Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
You need to be logged in to post
Options
Index
#245993 - 03/31/14 09:18 AM [User Showcase] Have You Seen a Naked Plumber?
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Hi everybody -

I got a plumbing problem. There's been this strange blue stuff oozing up and down from my sink. In fact, the plumber was just getting to work when I started recording this. I heard a peculiar sound but didn't think anything of it. I thought I heard it again midway through recording and I know it wasn't my imagination at the end.

The strange thing is, I live right on the ocean but it's way too cold for skinny dipping. So, I'm still trying to figure out why the plumber's clothes are all in the sink.

Hat. Shoes. Belt. Everything. All perfectly neat and clean. Maybe he's from Finland and did go in for a quick dip. If you the idea is preposterous, then please check out this video, graciously furnished by Dani

http://www.visitfinland.com/article/a-refreshing-dip-icy-waters/

I'm sure that when he gets back he'll be happy to learn that I dedicated this song to him.

BAD BLUE OOZE https://soundcloud.com/aleckrand/bad-blue-ooze

Aleck Rand plays electric 12 string guitar with two sets of Ernie Ball SuperSlinky 0.08's, i.e., there are six pairs of identical strings.


Edited by aleck rand (04/01/14 06:13 PM)
Edit Reason: ice dipping in Finland

Top
#245995 - 03/31/14 09:28 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6871
Loc: Florida
floyd jane Offline
Veteran

Registered: 08/10/12
Posts: 6871
Loc: Florida
Dean,

Cool stuff. An enjoyable listen. Very good mix on this. Blub, blub, blub...

Nice playing. (Was hoping that you'd give that bass guy a chance to take lead somewhere...).

Well done.

floyd
_________________________
125+ BIAB Songs

Top
#246012 - 03/31/14 11:56 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
boehm Offline
Veteran

Registered: 06/22/12
Posts: 2868
Loc: Karlsruhe, Germany
Hi Dean,

very entertaining. Great playing and a good mix.
Really enjoyed it.

Guenter
_________________________
http://www.21d.de/
Latest Song: What You Desire

Top
#246060 - 03/31/14 04:37 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: boehm]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Originally Posted By: boehm
Hi Dean,
very entertaining. Great playing and a good mix.
Really enjoyed it.
Guenter
Originally Posted By: floyd jane
Dean,
Cool stuff. An enjoyable listen. Very good mix on this. Blub, blub, blub...
Nice playing. (Was hoping that you'd give that bass guy a chance to take lead somewhere...).
Well done.
floyd
Thanks fellas. Glad you liked it.

Dean

Top
#246063 - 03/31/14 04:53 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3665
Loc: Helsinki, Finland
dani48 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 3665
Loc: Helsinki, Finland

Hi,buddy !:))

Pretty impressive playing allthrough !
Your reference to the Finnish plumber ?
I take it you ment this ? :

http://www.visitfinland.com/article/a-refreshing-dip-icy-waters/

Cheers
amigo
Daniel

Top
#246064 - 03/31/14 05:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 05/23/10
Posts: 1654
Loc: New Zealand
RichMac Offline
Expert

Registered: 05/23/10
Posts: 1654
Loc: New Zealand
Really enjoyed this one. Especially the glug sounds and the more rhythmic parts. Cheers.
_________________________
https://soundcloud.com/tuigorge



Top
#246115 - 04/01/14 12:23 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 3838
Loc: Alabama, USA
Al-David Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/29/12
Posts: 3838
Loc: Alabama, USA
Hi Dean...

Wow...totally loved this! A mix somewhere between Fusion and Nu-Jazz. Super playing and what an arrangement! I could listen to this everyday for a long time...think I might! great stuff, my friend!

