Monday, August 23, 2010


Some Chick is playing at the Welcome Back Coffeehouse tomorrow night in the Waybright multi-purpose room. (it's where the old melton was.) I'm not sure what time we go on, but the thing starts at 7 overall and there should be some amazing talent showing up so do your best to be there!!! See you soon!!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Some Updates

I realize I haven't updated you guys in a while about what's been going on with Some Chick, but that's because not much has been happening. I have been working two jobs until this last weekend and taking a class and Chels has been busy with work and friends and life as well so today was the first time we've been able to get together to work on musical stuff since the end of school (which was mid-May). So today we went to her house and got to play around with her new guitar (that had no high e string because she broke three of them...) and her new mini (kinda) bongos (which are actually heavier than you would expect). I had downloaded some free audio editing software offline, but we found out the hard way that an audio tag is placed about every ten seconds on whatever you save... not ok. So we tried to record it on her computer, but found out that her microphone isn't very good. Consequently, the only things we got done today was reviewing Reveal To Heal and adding bongos. (The song does sound pretty sweet and I'm pretty excited). However, I work every day the rest of this week and then next week I'm going to be in Wheaton counseling for a girls Christian hockey camp (no, I do not play hockey, but it's a long story as to how I got involved in that) so we will probably not be able to get together for a little while. I'll be sure to keep you all updated on what we are doing, but as for now, I'm going to watch the Cubs beat the A's and then hit the sack. I'm exhausted. Peace and love.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010


I have some links for you guys!!

T-Shirt designs: 1 2 3 4 5

Official Site

Pure Volume

Facebook fan page

Chels has been busy with hooking us up with a bunch of awesome stuff. We haven't been able to get together much for musical stuff, but we did play some stuff for my mom (who is a more legit source than you'd think...) and she liked it :) definitely a good sign. There isn't too much other news to share at this point, but we're definitely working on stuff. I know we really want to get another (corrected/edited) version of You, Me, & Sky out there so that it is much better. We've fixed it a lot and practiced it much more so it should get recorded sometime in the near future. Well, please check out these links and let us know if you have any suggestions or anything. We would always love to hear them!! Until then, Some Chick out.

Sunday, May 9, 2010


Some Chick had a photoshoot!! haha. still funny. Our dear friend, Kara Walz, who is a wonderful photographer and a great sport took us around our campus today and took a few pictures. The one here is our favorite from it and possibly our future album cover. We also created a purevolume site which will be linked here soon.
In other news, we could be playing at a local Hot Topic store for an all acoustic set sometime in the near future... we need to get an album length compilation of songs with a title and everything somewhere online so this girl Jenna can hear it. We also need to get enough people to come out to the show so that it will be worth it for them. So you know what this means... keep your eyes open for news and then get recruiting!!! Also, we will definitely be playing at coffeehouse in the fall. So keep your pants on. We'll play soon enough.
Today Chels and I worked on another song called Who Needs This? It's actually really upbeat. Chels had to retreat into her head for like 15 minutes in order to come up with the strumming pattern only to figure out she's actually hearing two guitars for this song. haha. She did come up with it eventually and I got half my stuff packed for the summer. Just kidding... only about a quarter of it. Haha. But it's going to be really good. I'm pretty excited. So the grand total now comes to 3 songs that we have so far. Considering we've been officially a band for two weeks and two days, it's pretty impressive. At least I think so. So I have my two hardest finals tomorrow and I pretty much haven't studied at all today. Chels, Kara, and I are working on getting started slash watching Juno... peace!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

some due explanations

So I feel like I owe a few explanations. Chels said I really should explain how we got the name of Some Chick. It's different for both of us even though we agree with the other. For her, she says that it's meaningful because we are just some girls who God has blessed with music and each other. We could basically be anyone. She knows how to write songs, and I know how to write them down and interpret what's in her mind. We really are just some chicks. For me, it was more the hilarity of it. I was walking on campus one day and someone asked who sang a song and someone said, I don't know, some chick? And it hit me that that would be an awesome band name. Examples:
"I saw some chick last week."
"I got some chick's autograph."
"I get to go backstage with some chick!!"
There are countless others, but those are the first that came to my extremely exhausted mind. I mean, this is being quite precocious, but it's still funny. I think someone should have thought of this a long time ago and perhaps someone did. Eh. If we actually make something of ourselves, it'll be God, not us in any way. Also, the name of our potential album, "From Back Home", was originally thought of just to be funny. It was my idea and I was just messing around, but Chels liked it because a lot of the songs follow that sort of theme so, again, she thinks seriously about it, and I'm just being goofy. That's why she's the lyricist... lol.
The other thing I want to explain is the first post on this blog. It's much more personal for me because this blog was originally just supposed to be mine for a little outlet of personal thoughts and randomness, but then I realized I should just use it for some chick instead. (haha. that's a good one too.) However, that post will stay there even though it's quite a bit more personal, but that's fine. No harm done.
So we haven't gotten to work on a lot of stuff the last few days because we're both crazy busy with the end of the semester. For example, I spent 2 hours at Starbucks today followed by 4 and a half hours at Panera working on a huge assignment for my Biblical Interpretations class that I finally finished. However, I have to grade like 7 assignments for Calc 3 and haven't started that. (yes, I know I'm a dork, but I love math and that is my major...) I think I'm going to go to sleep for a few hours and then get up and do that when I have a semi-rested brain. I don't think I could stretch my brain anymore tonight. So on that note, I bid thee a farewell.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

