The second song started for the challenge is very similar to an early demo I had recorded in 2003 called "Smoldering Groove" , the major differences are in the production and guitar work. Where smoldering was just a raunchy face melting jam over a driving bass line, "Smoke" is more structured with a Robin Trower feel about it.


from Fata Morgana - 2016 RPM Challenge Album, released March 1, 2016
Ian James: Guitars, bass, drum programs.



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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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