The good reviews keep comin
If this were the last review I got, I'd be happy.
PS, I should say that in 2 days (4/21/13) will mark a year since my project was funded. This thing keeps picking up steam!!
Big Radio Play
Just found out from my publicist that my song, 'Subway To The Sun'from ELKS IN PARIS got added to the following radio play lists. Thats a lot of radio. That's... Read more
A very cool update on the ELKS record. I just signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Playnetwork. Their clients include Macy's, Eddie Bauer, Nordstroms, Hoiday Inn, etc. I keep hoping... Read more
So,this is probably my last update as I think Kickstarter kicks me off in Feb. So many great things have happened with the record. Great reviews, sales, interest from different... Read more
First review in
Here's the first review of the record. Its a goodie!...
Thank you again for making this happen.
Great Posts- all the toast
Album Of The Month
My new record is Green Monkey Records album of the month.
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The Title ELKS IN PARIS expained
People have been asking me why I named the album ELKS IN PARIS.
It is my and Ken Stringfellow's initials put together. E.L.-K.S. No, there were no sightings of the... Read more
So that's it then.... 125 parcels off to all corners of the globe. Lots of love in my heart sending those off. lots of hate in the eyes of the... Read more
Paris to Portland/ Portland to Seattle
I just heard word yesterday from Stumptown, who manufactures the CD's in Portland that they will be out Oct 13th. This process has taken longer than I anticipated. I... Read more
Reward and CD update
Just a quick update on CD,rewards, etc. Everything is in, done and in process. Waiting for the CD's to be printed. They are coming from a cool little... Read more
Mastering the album today at RFI in Seattle with Rick Fisher at the helm. Sounds great!!
Rewards to your door target date: August 2012.
Some of you have not sent me your address. If you want these tasty rewards, please send me your address... Read more
Here's a really nice description on the Paris sessions from Ken Stringfellow's blog.
He is mixing the album this week. should be done around July 11th. Then we master it.
"This week my... Read more
US Customs funny
Here's the conversation I had with the US custom agent at Newark airport today:
agent- "what was you purpose in paris, sir?" ( this guy was super stern... Read more
The run of happiness
Well, I just finished recording the album. Laid down the last vocal track. Difficult to describe this whole experience but it went far beyond my expectations.
I made a... Read more
Bridge Of Locks
As requested by Becky, one of my first Kickstarter backers, more paris pics.
Yesterday Ken had some stuff to do so we got started a little later. I went out... Read more
Ugly is the new beautiful
No matter what I see in Paris,even though it may be thought of as ugly there's always something beautiful in it for me.
The very steep winding stairs you see are the three... Read more
I've been meaning to tell you that for those of you that pledged at the T-shirt level, you are in for a treat. The T-shirts are being designed by Gazelle... Read more
It is interesting hanging out with Mr Stringfellow. It's a bit like being with Mozart on speed. In between working my album into a blistering, magical frenzy, he is booking a show in Istanbul,... Read more
A few more pics
day 4 of the recordings. It is going so well. Way beyond my expectations. Mr Stringfellow is such an amazing producer and he is adding a particular magic... Read more
OK, I am actually here. It is stunning! Spent the first day in the studio laying down bass tracks. Ken played all the extra bass parts we didn't nail is the Seattle... Read more
TIME TO GO!!!!
Ok, everybody, this is it. I leave tomorrow morning for Paris. Will arrive on the 22nd, hop in a cab and head right for the studio. I got these homeopathic... Read more
Rewards n stuff
I just sent out surveys to collect names and address so I can start to send rewards to your doorstep. They will come in waves, but they... Read more
Soon To Paris!
Just a quick update on my CD. Ken and I did some pre-production here in Seattle to get ready for the Paris recordings. We did drum tracks... Read more
Just a quick update. First things: I am busy getting rewards together. It takes time, but you WILL see these rewards. Estimated delivery date to your door July/Aug for... Read more
It's been done! At 10:06 last night my project was FUNDED!!!! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart. I am brimming this morning.
