Posted on Wed, Jul 25, 2007
Sorry for the quietness around here. I've been hard at work finishing up the two CDs in time for the August 11th release date (a little over two weeks from now!). Just to show I haven't forgotten about you, here's a new and fun little tune:
This one was recorded entirely in the living room, instead of the studio.
The guitar part has a major highpass filter that sounds terrible on its own, but makes way for the sub-sonic piano part, which was recorded from a distance on a real piano. Since it has a broken middle C string, certain notes create a loud resonant buzz when you play them. If you listen in the intro, the part that sounds like a cymbal clap is actually this buzz. And the piano is tragically flat and out-of-tune, but I discovered that Antares AutoTune works magic for this. I shit you not.
The drums consist of drumsticks on the piano bench and pounding my fist into a wall for the bass drum.