Category Archives: Recording

In The Studio with Elson and the Soul Barkada, Part 2: The Six-String Swing

Next on In The Studio with Elson and the Soul Barkada, Larry Feldman records some guitar tracks!

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In The Studio with Elson and the Soul Barkada, Part 1: Overdubbin’

Welcome to In The Studio with Elson and the Soul Barkada! It’s our video documentation of the completion of our album, Brand New Thing. Today, you’ll get to see Keith Dasalla overdub some percussion tracks and me overdub some fretless bass. Enjoy!

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Our New Year’s Resolution!

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Happy 2011, everyone! 2010 was a cool year with some cool things that happened. We got to perform on TV for the first time, Performed for a U.S. Congresswoman-to-be and recorded the very first jingle for an L.A. food truck. 2011 will be different. Elson and the Soul Barkada has been around for seven years […]

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Manila, Manila, Manila, Manila Machiiiiiine!

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We recorded the first-ever Los Angeles food truck jingle, for this region’s first-ever Filipino food truck! Here’s how it happened. On the morning of Tuesday, August 17, after meeting with President Obama (no, really, it did happen) in Beverly Hills, I went over to my friend A.J. Calomay‘s place in West L.A. to return some […]

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Recording: Add Some Sparkle With Chimes!

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I had Keith come down on Sunday to record some percussion, particularly for some of the newer songs I’ve recording – namely “Why Love” and the ballad, “I Would.” [Listen to an acoustic version of “I Would” on Soundclick.com] He brought his congas and we did those tracks, and even re-recorded some others (“Invisible”), where […]

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