Dangerpuss: "Plutocracy Blues"

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I have a sporadic music project called Dangerpuss, and this is a song I recorded with some friends.

Click the link to play a song or right-click and select “Save Link As…” to download: Plutocracy Blues (MP3)

Duane Denison (the Jesus Lizard, Tomahawk) played a few guitar flourishes.

The strings are played by the immensely talented Frank Heer (Melomane, Bingo Palace), including the electronic-sounding noise that comes in at about 4:40, a cello that Frank’s enhanced through the magic of recording technology.

I recorded this while the Moog Modular V was my new favorite thing, so that’s what’s making most of the bleeps and blips.

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4 Responses to Dangerpuss: "Plutocracy Blues"

  1. Jason says:

    Wow, that sounds really good. Did you run it through one of those fancy mastering type programs?

  2. David Wm. Sims says:

    Thanks. No mastering. This is exported straight from Sonar 8 to MP3.

  3. juanito alderete says:

    that was pretty tight. that keyboard is worth every penny. you ever play on other people’s music? what if those people threw some money at you?

  4. Alex says:

    Random search for “plutocracy” and “blues” led me here. Awesome groove, right up my alley of ambient/chill — bottom sound fullness and rhythms almost reminiscent of Massive Attack, love the keyboard and cello work! I can almost imagine this played as the protesters begin winding down for the evening or rousing up in the morning! Thank you for a really cool version of “the blues”!

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