Yesterday, I spent 6 hours recording some scorching ambiance and lead lines for “2 Sisters“. Every time I plug my Marshall stack in, I get lost in the beautiful noises that it makes. It has surprising range and crunches when I push it. My solid state Fender Princeton Chorus, on the other hand, produces a… Continue reading 2 Sisters with Some Edge, mp3
Here is what is on my band-related docket right now in order of priority: Finish the new album! Start “song-a-week” workshop thing (and write a song a week) Build “Guitar Lessons/Media/Lyrics” page/interface I have been traveling so damn much recently that it has been hard to get into a groove. Maybe the first thing on… Continue reading Focus
Yesterday Noah called to tell me that he thinks the album needs something extra to fill it out. I agree. It is currently lacking that “something” that makes an album sound great. We talked it over and decided that more guitars might be just what the album needs to give it a kick in the… Continue reading Can You Say Lead Guitar?
I have been doing some thinking on the new record, and when I listen to the songs all together, I get the feeling that there are two categories that the songs fit into: Damn, that was a long way back from the black infinity of sadness. Let’s dust our clothes off, take a shower, and… Continue reading Thoughts on a Dual EP Release
I just got back from listening to records over at Colin’s house. We spun the new International Espionage 7″ record, which, by the way, is fabulous, before rolling through some of the new Cryns #3 tracks. I forgot how nice it is to just sit around with a friend and listen to records. I used… Continue reading Listening to Records