Howdy yall, and Happy 2015! We've been dangling the promise of a new album in front of you all for a while now and we're proud to say, it's not done yet! But it's getting real close. We have been hard at work in the studio with our good friend, Dean Jones, and things couldn't be going better. Allow us give you a brief history of the current process and progress.
 
Since the release of our last album, Champions Of The Universe, we have kept ourselves very busy with many performances at venues and festivals throughout the northeast.  Playing a lot of live shows was great, but the downside was that we didn't have much time to work on new songs.  So we decided that we would go into the studio with some bare bones ideas of songs and finish them off during the recording process. It was kind of scary because we have always had all of our songs written before going in to the recording studio.  Imagine if you had a grocery list and no grocery store. No, wait. Imagine if you had a grocery store but no pen to write a list. Wait, no. Sorry, we're not very good at metaphors.

Anyway, we put our trust in ourselves and Dean, and we have created a batch of songs that we are really proud of. We have enlisted some incredible musicians, who also happen to be long time friends, to help us with this album. Geoff Gersh (guitar) and Jay Brunka (bass) have layed down some signature sauce on our songs. (Before Ratboy Jr. and even Ratboy, Timmy and Matty, along with Geoff and Jay, had their first project together called Lost In The Sauce , but more on this another time.) Saxophonist and another long time friend, Shane Kirsch, added some horns to a few tracks that should win him a BHPEPORJTA award. Best Horn Parts Ever Played On Ratboy Jr's Third Album. (Dean should take a close second place.)  We are not done recording yet and plan on having lots of friends help out on some tracks!  

 
We would like to thank all of you, our fans, family, and friends, for you're continuing support. We are hoping for a mid-spring release and can't wait to get some new music for your ears!

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  • Who wants to hire Timmy and dean?  #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #no3secondrule #groundfood
    Who wants to hire Timmy and dean? #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #no3secondrule #groundfood
  • 3rd @ratboyjr album and @deanjones tries to sneak in a Pan Flute solo once again.  Will he succeed this time?  Stay tuned.
    3rd @ratboyjr album and @deanjones tries to sneak in a Pan Flute solo once again. Will he succeed this time? Stay tuned.
  • Phil Collins... nope it's Matty!  #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock
    Phil Collins... nope it's Matty! #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock
  • Timmy's wife Cat joins us in the studio.  She sings like a birdie with a baby in her belly.  #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio
    Timmy's wife Cat joins us in the studio. She sings like a birdie with a baby in her belly. #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio
  • Making progress. Special guest, Shane Kirsch. #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #saxomaphone
    Making progress. Special guest, Shane Kirsch. #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #saxomaphone
  • So many friends stopping by the studio.  This is our homie Shane Kirsh.  We met him and Dean Jones when they played in a ska band.  Who knows the name of that band ?? #ratboyjr #kindierock #newpaltz #rosendale  #noparkingstudio
    So many friends stopping by the studio. This is our homie Shane Kirsh. We met him and Dean Jones when they played in a ska band. Who knows the name of that band ?? #ratboyjr #kindierock #newpaltz #rosendale #noparkingstudio
  • Jay Brunka! Special guest on bass!
#ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #deanjones
    Jay Brunka! Special guest on bass! #ratboyjr #noparkingstudio #kindierock #deanjones
  • #gersh #lostinthesauce #ratboyjr.
    #gersh #lostinthesauce #ratboyjr.
  • Back in the studio. Making things happen.
    Back in the studio. Making things happen.
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