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!!!
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?
Don’t let yourself get scammed! That’s what Grandma always says. I’m paraphrasing, of course. Grandma always says, “Don’t accept any wooden nickels!” But the more I work, the more I play the game or life, the more I see the humor in it, the big scam. In the end, none of this REALLY matters. In… Continue reading Life, the Universe, and Rock-and-Roll
It’s nearing 2 a.m., and I am wrapping up some late night work for my current contract employer. After a gig at The Clubhouse in San Luis Obispo, a guy from a popular band out there (I can’t remember the name…) told me that I could make more money building websites while touring than the… Continue reading Tour Imminent?
With all but one vocal part done, we are entering the final stretch of our recording process for the new Cryns #3 record, which will likely be called “Faraway Farm”. The initial recordings are sounding good, and a select group of fans and friends have already provided some great preliminary feedback. I’m bringing in a… Continue reading Recording Progress Made!
I spent much of yesterday and today mixing down mp3s of the new Cryns #3 record. The next step will be for me to listen to them a few times and figure out if I am happy with them as-is or if I need to do some more work on them. Of course, these are… Continue reading Mixing Down the New Record
Hi! I spent much of today recording this version of Duluth, which is a song I am working on for the next Cryns #3 disc. It’s coming along nicely… muwhahahahah! 😉 Also, I wrote this song, “In the Middle of the Night”, yesterday. Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wish… Continue reading 2 New Songs