Die Fledermaus Rocks

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The Worlds Loudest Emulated Lead Bass Player!

​Surreal Experimental Rock Visual Audio Performance Art for your ears!

Hangin’ Tree

All recordings are LIVE with ONLY one Guitar being played and NO studio over dubs or inserted tracks.

The Worlds Loudest Emulated Lead Bass Player! LIVE Experimental Rock Visual Audio Performance Art for your ears! Here are songs with NO overdubs, played LIVE through all Kustom amps and setup as 3 three different channels using Triplers, the amps are Tube and Solid State, from vintage to new, employing a controlled tone feedback and sustain. A Lead channel, a Rhythm channel, and a Bass channel, with 3 Wah Wah pedals. 1050 Watts, 24x12, 10x15, and 3x15 horns, powered by  Kustom heads, (1) Double Cross, (2) HV100THD, (1) KG100HFX, (1) 1968 Kustom 200 Bass, (1) 1971 Kustom 250A-4, and (1) 1970 Kustom K200B-4. During the recording there was the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance that you can hear when the sound waves change.

115.78 minutes of LIVE Experimental Rock Visual Audio Performance Art for your ears!Type your paragraph here.


Hangin’ Tree
TRACKS

All songs written and performed LIVE by Dennis Batdorf
 
Spring of Day – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
Skies are clear except for a few clouds of Destiny
 
Seed of Fate – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
As life is born from the Spring of Infancy, the Fate is sealed with choices to be made

Crime of Mind – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance, and using Ebow
Scene of the crime is always rehearsed in the mind before it is committed

Posse – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
The law will change, but the results are the same. Vigilante and coward citizens will declare their righteousness as the chase begins

Bass Camp – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
As the Posse searches, a retreat of safeness is set in the Bass Camp

Hangin’ Tree – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
The tree is old; the town has used it many times. The children know how the Tree has been nurtured. The Tree is Innocent and atoned for its use

Neck On the Back of A Horse – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
After being caught, convicted of the crime of the mind, it is time to pay for the crime at the tree on the back of a horse

Sacrament Of Angels – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
NOT ONLY Man but Angels have the Sacrament to share, to be completed, for GOD has spoken and the deed shall be done

Devil Behind the Head Stone – Played on Yamaha RB374 with Rotosound 66 Flat Wound Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
After final thoughts, life escapes, Devil is behind the head stone smirking with what he knew

Seed of Fate Reprise: Destiny Complete – Played on Washburn Washington Hollow Body 6/4 Emulated Bass 10 gage strings Elixir Nickel Double Coated Strings, played through only the Bass and Rhythm channels, NO Lead channel amps, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
As life is fulfilled; Destiny of choices have been complete

 Autumn Leaves Made of Glass – Played on Washburn AB10 Acoustic Bass with Rotosound 66 Electric Strings, with the placement of 3 Acoustic Guitars (2) 6 string acoustic guitars, and (1) 12 string acoustic for resonance
A tree grows and goes through seasons of its life from spring to autumn; the tree has no control over its life, destiny has been set for the tree, when the colors of its leaves have changed, and start to fall from the wind; the wind goes from a gentle breeze to a storm; as one steps on them they make the sound of broken glass underfoot to remind the fragility of life that is so close

 
Thanks to everyone that has helped and supported this project
If your ears don’t bleed, it’s not loud enough!

Produced by Dennis L. Batdorf
Bat Moon Music
Contact: info@diefledermausrocks.com
www.diefeldermausrocks.com
Twitter: @diefledermausro
Facebook: DieFledermausRocks

 Engineer: Thomas Petritsch

 Photography: Kimberly Batdorf

 Attitude Advisor: Rose Anne Uitich

 CD Cover design: LA

Recorded at Hix Brothers Music Studio (Thanks Peter Hix, It’s Whacked!)
www.hixbrosmusic.com
4315 Westbrook Dr, Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 898-8840

All Guitar conversions by Demont Guitars
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www.DeMontGuitars.com - info@DeMontGuitars.com 
www.GuyatoneUS.com - www.Facebook.com/Guyatone
61 Stonehill Rd, Oswego, IL 60543
(347) 433-6668

Kustom Vintage Foot Switches built by Jim Carrol of Chicago Amps
www.chicagoamps.com
Oswego, IL 60543 
Phone: (630) 995-5009 
E-Mail: jim@chicagoamps.com