Harley Basadre

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My favorite pop songs tend to juxtapose catchy, upbeat vocal melodies and instrumental parts with profoundly melancholic lyrics, and I can think of no better example of this dynamic than Kraftwerk’s “The Telephone Call”. The instrumental sounds like it could be played in the background for runway models at a…

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In light of Eddie Van Halen’s recent passing, I came up with the idea to record a guitar solo accompanied by audio clips from various interviews with Eddie that capture what a lovable goof and free spirit he was. I think Van Halen’s records are kinda cheesy, and Eddie’s flashy…

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Harley Basadre

Harley Basadre

Gigging musician, music producer and music blogger living in Brooklyn, NY.