News From Phil
Just in case you aren't aware, I'm starting a new Mercyland: Hymns For The Rest Of Us record, again with Emmylou Harris, but also The Wood Bros, Jim Lauderdale, Kate... Read more
Hey guys- I'm excited to show you the T shirt design for "PM"... ready? ;)
Of course, once backers have them, they'll be available on www.philmadeira.com as well.
CDs are nearly... Read more
More PM news!
Hey y'all... all the postcards have been painted! A few more things in the works... tee shirts are in the works... Thanks for your patience. I'm thankfully BUSY! But that... Read more
CDs being pressed!
Hi friends. I should have CDs in two weeks. Sorry for the delay. After a lot of consideration, Jimmy Abegg and I came up with a completely new design. I... Read more
Artwork is nearly finished for the CD cover! We've radically shifted away from the original chapeau design, but I'm confident you'll like it! (Still a chapeau in the... Read more
MIXES ARE DONE
Happy to say that the mixes are done. The record sounds beautiful, thanks in part to Todd Robbins, pictured here. I know- he looks like an axe murderer... Read more
In a hurry, so no video or pic- but thanks to you, I've gotten all the recording finished! Last week, I went into the studio with the guys I play... Read more
We did it!
Hey Backers! You know that I'm vigilant with my updates.
#1- we surpassed my original goal by 175%! Thank you!
#2- The band and I will be at Station Inn... Read more
Come On Out with Gordon Kennedy
Well, my friends, the clock is winding down- it sure has been fun. Welcome, stragglers!
Preview this ruff mix of "Come On Out" by Gordon Kennedy and me. More important... Read more
Jagged Heart & The Red Dirt Boys
Will Kimbrough just laid down a backing vocal and some beautiful slide on Jagged Heart, perhaps my favorite composition. I wrote it a long time ago, and put a version... Read more
Today I recorded my dear friend Matraca Berg on harmonica and vocal, finishing our song "Waiting On A Slow Train". The song came about when I was stuck at a... Read more
Again, folks, this is a rough mix! But it gets the point across!
This one was also on Mercyland, covered by Dan Tyminski & John Scofield. Here's the original!
LIGHT... Read more
A Song For Everyone
This is called "Lonesome Owl", and it's one of my more introverted pieces. We all want to be better people than we are- anyone relate to that idea? :) Again,... Read more
It's a few hours before we play our Goshen Indiana show. There aren't any Red Dirt Boys gigs on the horizon, and this marks over 5 years of us playing... Read more
Pre Tour News
Hey Backers (and onlookers ;)
Just about to leave for a week of Emmylou Harris dates, but dropping a line in thankfulness to you all!
End of Day 2!
Thanks to each and every backer so far. Here's a shout out to each of you! If the "3 guys named Chris" happen to include a female... apologies! And the... Read more
In the last 24 hours, we've raised nearly $2000. That's fantastic. Here's a little hello from my place to yours...
We can make it!