Sunday, August 01, 2010

(07/31/10): Some more vocals

We tracked vocals for SotC today. After doing a verse, we noticed that we're going to have to mess with the drums a little more; Gabe's beat was awesome with the guitars but when we added the vocals it just wasn't working the way we had hoped. Every album had something happen like this, so I'm not surprised! Besides that, we had fun layering harmonies and doing some vocal improvisations during the (now previously) instrumental sections.

We have one song pretty much ready to go, but we're waiting to hit our 1,000 fan milestone on Facebook before we post it. So, spread the word for us!

Side notes:
Today is the first rehearsal for our shows in September, and a BBQ at April's.

I also recently rediscovered 70's progressive rock; I can't stop listening to Jethro Tull, Genesis, and Yes. I love when I pull out old music and hear it with more mature ears; it's like hearing it for the first time again. I'm sure some of these "classic" influences make it to this record we're doing.


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Blogger Marcel said...

Great to hear there's progress again :)

May i recommend the dutch band Day Six to you, Gregg? On their new album (The Grand Design)they have a perfect mix between prog metal/rock, fusion, jazz and even some retro 70s influences :)

- Marcel/Cello

4:24 PM  
Anonymous Jason said...

Don't forget Leftoverture from Kansas! One of the greatest albums ever in my opinion.

5:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Don't forget Rush

1:07 AM  

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