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The Code of Antics Mini Series - Episode 4

Episode 4 of The Code of Antics Mini Series is here! In this episode, we continue learning more about the members, completing the list with Joseph, Ivan and Luke! "The Code of Antics" is Relikc's debut album and will be released all over the interwebz on the 21st July 2017! Please like and subscribe to stay updated, and visit our website www.relikc.com to learn about the band and our music.

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The Code of Antics Mini Series - Episode 3

The third episode in our mini series titled "The Code of Antics" presents two members of the band, Keith and Lesnich. Learn more about our singer and drummer, their personalities, and their role within the band. "The Code of Antics" is Relikc's debut album and will be released all over the interwebz on the 21st July 2017! Please like and subscribe to stay updated, and visit our website www.relikc.com to learn about the band and our music.

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Phase 7: Backing Vocals

As we explored and developed our style of funk we found ourselves adding more and more vocals in the songs, either as choral harmonies, or as counterpoint. This is of course characteristic of the styles that funk originated from, i.e. Soul and Gospel.It was only natural that we would include more singers into the project, in order to increase the variety of voices and achieve rich textures in the vocals. 

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The Code of Antics Mini Series - Episode 1

The first in a series of episodes describing our journey as a band through the years, and throughout the process of writing and recording our debut album 'The Code of Antics', which will be released in summer 2017! Our hope is to give you guys a closer look at who we are and why we love doing what we do. Enjoy and stay tuned!

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Phase 6: Horn Section

With the core band finished, the next step was to record the other musicians in the extended line-up, starting with the horn section. Though typically a five-piece band, over the years we have been increasing our numbers, inviting additional musicians to our performances. We're very excited to hear how the horn section will complement the core band, at times carrying the hooks, and other times playing counterpart melodies and harmonies.

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Phase 3: Keyboards

Next up was keyboards. Once more, this proved to be quite the speed run. The keyboard tracks for 10 songs were recorded in one day, making it quite an intense session. Over the years I have assembled a small collection of keyboards, most of which managed to feature in some way in the recorded tracks. 

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Phase 2: Bass Guitar

Next member to lock himself up in the studio was Ivan. Following three intense days of drum tracking, it was now time to lay down the bass tracks. The pressure was on. Completing the bass tracking for an album in just two sessions was not an easy feat, but our producer Kenny was there to guide me throughout the process, closing off the foundation of the album's groove section.

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