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Jazz Trio Improv #1

I recently did a fairly significant overhaul to my recording setup - trying out the new rig with a jazz trio type format with an improvised double bass part which I mic'd and DI'd the pickup & blended the two together. Stereo piano is from the Roland DP-90 and the drums are the factory brushes kit from the DP-90 also.
posted by CarrotAdventure on Apr 10, 2021 - 0 comments

Piano Jam 2020

Piano improvisation based on the initial riff that eventually goes into a groove section which I loop and add bass/drums. And then there is an outtro part after the groove with a cheeky solo on the fretless bass.
posted by CarrotAdventure on Jul 24, 2020 - 3 comments

GAIA jam

Featuring Carlos Najar on guitar and your homeboy carrotadventure on synths and drum machine. In this upbeat improv jam I am playing the Roland GAIA synth for chords and the Korg Monologue for bass. Also operating the Roland TR-8 for beats.
posted by CarrotAdventure on Feb 25, 2018 - 1 comment

Francesco Todeschini Piccolomini

Pope Pius III: His Facebook fan page says it all, but that may be because he served as pope for less time than William Henry Harrison served as POTUS. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Mar 4, 2011 - 4 comments

Giovanni Battista Cybo

Meet the inappropriately-named Pope Innocent VIII. Witch hunter. Innovator in the field of immolation. Simonist. Slave regifter. And don't forget about his army of bastard children placed the Vatican on the brink of financial ruin. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Mar 3, 2011 - 2 comments

Pietro Barbo

Paul II was a poster child (or grand-nephew) of papal nepotism. This fellow made it more difficult to downsize church government because of his tendancy to appoint new cardinals in private. Oh yeah, he also loved bling and some accounts cite his fatal heart attack happening whilst being sodomized by his boy lover. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Mar 2, 2011 - 0 comments

Alfonso de Borja

You probably knew him better as Pope Callixtus III. His legacy, aside from his advanced age, feebleness and incompetence, is marked by a widely-spread (and patently false) rumor that he successfully exorcised Halley's Comet in 1456. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Mar 1, 2011 - 5 comments

Killing Two Birds

An improvised instrumental experiment on digital accordion. [more inside]
posted by Jenkiins on Oct 19, 2010 - 3 comments

2010.08.26-03: Viola & Effects

I can't get enough electric viola. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Aug 31, 2010 - 0 comments

No Talking From You!

When a spoken-word performance goes wrong, improvise. [more inside]
posted by man vs sun on Apr 23, 2009 - 0 comments

Hillbilly Disco

This is just an improv jam from a rehearsal with my old band. It's a little bit funky, a little jazzy. Overall it's just a really fun groove IMO. The recording quality is not the greatest but it's not too bad. It features me on drums, my buddy Dan on guitar and another guy named Jonathan on keys. Enjoy.
posted by jahmoon on Jul 2, 2006 - 1 comment

Sumomo Mo Momo

Improvised sludge-rock by three people who'd never played together before. Stereo-action guitar pyrotechnics by nylon.
posted by nylon on Jul 2, 2006 - 3 comments

Trees + Herbs Just Got Easier

cloeburner and I used to be in an improv noise rock band called cloeburner. When I listen to this song, I think of a majestic bald eagle, sinking slowly into a pool of lava and contemplating its own mortality. I hope you will, too.
posted by Espy Gillespie on Jun 30, 2006 - 4 comments

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