I used to have a pretty big record collection back then. But the compact disc ruined it all…
When I was a teenager I had about 600 to 700 records. I was proud of my collection but then CD came around. I wanted to be an early adapter and started to sell all my albums to buy them on CD. What a big mistake… Many decades later I decided to release “Songs Like Horses” on vinyl. You will receive a test pressing before the real production starts. But how should I listen to a test pressing without owning a turntable?? Good question. I ordered an Audio-Technica turntable for a small amount of money. There were also some albums in my shelve. Presents from my good friend Tom G. Fischer (two Triptykon albums), and some LP that I purchased because of the fancy format and artwork. It was like coming home. Listening to the needle dropping onto the vinyl. Light crackles before the music started. I hadn’t a clue how much I missed that. It’s such a different hearing experience. Now I am starting to build up a new collection. Piece by piece. If you are curious what I am listening to, check out my (very tiny) collection on Discogs.
The second single “Road Movie” from the upcoming album “Songs Like Horses” is out now! Buy it on Bandcamp. Amazon, iTunes or Google Play. Also available on Spotify, Deezer etc. Here are some links for you!
And because you guys are awesome, you can download the song for FREE on Bandcamp. Get it here
The new single “Road Movie” by “The Haunted Echoes” will be released on the 7th of August through TBKS Records. We shot a video for this song on the 19th of July in Winterthur (Switzerland). Patti Marcantonio Strubi performs in a stunning Bauhaus location her choreography to “Road Movie”. A sinister story of a woman who has her own way to break up with her boyfriend. Here’s a little teaser. Enjoy the ride.
I once owned a Les Paul (for a very short time) and a Flying V2 from Gibson. After decades of not playing Gibson guitars I’ve found a Melody Maker on Reverb.com (the seller was Yeahman’s Guitars from Switzerland) an felt immediately in love. This model was built in November 2010 in Nashville. Not a real vintage guitar but with tons of vintage flavor. Plays and sounds great. When you grab this guitar, it’s like coming home. You start to play certain kind of licks and you don’t really know why. The Melody Maker makes you play different than you maybe play on other guitars. Damn… I’ve got the Gibson-Mojo-Virus again….
I always wanted a Gibson ES-330. This model has no sustain block and sounds just beautiful. My old friend Bodo Suss from Moon Music sells Stanford guitars and showed my the Crossroad Thinline 30. I was blown away by the quality and the sound. The nitro (!!!) finish is simply stunning. The P90 dog ears sound yummy. The guitar is made in China and proofs once more, than Chinese is not equal cheap. For a very reasonable price you even get a nice and sturdy hard case. The setup and overall finish is superb. The tuners are not only great looking but doing their job. When you grab this hollow body guitar for the first time, it’s like coming home. Like meeting an old friend.
You can hear this great guitar on the upcoming The Haunted Echoes Album “Songs Like Horses”. Treat yourself and get it here.