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Saturday, Nov. 14th Video Premiere and Pre-CD-Release Show!!!

Mark your calendar!  Saturday, Nov. 14th, we will be performing in Jim’s basement, previewing our new music video, and offering digital downloads of our new album!  This is big news in my world, as I have been waiting for this moment for a loooooong time.  It’s finally here!

This party is by invite-only.  Odds are, if you are reading this, you are invited.  If you are a friend of mine, you are definitely invited.  Please feel free to email or Tweet at me if you have any questions.  Official invitations will be sent via facebook and email.  Please let me know if you believe I have accidentally left you off the list.

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Vinyl Makes a Resurgence!

I met up with Perfect Porridge‘s Greg Swan yesterday to help him upgrade some website software, but the conversation quickly turned to other matters. One item that peaked my interest was a combination cd/vinyl product that Greg noticed a band using. Basically, it is a cd on one side and a record on the other. “Brilliant!” I thought! But, of course, I don’t own a record player. In fact, I don’t own a working cd player at the moment either. But the record holds a certain allure for me and countless other music fans. In fact, vinyl record sales rose over 15% between 2006-2007, and vinyl record sales rose a whopping 36% in 2007-2008! Meanwhile, cd sales dropped 11% during the same timeframe.

So, what does this mean for us? I don’t know, but it sure would be fun to make a vinyl record. The question is, would any of you buy it?

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I'm Quittin' My Job! – Thoughts?

It seems that one song off our new record is emerging as the early fan favorite – “I’m Quittin’ My Job!”. I wrote this song two years ago before I quit my former employ. It is wrought full of swear words but also speaks that uplifting, self-liberating phrase that we all have wanted to yell at some point – “I quit!!!”

We are in the process of re-mixing the song right now, and I would love to get your thoughts. Please listen to or download using the link below and give me your thoughts on the mix. OR, if you just want to download the song and put it on repeat in your iPod, that is cool, too!

I’m Quittin’ My Job!

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Practicing Like Mad for Saturday's Show!

Our drummer, John, can’t make it to the show on Saturday, so we have been working with a fantastic guy, Dave, to round out our rhythm section for the show. I am happy to report that after three practices, it is clear that Dave will totally kick ass on Saturday.

Just in case you missed it, we take the stage at the Hexagon Bar at 11:45 p.m. on Saturday. Music starts at 9:30 p.m.

I love playing with different drummers, because they change the way that songs are played. For example, a song that used to be a shuffle turns into a rock rhythm. A couple of mysterious cymbal crashes appear, and now we have a rock anthem. It’s like I’m playing new music!

Also, I have brought Noah on board to produce the new record, and he is totally kicking ass! We are looking at an April release! Yooohaaa!!!

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