Mudcat Café message #460496 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #28290   Message #460496
Posted By: Uncle Jaque
11-May-01 - 12:17 PM
Thread Name: Mudcatter CD's PermaThread
Subject: RE: Mudcatter CD's
Just last Saturday I experienced my first ever "professional" recording session, of which I intend to write in more detail as a seperate thread. For a 19th Century kinda guy it certainly was a mind-expanding, intense experience for which I was hardly prepared, and I think that many of you "Pros" to whom this is routine will find it amusing - kinda like "Festus goes to Nashville".
What we apparantly ended up with was 16 (album length, they tell me) tracks of guitar, primitive flute (made it m'self) and Military Fife. Since the Technician (an MD who works with my Spouse weekdays and runs this studio in his spare time) had never seen a fife before (so as he knew what it was), he had me run a guitar track over a fife solo of "Battle Hymn". Was that ever weird!?
The CD (I would classify it as a "demo" at this point, as it's a long way from perfection) is being "mastered" and whatever else they do with these things at this time and should be out in about a month. Unless it is a total embarrassment, I want to send a copy to those who have graciously sent me copies of their CDs (Susan in CA, I still owe ye an eval, don't I?) and hand out a few to friends & family who have been bugging me to record. This oughtta cure them of that fancy!
The idea of a CD swap between Mudcatters rather appeals. If I do sell any I guess ten bucks is about the going (break-even?) rate for first-attempt "demo" CDs, isn't it?