Nashville album recording

By Tattletale Saints

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Nashville Album Recording

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Grammy Award winning producer Tim O’Brien has asked the independent NZ duo Tattletale Saints to come to Nashville and record an album with him and Grammy Award winning engineer David Ferguson.

Tim O’Brien won a Grammy Award for his 2005 recording Fiddler’s Green, and is one of Americas top bluegrass and acoustic songwriters, multi-instrumentalists and producers.

The band (guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Cy Winstanley and double bassist/vocalist Vanessa McGowan) will travel to Nashville, Tennessee in January 2013 to record at the Butcher Shoppe Recording Studio with Grammy Award winning engineer David Ferguson. The studio is part owned by acclaimed singer-songwriter John Prine and is the birthplace of many of Johnny Cash’s hit records.

Cy of Tattletale Saints says, “It’ll be a huge honor to work with Tim, Vanessa and I have been massive fans for a long time and he’s right up there with the best in the world for our style of music. Plus, to cut the record in John Prine’s studio in Nashville…that’s serious business!”

O’Brien is supporting the independent duo by keeping the costs as low as possible but the cost of the studio, production, mastering and flights to Nashville will still cost $20,000 NZD and this is where the band needs your help to bring this opportunity to fruition.

The band will cover the cost of pressing the album and the postage for all the rewards claimed so every cent you pledge will go towards the actual recording of the album, and seeing this Tennessee dream become a reality.


Need a hand understanding the pledging process? Check out this handy guide video



More about the band

Originally based in London, UK, Winstanley and McGowan performed as Her Make Believe Band releasing the band’s debut album AM Radio in 2009 to critical acclaim in the UK and New Zealand. Since returning to New Zealand they have performed as guest artists at the Auckland Folk Festival 2012 and spread their unique blend of Americana, pop, folk and jazz throughout New Zealand on two nationwide tours and frequent Auckland performances. 

Press for AM Radio included Uncut Magazine UK who described songwriter/ vocalist/guitarist Cy Winstanley as “a potent songwriter with a voice gently reminiscent of Paul Simon” while vocalist/bassist Vanessa McGowan “adds beguiling harmonies”Graham Reid, New Zealand's foremost music journalist, described AM Radio as a "delightful album...hooks you in with melodies and keeps you there by virtue of the words...very sharp stuff"


New Zealand tour 2013 will include:

Auckland
Whangarei
Raglan
Thames
Te Pahu
Wanganui
Tokomaru
Wellington
Napier
Wairoa
Gisborne
Hanmer Springs
Picton
Nelson
Dunedin
Oamaru
Invercargill
Christchurch


Comments

Updates 7

Update 6 / target surpassed!

06/11/2012 at 9:38 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61zuzsX82lA

Update 5 / nearly there!

28/10/2012 at 12:56 AM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUkk4FBx2n8&feature=youtu.be

Update 4 / National Radio / Upcoming shows / 2013 tour dates

12/10/2012 at 10:43 AM

Pledge Update 4 from the band including info on the National Radio performance, upcoming shows and the tour next year.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J80Dz7TSudc

http://soundcloud.com/tattletalesaints/national-radio-afternoons-nz

New Zealand Tour 2013 - Tattletale Saints coming to a town near you

26/09/2012 at 7:10 AM

We've had our noses to the grindstone (or the emails and spreadsheet in this case) and are pleased to give you a preview of the confirmed towns on our New Zealand album release tour next year.

If you were thinking of pledging for the reward with tickets to a show but weren't sure we'd be coming your way, here you go!

We'll be touring in May/April with a box of albums fresh off the press and have confirmed the following:

Auckland
Whangarei
Raglan
Thames
Te Pahu
Wanganui
Tokomaru
Wellington
Napier
Wairoa
Gisborne
Hanmer Springs
Picton
Nelson
Dunedin
Oamaru
Invercargill
Christchurch

We have room for a couple more and would love to play in Geraldine, Greymouth and Wanaka but can't find venues yet (Franks in Greymouth seems to have closed and the Riverhouse in Wanaka is taking a break) so send any ideas our way and we'll try to make it happen.

Nashville - Stetson hats and pearly white teeth

23/09/2012 at 3:29 AM

As we write this update we are at $10,220 which is over halfway and already slip sliding towards the final goal. Thanks everyone who has pledged so far, we have been blown away by your generosity and support.

There was a wee flurry of pledges just after our Good Morning performance on Friday. If you missed it (or just want to watch it again), here's a link to the two songs. We debuted one of the songs we've just finished for the album, "Emily".
http://tvnz.co.nz/good-morning/extra-210912-tattletale-video-5098019

Here's a wee update video for you. A projection, if you will, of what we expect Nashville in January to be like... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VurzD6nR_Do


Songs From The Backyard - a new video for your viewing pleasure

20/09/2012 at 4:36 AM

Recorded on a wintery evening around a pool in Te Atatu... fairy lights, palm trees and a brazier to keep us warm.

