You’re an avid supporter of the Axe-Fx. I have a laptop rig that I record with. My production isn’t good enough, so when I record, the riffs kind of pale in comparison… The outcome isn’t as strong as I would like. Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide Abasi, better known as Tosin Abasi (born January 7, 1983), is a Nigerian American musician, best known as the founder and lead guitarist of the instrumental progressive metal band Animals as Leaders.Before founding Animals as Leaders, he was the guitarist for the technical metalcore band Reflux. [4], Animals as Leaders was recorded in early 2008. Tosin Abasi, Vinny Vihn and Even Brewer of Reflux playing at Pompano indoor Skate Park (PIS) I filmed this before I had any idea that Tosin Abasi would become such a Guitar icon. Abasi initially declined, feeling such an endeavor would be "egotistical and unnecessary". Tosin Abasi. That’s how I learned to play, pretty much. Isaac Stansbury. IC: It sounds like he changed his perspective on that in a very short period of time, because the Periphery stuff that ended up on the album also sounded very different [from the demos released not long before the album]. In Groups: Animals As Leaders, Generation Axe, Reflux, TRAM (3) Variations: Viewing All | Tosin Abasi. Users who reposted this track Vranye. For those who may not know Napster, it was a pioneering file\-sharing software that allowed its users to digital audio files in MP3 format\. IC: One of the ways that labels are trying to compensate for the loss of record sales is through 360 deals. I’ve been running a Mackie HD1521 monitor – it’s a 2-way speaker system, just for my own reference on stage. IC: For only being three weeks apart, it’s got such a different sound. His unorthodox compositions and extraordinary technique, demonstrated with his band, Animals As Leaders, has become a 'go to' point of reference for extended-range players. [1] Reflux's former record label Prosthetic Records saw Abasi's guitar work and asked him to create a solo album for them. So I don’t know if I do see myself doing that, but there’s always time to learn. IC: This is an open-ended question, and a hard one: can you think of any other possible ways that you could monetize your music? Learn about Tosin Abasi: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. IC: How did the name Animals As Leaders come about? [2] Afterwards, Abasi enrolled in the Atlanta Institute of Music which helped give him new creative ideas for music composition. It’s definitely been pretty positive responses [that we’ve gotten]. Information is free, media is not physical anymore, and there’s generations of kids born into a situation where Tower Records doesn’t exist. IC: Do you see yourself doing any design work for Animals As Leaders? After Reflux disbanded, Tosin began work on a solo instrumental effort, the result of which was Animals As Leaders: a 12-track journey that leads listeners through an eclectic blend of progressive, guitar-driven music that fuses heavy, mesmerizing 8-string grooves and virtuosic lead work with tasteful electronic production and a range of stylistic influences. A lot of electronic musicians are just giving away full LPs and stuff. Sandy Eggo. I’ll blend that with a more organic amp, like the Fractal model called Crunch. Do you demo things yourself? He is 37 years old and is a Capricorn. TA: The tour is going great. The Gambale stuff was more economy picking and sweeping and stuff like that. I’m pretty sure I can trust your opinion.’ I played his, and its amazingly lifelike. Ivan Chopik founded Guitar Messenger in the Fall of 2007 and is currently running the online magazine as Editor-in-Chief, webmaster, and writer. Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide "Tosin" Abasi merupakan ahli muzik Amerika Syarikat berbangsa Nigeria, dan paling dikenali sebagai pengasas dan pemain gitar utama dalam kugiran progresif metal Animals as Leaders.Sebelum mengasaskan Animals as Leaders, dia pemain gitar dalam kugiran metalcore teknikal Reflux. The Ex-Man Podcast Ep. Jason Jacobs. [3] Abasi uses techniques such as tremolo picking, sweep-picking, two-handed tapping, fingerpicking, and slapping throughout the album. It was released on April 28, 2009 by Prosthetic Records. Marketplace 581 For Sale. I think the contrast is working for us, just because if you’re a death metal fan and you randomly hear us on Summer Slaughter, I’m pretty sure it’s a surprise [laughs]. IC: You guys are only a trio when you perform live. TA: I’m trying to do some epic, Pink Floyd-status… If you come to a show, I want it to be a big sensory experience. I’ve just been using it for a long time, and it’s almost like an instrument to me – I’m familiar. We’d like the experience to be a bit more inclusive of other senses – some visual stuff like that, just so that if you come to see us play, you feel like you were on a different planet for a moment. I’ve been doing things where I use the internal phrase sampler in the Axe-Fx and the Boomerang to do multiple lines of loops. Listening to a recorded tone is one thing, but playing an amp has a very specific response – specifically tube amps. Enter your e-mail in the field below to receive updates about new features at GuitarMessenger.com. I was at the point where I was just like: ‘I’m going to call it something.’ I was reading this book called My Ishmael, which is the second book in a series by Daniel Quinn – it’s an anthropological cultural critique, and there are some concepts in there about the way we live on the planet versus the way primitive humans used to inhabit the earth. Jimmy Herring’s lines and his approach to improvisation is really awesome, too. That could be a reason to actually pay for something versus stealing it – you get a much better product. Reflux's former record label Prosthetic Records saw Abasi's guitar work and asked him to create a solo album for them. You guys must have made some adjustments. 50 - Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders, ex-Reflux) by Doc Coyle from desktop or your mobile device 50 - Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders, ex-Reflux) by Doc Coyle published on 2018-04-03T06:30:18Z. a. a a. a. Augustha Van. Real Name: Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide Abasi. I think even his production improved slightly, just from the finishing of the album to recording that track. Tosin Abasi has had a big hand in the rising success of the eight-stringed beast. Working with Misha was really effortless – I didn’t have to explain anything to him, he would hear it and he would instantly conceive of a drum part. TA: The first music I ever bought was Green Day’s Dookie on cassette tape. What’s some of the feedback that you get from that audience? It’s cool to tap with semi-distorted tones – just get a little of that drive, but nothing too saturated. They don’t even have that experience. It was also called "the 12th best album of 2009" by metalsucks.net[8], Ken McGrath of Rock Sound described the album as "a space-prog head-trip" and compared its sound to Dream Theater, Porcupine Tree, 65daysofstatic, and Meshuggah. His brother, Abdul Abasi, is a former drill sergeant in the United States military and is currently a fashion designer. IC: So maybe it’s not finding ways to monetize with the present model, but finding different sources of revenue – accepting that people are going to be able to take your music. First emerging onto the metal scene with the Washington D.C.-based Reflux, extended-range guitarist Tosin Abasi quickly distinguished himself with his relentless riffage and captivating lead work. TA: Just thinking about the next album, and figuring out where we’re recording and what we’re going to be recording. It’s pretty dramatically different than micing up an amp. It’s kind of a foundational approach to guitar playing that you can skip over pretty easily. TA: We want it to be more organic, so we’re going to do live drum tracking – stuff like that, where it’s a bit less of the programmed-drums approach. It’s quite amazing.’ Since the release of the debut record, Animals As Leaders has grown into a full band and completed a number of high profile tours to date – including Summer Slaughter 2010, where I had the chance to sit down and talk with Tosin: IC: How’s the Summer Slaughter tour going? It’s like a very driven tube preamp, so I’ll just crank the mids on that and create a balance between the two. TA: The thing that’s benefited me the most is cultivating originality or individuality in my playing, because there’s a wealth of amazing guitar players and amazing musicians in general all over the world. I think there are a lot of things that we include in our music that don’t happen too readily in extreme metal, like the use of extensions in our chords, and this emphasis on polyrhythms based on a quarter note, moderate tempo. It’s a cool song – I’m glad it’s out for people to hear. Animals as Leaders is an American instrumental progressive metal band from Washington, D.C., United States.It currently consists of guitarists Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes and drummer Matt Garstka, having been formed by Abasi in 2007.They are a prominent band within the djent scene. IC: Tell me more about the writing process for the first album, and how it came together – how much you brought to it to begin with, and how it changed. IC: I think it’s really important for guitar players to see those roots, with the vibrato and blues-based playing, because a lot of times in metal, people tend to bypass that. So I’ll run a Vox AC30 simulation, or one of the Fender Blackfaces or something, just a very classic approach to clean guitar. So how do you ingrain that? What inspired you to put out a single on its own? That opened the door to all of these other shred guitarists, like Paul Gilbert, John Petrucci, Greg Howe and Frank Gambale. IC: On the business side of things, this first album came out on Prosthetic Records, and you were approached by Prosthetic Records before about doing a solo album. Elkhart, IN. There’s a bit of hysteria, because the old ways of monetizing music are kind of vanishing. So I went over to his house every day for two weeks, and we recorded the CD [laughs]. TA: Each of those videos has a wealth of information, usually stylistically relevant to the player that you’re watching. 