Beat and the Pulse

by James Whetzel



James Whetzel's version of Beat and the Pulse by Austra. Accordion, sitar and sarod and bass paired with Whetzel's trademark wall of acoustic drums.


released August 6, 2012
James Whetzel on everything: bass, sitar, sarod, mandolin, drums, voice. Arranged, mixed and produced by James Whetzel. Mastered by Emch at Subatomic Sound.

Original tune "Beat and the Pulse" composed by Austra and published by Domino Recordings. Used by permission.



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James Whetzel Seattle, Washington

Innovative sarod player, palm wine guitarist, beat maker, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist, part-time throat singer, composer, producer, recording engineer, teacher.

DJ for the International Fountain at Seattle Center. Part of Mean Deep with Deepayan Acharjya AKA Shree Dee. Part of Das Dhoom with Shree Dee & Sebastian Lange. Guitarist for palm wine group Who Is John Smith with Yaw Amponsah
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