use session musicians on the majority of the projects that I produce, but
Shotgun Alley is (or was, as they broke up awhile back) a self-contained
band... so understandably, they wanted to have the band's sound come across
on the CD. They handled all the guitars, bass and drums, and we used session players only for overdubs of some
instruments not played by the band members; a fiddle here, steel there, etc. The goal was to keep the energy and edge of the band's live sound, but give their songs more structure and more interesting arrangements. - Steve H.
Marty Gibson of Shotgun Alley writes:
We're very enthused about our band's inclusion in the Wild Oats Records
Our main concern about being "produced" by a label was that we would
Steve was very open to our ideas about the production of our music
What more could we ask for ?
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