Dede and The Dreamers Interview
“The new album is something that I am so proud of,” said Alder, who sings and plays vibraphone. “It was recorded on a portable home studio all throughout the state of Michigan in basements, garages, bedrooms and homes of people. I don’t think there is an overall theme to this album, but it is a collection of 15 great songs, and overall, it has a light, daydreamy feel, so the album is well-named.”
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Dede & the Dreamers : Miss Muse by Chris Dorman
The texture of Chris Dorman's song was so fun to work with. We used marimba and strings to add our own texture that hinted to the original's mysterious quality. Since half of the Dreamers live in Traverse City, we sent the file up to Chris Michels and John Driscoll to add there own stylings to the song. I left the interpretation open to them trusting in their musicality.
WYCE : Live Studio Recording
Dede & the Dreamers : Hope & On The Move
Dede & The Dreamers perform this song from the new album 'Daydream', live at WYCE. Session aired 2016-01-28
As a child growing up in Traverse City, Dede Alder fondly recalls painting, dancing, drawing, writing poetry and “putting on shows” in her basement.
Record Eagle Article
Dede & the Dreamers Set to
Ranging from vintage-sounding vocals to indie-pop ditties to psychedelically dreamy, guitar-driven tracks, “Daydream” was recorded, edited, produced and mixed by band multi-instrumentalist Chris Michels, with well-known Traverse City musician John Driscoll playing percussion and contributing harmony vocals.