I had a vague idea to write a lyric about Julian Assange's daily life in the Ecuadorian Embassy; no sun, being confined to a small office-space... I didn't get round to it so I added some lame Mellotron (IK Sampletron) parts and called it finished.
The lyrics are pretty bad and I had to record the second guitar through an ampsim late in the evening of the 28th. So I rerecorded that part in march and changed the drums slightly. This is where the record starts to fall apart a bit.
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Another one where the riff fell out of me on a rainy summer's day. The words came to me, or more like fell out of me, while stuck in cold airplane with just a few people, waiting to fly home.
Midlife crisis? I'm not going to reflect too much on these lyrics. It might be interesting to myself to hear again 5 or 10 years from now. I used a guitarnoise with a EH Graphic Fuzz and Hardwire RV-7 with a reverse reverb (I used this too in…
Monopoli is the still quite virtual label for anything that gets recorded by Erik Verkoyen. These are mostly RPM records (http://www.rpmchallenge.com/) and instrumental tunes for special projects.
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