My host Adam had seen "Avatar" in Hungarian, but wanted to see it again in English, and I had never seen it, so we went to a real Budapest shopping mall and donned our 3D glasses. The movie looked really cool, though I can't say much for the plot or the dialogue. Too bad I couldn't keep the glasses.
My gig in Budapest: at iF Kavezo, played here last time as well. Adam took this shot from a balcony up above.
Adam has a studio built in his basement (Budabeat Studios), and so we did some recording there for an EP that I hope to release sometime this spring. We recorded some brand new songs, including one that I started writing in Slovenia and just finished that very morning before the session, "Julija". Also, a Neil Young cover, "Long May You Run".
Recording vocals and guitar together. You can already check out a demo version of the new song, "Julija" at Adam's website, Budabeat.hu, so take a listen if you wish! The song is about a famous Slovenian muse I learned about last year when I was in Ljubljana, and the name Julija is actually pronounced like "Yoo-Lee-Ya". And the cheesy toy keyboard solos you hear in the song were made by...
...this cheesy toy keyboard! I thought that the sounds were pretty cool. I don't know that we will leave them in the final version, but it was fun for the session, anyways. Let me know what you think!