|The CD is almost done! We
have a master back from Dan Dugan Sound Design and
are currently focused on the cover art. We are also pleased to announce the addition
of Windwood to our group. His playing compliments the music we have created in the
studio and he will be an excellent addition to our live performances. Keep an eye
open for our upcoming CD release and live performances.
After a break of 2 years, during which the birds were doing live performances, they
re-entered Chez Lapin and began the long process of overdubbing, editing, and
mixing the CD. The summer was hot and so was the inside of that little sound room!!!
In addition, Raven began field recording nature sounds that
became an integral part of the CD. Her recording adventures took her to Northern
California, the Utah wilderness, and locations within Salt Lake City.
The recording of The Wheel Turns, the first full-length recording of the Curious
Birds is well underway. We've been working diligently to capture the essence and
energy of a series of songs with a common theme, written over the course of six years.
The CD is a project that the band has wanted to do for several years.
Now everything is in place were finally doing it. We're recording the CD and the Studio
Chez Lapin, headquarters of Shapeshifting, Inc. It is a place filled with
magical energies, laughter and fun, and a lively spirit that has found itself on our
recording more than once. Lightning, one of the Shapeshifting mascots, has
even tried his hand a singing a few bars for the CD. Bunny Jerkins, the patron saint
of Chez Lapin, even pokes his head out for a bit of mischief every once in a
We're recording eleven original songs for the CD. All have themes related to the
cycles of life, change and growth, and the celebration of the seasons.
Will You Still Love Me?
The Wheel Turns
and one to grow on...
Working in the digital studio has helped us
add depth to our music in a way we have not been able to do live. We've been able to
add instruments and details to our songs that we've only heard in our heads to this point.
We have enjoyed this new flexibility, which has enhanced our creative approach to
We hope to complete the work soon, though the
process has been so fun thus far, we're in no hurry.
More information on the way...