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Bastards of Brooklyn

By NWSPR on January 14, 2018 11:50 pm

A good friend of mine down in Philly was recording drum tracks for a synth wave band and sent me his rough tracks... "do something with these" he says, so I slathered on lots of symphonic pop stuff all hand played, layered in individual tracks from the KingKorg. Vocoder is from the KingKorg as well.  Oh yeah, also Gibson Ripper bass guitar was the first on top of the drums.

Special Thanks to Joseph Livingston on drums! If I had just stopped with his track, I probably could do no better.

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January 15, 2018 1:02 am

Good work! I like the vocoder

January 15, 2018 2:00 am

And do something with it you did.

January 15, 2018 2:08 am

really precise hand-playing, gives a nice organic sound to the piece over the drumming. feel like i'm listening to the intro of a show about a bunch of robots living in brooklyn.

January 15, 2018 3:07 am

fun track wink

January 15, 2018 3:13 am

I'm getting a great ELO vibe. Love this!

January 15, 2018 2:07 pm

Really nice work!

January 15, 2018 7:03 pm

Moody and groovy and optimistic in a way. Cool, fav. smile

January 15, 2018 10:19 pm

Nice vibe, triumphant yet sort of melancholic? Cool piano glissandos smile

March 21, 2018 5:40 am
Sodabelly wrote:

I'm getting a great ELO vibe. Love this!

Wow, I was going to say the same thing!  I think because it is so upbeat and rocking, and then there is the synth + horns kind of idea going on.  Rad collaboration!

March 27, 2018 9:22 am
Sodabelly wrote:

I'm getting a great ELO vibe. Love this!

I think Jeff Line would surely approve smile

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