Dear friends. After the “Sort-of-tutorial” videos that I published recently, I have been receiving requests to give classes online. I do have experience to teach in music schools and I am currently gathering the necessary gear and information to be able to teach bass lessons by Skype. I intend to start with this project byContinue reading “Online Lessons – 1st announcement”
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Bass: Rickenbacker 4001CS Strings: Rotosound Swing Bass RS66LD (45-105, stainless steel) Signal conditioning: Boss LM-2 (limiter) Preamp: Sansamp Bass Driver DI (BDDI) Signal path: Bass→LM-2→BDDI→PC
Dear friends, Almost after one year since Chris passed away, fans from all over the world unite to pay tribute to Our Hero. I would like to thank to all of those who took the time to be involved in this second edition, hoping that this video will demonstrate the singular love that Chris generated inContinue reading “#playforChris2”
#playforChris2 – announcement
Dear Friends, the second edition of “Play For Chris” is open to all who wish to join in a demonstration of thankfulness, remembering and celebrating the life and music of Chris Squire. Here’s how you can participate: 1 – Record a video of yourself singing or playing your instrument of choice, preferably something from Chris or Yes’ catalogue. Please act especially forContinue reading “#playforChris2 – announcement”
Soft as a Dove
Here is “Soft as a Dove” – recorded on the night of the 4th of March, in honour of Chris’ 68th birthday. Happy Birthday, Chris!
Chris Squire and the 8-string bass – Part 3
This is the first (sort of) tutorial video of a series I am doing about Chris playing the 8-string bass. I began on episode 3, talking about the use of the Ranney bass from 90125 on.
Bass: Zon Sonus 8 Strings: D’Addario Effects: Boss LM-2 Limiter Signal path: Bass→LM-2→PC
Machine Messiah (HD Remaster)
Around six years ago I was experimenting with video effects and recorded this cover of Machine Messiah. Since then, YouTube’s audio and video compression capabilities improved a lot so I figured that this one could be sort of remastered both sonic and visually. As I had the green screen behind me, and although the lightingContinue reading “Machine Messiah (HD Remaster)”
Montreux’s Theme (Rickenbacker)
Here is the Rickenbacker version of Montreux’s Theme, which came second on the poll in which the Fender Jazz Bass has got more votes as we were trying to guess which bass was used by Chris Squire for this beautiful instrumental. For the recordings I chose to boil old Rotosound strings, which sounded better that brandContinue reading “Montreux’s Theme (Rickenbacker)”
Last June, I had the honour of participating on the Improvised Music Festival MIA, in Atouguia da Baleia. This was the 3rd edition. For those who are interested to know more about this festival, I leave here some links: http://mia-festival.blogspot.pt/