Child of Light and other Bass Covers
Let me start by saying that I’m not really a musician. I’m barely even a bass player… But every few months or so, I like to pick up the instrument and try to do something with it. Being a huge fan of hard rock and metal, that something may be a bass cover of some song that I like, or perhaps a cover of some soundtrack, arranged only on bass.
Other than recording the audio, I’ve also been trying to get better at the video production, and since I like to ride around on my bike, I’ve figured I might as well bring all of that together! So, to cut the story short, here’s the result of my latest efforts:
By the way, Child of Light is a pretty cool game with one amazing soundtrack! The music alone is worth giving the game a try. I took some liberties with my cover of Aurora’s Theme and made it kind of rockish, so be sure to check out the original arrangement as well if you want to get a better feel of how the actual soundtrack plays out.
As for the video, all the footage from the road was recorded last summer, near my hometown. It’s a route I often take when I feel like riding aimlessly. There’s not much traffic there, as it's a detour, and the view is rather sweet.
There are a few other interesting places near me that I’d like to record and somehow use in these bass covers of mine, but that won’t happen any time soon. Not only am I busy with other stuff (like working on the Order of the Spirits books!), but it’s also snowing here as I write this. As much as I’d like to share the footage of the snowy countryside, the state of the roads here don’t quite allow for something like that.
Anyway, if you found the video above interesting, you might want to check out the other covers I’ve uploaded on my YouTube channel. There’s not much there, but I’m sure I’ll gradually add to it. It’s fun to mess around with this stuff. People often think writing is my hobby, which sort of pisses me off since I take writing a bit too seriously to consider it just a hobby. But this bass/video stuff? Yeah, that’s a hobby.
Right now, I’ve got nothing planned for my next video, but I’m sure I’ll think of something eventually. I usually pick a song on a whim and record it when I find the time. Either way, I don’t think I’ll be writing updates here regarding my covers. What I will do, however, is share them once they’re done! So, there's that.