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 Making of Nepali Hotel California
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Posted on 11-29-14 7:16 AM     Reply [Subscribe]
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Namaste to Nepali Community,

Here is little history behind this song...

"I wrote the first part of this song around 2003-2004, and completed the second part around 2011. I have always been inspired by the rock music of the 1970s, 1980s...and so on. Hotel California has always been a jam song. When a friend from Darjeeling, India (back in the year 2001-2003) played this song and quoted 'Darjeeling' in the chorus of the song- (he sang something like 'Welcome to Darjeeling' instead of 'Welcome to Hotel California')- an idea came along and I wanted to write about Nepal and Nepali people. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBBeyMVrV5A
It was always in my mind that I wanted to use instruments like Sarangi, Basuri, and Madal for the Nepali version as they echo Nepali music and culture.

My recent vacation to Nepal (Summer 2014)- I was lucky enough to meet right group of musician and make this happen. We recorded the video within two days. We traveled from Kathmandu to Hetauda and then back to Kathmandu. We stopped at Chitwan, Narayanghat, Malekhu and captured some scenes.We'd planned for two days of shooting, the first day was great, but unluckily the weather was not kind to us the second day. It rained all day and made it tough for us to capture the scenes with dark sky and low light. We still managed to pull out some frames. Kudos to the cameramen/editor for the good job they have done with the video editing.

The rest, as you all can most likely guess is from Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Kathmandu-Basantapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square.

I hope you all enjoyed reading my experience. I am back in the US, and plan to release my second single 'Gulaf Ko Kada' within a few days. By the end of this year 2014, I plan to release my first EP as well. It will include 4 songs, 2 Nepali and 2 English numbers.

Please make sure you subscribe to my channel and follow me on my Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/reasonful

And thanks to the friend who suggested me to share this video on a Nepali blog. I think its a great promotion idea and I am more than glad to share my experience with you all. 

Appreciate all the feedback."

Jai Nepal
-Reason G.





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Posted on 11-29-14 11:01 PM     [Snapshot: 158]     Reply [Subscribe]
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxyIPFcdd9o
 
Posted on 11-29-14 11:02 PM     [Snapshot: 159]     Reply [Subscribe]
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How long before the next video comes out?
 
Posted on 11-30-14 1:00 AM     [Snapshot: 208]     Reply [Subscribe]
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Should be out within a week or two :-)
 
Posted on 11-30-14 2:05 AM     [Snapshot: 222]     Reply [Subscribe]
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Hey man, can you tell me which production company you used for cinematography and video editing? I need a make a very small video for advertising and would like to know a good production house based in kathmandu.


 
Posted on 11-30-14 6:16 AM     [Snapshot: 250]     Reply [Subscribe]
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Jazz Productions...They are new and upcoming talent and I enjoyed working with them. From what I understood they were trying to set a mark in Nepali Market. You can find a link to their website under my video deion on YouTube. Tell them you were referred- you might get a discount. Good luck :-)
 
Posted on 11-30-14 10:53 PM     [Snapshot: 456]     Reply [Subscribe]
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What does Ep means? You said you are going to release EP?
 
Posted on 11-30-14 11:06 PM     [Snapshot: 465]     Reply [Subscribe]
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EP=Extended Play. These "albums" have less songs than a regular musical album.

I have to say, the video production quality is very impressive. Hope your voice suits the song better this time.
 
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Thats it bros...I will be releasing EP by the end of December, thats my plan.

I also plan to release 'Gulaf ko Kada' possibly tomorrow, December 1, working on some stuff here n there right now.

I will have to wait and see what ya' all say about my Vocals on this one. 'Gulaf ko Kada' has a a different tempo, beat and feel to it. I keep trying- I do it for the love of music- appreciate all the comments tho.
 
Posted on 12-02-14 8:28 AM     [Snapshot: 655]     Reply [Subscribe]
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Alright peeps,

Here is the link to my second single:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q7Uw-tbYRg
 


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