Daysies update: Shows, recording, new vids

(L to R) Jenn Day Thompson, Rebecca Day (The Crazy Daysies) with Jared Rush (Third Man Entertainment)
Getting ready to perform at the Tiffany Show December 2: (L to R) Jennifer Day Thompson and Rebecca Day (The Crazy Daysies) with Jared Rush (Third Man Entertainment). Photo: Indie Art South.

It’s been awhile since I updated everyone on The Crazy Daysies. What with the COVID shutdowns, we’ve all had a serious adjustment. The good news is performances are becoming more common, and they’ve had plenty of time to work on recordings and new videos. Continue reading “Daysies update: Shows, recording, new vids”

Jax Beach group Gunboat Diplomats make top 100 at Bandwagon Network

Gunboat Diplomats single 'Judgment Road'Jacksonville beach recording group The Gunboat Diplomats can add another item to their achievement list. One of their songs made the top 100 on a radio network with global reach. Continue reading “Jax Beach group Gunboat Diplomats make top 100 at Bandwagon Network”

With major film placement success, Gunboat Diplomats release new song

Florida recording group Gunboat Diplomats has gone one better, and that’s saying a lot. This group’s song “Crazy About You” is part of the soundtrack for M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film Glass. Imagine heading to the theater and seeing your song in a major motion picture. Having scored at the top of the meter in an amazing way, the group is releasing their latest song, “Judgment Road,” and it is most definitely a winner. Continue reading “With major film placement success, Gunboat Diplomats release new song”

Jax and Florida media clueless about major film with Gunboat Diplomats’ song

Media in Jacksonville and Florida in general are a sleepy bunch, especially when it comes to the arts. One major accomplishment has apparently escaped media attention. Jacksonville Beach recording group The Gunboat Diplomats’ song “Crazy About You” is included in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest film Glass. I had to laugh after an email exchange with one of the Diplomats because he shared that news with me as an afterthought.  Continue reading “Jax and Florida media clueless about major film with Gunboat Diplomats’ song”

Gunboat Diplomats get down to the bones with latest, “Original Sin”

I’m a sucker for lyrics, courtesy of my being a sucker for poetry. That’s one reason, I guess, the latest recording from Gunboat Diplomats, “Original Sin”, is still stuck in my head. GD, as I wrote in an earlier article, aren’t your typical gig group. They focus on recording, although members of the group do gigs on their own. When I tag one of them, it’s always first name ‘Gunboat’ followed by the musician’s real last name. “Original Sin” is part of their forthcoming album Manifest Destiny. You’re probably wondering why their latest lyrics stuck in my head.  Continue reading “Gunboat Diplomats get down to the bones with latest, “Original Sin””