Cow Recording - October Newsletter
National Vegetarian Month! -
We have finally joined in the
masses and created our very own MySpace page. Yes, I know it's kind of
late to be jumping on the bandwagon, but hey, we have one now. Please
and be our friend!
Our third podcast is up and ready to be played on via your favorite mp3
player, be it an iPod, Creative or just your computer. Check it out on
our Bandcast page at www.callthecow.com/RecordingPodcast.htm. This month's
featured artists are Gary Landess,
Vital Kin, Tub Ring, Greg
Boerner, Bluebottle and of course our own Roughly
For the month of October we
are happy to put on the Buddy
Business Sale. All small business owners and self employed
people, in the music industry (or not), can get the special rate of $35/hour
or $315/10 hour day. Check out our sale
page for more information.
One last month to give your
input on a guitar shop questionaire. It's for some friends of ours who
will be opening up a new guitar store. It would be great to get everyone's
opinion about your favorite gear, it will only take a minute of your time,
only 12 short questions. Just go to the Guitar
Poll to get there.
WHOS in the RECORDING STUDIO
Gary "karate master" Landess is
slicing and dicing his way through his second album. Stomping out beats
with his resophonic guitar and laying down some rough and gritty vocals
on cover songs such as Rhythmeen and Killing Floor. Although he's handed
over bass guitar duties to Kevin "bass in your face" Mayes of
Diamond Studios, Gary is still playing drums, guitar (electric and resophonic),
harmonica, singing and playing the all important cowbell! You can hear
his new tunes on this month's podcast. Also check out his website for
more "Gary" news at www.garylandess.com.
"master of the rumba beat" Jankowski
recorded another Christmas song here at The Cow. Pete came into the studio
with lyrics, a melody and song structure for "Christmas Train",
and we filled in the rest. The song is a fun upbeat piece written for
children and features a catchy "choo-choo" hook. Cow favorite
Greg "place on the" Boerner lent his guitar skills to the song
while staff singer Dan "the like-able one" Brooks lent his voice.
Pete will be producing an album of Christmas songs with a fellow songwriter
which will hopefully be ready for this season's Christmas rush.
Rock band Vital
Kin has completed final mixes for their album "Desist
the Reign." The album mixes rock elements with a more spacey vibe
including keyboard and lots of distorted guitar. You can hear one of their
songs, It Will Arrive, on our newest podcast. Vital Kin comes from Mount
Prospect and is comprised of Joe "trilingual" Bozek and Roger
"keep it in check" Bozek.
For more information on any
of these artists, contact us at email@example.com
IN THE COW CD PLAYER
A new segment in the
Cow Newsletter that we might include every once in a while. Here are just
a couple albums we have been listening to lately (we tried to narrow it
down for space purposes). We, of course, love them all and recommend them
13 & God - "Self-Titled"
The Legendary Pink Dots - "Nemesis Online"
Peter Gabriel - "Melting Face"
Head Automatica - "Popaganda"
Buck 65 - "Secret House Against The World"
Kate Bush - "The Dreaming"
Fantamos - "Suspended Animation"
David Byrne/Brian Eno - "My Life In The Bush of Ghosts"
311 - "Evolver"
Simple Minds - "Empire & Dance"
Skybox - "Arco Iris"
Tuxedomoon - "Holy War"
John Cale - "Hobosapiens"
Sol Hoopii - "Master Of The Hawaiian Guitar Vol 1"
Cut/Copy - "Bright Like Neon Love"
U2 - "Unforgettable Fire"
Regurgitator - "Mish Mash"
Killing Joke - "Hosannahs From The Basement Of Hell"
The Academy Is . . . - "Almost Here"
Squirrel Nut Zippers - "Perennial Favorites"
Brett Michaels - "Songs Of Life"
David Johanssen Story - "From Pumps To Pompadours"
New York Dolls - "One Day It Will Please Us to Remember Even This"
16 Horsepower - "Secret South"
Michael Penn - "Mr Hollywood Jr, 1947"
JOKE OF THE MONTH
Q: What painting did the cow
A: The Moo-na Lisa
in your favorite (clean) cow joke to firstname.lastname@example.org
and if we use it we'll link to you.
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