It was a fertile spring at Bang-A-Song:
And let’s not forget to congratulate the artists who had new releases the past couple months:
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Megan Wolf (Electric Factory X)
Jon Butcher produced. Josh Richard mapped cities and states. Megan Wolf mastered. Telamor stormed the barricades. Ally Doody started writing. Tae Kwon Flo chopped some lines. Mike Francis rebelled. Kinetik Dialekt dialed it in. Renee and Joe started LP3. The Marconis transmitted electricity. St0ker stoked it. Lisa Manning tracked some stanzas.
New gear alert!!!
Bang-A-Song is proud to announce the arrival of their new 130 year old 1886 Steinway A1 grand piano! It’s got 85 keys and plays better than a piano 1/10th is age! The bass is deep and tight and the highs have it all. Feel free to come check it out!
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In The Studio: April / May 2016
Jon Butcher remixed. The Great Madness got on the radio. Geoff Small inflated his airbag. Telamor tracked and shot. Soul Rebel Project cut guitars. Will Vincent played all the instruments. Megan McKenzie souled the soul. Ally Doody sang the hits. Chelsea Berry worked up new tunes. Pete Minigell picked up where his brother left off.
New Releases: April / May 2016
The Great Madness premiered their newly released track “Our Town” on Radio 92.9.
Friend to all (and especially to
Bang-A-Song) Willie Alexander and The Fishtones promised “I’ll Be Goode”, on their new full length LP.
Lastly, the Full Length, Red Bird, Dynamic Duo, CroonSome TwoSome release from Renee and Joe has hit the streets. The album is entitled “Red Bird” You can
buy it, gift it, stream it, and even acquire it on CD. You will be gratified.
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Karen K and the Jitterbugs mixed some magic. Matt and the Lower Standards cut another batch of soon to be standards. Jon Butcher is this close to finishing his next album. The Instinct finished their new record “Mostly Awake”. Sandra Lee baked a melody. Pocket Tanya channeled his inner Purple. Renee and Joe married melody to tape. Mexican Ape Lord went ape. Telamor recorded more. John Jerome took us home. Leo Ciaramataro practiced his strokes. Sophia Gadbois cut her college application. The Poor Sports scored a hit. Graham Neill and the Band of Wolves howled into the mics.
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Mosse mixed. Jon Butcher continued to travel Two Roads. Telamor recorded more. Kenny Chambers consulted. Harbor Walk updated their app. The Modern Kitchen swung. Sandra Lee developed her originals. Matt Bowie recorded with his Brothers (Instinct). Renee and Joe recorded moe. Satch Kerans finished his latest record. The Instinct massaged their mixes. Dan King and Russ Lawton grooved. Alexandra Grace and Josh Cominelli cut acoustic demos.
I was asked to
contribute a piece on Guster to the Boston Herald’s “Guestlisted: Boston 101” series. Here’s the lovefest that ensued….
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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.
Chelsea Berry, meanwhile, has the Remedy. The solo-acoustic remedy for whatever it is that ails you personally. Pre-order now for December 12th release.
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.
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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!
And then, right in the cracks between “
In The Studio: July 2014” and “ In The Studio: Aug/Sep/Oct 2014“, came this guy: Linwood “Woody” Becker Goddess. We’re happy to have him!
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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.
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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.
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