March 21, 2023

Hatchford Hotel

  • Woke up to receive Greg’s verses for Chester for the opening number.
  • I had a pass at them. He had a pass at my pass. All before my second cup of coffee.
  • Nailed it.
  • I also marked up the story summary and script with an idea to lose a cumbersome plot point.
    • We’ll discuss it later.

Elephants of Scotland

  • Got Lyle’s backing vocals for “How To Do Nothing” last night
  • Sounds awesome
  • Did a first mix/master of the song. Holy crap, it’s good.
  • Meanwhile, Greg was working on the words for “As Whale Song.”

Hot Neon Magic

  • Five-person band practice
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January 6, 2023

Round-up of past week

Hatchford Hotel

  • Made a few tiny tweaks to script based on some lingering notes.
  • Met with Megan and Ian F. last night to talk about what I might be able to do next with HH. Ian had quite a surprise for me. More on that later.

Elephants of Scotland

  • Talked with Greg about “Beyond” and he’s not as sold on it as I had hoped. So, it is shelved (for now).
  • More pre-production on “Cool Rabbits,” “All That Sky,” and “Tempest of Tarragon”
  • Those three tunes are now ready for drum tracking.
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