The Midnight Contingent: KICKSTARTER!
The Midnight Contingent is about to get underway. But in order to get this project off the ground, WE NEED YOUR HELP! Come help support this project by being a part of our Kickstarter Campaign! There are tons of nifty rewards, and even a few surprises! There are digital downloads available as well as physical CD’s. CD bundles, a chance for you to be your very own Critter, and more! Come see what we’re up to!
Winter EP 2016!
In anticipation of the upcoming new album, The Midnight Contingent, a small, intimate evening by the fire. The snow falls thick and slow outside, and we gather by the hearth to share stories. The spirits have come to dance in the falling stars, and so do we join in their joyous vigil as the longest night of the year sets upon us...
Summer EP benefitting InterFilk!
It started as a joke that Alexander James Adams made about SJ Tucker. The outfit she was wearing at a show made him think of a Hot McGonagall, like it was something she would have worn in her 20's going out to the jazz clubs. s00j told this story at the beginning of her show at FKO and Lizzie started writing furiously. By the end of the set, when it was time for Lizzie to join in and sing on Cheshire Kitten, because ya’know, that’s what they do, the lyric was done.
All proceeds from this album go to InterFilk, an international organization dedicated to the musical community of science fiction and fantasy. Downloads are available through Bandcamp. Physical CD's are available with an additional shipping charge of $2 HERE.
Once upon an evening stroll...
Cheshire Moon is the fanciful collaboration of trickster bird Lizzie Crowe and crazed magician Eric Coleman. What began as a simple joining of two talents in song circles, and occasionally during the mad-hatter antics of Eric Coleman on stage, whipped and frothed into the most likely of pairs. Eric’s love of punk, folk and prog rock gives them an eerie, otherworldly sound, while Lizzie brings the voice of that otherworld to life in voice and verse. Together they weave song and story, breathing new life into old myths, new faces onto old gods, and finally telling the princess's side of the faerie tale.
Together they bring about a torrent that is as playful as it is lightly sinister, all wrapped up in a pretty little beribboned box. Do you dare to open it?
A dream is just a reality that you have not yet brought into being. What are you waiting for?
Just when we thought it was safe to go into the studio...
...three of our songs decided they need a lyric change. *sigh* Well, some things one simply cannot argue with, so we have three songs that will soon be available with slight lyrical changes. they are:
The more we performed this song, the more we realized that something was wrong.
This song is based on the house of a friend of ours, and we weren't describing her correctly. So, the wording has changed a bit. We hope to have this recorded soon, along with the NEW CRITTERS. That's right, there are more. Be Afraid. Or get the popcorn because it's going to be a fun ride!
There was one line that never sat right with us. Just one. Because really, it should be hot chocolate, not tea. The song, however, decided to go in a completely new direction, and the new line is ..."from high up in our tree." Because seriously, the 'no girls allowed' treehouse was always one of my favorite bits of the comic. So, it is changed.
Daughter of the Red
A minor change here. For this one, just off the bridge, the line was change from "a single smile against the night disappears, despite it all" to "But how is a raven like a writing desk, they're not alike at all." Yes, we know they both have quills and prioduce interesting prose, but the song decided and we're not going to argue.
If nothing else, we will have live recordings of some of these as soon as possible. Otherwise, we will hop back into the studio as soon as we can to get these three re-recorded. Thank you for your understanding, and please pay no attention to the bright red cat at your feet. Horrible lab accident. We ordered the spell to reverse the process, but it's not here yet.