Friday, July 2, 2010

Greetings from Connecticut!

I'm writing to ya'lls from the Carriage House in Connecticut where Phil Palazzolo and I are doing the final mixes of my new record Mondo Amore. Theres still a ton to do. Some vocals here, guitars, etc. but its really exciting that this is all coming together. (fuck it i'm not going to use capitol letters anymore)
this is the record i envisioned making almost two years ago when i knew what i wanted but i had no idea how to pull it off. so basically just working away for a year at it and just concentrating on the songs and who would play on them and then magically at this final juncture i just took a step back and realized, wow, this is exactly what i wanted. i couldnt tell you how it happened but it did. i can't wait to share it with you. right now we're mixing "oh canada." this morning we finished up "hotel plaster" and "heavy boots." phil and i have been awake for more hours than most people should and in the studio kitchen saw two bottles of english baking soda. from there we argued on which bottle of baking soda would win in a fight. then we watched a youtube video of a monkey fucking a frog at the zoo. now we're listening to the rolling stone's "starfucker," and replacing it with "frogfucker." i think that monkey took the whole "you gotta kiss alot of frogs to find your prince," thing to a whole new level.
anyways, we're gonna be working away on the record through the Fourth of July holiday. putting the spit shine on these little songs under the fireworks in the middle of the woods surrounded by dogs, cats, friends, and tons of paint markers. i wish you all a wonderful holiday with your family and friends as well as to our friends in the armed forces. thank you guys! and for all those in brooklyn. two days and its on fuckin FIIIIIIRE! have fun!

10 comments:

rickerson81 said...

Yippie, a new album! I've been posting your music to my facebook so that everyone can get turned on to your sound and stop listening to that psudo-bohemian swill they saturate the radio with. Keep up the hard work!

Joe & Lyn said...

Such a great update. Anything with frogs fucking makes me leap with joy. Cannot wait to hear the new record Nicole. I'm a Jersey boy transplanted to Northern California and man I miss a sweaty, hot, fourth of july weekend down in Seaside Park every time our nation's birthday rolls around. Well, I'll just have to wait until your latest piece of art arrives in my ears and all will be right with the world again.

MachineOfaDream said...

I'm incredibly excited for that new album, Nicole! There's not much more to say!

rik frost said...

sounds like the studio daze is setting in. I remember that in the old days when that set in we went for the RX..!you guys keep it going..can't wait for the finished product.

bleedingdiamonds said...

And by the way the names of the two baking sodas were DAVIS and RUMFORD. i'm betting on rumford for the win but you guys can make your own judgements.

DaveCromwell said...

Ha, ha!
Great update.
Great to see you rediscovered your blogspot here.
Can't wait to hear all the new songs with your "studio spit shine" on them.
Happy 4th of July!

婷珊 said...

人生是故事的創造與遺忘。............................................................

宥妃宥妃 said...

安安!剛開始玩這個,來這裡逛一下^^............................................................

許紀廷 said...

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Rob said...

Glad the new CD is coming together as you want....can't wait!!

You always make the music come alive for me :)

Rob