Archive for August, 2012

sUMer school: Day 3

Full band songwriting session, open UM rehearsal, drum & perc workshop, recording 101, lyric writing with BB, disc golf, swimming, birth of a song with Jake…all prior to a rock show. Look for a wealth of sUMmer school audio and video trickling out next week once we come up for air. And we’re pleased to announce that we will officially be doing this again next year. Who are we to deny that pull? mm/  Full …

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sUMmer school: Day 2

Everybody wins on an action packed day two at sUMmer school. The morning started with a marathon two hour session on all things improv, followed by workshops on lighting, business & technology, soloing for non-soloists and dual guitar attack (got all that?). Throw in some kickball, awesome meals, omnipresent student jamming, a rock show and it’s safe to say we’re having ourselves a mighty good time. TUE, AUG 7TH, 2012 SUMMER SCHOOL, BIG INDIAN, NEW …

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sUMmer school: Day 1

Greetings from sUMmer school!  Day 1 is in the books. We’ve got a great group of students, a marvelous staff & one hell of a setting for this incredible event. Everyone is settled in nicely and the onslaught of all things UM has begun. Here are a few pics to give you a small taste of what’s going on around here. Stay tuned for regular visual & audio updates from the camp all week long.

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Say What?

Happy Friday.

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Welcome to our new Blog – sUMmer school almost here!

Hey everyone, hope the summer’s been treating you well. Welcome to our new blog home! I’ve been hangin’ out at home working on topics, keyboards & music theory for our 1st ever sUMmer school, which starts in just 4 days. It’s true, this will be the most in-depth and unique 5 day event we’ve ever done, digging into what makes us tick as a band while giving the students an opportunity to expand their musical …

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The Time Hath Come

The Floor officially has a new home. The original blog was created on a platform that was popular around the time of the Korean War. To say it’s a bit antiquated is an understatement. So we’ve decided to upgrade and move things over to WordPress. Hard to believe 4+ years have gone by since The Floor’s inception but alas, here we are. The technology we were using was so old that we can’t even import all …

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