Week at Sonic Ranch

In September, I was part of a string quartet from Houston that spent the week at Sonic Ranch Recording Studios with Matt Kidd and his ambient music project Slow Meadow.

Sonic Ranch is located in Tornillo, Texas- about 30 miles from El Paso and a stone’s throw from the Mexican border. The sunsets were beautiful and the company was awesome!image

Also the food.


Huevos rancheros every morning (well, we had a choice, and I always chose this!) Fried egg over corn tortilla with cheese and salsa on top, usually served with bacon and  made by the amazing cooks that came for breakfast and lunch.
My mouth is watering just thinking about this.

We also watched a sunset from the top of a silo as a rainstorm approached.


The ranch cats were also fun to hang out with. Here’s Birdie, taking a snooze.


We put in about 4-5 hours a day of studio work, lest you think we climbed silos and ate delicious food all day.



Once, we rode to work on the back of a pickup truck.

The ranch roads were great for walking and running and for talking on the phone.

I did manage to get sick this week, complete with a fever, but I still had a great time!

Thanks Matt, Slow Meadow, and Sonic Ranch for having us!