Thumping Funk

Remix step #2 (playing)


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On a scale of one to ten, how much fun did I have recording this track? Yes. It's like some unholy alliance of the RHCP and Lenny Kravitz getting together to reimagine the Starsky & Hutch theme tune using Disaster Area's speaker stack and Spinal Tap's 11-rated amps. Fantastic.

Oddly, this track Stan uploaded against one of my templates! I felt I should return the favour when he reposted it as a stand-alone template.

This is the first and only take I did of the drums. I'd listened through a couple of times to get the structure but after that I went for it. There's a ton of mistakes in there but I decided the attitude and energy outweighed any rough edges. There's a monstrous stick collision, a mis-timed triplet fill, etc., in there. But hell - it's rock 'n' roll with some serious funk.

Epic fun. Thanks, Stan.

No reverb on the HD drums.



February 18 2016 05:09:45
schwaglrschwaglr Solid performance!

February 17 2016 01:24:35
francisco alfrancisco al muito bom trabalho

February 17 2016 00:56:56
GirardGirard Great clean sound, all cylinders purring! Great as always my man.

February 17 2016 00:07:07
aleonzaleonz first take has it own magic, but i guess no matter how many take will give a magic if it's you who play it Martin :)

February 16 2016 13:24:50
JeebsieJeebsie Very Nice:)

February 16 2016 05:07:55
Lenny CowlerLenny Cowler great:)

February 16 2016 02:38:15
PsychoPsycho Great track MP... this is already a favorite 1/3 through :)
+1 February 16 2016 23:50:49 Psychompointon
Thanks, man. The tracks which work best are the ones you just let rip at and jam! This one went particularly to plan!
February 16 2016 02:04:00
AlbyAlby Perfect and powerful drumming!

February 16 2016 01:24:03
FunkystanFunkystan I guess we can say it's "funky fresh"^^... Pure pleasure, pure energy, I'd like to say something brillant, but I guess sometimes music can express better than words what we feel... So listen to this guys ^^ This guitar track is based on two basic parts. I've spontaneously followed the drums track, but one take you are listening to is a totally improvised first take at 2:45... Arrangements are made around it. It's a pure magic moment when something you are improvising sounds... Martin is a wizard he managed to join me in that particular moment improvising himself... It sounds like stage energy. Thanks for this Martin... Next time I go to UK I'll bring my guitar... ^^
+1 February 16 2016 01:39:27 Funkystanmpointon
You're welcome, Stan. Love this track.

If you're over in the UK, give me a shout - always up for a jam!
February 15 2016 22:43:55
OliVBeeOliVBee cool groovy funk rock :) niiiice !


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