My brother wants to meet my son and I in Kansas City for the QAL July 9th concert...I was so surprised!! I didn't know if I was going to be able to go but I just can't miss this opportunity....and to get my brother to watch a QAL concert is soooo great for me!
I thought I'd asks first, before we go for tickets, if anyone knew of someone selling 4 tickets? I am hoping there are still good tickets on the ticket site, too. I am not good of understanding the ticket sites and what's available. Thanks.
There are still some pretty good seats for this concert on the official ticket site. Row 18 above the B stage on the side sec. 117. $175.
AXS Premium has some more expensive tickets -- in 2's but there are 2 Row 7 and 2 Row 8 floor seats for $250 each. A great deal if you want to be close and not pay for the VIP package.
Hmmmm, that looks more like a rehearsal studio rather than a recording studio.
Not if he's using real instruments to record, like he said he wanted to. There would still be a recording booth so his voice can be isolated. We are just so used to see isolation booth + sound boards these days, that we forget there used to actually be real live musicians at recording sessions. Remember the video for FYE album, when he popped open the door and thanked a full orchestra for being there!
I wonder if the music we hear in the background is Adam's music on playback, because it sounds pretty cool!
ITA That is set up for recording -- and the bit of music sounds interesting.
I cannot say how happy I am to see Adam in a recording studio with real drums and real keys. Now I hope guitars are involved.
I am starting to get very, very interested in exactly what he is recording.
Also he might be farther along with the album than he is letting on. Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
That was July of 2016. Things change. I remember when Shosh was "confirming" that his 3rd album would be with RCA. Things change! I love Max and his work! He works with the artists. IMO, Max doesn't have a 'sound" like so many think. Taylor Swift is about as different from the Weeknd as one can get. But Max produced big hits for both those artists. I just don't see any indications that Max is involved. Not even any one from his team, so far. No Wolf Cousins!
The only slight, possible association that I recall with WC was the day he and ToveLo were out and about together.
Max Martin and Shellback work with artists and songwriters who have nothing to do with the Wolf Cousins -- as were some of the songs on TOH. I guess we'll see when A4 promo really starts or if Adam mentions something about it in an interview.
Trying to understand this recording process. We know of at least 4 "recording/writing" sessions....the one in London, the one with Nile, one with the co-writers of TOH demo and now this one. I see Patti thinks at lease this one..and maybe others....are actual recording sessions...not demos. So will he take this eclectic mix of recording studio sessions to Max Martin and team and they will cull, modify, re-do, re-mix, etc? It's an interesting process....there's so much of the details I don't fully understand. BUT......He's WORKING ON NEW MUSIC !
Thanks to Sarah...maybe we'll know if this is more than a single song session.
I am of the opinion that perhaps Max is not producing this album. And as far as spending the night, my guess is yes. Why drive all the way out there, if not?
Adam already confirmed he is working with Max Martin and Shellback again. And I know from a separate source that Shellback is taking the lead on this album.
Wanted to add that I doubt Adam went out to the desert to record Ddmos! Nope, this is actual recording! What a cool backstory for the album! "Recorded at Pink Studios!" SO EXCITED!!
He could have gone there for a writing and demo recording session. Then if the track(s) are selected go to a local LA studio to record the final vocals. That is what he did for some of the tracks on his last album and for at least one track on Trespassing. [Not specifically the desert but he did demos in London, Sweden, Florida -- places farther away than Palm Springs.
And in at least one case, his demo vocal recording is the released track.
There are two kinds of demos -- spec demos used to get a label interested in funding a project and songwriting demos used to submit to the label for selection by the team (usually including the artist) to include on the album. Adam is almost certainly working on the later. And major label artist work in all kinds of inspirational places with collaborators for writing/recording sessions.
That's a great location to get away from all sorts of distractions and focus on music! I see also his musical director from the TOH tour is there. You can also spend the night if you want to stay a couple of days.
CO-FOUNDER | EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & MUSICAL DIRECTOR
Most notably known for being legendary rock band Queen’s musical director and keyboard player since 1984, British multi instrumentalist Spike Edney has toured, recorded and performed with many of the living and late legends of our time. His career began in the mid 70’s as keyboard player and musical director for Soul & Motown legends Ben E. King and Edwin Starr. In the 80’s, after tours and studio work with Bob Geldof’s Boomtown Rats, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Thomas Dolby, Haircut 100 and Duran Duran, Spike commenced his 32 year career with Queen.
The 90’s saw the launch of The SAS Band a.k.a. Spike’s All-Star Band, featuring many of the legendary recording artists he has worked with over the years. It is from his extensive network of top producers, engineers, songwriters and musicians in the industry, that he will call upon to provide their services at Pink Satellite Studios.
Oh, this is an exciting place to see Adam working. It is a studio where you go to work with musicians -- particularly vintage guitars!
Adam said that A4 would be more bluesy and have real instruments. Here's hoping!
Also, something seems so right to me about Adam recording in the CA desert!!
You might remember Matt Giraud from Adam's season of American Idol. (I really liked him, his new track is kind of generic IMO, but nice to see he's doing some interesting work.) Lyndey Parker has a nice piece about his latest song plus video. The song, co-written by Giraud and The Real World Denver cast member/singer-songwriter Davis Mallory and featuring Giraud on lead vocals, will be included on Hear My Voice, the upcoming EP by KELLR (who has worked his remix magic for Usher and Wyclef Jean). www.yahoo.com/music/video-premiere-kellr-american-idols-matt-giraud-shine-in-faded-144316332.html
ETA: In the non-Ticketmaster venues that have Flash Tickets -- a lot of fans have VIP tickets that are not as good as the Flash tickets. And most the VIP tickets are hard to resell because of the Will-Call requirement.
ETA: Just to be fair to the tribute -- it starts off really well with a tribute from Andrew Ridgeley, Shirlie Holliman and Pepsi De Macque who then introduced Chris Martin. It would have been better to just use a recording of George Michael and lots of photos. He was such a great vocalist. My big question is -- where was Elton John? [Also, shame on the Brit Awards for shoving in a photo of Prince with no mention. He deserved better or just leave him out.]
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Nov 5, 2016 15:14:38 GMT -5
barnowl: Happy thanksgiving to all at atop im very thankful and grateful for this little haven and all the lovely people here
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kayleedave: Hello everyone.
Dec 2, 2016 7:42:40 GMT -5
barnowl: Sophie, I'm building up the courage to post on main thread,I've followed Adam since Idol and been a visitor since planet fierce ,everyday I 'm here, I'm from the U.K.
Dec 6, 2016 19:32:26 GMT -5
SophieB: Barnowl....I'm in the UK too! Took me 2 yrs to post! lol. Natives are friendly here on Atop....so many different nationalities. Just make a post saying how you got to know Adam (we love reading the different intros to him) and you are up and running. X
Dec 7, 2016 11:38:34 GMT -5
LindaG23: So kayleedave, barnowl found her way to the Daily News thread why don't you give it a try. There's nothing we like more than welcoming new posters!
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wal: New link: https://www.periscope.tv/itsSelman/1djGXZgZBXRxZ
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lorraine: Thank you Betty for the beautiful cakes. Those cherries on top---simply scrumptious---I'm salivating. One of the reasons my day will be extra lovely today is because people like you are in the world.
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