"Shaking Through" is a documentary series "about the birth of a song," in which 10 independent musicians per year are presented with a challenge: "Record one song in two days. First take to final mix. No extensions. No safety net."
This edition (2/27/2013 – Vol. 4, Episode 2) features Helado Negro, aka Roberto Lange.
Boing Boing pal Mikael Jorgensen of Wilco says,
Roberto and I were invited to join forces and equipment with the good people of Weathervane Music at Miner Street Studios in Philadelphia last fall to write, record and mix a song in two days and shoot the whole thing in HD for the video series Shaking Through. I'm super excited to be able to share this remarkable experience with you.
More about the project here.
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