Good luck to all the nominees! #MPGAwards @ukMPG

The @ukMPG Awards ceremony is tonight! Check the shortlists
Dave Ruffy and Segs Jennings chat about the the re-mastering of "The Crack" album by The Ruts, ready for the imminent release of a new compilation album on Caroline (Universal Music).

Sorry - due to big changes in Google’s code, my blog link has been suspended.

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Sorry - due to big changes in Google’s code, my blog link has been suspended.

Back soon...
At Pizza Express Soho to see  @SteveSalvari tonight!
Just picked up my new 'professional composition tool': a BeatStep Pro from Arturia. This thing is versatile & powerful. Thanks to Source Distribution.
Tweaking the Slate Raven MTi (can you spot the 3 touch screens in this photo?)

Studio setup for recording Phil Milo's guitars for the 2nd album by Sebastopol

Responding to a special request from my old friend, Morgan Fisher, here's a list of all the artists and musicians who have recorded (or been mixed) in my studio, here in sunny Shepherd's Bush, West London:

Lloyd Cole, Sebastopol, Fun da Mental, Paul Clark, BJ Cole, Eliza Carthy, Johnny Scott, Swill Odgers, James Lascelles, Rachelle van Zanten, Ariel, Bobby Valentino, Mandyleigh Storm, Sparkydog & Friends, Dennis Kuzel, Cornelius, Revolver, Storm Gordon, Talitha MacKenzie, Naomi Bedford
'Lambert and Stamp' is an excellent documentary featuring the two original managers of The Who. Intelligent insights from Pete Townshend.
Just finished mixing 3 new tracks for the new album from Fun da Mental on Nation Records
At the Pizza Exoress to see (a tribute to) Peter King (ace alto sazophonist)
The Strokes (in Hyde Park) were brilliant!
At Hyde Park to see Beck and The Strokes - beautiful evening! 

I'm at Cafe Oto to see (listen to) the legendary Morton Subotnick
At the Bloomsbury Curzon to see the new documentary "Lambert & Stamp". Will report later...
The new Focusrite iPad interface arrived today. Now my new iPad Air2 is fully integrated into my Pro Tools workflow. At least it will be when the new MIDIFACE II USB MIDI interface arrives. Then I can hook up the MIDI as well as the audio.

I'm kicking off with this modest starter rig. It could easily get out of hand....!

..among the stellar cast of UK #jazz musicians: Don Weller, Art Themen, Clark Tracey, Arnie Somogyi, James Pearson, John Critchinson...
Delighted to have been at the legendary @officialronnies Ronnie Scott's Club for an amazing tribute gig to #StanTracey
Fantastic evening of music from Colin Towns / Blue Touch Paper at The Vortex!

Very happy to have attended the annual Music Producers Guild Awards last week!
Excited to be at the MPG Awards!
I've just re-strung my Danelectro Longhorn bass with La Bella Deep Talkin' Bass flat wound strings - sounds fab! 
Pleased to see that Phil Odgers' "The Godforsaken Voyage" made it onto the top 15 Underappreciated Albums That Rocked 2013 list
Proud to be at a party to celebrate the career of the legendary mastering engineer, Ian (Cooperman) Cooper!
Nice review of Sparkydog's new EP: "People Of The World"
Phew! just finished voting for The BRIT Awards - there are so many nominees...
Great to hear #WonderStufff "The Size Of A Cow" on @BBC6 this morning! Did you spot my vocal contribution (at 2:50)?
It's mayhem at Tate Britain today (in a good way...)

....Stan Sulzman, Chris Lawrence, John Taylor, Martin France,

...Andrew Cleyndert, Steve Melling, Mornington Lockett, Arnie Somogyi's Scenes In The City, Tim Lapthorn, Karen Sharp, Tony Kofi...

...Peter King, Michael Horovitz, Spike Wells, Bobby Wellins, Ben Tracey, (100 Club)..

An evening of great British Jazz at the 100 Club: Cleo Laine, Alex Dankworth, Art Themen, Don Weller, Dave Green, Clarke Tracey...

Frank Zappa'a "200 Motels" at the Royal Festival Hall

Check this great interview with Manuel Gottsching - talking about his origins in music and the inspirational atmosphere of Berlin in the 60's and 70's.

Yet another great review for Phil Odgers' album: "The Godforsaken Voyage"
Another favourable review for the Phil Odgers album: "The Godforsaken Voyage"
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