Posts in the Category: COMMENTARY

It’s the night of the Oscars and we’re reminded of the recent disappointing news that an irreplaceable antique Martin acoustic guitar was destroyed in the film The Hateful Eight. Apparently, in a scene where Kurt Russell’s character decides to stop Jennifer Jason Leigh’s character from playing the guitar, there was supposed to be a cut. At   

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Part III in Don’s “behind-the-scenes” diary of the recording of the upcoming album Hotel Paradise: The planets aligned—“The Clubhouse” studio in Rheinbeck, NY was available for the last week of October, 2015—and everyone in the band could make it up north to record the Hotel Paradise album. So we rehearsed. And wrote. And rehearsed some   

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More behind-the-scenes commentary from Don Mularz: After leaving Big Pink it was time to check in at The Clubhouse and see the facility.  Up the drive past an old farmhouse, to a late 1800’s barn converted to accomodations for five, with an adjoining building in a style to match.  We were met by owner/engineer Paul   

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Don is writing a series of posts on the epic 7 days of recording sessions at The Clubhouse in Rhinebeck, New York. Here’s an installment: “So we had a concept, record an entire album in 7 days.  We had a great demo recorded live at Spectrum Recording Studios to help us fine tune the 11 songs.  Where   

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The name Dark Horse Flyer has an interesting genesis.  The band started as “Dark Horse”, inspired by how it evokes “come-from-behind” success.  Soon though, they found that the name has been used by some other bands and record labels.  They wondered if they could modify it somehow. Brainstorming on the band’s interest and respect in   

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