I have begun writing and rewriting songs for the next Cryns #3 release! I’m totally stoked about it!!! Ryan has signed on to play bass guitar and possibly help pen some of the songs. In case you haven’t heard Ryan’s stuff, check out Geo. He’s probably the most talented guy I know. Although I haven’t… Continue reading New Album in the Works!!!
This is a sampling of what you will hear on my new album, which will be released in early 2007. The song is called “So Just Be”.
I’ll be playing at the J&S Bean Factory tomorrow at 8:30 p.m.! Colin Anderson and John Stoll will be playing as well. Here’s the address: J&S Bean Factory 1342 Thomas Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 Cost: FREE!
I’ll be playing at the J&S Bean Factory tomorrow at 7:15 p.m. sharp! Jesse Katzman and the legendary Ryan Arnholt will also be playing. Here’s the address: J&S Bean Factory 1342 Thomas Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 Cost: FREE! Bring the kids!!! Schedule: 6:30 p.m. – Jesse Katzman 7:15 p.m. – Cryns #3 8:00 p.m.… Continue reading Show tomorrow – Friday, September 15
Well, we aren’t playing at the Excel Energy Center, but Cryns #3 will be playing at the Minnesota State Fair this Sunday at 10 a.m. and noon in the Farmer’s Union Building!!
I have 4 photos from last Friday night’s show at Big V’s!!! Here they are:
Upcoming shows: THIS Saturday, August 26 with Dave Brusie and Jesse Norell Noon. J&S Bean Factory 1342 Thomas Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105 Cost: FREE! Bring the kids!!! Sunday, September 3 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Minnesota State Fair Some barn… Friday, September 15 with Ryan Arnholt and Jesse Katzman 7:30 p.m. J&S Bean Factory 1342 Thomas… Continue reading State Fair, J&S Bean Factory Shows coming up!!
Hey. I always cringe when I read these things, but Skratch Magazine just wrote, “…the [Cryns #3] album is boiling over with sincerity and soul…” Read the full review here. Also, The Rift Magazine wrote: “Cryns #3’s …if Howard Roark could dance is stripped down and very straightforward…a really good, fun, sweet album.” Read the… Continue reading Two album reviews!
The show at Big V’s last Friday was definitely one of the top 2 in terms of fun that I’ve ever played. The crowd stayed until the end, which happened to be 2 a.m., staying up dancing and singing throughout our set. From Big V’s, we headed to Perkins for pancakes and sausages (I ate… Continue reading Big V's show last Friday
First, the BIG one: The indie-rock-and-roll trio, Cryns #3, will be doing what they do best (not attracting females) on Friday, August 11th at midnight at Big V’s in St. Paul!! This is a big show for the guys as they have a lot of pent up energy to relieve due to their summer hiaitus.… Continue reading 3 Shows Scheduled!!!
Get this video and more at MySpace.com This song is called “Douche or Turd?”. I originally heard it on the 2004 election episode of South Park, where the boys had to vote on which was a better school mascot – a giant douche or a turd sandwich. Here are the lyrics: Let’s get up and… Continue reading "Douche or Turd?"
“Kirsten Dunst” by Toby Cryns and Bob Serrano Recorded July 21, 2006 for Toby’s Video Blog Get this video and more at MySpace.com This is a song Bob and I wrote about the hottest woman in Hollywood, Kirsten Dunst. Here are the lyrics: So you’re drop dead gorgeous? And a vampire girl? You’re better than… Continue reading "Kirsten Dunst"
I just purchased a PA system, which means I’ll be playing some more shows at coffee shops and small venues! I’ll keep you posted as the show dates get scheduled!
I have begun writing songs for the new album, which will be coming out in 2007. I’m never sure how these things will turn out until they actually turn out. But rest assured, it will ROCK. I love bringing the ROCK. Right now, I’m thinking there will be a lot of piano and a lot… Continue reading New Album in the Works
Yessss!!! You can download iPod-ready mp3’s from the June 23rd J&S Bean Factory show below, or you may download all of them at once by saving this zipped folder. End of the Movie (by Cake) Speak. August 25th (by Greg Cryns) Killer’s Creek (by Mason Jennings) Douche or Turd? (from South Park) Narcolepsy (by Ben… Continue reading Audio, Video, & Photos from J&S Bean Factory on June 23rd
Last night, I spent 4 hours mixing down the live audio from Friday’s J&S Bean Factory show. It sounds pretty awesome. So, by tomorrow night, I will post both a raw wav file of the entire show and a series of mp3 files of each song played – all for you to download!! There will… Continue reading Live Audio Coming!!!
I rode my bike to St. Paul last night to practice a handful of songs with Colin and Bob for tonight’s show. The songs the three of us will be playing include “You’ve got to get down on your knees and pray.”, “Speak”, “End of the Movie”, and “Serpeant Slayer” – my ode to DC.… Continue reading J&S Bean Factory Show Tonight!
We are on iTunes!!! So, if you haven’t purchased our album, please download it ASAP!! We need the money!!! In other news, I recorded two piano parts for The Heise Brothers, a Minneapolis-based band. Nelson, the band’s lead man, and I had a great discussion on the value of music reviews. I think they are… Continue reading We're on iTunes!!!
I was listening to a couple of mp3’s by Tiny Master’s of Today. Once their songs ended, iTunes pulled up the next song in the list, which happened to be a demo version of “You’ve got to believe in the world as it once was.” that I recorded prior to entering the studio to record… Continue reading Recently Unearthed MP3