Al & Di
_________________________
BIAB 2018 Ultra Plus-all StylePaks*Win10*8GB DDR4*I5-6th Gen*AT 2035 Mic*Peavey Nashville 112 Amp*Ibanez ART120 Electric/Washburn D200S Acoustic*Stromberg Monterey Jazz Guitar

Loops: https://aldavidmusic.wixsite.com/bestmusicloops


Top
#246141 - 04/01/14 09:11 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 7056
Loc: GA USA
Janice & Bud Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/05/11
Posts: 7056
Loc: GA USA
Another cooool one! Wonderful playing and a fun creative arrangement. My dog ran outa the room with that very first flush sound...think she thought it was thunder smile However, after the blubs and when the guitar playing started she returned and lay down by the speaker. A border collie of refined tastes. This song was fun.
_________________________


Check out our BiaB SoundCloud songs!
J&B YouTube Sampler
J&B Website
Our album "All Over The Map" is on Apple Music, Spotify and others.

Top
#246189 - 04/01/14 06:16 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: dani48]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Hi Dani,

Somehow I just knew you'd come in to cover me. I added that link to the main post.

And, of course, I'm glad you liked the tune, which may not sound like the blues but it is (with every possible weird chord substitution know to man - maybe more!)

Dean

Top
#246210 - 04/01/14 10:45 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4687
Loc: Davis, CA
Greg Johnson Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/21/13
Posts: 4687
Loc: Davis, CA
Nice work. I always enjoy listening to your stuff. Great musicianship and excellent production! Liked the plumber story too! Take care. Greg

Top
#246372 - 04/03/14 09:20 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: Janice & Bud]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Hi Janice and Bud,

Wow - they say that dogs hear things that we humans can't. And we know how smart they are. That dog figured out before I did that something weird is going on at my place.

I'm glad you liked the tune, which is just a blues but twisted so out of shape with chord substitutions that it may be unrecognizable as such.

Dean

Top
#246629 - 04/05/14 07:39 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1351
F.M.M. Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 1351
hi dean nice chops very enjoyable thanks eric
_________________________
AMD (TM) 8150 3.60 GHz Eight Core Processor 64 bit windows pro 64 bit os. sound card delta 1010 pci card 500 ssd drive 3 other drives guitars 1968 les Paul Custom and Cavin ae 185 Guitar boss Gt-100 pedal Carvin SRS Studio reference series

Top
#247143 - 04/13/14 11:35 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/13/13
Posts: 702
olemon Offline
Journeyman

Registered: 12/13/13
Posts: 702
Plumbing may not be your forte, but the guitar sure is!

I remain in awe of your musical talent.
_________________________
My songs are here:
https://www.reverbnation.com/scottholson
and here:
https://soundcloud.com/scott-h-olson

Top
#247176 - 04/13/14 06:42 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1704
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Steve Young Offline
Expert

Registered: 06/17/10
Posts: 1704
Loc: Canyon Lake, TX
Dean,

Are you sure your middle isn't "Cool"? Cause this song sure is! As always, great musicianship, and a very cool groove to this one.

Steve
_________________________
Steve Young
Music
"In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of." - Robert Schumann

Top
#247307 - 04/14/14 08:02 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 14775
Loc: Australia
Noel96 Offline
Veteran

Registered: 10/31/08
Posts: 14775
Loc: Australia
Hi Dean,

Now THAT was a very eye-catching title for a post.

I've never ever heard "glub, glub, glub" used quite so creatively. What a truly inspired introduction. I'm still laughing smile

There's no doubt about it, when it comes to guitar that leans towards the jazzy end of the musical spectrum, you're unparalleled on this forum. To my ears, your playing streams like honey flowing out of honeycomb - luscious, golden and sweet. Forget the blues, this is golds all the way!

I love these cross-over rhythms that are a mix of 8-beat and 16-beat. Your song has used this interplay perfectly! What I'm hearing sounds like it's simultaneously 4 beats at around 105'ish bpm and 4 beats at around 210'ish bpm. This combination also gives a cut common time feel. Very, very cool.

