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
I will be hauling my heavy-ass keyboard over to the J&S Bean Factory in St. Paul for a show on Friday, June 23rd. The set will feature duos and possibly trios with local banjo legend, Colin Anderson, and other guests. Preliminary reports have me taking the stage at 8:45 p.m., but there will be some… Continue reading Big Show at J&S Bean Factory
Keep an eye out for the new Cryns #3 t-shirts, which will be available on this site in June! The shirts will feature “the guys” and “Roark” from the album cover. I’m not planning on having any words on the shirts. Let me know if you have any other ideas!!
I’m really digging this band, The Ditty Bops. I’ve only heard 6 of their songs, which are posted on myspace in either audio or video format, and they are all super awesome.
I believe in Democracy and I believe in full disclosure. I also believe that we are helping to build something special. This operation that is Cryns #3 is merely a part of the greater music scene in town. I’m not trying to be famous. I am merely hoping to help build an environment that we… Continue reading 1/4 of the way there!!!
The Fine Line show last night was some good times. There was a small but powerful contingent of friends on hand to witness us goofing off onstage. Today, I’m cranky and tired on account of not getting enough sleep. Here are a few photos taken by me after the show!
Click here to view photos from the J & S Bean Factory show last Friday, May 19, 2006. Also, view the videos: Toby 1 Toby 2 Colin Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Yesterday marked the third straight day of jamming with the band in preparation for our Fine Line show tonight. I’m tired, but today is D-Day, and it should be fun! Tomorrow I rest. And work. Ugh! It’s not easy playing shows.
Visit our mySpace page to download a copy of “Lookin’ Past Me”! Toby
Thanks to everyone who came out to the J & S Bean Factory on Friday for the show!!! Y’all rock! I promise to have photos and video from the show up by tomorrow. I would have had them up on Saturday, except I was running ragged all weekend prepping for the show Tuesday at the… Continue reading Show went well!
I’m playing a solo show tonight with legendary banjoist, Colin Anderson. He and I will open the set with four of my tunes before I break out solo and bring us home. Check here tomorrow for photos from the show! Here’s the details: When: Tonight – May, 19 2006 Time: 8:45 p.m. Where: J&S Bean… Continue reading Tonight's show
I just received word that we have a show on Tuesday at the Fine Line Music Cafe in downtown Minneapolis. We take the stage at 11:45 p.m., which will make it the latest show we’ve ever played. 😉 To get in free, you will need to print and bring one of these tickets. Otherwise, there… Continue reading Show on Tuesday at the Fine Line!
Hey! I was just interviewed by the internationally-reknowned website, Perfect Porridge!! Read the interview below! ————————————————— The article below was written by Greg from PerfectPorridge.com and posted on that website on May 9, 2006. Cryns #3 : …if Howard Roark could dance Cryns #3 (pronounced Krines Number Three), the Minneapolis-based indie band, is NOT another… Continue reading Interview of Cryns #3
Visit www.mySpace.com/cryns3 to download an mp3 of “Leaving L.A.”!!!
Click here to view video clips from the CD-Release show that happened on Thursday, April 6, 2006!
Thanks to everyone who came out and helped to make the CD-Release show at the 400 Bar on Thursday kick so much ass!! (Photo by Anne Preston) Photos are available for viewing online and next week will come the video footage of the concert!! Thanks to my CD-Release team for giving it your all and… Continue reading CD-Release show kicked ass!!
My name is Toby Cryns, and I’m the third child of seven, hence I am Cryns #3. I am not a hip guy, but I do play in a real rock-and-roll band called Cryns #3. My brother, Noah, who is much more hip than me, plays drums and bass in the band. Together, Noah and… Continue reading What it's like to be Cryns #3