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[3], The album was released on April 28, 2009 by Prosthetic Records,[7] and was met with positive reviews. How did you get in touch with Fractal and end up trying it out? TA: Yeah, because by not having a vocalist, and the scope of the music is pretty adventurous… We’re not too concerned with having you look at the three of us onstage. Tosin Abasi of Animals As Leaders, shows his incredible command of the 8 String guitar using his EMG 808X pickups live on EMGtv. TA: Yeah, Misha had a little bit more to do with that song. TA: Yeah, because they’re focused on what comes after that. Jeremy Friedman. TA: Yeah, mids and presence help, because then you can actually hear the attack a little bit more – presence versus treble. tammikuuta 1983 Washington (DC)) on yhdysvaltalaisnigerialainen kitaristi.Hän on yhdysvaltalaisen instrumentaalista progressiivista metallia soittavan Animals As Leaders-yhtyeen perustajajäsen, toinen kitaristi ja yhtyeen keulakuva, jonka lisäksi hän soittaa fuusiojazzia esittävässä T.R.A.M. TA: I started. [1] Abasi later changed his mind saying that "doing a solo album seemed to make a lot more sense", and decided to take the label's offer. Without any money changing hands, people are hearing your music and you’re getting bigger – which down the road does reflect into money, like people at your shows and stuff like that. Because you are yourself – no one else is you. All Rights Reserved. IC: Animals As Leaders really stands out in a tour like Summer Slaughter, as you mentioned before. IC: You’re not using any actual cabinets when you perform live – you go straight into the PA, right? IC: Have you been collaborating with anyone else? Abasi, Ayoyinka Abasi [a1414605] Artist . We never officially released anything, but the drummer and I decided that we wanted to go to school for music. Stefan Palacios. IC: Let’s talk some gear. vPersona. I like fashion, too, and I really like design that can inspire you. TA: The drummer of Circa Survive, Steve Clifford – he and I have been going back and forth with files of demos that we’re doing. Prosthetic had the idea of just releasing it as a single for people to have. During a Reflux show, Prosthetic Records noticed his skill and offered him a record deal as a solo artist. Are you triggering other things, or do you play to a click to get all of those electronic sounds? TA: I have a Boomerang, which is a phrase sampler, but honestly, the Axe-Fx has a built-in phrase sampler. I like Kurt Rosenwinkel a lot, too. Please sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of this page for the latest updates. I like a pretty bright clean tone – chimey, you know? Right now, Animals As Leaders is still trying to reach more people, and we still have more groundwork to do. My advice would be to examine your own playing and your own feelings about music, and focus on what you would like to contribute to the wealth of music as an individual. What’s your contribution to music beyond your technical achievement? IC: What kind of stuff do you like to do outside of music? TA: It is, and analyzing what is more beneficial. 1 弹幕 Min Kang - Binary Number - Eclipse (Guitar Playthrough) Do_U_Even_Djent. TA: Right. You can’t decide on anything and it’s super permanent and it molds the way people perceive your band. IC: You have such a unique blend of styles and influences in your sound. So Misha and I did the album, and then a few weeks later, we got together to record that song, and then it just sat. Apr 15, 2017 - Explore BooTs DoWn's board "Tosin Abasi", followed by 1877 people on Pinterest. Take a look around and then connect with other musicians at our DISCUSSION FORUM. Copyright © 2007-2020 Guitar Messenger. IC: Where do you see yourself and the band in five to ten years? We hope to put out an album at some point, too. TA: Our contract with Prosthetic definitely represents the traditional business model. It’s like a moral thing – very few people have a moral obligation against taking music. But for someone who hasn’t even experienced that at any point, there’s no attachment. Tosin Abasi is a mainly self-taught guitarist. It was intended to be on a compilation that never actually happened. TA: I’m into blending tones, so for my clean I blend two amps, and then for the distortion I blend two, as well. IC: Can you talk a bit about your clean tone? Everyone is listening to MP3s on a player, and the quality is really truncated. TA: I’m listening to Adam Rogers a lot, and Jimmy Herring is a super, super cool player – as far as guitarists are concerned. IC: Is there anything you can share with us about the direction of the album? Do you have a similar arrangement with Prosthetic, or are you handling your own merch and so forth? The Ex-Man Podcast Ep. It’s a pretty intuitive style of music, with the pentatonics and whatnot. I like eating good food, primarily raw if I can help it, but it doesn’t always happen. There are a lot of layers on the album, so I have to do a bit of looping. IC: What else is going on in your world right now? The label’s role is definitely changing. TA: I have a mental catalogue of all of these riffs, and some of them are five or six years old. During a Reflux show, Prosthetic Records noticed his skill and offered him a record deal as a solo artist. 