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Album Sales

Album Sales for “international anthem” are off to a slow start, but in this day in age it’s not surprising. We are all really proud of this album and expect at some point it will catch fire with an audience that can appreciate what authenticity has to offer. We make no shocking claims like it…

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Mixed and just waiting on Artwork….

Well, Brazil engineer/producer “Andre T” did an amazing job mixing and mastering “international anthem” and Russ Marra’s sketches for the cover and new logo are amazing…just waiting for him to deliver the final artwork. In the meantime, the band went into rehearsal mode and are now prepared for a summer full of concerts. I had…

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My Rock & Roll with the Choraliers

11-12-13 On this date, The Mad Ants took the original reference mix of My Rock & Roll that the Choraliers used to sing against, and added their performance which was recorded 11-8-13 in The Portage High School Auditorium. They were recorded with just two microphones capturing the natural ambient sound of their harmonies created by…

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Portage High School “Choraliers” sing with Mad Ants

Times Story by Jim Masters Times Correspondent 111013-nws-MADANTS PORTAGE – “Don’t try to save me from my rock and roll,” sang the Portage High School Choraliers Friday afternoon to a new song by local rock band The Mad Ants. This elite group of singers took right to the melodies and harmonies of The Mad Ants’…

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Tracking 10 am September 5…

So, I had sort of a pounding headache when I got up Thursday morning. I was up late the night before doing vocal tracks, and as foolish as it may be, I like it pretty cranked in the cans to motivate me to push out these lyrics. Quite a few hours of it ripping my…

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Mixing August 13, 2013

August 13, 2013…tonight, made a mix of Nature’s Way by Spirit. Last year we recorded this song, and 26 other popular rock songs that we take to the stage now and then. We tend to put our own spin on classic rock songs we really like. I think it sounds pretty sexy, but I can…

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Laying Tracks August 8, 2013

So, for the past 3 nights I have laying down lead vocals on the cover songs; Come Together, Nature’s way, and Suspicious Minds. My fav at the moment is Nature’s Way. It’s played so well, and really really sexy sounding. Not putting in too much time, maybe 2 hr’s a night. Other things to do,…

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LAYING TRACKS

July 29, 2013  Joel says; This past Friday we started recording at 11 am…an unusual time for us. We do everything in house and I have been engineering all the sessions. I am constantly amazed by my bandmates endless creativity. For our new album, “international anthem” I’ve been pulling new idea’s out of the guys…

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THE MAD ANTS

ONE OF AMERICA’S GREATEST ROCK BANDS…Tube amps, speaker distortion, hard-hit drums, five string bass and loud throaty vocals are what makes The Mad Ants sound. The original Mad Ants line-up affectionately known as “Mach I” and seen here was re-assembled by frontman and songwriter Joel Justin to record what he figured would be one last…

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