Demo: Dark Jazz v1
by Fitz

Here’s a new instrumental demo, tentatively called “Dark Jazz” that was constructed largely with Apple’s GarageBand. It’s a companion piece to “Lady X-Ray” if you’ve ever heard us play that live. If it lands on the next Mesmers album we’ll redo most of the parts and let the band fill out the sound quite a bit.

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June 17th, 2010 by Fitz

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Super 8 Camera
by Fitz

Looking to do something interesting for the band in the way of a video I’ve purchased an old Super 8 Film camera on EBay. The guy I work with swears by them and claims they give a great grungy, mysterious look that should suit the Mesmers perfectly. I’ll try it out this weekend and shoot [...]

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June 10th, 2010 by Fitz

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Learning the Music ‘Biz
by Fitz

I’ve been doing a ton a reading on the business side of music. Maybe I should have done this before recording the album?¬†Yeah, well, that and buck will get me a cup of coffee…

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June 3rd, 2010 by Fitz

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Synthesizers.com Mention
by Fitz

Modular synthesizer and prophet 08 synthesizer

We got a quick mention at Synthesizers.com. It was my modular synth (which I call Gorf) made of their modules that created almost all the bass lines and a good many of the sound effects and sequences on our album.

Synthesizers.com makes great stuff – and at a very reasonable price. If you’re looking into a modular synthesizer I can’t recommend them enough.

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May 18th, 2010 by Fitz

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Hot Time at Freddie’s
by Fitz

Lea with a great post and video from her and Jay’s blog:

The Mesmers officially released their new CD Fitz’s Subway to Another Life at Freddie’s Beach Bar on Thursday May 6th. They had a fantastic show! Quite a few folks turned up for the fun. The band is truly grateful for their support! If you couldn’t make it, we’re sorry we didn’t get to celebrate with you. Here is a video from Freddie’s of one of the new songs, World Weary:

We thank her kindly for recording this for us!

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May 14th, 2010 by Fitz

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