Archive | July, 2008

Ebony and ivory

31 Jul
Ebony and ivory

… and a brief excursion out of the hole yesterday for some piano. Recorded on three tracks, but I’m only digging it on one. And so it goes. I was mostly done with recording by Monday night. Since then I’ve just been just tweaking the mixes. The only delay on recording the piano was finding […]

The Creative Process: 'City'

28 Jul
the studio

1. Improv with Zoe 7-19-2008 Zoe ambushed me while I was trying to rehearse for the show in Washington Park with MotherJudge. So we started a little freestyling. No real words, just nonsense to support the melody. Cool for a while, but by the time I turned the recorder on to capture it, she was […]

'My hole is warm and full of light'

28 Jul
the studio

I’m happily rockin’ the dinosaur digital workstation in an undisclosed location in Delmar. The recording is going more quickly than I’d imagined. I even came up with a brand new song this weekend – “City” – and start to finish, it’s all done. Did I mention that even with a faux kit I’m the world’s […]

Friday Night at 7 p.m. on WEXT

25 Jul

Dig some live performance and discussion of new adventures in home studio recording 7 p.m. Friday (TONIGHT!) on WEXT 97.7’s “Local 518” hour, hosted by the great Chris Wienk. I’m splitting the hour with the bad-ass Ramblin Jug Stompers – so there’s an actual reason to tune-in. Show repeats Sunday at 11 am. PS: Zoe’s […]

Live in Woodstock

03 Jul
BT at colony cafe

Thanks to all who came out to the Colony Cafe in Woodstock last night for an evening of musical mayhem with two geniuses named Brian Dewan and Jed Davis… plus little ol’ me. And thanks again to Brian and Jed for havin’ me. PS: Speaking of Woodstock, here’s a little something from almost exactly 10 […]