OMG - June Tabor and The Oyster Band just played "White Rabbit"! @UnionChapel
June Tabor & The Oyster Band just performed an amazing version of PJ Harvey's "That Was My Veil" @UnionChapel
June Tabor has just walked onstage at Union Chapel w/The Oyster Band - what a voice!
News we've been dreading RT @BreakingNews: Levon Helm, former leader of The Band, dies at age 71 - @recordonline bit.ly/I5xHYN
Two more vocal tracks recorded with Phil Odgers tonight - more editing this week.
Good two weeks spent mixing the new album by Sebastopol
Great day at TEDxObserver yesterday, especially the talk by Plan B's Ben Drew: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/mar/11/tedxobserver-creative-youth
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx Great talk by Plan B's Ben Drew - check out his new film "Ill Manors"
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx Goldie on stage to introduce Plan B's Ben Drew
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx Hugh Masekela on stage now!
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx very talented singer-songwriter Lianne La Havas on stage now http://www.liannelahavas.com/
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx Daniel Kish - a blind man who uses mouth clicks to "see" where he's going. He rides a bike!
#TEDxObserver http://www.guardian.co.uk/tedx - the Observer newspaper has been in existence since the 18th century!
#TEDxObserver Amadou & Mariam on stage soon....
#TEDxObserver it's packed!
#TEDxObserver here at Sadlers Wells Theatre
Off to the House of Commons today - I'm being shown around personally by Labour MP for Hammersmith, Andy slaughter - looking forward to it!
James Blake's version of "A Case Of You" is fantastic! I wonder if Joni likes it?
James Blake's version of "A Case Of You" is fantastic! I wonder if Joni likes it?
Just finished another day of heavy editing for the Phil Odgers album project - great results. Attention to details always pays off!
 
I got a Stylophone for Christmas! classic!
















19 great reviews so far - "Sunday Morning Coming Down" by Phil Odgers - click here
Just finished setting up the studio for another session tomorrow with Phil Odgers - new tracks for the up-coming album.

I'm experimenting with some techniques for recording acoustic guitar: M/S recording, with additional tube mics from my vintage collection: C12a and C28.  I'm also feeding the DI signal through my Vox Ac30 amp, plus effects. Each acoustic guitar performance will use up 7 tracks in Pro Tools!




Spent all day sorting out a problem with permissions on my MacPro and all connected drives. They were all set to Custom instead of Read & Write, so I couldn't access any data!

Thanks to the author of this link for supplying a solution.
Celebrating with our daughter, Brittany, who has just been awarded a distinction for her masters degree!
.... & Paul Epworth, Ethan Johns, Gareth Jones
Great day at #APRS lunch with record producers George Martin, Ken Scott, Glyn Johns, Chris Thomas, Rupert Hine, Robin Millar....
At the launch party in Williamsburg for issue 7 of Tom Tom, the very stylish magazine for female drummers http://tomtommag.com/index.php
Another favourable review of Phil Odgers' new EP,  "Sunday Morning Coming Down" in Folks & Roots - read it here
Happy to be involved with this team
More celebratory reviews of TMTCH's Phil Odgers new EP "Sunday Morning Coming Down" http://amzn.to/qpKaqM

Listen to Lloyd Cole discussing the making of "Broken Record" on The World Cafe podcast: click here 
5 weeks and 9 flights later, I'm back in the UK - wanna get back to OZ/NZ soon...
.....and The Glasshouse Mountains

Fab tourist day with good friends Mike & Been - The Sunshine Coast of Australia

Kanye West culture shock - tune: "Iron Man" lyrics: "no more drugs for me, pussy and religion is all I need" - unbelievable...
Just discovered the great scat solo at the end of Kanye West's "Runaway"
Magnificent sunny day in Brisbane - off to a birthday party (dunno whose, we haven't met yet...) with good friends M&B
Great 2 weeks in NZ: Wellington & Auckland. Lots of bands, radio, met loads of people, all friendly & helpful. I will be back there soon...
After a great 2 weeks in NZ, I'm sitting in Sydney airport, en route to Brisbane - another adventure!
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