Author Archives: John L
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 [..]
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 [..]
I’ve just returned from a trip to California and Mexico. I sought out musical gear shops in various cities, but didn’t completely fulfil my dreams of bringing home [..]
If you hang around some of the home studio discussion boards, such as Gearslutz or TapeOp, you’ll see lots of discussion of low-end (i.e. affordable) home studio gear [..]
A track JB and I recorded last year has been included in the latest issue of Going Down Swinging, a poetry/spoken word book+CD. Our piece, Piano Man – [..]
Rejected by SoundKILDA Music Video Festival, we join the globalised Salon des Refusés at YouTube: Okapi Guitars: Repent.
No major happenings at CutSnake lately. Video work with John Bennett continues. In particular we’re working on a mini-documentary of Erik Satie to be completed before John goes [..]
On Friday while recording some percussion with Chris I knocked over the mic stand holding my Karma K6 powered ribbon microphone. It didn’t seem to hit the floor [..]
Thanks to John Bennett, I’ve taken an interest in Glenn Gould’s approach to recording. From 1966, The Prospects of Recording.
Dipping in and out of Louise Meintjes book Sound of Africa: making music Zulu in a South African studio. p. 144 July 1989 Alton Ngubane and his band [..]