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Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Well if you talk to Bill Fitzgerald in Berywn he might let you put on a free show with a bucket( they have open mic night on Tuesdays which is pretty good but h John B Dec 5, 2010 12:00 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Jill, I feel like that old Mickey Rooney movie where the character says "Let's put on a show!!!!" :) David H. Dec 5, 2010 11:24 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Hi, everyone. I'm a 37 year old female vocalist in Palatine just now learning to play flute Sheryl Dec 5, 2010 11:12 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - HI Dave, I feel the exact same way...up here in Lake Forest with nowhere to play.? I did here there is an open mic at the brewery on old 1/2 day road called Flatlanders but it is late on a work night.? I have a regular work week so after 10 on a wo user 1. Dec 5, 2010 10:07 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - I echo Karen's statement. I can't have my inbox flooded like this, but I do wish to have a separate forum in which to opt into! Thanks Much! :) Shan user 2. Dec 5, 2010 8:45 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - I would prefer to only get emails that let me know about events, and to have more discussion-oriented i user 1. Dec 4, 2010 11:28 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - Yes, the email trail has become way too long. I'm only adding One thought. Better to do this on meetup - Yes. But can you all send an em Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 2:08 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I have to know the location pretty precisely to see if it's even possible for me. Is this on the NE side by Roger's Park? Can we include location info in the emails? &n Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 1:22 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - For me as well, but some reasonable distance from up down and around the North Shore. . . DrD On Dec 4, 2 David H. Dec 4, 2010 1:19 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I am game if it's within some reaonsable distance of Des Plaines & there is free parking. Can't do inner city on a week nite at all. --- [address removed] wrote: From Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 1:17 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Ok you guys. I'm not performing cause I play piano, not guitar, have repetitive motion problems & am not up to snuff on my piano currently. Also my stuff&nb Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 1:11 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Thanks again. I might try the one in Roselle, because frankly, the others are still too hard to get to on a weeknight DUE SOLEY TO TRAFFIC & partly to parking. --- marshallonthenet@gma Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 12:29 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Open Mics in NW Chicago? - Thank you folks, for your replies. This one sounds close enuf to try. --- [address removed] wrote: From: Frank <suer Sophie B. Dec 4, 2010 12:23 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - Marshall Mathers I don't care what Elton John says about you - your rock --- On Fri, 12/3/10, Taryn DeCicco <[address removed]> wrote: John B Dec 3, 2010 6:29 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - Taryn D. Dec 3, 2010 4:55 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Emails and a forum - I love the idea!? I agree the email threads get long and cumbersome.? And forums are a great?way to stay connected.? thanks for taking the lead on this Marshall! On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 4:18 PM, Marshall Hjertstedt Lori Dec 3, 2010 4:21 PM
Emails and a forum - The email trees are getting long (and cumbersome) for some to receive and follow. I suggest the Chicago Songwriter's Collective start an on-line forum. That would be a place that people can visit, check out items, and pick and choose what they want to Marshall H. Dec 3, 2010 4:18 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - hey - here's the easy answer -- let's let meetup organize it!, which is what it does bes John L. Dec 3, 2010 12:57 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Worth going - ��� user 6. Dec 3, 2010 12:46 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Worth going - Dean I agree, sort of. . .She was very nice when I spoke with her, but I didn't get a feeling that she was promoti David H. Dec 3, 2010 12:41 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Worth going - ��� user 6. Dec 3, 2010 12:29 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Worth going - I'm probably going. On Dec 3, 2010, at 12:06 PM, Lori wrote: David H. Dec 3, 2010 12:18 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Worth going - DrD, thanks for the tip!�� Anyone else planning to attend?�� Should we make it a group event? On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 11:53 AM, David Hartman < drdavi Lori Dec 3, 2010 12:05 PM
