Thursday, February 4, 2016

Sorry for the long delay but we will return (at some point)

Hey all, sorry for the long delay in getting you a new episode. I've been focusing all my energies on a video series on YouTube called, The Manasota Project.

This is a series that documents myself putting together a band to perform some of my music coming out on 180g Vinyl this coming April.

Last summer I recorded some songs all by myself then started a kickstarter campaign to release the songs on 180g vinyl. Much to my surprise the kickstarter completed successfully! The album is being pressed and is set to be completed in April of 2016. Now is when the real challenge begins. How does a largely unknown artist sell 500 vinyl LPs in 2016? Good question.

I’m a 40-year-old guy who’s played in bands since I was 10, so the idea of putting together a band to play unrewarding shows at bars for no money to try to sell an album really didn’t sound like fun nor like a good idea.

So instead I’ve decided to get some musicians together to perform on YouTube. It’ll help promote the album, and be a lot of fun in the process. The Manasota project documents this process and is a window into the life of a musician who never gives up.

The Demonic Sweaters Podcast will return however, so don't you worry!