I just realized that I haven’t shared my WX5 videos here. I did them a while ago and posted them to Youtube but I’m guessing some of you haven’t seen them before. The WX5 is really fun to play because you configure it to sound like a variety (hundreds) of different instruments, and the voices
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Jump! by Cuellar
I recorded this tune today just before Sunday Lunch.
Being a kid is a lot of fun, and sometimes you enjoy music more when you suspend your “grown up” mind and just be a child again – even if its only for sixty seconds.
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Wine With Sunset by Adam Dawson Sunset Behemoth by Evan Leeson
Here’s a Reggae style piece I did recently that was inspired by my love of being on the ocean, aboard a ship.
One of my favourite places / times is
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“trio” by chacabuco
Here’s a really simple 12 bar blues piece I did in about 30 minutes on the WX5 with MixPad.
I can imagine three different versions of me sitting on a front porch somewhere in the Autumn sun drinking a few cold beers, and playing
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For the last couple of weeks I’ve been working on this rendition of Bach’s Fugue in G Minor “The Little” (BWV 578).
I’ve driven our entire house crazy with it, and now my poor wife, Liz, can’t get the tune out of her head. And I can’t stop whistling it and humming it as I
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Here’s a simple lullaby.
I picked out the simplest chord progression I could find, (I IV V) threw in a simple bridge (ii I ii V) and played a few different parts on different tracks. (Air Sax, Floboe, Bass Clarinet). The piano accompaniment is a what I got when I plugged the chords into Band
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Here’s some more live music from our jam session this morning.
As with previous sessions, Brian picks the chords on the guitar, and I improvise on the WX5 playing whatever music seems to fit.
The end result has plenty of mistakes. We could have tidied it up post-mix, but the aim of the exercise is
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Dammit! I have a cold, I’m as contagious as the plague, my voice is so deep I sound like I have three gonads, and I can’t go to music tomorrow.
So I did the next best thing and played a classical clarinet trio with two people I know pretty well – me and myself.
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