Sidechain Compression & Saxophone Traffic Cones
Strong SongsApril 21, 2021
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Sidechain Compression & Saxophone Traffic Cones

Mailbag time!

Kirk peruses the Strong Songs inbox to answer your questions about jazz drum solos, practicing with play-a-longs, Tame Impala tunes, saxophones with traffic cones, vocal technique, sidechain compression, and several tricky rhythms.

REFERENCED ON THIS EPISODE:

  • “Tubes” by Moon Hooch from their NPR Tiny Desk live concert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwBhxBBa7tE
  • “Strangers” by The Kinks from Lola vs. Powerman and the Moneygoround, Pt. 1, 1970
  • “Tubular Bells” by Mike Oldfield from Tubular Bells, 1973
  • “In The Moonlight” by Pearl Jam from Last Dogs, 2003
  • “Good Time Boys” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from Mother’s Milk, 1989
  • "One Night in Bangkok" performed by Murray Head from Chess, 1984
  • “Jackson Cannery” by Ben Folds Five from Ben Folds Five, 1995
  • “La Donna È Mobile” by Giuseppe Verdi from Rigoletto, as performed by Luciano Pavarotti with the London Philharmonic
  • The excellent documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom
  • "You & Me" by Flume from Flume, 2012
  • “Elephant” by Tame Impala from Lonerism, 2012
  • “Bird Calls” by Charles Mingus from Ah Um, 1959
  • “Giant Steps” by John Coltrane recorded by Jamey Aebersold for Volume 28, John Coltrane, 1983
  • “The Days of Wine and Roses” by Johnny Mercer recorded by Jamey Aebersold from Volume 40, ‘Round Midnight, 1987

OUTRO SOLOIST: Carlos "Insaneintherainmusic" Eieine

Carlos Eienie is a prolific multi-instrumentalist and YouTube creator who's done some extremely fun jazz arrangements of great video game music, among other things. You can find him on most social media as some variant of @insaneintherainmusic, and on his website at https://www.insaneintherainmusic.com/.

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