This short solo combines bass, chord, and melodic concepts. In the bass pedals, I play and hold a low C to establish a pedal tone. On the lower manual, I pull the third drawbar out a touch as I alternate between inversions of C and F major. This creates a “suspension and resolution” sound over which, on the upper manual, I play melodies derived from the C major scale.
ATR39s Alec Empire-bonus interview
EQ Web Exclusive Extended interview with Atari Teenage Riot’s Alec EmpireBy Justin KleinfeldThe January 2011 issue of EQ profiles Atari Teenage Riot’s “Activate.” Here, read our extended interview with Alec Empire, who discusses touring, songwriting, and his favorite studio gear.Why