November – Bass Reamping, Synths…? Oh yeah, we totally re-recorded a song/ Putting loads of things that have nothing to do with ships on the ship, then burning the ship.
So far this month we’ve ran the recorded bass tracks through really distorted amps to get a huge sound, I’ve put little atmospheric synth type stuff on various songs, and re-worked one song that probably wasn’t going to make the album. Now it might.
And we totally re-recorded one song because it just didn’t have the spark it needed. I’d spent hours working on it, then listened to a rough demo we did back in the summer. The demo was more fun to listen to so somewhere along the line we fucked up. Luckily we have a STUDIO WHICH ISN’T JUST A GLORIFIED PRACTICE ROOM ™ so we’ve recorded it again, and now it makes me all tingly thinking about it. Sometimes the best thing about our band is how long we can spend on something then still be willing to say it’s totally shit and start again. In that respect, we don’t really have big egos.
Next, Whitty’s going to try to beat the Best of the Best ™ vocal comps from September. Then as each song is signed off by the band, I can start mixing and we can get to the important business of arguing about tracklists etc.