Bolsheviks of Madrid is collaboration with Bret Hamilton and myself. Save Room for Dessert is on our debut album, “Resurfaced”. The cover art is by Todd Alcott.
Bolsheviks of Madrid’s second album, Shopping Mall, just came out on YouTube this morning.
I play bass on many of the tracks (as well as other instruments.) Bolsheviks of Madrid is a collaboration with Bret Hamilton and myself. The cover art is by Todd Alcott.
Here is a YouTube link to the album:
(I’ll post a Spotify link as soon as it is available.)
Here is the Spotify link to
Bolsheviks of Madrid
The Bolsheviks of Madrid is collaboration with Bret Hamilton and myself.
Shiny Car at Midnight is a track from our album Shopping Mall. This is one of the tracks I that I played bass on. The cover art is by Todd Alcott.
Bret made this video.
I was tidying my YT channel and found this “gem” of the past. The very first track I have done. FL Studio was still Fruity Loops Studio and it was complicated and confusing , Nonetheless, my first finished track if anyone would like to check it out.
Have a good one.
How far back are we talking here? Did you make the sunset scene using Bryce for Mac by any chance??
Hey, it was uploaded 12 years ago. And the image is done with some old Maya I think. But I definitely get why you recalled Bryce while looking at it.
this is sooo slick…loved it!
Just now getting to listen to it and I agree. Really nice use of reverb there. Sounds like there’s a phaser in there too? Well done on the effects and mixing.
I appreciate you noticing the mixing and mastering on this. We were going for something that sounded like driving on wet streets at night.
You pulled it off well, that was a nice and definitely wet effect
I used a phaser and reverb, along with a little EQ when I mastered this track.
Testimony is another track from the Bolsheviks of Madrid album, Shopping Mall.
It is the only track on the album that I sing the lead vocals (Bret Hamilton does the background vocals on this track.)
Another weekend and “therapeutic music session” is thing of the past. Idea of two basses playing with and off each other always sounded neat, but rarely I actually come close to make it work even in the slightest. But it actually works in couple places here, at least for me … . Bass here is combination of Sire M2 through Zoom multi-effect and Korg OpSix through Tsar1 VST Reverb. Glued together by Art SCL compressor.
Have a great week, ladies and gentlemen.
I really like how this piece flows.
Thanks for sharing.
I like this a lot @wellbi !!!
The only thing I would say is the low end is so ominous yet the higher ‘melody’ is a bit playful.
I guess my dark side wants something more hard edged sounding as the ‘melody’, but this works well too.
Thanks for the feedback. I think I know what you mean. It’s missing a lot of the orchestral track. (the clarinet part is really “but this works well too” … ) But I am so, so bad at transcribing what I hear in my head into actual orchestration. You can’t do it without dynamic changes in techniques (When writing violins, horns, windpipes, etc.) and it’s so tedious in software. … But I saved this project instead of the usual discarding it, and frankly in a couple of places even after a good night’s sleep, I am bobbing my head to the rhythm, so one day I will probably realize those French horns, Violas, and Oboes that it’s missing.
Thank you, John.