Entries by Trevor

Day 2 at Noble Street

Another productive day at Noble Street Studios, tracking the “New World” project. We were aiming to record four songs today, but completed three (“African Sun”, “Prayer for Peace” and “Perpetual Existence”)  for a total of five songs thus far. This is difficult world music material and we have been making some slight changes to groove […]

Day 1 at Noble Street

A great Day 1 with the Band at Noble Street Studios today. We rolled into Noble Street at 11:15 a.m. for our set-up and line checks and were tracking by 2 p.m. after a quick break for lunch.  We then had a productive afternoon tracking two songs: Change the World and Wonderful New World. I […]

Packed and Ready to go …

My instruments and pedals are packed and ready to go for the start of tracking at Noble Street Studios tomorrow. I will be playing the following instruments (pictured above) on this recording project over the next five days: George Craske Acoustic Violin, Jacobus Van Soelen 5-String Acoustic Viola, Ned Steinberger 5-String Electric Violin, Carlo Cantini […]

Noble Street Recording Session :: Input List

Yesterday, recording engineer, Richard Cleaver,  forwarded me the following working input list for the start of tracking at Noble Street Studios on Monday: an impressive list of mics and pre-amps – a good starting point! The working title of this new recording project is NEW WORLD. We are feeling prepared and ready to go for […]

“New World” Project at Noble Street Studios

Tomorrow we have our final rehearsal in my home studio before entering  Noble Street Studios in Toronto next week with engineer, Richard Cleaver, to record the bed tracks of our next CD: “New World”. The primary purpose of Noble Street Studios is to provide the best music recording environment possible for musicians and producers in […]

Solar Project Update – Live and Connected to the Grid!

Yesterday Waterloo Energy successfully connected our home and Flyingbow Ministry office to the grid and got our wireless computer monitoring system booted up and online. Our Solar Panels are now live! It has been quite an involved process: from moving roof vents, re-shingling the house, installing the inverters & panels … to the final electrical […]

Solar Panel Install … Day 2

Day 2 of the Solar Panel install looked liked this …. The final solar panel is bolted into place … The Waterloo Energy Products team led by Jason Grieb are: Team Lead Hand – Mike Bolger Second Lead –  Paul Boles Panel Installer Labourer – Tim Wichers Panel Installer Labourer – Mark Pfohl Electricians – […]

Our Solar Energy Project began Yesterday …

Our microFIT Solar Energy Project began yesterday when the solar panels, micro inverters and rails were delivered by Waterloo Energy Products. 33 panels, like this, will be installed on the back half of our roof. Enphase Micro-inverters, one per solar panel, convert direct current (DC) electricity from each solar panel to alternating current (AC). The […]

Going Green … Decreasing our Footprint

Upon moving to our newer home back in 2008, we have been on a little quest, little by little, to “go green”. We are blessed to live in Guelph, Ontario,  a very green conscious town (with one of the best recycling programs in the country) where the popular culture is to be decreasing our footprint […]

New CD in the Works & Skip’s “Jazz Friends” Compilation

Happy New Year, friends! Wow … it has been a while since I last put some thoughts down on my blog …  hmm, isn’t this just is the way it is with blogging … the busier we get (and more we have to say) the LESS WE BLOG!??? Anyways, on the “Home Front” I have […]