Friday "Real as Ritual" is Released!
Thought Marbles and Challenge Heaps
One tour of Italy, one glam-rock show, and one high school benefit concert later, I am able to realign my attention to the release of "Real as Ritual."... Read more
Monday, January 23rd is "Portraiture Day"
Monday, January 23rd is the official pre-release date of the entire album! Right now, we are working on the spacing in between tracks to get the pace right.... Read more
Single and B-side in 2 Hours
We're still getting the mastering perfect for the album, but I'm posting the single and the "b-side" in about 2 hours.
You will receive an email from Soundcloud -... Read more
As we speak - rather - as I type, the mastering is being completed! Garrett Haines of Treelady Studios in Pittsburgh has been working on the album since... Read more
Phase II: Mixdown
Happy Autumn and I hope all of you are looking forward to the Thanksgiving Holiday.
I'll be headed back to Oklahoma on Thursday, November 17 to complete the mixdown over four... Read more
Turn Heat to Low and Let Simmer for Three Months
This morning I woke to the sounds of Frank Sinatra stopping mid-recording to ask the engineer and his musical director if he was singing the melody correctly in measure 109. ... Read more
Day #5 - How it Went
Day #5: Steven came to Bell Labs for a full day of guitar work. As I mentioned in my bio, Steven was the first music composition student I met at... Read more
What Happens Now?
I have returned to New York just in time for Hurricane Irene. I'm quite excited as I am a fan of severe weather - I've experienced many tornadoes,... Read more
Announcing: The DVD of the entire recording project...PLUS!!!
Hello Gracious Backers,
In the next 15 or so hours, I will be offering a Collector's DVD of the entire recording project with clips of live concert footage collected over... Read more
Video #6 - Mark V.
Mark caps off the instrumental tracks with his tasty piano chops.Also, we search for the ultimate scale.
Video #4 - Matt's Guitar Tracks
Matt brings it.
We talk about Plastics, Jesus, and The Lionel Ritchie Michael Jackson Continuum.
Day Three and Four; First and Ten
It's Tuesday and we have the day off today. There are only three days left of tracking! As of yesterday, we had begun lead and backing vocal parts. Additionally, I... Read more
A sturdy hull has been constructed. Now, First Mates Steven Stark and Matthew Alvin Brown are hoisting the mains. But first, some details about the last four days (without the... Read more
Finishing bass, beginning acoustic guitar.Co-founder of The Fellowship Students - Matthew Alvin Brown - joins me in the studio tomorrow.
Video #1 (teaser)
Nathan talks about a good omen.
Jacob begins tracking drums for song #1 on day #1.
It's day #1 at Bell Labs, and things are moving right along. I've been taking a lot of video footage and will be posting clips late tonight. I will also... Read more
New FAQ section added to Nathan's Kickstarter page!
Dear Friends,I have now posted an FAQ about my album. It answers many questions, including the most frequenly asked, "What is the album going to sound like?"
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