Old Style Blues Recording

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This was a fun and great sounding project. Trashe Blues wanted to make an old vintage style recording , with the exception of being able to mix after recording, so , we used a lot of our vintage mics and Pre-amps for the tracking to Pro-Tools. A

ll tracked live together , even vocals. In the Mix down we used an outboard spring reverb and Echo Plex to add depth and some style.

Listen to 2 of the tracks and let us know what you think.

Red House

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Nine Below Zero

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You can check out more of Trashe Blues info on their Myspace site

Trashe’ Blues serves up a

mix of Rock and Roll, Chicago Blues, and the driving spontaneous garage band sound of the sixties in keeping with their motto, “Never play it the same way twice.” An extensive song list includes originals and trashe’d standards from ballads to boogies, some up to twenty minutes long in true garage band form. The next time you have an opportunity to see them in action remember: “Life is short so get out and boogie.” Danny Murphy, guitar player/vocalist also wrote the band’s theme song, “Trashe’ Blues.” Originally from California, Danny is the offspring of professional musicians. His professional acting experience gives Danny an edge for stage presence and improvisation. Known for his ability at improvisation in the creation of new tunes and “Trashe’ing” traditional tunes on the spot, Danny is quick at remembering lyrics and is constantly adding new songs to the list. His accomplished guitar work uniquely blends his own style with that of his major influences, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Peter Green and John Denver. Andy Johnson and Danny have clicked musically since the first time they met at a jam session, they later teamed up to form Trashe’ Blues in 1998. Andy plays blues harp, pulling his own style from the masters. The major influences on his playing include Sonny Boy Williamson II, Little Walter, James Cotton, Snooky Prior, Paul Butterfield and Alfred E. Neuman. Whether playing rhythm under the vocals or wailing a solo over the rest of the band, Andy’s harp provides a dominant

voice in the group. Mark Jackson (bass/vocals), originally from Alabama, made his musical journey through Chicago, New Jersey, and now Virginia, making his home in the Shenandoah Valley today. He comes to Trashe Blues Band after stints with other bands, including Blue Flamingos and Heeby-Jeebies.

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  1. True to the root. Sounds terrific.

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