We had an amazing studio night last night, due in part to some special guests. Jeff Beam, who we’ve known for years, and who is an amazing bass player, joined us for part of the evening. He brought along his muse Natalie as well, and we caught up for a[…]
My Funky Valentine
In December 1999 I met @hellpellet, the flaming pill that would change my life. A little more than a year later, in early 2001, my grandmother passed away, devastating me. A month after that I (along with about 101 other people) was laid off from my job. I moved in[…]
Two BPM Turns Jam Junk To Tight Tuneage
We had a productive studio night on Thursday. We’ve got a handful of tunes that we’ve been working on that are on heavy rotation in our heads. One of these songs is going by the working title of “Reigning”. When we’re jamming without a drummer we usually run some kind[…]
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.
Welcome to “Studio Night”
Once or twice a week we get together to work on new songs and to mix or master songs we’re planning to release. Sometimes we even rehearse on studio night. We should probably do that more often. Tonight Mike and Scott sat down to finish the last track of an[…]