This one’s from my Island Funk CD. It’s the first CD I tried recording, mixing and mastering on my own. Even though some of the mixes where a bit dodgy, I think I came up with some cool lines and grooves for the bass. Great sax solo by Shabaka Hutchings.
Island Funk (Free [...]
“It was twenty years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play They’ve been going in and out of style But they’re guaranteed to raise a smile.”
Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Lennon/McCartney)
I’ve been busy getting things in order for my new CD and I realised it’s been 10yrs since [...]
Here’s the final version. I’m always trying out different styles when creating a song, but I wasn’t very satisfied with the keyboard tones I used in my earlier takes. I’ve been busy working on the tones from my m9 and decided to only use my bass along with a drum groove for this [...]
Whoo Hooo!!!! Here’s an upbeat funky track using just my Fender 4 string Jazz Bass and a line6 m9 effects pedal. I took a step back from my Island Funk ( http://barbadosguitar.com/wordpress/ ) project to work on some tone tweaking on the m9, and came up with this after a 7 minute jam. I’ll [...]
What a revelation. I finished this track in 2 days.
Big Calm (M4) by AndreDonawa
I’ve been busy wrestling with my first track ‘New Velocity’ for my Island Funk 2 album since January.
5 MONTHS AGO. ARGHHHHHHH!!!
I tried a number of different approaches stylistically speaking, but was not happy with [...]
New Velocity (Lyrics, more synths and drum change) by AndreDonawa
Hmmmmm…. I’m going to have to finish this soon. It seems I’m taking longer between each post.
The intro was a little boring so I added a “Late Breaking News” synth line and a panning kick drum sample assortment, playing to a [...]
New Velocity (Bridge and Bass Solo) by AndreDonawa
Here’s what I have for the bridge so far. I’ll probably try to make it into some kind of bass solo and then back to the chorus.