Thanks and hip flask

02/09/2012 at 9:31 PM

Over $4000 in a week, wow! Thanks so much to everyone who's pledged and shared the campaign. Here's a little thank you video including a sample of the TTS hip flask and some info about how the 2013 release tour is coming along.

    Pledgers 226

    Brenda Overend
    2012-10-05 14:04:59 +1300
    Graham Young
    2012-10-05 14:02:47 +1300
    David Thompson
    2012-10-05 13:56:24 +1300
    Ian McCallum
    2012-10-05 13:50:49 +1300
    sally reid
    2012-10-05 13:44:41 +1300
    Suzanna Magee
    2012-10-04 10:13:32 +1300
    James Kuegler
    2012-10-04 09:18:14 +1300
    Beth
    2012-10-04 00:31:38 +1300
    Kendal Cross
    2012-10-03 20:17:47 +1300
    Florence Hartigan
    2012-10-03 05:05:10 +1300
    Bella Leslie
    2012-10-02 20:40:41 +1300
    Alec & Jenny Healy
    2012-10-02 17:15:13 +1300
    Madeline Beasley
    2012-10-02 12:57:12 +1300
    Robert Hielkema
    2012-10-01 23:42:00 +1300
    Poisson Sophie
    2012-09-28 07:36:20 +1200
    Katherine Don
    2012-09-26 19:54:40 +1200
    Mel Parsons
    2012-09-26 18:33:15 +1200
    Robert Crockett
    2012-09-26 13:42:47 +1200
    Gregor Ronald
    2012-09-26 11:16:55 +1200
    Zanna Gillespie
    2012-09-26 10:54:11 +1200
    Suzanne Butler
    2012-09-23 21:04:24 +1200
    Gaynor Eskriett
    2012-09-23 15:40:58 +1200
    Geoff & Jan Howard
    2012-09-23 15:03:22 +1200
    Tim Tapsell
    2012-09-22 01:13:33 +1200
    Doug Makinson
    2012-09-21 20:38:19 +1200
    Tilly Harvey
    2012-09-21 19:37:12 +1200
    Alistair McLeod
    2012-09-21 12:13:25 +1200
    Dan & Marcia Grimshaw
    2012-09-21 10:45:26 +1200
    Tanya J
    2012-09-21 10:38:51 +1200
    Rachel Alexander
    2012-09-21 10:04:00 +1200

    Followers 5

    Followers of Nashville album recording

    Nashville Album Recording

    Project 2012-08-12 22:23:51 +1200

    Grammy Award winning producer Tim O’Brien has asked the independent NZ duo Tattletale Saints to come to Nashville and record an album with him and Grammy Award winning engineer David Ferguson.

    Tim O’Brien won a Grammy Award for his 2005 recording Fiddler’s Green, and is one of Americas top bluegrass and acoustic songwriters, multi-instrumentalists and producers.

    The band (guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Cy Winstanley and double bassist/vocalist Vanessa McGowan) will travel to Nashville, Tennessee in January 2013 to record at the Butcher Shoppe Recording Studio with Grammy Award winning engineer David Ferguson. The studio is part owned by acclaimed singer-songwriter John Prine and is the birthplace of many of Johnny Cash’s hit records.

    Cy of Tattletale Saints says, “It’ll be a huge honor to work with Tim, Vanessa and I have been massive fans for a long time and he’s right up there with the best in the world for our style of music. Plus, to cut the record in John Prine’s studio in Nashville…that’s serious business!”

    O’Brien is supporting the independent duo by keeping the costs as low as possible but the cost of the studio, production, mastering and flights to Nashville will still cost $20,000 NZD and this is where the band needs your help to bring this opportunity to fruition.

    The band will cover the cost of pressing the album and the postage for all the rewards claimed so every cent you pledge will go towards the actual recording of the album, and seeing this Tennessee dream become a reality.


    Need a hand understanding the pledging process? Check out this handy guide video



    More about the band

    Originally based in London, UK, Winstanley and McGowan performed as Her Make Believe Band releasing the band’s debut album AM Radio in 2009 to critical acclaim in the UK and New Zealand. Since returning to New Zealand they have performed as guest artists at the Auckland Folk Festival 2012 and spread their unique blend of Americana, pop, folk and jazz throughout New Zealand on two nationwide tours and frequent Auckland performances. 

    Press for AM Radio included Uncut Magazine UK who described songwriter/ vocalist/guitarist Cy Winstanley as “a potent songwriter with a voice gently reminiscent of Paul Simon” while vocalist/bassist Vanessa McGowan “adds beguiling harmonies”Graham Reid, New Zealand's foremost music journalist, described AM Radio as a "delightful album...hooks you in with melodies and keeps you there by virtue of the words...very sharp stuff"


    New Zealand tour 2013 will include:

    Auckland
    Whangarei
    Raglan
    Thames
    Te Pahu
    Wanganui
    Tokomaru
    Wellington
    Napier
    Wairoa
    Gisborne
    Hanmer Springs
    Picton
    Nelson
    Dunedin
    Oamaru
    Invercargill
    Christchurch


    Comments

    Update 6 / target surpassed!

