Tonight I would have to say was pretty epic. In every sense of the word.
It was the night that we were able to start recording the horns. Adam on the Tenor, Tim on the Alto, and Me(Aaron) on the Trumpet.
We really were able to communicate and get the correct articulations and phrasing down for "Sing to Me" and "Wailing and Gnashing." This proves to be quite the challenge because we don't write any of our music out on paper. Ideas are exchanged and we come up with the lines that you hear.
We have never recorded all horns at the same time so it took a little while to find what we think are the sweet spots of the room. Needless to say, when we first heard the results of our recording it literally gave us chicken skin! THIS WAS THE SOUND THAT WE HAVE BEEN SEARCHING FOR!
It's a nice raw and live sound. I think we got it this time Demitri! AURYTE! haha.
The only problem is that because the music is raw it is also revealing. We found out quickly that it's almost impossible to get 3 people to play exactly in tune with each other. But we are up to it. I think Demitri is a wizard.
This is going to be a great album. I love to see the experience that we have gained really put to work boys.
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Wednesday, June 25, 2008
Posted by aaron eskaran at 4:54 AM