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Unnatural Blonde (2010)

Recorded at Serene Dominic's home on GarageBand, this song cycle was conceived as a literal song-by-song retelling of the movie Vertigo and serves as the demos for a work-in-progress musical titled "A Swimming in the Head" for which Serene Dominic is writing the book for right now. He hopes to have it ready to be performed in Phoenix by late 2010. That's cutting it close pretty but as the RPM Challenge proved, anything is possible if you don't mind the rush.

24 Originals Happening Now! (2011)

Last year Serene Dominic recorded a 15-song concept album called Unnatural Blonde. This year he is turning in a sprawling 24 song collection entitled 24 Originals Happening Now, based on an old single album TV record offer from the Sixties. He plans to approach each cut as a various artists compilation which means creating 24 distinct groups or acts.

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Serene Dominic

BIOGRAPHY

Serene Dominic is a performer, journalist, screenwriter and author living in Phoenix, AZ. He has recorded three albums for Bendi Records, hosted a vidcast for Killing Time Productions and wrote a highly acclaimed book about composer Burt Bacharach. Having never been able to successfully program a VCR, he recorded his first-ever RPM Challenge entirely in GarageBand in 2010. Hope you people enjoy "Modern Rock Drummer Beat No. 23."This year he turns in a 24-song album with 24 accompanying videos on his YouTube channel.

BAND MEMBERS
Serene Dominic- vocals, guitar, bass, keyboards, percussion Additional Personnel - Chris Doyle, Jim Speros, Joe Nugent Andy Samford, James Miles. Joe Montgomery (Black Pepper Sea, Russ Walton,Letter Seventeen, Monopoli, uglifruit, World Weary and Wise, Hate Mail and Keith Landry

YEARS COMPLETED
2010,2011

GENRES
Alternative,College Rock

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.serenedominic.com
http://www.myspace.com/serenedominic
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4X9xzC5C24E


Completed Albums

Unnatural Blonde(2010)

Recorded at Serene Dominic's home on GarageBand, this song cycle was conceived as a literal song-by-song retelling of the movie Vertigo and serves as the demos for a work-in-progress musical titled "A Swimming in the Head" for which Serene Dominic is writing the book for right now. He hopes to have it ready to be performed in Phoenix by late 2010. That's cutting it close pretty but as the RPM Challenge proved, anything is possible if you don't mind the rush.


Swimming in My Head
You'll Never Let Me Go
Drop of a Hat   (preferred)   Download
I Stalk Around
Dream Along with Me…Darkly
In Bed By Nine
All That Love Has Worn Away
Pinch Me!
It Is What It Is (demeaned river)   Download
General Time Horizon
Can't Unring a Bell
Dress You, Paint You    Download
Up Up Up (…in three movements!)   Download
Forget Love
Overwhelming Dream   Download

24 Originals Happening Now!(2011)

Last year Serene Dominic recorded a 15-song concept album called Unnatural Blonde. This year he is turning in a sprawling 24 song collection entitled 24 Originals Happening Now, based on an old single album TV record offer from the Sixties. He plans to approach each cut as a various artists compilation which means creating 24 distinct groups or acts.


Unfriend Me
The Lights Go Down and Out
Independent Thought
Sarsaparilla Lillian
That Longing
FWB
My Secret Life
What Are You In For?
When Love Walks Thru These Walls
Agony
Maintenance