2009 Review -- Patrick Lew's Band: 2009 Review
Current mood: happy
Well 2009 was a time of new creative change and personal growth for me as a musician and human being. Not just an artist, but as a human. I mean, three low-key gigs unadvertised I performed without my former bandmates in either Band of Asians or Silent Minister, to a supportive very small audience. And the new record. You'd might or might not be surprised how I evolved since one boring afternoon in 2001 at home coming home from school as a high school freshmen. Sitting on my computer trying to advertise and promote the heck outta my music....
Surreal Serenade: Collab with FaunaSerene on this beautiful soaring and dreamy song.
We did 2 versions, one instrumental and another one puttng some guitar notes between the verses.
Surreal Serenade Instrumental
Surreal Serenade with Vocals
Say Hello to my leeetle friend. : I just picked up a new implement of sonic destruction: An Aria SWB-Alpha. Folks, say "Hello!"
I've been borrowing an upright for the last couple of years, so it's nice to have my own instrument now. this was one of the ones that was at the Frankfurt Musik Messe last year, so I got a great deal on it as a demo model. Naturally it's not a real upright bass, but it sounds absolutely fantastic, and in contrast to a fretless bass, it can be bowed.The upsides
The price: If I hadn't got it at demo price it might have been a bit too expensive, but as it is, I'm very pleased with th...