Posts tagged "home recording"
"I Am Og" (Virtual 7" from 1991, When CTJ Was 13)

“I Am Og” (Virtual 7″ from 1991, When CTJ Was 13)

Early on in my “music career,” I was impressed with the recording techniques employed by the producers of the Chipmunks’ music. Which is to say, I recorded this song with my sister at a very slow tempo, played it back at high speed on the “high-speed dub” setting on my home stereo, and then recorded...
Hunting for Musical Easter Eggs: An Interview with Indie-Rock Icon Mitch Easter

Hunting for Musical Easter Eggs: An Interview with Indie-Rock Icon Mitch Easter

Mitch Easter’s name suits him well.┬áHis records are obscure, hidden in record shops all over the world like so many Easter eggs. In the ’80s, he fronted the North Carolina-based jangle-pop outfit Let’s Active, and released an EP and three full-length records. While iTunes and eMusic offer a few isolated songs from my favorite Let’s...