The odd world of Das Fark was created in 1999 when I got my hands on Propellerhead's ReBirth338. The TB303, TR808 and TR909 simulations was the coolest thing I had to play with at the time (running Windows 98 on a crappy computer). Over the years it's evolved into an "anything goes as long as it's electronic" project, no matter if it's originals or covers. These are the projects so far. Sadly some cover art has gone missing, whether temporarily or not I can't say.
By 2002 I had gotten my hands on Logic and started messing around with it a bit more. The 14-day rules was still in effect here and apart from that I decided to stay with Logic's excellent sampler EXS24 for almost all the sounds. Most of the sounds came courtsey of the Xtreme Analog sample CD set with a few samples of my own that I lifted off various albums. Fewer but longer songs that are mostly about the groove and setting a mood.
Spanning from 2001 and onward, whenever I decide to go the electronic/sample route for a cover I'll use the Das Fark name. Most of these are KISS songs, big surprise!, but a few other odd things do show up.
I'm a legend tonight (KISS, 2001)
Who wants to be lonely (KISS, 2005)
Radioactive (KISS, 2006)
You matter to me (KISS, with Jimmie 2007)
Jungle80 (KISS, 2009)
Geraldine (Glasvegas, 2009)
X-ray eyes (KISS, 2009)*
*originally appeared on the tribute album Succesion available as a digital download.
CROONER'S PARADISE (2009)
This started with a misunderstanding. I was asked to arrange a few songs and when I had done one it turned out nothing like the writer wanted. I liked what I had done so I re-wrote the melody and re-arranged some parts to make a new song. Two old, and previously unrecorded, songs were re-moulded to fit the concept. This is Das Fark in ballad mode.
01. It's alright
02. Heartache coming to town
03. When morning comes
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