Then He Kissed Me (Ultra GAMELAN Mix!)

January 8, 2009 8:52 PM

A cover of "Then He Kissed Me" by The Crystals that I threw together this morning, primarily featuring gamelan instrumentation.

I'd sampled a bunch of gamelan instruments at my old college about a year ago, but never got around to doing anything with. So I pitch-shifted them to fit a western scale, and did this. The original version of this song happens to be one of my favorite songs EVER, btw.

posted by clcapps (4 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

Is that warbly organ sound a gamelan instrument too? This is kinda cool.
posted by arcanecrowbar at 5:05 PM on January 9, 2009

No, that's just an organ. And the kick/snare/hats aren't gamelan instruments either.

The instrument playing the first main riff is a Saron, the one that comes in during the second verse (in the off-beats) is a Bonang, and the high one that comes in closer to the end is a Peking.
posted by clcapps at 6:15 PM on January 9, 2009

Totally rad, I must say. Well done, my dear fellow.
posted by LMGM at 4:26 PM on January 10, 2009

Here's the Flying Lizards version.
posted by eccnineten at 7:48 PM on January 16, 2009 [1 favorite]

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