50 - Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders, ex-Reflux) by Doc Coyle published on 2018-04-03T06:30:18Z. TA: No, I’ve been staying in North Hollywood. TA: I wish I had a handle on Photoshop and various other graphics applications, because I have an idea of what the aesthetic would be. [2], Abasi and Mansoor are credited for composing the music for all tracks on Animals as Leaders. TA: E.J. I want to track back to the beginning, to what originally inspired you to pick up the guitar – what you were listening to then, and then how different influences began to seep into your style into where you are now. So we’ll be working on the material together. You’ll notice a lot more low-end riffing and grooving on that stuff. [1] However, he did not want the project's new album to just represent the idea of one person. Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide "Tosin" Abasi (s.7. 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I’ve been using the Diezel VH4 [Das Metall] setting, which is very mid-rangey, but still has that modern rapid bass response, that tight, focused low-end. The name is loosely connotative of a lot of the ideas that are floating around in my head, but it’s not meant to be anything you’re supposed to pay too much attention to. IC: Do you ever anticipate yourself doing any work with a singer? Family Life. TA: Yeah. If I work with someone else who’s better at production, I get a better result. Maybe that’s the approach. Misha was living in Bethesda. TA: Right. TA: We’ve been received really well. The Screaming Bard. I ended up hitting up Misha Mansoor of Periphery, or Bulb, as some people know him, and he was totally down to work on the album with me. IC: Did you take any lessons when you were growing up? Stream The Ex-Man Podcast Ep. Because I know that word-of-mouth, and the fact that our CD pretty much leaked a year before Prosthetic released it was kind of to our benefit. I was like: ‘Alright, if you think it’s cool. Users who liked this track TheFighterWithNoName. I don’t really like to think about that part of it. If I could exist in a vacuum, that’d be nice – and just make music and have people hear it. I think there’s going to be this forced evolution into monetizing that stuff, as opposed to exclusively selling a physical CD. Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide" Tosin" Abasi (geboren op 7 januari 1983), is een Nigeriaanse Amerikaanse muzikant, vooral bekend als oprichter en lead gitarist van de instrumentale progressieve metal band Animals as Leaders.Vóór de oprichting van Animals as Leaders, was hij de gitarist van de technische metalcore band Reflux. I haven’t been part of that situation – I don’t know if it’s a positive or negative thing. TA: Totally. Compression is your friend, for sure, so you can get an even output of all the notes you’re tapping. Tosin Abasi | Guitar Player Of The Week Guitarist for Animals As Leaders and 8 strings guitar genius I like very much the Tosin Abasi's lessons series included in my Jamplay Membership ; so I wanted to write a post about this creative musician.But before we jump into a little biography and piece about him, first have a listen to the song below: ABOUT TOSIN ABASI. He was born and raised in Washington, D.C. to Nigerian immigrants. It’s a certain feel that I feel like I need to develop a bit further, so that’s where I’m focusing right now – turning on the click and perceiving the downbeat as an upbeat in sort of a swing and just improvising. Guo Wei Lee. TA: I’m not from Bethesda. Guitar legend Steve Vai sums Abasi up with these thoughts: ‘When I first heard Animals As Leaders I felt as though I was at last hearing the future of creative, heavy virtuoso guitar playing. Animals as Leaders is the debut studio album by progressive metal group Animals as Leaders. [Johangten] from Prosthetic Records had the idea of me doing a solo guitar CD, back when I was in another band called Reflux. So at what point does it cease to matter? Jays_Sun. So whatever video I was watching, I would focus on the exercises in there. IC: When you write, do you take down your ideas somehow? It’s all metronome-based alternate picking stuff. TA: It’s pretty straight-ahead. There are various ways. I was kind of hesitant on the idea, but Reflux ended up disbanding, I went to school for music, and I guess I was a little bit more comfortable with composing music without vocals, and I had some ideas that I’d picked up in school that I wanted to get out onto a body of work. IC: He’s got such a great way of incorporating those outside sounds into his lines. He joined the band Reflux in the early to mid-2000s and then was offered a record deal. Reflux: Reflux ‎ (CD, EP) Prosthetic Records: none: US: 2001: Sell This Version Stefan Palacios. TA: We play to a backing track. But I definitely plan on doing some vocal-centric music, as well as instrumental music. He is also a guitarist, composer, and audio engineer who