The debut album by BARRENS – <content>obsolete – is out now on your favorite streaming platforms.
Release show is tonight! Details here.
Check out my previous post for more information on the video.
We recently stopped by Lisenby’s Music Shop in Prattville, AL to be part of an event with the Montgomery Advertiser. That story is online now.
Preview more snippets from <content>obsolete below:
Last weekend, a music video was filmed for the song “Jumper” by Barrens. As with any film project, it was a group effort, and I want to take a moment to thank the folks who helped us out:
Thanks to my fellow band members – J. Slickwood and Clay Smith – for supporting my vision as director. Many thanks to my friends Jeff McKinney and C. DeWayne Cunningham for coming through as assistant director and assistant camera.
Special thanks to the stars of the video – Greg Loggins and V. Serrano. Y’all did a wonderful job.
Thanks to Johnny and Beth Veres and James Weddle for providing locations for the shoot. Y’all be sure to check out Johnny and Beth’s band Electric Blue Yonder and go get some food and beer at Goat Haus Biergarten. (Ooh, their weekend brunch, y’all… so good.)
Thanks to Yvette Hochberg and Glenn Grant for helping us out with props for the shoot. Thanks to Sharon Sanders for coming through for us at the last minute, to Rod Williams for helping us get in the last location, and to Lou Wood for helping out on set.
On behalf of Barrens and Terrible Master Films, thank you all!
Now, since I mentioned Electric Blue Yonder, that happens to be one of the bands – along with our buds in V-8 Death Car – that will be performing with us at our album release show on Friday, Aug. 16. That’s coming up at Commerce Beerworks. Click here to see the Facebook event.
In film news, the Foolish Henry Films short Bad Deal, by writer/director Shane Gillis, is premiering at Sidewalk Film Festival in Birmingham this month. It’s in the “Alabama Narratives” short film block on Sunday, Aug. 25 at 4:55 p.m. See the full schedule here.
The writer/director of The Song You’ll Never Hear – Stephen Poff – has started an IndieGoGo campaign to raise film festival submission funds. (Any indie filmmaker will tell you – those get expensive.) You can see the campaign and take a look at the perks here.
And Secret Weapon from writer/director Christopher S. Hubbard will be part of the Lanett City Film Festival and the Central Florida Film Festival this year, so congrats to him and the entire cast and crew on that!
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Still frame from an upcoming music video. Reposted from @barrensmusic (@get_regrann) – @gkloggins in #barrensmusic ‘s upcoming #musicvideo for the song #jumper off the album #contentobsolete !! #comingsoon – #regrann #music #production #filmmaker #filmmaking #montgomery #alabama #mgm #mymgm #exploremgm #gump #thegump #indie #producer
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Some of the videos linked on this post may be in the NSFW category due to language. Just a heads up. I mean… they’re funny though.
The title of this post is a line from one of the spots that aired during the Montgomery Film Fest X intermission, which is now online:
Also, I helped out writer/director Sharisma Bell in the audio department on her web series Adulthood Cancelled. She held a special screening party for the first two episodes recently. Check out the YouTube channel for that. Here’s the first episode:
And in music news…
BARRENS has announced a release date for <content>obsolete. The album will be released on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, and that night, we’ll be joining V-8 Death Car and Electric Blue Yonder at Commerce Beerworks to celebrate! Here’s the Facebook event.
And shout out to Charles Williams from Lush Photography for the new head shot:
Everything that’s been happening recently has been more behind-the-scenes type stuff, hence the lack of blog updates recently.
I’m working with Adam Davila and Nick Patterson on an upcoming short film called “Four Thousand Wings.” We’ve been in pre-production mode with shot lists, props, planning, table reads, etc.
Also, the Fall of Adam album is mastered! That’s the two-piece music project that Adam Davila and I are in. More news on that soon.
And finally, if you’re in Montgomery this coming weekend, I highly encourage you to go to the Sanctuary this Saturday. Some friends of mine from Hattiesburg, MS are on tour, and they’re making a Montgomery stop. They’re called Ostrov, and they’re touring with a Baton Rouge band called Christworm, and local favorites V-8 Death Car are also on the bill. Details here.