We recorded in Studio B at Premier Studios in Times Square. Sandy, the owner, has actually been really receptive to crypto-currencies. In fact, I think it’s the first major studio to accept Bitcoin. We had magical and easy recording sessions.
We tracked most of the drums, bass, and guitar in two days for 12 songs. The band never played on my music before, so I guess that’s a testament to their talent. Vocals were done in between travel, but most of the record was ready for mastering within two months of when we started. We ended up getting the album mastered by Joe Lambert, and are thrilled with the results.
The biggest problem was that I wanted to support the album properly, which means I had to wait for the technology to catch up. I really wanted to use this as an opportunity to help onboard other artists into crypto-currency, and the tools we had were still too early in their development to be useful to the average person when we started.
Now we are at a place where we can help others get started, and where they can accept dollars instead of just bitcoin for Artist Coins. Even though we are still in the early stages, I think it can be useful for more many more artists and fans.
Cool. When and where is it coming out?
We start the campaign today [February 9th] for 30 days, and then the digital and physical release will be available worldwide on March 31.
We just released the initial single called “The Bitcoin Jingle” today, and in early March, we will be releasing the single “Safe with You” as well as the title track [“Keep the Faith”].
I am releasing independently, and people can go to http://www.TatianaCoin.com and connect with me there. Of course, we will release on all the online music platforms, but I would love for people to experience what using Tatiana Coin is like.
Thanks Tatiana, live long and prosper.