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In this episode:
We talk with Dan Lynch of 20lb Sounds.
Here are Doug's notes from the interview
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Homeless numbers in Madison!
Mainstream Creative Commons
NIN and Creative Commons: Top selling albums on Amazon! Extra exposure from Creative Commons.
Dan thinks Creative Commons will keep growing
CC = gratis?
New (May) Album: http://20lb.bandcamp.com/album/20lb-sounds
Lots of experiences!
Long time to make the album: about 15 months longer
Christmas of 2012 they raised the money to record!
re-recorded the album 4 or 5 times!
Recorded in rehearsal room
16-track digital recorder: smaller than a laptop.
3 on drums
amps were mic’ed
hard to play perfectly in one go
learned the songs very well over time!
CDs are out!
budget more for postage!
Hope to the sell the rest of the
thumb and two ribs broken without knowing
someone punched him!
Why do it live?
Maybe they will next time. Just liked the idea of doing it live
Gary the bass player was also producer.
No guns were pointed at people: “Phil, if you’re going to kill me, kill me. But don’t f**k with my ears. I need ‘em.” - 5-artists-reportedly-held-gunpoint-phil-spector
Sadly, the outtakes have been deleted
Didn’t fight or fallout during the show
restarted recording in Christmas 2013
Dan loves record production.
Any gigging we should know about since last time you were on the show (April 2013)?
No gigging that often
No gigs when they started album...for four months or so. Then some gigs. International Pop Overthrow”
Tom mentions: International_Pop_Overthrow_(album)
Bumper: 6th of September
Party for Life: party-for-life-gaza-childrens-fund
Not gigging as much as Dan would like.
Spreadsheets are rock’n’roll!
Everyone fears failure. Didn’t go overboard on the tiers.
Name on credits was limited!
Kickstarter mobile tools are good.
solo acoustic gig is where Kickstarter passed the targets
Dan did the album art! It’s a CC image as well!
Making the CDs:
big box of blank CDs
Delays in Scotland
covers printed elsewhere...but it took a long time
Assembly line in studio next time!
What’s up next?
Maybe in two years
happy with Kickstarter. More realistic about recording time!
zip code 11111 is Oak Acres, AR.
how-iron-maiden-turned-piracy-into-paying-customers ← Bruce is pilot. Also does commercial flights
Jesse von Doom: CASH music
cousin of creator of Motown.
Outgoing Track: jimmy-carter by 20lb Sounds