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~ It’s not that I haven’t had these 10+ songs written, recorded and performed over some years now, since SAKLAD ’10. But behind the scenes in what has been coined the “Sak-Lab” I have been learning the fine art of … Continue reading
Lot’s of behind the scenes including recording new tracks for my 2012 album, have kept me closer to home since end of summer, but this week is a busy one~ 2 1/2 live shows & a broadcast, Yeah!!
~ First, Wed 10/19 10pm~ my long awaited broadcast taped with Charlie Sylvestri for Up Close & Acoustic on WPAZradio.com Pottstown Pa also Saturday 1pm Eastern on WCHE in West Chester, PA wche1520.com a performance and interview formatted radio program. Each week, Charlie welcomes a singer/songwriter or band, to promote that artist’s music and feature songs recorded just for that appearance, in an intimate and acoustic setting~ becomes a podcast here~ Up Close & Acoustic
23 min excerpt of 1 hr show, incl 3 songs live solo!
Up Close & Acoustic w Charlie Sylvestri by Larry Saklad
~ That same night KatManDu in Trenton, NJ hosts Indie Night & Acoustic Showcase 7pm – 11+, short set around 10:15 Bryan Cooper is joining on Cajon / perc featuring Kim De Meo w another 16 acts/ bands *Free, full act schedule~ serioussongwriter.com Here is another recording/video and chance to grab my SAKLAD album. This weekend we put the question up on facebook,”need help deciding which 3 songs to play Katmandu Wed 10/19” and have already gotten great responses (and a couple write-ins incl Freebird, but not, lol) Currently an overwhelming number of votes for “Just In Case”, then “Tethered”, “Salt In My Coffee” and some passionate requests for “Oh Philadelphia” & “Lull’bye”. Keep ‘em coming and we’ll play the winners Wed!
~ Friday Oct 21 near Doylestown, Pa is HopeTown Live, the Sound studio who’s been hosting a bi-weekly new series of acoustic concerts (BYOB), with Ansel Mathews (NYC) *all ages. 7pm door, 8pm loooooong set~ some featuring Kim De Meo on vocals and Bryan Cooper joins on drums & perc. It’s a studio, some songs on piano, acoustic & organic, some 12 string Guild guitar, and sweet electric Guild for some. Well worth coming out to 5985 Carversville Rd. MAP the list of Fall performers runs a who’s who of local artists, honored to be among.
We’re recording- partake in our sonic goosebumps + comfy cozy seating!
~ So what is the 1/2 show left, you ask? …I almost forgot, on Thursday morning, yes 9:15am at Philly’s World Cafe Live downstairs, David Rowan~ guitar, Doug Grigsby~ bass, Daryl A Burgee~ drums and I~ piano/keys, “Wet Pet” are doing 3 songs live, recorded by Drexel U Sound recording class who’ll mic us up and multi-trak our ferocious “Ultra Medieval Funk”. I’m back here Nov. 3 when the SAKLAD crew rock the house in more acoustic fashion!
~ If you’d like a preview of the recording I’ve been up to, here’s a rhythm only/ no vocals sampling of
All Of A Sudden BTs & El Gtr by Larry Saklad “All Of A Sudden” © (with full lyrics for my next album due 2012). … dig the cheesy organ solo and feel~ a friend describes ala Leon Russel(ish)!
~ So there you have it, every effort to get you guys a chance to hear me, whether live show, or broadcast, or podcast, but remember, it never sounds as good as LIVE (and I been practicing + some brand new stuff!) Happy Fall!
ps~ stay tuned for Nov news on a new recording for Christmas time…