Dec 10, 2012 0
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Jul 9, 2012 4
Calling All DJ’s, Bands, Producers and Music Nerds: Logan Lynn’s “Turn Me Out” Remix Contest Now Taking Submissions!
It’s that time again! With the “Turn Me Out” music video approaching (and the full record following closely behind) Davey, Gino and I decided that it would be fun to have a good, old-fashioned remix contest. If you are a DJ, Band, Producer or Music Nerd and would like to have your work showcased on upcoming singles and used all over ye ole internets and in dance clubs promoting this new record we’ve been working on the past two years, here’s your chance!
We are looking for remixes of my new single “Turn Me Out” in all genres. Winners will receive my entire discography (1999-2012) as well as more exposure than you will know what to do with. All submissions must be received by Friday, August 10th (so you have a little over one month to make the magic happen). Please submit your track in hi-quality WAV or AIFF format to Logan@LoganLynnMusic.com. To download all the files and remixable audio stems you’ll need for said magic making, CLICK HERE (for the instruments and vocals) and also HERE (for the dry vocals). All entries, even those which are not chosen as contest winners, will be featured on LoganLynnMusic.com. Additionally, if we choose to officially release your track, you will get 50% of the profit from sales.
I can’t wait to hear what you all come up with!
To listen to “Turn Me Out” free now, click on the single cover below.Tweet
May 23, 2012 0
Well, kids? My new single “Turn Me Out” is being released TWO WEEKS FROM TODAY on Tuesday, June 5th! There will be a new music video to follow, as well as a bunch of remixes over the coming months before the full record (as of yet untitled) comes out, but you only have to wait 14 more days for summer jam time!
We released the tracklist, audio and pre-order today here:
Logan Lynn: “Turn Me Out” (2012 Logan Lynn Music)
Produced by Gino Mari.
1. Turn Me Out
2. Turn Me Out (Instrumental)
We are sending it out to press this week, so chances are pretty good it will start popping up places sooner than the 5th. In the meantime, here is one of the promo photos. I have decided wearing pants is for the birds…
The countdown to June 5th is on!
May 15, 2012 0
Logan Lynn Announces Release Date and Cover Art for New Single – “Turn Me Out” Coming Tuesday, June 5th, 2012!
Well, it’s been exactly two years since I announced I would be taking a two year hiatus and I am pleased to report that it is officially over next month. I’ve been working on a new record which is slated for this fall, and am going to be releasing the 1st single, “Turn Me Out” on Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 (3 weeks from today). The song was co-written by David Appaloosa (from pop supergroup The Hugs), and was produced and engineered by Gino Mari at The Country Club Recording Studios in Portland, Oregon.
We started shooting the “Turn Me Out” video this week as well, so…stay tuned! So much fun stuff happening…
Still keeping the audio for this new track under lock and key, but I released the cover art today. Check it out:
Logan Lynn: “Turn Me Out”
Release Date: Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
Lyrics and Vocals by Logan Lynn.
Music and Programming by David Appaloosa.
Produced and Engineered by Gino Mari .
Recorded & Mixed at The Country Club – Portland, Oregon.
Mar 21, 2012 0
I wrote this song about my darling Aleksandr. It started as an A cappella song and morphed into an acoustic song, then I decided I liked it better A cappella so I switched it back. That’s the version you hear below. “We Were Around Before” is the last song on my “Everything You Touch Turns To Gold” E.P. (available exclusively on Bandcamp HERE free).
Have a listen:
Oct 4, 2011 0
Well, folks…it’s been a year and a half since I went on hiatus from music world and it’s been really good for me. I’ve immersed myself in activism and community work in Portland and have managed to stay put for a second. A lot of happy stuff has come into my life as a result of my deciding to sink the boat I was on before and I don’t ever regret having done so. It needed to happen and while at the time many people thought I was fucking crazy, as it turns out, it was the right choice. ALL of it.
