For the geeks: Recording Bass on “Heart of Darkness”

Because some people might actually be interested in it (crazy, I know. I’m also writing this while waiting at the doctors to get my vaccinations for the US ūüėÄ ) I decided to give you a list of what kind of equipment I used on each of the tracks of the upcoming¬†Natalia Mateo¬†album Heart of Darkness! Constant signal chain: GrooveTubes Vipre preamp, Morley Optical Volume Pedal,¬†Rheingold-Music¬†instrument and patch cables. Windmills of your Mind –¬†Flexx Basses¬†“Peter 4” with flat wounds, played with a pick Tonight I’ll sleep in Space –¬†Paul Lairat¬†“Stega” / bridge pickup Take a walk on the wild side …

“Heart of Darkness” available for pre-order on iTunes!

The upcoming Natalia Mateo album is now available for pre-order on iTunes!¬†Upon ordering you will receive the songs “Trudno” and “Paparazzi” right away to make the wait a little easier! This version of the album was specially mastered for iTunes¬†and includes a digital booklet! The album will be released on the 27th of March on ACT Music. ¬†Click here to view the album in the iTunes store!¬†¬† Click here for more information on the album from the official ACT Music website!

Natalia Mateo – “Heart of Darkness” coming March 27th on ACT

Our brand new album “Heart of Darkness” will be released globally on ACT Music on the 27th of March 2015. Some retailers like Amazon are already taking preorders! Check out her new website (which, incidentally, I designed as well) for more information!

Recording with loos.

Today we’re gonna hit the studio with our vocal-Jazz band “loos.” to record our first EP and film some videos while we’re at it. mixing and mastering will be done by me so stay tuned for any updates on our material ’cause you’ll see it here first!

Christopher receives German Rock & Pop Award

On the 13th of September 2014 Christopher was awarded the “German Rock & Pop Award” in the category “Best bassist of 2014” at the Siegerlandhalle in Siegen – Germany. The price was awarded by the “Deutscher Rock & Pop Musikerverband e.V.” (DRMV).