Satisfy by Vedera | Inside the Song
"Satisfy" by Vedera is a fantastic song that was recorded in 2008, in Bloomington Indiana at Echo Park Studios. The evolution of this song is actually quite interesting because it came from the bridge of another song the band had…
Blur’s “Modern Life is Rubbish”: Album Breakdown with Graham Coxon
Modern Life is Rubbish, released in May 1993, is the second studio album by English alternative rock band Blur. The album was a moderate chart success in the UK, peaking at number 15, while the singles from the album charted…
Inside the Song: “Song 2” by Blur with Graham Coxon
Blur is an English rock band formed in 1988, consisting of vocalist Damon Albarn, guitarist Graham Coxon, bassist Alex James, and drummer Dave Rowntree. The band was central to the 1990s Britpop movement. They achieved mass popularity in the UK,…
Working with Ace Frehley on Origins, Vol. 1: Untold Stories
A little while ago, I had the incredible opportunity to play guitar for Ace Frehley on his album "Origins, Vol. 1". Ace Frehley is a musician that I have looked up to for many years, so this was an amazing…
Jellyfish’s ‘Spilt Milk’: Inside the Album with Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. is an American power pop and electronic rock musician, singer, and songwriter with a prolific career in the industry. Roger’s musical career began as early as 1989, when he started arranging string, brass, wind, and vocal…
Soundgarden’s “Spoonman”: Inside the Song with Michael Beinhorn
We're back again with Mr. Michael Beinhorn, this time talking about the iconic Soundgarden track, "Spoonman." This song should be familiar to almost everybody watching, as it was the first single from Superunknown and often gets credit for launching Soundgarden into the…
Jellyfish’s ‘Bellybutton’: Inside the Album with Roger Joseph Manning Jr.
Roger Joseph Manning Jr. is an American power pop and electronic rock musician, singer, and songwriter with a prolific career in the industry. Roger's musical career began as early as 1989, when he started arranging string, brass, wind, and vocal…
John Lennon & Yoko Ono’s ‘Double Fantasy’: Inside the Album w/ Jack Douglas
We've spent a lot of time with the amazing Jack Douglas over the past several weeks! He told us how he got Cheap Trick signed to their first record deal, what it was like working with Aerosmith throughout the '70s,…
Augustana’s “Sweet and Low”: Inside the Song with Warren Huart
Augustana is a rock band perhaps best known for the song "Boston" off their debut album, All the Stars and Boulevards. They also had a tremendous hit with "Sweet and Low" from their follow-up record Can't Love, Can't Hurt, which Warren co-produced and…
Kings of Leon “Use Somebody”: Inside the Song w/ Jacquire King
Jacquire King is an immensely talented producer, engineer, and mixer based near Nashville, Tennessee. Over the course of his career he's worked with some amazing artists: Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, James Bay, Kaleo, Modest Mouse, You Me At Six, Buddy…