In early 2011, I donated a personalized song to the DC Arts Center’s “Experience Auction” fundraiser. The winner was my old friend, Dee Snyder, and she asked me to adapt her original poem into a song. With a little rewriting into a song structure and setting to music, I think it came out nicely. Check out the video below!
Our CD, Bees on the Vine is available for mail-order through the milkmachine web store. Featuring 13 songs, an 8-page booklet with amazing artwork by Heiko Müller, lyrics, and information. The cardboard “digipak” packaging has been manufactured using 100% Green forestry Practices Certified board stock and the CD tray is 100% recycled plastic.
As many of you know, we have been working for a long time to record our first full length album. We’re incredibly excited about the finished product and can’t wait to share it with you! The official release date has been set for May 7.
To celebrate, we’ve got a killer show planned with American Sinner at the Red Palace (www.redpalacedc.com) in Northeast Washington DC. We’ll have copies of the CD for sale at the show for $10. If you can’t make it out to the show, we’ll have copies available through the milkmachine web store, iTunes, Amazon, etc. starting in June.
Russ and Jared left for Minneapolis today in the minivan! As of 2:37pm, they were crossing state-lines into Pennsylvania, which is — according to Google Maps — about 99 miles outside the District. Only 1002 miles left to go…