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Mastering complete for album 1

Bar | December 14, 2012 close
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At last, the mastering is complete for album 1. This means we’ll soon have songs that sound finished… and an album to sell. If all goes according to plan, we’ll get the master disc in the mail this weekend, and hope to have digital downloads ready by Christmas time.

Behind the scenes

Spotlight On: Fiasco

Bar | November 1, 2012 close
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When we play Fiasco live, I usually announce “this is a song about America.” Info: Song name: Fiasco (formerly entitled El Dorado) Written by: Barry Craig, 2008 Performances on this recording: Barry, Josh, Joey & Talljoe Last updated: August 2012 added Talljoe’s keys, new vocals and mix July 2012. Recorded […]

Band mama drama!

Josh is stepping down

Bar | October 1, 2012 close
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After careful consideration, drummer Josh Zampino has decided to step out of Obol. Josh has been my lieutenant and advisor on the Obol songs since he joined the project, and to say he will be missed is a gross understatement. The timing for these things is never good, and this […]

Music Production

Recording is complete for album 1

Bar | June 15, 2012 close
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This month we recorded the last of the drums for Album #1, and I just uploaded the new mixes for both Revoluçión and Wasted. Definitely check them out. When we get the last of the drums worked into the songs, the next step will be mastering, and then, we should […]

Behind the scenes

Spotlight on: Lover

Bar | January 31, 2012 close
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The Obol song that almost wasn’t, Lover has undergone more re-writes, shelvings and unshelvings than any other Obol track. Built around an old song we played in The Exterior, Lover was originally called “Waiting”, and early MySpace listeners ate up the White Rabbit-esque 60’s swank of the verse, but the […]

Band mama drama!

Goodbye to Ryan

Bar | December 1, 2010 close
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Obol’s original keyboardist brought so much to the table. Unfortunately, our friend and musical colleague, Ryan Dirks, is moving back to Iowa to pursue his Architecture career. Ryan leaves huge shoes to fill, and it will be tricky to find a good replacement for him on the keys/strings/piano. Good luck, […]

Life of a band

Band name change

Bar | April 24, 2010 close
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We all loved Silverspun as a name. I mean, we really loved it. It was perfect. But as we got ready to make our big push into the world with a new album, etc. It was important to make sure the name was set. The Silversun Pickups became very popular […]

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    01. Gender
    Obol

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    02. Supersized
    Obol

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    03. Uncle
    Obol

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    04. Lover
    Obol

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    01. Kicker

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    02. Zealot

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    03. Flirt

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    04. Lover

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    05. The Plan

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    06. Wasted

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