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Basically John Lord seeks band. Well... I like to play in the style of John Lord so need a Deep Purple Tribute or something mad and rocking from the 70's .
Ideally I seek a dynamic band, something exciting. I prefer live performance.
Over the years I've been in about 16+ bands, done all sorts of gigs/venues from TV, open-air festivals to small pubs, with 300 gigs. I'm no stranger to live performance, wilder the better.
I need creative and motivated people, probably suit dedicated and committed people. Those with a "passon" - doesn't work for me.
I prefer live performance, brash, exciting, colour, dynamics, don't want the everyday "white/black tee shirt and blue jeans" thing - I like the performance to excite the audience.
I've added a number of different tracks to my profile (see below) that I've worked on, I've done many more. I also do really great recreations of tracks, usually 1980s tracks. Some were used live on stage, either as an audio backing track or live midi sequencer. Some are on YouTube as a "how to".
I'm competent on guitar, so can switch between guitar and keys live on stage although I prefer just keys.
I don't want to be the "lead guitarist". I've played the harmony guitar parts on Lizzy tracks (live). It's fair to say I'm more funk than punk.
Talk to me here: synthsampler at g ma i l com, just compact and add the dots. Don't think about it, just send me a message.
- Screen name:
- Member since:
- May 28 2014
- Active within 1 month
- Level of commitment:
- Very Committed
- Years playing music:
- Gigs played:
- Over 100
- Available to gig:
- 2-3 nights a week
Start at 1970 and end at 1988, I'm everything in between.
I've tried a lot of things over the years, it seems I enjoy playing like John Lord. Done Joy Division for mood and atmopheres. Country Rock, very different, challenging for sure.
Not really into blues. A little Jazz, Funk, sometimes old standards (40s).
Samplers/synths from the USA, UK, Japan and Germany. Hamm C3+122. Will use custom Hammond/Suzuki SK2 for turning out. VR09B for gerneral purpose. Other synths for specific jobs. Kawai K4 does good Hawkwind.
Usual amount of studio kit, some live kit. Tech savvy. I program up all my keyboards.
Please note: I use samplers to create new and different type of sounds and instruments, not for playing rhythm loops.
Hit Reset - I AM RYAN band with my synths/keys
Hit Reset - I AM RYAN band with my synths/keys Year: 2013 Album: demos Genre: Pop
I wrote and overdubbed all keys on this track
The Silence - Johnny Gray Band and all my keys
The Silence - Johnny Gray Band and all my keys Year: 2015 Genre: Progressive
A moody gritty song onto which I've added more mood and synth mood.
The Silence - The Johnny Grey Band with my mega moody Ham C3
The Silence - The Johnny Grey Band with my mega moody Ham C3 Year: 2015 Genre: Progressive
I like this track a lot, I did the Ham organ all the way through, it gives this song so much extra mood and passion.
1000 Years Of Light - Pan Zoot with my keys
1000 Years Of Light - Pan Zoot with my keys Year: 2015 Genre: Progressive
Space Rock and Psyc wierd stuff, I did a great Vox Conti solo followed by some nice Hamm C3 stuff.
Crystal demo - New Order
Crystal demo - New Order Year: 2018 Genre: Rock
This is a backing track I have made for a band to play over live, it's been used a number of times at gigs. It's a powerful track, needs to be played loud to get the full effect. It's really for New Order people who know the track. I've recreated the sounds by programming up my own synths and making custom samples. Nothing has been taken from the original track. This is a demo, parts have been editied out.
Took Me By Surprise - Avi Rosenfeld with my Hamm
Took Me By Surprise - Avi Rosenfeld with my Hamm Year: 2015 Genre: Progressive
My Hamm give this track lift!
Live In The Now - Janick Andersen with a selection of my keys/synths
Live In The Now - Janick Andersen with a selection of my keys/synths Year: 2015 Genre: Pop
Modernish guitar pop with my synths - mostly as backfill, tiny solo break at 1:05.
Barnyard Junkie - Rick Farrell - with my Hamm and contrasting solo
Barnyard Junkie - Rick Farrell - with my Hamm and contrasting solo Year: 2015 Genre: Country
A different "country" style maybe? My Hamm hovering away in the background and a contrasting solo.
Angels - I AM RYAN band - with my synths
Angels - I AM RYAN band - with my synths Year: 2013 Genre: Pop
A section from the whole track, I added various synths to give depth and rhythm. This is more about adding synths to add depth and interest.
Outlands - with my synths
Outlands - with my synths Year: 2015 Genre: Progressive
A mixture of my synths both lead and backing to give this track extra fill.
Hidden secrets - my demo intro
Hidden secrets - my demo intro Year: 2019 Genre: Metal
I got invited to contrubte to a Metal track, here is the intro, the bass,guitar and drums are what I got sent, I added a lon of moods and some heavy synth licks. It's a track that needs to be played loud on good speakers, youre computer set up ain't up to it!
Smouldering Writhing Hamm solo - for mood
Smouldering Writhing Hamm solo - for mood Year: 2021
Hamm mood solo, imagine a dimly lit hot room, dancing and writhing around a smouldering incense burner.
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