Studio Diary 3 – 2014

As promised, a final summing up the recording of the 'Tracker' album. The past few weeks has seen the final mixes leadered up on the 1" Ampex 2 track machine, boxed and Fed-Exed over the Atlantic to the prestigious Gateway Mastering facility and the capable hands and ears of Bob Ludwig. As we've done in [...]

By | November 2nd, 2014|2014 Recording Tracker|0 Comments

Studio Diary 2 – March 2014

The processes involved in making an album are as interesting as they are varied. There are many ways to record a song and almost limitless possibilities to explore. Each and every artist develops their methods and for 30 years, Mark and I have stumbled from one crisis to the next, in the vein hope of [...]

By | May 29th, 2014|2014 Recording Tracker|0 Comments

Studio Diary 1 – February 2014

Recording 'Tracker' For all of you who have waited so patiently for this recording diary to appear, well done…you passed the test. Don’t worry, you haven’t missed anything as the early stages of producing the next album really haven’t been worthy of reportage, just a lot of drinking of tea and chit chat punctuated with [...]

By | February 27th, 2014|2014 Recording Tracker|0 Comments