When I was a kid I had dreams of being in a band and going into the studio and recording “my Pet Sounds.” I’d be at the control room, we’d spend weeks and months writing, arranging, producing, mixing…the whole nine yards. Then I started to realize just how damn expensive it is…to say nothing of how difficult the process is! There’s a reason why Brian Wilson is considered a once-in-a-lifetime genius and the rest of us are, well, just the rest of us. My first brush with recording was a 4-track tascam and a Shure SM-57. My friend Dave and I bought it a musicRead More →

Let’s chat with…David Latchaw of www.unbrokenstring.com Hi David! Tell us a little about what brought you into the world of guitar and amp repair.  How long have you been doing it? How does it feel to have a schmancy name like “luthier?” My entre’ was entirely supernatural.  My mother raised her children to play keyboard, band, and stringed instruments.  She passed away a few years ago.  Shortly after that, a very close friend, and leader of our Bible study where I work, lost her struggle with cancer.  Within a month, friends and co-workers (whom I had no idea were musicians) approached me EVERY DAY withRead More →

Ronnie Main – husband, father, guitarist, retail mogul! So tell me…are you really Scottish or is it something you do to pick up chicks? Ha, the accent is totally legit. I’ve had it for quite some time. It only works over here in the states, it worked on my missus. You have an interesting story. Tell me a little bit about how you came to Houston from Scotland, how you met your wife. Great story, if you ask me. We actually met in an MSN chat room for alternative music (back when that was cool). I didn’t know anyone with the name “Renee” and I decidedRead More →

What is Cathedral Records? Cathedral Records exists to help cultivate a creative and collaborative environment for aspiring songwriters, bands, and the people who love and support them…like photographers, graphic artists, guitar repair techs, retailers…and of course fans! We aim to offer everything from assistance with recording to promotions and consulting but also networking and educational opportunities. This blog will serve as both a platform to communicate what’s happening around the Cathedral but what’s going on in my head. Stay tuned….so much more to come. 🙂 -JasonRead More →