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Raphael Saadiq

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by bubinga5, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. bubinga5


    Jun 6, 2006
  2. tleebassist11

    tleebassist11 Taylor Lee Supporting Member

    Dec 21, 2011
    Endorsing: Fodera, DR Strings
    That dude is amazing!
  3. Richland123


    Apr 17, 2009
    Rafael Saadiq is a musician/singer who should be way bigger and more popular than he is. He also surrounds himself with outstanding players too.

    I really like his stuff.
  4. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather

    Nice! Love the vocals.
  5. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    Awesome! For some nice blues, check out Raphael's guitarist Josh Smith's work. Especially his last album with bass work by Saadig.
  6. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    All of his work with D'angelo is nothing short of amazing.
  7. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    I am confused how he takes off the bass and hands it to a bandmember around 9:55 but the bassline keeps playing, and in fact you can clearly hear an ascending lick happen while it's in the middle of being handed over. By no means of am I accusing him of faking it to a recorded track but....what's up with that black magic?

    Maybe that's not the bassline I'm hearing but a keyboard line...or an octaved guitar line...but in any case the bass SOUND doesn't drop out when he stops playing...
  8. JimmyThunder

    JimmyThunder Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    New Hampshire
    my mistake, sounds different thru headphones instead of this laptop....carry on
  9. chuck norriss

    chuck norriss Banned

    Jan 20, 2011
    he straight up put a sponge under his strings?