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thenewgreen  ·  3461 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 31, 2014

T-Dog happy new year Al! Look what just came on when I put my music on shuffle:

Great song!

T-Dog  ·  3457 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's going to be a fun year for us. We've got some shows and we are recording an EP at a friend's studio this summer! can't wait to show you some of the new songs.

thenewgreen  ·  3457 days ago  ·  link  ·  

That's great news, I'm glad you guys are working on new material. How is your solo album coming along?

T-Dog  ·  3457 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Right now i'm working on weeding out the songs that aren't the strongest so i don't waste time recording and mixing songs i won't use. Hopefully i can keep working on them and include them in later releases. I have one more song to record from scratch and a couple revisions to make on the other four tracks. Initially, i wanted to do six or seven songs, but now that i'm getting down to it, limiting myself might be smarter. I had the idea to release a b-sides of the other songs as i-phone Voice Memo recordings. What do you think about that?

thenewgreen  ·  3457 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It's always nice to be in a place where you have more songs than you need for your album. It's a luxury that a lot of musicians don't have. As for the iPhone voice memo recordings, you're asking the wrong fella. I'd never consume music that way, but perhaps people do? I'm actually not even sure what you mean by it. Yep, I'm old.

But, if they're strong songs, don't treat them as some sort of castaway, use them in the future as a gift to your fans. But yeah, I'm the wrong guy to ask about that particular media.

I'm excited to hear your work. Feel free to send me tracks etc if you ever need any feedback, I'm happy to do so. I like your music.

T-Dog  ·  3456 days ago  ·  link  ·  

By that i just mean i have recordings that i made using the Voice Memo app on my phone. they're really rough and lo-fi but might have a nice charm to them.

thenewgreen  ·  3456 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ah... I do that often. I'll be driving and will have an idea and will sing it in to my voice memo app. Sometimes, I'm away from my studio with my guitar and will record a bit on my VM app too. I like that you tend to pick up more sounds: traffic, a laundry machine or in my case a kid playing, in the background.

Yeah, I say share them unless you plan to record them properly.