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Rick Finsta 21st July 2015 02:49 PM

Upcoming work with Flogging Molly
I noticed you have an upcoming project with Flogging Molly listed on your website. How will you approach such a mixture of folk instruments? Do you go into a project like that with a certain workflow already imagined or is a more organic process? Do you already have an idea of how the instruments will fit together or is it something you have to look at bar by bar in the mix depending on what's happening in the song?

BoogieMotel 22nd July 2015 01:55 PM

I couldn't be more excited about Flogging Molly. They are one of my fave bands and play together like a band
Their instincts are amazing together
On a record like theirs the songs and song arrangement is everything
Once you get the arrangement its like pouring a foundation
the framing and the house will go up seamlessly and naturally
I have lots of experience with multi instruments and they've played so many gigs together its gonna be great
no need to overthink or over perseverate the process
its natural
its gonna be great
we are still in the writing stage and pre pro stage so stay posted for something by 2016 .. since they are on the road all summer now and we won't be back together till late summer
early fall ..

Rick Finsta 23rd July 2015 03:30 PM

Thanks for the answer! So will they be recording "live?" Mics galore and gobos in a big room?

BTW they seem to find great engineers because the Salty Dog cruise last year had some of the most amazing live sound I've ever heard. Maybe I'll hear some of your production work next March on a beach in the Bahamas...

BoogieMotel 23rd July 2015 07:34 PM

i will definitely be on the cruise .. !!

Rick Finsta 28th July 2015 04:58 AM

Pro tip to thank you for you time here: Guiness and softserve floats. They've got a softserve machine right on the deck and the Guiness comes in buckets.