Ok, not really. Just in MY house. Uh, actually just in my studio, to be exact. I have a few projects going on right now, and one in particular that I am REALLY excited about and finally ready to share....
I’m recording a Christmas album! Yep, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, and I get to live it for several months in a row! The good thing is, the coldish rainy season has recently been making its appearance here in my little corner of the country, so it’s not quite such a stretch to add in the Christmas cheer. And another exciting thing is that my sweet husband is helping me design and build a small portable studio to create the dead space I need for a good recording. It’s kind-of an experimental sound booth - something having to do with PVC pipes and moving blankets - so this could either be Really Awesome, or......well, NOT Really Awesome. But, you know, necessity being the mother of invention, and all that. My hopes are high.
When it comes to Christmas music, I have several different genre moods that hit me throughout the season. And if you’re the person who has the Christmas playlist cued up and waiting for the following Christmas by February, you’ll understand. And I know, I know, there are the “Bah Humbug” people out there that cringe every time the 24-hour Christmas music starts playing on the radio (which I’m pretty sure last year began sometime in July...). Anyway, my hope is that this album will be pleasant enough to charm even the Scroogiest of Christmas Music Dreaders. I’m having a lot of fun with it so far, especially as it’s employing the lovely talents of some long-distance artists I know and love, but more on that later. My goal is to have it finished by the beginning of December so it can be enjoyed all season long. I’ll be posting more updates soon, so stay tuned!
So, can I get away with saying an early Merry Christmas, or is that just pushing it a little too far.....?