Thursday, June 23, 2011

“Country Girl” Soundtrack is coming along – get your pre-orders in by Sunday, July 10th

The ARL Band has been in the studio for the past couple of weeks recording some original music for an upcoming indie film being shot here in Portland in July.  The film is a “coming of age” story about a young female singer, whose character’s songs appear throughout the movie.  Dave & Jozi are working closely with this award-winning director, Devon Gidley, to provide seven original songs for the lead role to perform throughout the film.  The tracks that we’ve laid down have come out very nicely, and we look forward to polishing them up for the finished project.

In addition to the songs appearing in the film, ARL would also like to produce a “motion picture soundtrack” to accompany the release of the film.  In order to do this, we are looking to raise some capital to cover our production costs using “kickstarter.”  If you aren’t familiar with kickstarter, it is a fun, no-risk way to pre-purchase copies of the soundtrack, DVD of the movie, T-Shirts, signed SWAG, and the like.  If you pledge a certain amount by Sunday, July 10th at 11:59pm AND we hit our goal, your credit card will be charged, and you will get the above mentioned SWAG.  Conversely, if we don’t meet our goal, no one gets charged a dime, and we may not move forward with creating the “soundtrack” portion of the project outside of what appears in the film (we have additional songs that we would like to include that may not appear in the film).

As of this morning, we are at $418 in pledges (15% there!) with 13 backers.  July 10th at 11:59pm is only 17 days away, and we would be ever so grateful if you joined us in this exciting venture!  How often do you get to make a movie soundtrack?  How fun is that?

Love to have you join us.

See the video, hear a couple “scratch tracks” for the movie, and get more information here:  http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/697607133/music-for-indie-musical-film-country-girl

DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
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Monday, June 20, 2011

All Requests Live Band honored to be a part of Joe & Kim’s big day

The ARL Band had an opportunity to offer our musicianship, lighting and DJ services to Joe & Kim at their wedding on Saturday night.  With standard northwest rain throughout the morning, things were a little touch-and-go for an inside vs. outside ceremony.  However, God showed up and the skies parted for the couple to share their vows in a beautiful garden ceremony.
Kim had requested a very specific song for their first dance, “The Way You Look Tonight” – a duet by Elton John and Shania Twain.  A song that wasn’t available anywhere else but a mediocre version on YouTube.  So, the ARL band got together and Dave and Jozi stepped in for a nice rendition for their first dance. 
What brought further tears to the eyes of the crowd, was when the mothers joined the happy couple on the dance floor for their first dances with their children.  A very touching moment, indeed.
The wedding-goers were no stranger to both writing and texting in their song requests!  Both DJ Matt on the sound board and Dave on stage were both feverishly looking through the very extensive list of requests that were pouring in from the friends and family.  We were able to get a bunch in, but still left a lot we could have played.  Note: Get those requests in early!
Joe certainly helped out with the entertainment, as he both sang a Jim Brickman song to serenade his new bride, and finished the night up nicely with a completely impromptu version of “Sweet Home Alabama!”
Joe and Kim, it was our pleasure to be a part of your happy day!
DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
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Friday, June 10, 2011

ARL Band is in the Studio: Pre-Orders avaiable thru July 10th

The "All Requests Live" Band is heading into the studio this weekend to start work on material that will be the soundtrack for an indie film shooting here in Portland.  7 feature songs are scheduled to appear in the film, and more on the original soundtrack.

For more info on this project and an opportunity to pre-order and pre-screen the film and soundtrack, visit http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/697607133/music-for-indie-musical-film-country-girl

If you would like to send your support (which we would greatly appreciate), you will need to act soon.  The pre-order & pre-screening spots close on Sunday, July 10th at 11:59pm!  The film is scheduled to be completed later this fall.

DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
Call/text (503) 489-8275
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Rachae's Wedding to be Rustic

ARL is looking forward to Rachae's wedding out in Hillsboro in the beautiful setting of Noblewoods Park!

DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
Call/text (503) 489-8275
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Monday, June 6, 2011

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Pop Music at Pop Culture Tonight

The ARL Band is tuning up and getting ready to play your requests tonight at Pop Culture in Downtown Vancouver, WA tonight at 7pm.  This is a public charity concert, with a $5 cover to  raise funds for the tornado victims.  See you out there tonight with your requests ready!


DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
Call/text (503) 489-8275
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Sweet 16 Party!

Sweet 16 Party comin' up on Saturday!!!
DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
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ARL Sound to Record Eric Skye Jazz Trio at the Old Church

ARL is pround to announce that we will be recording the Eric Skye Jazz Trio LIVE on Friday, June 24th at the Old Church in Portland.  For more information on the event, check out Erik's website at http://www.ericskye.com/
DJ Dave & the “All Requests Live” Band
Call/text (503) 489-8275
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