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2024 Studio Diary 4

I'm happy for fans to post links but PLEASE DO NOT TO RE-POST THIS DIARY ON SOCIAL MEDIA Studio Diary - 2024 Looking back at the making of the One Deep River album, the swift passage of time is all too apparent. So much has happened since December 2020, yes, that’s when this project started. [...]

By |2024-02-22T14:48:58+00:00February 17th, 2024|2022/23 MK album recording|0 Comments

Week 4 Making Shangri La

Week 4 Making Shangri La the making of the EPK (electronic press kit) Mark and Richard during a take. You can tell it's for film as there's no pop-shield on his mic, nevertheless Mark is partially obscured by the beautiful Telefunken 251. Richard is playing Mark's signature Strat and Mark is on his Silvertone Hornet [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:20:25+00:00February 14th, 2024|2004 Shangri La Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 3 Making Shangri La

Week 3 Making Shangri La Back in the studio this week, here's Glenn, Jim and Richard routining a new song in the control room with MK. We tend to spend quite a while discussing how we should approach each song at least to start with, ie. what guitars and amps to try and whether Jim [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:20:53+00:00February 14th, 2024|2004 Shangri La Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 2 Making Shangri La

Week 2 Making Shangri La Mark outside the studio with his Teisco Spectrum 5 We are having a week off (16th Feb) and Mark and I are back in the UK. I shall of course resume the diary when we return next Monday. 'Waynes world.. Waynes world' Here's a couple of shots of Chuck Ainlay [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:21:32+00:00February 14th, 2024|2004 Shangri La Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 1 Making Shangri La

Week 1 Making Shangri La This is a pictoral diary I compiledduring the recording sessions for Mark's 4th solo album in California during February 2004 I, and everyone in the band would like to thank everyone at Beejtar, namely Beej, Pete, Elizabeth, Myriam and Lindafor making our stay extremely pleasant, enjoyable and productive Glen warming [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:21:58+00:00February 14th, 2024|2004 Shangri La Album Diary|0 Comments

London May / June 2002

London May / June 2002 Mark, Chuck and myself continue the recording process here in London. This page will show in greater detail what exactly it is we're doing here! Basically we will be taking the project into it's next phase, that being the overdub/comping/fixing stage. Additional overdubs ie. Lead guitars and Keyboards are currently taking [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:23:26+00:00February 14th, 2024|2002 Ragpicker's Dream Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 3 April 2002

Week 3 April 2002 Mon 15th April "Is that the worst sounding chord you've ever heard?" Tue 16th April A couple of shots of Mark and Emmy running through one of the new songs. Thier voices blend particularly well and the album will be a real treat. Mark and Emmylou and another shot of the lot of [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:23:50+00:00February 14th, 2024|2002 Ragpicker's Dream Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 2 Januari 2002

Week 2 Januari 2002 Sun 27th My day off Weather Channel quote of the day "the south is just a mess" . This is our channel of choice in the studio lounge, not that we do any hanging around or anything. Mon 28th Back in the stude today, a shot here of the two Studer A800 tape [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:24:17+00:00February 14th, 2024|2002 Ragpicker's Dream Album Diary|0 Comments

Week 1 Januari 2002

Week 1 Januari 2002  Sun 20th Today is the setup day. I'm off to the studio to meet Chuck and set everything up for tomorrow's sessions. I'll start posting pics later today when I've taken some and of course I'll natter on some more. Lots of new gear to try out...lots of new mics....new tape [...]

By |2024-02-20T11:24:45+00:00February 14th, 2024|2002 Ragpicker's Dream Album Diary|0 Comments

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