    06/11/2012 at 9:38 AM

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61zuzsX82lA

    Update 5 / nearly there!

    28/10/2012 at 12:56 AM

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUkk4FBx2n8&feature=youtu.be

    Update 4 / National Radio / Upcoming shows / 2013 tour dates

    12/10/2012 at 10:43 AM

    Pledge Update 4 from the band including info on the National Radio performance, upcoming shows and the tour next year.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J80Dz7TSudc

    http://soundcloud.com/tattletalesaints/national-radio-afternoons-nz

    New Zealand Tour 2013 - Tattletale Saints coming to a town near you

    26/09/2012 at 7:10 AM

    We've had our noses to the grindstone (or the emails and spreadsheet in this case) and are pleased to give you a preview of the confirmed towns on our New Zealand album release tour next year.

    If you were thinking of pledging for the reward with tickets to a show but weren't sure we'd be coming your way, here you go!

    We'll be touring in May/April with a box of albums fresh off the press and have confirmed the following:

    Auckland
    Whangarei
    Raglan
    Thames
    Te Pahu
    Wanganui
    Tokomaru
    Wellington
    Napier
    Wairoa
    Gisborne
    Hanmer Springs
    Picton
    Nelson
    Dunedin
    Oamaru
    Invercargill
    Christchurch

    We have room for a couple more and would love to play in Geraldine, Greymouth and Wanaka but can't find venues yet (Franks in Greymouth seems to have closed and the Riverhouse in Wanaka is taking a break) so send any ideas our way and we'll try to make it happen.

    Nashville - Stetson hats and pearly white teeth

    23/09/2012 at 3:29 AM

    As we write this update we are at $10,220 which is over halfway and already slip sliding towards the final goal. Thanks everyone who has pledged so far, we have been blown away by your generosity and support.

    There was a wee flurry of pledges just after our Good Morning performance on Friday. If you missed it (or just want to watch it again), here's a link to the two songs. We debuted one of the songs we've just finished for the album, "Emily".
    http://tvnz.co.nz/good-morning/extra-210912-tattletale-video-5098019

    Here's a wee update video for you. A projection, if you will, of what we expect Nashville in January to be like... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VurzD6nR_Do


    Songs From The Backyard - a new video for your viewing pleasure

    20/09/2012 at 4:36 AM

    Recorded on a wintery evening around a pool in Te Atatu... fairy lights, palm trees and a brazier to keep us warm.

    Thanks and hip flask

    02/09/2012 at 9:31 PM

    Over $4000 in a week, wow! Thanks so much to everyone who's pledged and shared the campaign. Here's a little thank you video including a sample of the TTS hip flask and some info about how the 2013 release tour is coming along.
      Brenda Overend
      2012-10-05 14:04:59 +1300
      Graham Young
      2012-10-05 14:02:47 +1300
      David Thompson
      2012-10-05 13:56:24 +1300
      Ian McCallum
      2012-10-05 13:50:49 +1300
      sally reid
      2012-10-05 13:44:41 +1300
      Suzanna Magee
      2012-10-04 10:13:32 +1300
      James Kuegler
      2012-10-04 09:18:14 +1300
      Beth
      2012-10-04 00:31:38 +1300
      Kendal Cross
      2012-10-03 20:17:47 +1300
      Florence Hartigan
      2012-10-03 05:05:10 +1300
      Bella Leslie
      2012-10-02 20:40:41 +1300
      Alec & Jenny Healy
      2012-10-02 17:15:13 +1300
      Madeline Beasley
      2012-10-02 12:57:12 +1300
      Robert Hielkema
      2012-10-01 23:42:00 +1300
      Poisson Sophie
      2012-09-28 07:36:20 +1200
      Katherine Don
      2012-09-26 19:54:40 +1200
      Mel Parsons
      2012-09-26 18:33:15 +1200
      Robert Crockett
      2012-09-26 13:42:47 +1200
      Gregor Ronald
      2012-09-26 11:16:55 +1200
      Zanna Gillespie
      2012-09-26 10:54:11 +1200
      Suzanne Butler
      2012-09-23 21:04:24 +1200
      Gaynor Eskriett
      2012-09-23 15:40:58 +1200
      Geoff & Jan Howard
      2012-09-23 15:03:22 +1200
      Tim Tapsell
      2012-09-22 01:13:33 +1200
      Doug Makinson
      2012-09-21 20:38:19 +1200
      Tilly Harvey
      2012-09-21 19:37:12 +1200
      Alistair McLeod
      2012-09-21 12:13:25 +1200
      Dan & Marcia Grimshaw
      2012-09-21 10:45:26 +1200
      Tanya J
      2012-09-21 10:38:51 +1200
      Rachel Alexander
      2012-09-21 10:04:00 +1200

      Followers of Nashville album recording

      This campaign was successful and got its funding on 31/10/2012 at 11:31 PM.