky games Tricky games Tricky games TRICKY GAMES ! 12 BRIGHT LIGHT Let the music flow into you Let the music flow into your soul Let the music flow into you Let the music flow into your soul I put my dancing shoes on This time nothing can go wrong I'm feeling strong again I wanna dance alone, oh yeah ! I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I saw a bright light coming Coming my way I saw a bright light coming Coming my way I'm feeling strong again I wanna dance alone, oh yeah ! I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I close my eyes I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I let myself go hooohoooo ! I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I saw a bright light coming Suddenly up in the sky I saw a bright light coming Alright ! Shine on me, yeah Shine on me Shine on me, yeah Awwww.... Bright Light Bright light Light Baby's gonna join the show again Here we go again On the road again Baby's gonna take control again To be strong again Fell in love again Baby's gonna join the show again Here we go again On the road again Baby's gonna take control again To be strong again Fell in love again So put the music on ! Put the music on, yeah Put the music on again Let the music flow into you Let the music flow into you Let the music flow into your soul I feel like dancing I feel like dancing all night long I feel like dancing, baby I feel like dancing all night long I saw a bright light coming A bright light coming Hey yeah ! I saw a bright light coming A bright light coming Coming my way I know so many things now That I didn't know before I feel so much stronger now Than I did before 13 THE WILD YEARS Ain't it funny how it All comes back to you Some things are hard to swollow Some things you gotta chew Some pain is hard to stand Some things get out of hand Some changes are quite funny Sometimes it's hard to land Somehow you keep on Movin' Some of you pick your fights Along the way The wild years are over now Maybe they just begun The wild years are over now Maybe they just begun Some bruises will remind Some losers waist your time Some struggles comes your way Fight back and turn around So hold - on be strong Make sure your art of living Is about a way of givin' Come on come on come on The wild years are over now Keep on fighting For love Keep on fighting For love Love ! Wild years are over Wild years are over Ahaaaaa ! It's so funny How things turned out Wild years are over Wild years are over Turn around Turn around The wild years are over now Maybe they just begun The wild years are over now Maybe they just begun
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CJ BERRY - HG SCHMITZ - WIN-WIN-SITUATION, 2018 CJ and I started producing this fusion track in late 2017. But suddenly my PC crashed down and I had no access to the data of the broken hard disk drive anymore. Months went by before a good friend of mine made it possible to restore all the files which I thought would be lost for all times. So I started working on the tune again but then the next shock appeared. CJ became sick and he still hasn't recovered completely yet. All these bad circumstances made it really difficult to finish the song but finally we got it done. CJ BERRY: Solo Lead Guitar Arrangements HG SCHMITZ: Idea & Composition All Other Instruments & Programmings Arrangements Mix & Mastering Video Editing CJ & HG, 05 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SHAKE WELL BEFORE USE !, 2018 This is some straight forward stomping rock 'n' roll. The guitar tracks got originally recorded in 2009. Everything else I programmed completely new. A few days ago I had just the separate guitar tracks. The final arrangements of combining the new drums and bass programmings with the formerly loose guitar tracks made the whole thing to a serious song. The video I found on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 05 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - S.T.U.P.I.D., 2011 / 2018 This is an instrumental pop rock song from the album 'Freshness" which I produced in 2011. It once got released on Fandalism as an audio upoad from Soundcloud. Now I have improved the sound quality of the entire recording and created a video what took a lot more time as the remaster of the song itself. I'm becoming more and more experienced in using the Adobe video software. It isn't all perfect but I made some progress. S.T.U.P.I.D. is the first new release of 4 remastered tracks from that album. I'm still working on the videos for the other 3 ones - ARMED TO LOVE, LOVERS AND HATERS and TOO MANY SUCKERS. Step by step I will post them in upcoming future. HG, 2011 - 05 / 2018 © 2011 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - EXPERT TESTIMONIES, 2018 This is an unreleased instrumental funk song from 2016. I'd never been satisfied with the drum line and so I programmed a completely new one the last days. The title EXPERT TESTIMONIES occurred by reason of my fight against the German state. Around 3 years ago I applied for my pension because I'm incapable of work since I got sick almost 5 years ago. They send me from doctor to doctor for more and more expert testimonies. I had to lawyer up and went to court and now they play on time. I'm still waiting for the trial and I'm totally unsure about how long they want to let me wait. It is a helpless situation. HG, 2016 - 04 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Expert testimonies/ 2018
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ANNEMIEK BEEX & HG SCHMITZ - TO MY MIND, 2018 After I'd finished my works on this jazzy pop song I actually felt pretty well with the final results. But then I had doubts. And I was right. On the original version I programmed a piano line which got more or less created by using the famous '2-finger-search-system'. The melody became very nice but it was just a sequence of single tones without any chord playing. I'm a lousy keyboarder. So I asked Annemiek Beex for joining me and that was a fantastic idea. I requested her to play as close as possible to the original melody of the programmings and she did it as swift and exact as an arrow. There is a difference of miles between a piano programmer like me and an educated piano player of her size. Annemiek is simply a genius on her instrument. She gave the atmosphere to the tune which was missing in my programmings. There is a special kind of depth in the music now that I wasn't able to create. Her skills on the piano are extraordinary great and I'm very happy about having her on board for this project. Thank you very much, Annemiek. ANNEMIEK BEEX: Piano HG SCHMITZ: Idea & Composition, All Instruments & Programmings, Arrangements, Mix & Mastering, Video Editing Annemiek & HG, 04 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - I SAY HI, 2016 / 2018 My dear Baby ! Today I SAY HI to you. My last public declaration of love I sent you a longer while ago. It was time for doing it again. Music and video are just for you. This so far unreleased song is for my sweetheart Hilde. Since we met around 5 years ago she makes me happy everyday. I can't imagine a life without her anymore. We are still separated from each other and can't live a normal life at one and the same place. But we never give up and the day will come when we realize our dream. I wanted to post the tune way earlier but couldn't find the right video for it. Now I discovered the perfect one on Vimeo. It was really worth waiting for that. I used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. I love you my Snuff ! HG, 2016 - 04 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - DEMONIAC SNACK ATTACK, 2018 I know about some people who eat all the time - at least it seems to be like that, lol ! The special person I think about will know who I mean. One of those folks is myself. There are situations when I can't stop from stuffing me with food which isn't really healthy for the body. But in moments like that health doesn't count. It feels as if a 'DEMONIAC SNACK ATTACK' is coming over you without any chance of escape. And exactly this fact is the subject of the song I recorded around September and October 2017. It is a rock tune with influences of pop and punk. The video got finished a few days ago. HG, 2017 - 04 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - NOT THAT I'M AWARE, 2011 / 2018 This is some straight rock 'n' roll. NOT THAT I'M AWARE is a so far unreleased song which got originally written and recorded in 2011. Around 2 weeks ago I started remastering the original tracks and tried to improve the entire sound quality as good as possible. HG, 2011 - 03 / 2018 © 2011 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - A REGGAE TRILOGY, 2018 This is a compilation of 3 instrumental reggae songs from different production times. 1. Nutty As A Fruitcake - 2016 2. Essential Elements - 2017 3. In This Manner - 2008 Song 1 & 2 are unreleased tracks until now. Song 3 got posted before on Fandalism as an audio upload from Soundcloud but the new remastered version has a way better sound. The video to track 1 will show you the house and "garden" of Bob Marley. Video 2 is a presentation of daily Jamaican life and some indigenous people from the island. The 3rd video shows an older Jamaican man who is doing his morning hygiene at a riverbank before dressing up himself in a strange kind of typical Jamaican ritual. All 3 videos got taken from Vimeo for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 03 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - PACK IT IN !, 2018 This one is for hard rock lovers. It's becoming loud, folks !!!! I have an affinity for this kind of music. From time to time I like to rock hard. Written, Played, Programmed, Recorded, Arranged, Mixed & Mastered by HG SCHMITZ. HG, 02 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - WATER IS WHAT WE NEED, 2017 Reggae is what I need ! Again and again ! This is an unreleased song from 2017. Please enjoy ! HG, 2017 - 02 / 2018 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - PERIODICAL BEHAVIOUR, 2008 /2017 This is another unreleased song from the past which got remixed and remastered in 2017. The original recording tracks and programmings are from 2008. 'PERIODICAL BEHAVIOUR' is an instrumental rock song. The video takes an ironic look at some of our daily rituals and habits. I found it on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2008 / 2017 - 02 / 2018, © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - TALKING GERLISHWEGIAN, 2018 If you aren't capable of speaking the language of your girlfriend, and your sweetheart can't speak your own mother tongue you have to make a compromise of meeting in the middle. My sweetheart is Norwegian. I am German. So we communicate in English cause that's what we both are able to understand and speak. But now and then we amend some words of our mother languages to our conversations and that sounds quite funny sometimes. We created our own special kind of accommodation. 