May 24, 2014

News:

  • Great article on the making of Sam Llanas' "The Whole Night Thru" -Appears today in Sound & Vision Magazine and on the The SoundBard- Story by Mike Mettler -
    Former BoDeans Vocalist Sam Llanas Reveals How to Capture a Great Performance to Make a Record Hit Hard and Fast

    http://www.soundbard.com/soundbard/former-bodeans-vocalist-sam-llanas-reveals-how-to-capture-a-great-performance-to-make-a-record-hit-hard-and-fast/

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

  • Great article on the making of Sam Llanas"The Whole Night Thru" - with Gary Tanin and Ric Probst - Appears today inSound & Vision Magazine and on the The SoundBard - Story by Mike Mettler -
    Former BoDeans Vocalist Sam Llanas Reveals How to Capture a Great Performance to Make a Record Hit Hard and Fast
    BY MIKE METTLER — JANUARY 28, 2015

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

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  • Sound & Vision Magazine - Former BoDeans Vocalist Sam Llanas Owns the Sound of the Night

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace — has touched the soul of indelible songs like “Closer to Free,” “Feed the Fire,” and “Rickshaw Riding,” and on The Whole Night Thru (Llanas Music), Llanas opens up his palette on deeply personal tracks like “Deja Vu” and “I’m Still Alive” to achieve an even more honest aural identity. “We did decide early on that we would like to make a record that would be engaging on headphones,” he reports.

    By Mike Mettler • Posted: Jan 28, 2015

    Here, Llanas, 53, and I (along with producer Gary Tanin) discuss the importance of equipment choices and microphone placement, how to make a record that hits “hard and fast,” and his favorite BoDeans album. The man is very much still alive and kicking.

    Here, Llanas, 53, and I (along with producer Gary Tanin) discuss the importance of equipment choices and microphone placement, how to make a record that hits “hard and fast,” and his favorite BoDeans album. The man is very much still alive and kicking.

  • Love & Hope & Sound & Audio Dreams: Vocalist extraordinaire Sam Llanas and Mike Mettler discuss production values, getting great vocals in the studio, and his favorite BoDeans album, now posted on The SoundBard. (A shorter version of this interview appears on Sound & Vision.)

    http://www.soundbard.com/soundbard/former-bodeans-vocalist-sam-llanas-reveals-how-to-capture-a-great-performance-to-make-a-record-hit-hard-and-fast/

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

    “I’ve always been a fan of records that tastefully use effects to enhance the listening experience,” says Sam Llanas, former vocalist/guitarist for roots-rock pioneers BoDeans, now ensconced in a full-time solo career. Llanas’ distinct vocal tone — which resides somewhere between gravel and grace —…

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