|Dag Nasty / "Minority Of One" recording sessions / January 15th, 2002 / Day 9|
|Still life follow-up.||Mini Inner Ear.||Master Tapes.||Master Tapes.||Master Tapes.||Brand New Bad Religion record.||Studio notebooks. Brian is, uh, Superman and Steve is Batman.|
|Another pic of the BR record.||The stuff Dave has set up by his vocal mic||Dave finishing lyrics in Don's office.||Dave's
|Back to Dave's shirt, some nice advertising.||Another shirt.||Mastering equipment in Silver Sonya.|
|Mastering equipment in Silver Sonya.||More of Silver Sonya.||
Ok, here we be again. This is dave. Wazzup? Hope yer doing groovy. Today we're finishing up the main vox on the last four songs - including the infamous and mysterious cover song! I ate mcdonalds drive through spicy chicken sandwich on the way in here and now I have severe stomach cramps. I hate that fucking place. So why you ask did I eat there? Good bloody question, mate. Oi! Oi! Oy!
Now Don is doing something with the patch bay, moving patch chords all over the place in the patch bay - basically, rerouting sounds to different tracks to make more room, etc.. Now he's telling me I have to go sing. But as we all know, recording albums is all about girls from a rap video and coke - you know, blow, tootskie, devil's dandruff, nose candy, booger sugar, charlie, gack. None here. Damn, g. We better call Rev and get some large bundles of green money to snort up. Word.
Steve and Brian are doing Iron Chef impersonations.
Steve just took a picture of my pool
company shirt - this is the pool supply and maintenance company in
Fredericksburg that my friends Ron and Eva run. Ron and Eva came to our
rescue a few nights ago when we were practicing the cover song and I
couldn't make out all the words. They went online and found them and
faxed them here at something like 1 am.
Steve just told me that "Can't
Explain" by the Who (duh) was released on this day 37 years ago. I
love the who, god what a great songwriter Pete Townshend is. And
underappreciated in my mind is Roger Daltrey's vocal skill.
I wish they would stop the Iron Chef thing. It's really getting old……
Chris also is one of the bookers of a really cool nightclub called Kaffa House. Not too long ago I played a solo acoustic set there, including some Irish ballads, Irish drinking songs and acoustic versions of Down By Law songs. Brian helped me as guitar tech that night, which was incredibly helpful since my semi hollow body guitars kept going out of tune in the heat.
Ok, now we are going to listen to the original version of the cover, to see how it compares to ours! D'OH!
Heading home at midnight, and back in tomorrow to finish the tracking for the new album. I feel very tired. But very excited too. Gotta drive home for over an hour to my town. I just bought the soundtrack for "The Harder They Come" and I think that will be the driving music for the evening.