Another one from the vault.
Back in 2009 I decided to try my hand at some progressive rock. It’s a genre that readily lends itself to fantasy, so I chose for my theme “The Myth Of Er” from Plato’s Republic.
Plato often liked to close out his argumentation with a myth, thereby appealing to both logic and intuition. For this myth he draws on then current Orphic eschatological imagery.
Sadly, I lost the original files to this oldie but goodie in the great Mac crash of 2011, so I was only able to do a little bit of remastering for this post.
It’s not perfect, but some of you may appreciate what I was aiming at even if I did fall a tad short of the mark.
The discerning ear will no doubt detect the influence of bands like Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, “Selling England By The Pound”-era Genesis, and the Moody Blues.
BTW, I play everything on this tune except the drums which—if memory serves—are good ol’ Apple Loops!
Hope some of you can enjoy this one.
Be well all!
Merry Christmas… from an old newby
Playing with various sounds in UHe’s Zebra synth.
Song using my bass guitar and an iPad.
by Toveco, Mellis, TheTiler and Al Hughson