Nine months. At the time of writing that’s how long the current WildscreW has been together.
I’ve been meaning to start this blog for quite a few months and now, finally getting around to it, I have the problem of how to cover the past. I’ve decided to make this, the first “sticky” blog entry, a general overview of the past year and in the future, the blogs which are concerned with the past, will be marked with FLASHBACK (UPDATE: A nice idea but in reality I’ve had more than my work cut out keeping up with daily entries).
This blog simply aims to document events, from my perspective, about and around the rock band WildscreW. I certainly don’t know where this musical adventure will ultimately end-up, but I’d like to think we get at least one CD made and maybe some local air-time and fame.
It was the end of May 2014 that the final band member, Tobi on bass guitar, came to the practice session and joined Frank on drums, Erich and Thomas on rhythm/lead guitars, and myself, Andy, on vocals. Continue reading “Nine months on from WildScreW’s formation”
With an hour to spare before the choir rehearsal started I decided to take a look and listen to “Auswärtsspiel”, which Erich had apparently learned and expected everyone to know on Friday. Continue reading “ArztHosen – new songs”
I wasn’t sure if there was a rehearsal but the three minute march to the community hall would only cost, well, six minutes, if no one was there. Continue reading “Choir – rehearsal”
The day of the concert started at 10:00 with the choir meeting for a dress rehearsal and quick, last-minute practice of the sticking points in various songs. Continue reading “Choir concert – the big day”
On Friday evening I arrived at the community hall in Wallrabenstein at 18:00 and most of the other volunteers were already there. Continue reading “Choir concert – preparation”
A full two hour session left both Silke and the choir with a sense that “it’ll be alright on the night”. Continue reading “Choir rehearsal”
Once I’d returned from the rehearsal I decided to watch and appraise a little bit of the concert video which I’d transferred to disk whilst I’d been optimising the sheet music. Continue reading “Concert video analysis”
With about an hour’s time to eat and prepare for the evening’s rehearsal I set about reducing the footprint of the sheet music of the last of the songs in my folder. Continue reading “Choir rehearsal”