Worth going - He's a wonderful singer songwriter. I'm a little peeved at the venue itself. Last year, I tried to convince them to David H. Dec 3, 2010 11:53 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Dec 3, 2010 12:11 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Dean, I had no idea you were the author of Leaving on a Jet Plane and Puff the Magic Dragon. . . . :) DrD David H. Dec 3, 2010 12:07 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Dec 3, 2010 12:00 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I haven't played out recently and have no clue what would be a good place; so I'm open as long as I don't have to drive 3 hours to Wo David H. Dec 2, 2010 11:57 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - That last post was talking about Vine Tastings. This meetup email chain is hard to keep track of.? I'd say we ought to pick one or two places a month as a group, or just anybody can say, "Hey, I want to got to XYZ this week, an Marshall H. Dec 2, 2010 11:35 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - They do the first Wednesday and the last Thursday. I hadn't been in a year. I'd do it again in January. It's convenient for us peeps in the burbs. It's a nice place. No future gigs will come out of it, as they have a close click of regular Marshall H. Dec 2, 2010 11:28 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I'd be interested in doing an open mic, but my band rehearses Monday Nights. Victoria On Dec 2, 2010, a Victoria Dec 2, 2010 8:12 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - we're organizing.? so a few options have been thrown out.? Thursday nights are bad for Marshall, so, Eileen, the one out by you seems like it's is out.? Which leaves Edgewater Lounge on Mondays (and that open mic is run by a member of this group) Lori Dec 2, 2010 8:06 PM
(no subject) - Please remove me from your mailing list, Thanks Sent from my iPhone Bret A. Dec 2, 2010 6:11 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Who's organizing it? Mario On Dec 2, 2010, at 4:58 PM, David Hartman < [address removed] > wrote: Mario M. Dec 2, 2010 5:11 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Yeah, when the sound worked, when Norm wasn't retaliating against you by turning it off mid song, when you didn't have your set cut i David H. Dec 2, 2010 4:58 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Dec 2, 2010 4:28 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Seems like old times, when at least some of us wound up playing at Bills Blues or Charlies. . . DrD David H. Dec 2, 2010 4:21 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I'm up for it, too - Eileen Eileen Dec 2, 2010 3:19 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - p { margin: 0; } Me too. Bob ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Hartman" <[address removed]> Bob M. Dec 2, 2010 3:04 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Unless it's out in a cornfield, count me in. . . DrD On Dec 2, 2010, David H. Dec 2, 2010 3:02 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Dec 2, 2010 3:00 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Sure Mario On Dec 2, 2010, at 2:55 PM, Lori < [address removed] > wrote: I really lik Mario M. Dec 2, 2010 2:57 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I really like Marshall's idea of choosing an open mic to attend to support each other.? Anyone else game?? On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 1:29 PM, David Hartman < 6st Lori Dec 2, 2010 2:55 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - There is a place in south loop that has open mic on Mondays Reggieslive.com Click on music joint They have live music every Mario M. Dec 2, 2010 2:37 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I would classify it as "insurance" :) Dave On Dec 2, 2010, at 1:19 PM, Jill Dawson wrote: > Hah! Does a taser qualify as a business expense? > > > > From: [address removed] > Subject: Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for David H. Dec 2, 2010 1:29 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Hah! Does a taser qualify as a business expense? Jill D. Dec 2, 2010 1:18 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Just strap a taser onto the front of your guitar case. . .. they'll get the idea. . . :) D. David H. Dec 2, 2010 11:22 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - If anyone plans on attending the next Vine Tastings open mike, could you Jill D. Dec 2, 2010 11:12 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Dec 2, 2010 11:07 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Ha, ha, ha. Thanks Eileen. It's true, I am on a course for world dominace, (;^D), but I have a regular practice night for a church band on Thursdays that is hard to get out of. Though I do skip it from time to time. But, Thursday would not be a regula Marshall H. Dec 2, 2010 10:55 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - On the Recording Engineer front. Lately I've been working with Bruce Roper who is with "Sons of the Never Wrong." He's also the luthier/repair guy at Different Strummer (Old Town School) and has engineered for many people in Chicago, inc Marshall H. Dec 2, 2010 10:41 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] COST of Recording - user 6. Dec 2, 2010 9:17 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Hey Marshall - and everyone, Eileen Dec 1, 2010 11:01 AM
