Cow Recording - February Newsletter
Groundhog's Day! -
Well, by now the little Groundhog
in Pennsylvania has certainly come out to face his shadow (or not).
Luckily winter hasn't been too bad this year though.
have a very special
poll this month for all of you. If you fill out our poll completely
you will get a Cow Bucks gift
certificate for $20, that's a half hour of free
recording studio time! There are just a few questions
about mp3 players and podcasts. Pretty
easy to fill out and then we will mail you the Cow Bucks. Ain't life
here to take the poll.
The February installment of
our Bandcast (podcast) is up and ready to be downloaded to your podcast
player of choice. This month we have some great selections that will
be sure to inspire you such as Joon Park, Greg
Boerner, Blynded, 3-2-1
Activate, Tub Ring, Lisa
Matthews, Vital Kin, and who can forget Roughly
in the RECORDING STUDIO
Park of Chicago came in to record a song (for his
wife's birthday. How sweet!) Joon has been playing guitar and singing
since childhood and in the last few years started to write songs
as well. This is his first foray into recording and with the help
of the production staff here at The Cow, we turned his acoustic
guitar demo into a full on radio ready release. Joon played
Damien Thorne started
recording their heavy metal full length rock album here at The
Cow. Damien Thorne has been together for years and was on Roadrunner
Records back in the day. Now they are primarily a studio band making
only the occasional performance on tours to Germany where fans
young and old scramble for autographs. The band has made crossroads
in their genre playing lightning fast guitar solos, double kik
rhythms and bumpin' bass lines. Members include Ken Mandant (guitar),
Rick Browz (bass), Mike Browz (drums), Mike (the temporary singer).
You can find more info about the band at www.damienthorne.com
Longtime Cow favorite Gary
Landess made two stops into the studio last month and
has been working on a cover of the Jim Croce tune “Rapid
Roy”. Incidentally, Gary’s version is notably less rapid,
bringing down the tempo to create a more blues shuffley feel. Gary played
guitar, drums, harmonica and sang, and, on his second session for “Rapid
Roy”, brought in expert bassist Kevin Mayes to provide low-end.
Kevin’s been playing bass for several decades now, performing with
the likes of the Artist Everybody Still Calls Prince and many more. To
learn more about Gary’s music, or to check out some of his most
choice cover art, go to www.garylandess.com.
For more information on any
of these artists, contact us at email@example.com
IN THE COW CD PLAYER
so much great music out these days we love to listen to it all (and
we suggest you do the same)! Here's a few ideas to get you started.
John Vanderslice – “Cellar Door” & “MGM
Bruce Cockburn – “Sunwheel Dance”
Matmos – “The Civil War”
Solid Eye – “Fruits Of Automation”
Neil Young – “Rust Never Sleeps”
Twink – “The Broken Record”
Buck 65 – “Secret House Against The World”
Head Automatica – “Popaganda”
Matthew Herbert – “Plat Du Jour”
Muse – “Black Holes & Revelations”
Kronos Quartet – “Black Angels”
Kelly Clarkson – “Breakaway”
Baader Meinhof – “Baader Meinhof”
The Dismemberment Plan – “Emergency & I”
Troy Sterling Nies – “The Ethereal Plane”
”Fast Food Nation Soundtrack”
Sam Phillips – “Omnipop”
Clouseaux – “Beyond Good & Evil”
Blue October – “Foiled”
Sound Of Animals Fighting – “Lover The Lord Has Left Us”
My Chemical Romance – “The Black Parade”
Bill Frisell – “Unspeakable”
The Killers – “Sam’s Town”
JOKE OF THE MONTH
A city man was tooling
down a country road when his car sputtered to a complete stop near
a field filled with cows. The driver, getting out to see what was
the matter, noticed one of the cows looking at him. "I believe it's your radiator," said
The man nearly jumped
right out of his city slicker britches! He ran to the nearest farmhouse
and knocked on the door. "A cow just
gave me advice about my car!" he shouted, waving his arms franticly
back toward the field.
The farmer nonchalantly
leaned out beyond the door frame to glance down the field. "The cow with two big black spots on it?" the
farmer asked slowly.
"Yes! Yes! That's the one!" the
excited man replied.
"Oh. Well, that's Ethel," the farmer said, turning back to
the man. "Don't pay any attention to her. She doesn't know a thing
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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