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Here’s a rough snippet of a song I’ve been working on called “The Fool”. It’s based around a musical theme created by the Rickenbacker. I sat on it for a while because it needed something instrumentally, and I couldn’t quite figure out what.
I prefer to create musical themes within musical theme...

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Jun 1, 2019 – Jun 30, 2019

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My friend MorganEve Swain(Brown Bird & Huntress) is available to add cello, viola, fiddle, etc.


2 weeks ago
I came to Eric with some songs and a lot of questions. He and his team helped me create something beautiful! I’m a songwriter and I’ve always had a good ear for this sort of thing but when I got working with eric it was like a switch flipped on both of us and the wheels just kept on turning. He helped me find some session musicians and a fantastic photographer and really was a mentor throughout the process. Couldn’t think of anywhere else I’d want to work on my music!
- Henry C
2 weeks ago
Eric Lichter's Dirtfloor Studios is the place for Connecticut Songwriters. Don't waste your time recording anywhere else. Eric is patient and thoughtful when it comes to assisting you in developing your songs. Dirtfloor is about the song first and foremost. Just a great place and an even greater person!!!
6 months ago
At a certain price point all recording studios in Connecticut will deliver you a fantastic mix/master of the music you’ve worked so hard on crafting. The difference Dirt Floor makes—and ultimately the reason it’s so highly regarded—is the personal touch added by Eric and company—something totally unrivaled in virtually any other studio one may visit. It’s the difference between music and art. It’s the reason someone like George Martin is so widely praised. Eric himself is a people-person, and as such is highly skilled in knowing what an artist is going for sonically—often before the artists themselves may know. In this way, the music for my album became very expansive while sticking to its original intentions; the perfect balance between what the songs are and what they could be. On top of that, he plays every damn instrument you can name—and a lot better than many folks I know. Because of this, we were able to create a very unique sounding record remarkably efficiently and in a rea...

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WNPR radio calls Dirt Floor the "Music Sanctuary of CT", and you can hear that interview at the link below.  
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