Well, folks. It’s been a while. I’ll update more later, but for now I’ll post a clip from the Behold the Lamb Live DVD. I’ll be putting up the rest of the songs as I have time. If you’re so inclined, send the links to the friends I hope you’re roping into coming to see [...]
Here’s a quick look at the string session. The song they’re working on here is “Hosanna”, and I have to say that I believe that Ben Shive has outdone himself. You should’ve heard these string players going on about how great the arrangements were, all the more amazed because Ben isn’t a string [...]
I recently had a good, long phone conversation with a singer-songwriter about that grand old subject, Getting Started in the Music Business. He’s recorded an album but hasn’t yet taken the leap into full-time music and was asking me for some advice on the matter.
The kids are in bed, Jamie’s baking some new amazing pumpkiny cake, and I’m just finishing up packing for the trip tomorrow. We’re heading to Virginia then Louisiana with a more or less completed version of Resurrection Letters, Vol. II. The Captains and I spent the day at Todd Robbins’s mixing studio tweaking the [...]
I haven’t figured out a way to link my other blog (andrew-peterson.blogspot.com) to this one, so I’ll just include the video here. To read more about good ol’ Stuart Duncan, read here.
Listening to: Marc Cohn – Let Me Be Your Witness
I’ve been trying to figure out how to integrate my other blog with this one. For those of you who don’t know, I’m making a record called Resurrection Letters, Vol. II, and my musical compadres (the Captains Courageous) and I have been documenting the process for the last few months.
Two years ago I walked the streets of Oxford with my wife. We were in London for a few days during the final throes of Spring and took the train to the famously literary town to visit, among other things, the former home of C.S. Lewis.
It’s a two-story brick house called the Kilns, [...]
It’s hard for me to get excited about the popular stuff.
Then sometimes I read it (or watch it or listen to it) and I remember that just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s lame. That mindset is a remnant of my anti-establishment tendencies in high school. Football was popular, so I hated football.