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February2008

Today Special

Hey, happy leap day. I guess it is a special day. But that isn’t what this post is about.

We had a really enjoyable studio night last night. After what seemes like years of mixing and mastering, we’ve finally started to get back to the fun part: making new music.

We’ve got a storehouse of riffs that we’ve amassed over the years. Lots of the musical ideas have come from teensy little pieces of really long jams that we’ve recorded. Other ideas have dropped, fully-formed, out of our heads and hands. Generally that’s what we start with.

Turning the Gears

Just read a cool post at Punk Rock Your Life that really captures the current state of DD69 HQ.  Go ahead, check it out.  We’ll be here when you get back. Nice to see you again.  So that’s what we’re trying to do – get the gears turning again.  Sometimes[…]

By Design. Or Beer.

It took us a long time to come up with the packaging design for “Funk Out With Your Junk Out“.  Considering we worked on it for so long, it’s not surprising that we went through a number of concepts before only recently settling on the “beer-ish” final product. Initially we[…]

All agog, but is it right?

We’ve got some older recordings with drums laid down by an old friend who, sadly, has since passed away. He did a great job on the songs, and we want to keep his performances. Since they were recorded a number of years ago, though, they reflect the equipment and skills[…]