Paint it Black

October 31, 2013 4:12 PM

For the request raffle, a cover of The Rolling Stones' Paint it Black in the surf rock guitar style of Dick Dale.

This was a lot of fun. Definitely not within my usual style, but I had a blast trying to recreate the guitar sounds. I wanted to add tambourine, but I actually couldn't find mine, so it is what it is. I hope you like it.

posted by TheNegativeInfluence (8 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite

Yet another raffle request that feels like I made the request and forgot about it. Love it.
posted by MCMikeNamara at 9:42 AM on November 1, 2013


That's a tricky request, but a damn good effort. Liking your rock voice there, plus the guitar sounds great!
posted by comealongpole at 9:58 AM on November 1, 2013 [1 favorite]


Fuck yeah.
posted by uncleozzy at 9:59 PM on November 1, 2013


oh HELL yes
posted by greenish at 3:26 AM on November 2, 2013


Unf, awesome. That riff turns so jagged and menacing when it's done in surf guitar style.
posted by capricorn at 7:31 PM on November 2, 2013 [2 favorites]


Nice!
posted by travertina at 10:49 AM on November 4, 2013


Amazing. The little glissandos or whatever they are called are perfect.
posted by Rock Steady at 7:23 AM on November 16, 2013


I’ve just been reminded of this, and came here to find that I never said thanks for making the song that I requested! This is great, just what I was hoping it would sound like! Sorry it’s taken almost 7 years to say so.
posted by logopetria at 9:29 AM on October 27, 2020


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