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Funk Cover Video #10 - Bohemian Rhapsody (Drum n Bass)

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by KCLRbass, Dec 31, 2011.

  1. KCLRbass


    Sep 5, 2011
    Happy New Year, folks! Thanks for checking out all of the videos I've been posting over the past couple of months. Here's one last piece of craziness: a drum n bass cover of Bohemian Rhapsody. Ambitious? Yes. Awesome? Oh yeah. Our band is called KC Roberts & the Live Revolution

    If you like what you see/hear, please check out KCLR Fund and consider pre-ordering our upcoming double LP, Parkdale Funk 2. It (for REALS) is gonna be amazing! Jan 1 is the last day to pre-order. All earnings from the pre-sales go toward the recording/mixing/mastering/manufacturing of the record.

    And to anyone who's checked out our other videos, spread the word, send us good vibes, etc., we're so grateful for your support! All the best in 2012.

    Here's the video:
    Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen Cover) - YouTube

    Previous videos:
    All of the Lights (Kanye West Cover) - Youtube
    Space Oddity (David Bowie Cover) - YouTube
    Is This Love (Bob Marley Cover) - YouTube
    Sexy And I Know It (LMFAO cover) - YouTube
    Something (Beatles Cover) - YouTube
    Forever (Drake - Bluegrass Cover) - YouTube
    Rolling In The Deep (Adele Cover) - YouTube
    Never Surrender (Triumph Cover) - YouTube
    RIVER VALLEY (Moxy Früvous Cover) - Youtube[/QUOTE]

    Bonus Video:
    Wake Up (KC Roberts Cover) - St. Kitts & The Astro Droids - YouTube
  2. that was amazing! I like y'all on facebook and just watched it. great great band
  3. jbednarski


    May 31, 2010
    Chicago area
    This is what a "cover" should be. An interpretation of a tune not a note-for-note copy. Well done!
  4. loend68

    loend68 Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2008
    Endorsing Artist: Spector Basses, T.C. Electronics
    Damn that was awesome!!!!
  5. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks I build Grosbeak Guitars and Basses Commercial User

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    Grosbeak Guitars
    That was freaking sick! Great job and thanks for sharing!
  6. bassike


    Apr 24, 2008
    really nice band!!!
  7. I think that may be my favorite cover of any song that I've ever heard. You guys really killed it. It was creative and original in just the right ways. Great bass work too. Are you using some effect on the bass? It almost sounds like there's an octave pedal in there.
  8. SO much WIN!!!:bassist:
  9. You guys got some SOUL! great stuff.

    That "sexy and I know it" cover is uberfunky. Your guitarist is siiick.
  10. KCLRbass


    Sep 5, 2011
    You nailed it! EBS octave. Thanks for the kind words!
  11. KCLRbass


    Sep 5, 2011
    Yup, KC is the frickin BEST! Most spoiled bass player ever.
  12. rest of the band ain't too shabby either ;) your drummer does some nice snare work too.
  13. virgindog


    Dec 11, 2011
    Nashville, TN
    That Wrocks with capital W!
  14. Joe Nerve

    Joe Nerve Supporting Member

    Oct 7, 2000
    New York City
    Endorsing artist: Musicman basses
    Gotta redo that whole thing. It's "stone" me, not "stop" me. You guys blew it. Backing to the drawing for ya'll I guess.

    Aright, aright... the who got away with a "switchback on a motorbike" in their cover of saturday night's alright. I'll let it slide.

    Awesome stuff. Watched most of the vids I wish lots of success on you guys and girls. Can tell yer a hardworking band and you all deserve it.
  15. funkmasternim


    Feb 10, 2011
    I noticed that your band is from Toronto I will try and check you guys out live sometime.
  16. handofseven

    handofseven Soaking up the cathode rays...

    Mar 23, 2010
    Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Nice work! I enjoyed it. The horns really bring a Ska flavour. The guitarist does a good job nailing the Brian May sound... Top shelf all around. :D
  17. really cool man!
  18. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    That was fantastic!
  19. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Excellent band, be sure to post when your new LP is released.

    Very commercial sounding yet, holds your attention with the great arrangements & excellent singing & musicianship.
  20. KCLRbass


    Sep 5, 2011
    Of course, Dog! Summer 2012 for those who pre-ordered. A bit later for the general public. I'll keep TB posted.

    Thanks for your support, everyone.

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