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ROBERT VAN SADERS - Drums STEVEN KAISER - Vocals, Guitars, Keys, Bass, Percussion
Recorded by BOB MALLORY at Avatar and STEVEN KAISER at Lake Toxic Recording / Sandbox Studios
Assistant Engineers - NATE ODDEN (Avatar)
Mixed by BOB MALLORY at Tiny Quarters
Music & Lyrics by S. KAISER
Photo by DAVID A. PALATSI
Terry had this to say about his playing on Mice:
"In the beginning, it was like Steven and I were standing in a room, holding tools and looking at a block of raw marble. All I could see was a hunk of stone, but fortunately, he was able to understand the finished product."
"Getting to that point of completion was no easy feat; nearly every note played in every section of every song was deliberate, but only after examining (and exhausting) all possible approaches from a drumming standpoint. "What if we added [this]?" and"what if we combined [these two ideas]?" were all too frequent requests from Steven, but the fact that he could hear the part had to mean I could play it, had to.
Aside from the cerebral genesis of the parts, the physical execution proved to be equally challenging. But ultimately after many rehearsals and many (many) takes in the studio, we ended up with this wonderful music."
Hear an early dose of Terry's thunder on "Duckling" with your pre-order of Mice.
Yours in service,
This is the very first taste of our new album Mice -- now available for pre-order. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/168648416" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="600" iframe="true" /]
Ashley Michael Bird - Vocals Robert Van Saders - Drums Gizem Gokoglu, Shanna Locklair McRae, Elijah Miller, David Palatsi - Additional Vocals
Recorded by Bob Mallory and S. Kaiser at Avatar (NYC), Lake Toxic (NC), and Sandbox Studios (BK)
Mixed by Bob Mallory at Tiny Quarters Mastered by Gerry Putnam at Cedarhouse Sound
Music by Gizem Gokoglu / Steven Kaiser Lyrics by Steven Kaiser
Thank you for listening. We can't wait to let you hear more. With love, *CHC*