'TALKING GERLISHWEGIAN' is a simple instrumental pop rock song from the beginning of this year which relates to that subject. The footage and pictures of the video were taken from Vimeo for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 02 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SHADE-LOVING SOULS, 2018 An alternative rock song with influences of funk and pop music. The structure of the arrangement doesn't follow the normal and ordinary rules of usual build-ups in rock or pop music. I have tried to veer away from a normal structure. There isn't a real A-part or B-part and there are no repeats of parts which are normally appearing in pop & rock arrangements. There is an intro and an outro but between the opening and the finishing part verses and choruses are variegating again and again. It depends on the listener where to find a bridge part. The one hears it here, the other one there and maybe there are also people who can't find a bridge at all. I have worked in just 2 basic tonalities - E and F - what makes the tune sounding quite simple. For all the guitars I have used several virtual amps of the 'Guitar Rig 4' tool, as well the guitar sounds are from that tool. I've played all the guitars directly into my PC. The drum programmings were made with the sounds of the 'BFD 2' drum software and the keys and synths got programmed with the 'Nexus' tool. The bass programmings got done with 'Trilian' from Spectrasonics. The video installation got created with the Adobe Premiere Elements software. Enjoy ! HG, 01 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - QUICK ART, 2018 This song is some Progressive Funk. All tracks got originally recorded and programmed in 2016 but since that time I'd never been working on a constructive arrangement. That I did in the past 2 months. Finally I started working on the video. On Christmas Hilde got a new video editing software from me. The former one she usually used she gave to me. It is way better as any other video tool I ever owened before. But I have to learn how to use it and this video here is one of my first attemps. 'Quick Art' is an homage to the life of Hilde and me and Hilde's two cats - four creatures who definitely became one. HG, 01 / 2018 © 2018 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - HOSTAGES OF TIME, 2007 / 2018 Progressive Rock isn't what I do every day. But there has been a time when I experimented with a lot of different styles. 'Hostages Of Time' occured in a period between 2006 and 2007. The original tracks weren't usable because of many sound deficits, except the drum line. Step by step I redid all recordings and programmings and the very final step was the video. It became quite simple but it goes with the message of music and title pretty well. Have a good time everybody - wherever you are in this world. HG, 2007 - 01 / 2018 © 2007 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD + HG SCHMITZ - MAN ON THE MOON, 2014 / 2018 This pop rock song got written by Johnny in 2014. He sent me a rough copy and asked me for doing some adds. So I started immediately working on the tune. Finally I added some additional drums and the entire C-part which starts at around 2:24. Somehow we both almost forgot about this song. I can remember that we planed to make some variations on the arrangements and Johnny thought the drum rolls at the beginning of the song were too heavy. At that time in 2014 we also worked on several other projects and maybe that has been the reason why "The Man On The Moon" got out of our sight. Finally I re-discovered the song and started working on a remaster. The video I found on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD: Idea & Composition Keys & Synths Main Rhythm Guitar Drums Bass Lyrics Vocals Arrangements Pre-Mix & Mastering (2014) HG SCHMITZ: Add. Drums Add. Bass Add. Rhythm Guitars Solo Guitar Arrangements Final Mix & Mastering (2018) Video Editing (2018) Johnny & HG, 2014 - 01 / 2018 © 2014 This is a Grauengaard / Schmitz Production
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HG SCHMITZ - KICK IT OFF, 2017 / 2018 Around a year ago there was a time when my Marshall amp broke down. At a moment's notice I couldn't record guitar stuff anymore. What to do in a situation like this ? So I started working on some electronic productions by using different kinds of synths, keys, electronic drums and midi-guitars. Finally 3 songs occured and "Kick It Off" is one of them. The music style is hard to describe. I would like to call it "Electro-Funk-Pop-Rock" with a touch of Techno, lol. For the drums and percussion I used the Electronic Kit from EZ Drummer. All other recording tracks got programmed with a bunch of synths, such as Nexus, Predator, Blue, Moog Modular, Memorymoon, etc. I also used the sounds of the Hypersonic 2 multi-instrument tool from Steinberg, especially for the midi guitars. In the end it became a rhythmic and danceable something which wasn't really planed at the beginning and that's exactly what makes me so obsessed of creating music. It was great fun seeing the development while working on the tune. I feel quite contented with the final results. HG, 2017 - 01 / 2018 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HILDE SVENDSRUD - JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD - HG SCHMITZ DO YOU FEEL LOVE, 2018 The first song we like to post in the new year is a co-production of Hilde, Johnny and myself. It is a pop song with Hilde and Johnny on vocals. We started this project a while ago around November 2017. On the 2nd day of Christmas Johnny surprised us with the final version when I'd been in Norway visiting my Baby. Hilde started immediately with her video works and voilà - here it is ! HILDE SVENDSRUD: Additional Vocals, Video Editing, Cover Pic JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD: Lyrics, Lead Vocals, Moog Solo, Vocal Arrangements, Final Mix & Mastering HG SCHMITZ: Idea & Composition, All Instruments & Programmings, Instrumental Arrangements, Pre-Mix & Mastering If not said somewhere before we like to wish everybody a Happy New Year. Hilde, Johnny & HG, 01 / 2018 © 2018 All Rights - Svendsrud / Grauengaard / Schmitz Lyrics: `DO YOU FEEL LOVE` Hilde: Mmm... Sometimes it feels like... Sometimes... So many times - quite alright - ah ha Isn’t it funny how we are Johnny: Strangers on the telephone Souls who are all alone Broken dreams your heart is bleeding When you’re down when you’re on your own Just smashed the telephone 'Cause love is like a fist there's beating Someone in the universe Someone’s gonna hit you first Someone’ll hit your heart drum. Do you feel love Do you feel love Do you feel love Hilde: it’s alright, it’s alright Johnny: Do you feel love Hilde: it’s alright, it’s alright - it’s alright Johnny: If you’re gonna take my heart. Be honest from the start. You’ve just have to take it easy. I’ve been down on that road. When love was a sinking boat. And I don’t want a girl who teases me. Someone in the universe Someone’s gonna hit you first Someone hit your heart drum. Hilde: Your heart drum. Johnny: Someone in the universe Someone’s gonna hit you first Someone hit your heart drum. Do you feel love Hilde: Do you feel love Johnny: Do you feel love Hilde: Do you feel love Johnny: Do you feel love Hilde: it’s alright, it’s alright - ah ha Johnny: Do you feel love Hilde: it’s alright, it’s alright - it’s alright. Johnny: Someone in the universe Hilde: Touching the sky Johnny: Someone in the universe Hilde: It’s alright, it’s alright - it’s alright Johnny: Someone in the universe Hilde: Ah ah ah I touched the lover, I touched the shining star Johnny: Someone in the universe Hilde: Yeah yeah Johnny: Someone in the universe Hilde: Uh uh uh uh
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HG SCHMITZ - LET THERE BE LIGHT, 2017 Most of the recording tracks I used for this song are from 2010, except the drums and bass programmings which are brand-new. Finding the video on Vimeo was a sheer stroke of luck. I'd been searching for a longer time to find some adequate footage and what I finally discovered is the perfect fit that meshes definitely with the title of the song. The video shows one of the most unusual and felicitous fashion events I have ever seen. This is what I call innovative and creative art. The makers, especially the lightning choreographs, did a tremendous great job as I think. Just having the idea of doing something like this deserves top appreciation. Please enjoy music and pictures. HG, 12 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - NO TIME FOR NOTHING, 2008 / 2017 What you will hear now is an instrumental jazz song with R&B influences. It is one of my early attempts of creating elaborate horns arrangements. The tune got posted on Fandalism for the very first time as an audio upload from Soundcloud in 2008 but shortly after the release I deleted it again because I didn't felt satisfied with the sound quality. More than 9 years later I added some footage to the music and improved the sound as good as possible. I haven't recorded any new tone for the new mix. All tracks are definitely from 2008. For everybody who is interested in looking for the virtual instruments I utilized, as well the guitars I played and the appropriate recording equipment I used, here is a list. Used software for the programmings: Drums: Addictive Drums, EZ Drummer (Rock - Pop Kit) Percussion: EZ Drummer (Percussion Kit) Bass: Trilogy (previous version of Trilian from Spectrasonics) Keys & Synths: Hypersonic 2 from Steinberg, Nexus, Blue from Rob Papen FX's: Hypersonic 2, Nexus Trumpets: Sample Modeling - The Trumpet Saxes: SaxLab from LinPlug Played instruments: Acoustic Guitar: Ovation Microphone: Neumann Electric Guitars: Ibanez SA 220 FM, Gibson SG Amp: Marshall Mix & Mastering: Lexicon, Waves HG, 2008 - 12 / 2017 © 2009 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - No time for nothing/ 2008 / 2017
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KENT TAYLOR + HG SCHMITZ - PANTYWAISTS, 2013 / 2015 This funk tune from 2015 shows Kent's skills on the drums. In the past 2 weeks I have remastered the entire recording, well knowing that his birthday is coming up. And today is the day of the days ! HAPPY BIRTHDAY BROTHER !! All best wishes from Hilde & I and kind regards to Ruth. Have a good toke and plenty of beers. KENT TAYLOR: Drums & Video Editing HG SCHMITZ: Idea & Composition, All Instruments & Programmings, Arrangements, Mix & Mastering (Remastering) Kent & HG, 2015 - 12 / 2017 © 2015 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - EXTINGUISHERS IN HELL, 2016 / 2017 This is a hard rock track I recorded and produced in 2016. The final mix and mastering I did in October 2017. It would be a cool thing ( in the truest sense of the word ) having an extinguisher with you when you go to hell. HG, 2016 - 12 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Extinguishers in hell/ 2016 / 2017
