Ryan and I return with plenty o’ band news including a plug for the Unwind Lovespirals/Love Spirals Downwards Spotlight, remixes of “Motherless Child” from our upcoming new album, a newly podsafe remix of “Walk Away”, and potential live shows, plus an explanation of our studio band VS performing band predicament, and news of our future recording studio. PLUS we share a clip from the brand new MoShang “No Place Like Home” Mix of “Motherless Child.” Don’t miss it!
This week’s episode of Unwind with Anji Bee is a half-hour feature on Lovespirals, and its earlier incarnation, Love Spirals Downwards. Band founder, Ryan Lum, joins show hostess and Lovespirals vocalist, Anji Bee, in-studio to discuss the band’s 16 year history during one of the most revolutionary periods in music. From 8 track cassette to digital recording, indie record label success to totally indie self-release, fanzine and college radio to website and podcasts – we talk a bit about all the changes the band has experienced. We also premier a brand new track from our upcoming album!
- “Amarillo” Love Spirals Downwards Ever (1996)
- “Love’s Labours Lost” Love Spirals Downwards Idylls (1992)
- “Subsequently” Love Spirals Downwards Ardor (1994)
- “Windblown Kiss” Lovespirals Windblown Kiss (2002)
- “Our Nights” Lovespirals Windblown Kiss (2002)
- “Sandcastles (Podsafe Edit)” Lovespirals Free & Easy (2005)
- “Abide” Lovespirals Free & Easy (2005)
- “Motherless Child” Lovespirals Long Way From Home (Oct. 2007)
- “Unwind Theme Song” Lovespirals Unwind Podcast (2007) Free Mp3
Man today was a scorcher! Here in Long Beach, less than a mile from the ocean, it was well over 90. I read that even San Francsico was in the 90’s. I’m a little scared that this may be an indicator of what this summer may bring. Last summer, particularly July, was the worst. Around 3 in the afternoon, my shade protected house would get way too hot to bear then. I’d take refuge in a movie theater or bookstore. It was next to impossible to get any music done. Music gear gets too hot and can overheat, unless you have air conditioning which most buildings here do not have since the weather here has been mild for most of its history. Climate change is real. Today when it became too hot, Anji and I had some pie and ice cream at a local pie centric restaurant, all of which had a positive chilling effect. The weather should get back to closer to normal over the next few days; more reason to get our album completed, which it pretty much is.
Ryan and Anji jump back into the band podcast with breaking news of the digg.com HD-DVD controversy, which has further evolved since recording this, plus the band give you an update on the new Lovespirals CD, ask listeners for advice on the new album title, announce potential future gigs, share gnome news, read an awesome fan email from Juan, debate album posters VS postcards, and share a clip from the infamous new song #9, “Treading the Water.” Don’t miss this jam packed episode!