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Ryan on the release of “Riot”

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

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Alex on the “Riot video shoot

Shooting our video for Riot paralleled a lot of the experiences with The JAB this year. It reinforced how far the band has…

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Tom on the “Riot” video shoot

I had a really fun time filming the performance section of the “Riot” video. We worked the song in practice a lot to…

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Jam on mixing the album.

Man was that rough!!! I’ve always been in the room with the engineer when mixing a record in the past. This time, it was all done remotel..

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Tom on the final mixes.

“What is best for the song, not the ego of a specific band member.”

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Terry on the House of Blues Show

Since we’ve been back in Chicago, the band has been operating on a new level musically. In Lexington…

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Jam. We didn’t kill each other.

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

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Tom’s last Lexington blog

It is my last blog for Lexington and I am very sad. I have loved this experience. I sit here in the studio…

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Alex: All about that bass.

Today was all about the bass to some degree! A good day indeed. We spent the morning and afternoon finishing up bass lines…

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Ryan. 10 hours on the guitar.

Today was a big day; 10 hours of recording various guitar parts. We cruised through 8 songs and laid down

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Terry. The Home Stretch

We are in the home stretch. We have been in close quarters day in and day out for the past 3…

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Tom. The world is not all ugly

I am standing in the studio of Duane Lundy while he is recording Lee Carroll on a beautiful sounding 1973 Hammond B…

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“Yeah, right . . . this talent, I just was born with it.”

Jam on hard work and discipline. – I had an epiphany the other day….

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Terry and Hot Pockets.

We are at the halfway point. For many a band it can certainly be a breaking point. Luckily, thanks to a steady regimen…

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Tracking guitars.

Jam provides his geetar on “Dank Mississippi.” It’s now ready for blues harp, banjo & more.

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Tom. Guitars, Piano, and a Pulitzer-Prize Winner

Started in the studio today at 10:20 am. Duane wanted to put guitars on the song “Genuflect.”…

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Back in the Studio. Alex.

The band is back in the studio . . . Now that the pressure’s off the rhythm section for a minute, Alex shares…

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The Terry Byrne Beard Chronicles

Our typically smooth-faced, doe-eyed Sweet T McGee has decided to skip the razor for all of his time in Lexington. Jam takes us through the first few days of his new growth.

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Downtime

The JAB had the day off yesterday. Here’s a little taste of what they’re doing in Lexington when they’re not recording.

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Sunday. Drums, Bass, and Dreams

Today, drummer Tom describes a dream and takes us through Sunday’s recording session…

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Sunday. Drums, Bass, and Dreams

Today, drummer Tom describes a dream and takes us through Sunday’s recording session…

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Day 4. Ryan: The Song Comes Through You

Today, guitarist Ryan takes over the blog…

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Day 3. Sweet T.

Terry Byrne, muliti-instrumentalist, takes us through Day 3. “You have to know the rules in order to break them.”

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Our First Day in the Studio

We’ve got something from both the band and Alex on the first full day of recording with Duane at Shangri-la Productions. First up, here’s what happened with the band . . .

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On the road to Lexington

Today, drummer Tom describes a dream and takes us through Sunday’s recording session…

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Ryan on the release of “Riot”

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

Read More

Alex on the “Riot video shoot

Shooting our video for Riot paralleled a lot of the experiences with The JAB this year. It reinforced how far the band has…

Read More

Tom on the “Riot” video shoot

I had a really fun time filming the performance section of the “Riot” video. We worked the song in practice a lot to…

Read More

Jam on mixing the album.

Man was that rough!!! I’ve always been in the room with the engineer when mixing a record in the past. This time, it was all done remotel..

Read More

Tom on the final mixes.

“What is best for the song, not the ego of a specific band member.”

Read More

Terry on the House of Blues Show

Since we’ve been back in Chicago, the band has been operating on a new level musically. In Lexington…

Read More

Jam. We didn’t kill each other.

Upon the eve of the release of the band’s new record, Consume, I couldn’t be more excited and in alignment with the art that we’ve…

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Tom’s last Lexington blog

It is my last blog for Lexington and I am very sad. I have loved this experience. I sit here in the studio…

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Alex: All about that bass.

Today was all about the bass to some degree! A good day indeed. We spent the morning and afternoon finishing up bass lines…

Read More

Ryan. 10 hours on the guitar.

Today was a big day; 10 hours of recording various guitar parts. We cruised through 8 songs and laid down

Read More