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Recipe for a Healthy, Heapin' Portion of Blue-Eyed Soul Blues

Ingredients

The Blues (The inner most feelings)

Soul Music (The outer most feelings)

Ambiance (Music where you can hear the atmosphere.)

About The Crucible

The mixing bowl in which music is written, recorded and distributed to the public will determine the authenticity of the music. As musicians have sold their souls to the devil over the last 50 years, we have come to know music as the Music Business. Can authentic soul or blues music be found today? The thing about the blues is ... you can't stop it. And, we won't compromise it. Our Crucible: A bathtub, a boat, an attic, a basement, a bedroom ....

Mix Carefully -- Hand Stir

The problem with planning a song is that you rehearse, engineer, and produce away it's very essence -- the feeling. Familiarity breeds boredom, therefore; why not really mix it? Take real life people, put them together in a place with atmosphere, and let them make contact with the blues ... and let them find soul? As the inner feelings collide, or flow, with outer feelings, the sound is captured in a real world setting.

Why You Can't Find Music Like This

The layers upon layers of non-felt meddling that influence a typical music release prohibits the feeling from getting through. Is there anything you can do? Yes. First, make a sound that qualifies as the blues. Then, make a sound that qualifies as coming from a soul. (You can try mixing them together, and with other peoples sounds, after you loosen up a bit ... hehehehe.)

GUIDE TO BLUE-EYED SOUL BLUES

Click here for a much cooler, graphical index.

The Mohs' Scale rating will tell you the severity of the sound.

Ambient and Folk
Philadelphia's Flippy & The Flop Houseband
Rombox Paradox
Smokin' Blue Grass
Give Your Heart an Attack
The Soul Receptacles
The Cave Dwellers
Mother Nature's Suns
R.S.D.

Rock N' Roll, Progressive, Hypnotic and Expanding Space
S.I.D.D.
Psychedelic Awe Tax
Miles To Oz
Bass Sick In Stinks
The Trashing Thrills of the Millenium Mania Blues Band
Spontaneous Combustion
Drastic Undertow
Yzark


Aggressive, Punk, Heavy Meddle and Apparent Insanity
To Cause A Change
MegaEpix Enormous
Webdrones
Caustic Acoustics
cd d:\industrial\noize\pollution
The Electric Slugs

Compilation, Concept and Totaly Mixed Nutz
The Transition Times
Christmas Treasures
CROND
Yore Killin' Me
Smokin' Blue Grass
The Best of Phase 1
Watch For Fallging Angels
A Bizarre Bazaar
The Labyrinth