Dos Lagartos has to do with an old Nahuatl practice of sewing the eyes shut of one lizard and the mouth of another one. You release the lizards and they come back with some profound answer you’ve been looking for. Do not do this at home please, and leave the poor lizards alone! It’s just the title of my latest EP. You could get the same results smoking DMT… I’ve heard.
The first song is “Contest” It’s a song originally created for a contest I did not win. The winner submitted a song that had a lot of noises in it that Deadmau5 liked a lot. I stuck with musicality which was not what Joel was looking for. I worked on a few things I wanted to change before I submitted to stores. I used my Kramer 450B vintage bass, a Yamaha MOXF8, and my Moog Sub 37.
Second song is “GIG2”. The title comes from a Pink Floyd reference (I’m a big fan) merging two ideas into one. “Great Gig in the Sky” and “A Nice Pair” (Call me surreal). I created it while working in Napa, CA doing some emergency relief work for the people affected by the fires up there. I was NOT on duty while I was working on the song. Nice place though.
Third song is “Happy Day”. I actually created it early this year when I started producing EDM. I came in a little hot (still getting used to digital after many years of analog recording… sorry) and brought the noise floor a little too high. I tried like hell notch filtering out the buzz. If you turn it up really loud, you can hear it before the rest of the instruments come in. Though a short song, I find it quite pleasant, putting me into a trance with the soft voices of the women angels. During the breakdown, I have – what I call – “arps from hell”.
I hope you like them!
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