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HG SCHMITZ - LISTEN UP !, 2017 This is a piece of fast forward stomping instrumental Rock 'n' Roll. All the guitar recordings, drums and bass programmings are from 2016. The final mix and mastering I did in October 2017. There are no keys or synths used. HG, 11 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Listen up !/ 2017
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HG SCHMITZ - FROG IN MY THROAT, 2010 / 2017 This is another unreleased track from the vault. It is an instrumental rock song which got originally recorded in 2010. I started remastering the project around 2 months ago and tried to improve the sound quality as good as possible. It didn't became perfect but now I like to post it because I feel almost satisfied with the final results. HG, 2010 - 11 / 2017 © 2010 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - I WOULD GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU, 2017 This song is just for you, Snuff. HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEAR !!! Here are some numbers: 2102400 minutes or 35064 hours or 1461 days or 208, 7142857143 weeks or 48,7 months ...or better to say 4 years and one day !!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's the time we are together now. I LOVE YOU WITH ALL MY HEART and I WOULD GIVE MY LIFE FOR YOU !!!!!
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SA.GO.BA. - HG SCHMITZ HIT THE JACKPOT, 2017 This funk song has been a hard one to do. What sounds so easy and simple was a very hard and difficult job, as well the instrumental work as Sam's vocal creation. Some obstacles impeded an earlier finishing of the tune. My PC collapsed and I couldn't work on music for several weeks. Sam had severe health problems and had to set priorities to his recovering. Finally we did it and today we want to present our new common song. Please listen to Sam's thoughts, fears and feelings he had the night before hurricane Irma came. SA.GO.BA.: LYRICS, VOCALS, VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL MIX & MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA & COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS & PROGRAMMINGS, INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENTS, PRE-MIX & MASTERING, VIDEO EDITING Sam & HG, 10 / 2017 © 2017 This is a Sa.Go.Ba. / Schmitz Production
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HG SCHMITZ - JUST ABOUT THE LIMIT, 2017 This is an alternative hard rock song I had in my folder of unreleased tracks since a longer time. Posting it was overdue. The footage of the video I found on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. The cover photo got shot by Hilde Svendsrud while we visited the city of Oslo, Norway. In the background you can see the residence of the Norwegean Royal Couple. HG, 10 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SLAP IT OUT !, 2017 Another song from the vault. This is an instrumental punk rock tune which got constructed in 2017. The guitar tracks I used are originally from 2009. All this material has never got arranged as a seriously real produced song. The drums and bass programmings are completely new and it has been some kind of a puzzle to get it all together working well with the guitar stuff. Finally the track became 2.55 minutes long and I'm very glad I could realize it to what it is now. For all lovers of speedy punk rock. Please enjoy ! HG, 10 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HILDE SVENDSRUD - JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD - HG SCHMITZ - 'OUT-OF-FOCUS, 2017' This new project Hilde and I created in coproduction with JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD from Sweden. I'm always fascinated about how well Hilde and Johnny blend with each other when they sing together. They both have an affinity for this kind of pop music. The song is structured very simple and easy and maybe that's the reason why it became so catchy. Simplicity is the key and so I abstained from elaborate keys or guitar solos, deliberately, while working on the instrumental. Please enjoy your listen well, everybody. HILDE SVENDSRUD: VOCALS, VIDEO EDITING JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD: LYRICS, VOCALS, VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS, ADDITIONAL GUITARS, FINAL MIX & MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA & COMPOSITION, DRUMS, KEYS & BASS PROGRAMMINGS, GUITARS, ARRANGEMENTS, PRE-MIX & MASTERING Hilde, Johnny & HG, 09 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS All Rights - Schmitz / Svendsrud / Grauengaard
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HG SCHMITZ - LIGHTS AT NIGHT, 2009 / 2017 A classic rock instrumental - originally recorded in 2009, remastered 2017. Currently I rework several recordings from the past. There's a lot of stuff that wants to come out of the vault, lol. "Lights At Night" is just one of those tracks that got constructed and arranged with guitar snippets from different time periods. The drums and bass programmings are completely new. Sometimes I feel totally astounded about all the useful material I discover that I once recorded while practicing on the guitar. I have never expected this stuff could be worth that much for creating serious song arrangements. The video I found on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2009 - 09 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SCARED OF HEIGHTS, 2017 This is an alternative hard rock song. The guitar tracks I used are from different recording periods. Some of them are from 2006, others from 2011 and 2015. Bass and drums got programmed during the past 3 weeks. I am totally afraid of heights. Don't really know where my phobia comes from. The strange thing is that my fears only appear when I'm somewhere in the open air what means that I don't have any problems with heights as long as I'm in closed rooms, for instance while flying in an aeroplane, sitting in a restaurant of a television tower or looking out of the window of a higher building. Sometimes it even scares me passing a high bridge with my car. The video I found on Vimeo and used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 09 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - RAPID, 2005 / 2017 This rock song got originally recorded in 2005. After the total loss of my PC around 3 months ago this project from the past is my second release using my new equipment. The song got remastered approximately 2 or 3 weeks before my former computer collapsed. This is the first publication. I took the video from Vimeo for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2005 - 08 / 2017 © 2017 HGS Productions
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HG SCHMITZ - STROKE AND HEART ATTACK, 2004 / 2017 After an odyssey of computer problems I'm back now. During my absence from Fanda several good friends of mine had severe health issues. For those people I want to post this song. It is a funk rock tune which got originally recorded in 2004. After I got all my data back of what I thought it was lost for all times I decided for re-posting this one. May all you guys have a quick recovery. HG, 2004 - 08 / 2017 © 2004 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SARTORIAL ELEGANCE, 2011 Written, recorded and programmed in 2011 this song got posted on Fanda in 2015 as an audio upload from Soundcloud. Now I have remastered the tune and put some footage behind the music. The video shows excerpts from the 'MidnightMare Fashion Show'. I'm not very familiar with fashion presentations and I can't keep Gucci apart from Chanel but this kind of clothing the models wear on the catwalk I really like. Probably it is because of the colours 'cause I'm a fan of black and white. This kind of fashion isn't too excessively stylish and can be worn by everybody. Have fun with the music. HG, 07 / 2017 © 2011 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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MELVIN DONOVAN - GABRIELLA GAINES - HG SCHMITZ - WE REAP WHAT WE SOW, 2017 In a way this song is a counterbalance to the lastest posts I did. 'WE REAP WHAT WE SOW' is some kind of folk rock, or better, country rock. I always liked to have alternation in styles and I want to keep on doing that. My partner on this tune is MELVIN DONOVAN who invited his granddaughter to participate in doing some additional vocals. Thank you very much GABRIELLA GAINES for having been with us here. After a few months of the Trump administration the whole world could see how sick this man is in his brain. He is nothing but a narcissist and psychopath. The best proof for that was his behaviour at the G7-meating in Europe, lately. All the voters of Trump reap what they sow now and that's what the footage of the video is all about. I'm feeling so sad for all the people who didn't voted for him but have to put up with him now. MELVIN DONOVAN: LYRICS, VOCALS, 12-STRING GUITAR GABRIELLA GAINES: ADDITIONAL VOCALS HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ACOUSTIC AND ELECTRIC GUITARS, DRUMS AND BASS PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, MIX AND MASTERING, VIDEO EDITING Gabriella, Melvin & HG, 05 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - ACTUALLY... - 2010 / 2017 Another track from the past. 'ACTUALLY' is an instrumental alternative rock song which got originally recorded in 2010. I never released it before because I didn't felt contented with sound and arrangement. Even today the sound quality isn't perfect but the re-arrangement of the entire track became pretty well now. One word to my friend MELVIN DONOVAN. Mel - when I was looking for a video I found this one on Vimeo. The title reminded me of you. I really don't know why the filmmaker decided for this title but I had to smile when I first read it. The movie is called "Melvin The Magical Mixed Media Machine". LOL !!!!!!! Please enjoy Ladies and Gentlemen ! HG, 2010 - 05 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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CHET FORTUNE & HG SCHMITZ - SUDDENLY (written by Billy Ocean) I don't do cover versions very often. But when Chet asked me to participate on a reggae version of this classic I couldn't resist. CHET FORTUNE: Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Arrangements HG SCHMITZ: Drums, Percussion, Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Arrangements, Mix & Mastering, Video Editing Please enjoy everybody ! Chet & HG, 05 / 2017
