Dodos, Neko Case, Type Foundry and Wiffle Ball pt 1

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Hard to believe that day 30 of the Dodos recording just passed us by. Tracking and most of the mixing is now done but we move on back to the Burrows to finish mixing and even try some remixes.  Next week Minna Choi and the Magik* Magik Orchestra will be recording Minna’s arrangements at Tiny Telephone in SF for 6 tracks.  31 Knots recording man Jay Pellicci will be tracking!  This last two days over at Type Foundry, Neko Case came by to sing on about half of the record.  Her parts, which are amazingly rad, took the songs to an entirely new, higher, level. It was really great to record Neko while Meric and Logan jumped around the control room laughing with excitement. It was a great feeling to get to record Neko, who i’ve admired for years, and especially to get to find that she is such a nice person and easy to record. It turns out the greatest way to get us outside is Wiffle Ball. Daily pickle in the parking lot by dumpsters and breaking roof pieces is the way to go. Wiffle. A good week indeed. More to report soon as it digs its way through the crust…