Diary for August

It’s the first day of August and I thought I’d lay out what I’m planning to do for the rest of this month.  Of course what I plan to do and what I actually do are two completely different things but if I am to get this Ep done and dusted by the end of September I’ve got to have some kind of plan to work to.

So here is what I plan to do:

1)     By 7th August – Finish mixing the first song and upload it to Reverb Nation so you can hear what I’ve been up to and let me know what you think. Have a glass of wine to celebrate.

2)    By 14th August – Finish vocals and mixing on second song and have a beer to celebrate.

3)    By 21st August – Finish drums, guitar, bass & other musical parts for 3rd song.  Have a number of beers to celebrate while basking in the sun.

4)    By 28th August – Finish vocals and mixing on 3rd song, start putting together 4th song and get completely smashed to celebrate the end of the summer.

5)    By 31st August – Have most of 4th song recorded ready to put vocals down and spent September mixing.

What will actually happen:

1)      By 7th August – I’ll have thought about finishing the mix of the first song but decided my attic is far too hot to work in this heat.  I’ll have a couple of beers and do some gardening instead.

2)      By 14th August – I’ll be pissed off that I missed my first deadline so will have a beer to consolidate my failures.

3)      By 21st August – I’ll decide that yes I really should get the first track finished and have a beer while I think about it.

4)      By 28th August – It’s bank holiday weekend so I’ll have a beer, enjoy the misery of the pissing rain that has well and truly signalled the end of summer (until we get a heat wave in late September).

5)      By 31st August – I’ll be pissed off that I missed my own deadlines and decide to put the Ep back another month or so.

At least I have a plan, after all as the saying goes “failing to plan is planning to fail”.  Well I’m planning to plan to fail so it’s a double negative which we all know makes a positive.   See my crazy logic does make some kind of sense.

Anyway, enjoy the rest of the summer and I’ll let you know how I get on.



One Comment

  1. Dazzle Rebel says:

    So how am I getting on? Well I’ve pretty much got the first song done but I have decided to wait and release it with the whole Ep. I’m working on getting another tune ready to release as a sample as I feel it’s much more apt for my first release…
    …due to the fact I’m a miserable bastard sometimes and the song is called “I Hate Everything”.

    Can’t wait to get it done.


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