Purple Strange

Purple Strange are made up of a few familiar names. While wandering through France a few years ago, Stroud wrote a batch of songs about rivers, fake forests and honey-bowl lepers, but he didn’t have a band. He turned to his drummer friend Matt about recording his songs. Kurt was asked to play bass, and…

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Darkhorse High finished tracking and mixing at Witch Ape

Darkhorse High finished tracking and mixing at Witch Ape. These guys have somewhat of a retro sound to the song writing while remaining contemporary and fresh. Alex Rasmussen and Nate form the core of the band and the songs that we recorded started out as being soley acoustic until Alex was joined by drummer Nate…

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Acoustic drums

I am from the school of thought that a snare drum should have a serious crack to the attack and a good throaty girth that seems to live in the low-mids.  Piccolo snares are great in funk, salsa, latino and orchestral applications when used sparingly but they don’t have a commanding sound in rock, punk,…

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