Posts tagged Patrick Dennis
Patrick Dennis re-launches Wharfechild as a full-service Creative House. 
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"Musician and Creative Director Patrick Dennis is expanding on his Wharfechild Recording Co. by launching a Creative House, aptly named Wharfechild, who's mission will be to help disrupt, engage and inspire audiences for socially concerned Artists and Brands. 

Combining his years as a music producer, creative director, artist, and writer finally under one umbrella, Patrick is looking to Wharfechild to help inspire a future that grows beyond our ideas of isolation and division, working with ideas of collaboration in order to create and market new products and ideas. Working with our client-brands and using their marketing efforts as the launching point, Wharfechild will help to re-think how business and audiences grow by listening and learning from each other, inviting discussion, collaboration and understanding in the process.  

“We will engage with audiences in new and inspiring ways, revealing a brand’s social DNA while expanding its presence in the world. And we'll use art, film and music as the tools to get there. Doing good and being in business is not mutually exclusive. If your brand has a [true soul], finding new ways to share that [soul] will help you to connect on a much deeper level with your audience. …And if it doesn’t have a soul than you probably don’t want us coming anywhere near you.“  

It’s been Patrick’s dream for years to create a home for Art, Philosophy, Social Change and Business Leaders to find new ways to combine their efforts and thrive bringing both growth and change to the wider world. A place where these leaders could collaborate, growing and learning from each other. Wharfechild, which began as a music publisher and a record label for Patrick’s own releases, will not only continue to distribute that work but will also begin releasing a new series of work from other Artists, Musicians and Writers in 2019 and beyond. 

For more information please contact Jessica McIntosh, Head of Business Development at jessica@wharfechild.com or visit us as we launch online at www.wharfechild.com.”

ON AIR AT 91X & FM 94/9

I went on air last night, along with new band member Bill Driskill, in San Diego at both 91X and 94/9 FM to talk about our first show coming up this weekend debuting the new songs from 'Fürst In The Dirt' live for the first time and supporting the legendary John Doe at San Diego's equally legendary Casbah.

We met some great new San Diego bands, saw dear old friends, ate killer sandwiches, drank tequila and laughed hard and loud along with Mr Tim Pyles over at 91X and TJ over at 94/9. They spun 6 songs in total from the new album and surprised me with their choices. Pleasantly.

It's great to be back in San Diego.

- PD 

INTERVIEW: With AllAccess.com
Photo: Will Von Bolton

Photo: Will Von Bolton

An interview I did with with writer and broadcaster Jim Villanueva all about the new record. Yes, it's more "blah blah blah" from me, but I have to thank Jim for such an enjoyable chat (it was supposed to be 10 minutes but we both just kept gabbing away for over an hour) and for pointing a few things out to me about my record that I hadn't even considered! 

And a little background on Jim. He was the Program Director at Southern California's KLOS radio station in it's heyday, a station that I grew up listening to. Apart from great tunes, they'd manage to broadcast these fantastic live shows live from the LA venues that I could only imagine about at 14. Really great to talk to him and say thanks.

I enjoyed the chat. I hope that you do too. 

INTERVIEW on ALLACCESS.com

'Scriptures' enters Guinness Book Of World Records!

It was announced today by Mike Peters of The Alarm and his Love Hope Strength Foundation, that the song, 'Scriptures' that a host of talented people and supporters contributed to last September has achieved Guinness BOWR status! Myself and Cindy Wasserman were honored to have written and sang chapter 12 of 72 chapters with Mike and Co at Abbey Road Studios in London. So after taking a second to 'Pat' ourselves on the back I now ask YOU to get involved, learn about WHY we recorded the track and download it, buy the CD, spread it all around.

All proceeds from the sales of the recording are in support of the Unrelated Marrow Donor Registry of Hadassah ℅ Ein Karem Medical Centre, Jeruslaem, Israel which is dedicated to saving lives throughout the Middle East through the use of a revolutionary blood cancer treatment. The only agenda is to ignore ethnic and political boundaries and treat ALL who need it in the Middle East, bringing potential healing in a whole lot of spectacular ways.

For info on the session you can read my entry here and to get involved with this inspiring project please follow these links:

LOVE HOPE STRENGTH FOUNDATION

'SCRIPTURES' ON ITUNES

'SCRIPTURES' ON CD

 

Cover Art for 'Fürst In The Dirt' by P Jay Fidler

I have to call out the cover art for the new album because it was painted by my friend and renowned artist, P Jay Fidler. I love his images and the complex stories they tell and this cover in particular. The image is hand hewn, organic and a little twisted just like the music on the record and I'm exceptionally proud that he wanted to do it. P Jay and I met a number of years ago when the Truckee Brothers approached him to do the cover for our 'Double Happiness" album, which I still think is a classic cover, and we became fast buddies as a result. It's great to have a member of the extended family involved in the visuals like this.

And I'm very excited that the result is going to end up on 12" vinyl jackets and printed by one of the best print houses in the business! I can't wait to share it with you on June 19th. 

- Patrick

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Rolling Tape

I snuck a shot of the tape rolling on the recording sessions at Playground Sound in Nashville, TN where we're in the thick of working on my debut full length solo-album. Producing with Cosmic Thug is proving to be not only the right fit, but the music is coming out in a flood of ideas and sounds. Studio all day, then home at night to write for the next day's session with a little good food tossed in between. And to top it off, my old Truckee Brothers bandmate, Matt Lynott agreed to join us for the duration so we're like a four armed Quad-clops on steroids.

I love that guy. He's helped carry me through a lot. Inspiring. Inventive. And funny as hell. All I know is we are on our way. All our asses are wigglin'. What a blast. The excitement mounts.