Streams Videos All Posts. Release Date January 17, Track Listing. Let There Be Drums. Shawn Lee. Jerry Lordan. Last Bongo in Belgium. Perry Botkin, Jr. Dueling Bongos. Inna Gadda Da Vida. Doug Ingle. Subsequently, many of the Incredible Bongo Band's other releases were sampled by hip-hop producers, and the "Apache" break also remains a staple of many producers in drum and bass.
The song received popular attention again in when it was featured in an ad for an Acura SUV. As well, the band's cover of "Let There Be Drums," which was made famous by Sandy Nelson and also performed by the Ventures , was used as the theme song for the long-running television show Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling during the s. It made 66 in Canada in December They released a cover album with Ubiquity Records in The album was entitled Tabla Rock , based on the album Bongo Rock.
On Tabla Rock , Lee covered the entire Bongo Band debut album, as well as two tracks from their second album. Lee's album covers the music on tabla instead of bongo, presenting it in an Indian-funk style. So, on a sub-conscious and a conscious level it's sort of seeped into my music.
WBC: London is a long way from Wichita , eh? SH: It's a very long way from Wichita. Where have we reached you at, Shawn? Naturally, your music is ideal for film and TV soundtracks and the list of those is also extensive. You appeared on my radar with the Moods and Grooves album is totally cinematic stuff. Is there one director in particular who you jump at the opportunity to provide a soundtrack for? SH: Well, there's many actually. You know, Tarantino would be amazing, although he doesn't really have soundtracks, he compiles music.
I did find out a couple of years a go that he was a fan of mine, so that really made my day that I was on his radar. So I'm hoping one of my songs will end up in his films at some point. But, there's him and Jim Jarmusch I just had a conversation with a cinematographer in America the other day who's done some work with Jarmusch and she going, "I should hook you guys up.
As long as it's cool and creative, I imagine something more on the independent side of things rather than a mainstream Hollywood affair. Any tips you can share?
SH: A lot of sound has to do with the source and that's certainly the first place to start. The thing with the bass itself is old strings; old flat wounds or black nylon strings, straight away that helps. And then, having a good valve or old solid state amp will give you the right sort of colour.
The other very big thing is tape. Vinyl, January 17, "Please retry". Register a free business account. Product details Product Dimensions : 5.
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Please try again later. Well worth your purchase! I believe it is the best album yet by Shawn Lee! Every song on the album is incredible! See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries.Lee took on the entire Bongo Band debut album, and also two tracks from their second album Discography. Cover art for the album Bongo Rock. "Shawn Lee's Incredible Tabla Band - Tabla Rock". Retrieved "Covers by Shawn Lee's Incredible Tabla Band".