Teri Untalan Album Recording

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Raised by 52 people in 12 months
 Hey Friends, Fans, Family,  After many years in Portland focusing on teaching music to kids and empowering women and girls, I've decided to finally record my 2nd album of songs!  I come to you for support to help make that happen. You are the people I know and love and I know that you love music too.  You value music as something that is meaningful and worthy of support.    My plan is to raise $4000 to record an album's worth of songs for digital distribution and (if goal is met) press a limited quantity (300 ) CD's for you O.G. music media fans.   The money will go towards paying for the awesome musical talent I hope to have on the album, studio time for recording, mastering, album artwork and promotion.  The end of the this video contains a preview of what's to come with my most recent song, "Cradle My Heart"  which talks about finding peace by trusting each other enough to reach accross divides with love.  https://youtu.be/J5gxsbLlzL0 My debut CD was a deeply personal journey, acoustic and intraverted CD produced and written in the wake of loss.  This collection of songs represents a journey into empowerment, evolution, love, peace, the sass and the fierceness.    My hope is to raise funds by Feb 15th so I can have a release in the earlier part of 2018.   However, if you can make contributions before 2018, that'll get us in the studio quicker! Words really cannot describe how much your support, love, contributions, respect & encouragement mean to me.  Just know that it's you that really has the made the difference in keeping this party train going. I want to bring it back for ya on this one!  All donors will receive a copy of my soon to be released  funky Christmas cover of Deck the Halls.   With love and gratitude, xo,  Teri  Don't know me?  Check out my deets at: Teri Untalan
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First song mix done! Onto #2!!
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Dear Friends & Fans!

Wow, so summer flew by, but it was a much much needed respite. Vacations are over, heart & body is healing, home projects are completed, guests are gone and my fall flu is almost gone as well, which means one thing! I'm ready to dig back into my album recording project!

The basic tracks for 7 songs is done with plans for at least 3 more songs to record next month... I've been writing and getting through some learning curve of new software and am absolutely stoked for the fall cool down and digging into some overdubs and editing!

I hope to have all songs recorded & overdubbed by Thanksgiving so I can be in the mixing/mastering stages for the holidays.

Thanks for sticking with me! I hope your summer was blast and a half.

xo, Teri
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Just layed down basic tracks of drums, bass, congas and overdubbed some guitar with Jerome Monaco this weekend at Portland Underground Recording on 6 tunes! And so it begins! :)
Finally starting this thing!! woohoo!
Steve Schob on congas and drums
Sam McKinstry on upright
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Here we go folks!

I'll be going into the studio at Portland Underground Recording next Friday and through next weekend for the first session of this album to lay down some Congas - hollah! drums, guitar and bass with my buddies, Steven Schob, Jerome Monaco & Sam McKinstry. I'm excited to finally start this thing! One of the songs included in the tracking is a sort of island lullaby style groove named "Shudder" which reflects the victory of love over hate. It's a tribute to my parents who got married the year before Loving vs Virginia repealed the ban against interracial marriages in 16 states in the US. (Luckily Oregon was not one of those states.) My mother never talked about that or how that controversial case might have affected them, but I know of their love and whenever I feel conflicted about the divisions of hate, I remember their lesson: Love is the answer.

With lots of love on this beautiful Friday afternoon,

- Teri
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