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So I finished this before thinking anything about SoundCloud or other hosting services; I hope this is still ok. I heard the bass line Bryan shared, had no luck downloading it, so I thought I’d take a crack at Garageband, something I’ve never used before. I recreated the bass line in GarageBand after a bit of experimentation (what an intuitive program!) and the first track I laid down was with my Guild 12. As the 12 is tuned to D I transposed it to keep it the same as everyone else might use. I kind of went a different way with the song, the tempo had a feeling to me of hounds or beagles trotting along a dirt road in the late afternoon. Anyway, I felt that the metronome was nice enough but replaced it with some jazz brush tracks and that made me think that comping with the archtop might be fun, and in keeping with the mood I played closed 7th chords. After that I threw in the final track, a “lead” which might be more accurately called “noodling” since I don’t know what the heck I’m doing. When that was done I thought the song felt lonely without images so I grabbed pictures from an autumn trip to Nikko, Japan to look at. I flubbed here or there but it’s the first song I’ve ever recorded and I’m happy with it, ugly spots and all.