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Shut up and play the bass…..

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Some solo or “soloist” bass exercises: This a transcription of an improvised introduction I performed live for Norberto Pedreira’s arrangement of Francis Lai’s “Un Homme Une Femme” movie song. @norbertopedreiratrio In January 2017 we performed the song for the first time, a bass introduction was part of the arrangement, I improvised something. We played the […]

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Music for Haiku: Cantico

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Composed and performed by DD Electric guitar Electric bass guitar Melodica Multiple bowed basses Cello Viola and violins from several sample libraries. Inspired on this haiku: “A quiet garden in the silence a rain drop” Poem by Andō theunsui.org/ Picture by Krista Mcphee @naviar-records

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Travelling in situ, revisited version of an old track

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Created for junto0324: ….Think about music that isn’t distracting and suggests momentum. March 2018. Original version here: Daniel-diaz – Travelling-in-situ For this one I decided to rework a personal project from last year, a track I composed while unable to move from a certain place, but looking at the open sea through the window, music […]

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The Wandering Days (disquiet0322) Free Download

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Created for: 322nd weekly Disquiet Junto project (The Wanderer: Make a short piece of music that encourages the the mind’s tendency to wander) Here my take on this, a divagating fusion piece, with no clear tonal focus, many melody glimpses that never establish completely, and to make it “worst”, something I use sometimes to create […]

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Two new albums available for download: Nightwatch and Landscapes…

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Ending 2017 with new releases, Two new albums available for download: Nightwatch EP (music for electric basses) Nightwatch (EP) by Daniel Diaz album cover © sabine pigalle   and Landscapes, Consonance and Solitude landscapes, consonance & solitude by Daniel Diaz 18 track compilation, 2006-2015 soundtrack and production music by daniel diaz Includes digital booklet. album […]

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Before And After (The Last Boat)

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Melancholic instrumental “baroque” reflection in two parts 1- gratitude and remembrance (bittersweet pseudo-tango ballad) 2- mourn and sadness (ambient bass live take and audio detritus from the previous part) Dedicated with gratitude and love to PDN, May 1934 – Nov 2017 No synthesiser used on this one. Electric bass guitar (my Drake DiazCustom5) Wurlitzer A200 […]

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Aux compositeurs barbares (instrumental riff)

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New experimental track created for a junto project in homage to punk: same riff performed with variations and interpolations, on Stratocaster guitars (crunch & overdrive versions, different octaves) 4 tracks Epiphone Casino Guitar (clean and crunch) 2 tracks Bass harmonics Fretless Bass Electric bass 1 (low B) Electric bass 2 ( jazz bass, pick and […]

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Sin Ain’t what it used to be (fretless bass recitativo)

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Instrumental, melodic fretless bass (my good old Sekine custom, circa 1985). Solo fretless bass take, doubled with a moog synth and sparse synth pad on the background. Delay, panner and reverbs as only FX here. Simple “recitativo” melody, no solos, no big development other that the repeated coda/cadenza. Performed by DD, Paris, France, July 2017. […]

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A Two Bass Nocturnal Affaire (Film Noir)

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  A new “film noir” instrumental Two electric basses L-R: Schecter Jazz Bass ’62 Drake Diaz Custom 5 +Synthesizer +Drum beats +Electric guitar (Stratocaster) Performed by DD , Paris , June 2017 Part of my 2016-2017 “Film Noir” production music series. photo by thaddaeus lim

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New “film noir” instrumental cues (black nylon string bass guitar)

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A couple of unused cues (demos) for a TV series that required a “sophisticated, old fashioned yet actual groove for a detective scene” (producer’s call) MARSEILLE 1973 Electric bass with nylon strings, Mikrokorg synth , Vox Continental Organ (Arturia Vintage Series)and trap drums. CASE 95 Electric bass with nylon strings, Moog synth , Wurlitzer A200 […]

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