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Showing posts from December 8, 2007

"The Cello is Such a Melancholy Instrument..." --Richie Blackmoor

It's also an incredibly rich and powerful string sound, Mr. Blackmoor! I had the good fortune to be introduced to Amanda Lawrence, string player extraordinaire at Type Foundry studio last week. Amanda came down to join forces with The Valiant Arms and lay down a cello track for our next record. The sound is fantastic! Huge and resonant, but with that sensitive string scratch sound when the bow is lifted. I absolutely loved it. And Amanda had the COOLEST shoes I may have ever seen. Stylie cello/violin/viola-ist that she is! Thank you, Amanda!