Richard Hunter has released “The Lucky One,” the groundbreaking 21st century rock harmonica record. The 13 songs on this record, including ten originals plus covers of Morphine’s “Early to Bed,” Amon Tobin’s “Orphan Black,” and ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians’s “96 Tears”, are full on rockers with a unique sound driven by layers of amped-up effected harmonicas. This record establishes entirely new roles for the harmonica in a rock band, and the result is a big new sound and new life for the instrument.

I’m planning to do a series of posts describing the specific sounds and techniques I used to record every song on “The Lucky One,” and I thought I’d start out…

When I recorded with the band in Philadelphia for my upcoming record “The Lucky One,” we had to turn off the air conditioning in the studio every time we did…

“The Road Out of Here” is one of the pieces on my upcoming record “The Lucky One.” I’ve previously released a solo looped version of this tune via this site….