Rebekah Lane and Kevin G. Becker workforce up for epic EDM Cat music Kickstarter
Off-Broadway director Rebekah Lane and acclaimed composer and transmedia artist Kevin G. Becker introduced at the moment their debut music album, DJ Bubbs and the Cat Tracks: Songs that Give You Pause — launched at the moment on Kickstarter. In this epic album, songs embody “The Cat Chose Me” which catalogs the expertise of any cat lover who’s gloated to others within the room when the cat has chosen their lap and “The Lizards are Taunting” which seeks to voice interior trauma and longing home cats expertise each day.
“This was a COVID-19 venture. Kevin and I discovered that we wished to create artwork, however wanted one thing to carry us out of the gloom. We each work within the performing arts, and theatre was shutting down round us. We had been confronted with the terrifying query: what will we do if we don’t create theatre? We discovered ourselves singing to the cat to carry our spirits. I began recording the vocal strains. Kevin agreed, first begrudgingly after which a bit of too enthusiastically, to provide the music. The creation course of continues to deliver us a ton of pleasure.” stated Lane.
Lane and Becker are usually not the primary artists to sing tribute to their cat, and so they gained’t be the final. The distinctive taste they convey to cat themed music is the storytelling and theatricality. “This album venture has so many influences. It’s a love letter, by homage, to all of the genres I grew up with. It’s Dimitri from Paris meets Deadmau5, together with a W. B. Yeats poem spoken over musical backing within the vein of the opening second of David Lynch’s movie Dune. The album’s sole aim is to make you smile by its absurdity and ease” stated Becker. “We wish to create this album so cat lovers can take the music house and rejoice their cats with their households in fashion.”
In addition to Lane and Becker, DJ Bubbs and the Cat Tracks consists of various visible and performing artists. Orlando photographer Brittney Walsh has created the first promotional and album artwork. Allison Wilson, fashionable visible artist on Threadless.com, will craft the design for the album t-shirt. Lane’s father, James F. Lane Jr. has contributed to the lyrics. We will launch the Kickstarter with a medley efficiency of the primary 4 songs commissioned by the Downtown Orlando Festival, Immerse on October sixteenth at 8:35 pm and 10:15 pm. In this efficiency dancers Aaron Ellis, Katie DeBari, Sarah Lockard, and Darci Riccardi will play DJ Bubbs and the Transformed Crazy Cat Ladies in a high-energy dance efficiency. The manufacturing workforce consists of Alyssa Will Zegers (stage supervisor and assistant producer), Cathy Cox (costume design), and Sam Catone (set design).
“When we conceived this album, I knew it will broaden into reside efficiency as soon as it was protected for audiences to collect once more” stated Lane. “Creating music is thrilling. Sharing it by reside efficiency is much more rewarding. Finalizing the music is step one in an epic cat-venture.”
And simply in case you had been questioning in regards to the sincerity of their cat-obsession, each Lane and Becker are dedicated to cats. Lane grew up with household cats ‘saved’ from her grandfather’s barn in Illinois, and religiously learn cat-themed fiction as a toddler. Becker had an excellent deeper cat expertise.
“A cat saved my life” stated Becker. “I didn’t notice I had pneumonia. I used to be laying on the sofa, too exhausted to go to work. My brother’s cat, Bubba, walked as much as me and stated ‘Kevin. You’re sick. You ought to name your mother.’ When I referred to as my mother and advised her the cat stated I wanted assist, she rushed to take me to the hospital. When I arrived, I used to be 5 minutes away from going right into a coma.”
The album is accessible solely by Kickstarter till November 15, 2021.
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