Rich Horton, the motivated young gent who owns the Twin Cities’ best local music magazine (Rift Magazine), was kind enough to invite me to participate in the online version of Rift Magazine’s 36-Hour Songwriting Competition. The rules of the competition are simple: Write one song within the given timeframe (36-hours). Record and submit an mp3… Continue reading My Rift Magazine 36-Hour Songwriting Contest Submission – "…in San Francisco"
In an effort to beef up the new album (and have some fun), I decided to dust off my old Marshall JCM 900 half-stack and rip out some guitar licks for the new album. Here are my initial results: “Run. Run! Run!!! RUN!!! RUNNNN!!!!” – Scratch Mix April 8, 2009 “Let’s Get Funky!” – Scratch… Continue reading Going Nuts with My Marshall Stack
My brothers and sisters and I used to say this rhyme: Jean Jean made a machine. Jo Jo made it go. Art Art blew a fart and blew the whole damn thing apart! For fun, I threw a beat and a guitar part behind the tag line, added some great fart sounds I pulled off… Continue reading Jean Jean Made a Machine
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
I just realized that I forgot to attach the “2 Sisters” mp3 from yesterday’s post. That’s okay, though, because I am attaching it to this post…AND MORE!!! I need your help. We are in the process of deciding on a final mix for our new record and would love to hear your feedback on the… Continue reading Help Me Mix My New Record! Feedback Needed!