Author Archives: John L

Travel report #1: TBC Brass Band

The TBC (To Be Continued) Brass Band at the Blue Nile in Frenchmen St, New Orleans, July 10 2011. Audio recording: Why You Worried ‘Bout Me? (mp3). ——————————————–

Travel

Where ya been?

Yes, a long time between posts. Some of that time I’ve been travelling in the USA: New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Atlanta, New Orleans, Miami. I saw bands, and [..]

Travel

Wild West: Scratch Another Day (Selected Recordings 1980-1981)

It’s taken a while for this album to become available. Mastered at CutSnake in December 2009. Lots of history…

Recording

Analogue and digital

The attraction of tape and vinyl puzzles me. I’ve recorded to tape, and we had 4- and 8-track machines in the studio during the eighties. They were expensive [..]

Recording

Karifi CD released

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

Recording

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 [..]

Recording

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, [..]

Recording

Videos via Projector Bike

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

Video

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 [..]

Recording

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 [..]

Video