I wrote, performed and recorded 12 brand new albums in 2014, each written in a new genre each month. All downloads are pay what you want, even free. All songs were written in the month they were recorded, resulting in over 100 brand new songs.
Albums by month and genre:
1)The Circle (January 2014)- Electronic
2)Rhetorical Personal Moratorium (February 2014)- Acoustic
3)Ides (March 2014)- Goth Rock
4)Love Songs For Strangers (April 2014)- Soul
5)Third Party (May 2014) - Hip-Hop/Electronic
6)Into the Wild (June 2014) - Country
7)Live: The Pizdons (July 2014) - Punk/Metal/Comedy
8)Soft and Loud (August 2014) - 80's New Wave
9)B.A.M. - Impulse (September 2014) - Improvisational
10)Nightmares Burrowed - Various (October 2014)- Spoken Word
11)Gratitude (November 2014) - Reggae
12)Snowmen VS The Machine (December 2014) - Musical
--Terry McClain AKA The Realside
The Realside - Rhetorical Personal Moratorium (February 2014)
An acoustic pop-rock album with hints of blues and folk. All songs written and recorded in February 2014.
Terry McClain: Guitar, Bass, Vocals, Keys, Snare on "Feathers & Roses" Writing; / Jonathan Abel: Percussion / Ryan Coleman: Lap Steel & Bass on "Hometown" ; / Stuart Montez: Slide Guitar on "Across The Line"
The Realside - Thief 2:430:00/2:43
Ides (March 2014)
Love Songs For Strangers (April 2014)
A pop-soul-funk album written and recorded in April 2014. Terry McClain: All writing, vocals, drums, keys, percussion & guitar; Drums recorded by Ryan Coleman at the Cole Mine, Murfreesboro, TN. Bass recorded/performed by Ryan Coleman at the Cole Mine, Murfreesboro, TN except for tracks 4 & 9. Bass on 1-3,5-8 & 10 by Ryan Coleman. Bass on 4 & 9 by AJ Nua. Sax on 2, 4 & 7 by Keith McQuarrie. Track 9 co-written with AJ Nua and Track 10 co-written with Ryan Coleman.
3rd Party (May 2014) (Explicit Lyrics)
Into The Wild (June 2014)
An album for June based on old country, blues and folk influences. Terry McClain: All writing, lead vocals, bg vocals, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass (except "She's Leaving Again"). Michael Brown: Percussion, electric/steel guitars, bass & drums on "She's Leaving Again." & Mandolin/Slide on "The Island." Ryan Coleman: Drums and Lap Steel on "Without You," "Reasons Why I Drink," "Boomerang" & "In My Dreams." Drums also on "Bar Fight," "The One That Got Away," "Out On The Lake" & "In My Dreams." Jonathan Abel: Drums on "The Devil's Smoke Ring." Logan Propst: Harmonica on "Bar Fight" and bg vocals on "Out On The Lake." Mixed by Terry McClain. All parts by others recorded at their studios.
The Pizdons - Live at The Boro (July 2014) (Explicit Lyrics)
An Iranian punk metal band on a voyage to NYC. Cover photos by Alisa Tate.
Fariq Nazdi Pizdon: Drums/lead vocals (Terry McClain)
Bier Chugar Pizdon: Bass, backing vocals (Keith McQuarrie)
Bin Lodenbols Pizdon: Guitar (Lars Hall)
Madame Nikki: Lead vocal on "S&M" (Nikki Oliff)
Recorded by John McGhee live at The Boro Bar & Grill July 26, 2014.
Written in July by Terry McClain & The Pizdons
Soft and Loud (August 2014)
B.A.M. - Impulse (September 2014)
An improvisational collaboration between Ben Becker and Terry McClain. All instruments and vocals improvised with no pre planning. Recorded in Wartrace & Murfreesboro, TN.
Terry McClain: Vocals, rhodes, guitars, percussion, electric drums, bass; Ben Becker: Drums, bass, 2 string guitar, theremin, vibraphone, tympani, assorted percussion