Rivalité (MP3 3.4MB)
This track is an Italian accordion tune written in 1953 and features
a talented Vancouver multi-instrumentalist. The lead instrument is Bruce's Cocobolo Laughlin Mandolin. Bruce also plays guitar on the track.
All the samples feature Vancouver composer
who wrote the music
and played all the instruments, including the two featured here, Tim's
1980 Laughlin 24-fret Large cutaway
steel string, and his 1999
Medium nylon string.
Tim has evolved an unusual guitar style.
He plays with sitar picks
on three fingers for both steel and nylon strings.
He uses an extra-light string guage with an unwound G on the
Blondies on Guitar
This 2014 piece was recorded on Tim's 1980 large cutaway with Little Blondie microphones. The organ is also Tim.
This piece was graciously written and recorded by Tim in the 1980's
to feature the Laughlin steel string sound.
That Place Excerpt
Tim's steel string Laughlin is the lead instrument
on this hauntingly beautiful excerpt.
Never Alone Intro
This 104 second piece is also an excerpt
from a new piece.
It was recorded with Tim's nylon string Laughlin pictured on the right.
It is recorded pianissimo as an introduction to a much longer