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HG SCHMITZ - IF TOUCHES COULD KILL, 2007 / 2017 I think many people who are creating music know about the situation of incompleted and unfinished projects which once got started but never finished. After a while you almost forget about them because you go on working on other productions. 'IF TOUCHES COULD KILL' is a good example for that. I started working on this particular tune in 2007. Solely the guitar tracks were in a satisfying condition when I rediscovered the song. All the rest - bass, drums, the sound quality of the entire tune and the arrangement - needed improvements. In the middle of 2016 I began reworking the whole material. Originally the title of the song was "If Looks Could Kill". I finished my works around the beginning of December 2016, right in time for Franck Szypura's birthday on the 11th of December. So this song became his birthday present. It was just an audio track. A while later I found the video I finally used on Vimeo. Everybody who's watching it will understand immediately why I changed the title from "If Looks Could Kill" to "If Touches Could Kill". The new title meshed with the story line of the movie to 100 %. "If Touches Could Kill" is a classic rock song. There are no synths and keys used, just drums and bass programmings and my guitars. Please enjoy ! HG, 2007 - 05 / 2017 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - BLOOD RUNS COLD, 2010 / 2017 This is some pop rock with a punky vibe, originally recorded in 2010. I'd been working on the remaster of the instrumental around 3 weeks ago shortly before I went to visit my sweetheart in Norway for a fortnight. After my return to Germany yesterday I tried to detract myself from being in a bad mood because of missing my baby. So I decided spontaneously to post this song today. The video got taken from Vimeo for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2010 - 04 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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ALBERT DESOTO - HG SCHMITZ JUSTICE IS A CONSTANT FIGHT, 2017 The instrumental of this rock song got originally recorded in 2006. In October 2016 I sent it to Albert after I did a remaster of the whole material. Somehow I heard Al's voice on the tune even before I asked him to sing to it and I'd been feeling very glad when he agreed to my request of becoming my partner for this production. Step by step we implemented the project and today we can proudly present the final results of our works. Dear Albert ! Your lyrics and the pictures you used for the video are showing Hilde and me that you have totally understood about her and my situation. You have put yourself into our place and you have also realized the unsatisfying circumstances we had and still have to walk through since 4 years. When Hilde and I watched the video for the first time we felt deeply touched and we both want to thank you very much for your empathy. Albert DeSoto: Lyrics, Vocals, Arrangements, Video Editing HG Schmitz: Idea & Composition, All Instruments & Programmings, Arrangements, Mix & Mastering Please go to Albert's Fanda page, too, which you will find here: http://www.fandalism.com/albeone Albert & HG, 2006 - 04 / 2017 © 2017 - HGS PRODUCTIONS LYRICS: Justice when it’s denied, takes hold of everything, you took something that belonged to me, how about a little common courtesy? I need your love, can you give it back I don’t want to have a heart attack You are misunderstood Hold tight, play back, jump out if you could You are so misunderstood lay it down on the line all night like you should Insults when their applied, sharp words are severing I said some things that I did not mean, that might have been a bit extreme This emotion has a lock on me, only love will set me free. You are misunderstood Hold tight, play back, jump out if you could You are so misunderstood lay it down on the line all night like you should Please don’t be ashamed of the things you said to me right here That is not the point I’m trying to make with you right now I’m so in love with you You are misunderstood You are so misunderstood But I like It Now is not the time to air it out with me right now Please come back to me and see what it was meant to be your so misunderstood
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HG SCHMITZ - HEY FRANK, 2001 / 2017 In all probability this is the very first serious recording I ever did. Around one year after starting playing guitar I programmed a drum and bass groove that steadily repeats, added an organ and layed a solo guitar improvisation over it. Technically it is nothing special but I like the melody I played. All over the years I have tried to redo the whole solo but I always failed. I never came close to the original recording, neither in tone nor in melody. It was one of those moments back in 2001 when I did something instinctively which I can't repeat in exactly the same way. Finally I decided to improve the original tracks as good as possible and here are the results. HG, 2001 - 03 / 2017 © 2001 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - GREAT GOOGLY-MOOGLY, 2011 / 2017 Just an homage to my musical idol - Mr. Frank Zappa. For everybody who shares my sympathy for this awesome musician. Can you imagine what beautiful kind of music this man could have created if he wouldn't have passed away so very early ? I miss him and those times of creative music writing. HG, 2011 - 03 / 2017 © 2011 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - BRUSH YA TEETH WELL, 2008 / 2017 For MR. NIGE ROBINSON. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BRO, from Hilde and I. This is a mixture of rock, pop and funk. We hope you like it. Have a splendid day today because this day is yours. Best wishes from us. HG, 2008 - 03 / 2017 © 2008 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - LET'S DO IT NOW AND HERE ! 2002 / 2017 This particular song is a very special one for me. Never had the time for reworking the old tracks but now I finally got it made. They all got originally recorded in 2002. The first release was in 2005. 1999 I started playing guitar seriously and at the same time I began to learn how to work with Cubase. Haven't had a clue about how to use a sequencer correctly at those days. Anyway, I always knew that the recordings from 15 years ago had some kind of potential. "LET'S DO IT NOW AND HERE" is the very first reggae tune I ever produced. What I love the most is that steady monotone groove of the tune. 7.15 minutes are passing by as if it were only 2. The guitars got recorded by playing them with the sounds of the "Guitar Rig 2" directly into my PC. Haven't used an amp. From my point of view of today I can't really believe something like this is possible. The organ and the clavinet got programmed with the "Hypersonic 2" VST from Steinberg. This program is running on 32 bits only and I'm very happy I kept one PC which is able to work with it. The sounds are simply marvelous. "Hypersonic 2" is a multi-instrumental tool offering you sounds for basses, keys, synths, strings, drums, percussions and many more. For the drum line I used the BFD 2 tool and the bass got made with the forerunner of "Trilian" called "Trilogy" from Spectrasonics. Please enjoy the song and don't be too critical with your assessments. This tune is from my very early days. HG, 2002 - 03 / 2017 © 2005 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - THE HUMAN FACTOR, 2007 / 2017 After several posts of collaborations with different musicians and releases of songs I produced with my cohabitee Hilde Svendsrud I decided to remaster one of my solo projects which I like to present today. Currently Hilde works on the videos for two of our new "Schmitzruds" productions. Both songs are completely finished but the videos are missing. That gives me the time to post this tune I have produced by my own. It is a rock song that contains no other instruments as acoustic and electric guitars, bass and drum programmings. "The Human Factor" got originally recorded in 2007. The tune needed some improvements which I have done while remastering all the tracks a few weeks ago. Now I found a really cool video on Vimeo that I used without any commercial purposes. All Instruments & Programmings, Arrangements, Mix & (Re)Mastering by HG SCHMITZ Please enjoy ! HG, 2007 - 03 / 2017 © 2007 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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MELVIN DONOVAN + HG SCHMITZ - EVERYTHING WILL TURN OUT WELL, 2017 Approximately 2 months ago I got inspired of recording a country song what I have never done before in my life. The person who motivated me was DAVE RODRIGUEZ and so this song is dedicated to him and his wife ANNETTE. During the production process of the instrumental I knew already who to ask for writing the lyrics and singing to the song - MELVIN DONOVAN. And once again it was the right choice. I'm very happy he joined me on this project. In uncertain times of the Trump administration in the USA millions of people all over the world are feeling afraid of dark times coming up. This "president" is totally incapable. One possiblity to stand the situation is pure optimism and so I called the song "EVERYTHING WILL TURN OUT WELL". Melvin's lyrics are critical, informative, provocative, sarcastic and funny at the same time. As a German I wouldn't have been able of writing a text like this as Melvin did it in his mother tongue. He also did an awesome great job by presenting his words on the vocal. MELVIN DONOVAN: LYRICS & VOCALS HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, MIX AND MASTERING, VIDEO EDITING Please don't stop watching the video after the credits have passed. There is some interesting footage I attached to the end. Melvin & HG, 02 / 2017 © 2017 - HGS PRODUCTIONS Entire Lyrics: Hey, Bobby Lee, Betty-Lou, sister-Sue and Johnny, too There's a new circus rolling into town (Just come on down) A herd of elephants marching up the street That new orange clown, that everyone just dyin' to meet Bring your hammers and your saws We're gonna build us a great big wall Everything, everything will turn out well (What the hell) Everything, everything is going to turn out well (in the end) Going to DC going to drain that big old swamp Anyone that gets in our way, well we're going to stomp But first, let's have There'll be chili, kegs of beer Come on folks from far and near Everything, everything will turn out well Everything, everything will turn out well (But what's that smell) Alright, let's see, let's get rid of that old Obama Care And get Hillary the hell out of our hair Next up, we'll put, Rex T as head of State His close ties with Putin, will sure to help make America GREAT (AGAIN!) Fill the cabinet with the heads of Goldman Sachs The same guys that caused the market crash a few years back Put Steve Bannon in charge of a big old axe Heads will roll if there's even a hint of any pushback Everything, everything will turn out well (In our dreams) Everything, everything will turn out well (What the hell) (In our dreams) Everything, everything will turn out well Everything, everything will turn out well But what's that smell?
