Posts Tagged ‘dick drake’
The album, Lincoln Signal, is out this morning. Whew. In a conversation with The Daily Vault, I talked about Sir Galahad, Don Quixote, and Elwood Blues. Turns out they have something in common with Dick Drake, the protagonist of Lincoln Signal: http://www.dailyvault.com/article.php5?id=284 Who’d have thunk it? Lincoln Signal is here for you: Buy at Amazon | CD Baby | iTunesRead more..
OK: now I can forget all about whether or not I’m happy with the sound of Lincoln Signal (which is all you think about as you embark upon tweak after painstaking tweak that only dogs will hear). The album is in the can. Engineer Jon Astley (on the left), who mastered the Arms of Kismet recordsRead more..
The last stages of making an album seem to take forever. The first 90 percent is all inspiration and songwriting and windmilling. When you’re 90 percent done, you think, “Hey, I’m just about there!” But you know what? You’re not. You’re not because you have to step away from it before you have any idea whatRead more..
OK, you’re sitting at the bar. You pull out your phone and take a snapshot of an old friend sitting next to you. By the time you show the photo to your friend a few seconds later, everything — your life, their life, the world around you — has changed a little bit. And itRead more..