New York, NY (Top40 Charts) What would you do if you knew that tomorrow life on this planet, as we know it, was about to end? In the quirky, retro film short, "The Goodnight Show," teenage virgin, Sam, knows exactly how he wants to spend his last moments. He wants to drink the mature waters from the fountain of life. So, armed with a bottle of his mother's cooking wine, he sets off into the night. The next fifteen minutes are as eccentric as the film's unique cinematographic hybrid of genres. The film was written, shot and edited by budding cinematographer and Austin native, Charlie Schwan. After personally inviting Al and Christian Staehely to submit a handful of unreleased songs, Schwan was so impressed that he licensed Staehely's material for the entire soundtrack. Currently, the short is the featured film on Omeleto's homepage and is additionally available on Vimeo and YouTube."
The rich musical history of entertainment lawyer, rock n' roll frontman, and songwriter Al Staehely spans several decades, continents and subcultures. From his early days in the 70s California rock scene, playing gigs on Sunset and recording in the studios of London with the likes of Keith Moon and legendary drummer, Cozy Powell, Al has a vast storehouse of history and stories to share. The preservation of these stories and memories accompany the 50th celebration of Al's rich musical legacy. "The Vault" project will be threefold: audio, visual and audiovisual, coupling Al's favorite memories with never-before-heard digitally converted and remastered tracks from his days touring and writing with the John Cipollina Band, Cozy Powell's roadies, and much more. In a radio interview with then-Radio X CEO, Paul Heath, Al recounts the famous hotel parties where Janis and Jimi frequented and shares his professional rise to frontman for the world-famous rock group, Spirit. What a story! The business of the music industry has plenty must be preserved through these recollections from the primary sources. For this reason, Al is opening the doors to his personal vault and doing just that. You can expect "The Vault" to be entertaining and educational. People, places, history as witnessed first-hand by the man behind the mic. Check out Al Staehely's "The Vault" and you will dig it tremendously!