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Nice words on Painting the Silence Vol. 1 

So I heard my phone beep this morning at 7:07!!! Who is even awake at that hour let alone on a Sunday? Obviously I ignored it and went back to sleep. Wouldn't you? When I woke up I saw that it was an e-mail which I then read. Because that's what you do. Read e-mails. Right? haha.

Now lately I've been a little down. This happens post release. There is so much going on around the release of a record that my energy is high and focused and the excitement is easy. Then there's the let down period. I try to…

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2 Songs from "Painting the Silence Vol. 1" on WEXT Countdown 

Howdy

I hope everyone had a great holiday season. It's been blistering cold here in Upstate NY. Today is 35 and I feel like I should wear shorts. Heatwave!

I've been laying low and taking a little break but I'm happy to announce that 2 songs from 'Painting the Silence Vol.1' made the WEXT end of year countdown!! I want to thank Chris Wienk, Andy Gregory and the staff for being so supportive of my music over the years. 

You can check out the entire list and maybe find some new favorite songs or artists. I…

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Post Album Release Projects--Listen to 'Wake Up' 

Howdy.

After all the rush and work to get the album out, I promptly got sick. Really sick. It was weird. It was just a cold. But man it took forever to go away. Lasted just over 2 weeks and I was super tired and out of it. Finally feeling back to normal. 

I am working on a few things.

First there're tons of songs left over from the new record that I am just starting to re-visit and dig through and listen with fresh ears. I like them. They're all over the place style wise and some are more finished than…

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Small Business Saturday-Cyber Monday Deal--Buy 1 Get 1 

Now through Monday Nov 27 ANY order gets you a free download of another album of your choice!

How's it work?

Order your Vinyl/CD/Download here through the website. It's that easy. I get e-mails for all purchases. After you buy I'll ask you which album you'd like and send you a link.

It's that simple.

What're you waiting for?

BUY 1 GET 1 DEAL

Cool beans Mike

Writing Songs. What happens? 

So the new album is out and shipping and people have been getting it. You all ROCK. If you want it go get it here

I've been talking about how 'Painting the Silence' will be continued on the next record. I have so many songs in different stages of being finished. It's a cool 'problem' to have. I have 20 songs that are being considered. Pretty cool.

I know it seems crazy to be talking about this since today is the 'official' release date of the current album. But what can I say? I need to stay busy haha…

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WEXT Interview Monday 11/13/17  Podcast

howdy

I got to go into WEXT and record an interview with Chris Wienk about the new album. It's always sooooo much fun when I get to go visit.

I was actually there for over 2 hours. It's been awhile since I released anything and Chris and Dave Michaels and I got talking. One of the best things about WEXT besides the fact they play my music, is that they are ALL music fans. Huge music fans. So we always get chatting about music stuff. Like music geeks do haha

Here's a sneak peak at one of the songs I…

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The CD's are here!! Pre-order today : ) 

Howdy

So I love getting surprised. When I ordered the CD's the duplicator told me they wouldn't be shipped until at least the 8th. Guess what? They showed up today!!! YAY!!!!

So if you ordered one, it will be on it's way this week! How exciting!! If you haven't well, why not? Go get it!

Vinyl Pre-orders are still going. I've never made a record before and there are a few things I learned about the process. First, you have to mix and 'master' it slightly differently than for a CD or download. This took…

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Pre-Order the new Album Today!!! 

Howdy

Whew it's been a crazy few weeks. Also it's finally fall-like here in NY after 75 degrees up until 2 days ago. Weird how fast it all changes....

Anyway---

The album is done and you can get it in 2 places. Right here on this fancy way cool awesome coolest website you've ever seen OR as a Pre-Order in the iTunes Store. Choices Choices.

So if you order here, you get an immediate download link sent to you. Also, these are higher quality files--the same as you'd hear on a CD, so why wouldn't you…

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The album is done. Everything you've heard is crap!!! 

Weird headline.

So yes! The album is FINISHED!!! Woo Hoo! Fist bump! Moondance!!!

It's been quite the journey this time, but well worth the wait in my opinion. This one is pretty damn good.

Oddly enough this is the longest time between records and also most challenging release I've done for me personally. And yet--it's my shortest album! Ha. Part of that is due to the fact that as I've been saying this is Volume 1 with more to come (soon I pormise) and part of that is that I have always wanted to make a…

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Hole EEEE SHIT Guys 

 

So ever since my last blog post I took my own advice. JUST. LET. IT. BE. WHAT. IT. IS.

In the last 3-4 days I've gotten more done than I have in the last year. Well, not totally true. But for a concentrated effort---Can't beat me last couple days. Try. I dare you!!

Any way.

I

think

I'm DONE!!!!!

I'm leaving right now, like as soon as I post this, to go for a ride to listen to the disc I just burned to check mixes etc.

But

 

Yeah.

Shit

 

I think it's DONE!!!!

peace

 

Mike

Read all about the songs and recording of the new album

Read all about the songs and recording of the new album

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