I recorded this cover of Link Wray’s 1959 song Comanche.
Enjoy : Comanche
Guitars, percussion, vocals: Steve LodefinkVocals: Harlan Lodefink, Ivan Lodefink.
UPDATE:A lot of people have asked me about my recording process for this song, mostly wondering if I used drum loops, and where I got them.
No loops. I just played all the parts all the way through, using a metronome with the first drum track to keep me in line. I only have a single cheap dynamic mic from Radio Shack, so I laid down 3 percussion tracks, and 3 guitar tracks, then mixed in the “comanche” cries.I am a novice guitar player, so I had to do about a dozen takes with the lead parts to get 3 that sounded ok. I actually recorded the kids vocals first, the night before the main recording, since they were going to be away for the weekend (which is why I had so much free time to mess around in GarageBand). Here are the tracks in the order that they were recorded:
- Snare/hi-hat/bass drum
- Floor tom
- Main guitar riff
- Bendy howl guitar riff
- Guitar lead licks