A Ninja Slob Drew Me is an extended range bassist and music producer from the UK, who attempts to remove the conception that solo bass music is only for other musicians. He has created four atmospheric largely instrumental albums that span a range of genres and styles.

He creates experimental solo bass music primarily on a custom 7-string ‘Neutrino’ bass from Ramsay Musical Instruments utilising a variety of techniques such as two-handed tapping, percussive slapping and flamenco strumming among others.

He offers music for use for free in films/games/animations and other media projects or can create original soundtracks, click here to find out more.



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[ABOUT]

A Ninja Slob Drew Me is a Southampton based extended range bassist and music producer.

He creates atmospheric instrumental music that combines intricate, moody extended range bass compositions with programmed elements to create a unique blend of ambient, experimental sounds and textures.  He aims to make bass guitar music that isn’t just for other musicians, but which appeals to a larger audience and speaks to people.

Finger-tapping beautiful, ambient textures from an 8-string bass over trip-hop sound textures and occasionally delving into moments of distroted chaos, albiet still within the realms of carefully crafted beauty.  A Ninja Slob Drew Me produce chill-out music that is both awe inspiring for the musicians in the crowd and tastefully exquisite listening for the casual music fan in need of something with a little bit more thought than the average Top 40 record.” – Mike Spall, Mintsouth

“From the first time I heard that, it absolutely just threw me sideways.” Mark Ryan, Amazing Radio about the track Inside from the We Are; EP.

He has released several albums, all recorded in a home studio and all of which are available from the website.

He plays a custom made left handed seven string bass, created by Ramsay Musical Instruments. The bass is a Neutrino model, a long scale 34″ with neck-thru construction, swamp ash body, Delano SBC quad-coil pickups and Delano preamp.

[Before/After, Tilt]

[Before/After, Tilt], is the latest release from A Ninja Slob Drew Me.

From the liner notes: “Before/after: Perspectives shift and transform the self. Then we become the bloom of personal paradise. We’ve been tilting ever since.”

A Ninja Slob Drew Me is an expert at music that takes you on a journey. One Week in Sand was an excited exploration of the possibilities of this, followed by the much more refined and focused We Are;. [Before/Ater, Tilt] finds a balance between the two. This is an album that looks out at the universe with a combination of wonder, excitment and sometimes cynicism, that manages to explore a huge range of possibilities with each track remaining focused and carefully formed. Each one is designed to surround the listener in a different place or emotional space from the valleys of Mars, to the peaceful bay at Nallikari in Finland, through to the “depths of an unknowable oceanic paradise”, home to sinister Squid Lizard overlords.

“The world is a beautiful place. Full of illusion and splendour. One planet, one place, ours to explore. Forever.”

This is an album about discovery, that looks in fascination at concepts as big as the world around us, out to the solar system and as small as the emotional connection between two people. And it does all of this whilst barely uttering a word.

Music by A Ninja Slob Drew Me has been featured on:

Fresh on the Net listening post and video of the day
Phantom Circuit
Amazing Beats show on Amazing Radio
The Local Showcase on Eagle Extra
BBC6 Tom Robinson Introducing radio show and podcast

Shifted Sound podcast

Density of Sound podcast
Positive Creations Movie

Reviews:

Deadly Music!
Leonards Lair

Mintsouth live review

Interviews:

One Question Music – single question interview
Xan Philips, for the Southern Daily Echo, on “How to make solo bass work”

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[MUSIC]

Click here to find out about using music by A Ninja Slob Drew Me in a media project.

[Before/After, Tilt]

[Before/After, Tilt] – The new album from A Ninja Slob Drew Me. Eleven tracks of solo eight string bass instrumentals and experimental concepts.

 

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‘We Are;’

Six atmospheric and conceptual instrumental tracks.

“In brief, it’s incredibly good. And it represents a massive artistic step forward from One Week. It’s still very much a Ninja Slob album – you can immediately identify any of the songs as having Dan’s trademark all over it – but at the same time it’s quite different from previous endeavours.”  “With this EP Brown has produced his most cohesive work to date. It’s also his most mature – it’s hard to explain exactly why, but the playing style, and the way the music is composed comes across as being a lot more self-assured than before. We Are is the work of an artist who has found hs voice, and is comfortable using it.”  – Tom Darby

 

Music currently available from A Ninja Slob Drew Me for FREE DOWNLOAD;

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One Week in Sand – The second full length album from ANSDM; an experimental mix of ambient, electronic, instrumental and much much more, through 14 tracks of personal concepts and ideas.

“Inspired by a childhood on the Isle of Wight, a loss, the resulting journey back to the Island and the lifetime in between. This album is a reflection on the experiences that shape a person….whilst different genres are played with, including classical, jazz, avant garde and electronica, risking getting hopelessly lost, it all retains an onward flow and the sense that it all ties together…” – J.Haskin