When I did this (and most all my tunes) I just sit down and either pick some keyboard progression and sound, or a short chord progression on the guitar (5 min); then record some progressive variation on the basic form (5 min); then go back with a cello or e-guitar with effects and record a 2nd track with that 1st one (5 min); then I break out the drum machine and find a stock under beat (this song only had occasional effects from the drum machine) and lay down the DRUM TRACK (15 min). Then, I go back and re-record the first 2 tracks (but the second one, the lead track, probably comes out different) to line up with the very accurate Drum Tracks, then I put any embellishments, like the voice track or extra what-evers (10 – 45 min). The whole thing just kinda happens in an hour or two.

There is really no time in that sequence of events that @i-am consciously predetermining any action,,,, it all just happens,,, like its was already in the ether and my fingers just happens to pull it out into sound. In fact, if I start to think about things and try to analyze and force things it usually all falls apart. I have to open up and let go,,, then it just happens. And I can’t take credit for having learned how to play, I learned like others learned how to ride a bike,,, it was force on me as an infant till 16,,,,,, I actually should be a WAY BETTER musician than I am. If someone put in 14yrs of SERIOUS practice with the desire (i never had) to achieve,,,, wow,,, it would be amazing. I’ve been playing music for only portions of the 38 years that have come after that. But really, all I know and do is what my fingers learned (not me) way back then on the cello.

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Artist Bio

Born into musical slavery, playing piano at age 2, indoctrinated onto cello in 5th grade, the conscious awareness behind InLak’ech used these instruments in the recording of the tracks on ReverbNation:

  • PRS – ’89 Classic e-guitar
  • Taylor 555 – 12 string guitar
  • Ken Laurance – Fretless Bass MT-Custom (one of a kind) SN#55
  • Korg – Wavestation
  • Roland – R8 Human Rhythm Composer
  • 1820AD Cello
  • available 6 sting acustics
  • Yamaha – FX500 effects unit
  • Cool Edit Pro. – recording software

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This youtube video below (to the right) by Max Igan explains well how this artist, “InLak’ech”, got its name. All part of waking up to TRUTH, the @i-am.

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  1. Infosion

    This is really a nice chilly sound! Something to have a short moment of break. Makes me feel good. You surely are talented and gifted being able to create music like that, like you described it..! Keep it on

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    1. TRUTH(@i-am) Post author

      Not sure why the links are not working, might be a temporary trybe issue.
      Next time i get around to recording ill see if i can do a vid…. But the dtube videos are pretty raw themselves…. On the fly

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