GETTING SIGNED TO EMI!
ClassX in 2012, Hey guys, I know we haven’t posted in forever, lots of news we’ve been hard at work on a new album, so far we’ve got 4 of tracks down in the studio looking to do 5 more in the coming months. Aside from that the Gongshow Hockey videos that featured our songs and blew up on Youtube are being taken to NHL Network on a show called “Gongshow Hockey...
Hey everyone, I know its been awhile just wanted to take some time and update the tumblr following, We have been playing out of town quite a bit these days, we rocked El Mocombo in Toronto with Dean Lickyer, Stuck on Planet Earth and The Set a few weeks back and it was awesome. It was great to play in a venue with such a rich history, this place has hosted The Rolling Stones, Stevie Ray Vaughn,...
THE CLASSIX UPDATE
Guys! So much stuff going on right now, its gonna be hard to fit in one update.. We’ve been so busy playing shows, writing, recording, and working we haven’t had much time to do updates! We apologize but lots of great stuff going on! We just found out we will be playing live on Much Music this summer as part of a contest, which we just got word about! On top of that we are playing...
Live What You Love update
Hey everyone, we’ve been meaning to send out this message for awhile but we have been extremely busy spending lots of time everyday in the studio…We wanted to apologize for the lack of video updates, and explain what we’ve decided to do moving forward. We are going to be going back to regular video updates, and we will try to be doing 1-2 a week because doing 7 a week is...
Day 28 - New Music Report Card (episode 1)
Hey everyone, Lots of great stuff has happened since the first week of April when we started this blog, people have been promoting our stuff in a variety of ways from a fan using “Live What You Love” in a video for a class project ..multiple blogs about our new EP.. including this one in Japan blogging about our cd, while hes talking about the after shocks of the earthquakes.. ...
Day 26, 27 - Blues Jams
Here are two videos from a jam session the boys had while me and josh were trying to figure out why the PA was not working haha: Part 2:
DAY 26 - FAN VIDEO!
Hey guys, Today were doing something different, were going to post a video from a fan! She uploaded it yesterday and after we read her comment we decided we’d re-post it for todays video! We met Liz when we opened for Stereo’s a few weeks ago.. and here’s the story behind her making the video.. as well as the video. Glad the “Live What You Love” idea is catchin on:...
Hey guys, do to how many videos we missed posting on here, I am just going to post them all at once, because things got messed up… To update you guys, we have been really busy spending every single night locked in matty’s basement.. writing, and jamming, and re-writing, and re working our newest songs to go into the studio. Instead of writing 3 songs and recording all of them...
Day 22 - Re-do of "Steal My Sunshine" (Len Cover)
Hey everyone. Sorry for the lack of posts on the tumblr.. too many social networking sites too keep up with. Here is a cover of Steal my Sunshine by LEN! Me and Josh talked and decided it would be best if he re-did this cover, since the version we have up is ridiculous and i’ve wanted to take it down forever. It was the first video we ever shot, and I didn’t realize it would get...
day 20 & 21 - "Classix tunes"
Here are some updates for the day: Day 20 - Live What You Love (Mp3 stream) Day 21 - Be Somebody (mp3 stream)
Day 19,20,21 - Busyyy
Sorry guys, we;ve been super busy planning a possible tour. We’ve had booking offers all over, and we’ve been trying to sort that out on top of playing an acoustic gig last night and josh finishing up exams. Haven’t had any time to do any videos.. we really apologize for missing yesterday and today. Here is the link to day 19!
Day 18 - Pumped Up Kicks
Well sorry about this I forgot to upload the blog again! I always remember videos, but i forget about tumblr.. Here is the cover of Pumped Up Kicks we shot. Check it out! PLEASE RE POST. We want this bad boy go viral when Foster The People gets the recognition they deserve. And believe me, they are getting there.
Day 17 - Pots and Pans
This is what happens after Matt gets a few beers in him, and starts feeling the music. He finds anything that makes a sound and starts smashin’! Hope you enjoy his improvised pots and pans beat.
Day 16 - Brand New - Sic Transit Gloria Bass Cover
Another day another video. Here’s a cover of Sic Transit Gloria by Brand New. Hope you enjoy.
Day 15 - UPDATE/GIRL LIKE YOU FREE DOWNLOAD!
Thanks to everyone who came out to The Stereos show last night!! The guys running Beaverfest came to check us out and decided to put us on the bill. We will be playing June 4 with Default at the brand new ampitheatre on Windsor’s waterfront. We are stoked. To say thanks to everyone whos been supporting us we wanted to give out another free download, our single Girl Like You. Enjoy.