reveal to heal

Chelsea and I spent about 5 hours again last night working out her song Reveal to Heal. The strumming is definitely more difficult than You, Me, & Sky, but that's totally fine. It's gonna sound really great. It kinda stinks that we figured out we can do this the weekend before the last week of classes which is followed by finals week... I mean, it's good in one sense because it's a good release and we have summer coming up, but for these two weeks, it's going to be really hard to focus on school. I'm super excited for next year though because we're gonna put a music corner in our room that's just meant for writing stuff. Plus, this summer we're going to have the use of my awesome piano at my house!! Totally excited for that :) and my mom is awesome at this stuff so she'll be a big help too. I hope I have time with the three jobs I'm planning on having and the class I'm taking and my volleyball workouts every day... I'll definitely find time though because this is so much fun and super important to me.

We got You, Me, & Sky recorded on our friend's computer and converted it to an iTunes file so Some Chick is on my iPod. (hahahaha. kills me every time.) It's not perfect, but then again, we're playing in my dorm room on a Windows Media file so it's not exactly professional or anything. That's ok. I know a few people that may be able to hook us up with something at least semi-legit. Chels is working on our album cover for the album that may never actually come about, but we enjoy being optimistic. It's called From Back Home. (get it?? some chick from back home hahaha.) but anyways, it's actually pretty legit cuz the songs that are on it kinda follow that theme anyways. I'm pretty excited. We're basically set on playing at Johnson Hall Coffeehouse next semester which is going to be awesome cuz we're gonna get a bunch of songs done this summer. :) Well, that's about all I have to say right now. Chels and I are gonna go to lunch and then we have class which will be loads of fun... not really, but it is cuz we're in there together and we basically just goof off the whole time lol. well, peace!!

Friday, April 30, 2010

using my right brain

I am much more of a left brain person seeing as I'm a math major and I extremely enjoy problem solving. However, in the last few days, I've been using my right brain much more. Yesterday, I wrote a poem about many of the things that have been stuck inside me since my boyfriend and I broke up almost 4 months ago. I'm not sure what it's called, but here goes:

Much time has passed and here I stand,
My broken heart still in your hand.
I only want to hear you say
That everything will be okay.
How much more must I endure
Until I break or be made pure?
The thoughts of you are endless still,
But never do they bend my will.
The things you said that winter night
Have stayed with me here out of sight.
They've haunted everything I've done
And kept me from a glimpse of sun.
You'll never know the hurt you've made
And only time will see it fade.

It was good for me to finally get all that out of me and on paper, much more concrete than inside of me. It's definitely sad and kinda depressing, but there's supposed to be a thread of hope behind it. I don't know why, but whenever my emotion or hurt is overflowing, it turns into something poetic. It's the only time I seem to be able to pull that sort of stuff out of me. Which is fine. I don't really mind that. God has given me talents in other ways for me to be able to express myself like piano and guitar so that's nice.
The other way I used my right brain was today. The girl I'm going to room with next year and one of my dear friends, Chelsea, writes songs. She's not musically trained in any instrument, but she can simply hear the songs inside her head exactly how they should be played. That amazes me and I am completely impressed that everything we worked on today has been inside her head for a really long time. We spent 4 hours inside a hot practice room in front of a piano and a guitar working out the chords and notes that she wanted to express. The song turned out really good even though I have to work on my strumming... I seem to be only able to play one strumming pattern, but I'm starting to get out of that which is good. Anyways, after we work that out, it will turn into something really really good and I'm super excited. We're going to be playing stuff like that all next year because we're going to be roommates!!! :) can't wait.
Well, that's all for now. I'm watching Sound of Music while it's rain storming outside. I love rainstorms. Happy.