MULTI-TRACK BICYCLE op.120 (1971)

A sound track for a TV advertising film using bicycle noises
Published by: Highbridge Music Ltd
Commissioned by: KP nuts/Graham Baker/Studio Lambert
Instrumentation:

elec. gtr

bass gtr

revolving chopper bicycle spokes hit with spanner

freewheel loop

spokes loop

pedal loop

spanner hitting frame on off-beats

gear change sound

swish

 


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First Performance: Advision Studios June 1971

Notes

The idea for this music track sprang from the use of children riding chopper bikes in the TV film. The sounds that the bike could produce from the spokes, wheels, pedals etc were taken and separately recorded onto 16 or more separate tracks over which an electric guitar solo was tracked

Related Autobiography Chapters


'All the Way Up', BBC Music Now and a radical change (1970)

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