Things are coming apace on this li'l album of mine. We're still in what I've deemed "Mad Scientist Mode:" there are no rules, and everything can (and should) be tried at least once. Sample libraries are the Wonka's Factory of musicians; I can say something like "you know what would sound really great here? A mellotron," and lo and behold, I have one at my fingertips. While I've been off gallivanting with Brahms, Bach and Barber, Chris has been putting together rhythm tracks for our Yes List songs to use as backbones for further arranging.
There is, of course, every chance that the finished product will sound nothing like this, but our current kitchen sink mindset is a fun one to indulge.
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