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SAGOBA + HG SCHMITZ - MY DOCTOR IS A FOOL, 2017 Sam and I are very glad we can proudly present our new common work today. This project took us a few months to finish it. Sam stuck in his works of producing an album and I'd been working on several other projects during that time. But today our baby got born ! The title "MY DOCTOR IS A FOOL, 2017" relates on an experience I made with a pain therapist last year. I want to spare you mentioning any details of that quaint meeting I had with this man. All I can say is that he acted so unbelievably strange that I decided to choose this title for my current project I'd been working on at that time. SAGOBA: LYRICS, VOCALS, ORGAN, ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL MIX & MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL OTHER INSTRUMENTS & PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, PREVIOUS MIX & MASTERING, VIDEO EDIT We hope you'll like what you see and hear. Thanks to everybody for watching and listening. SAGOBA & HG, 02 / 2017 © 2017 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - GET ME GOING, 2016 Dear Melvin ! I almost forgot about your birthday today but fortunately I got a wink from my Skype birthday reminder. HAPPY BIRTHDAY from Hilde and myself. In October and November last year I posted several reggae tunes on You Tube without releasing them on Fanda. I have decided for a special one of them and want to dedicate it to you. I know you haven't been a huge fan of reggae music before we met as you said by yourself. This music can be so very heartfelt and I hope you will like this particular song I have chosen. This is a very unusual love story. A srew found it's nut. The ways of love are incomprehensible. Another remaster of a reggae tune which got originally recorded in 2006. The video "Screwed Up" I found on Vimeo. I used it for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2006 - 11 / 2016 © 2006 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - LMFAO, 2016 How to create my own raree show ? That's the question Will asked himself and the video is showing how he realised it. Animalistic ! I found this little video on Vimeo and decided to use it for my song, spontaneously. Idea, Composition, All Instruments And Programmings, Arrangements, Mix And Mastering by HG SCHMITZ Originally recorded and programmed in 2007, remastered 10 / 2016. HG, 01 / 2017 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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MELVIN DONOVAN + HG SCHMITZ LIFE IS THE HARDEST, 2007 / 2017 The instrumental of this song got originally recorded in 2007. I had the opportunity of using the equipment from my friend Philip who also had been responsible for the recordings of the acoustic guitars. A while ago around the last quarter of 2016 I asked Melvin if he likes to write some lyrics for the tune and to sing to it. He's always my favourite choice when I'm doing music which is going into any direction of folk. And my choice was right - Melvin never disappoints me. He also added his unmistakably sounding 12-string acoustic guitar which became an absolute winner for the song. MELVIN DONOVAN: LYRICS, VOCALS, 12-STRING GUITAR, COVER PIC HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL OTHER INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, MIX AND MASTERING Please enjoy, Ladies and Gentlemen ! Melvin & HG, 2007 - 01 / 2017 © 2017 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Life is the hardest/ 2007 / 2017
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HG SCHMITZ - TOO MUCH DATA, 2005 / 2016 This is my very first post in 2017. In our fast moving times life gets more and more influenced by masses of data. As a person who got born in the late 50's I remember times when only 2 TV programs were available, telephones had dial plates and my most professional recording equipment was a Dolby-C tape recorder. Today there's a lot more of media. And of course, there is also way more data that creeps into our brains causing an overdose of information. This song got originally recorded in 2005. I had just a very few guitar bits from that time I could use. Bass and drums got programmed completely new. There are no other instruments used. TOO MUCH DATA is a simple structured punk rock tune. HG, 2005 - 11 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Too much data/ 2005 / 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES, 2006 / 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY KENT TAYLOR ! We both Hilde and I want to send you our best wishes. 60 - it's a magic number ! In 2 years I will reach that age where you are now. Here is some Deep Roots Reggae for you ! Jah, Mon !! Enjoy !! Written, recorded and programmed in 2006. Remastered 2016. All tracks are the original ones from 10 years ago. I limited myself to use this stuff only and haven't added any new tone. Just let me say some words to the video. Cannabis can be a magical help for people who are suffering under horrible pains. It isn't just the drug devil as many people see it. Reggae like this is and stays one of my favourite music styles. I'm still working on some more remasters. HG, 2006 - 12 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - All the bells and whistles/ 2006 / 2016
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KAIBOARD + HG SCHMITZ - BAREFOOT JIGS ON PUSHPINS, 2016 This is my very first common project with Kai we did by our own. He once told me he'd been playing in a metal band in the past. So we decided to work on an instrumental that I recorded several years ago - not really a metal but a hard rock tune. ( or is it metal ??? ) Kai played all keys and synths, did the final mix and mastering and edited the video. I played the guitars and programmed bass and drums. Kai's skills on the keys are tremendous. It is such a piece of luck for me having him as my partner on this tune. This song is for all lovers of harder rock 'n' roll. The German fraction from Munich and Duisburg - Kai & HG, 12 / 2016
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Hg Schmitz - Barefoot jigs on pushpins/ 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - BREVITY'S THE SOUL OF WIT, 2005 / 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY to DOUG STEIGERWALD ! All best wishes from Hilde and I, Doug !! One more post of a recording from the past for all the rockers of you. Another very simple structured punk rock tune - LOUD, SPEEDY, HOT & SHORT. Originally recorded in 2005. Remastered in 2016. HG, 2005 - 12 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Brevity's the soul of wit/ 2005 / 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - MISIMPRESSIONS, 2016 This is reggae music - some deep roots reggae. The song got originally recorded in 2006. It was my year of doing a lot of reggae stuff. I have started to remaster a serie of songs from that time. "MISIMPRESSIONS" is one of them. I love this monotone groove and the simplicity of that tune. Less is really more sometimes. The song contains no complex guitar solos or other elaborate arrangements. Even the horns are very simple but this is exactly what the song needs. So I hope you like it the same as I do. HG, 2006 - 11 / 2106 © 2016 HGS - PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - COMING TRUE, 2016 This is one more release of a reggae production I did originally in 2006. All instrument tracks are from that time. If you are really believing in something it will come true one day. That's what this song is about. Sometimes your dreams relapse but if you keep on fighting to realise them they will come true. This song is for my Baby. I found the video footage called "The Windmill Farmer" on Vimeo. It is such a sweet little animation that speaks out of my soul. HG, 2006 - 11 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - SHIFTED, 2007 / 2016 This funk tune got originally recorded in 2007. The remix and remaster is from 2016. I have added a new drum line and improved the synth solo as good as possible. All other instrument tracks are from 2007. Idea, Composition, All Instruments And Programmings, Arrangements, Mix And Mastering by HG SCHMITZ. Video taken from Vimeo for strictly non-commercial purposes. HG, 2007 - 11 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - THREE YEARS, 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MY DEAR SNUFF !!! Yesterday, one day before your birthday, we had been "Three Years" together. That's why I called your birthday song like this. Everything else that has to be said you will read in the video. I wish I could be there today. I LOVE YOU ! HG, 11 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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MAURICIO GARAY - HG SCHMITZ JUST FOLLOW YOUR NOSE, 2016 A real pleasure for me having the opportunity of working with one of the best vocal artists I know - MAURICIO GARAY. The instrumental got recorded many years ago. Before I asked Mauricio to sing to it I did a complete remix and remaster of the original tracks. The vocals had always been missing on the tune but now I got the perfect singer for this piece of music. You made me very happy with the final results, Mauricio. MAURICIO GARAY: LYRICS & VOCALS HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL MIX AND MASTERING I hope the American people do well with their decision who's becoming the next President of their nation. Of course, there are the American folks only who are allowed to vote but the person who's gonna rule the USA