Redline Addiction / Blog
We've been busy in the studio for a long time now obviously, but we are finishing up and sending our songs off to be mixed in two weeks, then its a small wait. We are booking shows up for the Fall so come visit us and dont be afraid to come up and chat! Also, dont schedule anything for Dec 14th 2012 because thats the tentative date for our CD Release Party!! We cant quite give you details yet, but we will very soon! It will be very near our Homebase of Washington DC, so if you're an distant fan, plan on visiting the nations capital that weekend! We are very excited to finally get this album out, but there may be a few surprises before that happens so stay tuned! As always visit us at www.facebook.com/redlineaddiction and message us. Have a great September folks! See you at Growlers on the 21st!
We are now Officially on the bill for Shamrock Fest 2012! Click the poster to the left to go to the shamrock fest home page! We are super excited, and look forward to having a great time with all the bands and all our fans. Clear Tour to see other upcoming shows, or go to our Facebook page (link below) to see what we are up to and how our new album is coming along. Drop us a line about anything and share our music with the world. See ya soon!
Back from Norfolk
Hey we are back from norfolk and are back in the studio working on a new song thats uber epic and an 80's rock inspired song, just trying to get a little diversity on the album. Check out our bud felix (our keys player) trying to teach us a background vocal idea for one of the songs. poor guy :) http://youtu.be/6TqxLbctrWU
We just tracked drums to ordinary fool for the album!
We're very excited. we just starting tracking ordinary fool's drum tracks. Its one of our biggest departures as a band, but we love the song, and it has a deep backstory. check out this live version: http://www.youtube.com/user/RedlineAddiction#p/a/u/2/MckMai-Ff2Q
demo work, ugh... and yet!
So... we are preproducing the whole album, but its going well. basically it means that we are focused on each and every bass note, drum fill, and vocal line. we record a basic version of our songs and then pick them apart to make sure the finer details serve the song. Its a long process, but it makes the songs better. Sometimes it's hard for us to hear every detail of our playing as we do it, and with these methodic methods, we can focus on a really detailed communication of music. we like to get overly detailed, examine it, and then just say fuck it and play what feels right. But that procedure seems to produce the best results. A lot of overexamination, followed by sheer music spontaneity. Its sounding good, but man sometimes it requires our soul.
in the meantime, check out our version of crazy train at our local hangout (when we arent in the studio). thats a damn fun song to play. http://youtu.be/MmAHkqd_nIk (if the link doesnt work search for us on youtube)
Finally Back on track and in the studio
whew, knock us down and we get back up again (much like chumbawumba and yet not at all). We returned to the studio last saturday to continue the tracking for our next album, and we are excited. There are definitely some more upbeats songs than in the past, and that probably stems from us playing so many crowd filled shows recently. There's just something about geting a crowd jumping up and down. When we are up there on stage and you join us in our brief celebration, well, theres nothing better. We also have a few burners and rockers, and a few unexpected twists. This will probably be our most diverse album ever, and we wouldnt have it any other way. While you are waiting make sure to check out our album "letters" which has been getting good reviews everywhere. Seriously, we would brag by including quotes but that would be tacky. :)
time for healing
We've been slightly delayed on our next album because our intrepid drummer slipped a disk. Not good. Bert is taking a break and healing and we've got a replacement drummer by the names of Renato Sbarro filling in for us. He's pretty darn good. We'll still be playing a ton of shows over the next few months, and if anything, it will help us hone our songs that are already in the works. Hopefully, we'll get to the point where we do very little writing in the studio and just knock it out. Anywho, we hope you all are well and enjoying our music (or at least someone else's). Send us links to cool music :). We'll catch you on the flip side. Rusty RA