in the past few days I've had to fast forward everything because of certain things, other people's schedules, time constraints, new deadlines, etc.
Suffice it to say--
i have all vocals and almost all my personal instrumentals in the can...
and am completing my final arrangement this evening.
I will have my awesome string players lay down their tracks tomorrow and thursday (the brilliant Jessica Wright on violin and the fantastic Elisa Winter on cello).
I am in the process of having my vocals mixed (said the actress to the bishop) as we speak and then the whole mixing process can begin.
ONCE i get all the tracks in the computer...
I can breathe for a second and catch up on the actual blogging of this whole thing.
I'm sorry to have 'left you behind' a little bit but with some new time constraints I had to just buckle down and get this shit D-U-N!
I promise, I will go back step by step-
and post the process 'in time' (a la present tense) so that you can be a part of it all with me.
Many of you have expressed a desire to have the CDs available by Thanksgiving so that you might give them out as holiday gifts. Barring anything incredibly wacky and unforseen, I believe this is totally doable (knock wood, fingers crossed, etc).
I have not forgotten about you my pumpkins!
Know that I am just in the thick of actual production and want to make sure I'm not splitting my focus with the blog at the same time.
I'm pretty sure...
this CD is going to kick ASS.
So much love to all of you for your emails and your interest...
I will return to you hopefully within 24 hours with some really great stuff about the actual tunes and creative process.
I'M HAVING SO MUCH FUN OVER HERE I KINDA CAN'T STAND IT!!!!
I can't wait to share all of it with you.
I haven't felt this happy and musically fulfilled in years.
This has turned into SUCH A WONDERFUL adventure!!!
For all of you who are even considering doing this for yourself...
GET OFF YOUR ASSES AND DO IT!!!
For every rare moment where I want to kill myself?
There's thousands of moments where I'm just beyond blissed out with it.