So it’s been a while since I blogged on here about the progress of my record. Well that’s mostly because things have come to a bit of a hault. As I mentioned before we’re in the process of recording the drum tracks, which means my little turtle of a husband is in charge of the pace of the recording these days. Godbless him, he prefers a lot of prep time and practise time, because he likes to be able to play his best (I’m NOT complaining obviously – we all want our musicians to play their very best). So that’s where we are at the moment. He’s been in the studio twice, and recorded 4 drum tracks of the 9 he’s playing on. They sound fantastic and I’m really excited to see what else he has in store. He’s in Vancouver at the moment playing with Shane Yellowbird at the Winter Olympics. His usually hectic gig schedule has been on a bit of a hiatus lately so he has been playing some more local shows with singer/songwriters from around town.
In January we both backed up a good friend of mine – Chanda Cooper – Jered on drums, and myself on back up vocals. We had a blast. Next up are a few gigs with Jesse Peters of Paramedic, and then a few shows with Erica Viegas. All this new material is another reason for the slow but sweet progress on my record, Jered is busy learning other folks tunes.
I’ve calmed down a bit from my initial intensity on the progress of this record, but in the back of mind I’m still dying to get moving. Hopefully Jered will finish the drum tracks sometime in March and then we’ll be able to move forward. I’m looking forward to it!