Re: BASta! [Joris Vanvinckenroye] video -
- On 11/06/2009 11:40 AM, Jean-Henry Berevoescu wrote:
>> On a different note, I find the "cousin" album, Basta! - "Cycles" aWhen I listened to the CD I was pretty sure it's all overdubs - still
>> truly refreshing one. It is the solo effort of the "brain" of Aranis,
>> the bassist Joris Vanvinckenroye. Amazing things can one do with a
>> bass... one has to listen in order to believe. Mostly double bass with
>> some effects (don't imagine something "electrified" or anything like
>> that) plus percussive stuff (not sure, but seems that the bass is also
>> used as the percussive "space").
>> I'd say it is up there with the solo work of luminaries as Eberhard
>> Weber, Pietro Lusvardi etc... Definitely a 12+, if not a 13 (still
>> thinking about this one's grade).
> And here is a video example:
> I think it is absolutely superb. Absolutely amazing.
the first reaction was to put him next to Eberhard Weber. Now, looking
at the video I realized why: the technique is in the same line to the
one Weber is using in "Pendulum" - it's not overdubs, but effects and
loops with a double bass.