Thursday, February 7, 2013

Test recording session at the Fleisher Art Museum Sanctuary (Philadelphia, PA)

This is is the spot!

This is where all the natural reverb comes from!


We ended up moving back a few feet and using the folding wall to round out the corners of the room.

My engineer, Dan Drago!

Listening to the playback.

Guitar taking a break.

Cool stain glass window.

Dan doing his thing.

Guitar taking another break.

Can't wait to finish recording!

NEW VIDEO: "Puppies"

Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely adore puppies. Even a quick glance at the Sheltered Turtle Facebook page will reveal post after post of puppy-related pictures and videos, far more than anything actually music-related, haha. Well, it's about time that I post a puppy video of my own, only there aren't any cute animals in this one. This is an affectionate ode to those little lumps of fuzz and joy that make the world a better place.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Native Rhythms Festival 2012 - More photos! (Melbourne, FL)

Left Top: Approaching the festival grounds.
Left Center: Rehearsing in our hotel room.
Left Bottom: The stage at sunset.
Right Top: Tee-Pee!
Right Bottom: A guitar three-some.

Left: Wind Dancer!
Top Right: Gopher Tortoise. Aww.
Bottom Right: Peopling holding hands.

Listen to rough demos for "Runaway Sketchbook"

These are very early, pre-production demos for my upcoming album "Runaway Sketchbook." The recordings are a mix of bedroom recordings and sound check sessions from the Fleisher Art Museum Sanctuary where I will be recording the album in its entirety. The mixes and masters are by Daniel Drago. Please understand that these are not an accurate reflection of the final product; they are reference tracks I will be using to sculpt the final product. Thanks for listening!

Friday, February 1, 2013

January 2013 recording sessionsT

Top Left: Francis Coates III engineering his record (Easton, PA).
Top Center: Tessie, the loyal pup of the Polisar family.
Top Right: Francis' recording rig for my guitar.
Bottom: The Pfanstiehls after a long week.