two new songs added - Check out two additional songs added to jamwave.com titled "HOLY GROUND" and Charles G. Dec 1, 2010 5:26 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - Archie Larry is my name... I also, do a lot of recording of my music and I like to creating music, trying different instruments, loops, etc. I think I have a pretty good ear and I know what needs to be Archie L. Nov 30, 2010 9:30 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - Thank you Barbara! Have you any personal dealings, recordings, experience with any of these studios? David On Nov 30, 2010, at 1:19 PM, Barbara Pool wrote: > in no particular order: Transient Sound Studios,[masked]; Dave Katzman,[masked] David H. Nov 30, 2010 1:53 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] A new thread - I always lay down a click track, then the the guitar track, and then the vocal. I like it that way because I can try different ways of phrasing and concentrate better on my singing if I don't play guitar at the same time. I use the click track to ma Eileen Nov 30, 2010 11:33 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] COST of Recording - @Kat ~Your support of the music community continues to amaze ;-) Jill D. Nov 30, 2010 11:13 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - user 6. Nov 30, 2010 10:22 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - Note sure how much anyone is interested, but starting in Feb of 2011, I will have a professional grade recording studio in my basement - construction is starting in a few weeks. I am doing this to help out with DEMO EPs and other smaller projects. Kat Nov 30, 2010 10:15 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Something a little interesting to add about "competitions"... In January I will once again offer cash prizes for the Open Mic Competition (not UG since don't work there anymore), but the requirements a bit different. 1. To enter, you must have Kat Nov 30, 2010 9:35 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] RE: Recording technique - Since we are on the recording thread. . . . I record most of my stuff in Logic, but am still looking for a producer who can do more than compress it and call it a master; more of a creative George-Martin type. Someone who could add instruments loops, etc David H. Nov 30, 2010 9:26 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Abbey Pub has had an Open Mic forever on Tuesdays, I think. I haven't been in years. But I see their website still lists it.? I haven't made it to Red Line Tap, but I've heard good things about it for years.? Marshall H. Nov 30, 2010 9:20 AM
RE: Recording technique - Agree with both Dean and John's suggestions. I also think recording meth Jill D. Nov 30, 2010 9:00 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] A new thread - Marshall, I agree - By the book, doing it separate is the right way. &nb John L. Nov 30, 2010 8:43 AM
RE: [vocalists-151] A new thread - user 6. Nov 30, 2010 8:09 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Open Mics in NW Chicago? - A little loud but Hops & Barley is just a few miles southeast of Niles on Milwaukee Avenue. Weekly Sunday night open mic at Hops & Barley's, with alternating hosts Frank Nov 30, 2010 8:00 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] A new thread - p { margin: 0; } Dean, Who do you use for recording? Bob Mayton ----- Original Mess Bob M. Nov 30, 2010 7:53 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] A new thread - Absolutely different tracks. Guitar first (obviously), then vocal.? I'm doing a new disc now myself. There's one tune I'm having trouble with keeping the guitar and vocal "together." I'm sure I play it differen Marshall H. Nov 30, 2010 6:38 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Open Mics in NW Chicago? - Hi Sophie, Well, looks Kat Nov 30, 2010 6:25 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] top 50 - Thanks John. chukkie Charles G. Nov 30, 2010 1:15 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - There is a place called Vibe on Sheridan Road in Highland Park, which has had Dave Hawkins and a few other folkies play. Maybe David H. Nov 30, 2010 12:30 AM