So, what next? I ... Read more
LAST DAY ON KICKSTARTER! IF EVERY ONE OF MY BACKERS RAISED THEIR PLEDGE BY EVEN $5.00 IT WOULD TAKE MY KICKSTARTER TO $10,000!
YES, I HAVE REACHED MY GOAL BUT MAKING IT TO... Read more
Another Round Of Thank You's
I want to thank Cathy Faulkner, Jeff Weatherford, and Joe Ross for becoming supporters of my KICKSTARTER. Thanks to them and everyone else they have brought me to $9,450! That... Read more
DOWN TO THE WIRE
FIVE DAYS LEFT ON KICKSTARTER!!!! Many thanks to everyone who have backed this project! As I still have a little time to spare to continue raising funds, please spread the... Read more
Ok, I have 14 days to go! Check out my new reward below! It's fun, it's easy and you could have your picture on this new album! Please forward this anyone you... Read more
Polish Sausage Suprise
Close to $9,000 in my fundraising!! It's so great and will go a long way towards making this album even better!!!!
Story from yesterday:
The famous local Leschi... Read more
Paris Flight Booked!!
Just Booked my flight to Paris.Leave 3rd week in June. Umm, did I say I am very, very, very psyched!!? Just want to make that crystal clear. If you know of anyone... Read more
GREAT BIRTHDAY SO FAR
YES, TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY AND IT'S OFF TO A REALLY GREAT START. COULD NOT IMAGINE A BETTER BIRTHDAY WITH JUST THE THOUGHT THAT I REALLY GET TO DO THIS... Read more
The Answer IS YES!!!
Now that I've hit my goal I've had some people ask me if they can still become a backer. The answer is absolutely yes! There is still time. I have... Read more
The Big $8,000!!!
Thank you each and every one of my supporters, all 111 of them so far. You really lifted me to this moment! You made this happen and I want to thank each of... Read more
FIREWORKS!!!!! GOAL HIT 5 MINUTES AGO!!!!
I just now went over my goal!!!!! I am SOOOOOO EXCITED! MY BIRTHDAY IS THIS MONDAY. I HAD A SECRET WISH THAT I WOULD HIT MY GOAL BEFORE MY... Read more
NEW REWARD -THE NIKE EXTRAVAGANZA!!
AN EXCITING NEW REWARD!!
The Nike Extavanganza- You get all the rewards on the $500 level plus....On this special level ( limited to 1 person and a guest) you will... Read more
HOOT, HOOT! OVER 7 GRAND!
OMG, I am at $7, 200!! Just $800 to meet my goal! This is Thrilling with a CAPITOL- T!!. I want to thank all my... Read more
NEW HOLIDAY REWARD!
Okay, this is a NEW REWARD I'm adding in!!!! And it's gonna be GOOD!
For a pledge of $551.00 you will get all the rewards in the $500category plus......I will... Read more
Midnight- Near Paris
OK, it's close to midnight and I am getting closer to Paris by the minute.
*I am at $6210.00!! Goal $8,000 37 days left
Wonderful backers came my way over... Read more
Early morning update
A quick update but a BIG THANK YOU to my late night backers ( came in while I was sleeping).
Varily Isaacs, Kalley ( from Texas), Alex Yevette,... Read more
The Paris Push!
Just a quick update before I dash out to work. Merci beaucoup to my new backers: Steve Kawasaki, Bruce S, Larson, and Audrey Schlesinger. Thanks you guys! Your support was... Read more
Big Round Of Thank You's
I want to give a huge thank you to my new backers and just a general update to all:
Gigantic thank youto Benjamin Chotzen, Eric Schlocker, Patricia McNulty, Chrispy... Read more
I just want to welcome Chris Lange, Justin Hopper, Rachel ?, Elizabeth Quinn, and Grace Bell as my new backers. This thing just keeps climbing up up and... Read more
Hi everyone! Wow what a day! Today I hit the halfway pointand it is THANKS TO ALL OF YOU!!! I never dreamed I'd be able to get this far... Read more