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July 3, 2017 Update

When to "Finn's House of Music" today and we recorded vocals on two songs. Ken DesChamp sang Wild Eyes. Ken and Terry Finn harmonized on Where Evil Grows. I ran the Tascam 8 track machine. A great time was had…

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June 29, 2017, Can You Give It All To Me Update

Went to "Finn;s House Of Music" today. Terry played the Bass part on the keyboard, and I recorded it on The Teac 4 track. The track is now transferred to track 3 on the Tascam 8 track. I am still…

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June 22, 2017, New Song Update

Terry and I spent some time developing and writing the violin part for "Can You Give It All To Me", a Myles and Lenny cover. This song was released in 1974. Now all I need to do is learn how…

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June 17, 2017, Wild Eyes Update

After talking with Lonnie, I decided to take a closer look at the Tascam 388 rec/play tape head. There was something not right, so I gave it a vigorous cleaning, and some gunk came off. Voila, it worked. The 4…

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June 16, 2017, Wild Eyes Update

I am having technical difficulties with the transfer to the Tascam. My opinion after troubleshooting the problem is the rec/play head my need replacement. It's time to call Dr. Turntable (my buddy Lonnie) for help. Check out Lonnie at  https://www.facebook.com/sterieoduddemsncom/

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June 13, 2017, Wild Eyes Update

Re-recorded the violin one octave lower on track number 4. Sounds much better now. All tracks on my 4 track Reel to Reel are now full. I will need to transfer them to my Tascam 388, 8 track machine to…

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June 12, 2017, Wild Eyes Update

Recorded the Violin track today. I am not satisfied with the result. I will re-write the music one octave lower and try again.

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June 8 2017, Wild Eyes Update.

Today Terry and I collaborated on the keyboard track. It has been recorded on track #2. Terry did an awesome job. This version is starting to sound very retro, just like we wanted it to sound.

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June 4 2017, Wild Eyes Update

Today Randal recorded the Electric Guitar on Track #3. It took a lot of takes, but I am happy with the final result.

 

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June 1 2017, First posting

Just a quick update as to where we are with our song covers:

  • Eleanor Rigby is ready for the final mix. The 4 track analog master is complete.
  • Where Evil Grows is ready for the vocal track. The Keyboard…