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The Site Is Complete!

The Site Is Complete!

HaroldKing.info is complete, which means I successfully passed my penultimate semester at Austin Community College, and have a blog ready to roll out. I've got more plans for my internet empire (social media, etc.) so I'm going to hold of on the "official" launch. This has been a really fun experiment, as I've never worked with any of the popular…
Country Music in 2013

Country Music in 2013

Well, either country fans know what they like, or the hit machine has managed to sneak a few by us! From the perspective of a songwriter, I love how formulaic country music is these days (it makes it easy), but who's to say there isn't a hint of elusive charm to each individual track? Definitely food for thought.
New White Denim!

New White Denim!

I've been a huge fan of White Denim ever since I played a couple shows with them at (the old) Antones a few years back. Their new album Corsicana Lemonade is really great! Kudos fellas!
Helping out over at Orb Recording Studios

Helping out over at Orb Recording Studios

What a fun day! I helped the guys at Orb Recording Studios move in their SSL G-Series console and ginormous Ocean Way monitors. These things were all HUGE! Supposedly the board weighs over 1,200 lbs and it was quite a challenge to relocate. It was previously installed in a Canadian broadcast facility and it'll be a great match with those…
In the Studio!

In the Studio!

Currently in the studio working on a new single, a couple Scarlet Pangolin tracks, and the Steady State EP. Looking for collaborations too! I'm really hoping to release some actual recordings in anticipation of graduation. Stay tuned!
Internship at Orb Studios

Internship at Orb Studios

I recently found out that a brand new studio is opening up in town where a very prolific and long-time friend of mine Kevin Butler will be House Engineer. Kevin and I met in high school when we were still playing shows at "The Duck Pond". Back then we just wanted to make music happen any way, anywhere, but we're…
Red River Declared Official Cultural District

Red River Declared Official Cultural District

City Council has declared the Red River strip in downtown Austin an official Historical District thanks to a lot of petitioning and hard work. This is significance because, as many locals already know, the booming local economy has brought all sorts of changes to our beautiful city. No matter what your stance is on the 15,000+ people who move here…