The third song written for the challenge, I just ban strumming chords in a verse chorus pattern, with a clean electric sound, added a melody line of and even cleaner and smoother slide piece and against my wife wishes I added a bass line. She liked the simplicity of just two guitars in this song, but I wanted it sonically have a rounded bottom end, and not just be light and airy in the high EQ.


from Fata Morgana - 2016 RPM Challenge Album, released March 1, 2016
Ian James: guitars and bass.



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Ian James Music Lowell, Massachusetts

I'm a solo, one man band from Lowell MA USA. My style is rock n roll with a modern touch and a nod to my influences Jimi Hendrix, Tommy Bolin, and Fela Kuti. My main weapon is electric guitar, and I use it almost semi automatically, to shoot down the notion that rock is dead. ... more

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