All the best,
Noel

P.S. I got hypothermia just looking at the video. Brrrrr!
_________________________
LINKS TO MY BIAB/RB SONGS


Top
#247325 - 04/14/14 10:28 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 4077
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Scott C Offline
Veteran

Registered: 12/08/11
Posts: 4077
Loc: Edmonton, Ab, Canada
Very Cool Song. Excellent playing. Very neat feel to the song
_________________________
Scott Collingwood
https://soundcloud.com/scottt709

Top
#247493 - 04/16/14 09:17 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: Al-David]
Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
aleck rand Offline
Expert

Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 958
Hi Al and Di,

Thank you. What a supreme and wonderful compliment.

Yeh, it's amazing how far you can stretch the blues. It must be a testament to the sheer durability of the form. If you interpret the changes as widely as possible, I think the blues contains every one of the iconic harmonic transitions known to man: 2-5's both major and minor, 1-4's, you name it. You can even throw in a couple of blub-blubs and get away with it!

Dean

Top
#247504 - 04/16/14 11:34 PM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: Noel96]
Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4414
Sundance Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/30/08
Posts: 4414
"Now THAT was a very eye-catching title for a post.

I've never ever heard "glub, glub, glub" used quite so creatively."

+1

Wow Dean. As a matter of personal taste, I honestly don't care much for what many characterize as blues (with a very few exceptions) but I really enjoyed this fun little ditty of yours ripping it up.

Seriously cool.

Josie

Top
#247529 - 04/17/14 11:44 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 71
Blues1952 Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 71
Really unique sound on the guitar. It almost sounds like midi guitar at times. Very well done.

Top
#247587 - 04/18/14 08:09 AM [User Showcase] Re: Have You Seen a Naked Plumber? [Re: aleck rand]
Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2984
Loc: Florida
tommyad Offline
Veteran

Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 2984
Loc: Florida
Dean, As always very well produced and some great playing. i gotta go check my kitchen sink. Tom

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >


PG Music News
Italian Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows is Here!

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 per Windows® è arrivato!

Band-in-a-Box® con RealBand 2019: Tutti Pacchetti
Nuove Caratteristiche

Video - Search & Replace Chords in Band-in-a-Box® for Windows

Did you know you can Search & Replace Chords in Band-in-a-Box®? Watch this video to see how

Read even more about this feature within Chapter 6 of our Online Manual.

French Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows is Here!
Video - Band-in-a-Box® 2019 VST DAW Plugin for Windows® in Acoustica® Mixcraft

This video demonstrates the Band-in-a-Box® 2019 VST DAW Plugin for Windows® in Acoustica® Mixcraft - click here to watch...

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows Build 627 Available

An Update Patch is available to all Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows users - Build 267! Learn more here.

Summary of changes:
Fixed: Using an external plugin (from the menu Audio > Plugin) would always launch the plugin in English instead of the chosen language in Band-in-a-Box.


German Band-in-a-Box® 2019 for Windows is Here!

Band-in-a-Box® 2019 für Windows Deutsch ist verfügbar!

Paket
Was ist neu?

Band-in-a-Box® 2018 for Mac Build 266 Available!

Attention Band-in-a-Box® for Mac users! Update your Version 2018 with our latest patch, Build 266 here!

Summary of changes:
Fixed: Pressing play might freeze the program if your song has no RealDrums selected and includes style changes at any bar.
Fixed: The Audio Devices window might freeze if re-selecting the same audio device.
Improved: If using unusual audio device settings (eg. bluetooth headphones with a very low sample rate), a warning message will be shown that directs the user to the macOS Audio Device window to adjust their settings.
Fixed: The file open dialog for choosing a custom RealTracks folder would fail.

Forum Stats
29349 Members
60 Forums
57763 Topics
484518 Posts

Max Online: 2434 @ 11/14/17 12:37 AM
Newest Members
burundun, sampedro, N.S., Dek-D, MeanDean

29348 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
Jim 141
Janice & Bud 140
Jim Fogle 120
Ember - PG Music 119
rsdean 119
Joe -PG Music 101
44kfl 98
Rob4580 97
Rustyspoon# 90
Noel96 90
Today's Birthdays
Bernard Rasson, John Temmerman