10:43am

Tue February 1, 2011
All Songs Considered Blog

Son Lux To Write And Record An Entire Album In February

Note: Every February, the small, New Hampshire-based music magazine The Wire invites musicians to write and record an entire album in just one month. This year, the artist Son Lux has agreed to take on the challenge. We'll be documenting his progress here on the All Songs Considered blog.

28 Days

So apparently I'm going to do this. I've been making a record in the cracks of time between my day job (as a composer at Butter Music + Sound, remixing, and various commissions for two years now. The album was getting so close to completion I even started a new blog and began posting little previews.

But then I got an email from All Songs Considered, challenging me make a new record, start-to-finish, in The Shortest Month of the Year. The subject line read, "You busy?"

Yes, actually. Very. But the more I thought about it, the more insane it seemed. So of course I have to do it.

That means you're invited to listen and watch me do it. I'll be inviting as many friends as possible into my studio to help me make something genius, and I'll be posting photos, video and audio previews here along the way.

And now to work... Copyright 2011 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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