California, Grad School and Brengrass

I now have a California drivers license so… it’s official! I’m a Californian! As you may know, I’ve relocated to Santa Barbara, California to pursue my Masters in Environmental Science and Management at UCSB.┬áIt’s a tradition for students in my department to have a band with an ever-changing group of musicians that perform at university […]

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At Crystal Recorders with JPS Gents

Longtime friends and fellow musicians Joe Mirabella and Justin Gantenberg (of Jack Pine Savage) joined me at Crystal Recorders this past week to lay down some bass and electric guitar tracks for a few songs on the album. Joe’s bass work on “Ballerina” has really tightened up the verses and filled out the outro section. […]

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Echo Park Mixing and More Guests

Dave and I spent another weekend together creating recordings for the sophomore album; but during this visit to Bloomington I spent much more time behind the mixing board. We worked Saturday and Sunday at Echo Park Studios – which is host to a superb mixing console and many great ProTools plugins. We were able to […]

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Weekend #2 at Russian Recording

Another long drive and two 12+ hour days in the studio helped move the sophomore album tracks along in an awesome way. At Russian Recording this past weekend violinist Susan Kay Anderson (of Bloomington’s Community Currency) came in and totally rocked her parts on “Never Give Up, Never Give In”, “Age is Just a Number”, […]

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