recorded by hrvoje n. at kramasonik in 2012 & 2013
mixed by hrvoje n. & matija h.
written, performed & “produced” by matija h.
vlado b.: drums
oli k.: bass
marin j.: backing vocals, additional acoustic guitar
vatro m.: backing vocals
-> 90% of “The Marshmallow Notebooks” record is mixed, so nine out of ten songs
-> May was all about mixing the record with an old pal Hrvoje Nikšić in his Kramasonik studio; Nikšo also played some Hammond organ (“I’ll OK It”, “Brand New”) and mellotron (“Every Little Thing”, “Crawl into the Warmth”) on a few tracks and even sang some backing vocals on “Brand New” and there are other guests on the album – Vlado Brljak (Marshmallows drummer from 2003 to 2005) played drums on as many as seven tracks, Vatroslav Miloš (Marshmallows drummer since 2005) and Marin Juranić, both current members of The Marshmallow Notebooks band, sang some backing vocals on a couple of tracks (“Advice, “The Last Tourist in Town (acoustic)”) and Marin also played some acoustic guitar on “Advice”, Oliver Kovač (Marshmallows bass player since 2002) played bass on “Advice”, Matko Botić played mandolin on “Summer” and Nina Bertović played the accordion on “Well”
-> mastering should be done by mid-June, so let’s say the release date is June 15
-> that’s also when The Marshmallows Notebooks (full band) are playing at Žur in Spunk
-> “The Spectacular Lo-Fi Years (2001-2008)” compilation can be downloaded for free here
-> you can listen to it for free over at last.fm as well
-> the Močvara gig with The Mighty Felon and the best Croatian young band Lolita went great; in fact, Ramljak told Matija he reminded him of Johnny Cash and a straight man touched Matija’s hair after the gig and told him he liked it
-> Gogo’s gig review can be found over at Pot Lista; it’s in Croatian of course
-> Matija was a guest on Ante Perković’s radio-show on HR (National Radio) 2; you can listen to it over at Soundcloud; it’s in Croatian of course
-> you can listen to one song from the upcoming album in Matija’s live solo version over at YouTube
-> you can also take a look at more than seventy Marshmallows (1998-2012) photos over at Facebook
Matija Habijanec aka The Marshmallow Notebooks is a singer-songwriter from Croatia. The North American vinyl reissue of 'The Marshmallow Notebooks' album was released by Ill in the Head Records in December 2016.