Open Mics in NW Chicago? - Since you are heavily into that "scene", Kat, are there some Open Mics or Accoustic night places in NW Chicago? Like Jefferson or Edison Park or thereabouts? Ok, so there WAS an Sophie B. Nov 30, 2010 12:20 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I apologize for the email thread, but your comments were very funny!! Even tho he's youthful & egotistical, John Mayer is a VERY talented cross-genre guy. Ani DeFranco ha Sophie B. Nov 29, 2010 11:52 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Nov 29, 2010 11:45 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Devon UG still has not gotten Kat Nov 29, 2010 11:41 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Hmm, I was the host of both U Kat Nov 29, 2010 11:39 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] A new thread - I just finished up my third CD and most of the tracks were recorded with the voice and guitar separate. The advantage is, if you decide you need to change a word or a phrase later on, it's much easier to punch in the new line if it's separated from user 6. Nov 29, 2010 11:32 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Nov 29, 2010 11:31 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Nov 29, 2010 11:28 PM
A new thread - Those of you who record singer-songwriting; I'm curious - do you try to lay down guitar separately from vocal tracks or record your singing and playing together? I've never heard that issue discussed and I can see there are pros and cons, but I was curio David H. Nov 29, 2010 11:26 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Wasn't there one on Clark or Halsted? If it's the one I remember, it was one song only and full of 20-something John Mayer frat David H. Nov 29, 2010 11:23 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - I sent an email to the guy who runs it a couple of days ago but he hasn't replied. Do you just show up or is there a hazing lin David H. Nov 29, 2010 11:19 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Can you give us more info on where Uncommon Ground is? I know you wrote Devon in Chicago, but how far west is it? (The more west, the better). Do you know the address? Or Sophie B. Nov 29, 2010 11:19 PM
RE: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - user 6. Nov 29, 2010 10:55 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Sounds interesting, but you left off important info - WHERE IS IT?? Cause if there is anything close to me, I would go. Usually you guys have things Sophie B. Nov 29, 2010 10:31 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] top 50 - congrats John John L. Nov 29, 2010 10:24 PM
top 50 - My song "In My Father's House" is currently number one in the overall category top 50 an Charles G. Nov 29, 2010 5:26 PM
new song - Hello everyone check out my song from my new CD at the link below... tell me what you th Charles G. Nov 28, 2010 10:22 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Paul, I'm up in Highland Park, so about 20 miles north of Chicago. D. David H. Nov 28, 2010 6:17 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Though it's still in Chicago, there is a pretty cool open-mic at The Uncommon Ground on Devon. They usually have it on Tuesdays. How far north of Chicago are you looking? On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 4:34 PM, David Hartman Paul D. Nov 28, 2010 6:12 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Thanks Liz, I'll check it out! Hope I get a chance to hear you play sometime! D. David H. Nov 28, 2010 5:39 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Yes. That was very poetic and helpful. Perhaps you'll get a song out of it. D. On No David H. Nov 28, 2010 5:21 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Playing in a grave yard Were the residents truly listen Playing in a grave yard For those with true inner vision John B Nov 28, 2010 5:17 PM
Recommendations for Northshore Open Mics? - Does anyone have a take on acoustic-guitar friendly open mics North of Chicago? Something that is not just playing to a noisy bar or one-song and you're out. The only one I've done this year has been at the Lake County Folk Club, but if that audience get David H. Nov 28, 2010 4:34 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Re: [vocalists-151] Justine - Yeah, I'd love to share my writing with you. This weekend is really busy, but I normally have off Saturdays and Friday after 3. What kind Justin G. Nov 19, 2010 5:00 PM
Re: [vocalists-151] Re: [vocalists-151] - Justin: I'd like to get a look at the lyrics you're writing so I can see if I can set them to music. Are you interested? I'm usually at Vernon Hills, Friday nights and Saturday mornings. I'm responding to your e-mails from July; sorry abou Shelley O. Nov 15, 2010 1:31 PM
Fw: SbJ News Nov '10 -- DInkin' - HI meetup folks - forgot to send this to y'all a few days back. as always, fe John L. Nov 9, 2010 11:16 AM
(no subject) - http://forugot.t35.com/ Brandon K. Nov 1, 2010 2:12 AM
Re: [vocalists-151] Fw: Two Way Street Celebrates 40 Years Saturday November 6 - Marshall, THis sure looks like a great event and I wish I was going to be in town for it. ?I know the couple that is Patchouli... wonderful performers as are the potatoes. ? I sure miss your playing too man. ?I'll be visiting Chicago for the Chris Tim M. Oct 25, 2010 8:27 PM

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