Showing posts with label The Village Recorder. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The Village Recorder. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

"The Harmonica Killer" Filmed During Fleetwood Mac Tusk Sessions at Village Recorder Studios

I've never seen this before... What a little treasure! Thanks Richard for posting it!

From Richard Dashut:

"Many moons ago I had posted on YouTube by an old and great friend of mine Kevin Moran, a video we shot while recording the album Tusk at the Village Recorder in 1980. During some down time while Ken was dealing with some broken equipment, Mick, Lindsey, Myself and with some help from Raymond Lindsey, (Lindsey's guitar tech at the time) decided to make a horror movie to stay creatively engaged. Up stairs from the studio was the Transcendental Meditation Center for the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, (hope I got that right), which used to be an old theatre complete with seats and when empty was a bit creepy. Perfect setting for a horror movie, right? Well with Lindsey (Buckingham) as director, Mick as the monster and myself as a truly bad actor, (I really suck) we went at it without even a hint of a script. What you will bear witness to is called The Harmonica Killer. My sincere apologies if this attempt at humor offends any one in anyway. PC wasn't a top priority back in 80 but I think will get by. Anyway, why do you think they call it dope, right? So as long as it is still up there, if you have a few minutes to spare, just punch up The Harmonica Killer, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac on YouTube and feel free to comment on just how bad a short movie (edited in camera, on the fly) this really is. Enjoy, with luv and laughter......r"

The Harmonica Killer
Starring Richard Dashut (self) & Mick Fleetwood (harmonica killer). Written, Directed, and Filmed by Lindsey Buckingham.

While cleaning out Dashut's storage unit one hot day in vegas, i found this dvd labeled "fleetwood mac -tusk 1980 - "The Harmonica Killer" in an old box with a bunch of cassettes in it. Turns out to be a "horror movie" they filmed while a tape machine was being fixed and they had the day to mess about.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

INTERVIEW: Lindsey Buckingham talks about Village Recordings w/ Christine McVie for NEW Fleetwood Mac Album


Lindsey Buckingham revealed that Fleetwood Mac is currently in the studio recording its first studio album in over a decade -- with the full classic lineup teaming up for the first time since 1987. Buckingham explained that a substantial amount of the material came from the group's 2012 sessions for their Extended Play EP, released last year: 

"There was a bunch of material that I cut with John (McVie) and Mick (Fleetwood), about a year-and-a-half ago, before we hit the road last time. And a couple of those made it into the show and we put out this little EP from that -- but there were quite a few other things. So, y’know, we had that as a starting point for an album."

"We were here at the Village for I think 4 weeks, then we took a week off, and then we were here for another 4 weeks. And this is our last few days.  And we got 8 tracks, very far along... You know like 75% done in that amount of time. And all of those except for 1 are Christine, or co-writes between Christine and myself. Because it seemed like the priority was to work on her stuff then to get her feeling comfortable and feeling far along with this process and we managed that very well".

Listen to the Audio of Lindsey explaining their time at The Village:

Part 1 Basic Tracks | Part 2 Eight New Tracks

Source: 100.9 The Mix