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WWA Unplugged 

Back in December the band did a special unplugged with friends show.  They reworked some of the tunes and added a violin and cello.  Here is a video of Outside Boston from that show, along with the original!  

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"Golden" 

Golden – This naturally came easiest of all the songs on Artificial Light. It delves into the reasons behind how and why we are ok with the situations we find ourselves in. I questioned why so often it takes a breaking point to actually see the light at the end of the tunnel. Whether it is a toxic relationship or the comfort in routine, both are like quicksand, and equally demoralizing to the growth of a person’s character. The line in the chorus “If We Were Somewhere Else We’d All Be Golden,” is a voice telling a person to change things up. Go somewhere new, meet new people try new things…..just get out of your comfort zone and live like you are in your wonder years and experiencing things for the first time!

~Tone


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Day 1: LA Bound 

It's 6 am at Boston Logan Airport.   It seemed like this day would never come and yet here we are with bags packed, pedal boards in hand, guitars in cases....meandering through the bag check lines, being chased down by power hungry Airport Supervisors.  Eventually we made it to the TSA checkpoints with guitars in tow, and not a single problem! We brought our good friend and videographer/ creative director Chris Cucinotto along to document the entire experience!!

We landed in LA around 12 pm grabbed our rental car and hit Hollywood Blvd.   We pulled into the Roosevelt Hotel where Antonio's cousin works.  She was able to comp our valet parking, and we got special treatment at the restaurant 25 degrees!!  Not a bad way to start the trip!  Thanks Callie!!!

It was surreal walking Hollywood Blvd, and actually being there in the thick of it.   We found a Zoltar machine while acting like tourists and following the star littered streets on the Blvd.  Tim couldn't wait to end up like Tom Hanks in "Big", so he fed that thing a dollar and made a wish!   We will let you know tomorrow if Zoltar had any effect..did we mention it is 65 degrees here today!  Sorry Boston!       

The Banana Bungalow was next on our list....ya it sounds like a sexual innuendo, but it is actually the Hostel we will be calling our home for the next 7 days.  We figured we would rough it out and experience/ take in all this trip has to offer in the least of luxurious ways.   Everyone always asks "why did you guys decide to go out to LA to record when you can do it at home".  That would be too easy people!  Some of the most exciting and inspirational things can happen when you remove yourself from the normalcy of your daily routine.  This is a challenge and an experience we will never have again and the growth that we will experience not only individually but as a band by throwing ourselves out there, will show through in our music!.

We capped the night off with a star lit view of the LA skyline atop a roof deck in Hollywood with family and friends.  Day number one in the books!!!!  Thank you all for the continued support!. 

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