in future is also very important for all the rest of the world. Enjoy listening everybody ! Mauricio & HG, 11 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS LYRICS: I got an email in my box today it said don't you bother coming in, the company is on its way to a place that pays some dividends, retirement will have to wait and we need to borrow your last check, to help pay for the brand new help, we wish you all the very best. World record-breaking stocks, the world meanwhile just laughs and mocks. how long can we keep on eating the lies, constantly repeating Race relations on the rocks, the little ones are needing socks sister, brother, father, mother, dont forget, to love each other Leaders make themselves to last, they want power they want cash, you know I'd like to help you son, but I got a campaign I need run, don't forget to cast your vote, cause I'm your last and only hope, a millionaire and your own show, smells so good just follow your nose All of mankind on the brink, hating so much they can't think, sister, brother, father, mother, dont forget, to love each other The world is running out of time, just for once lets use our minds bells and whistles should be sounding, final warning pressure mounting Race relations on the rocks, the little ones their needing socks sister, brother, father, mother, dont forget, to love each other All of mankind on the brink, hating so much they can't think, blaming it all on each other, can't we talk to one another
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STIG JONES + HG SCHMITZ - LUNATIC BLUES, 2016 This is the very first common project of Alan and me. We once worked on the legendary "Experiment Project" but we never did a particular song together. That changes today. A while ago I sent Alan a blues instrumental which got originally recorded around 2005 or 2006. I asked him if he would like to write some lyrics for the tune and to put his awesome and unique raw voice onto the song. He agreed and today we can present our final results. As an enthusiast of the blues Alan participated many times in the "Blues Thursday" on Fandalism. For me it is my first contribution ever to that happening. STIG JONES: LYRICS AND VOCALS HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, GUITARS, DRUM AND BASS PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, MIX AND MASTERING, VIDEO EDITING Alan & HG, 10 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS Lyrics: LUNATIC BLUES Here`s Johnny! .... and is he in a strange mood! so lock up your frog spawn because he`s coming for your custard........ insert the pickle & we`ll begin.... wibble wibble..... walking down the avenue feeling good coz I`m sniffing glue people all around me stop & stare I`m walkin round in my underwear ! I`m Doctor Jekyl & Sister Hyde Feeling real Kentucky fried I got them old lunatic blues I got them old lunatic blues I`m the mad man from the front page Colonel Kurtz on the rampage you know it ! I'm the guy you don't want to meet when you`re alone on the street ahooo! Yes I got them old lunatic blues I got them old lunatic blues I got them old lunatic blues I got them old lunatic blues I'm the guy you don't want to meet when you`re alone on the street I got them old lunatic blues I got them old lunatic blues Doctor Jekyl , Sister Hyde Feeling real Kentucky fried you know that it's true I`m mad I am ooh nice guitar! Lunatic Lunatic Lunatic I am mad ! Yes, I am ! .......will you walk the wheel with us?
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HG SCHMITZ - NO LIMITS, 2006 / 2016 Another remaster of a song that got originally recorded and programmed in 2006. All tracks I used are the original tracks from 2006 except the drum line which I programmed completely new around one month ago. This one is for lovers of Big Band Funk. I want to dedicate this project to Mr. RICH KNOOP. HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICH !! All the best wishes from Hilde and myself. HG, 2006 - 10 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - No limits/ 2006 / 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - BIG MOUTH AND COLD FEET, 2016 The day of decision is coming closer. This is my statement about both - pest and cholera. I disbelieve the day of decision will be the day of judgement at the same time. Whoever wins this election - what the world gets is a disease. One of both candidates will be the next President of The United States. Can you imagine ? A disaster for the whole world. I guess being stoned could be the better way to stand it. But even then it's getting hard. This is a reggae jam originally recorded in 2006, remastered 2016. HG, 10 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - A NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK, 2016 Of course, it is my birthday today but there is also a guy from Kemp, Texas, USA, who is celebrating the same as I do today - MR. ALEX HENDRIX HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEX ! All best wishes from Hilde and myself, bro !! How could I forget your date of birth when it is the same as mine ? Thank you very much for the congratulations you sent to me today. Now it is my turn to send some to you. Here is a song for you which got originally recorded in 2008. I have remixed and remastered it in the past few days. This is FUNK !! HG, 2008 - 09 / 2016 © 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - A needle in a haystack/ 2016
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ANNEMIEK BEEX - HG SCHMITZ WOOPIE, 2016 Written by ANNEMIEK BEEX. She played all keys, added the opening guitar riff which is running through the entire song, programmed the bass line and did the video editing. I programmed the drums, but I have to confess that my drum line only works in combination with Annemiek's drums which she also programmed for the original recording she sent me. You don't really hear her drums in the final mix but without them my drum line would be worth nothing. So please trust me - they are definitely there. I played also all other guitars and did the final mix and mastering. Actually I had absolutely no time for joining Annemiek on a collab but she captured me with her FUNK and JAZZ ! Currently I have no amp. My Marshall is out of function and I can't afford the reparing. So I used the Guitar Rig sounds and played my guitars directly into my audio interface. That needs a lot of adjustments and is very time consuming. Thanks for sending me this tune, Annemiek. Actually you haven't asked me to join you on this song but I couldn't resist working on it ! That wasn't the first time it happened like this. Annemiek & HG, 09 / 2016 © 2016 - Annemiek Beex
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Hg Schmitz - Woopie/ 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - ONE BEER SHORT OF A SIXPACK, 2010 / 2016, AUDIO VERSION Because my video software is a sound killer I want to post the audio version of Mark Hall's birthday song parallel to the video version. The sound quality of the audio is way better. Relating to sound I'm acting very perfectionistic and I want to give any listener the chance to hear my music in best quality. The intro of the video version I left out. Dear Mark ! Once again HAPPY BIRTHDAY from Hilde and I ! HG, 2010 - 09 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - One beer short of a sixpack/ 2010 / 2016/ audio version
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HG SCHMITZ - ONE BEER SHORT OF A SIXPACK, 2010 / 2016, The guys from the British island are always acting so very complicated. Yesterday it was John Lunn who celebrated his birthday. Today it is MARK HALL. Hey Mark ! Couldn't you have asked your Mom to deliver you one day earlier ??? Or couldn't John have asked his mother for a one day delay ? It would have been way easier for me to create a common birthday video for the both of you in one go !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY MARK from Hilde and I! We wish it would rain beer for you today so you could fill up your glass by holding it out of the window !! And I'm talking about real beer. German beer, of course, lol !!! Have a splendid day with your wife and kids. We love ya !!! Btw, just for your enjoyment I have posted the audio version of the song parallel. The sound quality is way better. HG, 2010 - 09 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - LET'S FACE THE FACTS, 2009 / 2016 Hello John !! Just a little something to your birthday from Hilde and I. Last year I'd send you an acoustic piece which Hilde and I developed to an elaborate band version later. This year I decided to accord something totally different to you. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR FRIEND ! You are a very special person for Hilde and me. We like to thank you for your friendship. You are deep in our hearts. Please have a glorious day today and many more. Hilde & HG HG, 2009 - 09 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Let's face the facts/ 2009 / 2016
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CHET FORTUNE - HG SCHMITZ IT`S A STRETCH, 2016 This song Chet and I want to dedicate to SAM GOULD and his birthday of today. Music is the best, Sam. You and your skills are one proof for that, as well in singing, playing the keys and producing. May this day of today be a great one for you and yours. All best wishes from Chet and myself. Chet & HG, 08 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - It`s a stretch/ 2016
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Hg Schmitz - Happy birthday sam !!!
