Music to Swear By Preview #8 – Mason Jennings' "Nothing"

Head on over to Music to Swear By to listen to this weeks’ podcast featuring Ryan, John, and me.  Over the course of the podcast we talk about our experiences playing in this band.  I learned a lot about Ryan and John – things they never told me about life, love, the universe. Like yesterday,… Continue reading Music to Swear By Preview #8 – Mason Jennings' "Nothing"

Music to Swear By Preview #7 – "I Bombed Korea"

Unfortunately, arcane publishing rules that plague our creative community make publishing this recording a legal liability.  So, if you really want to hear me play Cake’s “I Bombed Korea”, you will have to email me.  Sorry about that.  Stupid Congress.  Stupid media conglomerates (Disney, I’m looking at you…). BUUUUT, you can listen to me play… Continue reading Music to Swear By Preview #7 – "I Bombed Korea"

Music to Swear By Preview #5 – "Monster"

“Monster” is mostly written by my sister, Liana, who is the most beautiful, charismatic, and wonderful human being on the planet.  Listen to my band play it in Music to Swear By host, Tony’s, basement. And tune in to the Music to Swear By podcast featuring Cryns #3 next Wednesday! http://www.cryns.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Monster.mp3Podcast: Play in new window… Continue reading Music to Swear By Preview #5 – "Monster"

Music to Swear By Preview #4 – "Run. Run! Run!!! RUN!!! RUNNNNN!!!!!"

RunnNNnnNNN!!!  Here is a solo rendition of our hit music video’s soundtrack, as recorded for the Music to Swear By podcast. Check out the podcast next Wednesday!  In fact, check out other Music to Swear By podcasts right now!  It truly is an entertaining listen! http://www.cryns.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/runrunrunrunrun.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Noah Kicks Ass! First Masters are In!!!

The recording process takes place in 3 stages: Recording Re-mixing Mastering Noah just sent me the first masters, and they sound awesome! We are really in the home stretch now, because this means that we are done with the recording and re-recording of things.  In all actuality, the recording process is a bit more disjointed… Continue reading Noah Kicks Ass! First Masters are In!!!

Songwriting Workshop #2 Result

This week’s songwriting assignment was to describe a time you took a chance on something. I didn’t follow the assignment. But that’s totally cool! You don’t need to either! 🙂 This week’s submissions include Ryan B’s first submission, a beautifully-crafted song called Love Me AND my submission, a spiritual story about ascending to heaven, called… Continue reading Songwriting Workshop #2 Result

Songwriting Workshop #1 Result – "Salvation"

[quote] I finally turned on the computer yesterday to churn out my first song for the Cryns #3 Songwriting Workshop. Ever since recording Boulder back in 2005, I have had this dream of recording a whole album of gospel songs that a church choir could sing. In fact, some day I hope to gather a… Continue reading Songwriting Workshop #1 Result – "Salvation"