Linux, musical road-dogging, and daily life by Paul W. Frields
 
Category: <span>Band</span>

Bite-size Friday.

Errands. One of the errands hanging about was a state inspection for our van, so I went to take care of that today after taking off work early. Seems a lot of people are off for Good Friday, but not me. In any case, I found that our service station …

It’s official.

Last night we had our official record release gala at IOTA and everything went swimmingly. The band even backed the completely fabulous Edie Carey for a few songs. Rich and I had wanted to do this for some time, since hearing her at a previous show, and both of us …

Record release!

Just in case you hadn’t gotten one of my many spam emails, the band is having its record release party tomorrow (Sunday) night at 8:00 p.m. at the IOTA Club in Arlington. Our very special opening guest is the lovely and incredibly talented Edie Carey. If you don’t have her …

Have bag, will travel.

Don’t you love, with a sort of geeky fetishism, getting an official carrying bag for some new gizmo or other? Oh… you don’t. Above all that, are we? Well, sadly, I’m not. Nope, I love tucking a gadget into its perfectly-matched, accurately-sized carrying case, especially if said case carries some …

Finish line in sight.

Yesterday the band finished recalls at the studio, so our final mixes are now ready for mastering. To be a little bold, they sound fabulous. I’m really looking forward to hearing the mastered product; I hope after the tracks have gone through that phase they retain the power and snap …

Loftier!

The True Friends returned to catch our show last night at The Loft, and a purty dang good show it was, too. My voice has yet to recover from the cold I had last month; in the past couple of days I’ve actually felt like my throat was backsliding into …

Signs of life.

Man, I didn’t realize it had been a whole week since my last post. It’s been a busy week, between working on Fedora commitments, finishing my short stint with the Lianna band, and working on the next Leah Morgan CD. Oh yeah, and the regular day job. And trying to …