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HG SCHMITZ - BOILED WEENIES, 2010 / 2016 An acoustic jam. 2 guitars used - a Martin and an Ovation. Recorded in 2010, remastered 08 / 2016. Hi Melvin ! Think this must be something for you. Acoustic guitar music on some weenies with mustard ! I know you have two hobbies - eating and playing the 12-string. HG, 2010 - 08/ 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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SAGOBA + HG SCHMITZ - MIAMI NIGHTLIFE, 2016 Sam and I came together for a new collaboration. For me it is such a great kind of working with him. We are complementing one another perfectly during the whole production process. We scrutinised ourselves continuously, gave advices to each other, recommended new ideas and talked a lot about our tune just to find the best improvements for the entire project. For instance, we both worked on the percussions which are included and it took us a longer time to find the optimal solution. It is just fun working with a skilled and extremely talented musician and producer like him. In case of singing there's only one Sam Gould. His voice is simply unique. He's not a vocalist only - he is a singer artist in the very best meaning of the word. Without his passion and the addings he put on to the tune this song would be just an ordinary piece of music. I am very proud of having you on my side here, Sam. SAGOBA: LYRICS, MELODY, VOCALS, ORGAN, PERCUSSION, ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, GUITARS, PROGRAMMINGS OF BASS, E-PIANO, DRUMS, PERCUSSION AND HORNS, ARRANGEMENTS, PREVIOUS MIX AND MASTERING, VIDEO EDITING Please enjoy watching and listening everybody ! Sam & HG, 07 / 2016 © 2016 This is a SaGoBa / Schmitz Production LYRICS: Verse Drivin' down there, on my way When i'm comin' back, really can't say Moon comin' up on Biscayne Bay and Hialeah Got the top down, wind in my hair Sometimes you've got to, slow down and stare High heels and short skirts, just set the table Chorus Night life, down to SOBE to night Miami nightlife, oh, Little Havana, so right Miami nightlife, Hoy Como Ayer (Today as yesterday) Miami nightlife, there's salsa in the air Verse To the beach now, Soakin' up rays at the pool bar, what do I gaze A hot young senorita, oh, I'm in heaven We dance the night away, tequila for two Timbales crackin', some latin voodoo This night's on fire, and there's no turnin' back Chorus Miami nightlife, down to SOBE tonight Miami nightlife, oh, Little Havana, so right Miami nightlife, Hoy Como Ayer (Today as yesterday) Miami nightlife, there's salsa in the air Miami nightlife, can you feel it? Sax solo Bridge Half Chorus Miami nightlife Miami nightlife
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HG SCHMITZ - THE CROWN OF ALL, 2013, (Reworked Version 2016) This song got originally written and recorded in 2013. Now I remastered the audio track but actually there was another thing that bothered me since 3 years. I had always been unsatisfied with the faults on the video. At that time I used an unlicensed video software. The big drawback was that it faded in the brand's name right into the middle of the picture here and there. It was a test version. This particular song is one of my personal favourites of all songs I've ever recorded. It was time to recreate the video and that's what I did now. Acoustic Guitar, Electric Guitar, Bass - and Drum Programmings, Arrangement, Mix and Mastering by HG SCHMITZ. There are no keys or synths used. HG, 2013 - 08 / 2016 © 2013 HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - The crown of all/ 2013/ (reworked version 2016)
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HILDE SVENDSRUD - JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD - HG SCHMITZ MARIA'S LIES, 2016 After several harder rock, funk and punk songs I posted lately this new production is totally different. MARIA'S LIES is a slow and calm rock ballad. Hilde and I asked Johnny Grauengaard to join us and that Danish man who lives his life in Sweden knows exactly what a tune needs. Actually, he always sung the lead vocals when Hilde and I worked with him but this time he took himself back putting his focussing on some additional vocals and the backings. And I tell ya - he did it absolutely perfectly. Thank you very much for being with us on this project, Johnny. You have supported Hilde's leads tremendously great and I think it is almost impossible to make it better than this. My Sweetheart Hilde exceled herself on this song. I'm so proud of her. She's a brilliant vocalist and she performed this particular vocal exercise in a perfect manner. I love you, Snuff ! Please enjoy your listen Ladies and Gentlemen. HILDE SVENDSRUD: LYRICS, VOCALS, VIDEO EDITING JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD: ADDITIONAL AND BACKING VOCALS, FINAL MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, ARRANGEMENTS, PREVIOUS MIX AND MASTERING Hilde, Johnny & HG, 07 / 2016, © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS LYRICS: She used to be a dancer - she walked into the night - with golden shoes and her eyes open wide. Everybody told her she could shine so bright and every night she stepped into The light! Her beauty was a blessing and the shadows on the wall - left her heart behind - Life can be so cruel - darkness is the dancer of the broken mind(s) under the blue moon she could break down and cry - nowbody saw cause nobody could see Marias lies - they could fall into - Marias eyes - Everybody wanted a piece of Marias lies - Marias eyes - Marias lies They got her heart broken in so many ways ! Everybody can get their heart broken some day - and if they fall into the ground again ( "the broken Hearts") they fall again and nobody knows they fall again about the beauty of Marias lies ! Marias lies Marias lies Marias lies you shine so bright in the neon light Marias lies !
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HG SCHMITZ - HEEDLESS MANIACS, 2010 / 2016 22nd of July, 2016 - a day of mourning for Germany. On that particular day I'd been on my way back home from Norway. While my stopover at the airport of Amsterdam where I waited for the connection flight to Germany my cohabitee Hilde Svendsrud sent me a message with the news about the shooting in Munich. So I checked the internet for some more information but the situation was quite unclear. After 2 days have passed by now we finally know that 10 people have lost their lives. A young man in the age of 18 killed 9 innocent persons and committed suicide after his brutal actions. There was this unreleased song from 2010 with the title "HEEDLESS MANIACS" I got reminded of by these horrible happenings. I want to dedicate it to the victims and their relations. The video I found on Vimeo. All instruments, arrangements, programmings, mix and mastering by HG SCHMITZ. HG, 07 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - PUT IT IN A NUTSHELL, 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAMES !!! Hilde and I want to send you our best wishes to your celebration day of today. We`d been on the road since the early morning to visit some of Hilde`s relations. That`s why we post your birthday gift so late. I have decided for some harder rock `n` roll and I hope you will like this one. Have some good drinks and enjoy the party jointly with lots of your friends !! Greetings from Norway, Hilde & HG HG, 07 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Put it in a nutshell/ 2016
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MARK HALL + HG SCHMITZ - SEE YOU, 2016 This is a sweet little catchy pop song written by MARK HALL. Mark played all the keyboards, the bass, wrote the lyrics and sung the vocals. I added the drums, programed the saxophone and made the mix and final mastering. Mark is a master of pop tunes like this. Most of his music is more smooth, mellow and sometimes a little sad but this time it is not. This is happy music and I'm really glad I became a part of it. Please enjoy Ladies and Gentlemen !! Mark & HG, 07 / 2016 HGS PRODUCTIONS © 2016 All Rights - Mark Hall
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HG SCHMITZ - FULL MOON OVER LILLEHAMMER, 2013 / 2016 More than 3 years ago I made my very first attempt in composing and recording classical music. At that time I produced a soundtrack for a movie. There had been a lot of material I didn't use for this film music and so I decided to put all the leftovers together to a new production. Creating classical music is maybe the biggest challenge for a producer because everything you do on guitar or bass, all the programmings, the arrangements and the mix needs a different approach as producing rock or pop music. So here comes something totally different as you usually know from me. This work is subdivited into 3 parts: Act 1 - Prelude - "Drum Fun" Act 2 - "Full Moon Over Lillehammer" Act 3 - "Another Day, Another Way" There is a list of the instruments and sounds I used at the end of the video. Btw, the photo got shot by HILDE SVENDSRUD from the balcony of her apartment. Actually, the song had another title but Hilde's picture inspired me to change it to the current one. Please enjoy ! HG, 2013 - 06 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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HG SCHMITZ - WANNABEES IN LEADERSHIP, 2008 / 2016 This is some Funk and Rock in one go. Originally recorded in 2008, remastered 2016. HG, 2008 - 06 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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BLIND FLIGHT The Crew: Harry Thompson: Drums and Production Kjell Johansson: Bass Kai Liebert: Organ and Synths CJ Berry: Lead Guitar HG Schmitz: Rhodes, Rhythm Guitar, Saxophone This teaser will lead you to the song !!!
