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MUSIC

Zak Perry & chris hughes

The Sea Shack Recordings - Vol. 1

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aBOUT THE RECORD

LINKS FOR THIS RECORD

Zak Perry and the Beautiful Things
Zak Perry

Zak Perry appears courtesy of Fabcat Management

and Yokatta Records 

Zak Perry and the Beautiful Things

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The whole idea for this record came during the initial Covid-19 pandemic pandemonium, and subsequent lockdown. When the virus initially surfaced Zak was living and touring in France. The lockdown measures were extreme there and Zak Perry and The Beautiful Things managed to write and record enough material for 2 1/2 albums. The lockdown persisted, bringing Zak and Vern back to the states. 

At that time Chris was doing some limited solo acoustic shows around Galveston and getting The Sea Shack gear together. A continuous process! 

So, with Zak back in the U.S., and Chris playing solo shows around Galveston, it was a meshing of friendship, necessity, and convenience. It wasn't until a few weeks into the shows before the idea of recording the record came about. Initially the concept was a simple acoustic EP. 4 songs, acoustic for the most part, with hand percussion (if that). The hand percussion gave way to drums because we decided to get them for the studio..... (see how that works!?) 

At any rate, we started with 8 songs, and pared the album to 6. It was recorded in a 9'x15' room. All the instruments were played, no sequencers. We wrote, recorded, mixed, produced, designed, etc. everything in house. David Gibson played keys and organ on "She's a Real Go Getter, and "Three Days" respectively. The album was Mastered by Jerry Tubb at Terra Nova Mastering in Austin. Steve Oneil of Adobe Records, and John Hammond out of Houston, Tx. provided additional mix consultation. In reality, all these guys "saved the record"!

"The Sea Shack Recordings - Texas Songwriter Collections - Volume 1 - Zak Perry and Chris Hughes"  

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