Day 14 - Dizzy (Guitar Tutorial)
Went back old school and posted a video tutorial of the first song we ever wrote called “Dizzy”. Free download link in the description.. check it out
Day 13 - Kennedy cover
Hey guys, Matt from The Classix here.. I posted Erics cover yesterday on youtube, and I forgot to put in a blog entry… so uhh…. Here’s the video. Watch it, comment, subscribe.. and let eric know how awesome this cover is. Cause lets be serious.. not every bass player can cover a Ratatat song.. Evan Mast is a great bassist. Check out some more Ratatat and fall in love: ...
Day 12 - Only Human *NEW SONG* (Acoustic Version)
This is our new song Only Human, we shot the video for it a few nights back… We apologize for the out of tune guitar.. we couldnt get one of strings to stay in tune with the guitar for more than 10 seconds.. but we wanted to get this posted. Hope you guys enjoy.
Day 11 - High and Dry (Acoustic Cover)
Hey guys, Here is the cover I shot for High & Dry by Radiohead. It is one of my all time favorite songs, by a phenomenal band. I’ve always wanted to do this cover…but I had to wait for my skills to get to the point where I could do it some justice. I hope its at that point haha. In case your wondering why there is a microphone in front of my face, and I used the camera...
Day 10 - The Classix Present: Raw Riffs (Session...
Here’s another clip from our jam session the other day. Hope you enjoy it -Eric
Day 9 - The Classix Present: Raw Riffs (Session 2)
Welcome to another day of Live What You Love 365 Here’s another raw riffs session. Just messing around in the basement while Matt and Josh were out of town. Hope you enjoy it. - Deo, Eric and Evola
Day 8 - "Peace of Mind" live clip
Hey guys, Just posted our video for Day 8. After the first week of this daily video blog, it has pushed us to whole new level. We shot 3 videos last night alone! Thank you for watching, its truly inspirational to know people care what we’re doing. So keep your eyes peeled for the vids from last night…[ a cover of Pumped Up Kicks by Foster The People, Only Human (Acoustic version) and...
Day 7 - "The Lost Session"
Hey guys, here is a video clip we actually shot last September.. I had just gotten a mac, and I thought because when I was editing another video and this clip dissapeared out of iMovie, i had lost it… Since then I realized I was an idiot and I found the video.. Decided today would be a good day to post it! Just another Cage The Elephant cover for all the people who are as big of fans of...
Day 6 - "Anna Molly" (Incubus Bass Cover)
Hey guys welcome to Live What You Love Day 6 I thought I’d post a bass cover to this song. I’ve been listening to lots of Incubus lately and if you’re not into them you should definitely check them out. Also, the Rod Stewart concert was awesome! A little bit old school but one of the best shows I’ve been to. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGeXTkX42_w&feature=fvwrel ...
Day 5 - The Classix Present: Raw Riffs (Session 1)
Another day, another video. This little diddy was shot while Josh and Matt were out of town for the Foster the People show in Toronto…Me and the boys jammed out some riffs this was part of what we came up with! Thanks for watching. -Eric
Day 4 - Break Even (Guitar Tutorial) *The Script*
Hey guys, Here is the update for today. I got some comments asking me what chords and strum patterns I used for the song, I hope this video helps out. Also. Foster the People and Group Love were both incredible last night.. Me, JD and a few friends got to catch them at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, if you haven’t heard either of these bands…check them out because they are going to...
Day 3 - Time To Pretend
Its DAY 3 of our Live What You Love - 365 blog, me and JD are about to start loading up the car to trek to Toronto and see Foster the People at Lee’s Palace.. if you don’t know who they are, check em out. These guys are going places. Last night, we seen two great bands at Phog Lounge that I need to plug too.. Check em out, they are called Decade of Sleep they are from T.O., and a local band...
So its Day 2, and i’ve already fallen behind.. I forgot how long each movie file takes to render and upload to youtube.. so the video we shot for tonight will be posted tomorrow. It is a cover of Time to Pretend by MGMT! Get stoked. Keep your eyes peeled for that tomorrow, in the meantime, check out the cover medley we shot at our EP Release (songs included are No Sleep Till Brooklyn by...
Day 1 - *NEW SONG* Only Human
Today is DAY 1 of our Live What You Love (365) blog. For those of you who are wondering what this blog is about, the boys and I decided to spend a little of time to blog and post a musical piece EVERY single day for a whole year. We will be posting video updates, covers, guitar lessons, pictures, and/or a written update for our fans. What better way to start things off then with a live clip from...