We recorded the last vocal track the other day for our new album! Yay! We’re so excited! It is, without a doubt, the best work we’ve written and produced thus far and are over-the-top excited to share it with you. It’s been a wild ride these last couple of months, not only with the writing and recording, but also with our successful Kickstarter campaign, garnering the help of our fans to fund the production of our new album. Thanks to our fans, we will have the new CD ready for distribution by the time we start our BC tour in late April. We are only waiting for the mixing and mastering to be finished before we send the CD off to be printed.
Here’s what the CD cover looks like. The photo was taken by photographer Ed Boulter, a well-known man-about-town on the local music scene. The ‘Official Release Date’ is set for April 27th, 2015.
We are deep in the makings of a new CD and need your help to finish it. The costs of production, studio time, musician time, CD manufacturing and promo, costs well over $10,000. We are doing our best to pay as much of it as we can ourselves, but it is a daunting task so we’ve initiated a ‘KickStarter Campaign‘.. Since moving to Nova Scotia two and a half years ago to be closer to a thriving music scene (and cheaper housing), it has been a struggle to adjust to being full-time musicians and artists. But it’s where our passion lies and we believe it’s all worth it. Below is a sampler from the studio and…
What we have so far are the bones of six songs tracked and ready for vocals, and at least four more songs in the works waiting to be tracked. Since our last album two years ago, we have spent much effort on honing our skills as songwriters, attending songwriting camps and SAC (Songwriters Association of Canada) meetings, working on our craft as best we can. The result is a much stronger album and songs that we are incredibly excited about and we can’t wait to share them with you. We are thrilled to be working with producer Jamie Robinson again, who is playing all the guitar tracks as well, along with Adam Dowling on drums as before, and newcomer to our fold, Ron Hynes on bass. Extremely talented players all round. We know you’ll be impressed!
So any and all help is much appreciated, and from the bottom of our hearts, with much gratitude, thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
Happy New Year! We had a great break over Christmas! We turned off all the electronic devices in our world, except for our home phone of course, from Christmas through New Years! It was good to disconnect and get ready for the studio in the coming weeks.
But, just before Christmas, we recorded a couple of seasonal songs with Jimmie Inch.
Jimmie produces the “Sessions” TV show. Here’s what happened at our house…
Cailin has dropped out of the graphic design business after about 30 years of printing, design and marketing work. Now she is focusing on painting and mixed media work in her studio. Then she writes music when she wants a break. Check out her site at CailinGreen.com for a peek at some of the very cool things she is working on!
We’re working on some of our new songs for the next album with Jamie Robinson. So far we have Continue reading →
We got a FACTOR Grant !! The Foundation to Asssist Canadian Talent on Recordings provides great opportunities for new and established artists. We applied for, and received, a grant to produce some demo work. We wrote about this in relation to the writing and music process and ended up having it published online here.
What a fabulous festival in a great location north of Fredericton, NB. We had a great set and really enjoyed the stay with the land owner and initial organizer, Jenny! We hope to go back next year for sure!
Our spare time…
Cailin has been busy in the art studio! Check out her latest projects at www.CailinGreen.com including her ‘Junk Drawers’ and other works of creative chaos!