I’ll find any excuse to put off doing laundry. It’s one of those mundane chores of life that I could really do without… but then again, I don’t want to smell like a bum.
Earlier today, as I was reluctantly carrying my basket of laundry downstairs, I passed my studio in the hallway and could hear my drums calling out to me:
Hey asshole. Put that basket down. Come in here. Laundry can wait. You’re two days behind on loops!”
Fine, fine. Twist my arm.
I sat down and thought about what I was going to record. I’ve been on another Beatles kick the past few days (The White Album on heavy iPod rotation) and decided I’d go for a Ringo type vibe. To get the flat “towel sound”, I reached for three t-shirts that were on top of the pile of laundry and placed them on my toms and snare. Why mess up some perfectly clean towels?
Three dirty t-shirts, a bit of compression and a lot of procrastination.
Download the Logic session here. (61MB)
Get the .wav file here.