With the album set now firmly set for a Dec 9 release, and our first track 'Being Beige' premiering on Monday, I've jaunted over to one of my favorite cities in the world, Berlin, for a zillion face-to-face interviews. Berlin holds many memories for me, as SP first played here in 1992. And boy, the Germans weren't sure what to think of our trip. And I'm not sure they still do, but this round of press has been very supportive of the new album, with lots of kudos handed around.
Ok, so we've got this new jam, but I can't tell you the title 'cause it's too good; and somebody will steal it. CALX? I've no fear… So for now we'll call the song COMFORTABLY DUMB. And if Shredder's enthusiasm is any indicator, we've finally turned the corner into making the record we'd like to make. But first a diversion. Because in looking for a video director for what should be our first single's little moviette, Jeff and I had to sort through a whole lot of stuff that fea
According to various 'news' sources, Resistance Pro no longer has a television show in production. Which is funny, because I'm currently in Minneapolis with R Pro filming that 'cancelled' show. Think of it this way: a band starts making album. But halfway thru process the Label they're on decides they only want a certain type of music (in this case: original programming, not unscripted). Band keeps making album while another label is found. Simple, but with various unknowns.
I'll be brief, I'll be fair, 'cause I've (almost) been everywhere… No fun, no games, just flat out prose. 'Cause where DJ's make the loot, rockers make zeroes… So where are we? Or should I not include you in the we? (My hive mind revealed) Still working on CALX (day 5-6? Can't remember). Huge breakthrough yesterday, a kind reminiscent of ADORE/FUTURE EMBRACE where the process itself takes the writing to new places. For if MONUMENTS TO AN ELEGY is familiar, like a lost symphon
As the Pumpkins were breaking up in 2000, I was approached with an idea: why not do an animated series around the characters I'd built for the Machina 'play'; with the purpose of developing a ground-breaking and unfolding musical work that would use the world-wide web to its then limited capability. Obviously, I agreed, as evidenced by Brian's poster here, for a show that was begun but abandoned. Not by me though, as I assigned the rights to a production team that was putting
Here's another head scratcher. I was staring at the screen and just about to bail on the track when Jeff agreed. "We can always just move on and come back to it," he said. "No," I replied, saying I'll give it another hour. "I like the discomfort of what's being asked." Which was that we had the type of riff that bridges the gap between what I used to do circa 1991-1995 and what psedo-optimists like Howard need to hear as they jog. The riff? A little thing. Major 7th's dancing
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