Author Archives: John L

Karifi CD released

Now available from CDBaby. Some percussion and vocals came out of Cut Snake.

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Mac vs. PC

At Gearslutz: I wouldn’t even consider doing a joint audio project with somebody who was using windows, because they simply don’t get it, and wouldn’t be on the [..]

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New CD from a band called Okapi: “Plenty”

Finally a new studio CD from the Okapi faction. (We’re using a slightly different name this time, given the musicians involved.) We started recording this back in 2007, [..]

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Videos via Projector Bike

Some videos made at CutSnake will be shown by Projector Bike, an event of the Sydney Fringe Festival.

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Opening an Axis 90 (Apex 215)

This Chinese ribbon mic comes in various colours under various names. Here in Australia it’s available as part of the Legacy brand. The Legacy variation isn’t listed at [..]

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The Lolita Riddle

Trailer for The Lolita Riddle documentary is now up on YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUhE_ZAv63M The documentary has been under production at CutSnake for the past 18 months. It’s a collaboration [..]

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New single from Okapi Guitars

The studio album we’ve been working on since finishing Haram Homebrew will be called Plenty. Should be out this year, but in the meantime, here’s the single at [..]

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Kizungu 3: new song

Here’s a song from our semi-acoustic side project, Kizungu 3. Nhemamusasa -Kizungu 3 A Zimbabwean mbira song we learnt from Noble Mashawa, with a local lyrical twist.

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A cut snake gathers no moss

Ah, the months have slipped past. What’s been going down at Cut Snake? At the end of January the senior members of Okapi Guitars recorded a handful of [..]

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Karifi “Gome” CD

I did a little recording for this CD back in November 2008, mostly additional drums and vocals. Most of the work was done by Craig Tudman at Lorikeet [..]

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