Greetings & Salutations! So, this is a ridiculously long-delayed and long-winded (both of which I apologize for in advance) gig recap. I almost didn’t write it at all, due to a combination of the usual procrastination issues plus a perverse curiosity about whether I could last an entire year between blog entries, and whether a … Read moreQuality & Quantity, Part 1
Greetings & Salutations! Well, that’s it. Tracking complete, mixing complete. The mastered recording and artwork have been delivered to disc manufacturers and digital distributors alike. By the end of this week, our new album Green & Grey will be out in the world, available to all, well and truly out of our hands. It’s an odd sensation, … Read moreGreen & Grey…Finally!
“By Grabthar’s Hammer…uh, or something less geeky…I promise it will not be so long between this one and the next one.” – Thom Bowers, 13 February 2006 Not being one to carry the torch of geekiness (I must admit I don’t know who Grabthar is) but Thom was referring to the enormous gap between One … Read moreExpectations
Greetings & Salutaions! So, I’ve figured out the problem with recording devices: they don’t get drunk. On stage, it’s all so simple: connect with the drummer, find the pocket, hit the right notes, and do your best to entertain the crowd. You have high volume, adrenaline, the vibe of the room, and the knowledge that … Read moreClarity, Phase Two: Unclenched