LOWER POWER and STRIPMALL BALLADS: New 2/20 releases from House of Cha Cha

February 14, 2020

So excited that these two records are finally being released as I mixed them both in 2018.


First up is Lower Power‘s One Planet at Time. This is some political hard rock for hard times. Excellent, excellent singing and songwriting from Pat Daugherty. Full disclosure: not only did I co-produce and mix this record, I played the bass as well. In fact, we recorded this entire record in four hours without using any headphones.

Watch the video for “All About Me” here.     Listen here: Bandcamp Spotify Tidal     Apple Music Amazon Music

 

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Next up is the new Stripmall Ballads record Distant. Now Phillips Saylor Wisor is one of my favorite songwriters ever. We’ve worked together on records and gigs for a long time and this one does not disappoint.  If this record doesn’t make you feel something deep, then you are doing it wrong!

Listen here: Artist Website CDBaby Spotify Tidal Apple Music Amazon Music

  1. Home In America *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society x Masta Ace 4:23
  2. Reckoning *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz meets boom bap* Donny McCaslin 3:15
  3. Rock The Block (feat. Ben Rubin) *producer/mixer* *hip-hop* Analog Players Society feat. Donny McCaslin & Orrin Evans 2:28
  4. All That We Are *producer/mixer/performer* *black americana pop* Queen Esther 4:07
  5. Bigment *producer/mixer/engineer* *jazz movie* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 4:22
  6. Wicked *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:27
  7. All About Me *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 2:13
  8. Manifest (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *bolly-hop* Karsh Kale 6:09
  9. Ghost Town *producer/mixer/performer* *space music* Buzzed Armstrong feat. Josh Lawrence & Anwar Marshall 4:19
  10. Someone Else *performer/producer/mixer/engineer* *electronica* Mudville 4:12
  11. Simple Ghilnooorty *producer/mixer/performer/engineer* *jazz meets nine inch nails* Walking Distance feat. Jason Moran 3:20
  12. Deja Vu (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 3:53
  13. My Favorite Waste of Time *producer/performer/mixer/engineer* *dance pop* Marshall Crenshaw feat. Keva Hargrove 3:10
  14. The Hero Of The World *performer/co-writer/producer/mixer/engineer* *trip-hop* Mudville 4:29
  15. "Long Distance" - End Credits *composer/producer/performer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin feat. Michael Blake 1:19
  16. Businessman Of The Heart *bassist/producer/mixer/engineer* *political rock* Lower Power 3:07
  17. Today Means More *producer/bassist/mixer/engineer* *country* Stripmall Ballads feat. Jolie Holland & Sam Parton 3:19
  18. "Someone Else" - Opening Titles *composer/performerproducer/engineer/mixer* *film score* Ben Rubin 1:39
  19. Pussy (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Brazilian Girls 5:41
  20. "7x6x2" - End Credits *composer/producer/perfomer/mixer/engineer* *space western rock film score* Ben Rubin 4:33
  21. Doggie and Cookie *bassist/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:46
  22. When I'm Writing (Benny Cha Cha Remix) *hip-hop* Killah Priest 4:30
  23. Goodbye Blue Sky (Benny Cha Cha's Hee-House Remix) Luther Wright & The Wrongs 4:03
  24. That Lick I Invented *bassist/co-producer/mixer* *jazz* Dred Scott Trio 6:12