The Instinct trusted theirs and ours on the way to their 2nd Bang-A-Song recorded LP. Donald Freyleue finished up a long awaited 2-song single. Jon Butcher continued to drive his 2 Roads East. Nate Weaver and Brittany Betts got their Bang-A-Saturday session in. Telamor recorded some more. Heavy Denims laid down the glam. Lisa Manning committed more musical poetry to tape. PRAY for MOJO had their prayers answered. Daniel Dye left the Miller Road Band back home in Ohio to record some solo songs. Geoff Small made music for his Electric Ears. The A Train Orchestra swung back in. The Absolute Gentleman mixed an absolute smash. Willie Loco Alexander sequenced his big 10″. Hot Lemon squeezed out all the juice from a long weekend session. Chelsea Berry cut one and done in a fortnight. The Rockport Middle School Chamber Music ensembles brought the clarinets and cellos to record their original songs.
Despite the snow, the winter has been warm at Bang-A-Song. Thanks to all the Bang-A-Saturday Singers and Players.
- The Wingaerchiefs
- Tree House Charlatans
- Kiva Trumbour
- Wizard Cult
- The Summit
- The Rooftop Runaways
- Nancy Grace
- Paul Robinson and The Boize
- Christopher Anderson
- Matt Bowie
- The Dorymates
- 3 Cool Cats
- Seth Eberhardt-Ladd
- Don Freyleue
- Kai Freyleue
- Nate Weaver and Brittany Betts
And many thanks to everyone else who’s been laying down tracks with us in the New Year 2015!
- Annabelle Lord-Patey
- Tom Hauck
- Jon Butcher
- Simon Ritt
- The A-Train Orchestra
- The Electric Ears
- Lisa Manning
- Fly Amero
- Steve Lacey
- Satch Kerans
- The Modern Kitchen
- The Instinct
- Heavy Denims
- Pray For Mojo
- Daniel Dye
- Hot Lemon
Please join us Monday, December 15th from 6pm-9pm for the Second Annual Bang-A-Song Holiday Jam/January Open Studio kickoff party! (Location, directions, parking, RSVP can be found in the Facebook Event link.)
We’ll have pizza and beer for jamming, instruments and amplifiers for eating. Come meet Tony and Warren, sign up for a January open studio slot, and perform your best version of “Jingle Bells”, “Christmas with the Martians” or “Santa’s Got an Airplane”!!!! Kids are welcome. After 9pm we’ll head to the The Rhumb Line Monday Night OPEN JAM to continue the merry making. (Please help us get a head count by RSVP’ing via Facebook or via email to email@example.com).
Our Holiday Jam will also serve as the kick-off for January 2015’s “Bang-A-Saturdays”. Every Saturday in January (starting January 3rd, ending January 31st), from noon-5pm, we will open up our doors for slots of free studio time. We’ll have Pro Tools on and drums, guitars, keys and vocals all mic’d up and ready to go.
Whether you’re a band that has never recorded before or an artist that has made numerous records, a songwriter who wants to record a demo or a beat maker who wants to cut a rap, a track producer who needs a top line or a home recordist that wants to hear their tracks mixed on a board to analog tape, please schedule a free session at Bang-A-Song.
Best, Tony & Warren
Two new releases from Bang-A-Song that missed the November “New Releases” cutoff!
Pocket Tanya implores us to “Talk About The Truth”. Starting talking by downloading the single for just 99 cents from iTunes here.
Meanwhile, underway at Bang-A-Song:
Sonic Euphoria are tracking some great Alice Cooper and ZZtop sides. Lillie McDonough is cutting a calypso with strings, oboe and marimba among other things. Telamor are nailing number 3. Geoff Small, John Jerome and High Society are burning the midnight oil. Simon Ritt is making movies. Renee and Joe are mixing their latest magic. KBMG are bring Warren out of the studio to do an on location recording of their public show at the Old Sloop in Rockport on Friday December 12th. SAFETY are leaning new songs in Studio B for their show on December 26th at the CACC. Satch Kerans is mixing more masterpieces.
Satch Kerans is mixing another great collection of songs. Telamor is already at work on LP3. Mary Lou Lord is this close to finishing her next record. Kenny Chambers and the Electric Ears have finished their debut LP and sent it out for mastering. Pocket Tanya is keeping it unreal. Renee and Joe are warming our hearts out. The A-Train Orchestra are getting there fast. Susan Waller transferred tapes taped at the legendary Cameron’s. Pray for Mojo had their prayers answered. Mike Francis of Soul Rebel Project did some extracurricular overdubs for Mr. Babson. Scout did tracks on his own. Alien Psychology featuring Scout are working on tracks together. Jason Carpenter worked on his mixing skills. Chelsea Berry is recording her “living room” record. Megan McKenzie is making SAFETY happen. Jon Butcher is teaching us a thing or two about tone!
Tom Hauck and Telamor are wrapping up LP 2. Jon Butcher is overdubbing on masters and demos. Mary Lou Lord is kicking her Kickstarter album. Kenny Chambers and the Electric Ears are rocking and popping throughout their first record together. Ken Steiner is recording upright for Robert Allen down in FLA. Renee & Joe are growing another album. Satch Kerans is wrapping up another batch of hits.
Telamor is overdubbing LP2. Renee and Joe are mixing their latest home recorded masterpieces. Willie Loco Alexander and the Raztones finished the first studio document of their collective magic. Henri Smith transferred some live recordings. Anna Rae hosted a listening party for her new EP and video. SAFETY are rehearsing for the summer season in Studio B. Harhay is overdubbing in Studio B. Satch Kerans is overdubbing his latest batch of excellent tunes.
With all the snowfall I didn’t even realize I hadn’t let you know what’s been going on at Bang-A-Song the past few months so here goes:
Willie “Loco” Alexander and the Raztones have finished tracking and begin mixing their new record this Friday! Renee & Joe mixed another great song “Steal You Flowers” which was made available for Valentine’s Day. Mike Francis from Soul Rebel Project and Mile 21 laid down vocals and guitars for many upcoming projects. The Instinct laid down enough tracks to start their first full length. Jon Butcher is cutting tracks for his latest (first?) theater production. Daniel Dye and the Miller Road Band came in again from Ohio to start their next LP at Bang-A-Song. Anna Rae used Bang-A-Song to film a Q&A with the engineers/mixers involved with her upcoming release. Tom Hauck finished his new album “Valentine to the Future”, released it under the new band name TELAMOR and is now reworking his previous solo tracks with his new group. Satch Kerans had a great session with Timo Shanko on bass and Leo Ciaramitaro on drums. Pocket Tanya is this close to finishing the new EP. Lisa Manning sequenced and mastered her new LP. Tony and Warren cut tracks on spec for future use in Polish laundry detergent ads. Mara Bettencourt finished mastering and released her new album “Eclectic Soul”. Alien Psychology achieved the rare feat of shredding their vocal chords with melody for their latest two tracks. Sonic Euphoria came in from the cold after a many month lay off. Watts held court at Bang-A-Song for the David Robinson 65th birthday surprise party afterparty.
Jon Butcher is overdubbing on tracks he cut with our friends at Q Division. Tom Hauck is rounding the corner on his third solo record. Pocket Tanya is keeping it kray. Willie Loco and the Razdans cut/are dubbing an 11 hour session of upright, sax and traps. Brian King is demoing “Spy”. Transona 5 transferred DAT’s. Satch Kerans is mixing. The Electric Ears are capturing lightning in a vaporizer. Lisa Manning is wrapping her third Bang-A-Song record. Mara Bettencourt is mastering.