July 2007

A new decision for the songs…

The streets of Eugene seemed oddly empty tonight… and there was a strange heaviness in the air – with clouds blanketing the sky yet refusing to release their rain. It was almost as if the entire night were holding it’s breath… waiting…

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update on recording, mixing and writing

Scarlet Jinn photo july 07Weather slowed down some of the outdoor video – rain and threats of rain postponed our short hike to the second magickal location we want to use. But we’re using this time to mix; and I believe we’ll have a new tune posted really soon.  Meanwhile, I’m posting a new  recent photo  just to fill the space. 🙂

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Shooting video and preparing tracks for final mixing

Scarlet’s candle lightThe last couple of nights we’ve been shooting a bit of video, and it’s quite fun. We were looking for just the right lighting in the evenings – the golden hour. We’d decided to add a bit of theme footage to tie together all the live footage we have – to capture the essence of the songs and the energy, and give it a little thread of continuity, rather than just a barrage of live footage and concert photos alone.  (This is for the half hour show on public access.)

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Vocal Effects for Marmalade Moonlight

I wanted to post a little bit about the mixing to illustrate what’s going on with it – knowing so many people are waiting for the next song to be released, hopefully this will give you an idea of how it’s coming.

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Love Songs and More…

In the 06-24-07 post, I listed 5 of your questions – I’ll address the last two here. Do I ever write love songs? Well, on one level I suppose they’re all love songs!

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