Lisa King has completed her debut album The Language of Birds. She calls her group The Hot Place. Inseparable from her Mosrite bass guitar, she also played a steamer trunk of vintage guitars & analog synthesizers. She co-produced the album with The Swimming Pool Q’s’ Jeff Calder at Southern Tracks Recording in Atlanta. Also featuring Mike Lynn and Robert Schmid & special guest guitarist Richard Lloyd of Television.
©2014 No Big Wheel Music/No Big Wheel Records
released May 31, 2014
The Hot Place is: Lisa King-vocals, keyboards, bass, guitars, percussion; Jeff Calder-lead guitar, vocals; Mike Lynn-guitar; and Robert Schmid-Drums
Additional guitars on Saturn Moved & Petals of Ruin (Reprise) : Richard Lloyd
Produced by: Lisa King & Jeff Calder
Recording Engineers: Steve Morrison, Tom Tapley, & C.J. Ridings at Southern Tracks and Lisa King at No Big Wheel Studios, Atlanta GA.
Assistant Engineers: C.J. Ridings, Daniel Pope, Darren Tablan, and Steven Kaiser
Editing & Additional Recording: Tim Delaney at Electron Gardens, Atlanta GA.
Mixed by: Steve Morrison at Southern Tracks with additional mixing by Greg “Fern” Quesnel and Tom Tapley
Mastered by: Rodney Mills at Rodney Mills Masterhouse
Album Design by: David Courtney and Lisa King, with special thanks to Ash Arnett
No Big Wheel Records Logo by: David Courtney
No Big Wheel Records Tricycle Kid: Steffen Sizemore
Inner Sleeve Band Photo by: Lisa King
Thanks to Assistant Engineers: C.J. Ridings, Chase Cassara, Daniel Pope, Darren Tablan, Steven Kaiser, and Jason Kingsland.
Executive Producers: Lisa King & Jeff Calder
All songs by No Big Wheel Music/Hickster Publishing, BMI 2014
Assistant Executive Producers (alphabetical by first name):
aK, AA, Adam Strohschein, Allison Tyler, Andi Morin Heifetz, Annie Graham, Annette Carpenter Wawerna, April Ososki, Austin Manso, Becky and Kyle Phillips, Bill Shaouy, Bob Fenster, Braedon de Grasse, brandi ediss, Brenda Watkins, Brian Bland, Brian Walsh, Brian Warfel, Briony Morrison, Bruce Wayne, Brumley D. Pritchett, C. Scott Davis, Carolina Beltrán, Charles Walston, Chris Humber, Chris Williams, Christopher Carter and Amy Machen Carter, Chuck and Sarah Schilling, Circe Link & Christian Nesmith, Constantino Dino Metaxopoulos, Critter Thomas, Dan Kelly, Dara Diamant Silverberg, David Bash, David Milam, Dave Millard, Dawn Amber Harju, Dean Massalsky, Deanna Kearns, Dede Hebert, Deral Fenderson, doc daniels, Doug DeLoach, Doug Hammond, Douglas Y Shiraishi II, Duane Johnson, Duane Marcus, eric suitcase, Everett Young, Eytan Mirsky, Gary L. Maher, Gayle Graizzaro, Ginger Tomlinson Wilkinson, Greg Mann, The Harperberries, Heather Carter, Ian Jones, Jason W. Faulkner, Jeff Calder, My dear friend Jeff Jensen, Jen Greeneklee, Jennifer Dunn, Jim "Sensitive Chaos" Combs, Jim and Ruth, Robert & Jinnie Schmid, Joe Scinta, John Phillips, Jonathan Aronson & Velvet Brown, Jordan Ososki, Karen Basset, KK, Kelley Ann Kelley, Kevin Haskins, Kim Ware, Kirk Waldrop, Laura Aucoin, Laurie G-Force, Lee Wiggins, Lenore Thompson, Lorraine Gates, Mark D. Duvall, M. Wheeler, Matt Brown, Matthew Jenkins, The McChins, Michael J Glass, Mike Lamont, Mike Ososki, Michael Principe, Mikel K, Mike "Moose" Smith, Lisa Russell-Hazen, Nancy Gardos, Naysayer Institute, Nikki Savitt, Pamela King, Patricia Jackson, Pattie Noah, Phil Hadaway, Philip Polk Palmer, Poppy, Rachel Adams, Robbie Rist, Roy "bello" Adcox, Scott Erickson, Stephen Smith, Steven Effinger, Steven Miller, Tess Hoffman, Tim Terilli, Wednesday Pettit, and Zoenda Parks McIntosh.
The Hot Place would like to thank: David Anderle, Jeff Andrews (Andrews Amp Lab), Daniel Ash, Kenny Aguar, Kristian Bush, Bob Cunningham (Portative Organ), DJ Gori, David J, Nick DiDia, Steve Duncan (Vocoder), Pat Fish, Kaley Fluke at United Record Pressing, Richard Goodsell (Organs, Leslie), Phil Hadaway (Vox AC-30 Tone Advisor), Kevin Haskins, Peter Heckman & Jason O'Donnell (Photography), Jim & William Reid, Richard Lloyd, Johnny Marr, Kerry Marchman (Our Guitar Tech, and for the loaning of some fabulous guitars and pedals), Rodney Mills and Matt Leatherman & Rob Dyson at Rodney Mills Masterhouse, Glenn Phillips, Nikki Sudden, Matthew Sweet, and Mark Williams.
Personal thanks to: Ms. King would like to thank Ampeg, Fender, Foster Grant, HH Amplification and Stephen Hardwick at Mailboxes Etc. in Glasgow, Scotland, for somehow getting that HH amp to us, Mosrite Guitars, and her hair stylist, Obi Figueroa. Also, Anne and Don Smith, Nora Carter, Cleo Rudeseal, Charlotte White, Travis Kotler, Rob Knight, David Courtney, Jacob Courtney (for letting us "take time from him"), Andy King, Mike Lynn, Lee Ann Lynn, Ivan Ruyle, Larry Thomas, Michele Klein, Jordan Ososki, Robert Schmid, Christin Christo & Jorik Sizemore, Ashton Christo & Steffen Sizemore, Jodi Cosper and The Joyful Girls, The Theme Music Themesters, and all of our fans and constant supporters on Facebook, Twitter, and online. Also, my Beagles Ruby and Aleister, who show me unconditional love, and put up with long hours and loud racket everyday.
Special Thanks to: Our Producer, Jeff Calder, who led, pushed, explained, supported, directed, listened to and loved us, and made this album possible; Greg “Fern” Quesnel, who believed in us, and whose generosity allowed us to take up residence in such a special studio; Steven Morrison, our Fifth Beatle, who put in long hours and endless creativity recording and mixing our record; Tim Delaney, for arranging, editing, and polishing the impossible; and Tom Tapley, for his energy, wit, and flash of lightning inspiration. We salute all of you!
Very Special Thanks to Mike Clark and Southern Tracks Recording.
This album is dedicated to Sam...we miss you, buddy.
Digital and Social Media:
Visit The Hot Place online at: www.thehotplaceband.com
Like us on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/thehotplace
Follow us on Twitter at: twitter.com/TheHotPlace
Browse our YouTube Channel at: www.youtube.com/user/thehotplaceband/
Visit us on Bandcamp at: thehotplace.bandcamp.com/album/the-language-of-birds
Lisa King on Etsy: www.etsy.com/shop/sewluckygirl