I didn’t like Nirvana in the early 90s. There, I said it. At that time in my life I was on a pretty strict diet of Beatles, Beach Boys, Elvis, British Invasion, Mamas and Papas, Doors, Tommy James, Motown…that stuff. There were a few modern bands I listened to but they weren’t “alternative.” Then, around 1994, I got turned on to Pearl Jam and that was that. A dear friend got me into them and the Breeders, Counting Crows, 10,000 Maniacs, the Breeders and my eyes were open to what I think is an era that rivals the 60s in terms of incredible output inRead More →

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 →

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 →