Sax, Bassist and Drummer in the Wings 

John is our newest member!  He plays a very strong sax.  There are a New Bassist and Drummer practicing our songs for auditioning.  Lets see how it goes!

Auditioning New Band members 

We are branching out, searching for good musicians to join our band.   John, our newest sax/keys payer is coming for his first rehersal Wednesday night.  A potential bassist may be there too!

Entre Nous (Just Between Us) 

At this stage, all our followers are our friends and family.  Everyone personally knows Alexis and/or me (Hi, Dad!).  So, all our FB posts or blog articles are only seen by those closest to us.  But that will probably change soon…

Back in December, a bunch of our friends helped film the video for our song “You’re the One for Me”.  It’s a Lawrence Welk parody with bandstands, bubbles, and beehive wigs.  The video hasn’t yet been finished or published.   Filming was so much fun and so silly, our friends…

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Filming Videos is a Learning Process! 

Making videos to go with each of our songs is a lot of fun and a lot of work!

Recently, Alexis and I, and several of our supportive friends, convened to record the video to go with our newest song, “You’re the One for Me”.  We envisioned creating a parody of The Lawrence Welk Show, complete with bubbles, bandstands, and beehive hairdos.  We ran through the song several times, and we all kept getting more and more into character with each take.  The filming session was so much fun!  And, as always, we…

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Let the Bookings Begin! 

Well, it's been almost exactly a year since our last bog post, so I guess we're due--ha!  

So much has happened since this time last year!  With each audio recording, we also produce a video.  We've found sending YouTube links is a great way to share music.  And we foresee the added benefit of having an interesting video to project during our shows.  Of course, doing this with each song adds an extra layer of complexity and time, but we've managed to keep up a pretty good pace.

Since September of 2017…

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Recording "Wing Above Wing (Who Keeps Watch This Night)" 

October , Saturday the 21st, we completed recording the last vocal tracks needed to complete our song for October, "Wing Above Wing (Who Keeps Watch at Night)".

The starting riff is a derivation of a lick an Irish busker showed me a long time ago.  I wrote the song's bones and kept it on the shelf because it didn't really fit any of the old bands.

Now that we are free to do what we want, this was a song I wanted to complete!

Harking back to Zeppelin and mandolins, which actually are ukuleles.  Who does…

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Don't Blame The Rain - The Recording Process 

So we had a few tracks of old guitar, bass and loosey goosey vocals on a solid base of drums I arranged last year... It sat around until we chose it for our first single to release after "Underbite".

Bit by bit we rerecorded guitars and vocals. The bass lines were reusable and the drums were already solid. Over all, it came together quickly.

The video was fun to piece together.  Each time it seems like I can't imagine what to do when all of sudden, after a few hours of work, the bones of a video emerge…

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Vocal Recording for September Song of the Month! 

Here Ginger is in the middle of recording vocals in our nice sounding hallway. They came out really good.  Excited to start mixing them down.

You see, an expensive sound booth with lots of sound proofing and a top of the line mic isn't needed to record great sounding vocals.  Her mic is a SE X1.  It really matches her voice nicely.

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