graduated from Berklee College of Music in May 2012 with a Bachelor of Music degree in Guitar Performance, Music Business & Management, and Music Production/Engineering. Tosin: I guess we’re not really a band anymore [laughs]. What are your thoughts in general about releasing music down the road, with the changes that are at hand? Before Animals as Leaders Tosin Abasi was a member of metalcore band Reflux that had been disbanded. The only change I made was that I wanted it to be more of a band, as opposed to a guitar CD – even though it’s pretty guitar focused. He’s singing on it and doing some production, as well. Explore Tosin Abasi's biography, personal life, family and real age. Then I think I heard some Hendrix and stuff. All of these factors started to add up, so I took the plunge. Before founding Animals as Leaders, he was the guitarist for the technical metalcore band Reflux. Since it was out in an \[…\] IC: When you do a lot of your tapping stuff, is there anything that you change about your tone to bring out the notes more? I guess it makes sense – they’re forced to essentially tax you in other ways. Prosthetic Records released the band's eponymous debut album in 2009. You don’t go and physically buy music – you download music. So stylistically, we’re just not death metal, so people are kind of blindsided – but it’s pretty melodic, and texturally there’s some interesting things going on, and I think people are digging it. So I got a guitar, and I just wanted to play alternative rock – Nirvana is a big favorite of mine. TA: Yeah, it’s interesting – I want to see how it pans out. He really helped with the actual sequence of the songs, which I think really shines on the album – just getting everything together as a cohesive whole. But that’s unrealistic. It feels like you have an amp. Then I remember hearing Yngwie Malmsteen and being unaware that you could even do that on the guitar, so then I got obsessed with technique and speed and the harmonic minor scale and various things like that [laughs]. [3] All twelve tracks on the album are guitar driven instrumentals that are intended to showcase Abasi's guitar skills. For me, I like having the actual CD – I look at the artwork and everything. 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I think it’s just at the point where music is essentially free. I would just be working on whatever video I was watching, and writing riffs. Artist Roster - Electric Guitars | Ibanez guitars: 'via Blog this'. So the writing process really boils down to tracking in all of the riffs that you have that you want to be in one song, and then you kind of glue it together with transitions or maybe eliminate parts or expand on parts. Tosin Abasi was born in Washington D.C. to Nigerian immigrants to the United States. The process is pretty straight ahead: I would track in the stuff to a click track and then all of the accents and everything present in the riff kind of illustrates what you would want to do rhythmically, and then we would layer stuff if we wanted to enhance certain parts of the melody or whatever the case is – just kind of start from the guitar and build up from there. TA: Choosing a band name is like naming your child – it’s really hard. I was just playing power chords in every way possible. Oluwatosin Ayoyinka Olumide Abasi, better known as Tosin Abasi, is a Nigerian American guitarist who is best known as the guitar player and founder of the instrumental progressive metal band Animals as Leaders. IC: When you play live, is the Axe-Fx your entire rig? I had this extravagant rig, and I was just like: ‘Man, this isn’t really practical.’ I was aware that I could do everything I was doing with a 2-space rack. IBANEZ CLASSICS : SIGNATURE GUITARS. Discover the real story, facts, and details of Tosin Abasi. Tosin Abasi was born in Washington D.C, United States on Friday, January 7, 1983 (Millennials Generation). Everyone’s an individual, and they have a unique voice – I could never sound like you, and only if you chose to emulate me would you sound like me. He joined Reflux in the early to mid-2000s. I think any musician who’s on the cusp of releasing music, and analyzing the conventional ways of doing it, and then looking at this new animal that is the Internet… It’s a new frontier. [6], McGrath, Ken (June 2009). IC: Recently, we saw the single ‘Wave Of Babies’ come out. [3] Abasi's school experience aided him in developing ideas for the album. Javier [Reyes, guitar] plays all of the rhythm parts, and I’ll phrase sample myself and kind of loop that stuff, and maybe play rhythm with him or continue on a lead line. TA: Misha brought it up to me, just because he’s all over the gear stuff. The official YouTube channel for Animals as Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi Right now I just try to find people who are already good at that, and understand what I’m trying to do. Animals as Leaders lead guitarist Tosin Abasi revealed the time when he discovered eight\-string guitars after he downloaded Meshuggah's fourth album named 'Nothing' through Napster\. It sounds pretty good. Ballarat. 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