Tuesday, March 13, 2007

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Au Naturale


naturales grandes tocan la guitarra del rock y roll.


So we're completely overhauling The Mugs website. That's good news. Part of the new site will be a new improved Word Press version of this site. This here blogspot is going away. The new site will be a lot nicer and easier to use. The whole thing should be up shortly, but these things always take more time than expected. In the meantime, here is a snippet of music from The Big Naturals...

2006-3-21 Irish Jam

Guitar - Dennis Murphy
Bass - Brett Tieman

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

The Doors Are Open

At ~6:15 yesterday evening, the EPA declared our floor fit for re-entry. This is good news. The Mugs proper will be hole-ing up in the space for the next 4 days to begin recording finally. We will be taking a brief break to play at the Mercury Lounge tomorrow night (3/16) @ 8:30pm.

Enough news. We'll have some fresh music up shortly.

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Still locked out...

At least until next week... :(

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Quick News

Just so you know we're not slacking on the posts... the building in which we rehearse/record/etc. is currently on lock down (and has been for a week now). The recent Anthrax case in Brooklyn happened a short elevator ride away from us. We all wish Diomande a hopeful resolution to the illness. Take care friend.
Good health to all.
- The Mugs

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Recording 201

Hello all
We've received some requests that we tighten up the file formats for quicker downloading. Consider it done. I'm happy to say that people have responded positively to having access to this growing archive so we're going to start making it more user friendly. Expect the following changes:

- no more .wav files; only .mp3 or .m4a
- all files will be zipped
- total track time will be included in the post
- total file size will be listed in the post

Beyond that, we're going to be inviting more non Mugs performers into the space to diversify the sonic pallette and get more voices out there.

Also, if you would like a download edited, contact: mail@themugs.com. Let us know the track's date/name and what changes are desired. For example, we can isolate a 5 minute section inside of a 30+min jam. And/or, we can tighten an overall mix or the specific sound of an instrument(s).

Feedback is always encouraged.

The experimentation continues...

Thursday, February 16, 2006

#12 Shit Karate Party pt. 3 - Shit Karate

03 2006-2-10 Shit Karate [~30min .wav (zipped)]

Here is the untreated/unmixed Shit Karate set. After Ryan and Tom get a moment to mix this down, we'll post the updated version for comparison. In the meantime, enjoy the rawness.

Guitar - Tom Goss (drums ~20 min mark)
Drums - Ryan Raffa (guitar ~20min mark)

For booking, contact Tom through his myspace.