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Life

By onezero on May 3, 2020 9:45 pm

Back to the funk.  I'd had some rhythmic ideas with a little half-a-shuffle (this remains in the middle section), did some keys against them (removed), and had a few good ideas for bass...followed up by a last-minute bassline that ended up being the main theme. Funky guitars seemed like the inevitable next step. (Epiphone Moderne, Vox Wah and Reuss RF-01 + Wah).


Standard signal chain and processing for this, though there's a surprise little intro/outro effect by rolling off lows and highs with Auto-Filter, and putting that through Cabinet.  Unusually, I kept things mostly dry, but added in occasional sends to a convolution reverb, a delay, and an echo plugin.  Full-Chain Master on everything.


Title comes from the Hebrew word for life having a numerical value of 18. Life, folks! It's important!

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May 4, 2020 2:29 am

May 4, 2020 3:06 am

Funky, ya dig. Right on.

May 4, 2020 2:01 pm

Love the extra little reverby touches over the bass, which is also excellent. The sound of a bass guitar will be cool until the end of time.

May 4, 2020 3:32 pm

May 9, 2020 7:38 pm

Lively.

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