Here’s an example of the earlier mentioned usage of UltraBeat for generating fusion rock patterns:
In addition I used Logic’s Space Designer with an aux bus where I routed the drums, the electrical piano and the guitar (not the bass) to make it sound like a live recording.
I don’t know if this will be a permanent fixture of my compositions, but it was fun just trying to do an improvisational session; first drums, then electric piano, then bass and the guitar part at the end. All done with single-takes, this is a live recording, after all!
If nothing else it will end up on my internet radio playlist, stay tuned when that’s around.
PS: This also shows that I have an overdose of Zappa in my mind just now.