With a little bit of distance between the stress of constantly touring and my everyday life now I have been able to separate the parts of the music industry I like from the parts I do not. In many ways I have gone back to how it was in the beginning—no pressure, no competition, no financial motivation to be more “mainstream” or “successful”—just me, my feelings, my keyboard, a pen and some paper. It’s been lovely to get back in touch with why I started off on this career path in the first place. In searching for that I seem to have accidentally unblocked myself and have, over the past 18 months, written a new record-one which I am already proud of and so excited to make.
I have already reached out to a few different folks who I want to work with on this one. I’m not going to set up shop with just one producer for the project. I am thinking of it as a chance to collaborate with a variety of talented people on a variety of tracks, then see where it lands. There are no rules anymore so it’s really just about the music. I don’t care how famous you are or who you’ve worked with in the past. If I’m inspired by your work, you’re in. If I’m not, you’re not.
If you would like to work on this new record with me and are interested in throwing yourself into the mix of potential producers, send an email to Logan@LoganLynnMusic.com with up to 3 original, unreleased instrumental works attached in MP3 format. Any genre is fine. Push me out of the box I’ve been living in if you dare! The only thing that is non-negotiable with this project is that YOU MUST BE THE OWNER OF THE SUBMITTED MATERIAL. I will be listening to all of your tracks over the course of November and will be identifying people from there.
Really looking forward to hearing from you. I don’t know about you but I’m feeling better than I have in years and it’s coming through in these new songs. Let’s make something pretty together!
May 4, 2011 0
The kids over at Portland Newsweekly Just Out ran a mini-interview with me this week about a whole mess of messy stuff and posted my new video on their site! You can check it out by clicking the current issue cover below or keep reading under that for the transcript…
From Just Out: (4/4/2011)
“Unless you’ve been living under rocks and/or endlessly napping the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard/read about Logan Lynn‘s excellent new video, the visually intriguing (stunning, even) “Quickly As We Pass.” A nostalgic blend of live action people and more two-dimensional, still cut-out counterparts (oh, how art mirrors life) make their way through cityscapes, streets, buildings, living rooms, bedrooms–and even get naked. Fitting for a song that talks about waking up “clothed in our right minds and nothing else.” As usual, Lynn takes the ordinary, the banal, mixes it all up, and turns out five minutes of salacious sensory overload. Like us, you’ll probably have to watch the video a few times before catching everything that’s happening–and even then you’ll be hard-pressed to soak up every bit, every quirk.
Just Out caught up with Logan and talked briefly about retirements and MTV. On his much-discussed hiatus, Lynn, who now helps lead the gay crusade at Q Center, opines: “I think people were always cynical about my motives for going on hiatus–like it was a big publicity stunt a la Cher where I was planning to pop out of a cake in 6 months with a new band and a world tour. I really did take the break because I needed to, and always said I was planning on turning music back into a hobby rather than my job. This is what that looks like. I got rid of the parts (and people) that were making me miserable a year ago and have spent the time since cultivating a personal life and rediscovering the parts which were enjoyable to me.”
On the fruitful video collaboration: “The director, Jeffrey McHale, and I had worked together on my ‘Bottom Your Way To The Top’ video in 2009, so the collaboration was a no-brainer. He’s a visionary.” Regarding wanting our MTV, and altering content a bit for MTV’s audiences: “These days MTV means Logo, VH1, & MTV2, but I have an artist page on MTV.com where I’m sure it will end up as well. They have always been very supportive of me and continue to be. I will say we are having a lot of edits from standards and practices this time around though. Evidently life-size cardboard cutout porn is a no-no for mainstream America. Who knew?”
The video and song, both vintage Logan Lynn–you’ll recognize the first beat and lyrical declaration, “no good deed will go unpunished”–are refreshing returns to electronic-pop form and the visual stylings fans know and love. (Read: there’s no band this time around.) So, dear readers, grab your best headphones and cozy up for awhile with “Quickly As We Pass.” Pay attention to the lyrics. You’ll be surprised by how well Logan Lynn gets you. And although we’re super sad he didn’t pop out of any cakes–we’re glad he’s “back.”
-Daniel Borgen, Just Out NewsweeklyTweet