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JustVera Just Vera

Purmerend   Netherlands
Member since May 7, 2014

Collaborations: 95   Joined: 18   Tracks: 1,435


   

Bio

Beatles, Beatles and Beatles. Genesis, The Police, Joe Jackson, David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, Ian Dury, Gentle Giant, Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, Yes, Joe Satriani, Stevie Wonder. Those were just a few of my school day heroes. And some still are. Together with KT Tunstall, U2, Snow Patrol, Foo fighters and many others.

Played bass in a band for some years when I left school. We composed our own stuff, did some gigs, had fun and eventually split up. Back in The Seventies of the second millenium.

I married my wife, we raised two lovely kids and I embarked on my (direct) marketing career. In 2004 I picked up on creating music again. A dear friend introduced me to Reason and ever since I'm hooked. It's all the software I use and need to express my ideas. Without any theoretical musical background. I play it all. By ear. Only limited by my own creativity.

Over the last years I published 20 virtual CDs online. All covered by my alter ego Justus (http://worldofjustus.com/). My very own Reason-music, with some of my vocals on the latest albums. But I'm very much aware of the limitations of my vocals. So that's why I started JustVera: my music and various singers. My goal is to record/produce awesome rock/pop. Just for the fun of it. And if commercial possibilities pop up: fine. Then we'll take it from there. I think my clips (https://www.youtube.com/JustVeradotcom and https://vimeo.com/justvera) and mp3's (https://soundcloud.com/justvera) tell a lot about the range of styles JustVera is covering.

As for the perfect future, I really would like to build songs together. Preferably with lots of mutual feedback, where musicians would not only provide vocals, but also the melodies and lyrics. And real instruments of course. But these kind of collaborations surely have to grow.

Can you relate to my kind of music? Would you like to give it a try? Join the JustVera family? I really am looking forward to hear from you.

Btw Check out the latest album 'RAW and RECKLESS' -with loads of Kompozers- on https://open.spotify.com/album/35Uc2Txve0bZy080qtwb2c

(Or visit http://justvera.com/)

My Showcase Tracks
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The second version of 'Anytime you need me', based on Patricia Kigilcim's lyrics. With awesome sweet vocals from EllenDXY. Of course with the groovy drums of Bill McCarthy. And the inimitable lead guitar of The Joey. A truly epic solo. Anyway, enjoy this original lovesong. I do.
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Great lyrics? Great vocals? Great track? I'll leave the judgement up to you. All I can say it's JustVera. 100%. Definitely. (Thank you Mike Mantecon and Tarjei Skarlund!-).
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'Jump before you toch the ground': powerdrums-Chris, powervocals-Jeff, powerbass-Jordi, powerguitars-Mark, powerlyrics-Tez. SheerPower. JustVera.
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'Anytime you need me': Patricia Kigilcim (lyrics), Bill McCarthy (drums), Joey Six (lead guitar), Ian T (vocals/rhythm guitar) and JeanLui Toudou (bass). Where most JustVera productions take months or even years, this one took less than 3 weeks. Magical Creative work, all!
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JustVera stands for remarkable pop. 'Get away' definitely is a song which fits this description. Thanks to Amanda Moubarak, Lloyd Plueschow and Tarjei Skarlund. Life's too short for lifeless music, my friends.
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'River of Black' by Alexander K., Jordi Ribas, Todd Vierra and of course Rick Farrell. Clenched energy. Popful power. Another side of JustVera.
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'Cow NOW' probably is the best pop song I produced in years. Period. With a little help from my friends Robert Saint Denis, Tom H., Pepino Lorenzo and last but not least: Ian T.: some Team...
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Slash and burn... Thank you so much, Nuno, Chris and JeanLui for your really awesome contributions. Some convincing and powerful protest against the destruction of our rainforest. Share and care!
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Once upon a time thousands of cenotes were created all over Mexico?s Yucatan Peninsula. They were revered by the ancient Mayans as sacred wells. Now, 66 million years later there's 'The Deepest Blue'. Quite a special song, full of groove, originality, surprise and mystery.Thanks to you, a bunch of top league Kompoz musicians. Thank you, Bill, Jean Lui, Rob, Joey and Mike. I owe you one.
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And now for something completely different: 'You came'. The Leading Pleasures, Bill McCarthy, Parm Eah and Nigel Robinson. Temporary Britpop JustVera style!
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Latest Collaborations Created See All

Wolves

Adult Contemporary
9 Files, 1 day ago
JustVera JustVera
 

Slipsliding

Pop/Rock
16 Files, 9 days ago
JustVera JustVera, elizabethauzan
 

The Goal

Alternative
28 Files, 9 days ago
JustVera JustVera, NicolaOffidani
 

Anytime you need me

Adult Contemporary
102 Files, 13 days ago
JustVera JustVera, blaze345, PKigilcimlyricist + 4 more
 

Collaborations Joined See All

Thin Line

Indie Rock
40 Files, 3mo+3dy ago
MEWSProject MEWSProject, alyo, Owhit + 2 more
 

Rain in Summer

Adult Alternative
12 Files, 8mo+8dy ago
peterrand peterrand, ShannonB, Teek + 2 more
 

Ethereal portraits

Smooth Jazz
30 Files, 11mo+9dy ago
pramsay pramsay, Leafdriving, FIGSOUNDS + 5 more
 

Ethereal portraits

New Age
41 Files, 9mo+26dy ago
NicolaOffidani NicolaOffidani, FIGSOUNDS, MerryVera + 3 more
 

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