Windows 7 (I like it so far!)

January 27, 2009

So, curiosity got the best of me and I grabbed the Windows 7 beta soon after it was publicly released.  After planning on installing it on an old PC (500mhz celeron, 256mb ram), and finding that it just plain wouldn’t install without at least 512mb RAM, I hatched a plan involving my laptop (a gateway […]

Thoughts on recording guitar

October 21, 2008

So, I’ve been trying to figure out how I’m gonna do the guitars for this here thing.  Ideally, I’d record a mic’d up amp for all the guitars.  Unfortunately, that also means having space for an amp and a mic stand to be set up for an extended period of time for consistent sounds between […]

Four More Drum Tracks!

October 20, 2008

This is quite exciting.  I’ve now got all but two songs’ drum tracks recorded for the new album.  I went back down to Easter Island Studios in Coxsackie, NY (what a great town name!) on Sunday.  Rick Little (the drummer for Split 2nd Alibi) played on “Drive Me”, “Status Quo”, and “Without You”.  Chris Fisher […]

First drum tracks done!

August 6, 2008

For those keeping track (i.e. me), I’ve now rehearsed with four drummers for my new CD.  The newest addition is the multi-talented Melanie Krahmer from Sirsy.  She’s helping me out with drums on the song “Florida”.  You might recall that as one of the tracks on my second acoustic demo CD “Wrote Myself“.  Now I’m […]