PLEDGE REWARDS TO SHIP THIS WEEK!!!
Thank you so much for your patience! All the records, posters, and cylinders arrived and we're spending the evening (and by "we're" we mean "Melissa") packing them up... Read more
Thanks so so much for your patience, we have records and cylinders and stuff and... whew!!!!
I made a special thing for the holidays for my friends and family, so... Read more
Whew! All day gluing the photos to the cover, now we're putting records into the sleeves... still a couple of days more work, but then I'll post photos!!!! THEY LOOK... Read more
News and updates!
So we have the records, are in the process of getting the jackets, and couldn't be happier with how things are looking now that we're past that rough patch with... Read more
Houston, we have CYLINDERS.
Today is the best news day I've had in MONTHS...
The test pressings are PERFECT...
Test pressings #3... ink and blood.
So in experimenting with "vinyl pressing as art" we came up with this idea to work wisps of inky smoke into the vinyl, like marbled tiger stripes. Each one is... Read more
Test pressings, 1... 2... 3...
I've been holding off posting because I'm of the mindset that if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. I'm on the third test pressing... Read more
Back from Brooklyn...
It's hard living in the "real world" and also being diligent about updating anything virtual... still waiting on the new LP test pressing, and also having a lot of interesting... Read more
And miles to go before we sleep, #719
The wax cylinder player was a HUGE hit at San Diego Comic Con!!! I know I promised photos, but I, well, um... SOON!
Getting ready to travel with the setup... Read more
San Diego Comic Con, three days away!
The advance copies of The Divine Eye on cylinder are here, and in three days we'll be displaying them at San Diego Comic Con! The test pressing of the vinyl... Read more
News from the front...
Spoke with George at United Record Pressing, the master is being made as we speak, and the cylinders are being molded as well! More news soon!!!
Thank you! And... MALLEUS!
Thanks so much to everyone who helped me get this across the finish line, and thanks for all the wonderful words of support. This is a hard thing for me... Read more
Thanks so much to everyone on here who has pledged! The tape has been sent in to the studio, and test pressings should be here in two weeks. In the... Read more
Video Update: illuminating the recording process...
Shawn came to Chicago, and we recorded four additional tracks, making the record now EIGHT songs in total!
We're in the last week, so please- SPREAD THE WORD!
I think... Read more
Most honorable mentions
(Sorry about the double title on the last post! Clearly computers are not my strong suit, thankfully we have a typewriter in the office.)
These kind folks have said nice... Read more
Update #5: Recorded without electricity (prelude)
Special news: instead of four songs, we made another recording date and the total of songs is now EIGHT! Footage of the recording session is promised to us tomorrow, and... Read more
First sounds from the 19th century! And, Tenderness Is Alchemy.
This is a fragment of a song called "And, Tenderness Is Alchemy" that we are excited to share!
This is the first sneak peek of what the record sounds like...... Read more
Video update #2: shooting the album cover with Victorian technology...
Gail Potocki and I made a six-hour drive to meet master of wet plate photography Greg Martin, and to say that we were pleased would be a gross understatement... ... Read more
A video lullaby.
Packing for the photo shoot in Ohio.
Three piece suit? Check.
Cygnet morning glory horn? Check.
Dog with tiara? Check.
Sweet dreams until we meet again...