* "Keep expectations low. There will be rough shows and hard
times. You have to make sacrifices."
* "Put yourself out there and see what happens."
When Riley's in town, he likes grubbing at The Gypsy Den at the
LAB Anti-Mall for lunch or Wahoo's for fish tacos.
The packaging for "The Artist In the Ambulance" is impressive. It
features a group of CD-sized pull-out cards that contain information
about each song on the record. Each band member gives their
impressions about the recording process of every track and each
"We wanted to capture our feelings as soon as possible," Riley
said. "The songs you put down on CD are a snapshot of a band at the
time it was recorded."
"Hopefully, reading the notes with the record adds a depth to the
record as you listen to it. People can see where we're coming from."