USA : Platform West - digital single (cdbaby)
Douglas Blair (keyboards, bass, drum machines, nylon string
acoustic and electric guitar)
*mixed in 1988 by Douglas Blair
Bruce Kulick (steel string acoustic guitar)
*mixed in 2018 by Brian Virtue
Produced by Douglas Blair and Mike Dalager.
Basic track recorded and mixed in 1988 at Courtlen Studios in
Bruce Kulick's acoustic session is recorded in 2018 at Robby
Krieger’s studio in Glendale, CA, and engineered by Brian
Overall mix by Brian Virtue / Mastered by SOUND LAB.
Extra NOTES :
In 1988 Blair, then the lead guitarist for East Coast rock trio
RUN 21, recorded and mixed “The First Noel” at Courtlen Studios
in Hanson, MA, Extreme’s home base studio.
The recording utilized cassette, 2” and 1/4” analog tape, along
with early computer-automated mixing, yet was never officially
Thirty years later, Blair, now the longest-tenured lead
guitarist for W.A.S.P., teams up with Kulick, arguably KISS’s
consummate former lead guitarist, who in 2018 recorded an
“unplugged-style” magical counter-melody to Blair’s long-lost
Bruce Kulick, Mike Dalager and Douglas Blair worked together on
Lovecraft Rock Opera project "Dreams
in the Witch House"(from
this same LA session new tracks were cut!!).