– The Balicantas
Since I’ve been deathly afraid of releasing something without a band over the last few years, most of my time has been spent working on music projects with other people. More recently, my friend Andy Ellis from Black Lab and I produced and recorded a couple songs for our friend Johanna Cranitch from Johanna and the Dustry Floor. Usually we’d start with a little demo Johanna recorded on Garage band with some vocals and keys and then the three of us would build the tracks together. Because of certain limitations, we had to be creative with some of the samples… like using paint buckets for drums and pens for drumsticks. Here’s one song we worked on off of her record “Northern Lights.”
That being said, all this work on other people’s music has inspired me to release out a little 4 song E.P. on my own. While it’ll be a little rough n somber, I plan to put it out at the beginning of the new year :)
Photo by Chris Upton.