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SECOND LEVEL MUSIC PRODUCTIONS (SLMP) VIDEO BLOG Hi Everybody !! Don't wanna make too much speech here. Please watch the video teaser and listen to what Harry has to say. Go to You Tube and SUBSCRIBE !!!!!!!!!!!!!
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HG SCHMITZ - SUDDEN KNOCKOUT, 2007 / 2016 This is another remaster of a song which got originally produced in 2007. The circumstances of life can knock you out from one moment to the other. Exactly this happened to me a few weeks ago. Because I can't film the whole story of these daily occurrences which are going on I looked for some symbolic footage that puts the title "SUDDEN KNOCKOUT" in a nutshell. I'm a pacifist and conscientious objector. I hate all kinds of violence. But I'm a huge fan of boxing. In the 70's I stood up in the middle of the night to watch box fights in TV. In those days boxing was at the top of the level. And the very best boxer of all times was Muhammad Ali. I decided for the "Rumble In The Jungle Fight" from 1974 in Kinshasa, Zaire (today Democratic Republic Of Kongo). With a "SUDDEN KNOCKOUT" Ali beat George Foreman totally unexpected. In my opinion it was one of the biggest sensations in history of sports the world has ever seen. Even after 42 years this event is still in my mind. Please enjoy watching the video and listening to this very hard rocker. Some would call it metal. HG, 2007 - 05 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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SA.GO.BA. + HG SCHMITZ - SHE'S THE CHOSEN ONE, 2014 / 2016 This song we originally released in 2014. A few weeks ago Sam started to remix and remaster the whole tune. He redid his vocals and added some new drums and bass parts. All the works of the entire new version were done by Sam. The final results are speaking for itself. Sam - you made this song as precious as it never has been before. I'm so glad having you on my side. Thanks for all the efforts you put into this track. You made this project to something very special. SAM GOULD: LYRICS, VOCALS, ADDITIONAL DRUMS AND BASS ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL REMIX AND REMASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, BASIC ARRANGEMENT, BASIC MIX AND MASTERING, VIDEO Special thanks to HILDE SVENDSRUD for her help on editing the final video version. Sam & HG, 2014 - 05 / 2016 © 2016 - Sa.Go.Ba. / HGS Productions LYRICS: 1st verse i can see now, i'm prone to extremes i forget how, it's just a matter of dreams under water, just gasping for air if i don't nail this, i'm goin' down in despair i can feel it, i'm not gonna run i'm gonna steal it, she's the chosen one 2nd verse walkin uptown, i'm startin my day my mind is downtown, life just gets in the way turn off that radio, i can't take it no more i'm gettin out of here, just one knock on my door i can feel it, i'm not gonna run i can't conceal it, she's the chosen one she's the chosen one she's the chosen one she's the chosen one yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah etc
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Hg Schmitz - She's the chosen one/ 2014 / 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - SWEET 'n RAW, 2007 / 2016 Actually I'd never thought to bring this song to release one day. I'd always been assured about the potential the tune has but the sound quality of the original tracks from 2007 hasn't been in a satisfying condition. All the guitars got recorded on an 8-track REVOX tape recorder. Bass and drums are programed. Years ago I digitised the guitar tracks and burned them on a CD. Even the programmings of drums and bass weren't that well. I never dared to work on that stuff until last month. Then I started to put all the material together and improved the sound as good as possible. The final results aren't totally satisfying. Even now the sound isn't perfect. But there isn't more I could get out of these tracks and so I'm very happy I can present it the way its right now. This song is something for people who like it a bit harder. It is no metal but some good old hard rock. Hope you like it. HG, 2007 - 05 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - Sweet 'n raw/ 2007 / 2016
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HILDE SVENDSRUD - JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD - HG SCHMITZ ONE HEART, 2016 The instrumental of this song got finished a while ago. Hilde and I had planed to do it by our own but then we decided to ask JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD to join us. Hilde had the idea. It was a wise decision. Johnny is the perfect vocalist for pop music like this and together with Hilde I can't imagine a better team for this production. HILDE SVENDSRUD: ADDITIONAL AND BACKING VOCALS, VIDEO EDITING, COVER PIC JOHNNY GRAUENGAARD: LYRICS, LEAD VOCALS, VOCAL ARRANGEMENTS, FINAL MIX AND MASTERING HG SCHMITZ: IDEA AND COMPOSITION, ALL INSTRUMENTS AND PROGRAMMINGS, INSTRUMENTAL ARRANGEMENTS, PREVIOUS MIX AND MASTERING Special thanks to LINUS GRAUENGAARD for recording the footage of his father which is included in this video. We hope you enjoy our song. Hilde, Johnny & HG, 05 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS All Rights - Schmitzruds / Grauengaard
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Hg Schmitz - One heart/ 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - THE LIGHTMAN, 2008 / 2016 17th of May - today is the National Day of Norway and the whole country is celebrating. But today is also the birthday of Mr. TEDD VAN WAGNER and Hilde and I want to celebrate it, too. HAPPY BIRTHDAY from the two of us, TEDD !!! After you accomplished the 62nd year of your life today we want to wish you many more years of happiness, fun, health and contentedness. As musicians we really adore your skills and musicianship. As humans we like the humble and modest character you have - never detached or arrogant - always with both feet on the ground and friendly to everybody. The tracks of this song I recorded and programed many years ago in 2008. The project got never published before. I have remastered the whole stuff as good as I could cause the former sound wasn't that well. Now I feel satisfied with it and want to dedicate the tune to you and your birthday of today. Btw, the title "THE LIGHTMAN" has a special meaning to me and Hilde. Maybe she tells you about it if you ask her. For myself I want to keep it as my secret, lol !!! Have a good time over there. HG, 05 /2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - The lightman/ 2008 / 2016
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HG SCHMITZ - THE FEAST, 2015 The song got posted on Facebook a while ago but has never been on Fando. This is some progressive rock music. After the song got recorded I was searching for a video that fits to it. Accidentally, I found an animation with the title "The Last Feast" on Vimeo - so very similar to the title I used for the song.. This little film is telling such a nice and thoughtful story. Please enjoy watching and listening. HG, 11 / 2015 © 2015 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - The feast/ 2015
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HG SCHMITZ - IN NEXT TO NO TIME, 2004 / 2016 HAPPY BIRTHDAY DESSYDINHO ! All best wishes from Hilde and I. The birthday reminder of Facebook told me about your upcoming birthday a few days ago. At this day I'd been working on two remasters of songs of which I thought they would have got lost for all times. I re-discovered the separate audio tracks on a hard disk drive I found in my cellar around 3 or 4 months ago. Step by step I'm going to sight all the material but haven't had so much time for it. The two tracks I mentioned are a ska piece and this reggae tune here. The ska song is for Hilde to sing. The reggae song is my birthday gift for you. It was quite difficult to remaster the old tracks satisfyingly. All tracks I used are the original tracks from 2004, except the first rhythm guitar which I recorded a week ago. The technical works on the mix had been very time consuming. There are many parts of the drums and the guitars which I dubbed to the limit, lol. Our taste in case of the reggae style is totally different but I know you love this music as much as I do. So I hope you will enjoy this little track. Btw, the horns are sounding so very naive at some points. You could never use horns sounding like this for any other kind of music but reggae. Somehow reggae music needs "oblique" sounding horns, especially this kind of dubbed roots reggae. The video I found on VIMEO is a movie about the island of Jamaica. You will see people, typical food, beautiful landscapes and you will also smell a little bit of the unique flair this paradise offers. Have a great day today. Celebrate with your loved ones and have a good time. You always use the words "ONE LOVE". The one love we both have is MUSIC ! Cheers ! HG, 04 / 2016, 2004 / 2016 © 2016 - HGS PRODUCTIONS
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Hg Schmitz - In next to no time/ 2004 / 2016
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